Sadly, Texas Genealogy Bug has passed away. Please consider visiting their Find a Grave memorial page and leaving some virtual flowers. Their enthusiasm for cemeteries and willingness to help future generations lives on through their contributions to Find a Grave.
I have been doing genealogy for over 40 years. My Mom got me interested in researching our family when I was 18. I now maintain the Henderson County TXGenWeb site: www.usgenwebsites.org/TXHenderson/index.htm.
I am a member of the Henderson County Historical Commission, TX A.G.O. (Athens Genealogical Org.), Sarah Maples Chapter of the NSDAR and The Confederate Rose Texas Chapter of the UDC - United Daughters of the Confederacy. I also help out with the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
I like to help out researchers and by adding other names maybe someday someone will add my allusive ancestors.
Go to my Dad's memorial Ray Shumate and leave a flower, he loved motorcycles, airplanes and old cars!!
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The Genealogists Psalm
Genealogy is my pastime, I shall not stray.
It Maketh me lie down and examine half-buried tombstones. It Leadeth me into still courthouses;
It restoreth my ancestral knowledge.
It leadeth me in paths of census records and ship's passenger lists for my surname's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the shadows of research libraries and microfilm readers,
I shall fear no discourgement.
For a strong urge is within me;
The curiosity and motivation they comforteth me.
It annointeht my head with burning mid-night oil; My family group sheets runneth over.
Surely birth, marriage, and death dates shall follow me all the days of my life;
And I shall dwell in the house of a family history seeker forever.
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