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Linda Dukes (#46842176)
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Bio Photo Please do not use the "LEAVE A PUBLIC MESSAGE" for Edits, there are Edit tabs for that...PLEASE use the EDIT TABS for each individual memorial-If you do not use the edit tab, you may be deleted without a response. THANK YOU

DO NOT write essays, paragraphs/personal beliefs/hate notes/love notes ETC ETC in the token section of a memorial, it is for a "token", flower, flag ETC
If you have some information regarding the individual, you should USE THE EDIT TAB !!!, So the owner of the memorial can add the appropriate information.

**********PLEASE DO NOT POST COPIES OF DEATH CERTIFICATES ON MY MEMORIALS**********

Let me repeat that for those of you who may have difficulty reading english...

**********DO NOT POST COPIES OF DEATH CERTIFICATES ON ANY MEMORIAL THAT I HAVE POSTED**********

IF SOMEONE POSTS A DEATH CERTIFICATE ON ANY MEMORIAL AND THE OWNER DOES NOT WANT THEM POSTED TO THEIR MEMORIALS, YOU CAN CONTACT SUPPORT@FINDAGRAVE.COM, AND THEY WILL REMOVE THEM :-)

My main focus has been on Benton County Missouri, because my father's people settled there in 1859, and married into many different families; Carleton, Parker, Blankenship, Slinker, Cook, Haase, Hunter, Briggs, Carpenter, Delozier, Boring, McMillin, VanHoozer, Chastain, Crouch, Mayhugh etc. They also brought a few different families with them in a wagon train, including; Hurt, Graham, VanHoozer, Sellers, Parker, Cate/Cates etc...
Before running water, you needed to live near water. Most of the small Cemeteries near water were "moved" by the Corps of Engineers.
In preperation for the Kaysinger Dam Project, later called Truman Dam
Moved is a loose term, a cousin and friend who we will call Mr Chastain told me in 2009 when he was younger, and still living in Benton Co MO. He watched the Carleton Family Cemetery being "moved" They used a large flat bed truck and a couple guys with shovels, they would lift the headstone onto the back of the truck, and scoop one shovel full of dirt and throw it on the stone, then onto the next. NO bodies were ever moved...I am pretty sure this true for a lot of small family Cemeteries...
Back in the day, headstones were a luxury that few could afford, many field stones were used, Wooden markers, that rotted away, or Cedar Trees now long dead...but that burial would be lost within a few generations, as people moved away etc.

Quality, not quantity...

additions and or corrections always welcome

**I do not respond to negativity**







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Bonnie Ward Williamson
George Lewis Edwards Memorial# 156676078
I have already suggested a link of George Lewis Edwards to his parents, Henry and Malvina (Cox) Edwards, on the edit tab as required. This is NOT an edit request, simply a random act of kindness.

We are identifying unmarked graves in Mount Olive Cemetery, Doniphan Co., KS. The memorials I have added for George's parents contains added information from cemetery and funeral home records which may be of interest to you.

Bonnie
Added by Bonnie Ward Williamson on Jun 19, 2017 12:57 PM
Baxter B. Fite III
Wagoner John Dukes, Co. K, 86th Illinois
Thanks for the info on John and his parents. What else can you tell me about him and his children. Looking forward to hearing from you again. Baxter
Added by Baxter B. Fite III on Jun 17, 2017 3:35 PM
Eddieb
LCDR. JOHN GARY GRIFFITH
Thank you so very much for the added information on LCDR Griffith. I have already added to his biographical site.

Sincerely,
Edna
Added by Eddieb on Jun 13, 2017 8:57 AM
botheja
Mary Jane Larrabee (nee Ross) # 70168410
Hello Linda,

Thanks for updating Mary's middle name. Much appreciated!

Kind regards,

Jim
Added by botheja on Jun 12, 2017 7:05 PM
 

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