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Bonnie Morris Conrad (#46480766)
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Bio Photo I was born in Morgan County, Mo, down the road from Hopewell Cemetery. From the days of my first memory, my grandparents and parents took me to visit the little grave yards in Morgan county. I played among the stones and listened to the remembrances of the family who lay beneath, whose souls soared above. As my parents said, "Now is the time to honor their memories, lest we should neglect to repeat who they were and how much they changed their little corner of the world." As a pebble drops and changes it's place, it also creates it's own space and so have the pioneers who carved out a place and changed the world forever." Morgan County is full of people whose ancestors migrated from the East and became one with the land. They were great pioneers whose ancestors and they themselves fought in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, The Mexican War, the Indian Wars,the War for Texas Independence, the Civil War on both sides and World Wars l and ll. My goal is to honor as many as I can.

I have lived all over the US and traveled abroad. I have five children,ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

I am a DAR member, Museum Guild member, Bay Area Genealogical Society member, Morgan County Museum Society member,
Cole County Historical Society member and I do cemetery restoration. I also transcribe and take pictures of cemeteries. I am working on a book for Family History.

I have more than one copy of all the pictures I have posted so if I can help anyone by sending them a picture, please let me know? I also have death certificates on many and family information.
I love helping other researchers and posters but if you use my info or pictures from my posts please cite me as the source. It causes researchers to hit blank walls when they don't have original sources and it is also considered plagerism and is an ethics issue. Thank you so much.
I want to add to my bio after all these years a great big thank you to all the researchers and
find a grave volunteers who have helped me and continue to add to the site and the memory of so many in cemeteries all over the US. You are remarkable and I appreciate every one of you.
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Glenn D Reasoner
RE: Lemley
The 1850 Fed Census of Union Co., IL lists Lydia in the household of John Lemley and Sarah (Treece) Lemley.

Year: 1850; Census Place: District 2, Union, Illinois; Roll: M432_130; Page: 219A; Image: 152
(this can be found on

The 1860 Fed Census of Palo Pinto Co., TX lists "Lida" as part of John and Sarah Lemley's household.

Year: 1860; Census Place: Precinct 4, Palo Pinto, Texas; Roll: M653_1302; Page: 343; Image: 203; Family History Library Film: 805302
(can also be found on

Mahulda Lemley,Lidia's sister, one of the victims who survived the attack is my 2nd GGM.

-Glenn Reasoner (SRT,SAR,GSMD,GSW1812 etc.)
Added by Glenn D Reasoner on Jan 10, 2017 3:49 PM
Glenn D Reasoner
RE: Lemley
Referring to Liddie Lemley:

Liddie or Lydia Lemley is as Lida Lemley in the 1860 Federal Census of Palo Pinto Co., TX at 13 years of age putting her birth at 1847, but the 1850 Federal Census of Union County, IL says she was 7, putting her birth around 1843. Since the 1850 is more exact with Liddie's siblings, I would believe her birth date to be either c.1843.

There are several accounts of the abduction of the Lemley sisters in several books. One says it happened in Feb 1860, but another puts it in Jan 1861, and I would tend to believe the 1861 date because she was alive in the 1860 FED Census which would post date the Feb 1860 as a date of death.

Pg 317 MConnell's "West Texas Frontier" Vol.II

recounts the attack and lists Liddie by name, but puts the attack in Feb 1860.

pg. 507-508 of Wilbarger's "Indian Depradations in Texas"

recounts the attack but does not list Liddie by name, but puts the attack in Jan 1861.

Added by Glenn D Reasoner on Jan 10, 2017 3:31 PM
Bob Dent
RE: Amanda Paul
Hey Cousin Bonnie! Thanks for the response. I do have some information about the children of John Wesley Paul and Amanda Viola Miller:
1. Hazel Paul 1891-1973 (no grave noted) m. Ray O Tanner
2. Raymond Mark Paul 1895-1976 m. Alia Oleta Robinson (My Great-Grandparents)
3. Bertha Paul 1898-1972 m. Gale W. Cox
4. John H Paul 1899-?
5. Ethel B Paul 1902-? m. Chet Tucker
6. Ida Mary Paul 1904-2000
7. Theodore W. Paul 1906 - ? m. Corrine I
8. Dwight E. Paul 1908 - 2003 m. Letha
9. George Paul 1909-?
10. Marion M. Paul 1912-1947 m. Elise

