|Clay Riley (#46855958)|
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I am retired from Aerospace and devote my Volunteer time to the new Genealogy and Local History Research branch of the Brownwood Public Library across from the County Courthouse at 213 S. Broadway. Our hours are 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Tuesday thru Saturday. I am a past President of the Pecan Valley Genealogical Society here in Brown County, Texas.|
Elkin Cemetery was the first of many rural cemeteries I am photographing markers in and updating new internments. I also am working on "lost" cemeteries and cemeteries just across county lines.
I am a member of the Brown County Historical Commission and a Trustee for the Brownwood Public Library System. I volunteer my time to research historical events, people and places for persons with reasonable requests.
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|Allan Garner||Dr John Acers # 130605580|
The photo you moved to his page back when is Dr. John Acers, who did live in Clay County, TX starting in about 1873. The confusion was with his son John Thornton, who also lived there.
Suggest you edit your caption on that photo to remove the "incorrectly identified" remark, as the Historical Society has it right.
Thanks again for finding and posting, plus working with me to sort out correct placement.
|Allan Garner||RE: John Thorton Acers # 10387317|
It all worked out...Dr. John Acers was John Thornton Acers father. The photo did appear to be too old for John Thornton. Thanks for reassigning it to the correct individual. I have now also added/suggested links for the correct parents and one sibling, and hope to find the other brother and link him as well.
|Allan Garner||John Thorton Acers # 10387317|
My great grandfather cared for John the last two years of his life and then made all his burial arrangements. Your photo is interesting, but appears at odds with other info. I am sending you an email to see if we can sort this out. Please also see the copy of his obituary posted as of today.
|Anonymous||Nellie Elizabeth Chambers Burns|
I believe this is her Memorial# 34692573, but she is linked to wrong John L. Burns.
Very confusing, but they were divorced by 1940 and believe this is her buried in Harris Co, with daughter Pattie, there is a John L. Burns buried here also, but he was born in NY.
John Lemuel Burns born TN buried in Howard Co, strange there is a Nellie Chambers Woods Burns buried where he is, but she was married to Allan Burns
|Emily ||RE: McDaniel(s) in Keller Cemetery|
Hi Clay! I am sorry for the delay. I just transferred James and Catherine to you. All the best!
Added by Emily on Aug 31, 2016 1:02 PM
|LaFon Commander||Mary Elizabeth Terry Wells|
Thank you for searching. I know that her husband, James Thomas Wells, is buried in the Bangs cemetery and I do not know when he moved to Bangs. It was my understanding that he was living with his son, Thomas (Tom) and wife Selina when he died. Having said this, if he moved there before she died, perhaps she is also buried there. Anyway, I don't know where else to check. Thank you again.
|clyde fluitt||RE: Eliza Braziel Haynes|
Man, you are phenomenal.
Thanks so much.
|clyde fluitt||RE: Eliza Braziel Haynes|
Thank you so much. Eliza was my g g grandmother.
Would there be any contextual clues, such as where the photo was found, or the other photos included with it?
Again, thank you
|clyde fluitt||Eliza Braziel Haynes|
You placed a wonderful picture if Eliza on her Find a Grave page.
I had never seen it. Are you a descendant, or relative? I wondered if you have any more family history pictures like this?
Thank you for placing this picture on the page.
|LaFon Commander||Edith Wells|
Mr. Riley, Thank you for finding the newspaper article and adding it to her page. She was my mother's sister who died before my mother was born. I have another favor to ask of you, if you can. My great-grandmother, the father of my grandfather, passed away in Brown county between 1910 and 1920; at least that is as narrow as I can go with it because she was alive at the 1910 census and my great-grandfather was widowed at the 1920 census taking. Her name was Mary Elizabeth Terry Wells, wife of James Thomas Wells. She would have been the grandmother of Edith. I have searched everything I could to try to find her death date to no avail. I have been to Brownwood, also, to see if I could find it but was unable to locate anything at the library. Thank you.
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