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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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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
Rick Lambert
RE: FAG NUMBER 62655774
I walked the entire cemetery in 2010. I verified the Benton County Cemetery Listing Book and took photos of all stones in the cemetery. There is no stone for Jackson Lyndell Sarrett. I have put a note on the memorial indicating the stone may be wrong or he may have been called by another name.
Added by Rick Lambert on Jun 12, 2014 7:10 PM
Dee Holland
Jackson Dawson Holland
This is a duplicate of Jack Dawson Holland (33991237). Maybe they can some how be merged. It is very confusing from some of us researchers. thank you
Added by Dee Holland on Jun 10, 2014 9:06 AM
Tracie Shrader Flack
Humphreys of Monroe Co WV
Hello Ron! I want to introduce myself.I am Tracie Shrader Flack.I am restoring the cemetery in Monroe Co where Some of the Humphreys are buried, The Old Lebanon Cem. It was abandoned many years ago and I found it 6 years ago and have made major progress bringing it back to life! You may feel free to look at the Find A Grave page for the Old Lebanon, and then contact me. I am always looking for living descendants and interested people..My Cell phone # is 304-661-1915
Added by Tracie Shrader Flack on May 21, 2014 7:38 PM
Anna
RE: Capt Moore's photo
I was merely trying to be courteous, Ron, to preserve the attribution to you. But never mind, I posted it.
Have a good day.
Added by Anna on May 14, 2014 9:41 AM
amtsunshine
Earl G Cockerell
Thank you for sponsoring his memorial! - Teresa
Added by amtsunshine on May 11, 2014 3:04 PM
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