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Beverly Mahanay~Short❤ (#47149599)
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Bio Photo My first experience with family genealogy was 1978, shortly after my paternal grandfather died. After exploring my family as far as I could and no real knowledge of how to research my family I put it aside for another 8 or 9 years. When Jim and I married in 1986 we began a discussion about genealogy and found we were both very interested in it. By then more and more people were exploring their roots. I'm not sure how we discovered the many wonders the Fort Worth Public Library and Regional National Archives had to offer, but once we did there was no stopping us. Only 30 miles away we made a trip to one of them every weekend for many years. Now we do our research in the comfort of our home, spending many, many hours combing the internet for clues to those elusive ancestors. We have always loved old cemeteries, at one time spent countless hours helping clean the local abandoned cemeteries. We don't do that now that our cemeteries are perpetually cared for by the Johnson County Cemetery Association. During that time my husband and I researched and ordered about 32 CSA tombstones from the government for Balch Cemetery. There are more that have not been added, so let me know if you find one in the cemetery.


Please stop by my mom and dad's memorials:

❤Wilma Leach Mahanay

❤Alvah Brandle Mahanay, Jr


💕 Bless and remember Angel children from our families

❤Dora Dee Leach - my mother's little sister

❤Raymond M. Brown, Jr - Mother-in-law's brother

❤David Michael Godi - husband's cousin

❤Harry B. Enochs, Jr. aunt & uncles still born baby


💕 Three very special children from my hometown that should be remembered, but have been forgotten until now.

❤Unknown Infant Found at Bridge

❤Little Slave Girl Killed by Bear

❤Peggy Kaether one of my best friends little sister


💕 Two beautiful little girls from our area who were abducted from their homes and murdered. Hope you will take the time to visit their memorials. Because of the work the family of Amber Hagerman did in years to follow most states if not all states have the Amber alert that is sent out when a child is missing.

❤Amber Rene Hagerman

❤Opal Jo Jennings


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Michael Williamson
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for visiting my husband Michael on his second birthday in Heaven. It means more than I can say. *Hugs* ~ Sue
Added by Tx☆Oma on May 01, 2016 7:24 PM
Bob & Bonnie McEver
Dups for George Atkinson in Itasca Cemetery
I have sent an email to edit@findagrave to have the dups you identified merged.
Regards and thanks for your work on findagrave
Added by Bob & Bonnie McEver on Apr 12, 2016 1:47 PM
Earnet Joel "Joe" Duke
could you add my uncles parents to his page. James O Duke Sr. Memorial #67787492 and his mother Myrtle Lee Lloyd Duke memorial #67811465. If you are not a relative I would love to have this transferred to me. Thanks, Sandy Kimbrow
Added by Sandy on Apr 02, 2016 12:06 PM
RE: Duplicate Listing
Thank you for the nice note on my wall. I know that yours was not on purpose. When I am not troll cemeteries, I pick cemeteries that are rather large, and scroll through and update memorials based on photos; ie: the names were keyed from an old list, than someone like me walked the cemetery and added the photos. Than someone else walked the area, and they make another memorial, without even bothering to check on findagrave. I hate being attack on my wall, so, I left my two cents :)
Added by Angie on Mar 29, 2016 12:30 AM
Don Littlepage
Temple Mahanay
note the spelling of Mahanay on marker
Added by Don Littlepage on Feb 12, 2016 1:34 PM
Sandra Creamer
Emily Grantham Wilson
Memorial # 89526314

She is my grandmother and I maintain the one for my grandfather John Clarace Wilson. I was just visiting the grave sights and took my own photos and noticed that on the find a grave memorials the year they were married is wrong. The marriaged date is actually 8 Sept 1929 and not 1920.
Added by Sandra Creamer on Feb 05, 2016 8:27 AM
Neil B (John 3:16)
Hello Beverly,

♪♫**.♥ HAPPY HOLIDAYS ♪♫**.♥ TO YOU,♪♫**.♥ AND GOD BLESS US, ♪♫**.♥ EVERYONE! ♪♫* ♪♫**.♥ ♪♫**.♥ ♪♫**.♥♪♫* ♪♫**.♥

Merry Christmas from our home to yours.
Added by Neil B (John 3:16) on Dec 20, 2015 8:57 PM
Ronald Crow
Nancy Jones 113971377
She was my great grand mother, Could you transfer her memorial to me? Ronald Crow 4857831. Thanks, Ron
Added by Ronald Crow on Sep 22, 2015 5:18 PM
Dennis York
Find A Grave Memorial# 125111655
Find A Grave Memorial# 125111655
Hello Beverly:

Thanks for creating Find A Grave Memorial# 125111655 a cousin of mine. I am submitting new information including links to the parents from my native North Carolina.

I have requested Chris to copy and use the fine tombstone photo.

Thanks, Dennis York #47405652
Added by Dennis York on Sep 01, 2015 4:55 AM
Memorial# 113491066
Thank you so much for all the updates you did on the Memorial. God Bless You
Added by BettyJ on Aug 28, 2015 1:03 PM
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