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Gail Hinton Seward (#46961204)
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Hi, my name is Gail & I live in Illinois. I have been researching my family for 50yrs, since I was 15. Family names are Hale/Weaver/Spangler in TN & IL, Hintons around the Fisher, IL area & McAtees around the McLean Co & Ford Co, IL areas, Waggoners from Edgar Co, IL.
I have a Hinton Family History book that was self published by Daisy Hinton Bonner in 1980, Daisy passed away in Jul 2012 at 109 yrs old...with this as my guide & I have continued her research that she shared with Harley & Ethel(Wright)Hinton, I have found some new cousins as they did & have been having a good time conversing with them.
I hope to meet more.

Have a great day!
Gail Hinton Seward
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Bonnie Koke
RE: Darcas E. Shoemaker - McAtee
Dear Gail; I did find an obituary for Darcas which I added to her memorial. I am not related, just like to add info to help others.

I have transferred her memorial to your care.
Glad I could help.
Bonnie #46798294

Added by Bonnie Koke on May 15, 2017 8:35 PM
Sgt Daxter
RE: Ruth Edith (Hale) Kerr
No, I don't think she is connected to Jesse Kerr. I also saw where someone had added it to their ancestry tree.

That is a different Ruth that just happened to be born in the same year and lived in San Bernardino County also.

On the headstone there is no readable death date. I believe the manager of that memorial found our Ruth with the same birth year in the California Death Index and added the death year.

That is a Jesse Valentine Kerr and he can be found in City Directories with Ruth as early as 1949 when she was still married William Virgil Kerr.

I found a small notice in the paper where she was filing for divorce.

I will send you copies of the newspaper articles to your yahoo email address they will be from epwah.
Added by Sgt Daxter on Feb 13, 2017 4:56 PM
Sgt Daxter
Kerr - Bain
Find A Grave Memorial# 161934098 - Husband of Charlotte Patricia Kerr
Added by Sgt Daxter on Feb 12, 2017 3:41 PM
Sgt Daxter
RE: Ruth Edith (Hale) Kerr
Wife - Ruth Edith (Hale) Kerr Find A Grave Memorial# 147865142 (She filed for divorce in Sept 1956)

Husband - William Virgil Kerr - Find A Grave Memorial# 123106583

Son - William Virgil Kerr Jr. - Find A Grave Memorial# 36500848 (Was murdered in Phoenix Ariz, along with a friend, 3 men were convicted of the murders.

Son - Kenneth M. Kerr - Find A Grave Memorial# 147865164 (Died in Michigan)

Daughter - Charlotte Patricia Kerr married to a Ray Randille Bain Jr. (June 1961)

Daughter - Edwyna Faye Kerr married to Paul Richard Davis (1957)

My connection is thru Gloria Sue (Cline) Kerr who was married to William Virgil Kerr Jr. in 1962

I found wedding articles and the murder stories in newspapers along with Kenneth's obit.

D. Hawpe
Added by Sgt Daxter on Feb 12, 2017 3:23 PM
Sgt Daxter
Ruth Edith (Hale) Kerr
Find A Grave Memorial# 147865142

This is the daughter Ruth Edith Hale that you said you couldn't locate in the biography's of Joseph Hale and Malinda "Lindy" Humphrey Hale.

California, Death Index, 1940-1997

Name: Ruth Edith Kerr
[Ruth Edith Hale]
Social Security #:413096314
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 26 Jan 1906
Birth Place: Tennessee
Death Date: 24 Feb 1991
Death Place: San Bernardino
Mother's Maiden Name: Humphrey
Father's Surname: Hale

I have sent edits to have her linked to her parents.

D. Hawpe

Added by Sgt Daxter on Feb 12, 2017 12:35 PM
Mary Schatz
Nels Thorson
Gail - Thanks for your message on the duplication. With just a quick look as I'm having my breakfast, this is even more complicated then you have indicated. Leona Mathis is deceased and the findagrave people will make edits and also make transfers. The cemetery that Leona added Nels Thorsen to is a different cemetery with almost the same name and separated by just a few miles. Let me gather my thoughts and known information. If it is okay with you, I will correspond thru email. It's an easier way for me to track my correspondence. Mary
Added by Mary Schatz on Feb 10, 2017 8:18 AM
B Long
RE: Paul Edward Hale
Thanks Gail! If I can help you with anything in the Knoxville ares please let me know.

Added by B Long on Dec 19, 2016 12:29 PM
RE: Capt. John F. Monroe
I found some information on the removal of soldiers who died at Bowling Green, Ky, to Nashville National Cemetery.

The original interments were the remains of soldiers removed from temporary burial grounds around Nashville’s general hospitals, as well as the Civil War battlefields at Franklin and Gallatin, Tenn., and Bowling Green and Cave City, Ky. There are 4,141 unknowns interred at Nashville National Cemetery.

Added by Janet on Nov 21, 2016 12:04 PM
RE: Capt. John F. Monroe
Thank you. I have submitted edits to the memorial owner and linked Captain Monroe to his widow' memorial.
Added by Janet on Nov 21, 2016 11:48 AM
Vern Paul
RE: Sally Betty Bridgewater - Kingsley - Hale
I have updated Sally's memorial (#42469495) and added a link to her first husband's memorial. Sally and I share immigrant ancestor Samuel Bridgwater [1637-c1708] of Henrico Co., Virginia. Kind regards, Vern Paul.
Added by Vern Paul on Oct 12, 2016 4:20 AM
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