Diane Vinson-Childers

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Please forgive me if I make mistakes!

Just trying to figure out the Vinson Family and trying to get everybody connected. My dad and I happened to jump into the Trent Cemetery on Crabtree Mountain Rt 37 in Wayne County WV. looking for the Vinson Cemetery at Ft Gay WV. (Don't ask) Horse Creek. I transferred to Faye and Dan Francis. They are really quick with edits. I also transferred Memorials to Susan of the Logan County memorials. She is good also. I just want memorials that are personal family members. You are welcome to my photos. I will gladly transfer your Loved Ones!

Mission accomplished on Vinson Family. Special thanks to Lisa Vinson-Arvantis daughter of Simon Peter, son of Lazarus. Also thanks to Patricia Hayes-Vinson wife of Doyle Vinson of Norman, OK.

Father's side, Alvah Lloyd Vinson, Dempsey, McCoy, Testement, Epling, Nicewander, Williams.

Mother's side, Sophia Mae Gebhardt-Parsons, Blake, Linkfield, Richardson, Elmore, Parsons, Davis, Morrison.

Mark's Father, Glen Forrest "Jack" Childers from Kentucky

Also working on the Vinson, Peters, See and Johns families connection.

An Excellent Resource for research is The History of the Big Sandy Valley its earliest settlements and history of its people by William Ely is on-line and can be downloaded. Early Family Histories noted. (WV & KY)

The Big Sandy by Carol Crowe-Carraco. (Kentucky)

Last Train to Dunlow
Trail of the Powhatan Arrow
Murder along the Tracks
"Wheels Aflame, Whistles Wide Open"
Better Take Two Guns
(Railroad Detectives)
(WV & KY) History of the N&W Big Sandy Line, (Kenova to Williamson)
by Kay Stamper-Dickinson & Jack L. Dickinson

Jack also has Civil War Books at Marshall University (Civil War room).

Some people are on FindaGrave to take photos, some add memorials, some connect families. If it takes more than a couple of days for me to do an edit, send me an e-mail and say Hey, I have an edit in.

*The most beautiful obituary ever written*
Frances E. Vinson #133184534

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