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candlwood (#47086587)
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Bio Photo Googling a "great-great-great" family member's name during the year 2000 brought numerous hits. Many of these tidbits of information were news to my family and nothing like we had imagined, thus I caught the genealogy bug.

My maternal lines: Boswell, Garrett, McGaw, Sellars, Shanks.
My children's paternal lines: Bond, Grice, Holcomb, Jackson, Lacy, McCarver, Sweatman, Underwood.

They migrated from southern states to east Texas by wagon or boat mainly before the Civil War (up to 12 years before); however, our Boswell family members arrived via railroad train circa 1910.

(I lived in Texas most of my life, but recently moved to northern California.)
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Bond (MS>TX) (30)
Boswell (Scotland>MD?>NC>... (98)
Garrett (SC>AL) (20)
Holcomb (SC>AR>TX) (2)
Holland (SC>AL>TX) (29)
Lacy (Wales>VA>TX) (15)
McCarver (Scotland?>NC>AR... (25)
McGaw (Scotland>Ireland>S... (27)
Underwood (AL>MS>TX) (48)
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Messages left for candlwood (63)[Leave Message]
Donald Ward
Just wanted to drop you a note of appreciation for a photo you took at Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington, Texas in 2012 (Claude David Lantz headstone). You took a long, angled shot that showed the lake in the background. With that perspective, I was able to quickly locate the marker and fulfill a photo request for his wife Irene's headstone this morning. Since Moore will no longer give burial location info to anybody but immediate family (and then very grudgingly) clues like this are a Godsend.
Very best regards,
Donald J. Ward
Arlington, Texas
Added by Donald Ward on Jul 05, 2017 9:47 AM
Steven W. McGaw
McGaw Ancestry
Dear Candy, I am very impressed to find out about your website. I was particularly impressed to see information on James Jordan McGaw's involvement at Chicamauga Battlefield.
Added by Steven W. McGaw on Jul 20, 2016 3:34 PM
RE: Re: Burrell Jackson
Candice, I am a descendant of Burrell Jackson's twin sister, Mary Jane Jackson Hunt. You can contact me at Thanks!

Added by M.E. on Sep 11, 2014 6:50 PM
RE: John Wigg Boswell
RE: John Wigg Boswell obit removed as requested
Added by Anonymous on Sep 01, 2014 11:55 AM
John Wigg Boswell
Are you still working on Find A Grave? I have some obits I would like to add,if you don't mind adding them for me.
Added by Anonymous on Jul 10, 2014 8:08 AM
Norma Miller
RE: LaFon Thompson
Thank you so much.
Added by Norma Miller on Jan 26, 2013 6:52 PM
Clara Margaret Oliver Bond
Hello -
My name is Paul Nelson and I am the Great-Grandson of Clara Bond.
Among Clara's 11 Children was Clara Angeline Bond who married Luther Mason Dye in 1917 (My Grandmother and Grandfather). They had two children: James Dye and Anna Ruth Dye (My Mother). Mom married Marshall Sherwood Nelson (Born ? - Died 1972) in 1947 and moved to California. They had 4 children total: Steven (Stillborn, 1947); Mark Allen Nelson (Born 1950, Died Mar. 2012); James Marshall Nelson (Born 1952 - now living in Maryland) and myself, Paul Erik Nelson (Born 1964 - Now living in Washington State). My Mom, Anna Ruth (Dye) Nelson re-married a man named Fred Wright and now goes by Anna Ruth Wright. She also lives here in Washington State and will turn 86 in November 2012.
How nice to find extended Family! Hoping this finds you all well!
Added by Pen64 on Oct 22, 2012 7:16 PM
Walter Dunn
Find A Grave Correction: James Alcornş
I will probably remove the sites in Llano Cemetery.

Walter Dunn
Added by Walter Dunn on Jul 04, 2012 8:26 AM
Alex Roller

Thank you for the photo. I am grateful for your kindness and sincerely appreciate all your help.

Have a great day!

Alex Roller
Added by Alex Roller on Jun 02, 2012 6:43 AM
Matt's Mom
RE: Ruth Hazel Bryce double-marker photo
I have made the memorial for Norman Leslie Bryce, # 90758609. Please upload the photo when you get a chance. Thank you very much.
Added by Matt's Mom on May 26, 2012 10:36 AM
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