|Lynda Duncan Miles (#47070549)|
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I am very actively pursuing family information. I maintain an Ancestry.com tree, and my brother and I have family photo sites on Smug Mug, where we display the photos we get from family members and kind souls who share on these programs in hopes of preserving and sharing them with all families who need them. It occurred to me when going through my mother and grandmother's huge trunks full of photos that it was sad for one family to have all those treasures and not share. And, so began my many, many hours of scanning and sharing photos and information.|
I also enjoy visiting other memorials and cemetaries and adding flowers, pictures or data to memorials that have no information, or very little. My husband and I walk through cemetaries quite often, and find the headstones so interesting. I love adding to the history of these people, and it grieves me to find one that says "unknown" on a headstone. Genealogy has become a true passion.
My lines are Duncan, Mather, Dodson, Smith, Moore, Bullion, Curtis, Whitehead, Barron, Reid, and you know how that goes - many more! I am happy to share information and photos with those seeking help, and so very much appreciate all that is shared with me.
I live in the Hill Country of Texas, am married, and enjoying retirement. I am a native Texan, and my Ancestors all go back many generations in Texas.
Please feel free to use my information and any photos I have posted. I do not understand the fuss about using someone's photos. If they are sacred and personal, then don't post them, is my philosophy. We are all here to help one another and share for this and future generations. So many photos get lost in fires, animals getting into boxes, etc., so why keep them private? After we are all gone, our grandchildren and gr-grandchildren will someday be searching for images and information, and if I took it with me, they would be left at a loss. There are so many members in my family who suffered fires, floods, tornados, and other losses. But, at one time they DID have a photo of "Great Uncle John", however, now due to some unforseen circumstance, it's lost forever..... Think about it.
God bless and and Happy Trails..
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|tygerstinger||RE: A Meyer Headstone|
Youre very welcome :)
|Julie Wybenga||RE: Conia F. Burkes|
Her parents were Maude Alice Roberts
and Thomas Jake Burkes.
I've seen Maude - misspelled as Maudie several times. Thomas Jake is sometimes misspelled as Thomas Jacob. He never used his first name but sometimes signed his name as TJ Burkes which was confusing because his son was always called TJ and some of his legal stuff is as TJ and some as Thomas Jake Burkes Jr. Dad changed his name legally to Thomas J Burkes Jr. (using only the middle letter. He went by the name of Tom as an adult and TJ by his family.
I found the spelling of Maude and Jake on the Amendment to certificate of Burth - Texas Dept of Health for --- Burks - now named Clara Bell Burkes with an affidavit of Maude A. Burkes on 12/15/1967. That country was not too accurate on Birth Certificates. They are burried at the Mt. Olive cemetary.
|Bobbie Camp Floyd||RE: Memorial Transfer thanks|
You are very welcome!
|Julie Wybenga||Conia F. Burkes|
Hi: Just saw a grave marker for Conia F. Burkes - daughter of Jake and Maude Burkes - Conia was a twin and died just after birth - Her brother was TJ Burkes Jr. The F. stands for Faye - My father TJ passed it on to me as a middle name. Probably no public records of this.
|Sue Lilley||Marion Hammett|
Thanks for the obit. I didn't know she had died. She was always a very pleasant person.
|Lois Leeson Leeson||RE: Robert Mather|
Was wondering if i am still able to get a copy of the geneology chart for Robert & Amelia Mather and any other pics or info.Thdse other pics you have on the Mather family memorials is greatly appreciated. Also if you would like any further information on Jack Joseph Mather or his wife Florence let me know as mum has old photos etc.
Hope you and your family are all keeping well and life is treating you kindly.
Kindest Regards Lois Leeson ( Australia )
|Rita Collvins Mayfield||D L Reynolds|
Hi Lynda, What wonderful photos you have posted to the Reynolds memorials! I love old pictures. I transferred D L to you along with one other Reynolds, Ollie Wall, that I ha posted. I am unrelated and have no extra information. It appears you are related or have a lot of family info, so I thought it would be a good thing for you to have management.
|LADONNA GREER COLLETT||Johnny C.McCasland|
Thank you for Johnny's obit,it has been added.I
appreciated being able to add any extra info.
|tygerstinger||John S Blackburn|
Went back to the Democrat Cemetery and found the gravestone for Mr. Blackburn. Added the picture to his memorial.
|LADONNA GREER COLLETT||Hazel Hardy|
Thank you for the obit for Hazel Hardy,it has been added.
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