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Richard Penland (#46958492)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo Just an explorer looking for the next adventure!!

If you find any errors or duplicates or have additional information for any memorial I've posted, please don't hesitate to send me a Correction/Suggestion from the EDIT tab. I'll be glad to make corrections/additions.

PLEASE provide the memorial # or use the Suggestion method from the EDIT tab. I receive over 200 email updates a day. Without this information your update will be delayed or ignored.

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Kathy Atkinson Crownover
Johnny C Parks
You mentioned you had forgotten who had requested that you do the memorial. I looked down in your messages and there are a couple people listed there that contacted you. It appears you have his middle initial wrong, they have it as C. Other than that, I believe yours is the correct one. Please contact me and I will delete mine if you concur.
Thanks, Kathy Crownover
Added by Kathy Atkinson Crownover on Sep 10, 2015 12:29 AM
Kathy Atkinson Crownover
RE: Johnny C. Parks vs. Johnny D. Parks
Hello Mr. Pendland,

I read this article was about Johnny C Parks about the drought and how it had uncovered a cemetary. I did a search for Johnny C Parks because its what the article said. Since there was no memorial for him, I did one. This is in Texas and I'm from Oklahoma but not any where near it to go research it. The article was sad and I didn't want this child to not have a memorial. Let me know which one is correct and I will delete mine if it is incorrect. Very interesting, isn't it!
Kathy Crownover
Added by Kathy Atkinson Crownover on Sep 10, 2015 12:22 AM
RE: 152nd Indiana Infantry
Thank you for the info on your Great Grandfather....he led a very interesting life.
Added by knighthawk40 on Oct 21, 2014 9:31 PM
RE: Jorgs & Hashbergers
I have transferred all those I had to you. If you see any I missed, please let me know :)
Added by Bonnie on Jan 29, 2013 8:28 PM
RE: Hashberger and Jorg in Rose City Cemetery
It seems I manage Julia and Thomas Hashberger and six Jorgs at Rose City Cemetery. Did you want all those transferred?
Added by Bonnie on Jan 28, 2013 10:29 AM
Charlene Marvin
RE: Question about one of your photos
That isn't a problem with me! There are some on here that hold the pictures like they are gold and won't release them for anything but if I post a picture it is free for any family member to use! It isn't a problem if you want to cancel the site either, just glad she is still with you! Charlene
Added by Charlene Marvin on Jan 03, 2013 9:43 PM
Johnny D Parks
hi Richard here are Johnny's brothers and sisters per 1900 census. Sam 3-1878, Tom C. 3-1879, Annie L. 1-1885, William J. 12-1887, Addie 1-1889, Guy 3-1891, Trula 4-1893, Walter 4-1895 (died 8-12-1968 Fruiland cemt. Tx) Roy 1898, Clayton 5-1900. his father Alex died 6-19-1933 Tx. according to the 1910 census there were 13 children born but only 11 lived. J
Added by J on Nov 21, 2011 6:41 PM
Cathy Porter-Maynard
Johnny's family.

In doing a bit of census research, it appears that little Johnny C. Parks (1881-1882), could have been baby son of Alexander Thomas Parks, and his wife, Senie Davis Parks. Johnny would have been born "between" census years; therefore, he would not have been listed with his family in census data.
In 1880, prior to Johnny's birth, his family would have been living in Llano County, Texas. (1880 Census, attached below).


Alex Thomas Parks, Find A Grave Memorial# 32509029.

Arsena Jane "Senie" Davis Parks, Find A Grave Memorial# 32509175.

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Precinct 2, Llano, Texas

Name: Ellex [Alex] Parks
Age: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Senie Parks
Occupation: Farming
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name / Age
Ellex [Alex] Parks 19
Senie Parks 19
Sam Parks 2
Tom Parks 1

Added by Cathy Porter-Maynard on Nov 21, 2011 1:24 PM
Cathy Porter-Maynard
Baby Johnny C. Parks. (Re: *Old* Bluffton Cemetery, beneath the waters of Lake Buchanan).
SUBJECT: Baby Johnny C. Parks (1881-1882).
*Old* Bluffton Cemetery, TX (Lake Buchanan).

I sincerely thank-you, Sir, for creating the Find-A-Grave "Memorial" for little Johnny Parks, whose grave, along with so many others, was lost and forgotten, beneath the waters of Lake Buchanan.

Lost, no more.
Rest in peace, precious child.

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"But don't forget the pioneers!
Brave heroes and heroines!
Their graves shall yet be found,
And monuments shall mark their dust,
As sacred earth and ground."

SOURCE: Mr. Wally Garchow.

Added by Cathy Porter-Maynard on Nov 21, 2011 10:48 AM
Bluffton TX
Thanks for adding the graves exposed by the drought.
Is there a way to take photos of the headstones now exposed?
Added by Genhunter on Nov 20, 2011 3:27 PM
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