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Shirley Burks Wells (#46511681)
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Blessed are the great grandmothers, who hoarded newspaper clippings and old letters, for they tell the story of their time.

Blessed are all the grandfathers who filed every legal document, for this provides proof.

Blessed are grandmothers who preserve family Bibles and diaries, for this is our heritage.

Blessed are father who elect officials that answer letter of inquiry, for some, this is their only link to the past.

Blessed are mothers who relate family traditions and legends to the family, for one of her children will surely remember.

Blessed are the relatives who fill in family sheets with extra data, for them we owe the family history.

Blessed is any family whose members strive for the preservation of records, for theirs is a labour of love.

Blessed are the children who will never say, "Grandma, you have told that old story twice today."
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Jan Baker
Phyllis Sharik
Hi, Shirley. Would you please transfer my mother's memorial over to me? It is # 31820096 and my # 48710610. Thank you so very much!
Added by Jan Baker on Sep 01, 2017 1:49 PM
Ernie Tillman
Findagrave request
Please link Vernon Tillman 18688794 to parents:

father E.N. Tillman 177154881
mother A. K.tillman 19003205

Thanks Ernie Tillman
Added by Ernie Tillman on Aug 12, 2017 7:48 AM
Linda Fourroux
RE: Patricia Simon's obit
Removed the obit, have a great day!!
Added by Linda Fourroux on Jul 04, 2017 10:12 PM
Sheila Woody Herrera
RE: Re: Myrtle Tidwell
Sorry about that...59599030 is Myrtle Cornett Tidwell
Added by Sheila Woody Herrera on Jun 23, 2017 10:42 AM
Renee Shelfer
I am an Alford and looking for information or connections connections.
Added by Renee Shelfer on Jun 11, 2017 8:49 AM
S.R. Finklea / S.R. Finklea Sr.
Hello, I've been connecting the dots on my Meeks family. My g'mother's twin sister Effie Mae Meeks married John Hanna Finklea, son of S. R. Finklea (1833 - 1910) & Louisiana Spiller Finklea (1866 - 1961) - which doesn't mesh with the note left on the memorial for S.R. Finklea - where S.R. md(1) to Louisiana Spillers & (2) to Carrie Lee Spillers. So, I looked for more info via google. - - - I don't know how one Barbara J. Frost connects to the Finkleas & Spillers, but here's that family info. on her website: - - - Can you give me more info / source? Thanks, much appreciated.
Added by Nancy on May 13, 2017 3:01 PM
Pat Carter
Hi Mrs. Shirley
Tell me again what you wanted me to know
Added by Pat Carter on Apr 29, 2017 11:47 PM
Cherie Gardner Rawlings
Lula M Thomas
FHL-SLC 976.3 B2gr Vol 13-14 Louisiana Genealogical Register Vol 14 Sep 1967 p43 Cook Cemetery submitted by Mrs Melvin B Short Monroe, LA who wrote: Born 8 JUNE 1887...if you live close it might be worthwhile taking a look since I cannot tell from the pic.
Thank you very much for all your hard work!
Added by Cherie Gardner Rawlings on Apr 19, 2017 6:58 PM
Cherie Gardner Rawlings
Lou Jones and Johnnie should be Bonner
according to this source:
FHL-SLC 976.3 B2gr Vol 13-14 Louisiana Genealogical Register Vol 14 Sep 1967 p43 Cook Cemetery submitted by Mrs Melvin B Short Monroe, LA who wrote: The following are all on one headstone, in one grave: Memory of Johnnie, born 7 Jan 1868, died 20 Jan 1869; Lou Jones, born 11 May 1869, died 23 May 1869; and 2 unnamed infants, children of Dr. William and Louisa Bonner.
Added by Cherie Gardner Rawlings on Apr 19, 2017 6:52 PM
Mike Teague
Nancy Peradine Sexton Teague
Could someone tell me the ancestry of Nancy Teague Find A Grave 16717197. There is a daughter of William M Teague named Nancy Teague who married John Goodnight I believe who later died around 1930 or 1940. Could this Nancy be the same Nancy?
Added by Mike Teague on Feb 13, 2017 5:00 PM
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