I have pictures of each of the girls in this list, along with their spouses, and sometimes their children. Most of the primary source documents I have are Census records, along with a couple of the birth certificates. I am checking with my Grandmother (Khiva Paul-Rish) to see if she has photos of any of the males in this group since I only have photos of Raymond. I have yet to find burial places for those you don't have either, so I will continue to ask family, thought there's not many left in Ohio. I also have an Ancestry account as MRBDENT and have completed the AncestryDNA as well
From John Wesley Paul, his father John A Paul, and his father Jacob Paul...I have no one beyond that with any confidence yet.
Best Regards, Bob
Added by Bob Dent on Jan 10, 2017 10:06 AM
Leanne Wiese
RE: Hugh Isaac Slocum
Hi Bonnie,
I deleted the death certificate, however, I know when I do research, I really appreciate having them for reference. Not sure why you think it is unnecessary to leave on the memorial.
Thank you for your efforts on FindAGrave,
Leanne Wiese
Added by Leanne Wiese on Jan 06, 2017 12:09 PM
Judy K. Roberts
RE: Infant Clibourn
I have removed the photo, thank you!
Happy Hunting😊

Added by Judy K. Roberts on Jan 06, 2017 5:50 AM
Judy K. Roberts
RE: Infant Clibourn
Infant is listed on city's unmarked grave page.
Thank you!
Added by Judy K. Roberts on Jan 01, 2017 1:28 PM
Mary Lou Hanson
Marshall Bryan
When I lived in Sedalia my neighbor's grandmother lived next door to him. I knew more "of" him than knew him but when I saw the obituary, I checked and nobody had put a memorial on Findagrave so I decided to.
Added by Mary Lou Hanson on Dec 05, 2016 7:18 AM
Mary Webster
RE: Lottie Washburn
I have one of Lottie taken in Dillon, MT with some of her siblings while visiting her brother, Roy Webster. Think I put it on Ancestry. Just wondered if one of Lottie and William.
Added by Mary Webster on Dec 05, 2016 4:04 AM
Mary Webster
RE: Washburn (Morgan County)
Our granddaughter needed to know her ancestors for school report. Daughter bought us a computer and a genealogy program. It was uphill from there. It has been fun learning about husbands family and mine. We've been married now for 59 yrs. and met Geiger's and many Webster's over those years. We live in Huntsville, TX and don't get back to Morgan Co. often now. I kept in contact with Mildred Six for several years until her passing. Most of Calvin's ancestors are buried in Ivy cemetery, but his folks are buried in Versailles cemetery plus other ancestors. We don't know his g-g grandfathers parents (John N. Webster's) were. I know one family said they were his parents, but having carefully tracked them, turned out to be wrong, as their John N. Webster is buried in Ohio, not Missouri and wife names were never kin to our John N. Webster. I'm a picture person and have several pictures of Webster side, but none of Washburn side. Do you happen to have one of William and Lottie Washburn that I could get a copy of? Calvin's family left Morgan county when the Webster's sold their property to Missouri to create Lake of the Ozarks. They were mainly tenant farmers living mainly in New Franklin and Arrow Rock. His folks died within a month of one another in late 1940's when he was a teenager. Mother of cancer and father heart attack. He continued to live in Arrow Rock with Elmer and Mary Green. They took him in. They were wonderful people. I was really saddened by their passing, as I learned a lot for both. They owned a gas station in Arrow Rock, sold out, owned a hog farm and another farm near their home. Mrs. Green was active in craft club in Arrow Rock and a terrific cook. Calvin graduated from Marshall H.S., joined the Navy, went to college afterwards, then moved to Houston, TX to work as a draftsman for the Austin Co., where I met him. Afterwards, went to work for Brown & Root (about 28 years) where he retired. We live on 10 acres outside Huntsville and enjoy ever minute of it.
Added by Mary Webster on Dec 03, 2016 4:59 AM
Virginia Brown
RE: Hayse
I have added the bios in the links to the Hayse memorials. Let me know if you have any questions.
Added by Virginia Brown on Dec 02, 2016 12:47 PM
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