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Deborah Wall (#46976690)
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Bio Photo We Are The Chosen

We are the chosen. In each family there is one who seems called to find
the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, to
tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve.

Doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing
life into all who have gone before. We are the storytellers of the tribe.
All tribes have one. We have been called, as it were, by our genes. Those
who have gone before cry out to us, "Tell our story!" So, we do. In
finding them, we somehow find ourselves. How many graves have I stood before
now and cried? I have lost count. How many times have I told the
ancestors, "You have a wonderful family; you would be proud of us." How many times
have I walked up to a grave and felt somehow there was love there for me?
I cannot say. It goes beyond just documenting facts. It goes to who am I
and why do I do the things I do. It goes to seeing a cemetery about to be
lost forever to weeds and indifference and saying, "I can't let this
happen." The bones here are bones of my bone and flesh of my flesh. It goes to
doing something about it. It goes to pride in what our ancestors were able
to accomplish, how they contributed to what we are today. It goes to
respecting their hardships and losses, their never giving in or giving up,
their resoluteness to go on and build a life for their family. It goes to deep
pride that the fathers fought and some died to make and keep us a Nation.
It goes to a deep and immense understanding that they were doing it for us.
It is of equal pride and love that our mothers struggled to give us at
birth.
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Linda & Joe Richards
RE: Curtis King
I have sent you an e-mail to the address on your profile.
Added by Linda & Joe Richards on Apr 08, 2015 7:26 PM
Myra IV 💕
RE: Alberta
Awesome! Thank you for updating her so quickly. I've worked very hard on her :)
if you should like to transfer her memorial I would be happy to have her... She was my great aunt. I've been doing extensive work on her side. :)
Thank you gain Deborah, for all of your help & contributions!
Myra
Added by Myra IV 💕 on Apr 06, 2015 4:38 PM
Valerie Neal
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I wanted to let you know I really enjoyed reading what you have written on your page!
Added by Valerie Neal on Mar 28, 2015 2:42 PM
Valerie Neal
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I wanted to let you know I really enjoyed reading what you have written on your page!
Added by Valerie Neal on Mar 28, 2015 2:42 PM
Valerie Neal
William Carroll King
I have added the obituary you provided. Thank you for the additional information!

Val
Added by Valerie Neal on Mar 26, 2015 4:56 PM
Leroy30
Mary Hoppel Smith
Thanks Deborah. : )
Added by Leroy30 on Mar 20, 2015 9:09 PM
Libba Criddle
Wesley Chapel Cemetery
I forgot to tell you, there are some churches there.... Parkersburg Baptist Church, and a Methodist church (I do not know the name). There is also an African - American Church about 1/2 mile away. I'm not sure, but I don't know that any of these churches keep the cemetery records.
Added by Libba Criddle on Mar 18, 2015 12:54 AM
Libba Criddle
RE: Wesley Chapel Cemetery - Houston,MS.
Sorry I'm so late in seeing your message. I just neglect going to this page as often as I should. Wesley Chapel Cemetery in located about 4 miles north of Houston, MS, at the intersection of Hwy 15/32. I'm sorry but I do not know who keeps the records there. At one time I was told that Wallace Norman, Jr kept them, but I'm not sure about that. It is a pretty big cemetery and I think all the graves, except for new ones, are posted to Find A Grave website. If you write me again, please write to my email address... libba.joe@hotmail.com and maybe I'll pick it up quicker.
Added by Libba Criddle on Mar 18, 2015 12:51 AM
John Agner
Thank you again
Hi Deborah,

It is my great pleasure to thank you again.

You helped me last year with my Great Grandparents, Henry Agner & Elizabeth Roemer Agner, who are buried at the Riverside Cemetery in East Liverpool, Ohio. Just now I found you have identified where Herman Roemer, Elizabeth’s father, died and where he is buried.

Now the request, can you point me to where you found that Herman died in East Liverpool and was buried in Butler, PA?

Thanks again for the wonderful work you do.

John Agner
Added by John Agner on Mar 01, 2015 12:09 PM
Timothy Cahalan Beilby
Beilby
Deborah,

I just added obit for Clarence Beilby Find A Grave 28931163.
Please connect Gladys Beilby Clarence's wife Find A Grave 28931167.

Timothy Cahalan Beilby
Added by Timothy Cahalan Beilby on Feb 02, 2015 1:30 PM
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