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Bio Photo i am 82 years old and a retired scientist. have a PHD degree from a major university.Was involved in cancer research for the whole of my 36 year career as a scientist. my hobby is family genealogy.Mary and I married on december. 28, 1952 and we celebrated our 50th on that date in 2002 and our 60th in 2012.
FAMILIES I RESEARCH ARE HUMPHREY(S)AND BOON FROM GREENBRIER CO., WVA, KINSER FROM JOHNSON CO., TX, SNIPES FROM MANGUM, GREER CO., OK, SARRETT FROM TILLMAN CO., OK AND CAMDEN, Benton CO., TN.

I have one sister, Nancy, 13 years younger than me.she is a super nurse!

MARY WAS A MEDICAL TECH FOR 15 YEARS. she retired in 1961 to begin our family we have 3 SURVIVING SONS ---all grown now, also 8 grandchildren, 7 grandsons, 1 grand daughter and 2 GREAT-GRAND DAUGHTERS . Thank GOD we have been blessed? You bet we have!
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LBS
RE: John D. Kinser
What an interesting story about your mother; and what a treasure to have!! Speaking of hair, there was a gentleman who found out his father was at Camp Barkeley and was looking for any information. His father Mr. Williams was a Private in Company D and probably cut the enlisted men's hair from 1942-1943. Re: John, I don't know what connection there would have been to Baylor, but that was the address he would have enlisted from I believe - as the addresses are next to each man's picture and normally match up to the draft info. on familysearch.org. Well, if we don't correspond again, I hope you have a blessed holiday season.
Added by LBS on Dec 15, 2014 11:09 AM
LBS
RE: John D. Kinser
Ron, Thank you for your (and John's) story. It's all very interesting, and coincidental, too! I'm especially intrigued that you visited Camp Barkeley many times. I have a facebook page dedicated to Camp Barkeley, and there was a gal who happened along whose grandparents ran the tailor shop there. You may have known them. I certainly hope it's John's photo, as I can only be mostly sure when I post them, hoping family will see them (and the correct photo). He was on Baylor Street in Austin at draft time.
Added by LBS on Dec 08, 2014 9:22 AM
LBS
John D. Kinser
Hello Ron, You wrote an extensive bio for John, so I thought I'd let you know I posted his graduation photo from Officer Candidate School, Medical Administrative Corps, Camp Barkeley, TX, WWII, from the Class 26 yearbook that I found in my father's belongings after he passed away. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=43820420
Added by LBS on Dec 06, 2014 9:40 PM
Tony Sivo
RE: memorial for samantha foster.
Hello Ron; there is no specific "merge button" that I can find. However, I have had some success with merging Memorials by sending an e-message to:

edit@findagrave.com

giving them all relevant information. It takes about 2 weeks to get results.

Thanks, and good luck!
Tony

PS: Please let me know how you make out.
Added by Tony Sivo on Nov 29, 2014 10:43 PM
GarEdge
Elizabeth Alford Boon Memorial
I sent you an email direct asking about other possible marriages for Elizabeth Alford. Did you get it?
Added by GarEdge on Nov 02, 2014 12:22 PM
Dorann Lam
RE: william knight younts
Thank you for taking the time to answer my question about William Yonts. In this area (Muhlenberg County, KY) many of the stones for this family are spelled Yonts. However, it is said that my many-times great grandmother insisted it must be spelled with a "Z." I just thought the middle name of Knight might indicate that he was named for someone in his family by that name. I'll keep it in mind when next I work on the line. I appreciate your response and also all the contributions you make to Find a Grave memorials. Oh, yes, one more thing. Several years ago Brenda Collier Doss, who has made many contributions to genealogical research locally, stated to me that she had found a small stone in Nelson Creek Cemetery for Wlliam. To my knowledge she has never documented it but it does make sense that he and his wife would have been buried together. I have an inventory of his estate by son William (and wife Katharine) which confirms somewhat his date of death. I have also worked on the Heltsley line. Brenda C. Doss was a Heltsley descendant. Again, thanks.
Added by Dorann Lam on Sep 06, 2014 1:48 PM
Dorann Lam
William Knight Younts
Re William Knight Younts #133957459 and wife Mary Spraker #116471037. These two people are also my fifth great grandparents also. And I'm 85 years old! I descend from their son Rudolph. Am interested in knowing to which of their nine children you belong. Also would be interested in the source of William's middle name "Knight." This is new to me and I've worked on the Yontz (the spelling my ggg Betsy (Yontz) Smith preferred) many years. Appreciate your response. Thanks. ....Dorann O'Neal Lam, native of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
Added by Dorann Lam on Sep 04, 2014 10:52 AM
Sharon
RE: DOROTHY MAXINE HUMPHREY LANDERS
Ron, Sorry that I am unable to help you concerning Find A Grave inactive contributors. The Humphreys are distance cousins by marriage of mine to a daughter of Doug & Emma Floyd (1st cousin of my grandmother). Their daughter, Myrtle Floyd first married a Cross and then married a Humphrey. Hope that helps. Sharon
Added by Sharon on Aug 09, 2014 10:31 PM
June
RE: FAG # 10663753
Sorry, but I only listed them on findagrave. Don't know too much about most of them.
Again, so
June
Added by June on Jun 13, 2014 5:24 PM
amtsunshine
RE: memorial # 20316278
Thanks Ron, I believe I fixed it. Remember, if there are any memorials that I have that you would like, just let me know and I will transfer them to you. -- Teresa
Added by amtsunshine on Jun 13, 2014 6:16 AM
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