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Dana Meeks (#46876679)
 member for 10 years, 8 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo I wrote the following few paragraphs when I first started researching my tree. They are as true today as they were back then. However, If there's one thing that has shown to be more important than anything else it's teamwork!! No one person can document all the information that needs to be made public. That's why the edit tab at the top of your profile page is so important. Please give a look at that list of entries as often as possible. As you process the entries, visiting the memorial pages and comparing them to your own work is crucial and informative. You'll find family members that you were never able to find before, because now,they've been linked. Genealogy is not fiction, its facts. Facts about every person listed. Check it out, you never know what may have been added since your last visit.

As far as genealogy is concerned, I guess I'm a "newbie" started in 2005. My mother died in April, my step father died in July, and my sister died in October all in 2005. It finally dawned on me that all my history was gone. I've found some great people out there willing to help me to put my "tree" together. I want to give back as much as I've gotten. I take pictures of headstones in cemeteries that I visit and intend to do more. I want to share those photos with anyone who wants to use them.

If I've input some of your family and they are not relatives of mine, I'll gladly transfer them to you. Please use the edit tab on the memorial page to make your suggestions and add your links. The common courtesy of asking for changes and links instead of demanding is appreciated.

I can't stress enough the importance of the edits tab. The edit tab contains a list of corrections or additions that someone else has found for established memorials. Please look at this tab and process the ones listed for you. This is one of best "team" projects for genealogy. Let's all contribute the little pieces of information that everyone else may not have. IT'S ALL IMPORTANT.
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Eva Jean Smith
My aunt that is listed as Iva Jean . is Eva Jean Smith buried in old ward cemetery. her parents are Grace(Ward) and Samuel Smith. Grandparents are Thomas and Marcella (Bowens) Smith. and Allen and Ida Ward. Siblings are Annamae(Smith) Browning. Carl Smith, Dennis Smith and James Allen Smith. My name is Denise(Smith) Hubbard. Thank you
Added by Lynn on Aug 14, 2017 10:35 PM
Ballard Moore
Thank you for identifying the correct info for Mr. Moore. I have made the changes you submitted, removed the individual's identity that submitted the previous info, and listed you as the provider of the new info.
Added by BuckeyeGal on Aug 07, 2017 5:54 AM
My aunt
On the old ward cemetery in offutt Kentucky. My aunt's name is Eva Jean Smith not iva. Thanks
Added by Lynn on Jul 29, 2017 4:08 PM
Jenine Kimbler
147426439 Martha Gayhart Lovejoy
If I recall correctly the Barth Gayhart family was confusing and difficult to determine which Alley sister was the mother of which child. Can you tell me what document showed that Martha was the child of Sarah Elizabeth instead of Belle? Both Alley sisters were living in the same household in Boone County, WV with Barth in the 1920 census, but Osie and Morg were listed as Alley not Gayhart
Added by Jenine Kimbler on Jul 25, 2017 4:25 AM
Karen DaPra
RE: Dorland Snow 18235842
Dana, I have info for you but cannot get an e-mail to go through. Please contact me at

Karen DaPra
Member 46799206
Added by Karen DaPra on Jun 02, 2017 3:38 AM
Double L
RE: Thank you for the transfer!!!
Dear Friend, You're more than welcome. Have a blessed day.
Added by Double L on May 30, 2017 11:41 AM
Emma Laughter
Thank you for info, they have been linked to family members.
Added by Helen on May 27, 2017 5:45 PM
William Riley/Rawleigh/Raleigh Burrell
I have made a note in the Bio for this person that deals with your question. Since I did not create this memorial, I did not enter the name.
Added by Howell on May 09, 2017 4:56 AM
Double L
RE: Jones Transfers
You are more than welcome. Thank you for the compliment, and back to you for all you do and have done on findagrave. Have a blessed day.
Love and prayers,
Added by Double L on May 06, 2017 7:17 PM
Eleanor Morrison Lawson
James Barnwell b. 1816
Dana thanks for all you have done for me in the past. Will you see if you can straighten this out?
I will be ever in your debt.
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James and Isabel Barnwell's markers
The ones on Find a Grave for James b.1816 and Isabel b. 1818 are the markers I am referring to
William and Lucretia Morrison's Isabel according to census and family records was 1830. and the 1860 census has James being born abt 1822.
Also Lucretia Cleland Morrison was born 1813
I don't really believe she could have had a child
in 1818 at age 5.

This needs checked out because Wm and Lucretia were my Great grandparents. I cannot go along with this.

Eleanor M Lawson
Added by Eleanor Morrison Lawson on Apr 28, 2017 7:50 PM
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