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Nancy Ladd (#46501834)
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Bio Photo I was born and raised in Oklahoma and now have returned there in retirement. I have a B.S. in Business and a M.S. in Industrial Engineering. I spent a lifetime in Federal service, first in the Air Force as a commissioned officer, retiring as a Colonel, as subsequently as a member of the Senior Executive Corps at the Pentagon.

I have been actively involved in genealogy since childhood, and have continued that interest to the present time. I am a descendent of a Mayflower Pilgrim. I continue to work tenaciously on my own lines, always searching for some piece of information that I might not have, plus as a matter of courtesy, I have traced lines for hundreds of friends and acquaintenances, and I have worked with large numbers of military veterans to help preserve their history.

I am a strong advocate of the pursuit of family history for all people. We are the product of our ancestors, and therefore, I believe that it is important that we each preserve and share the unique story of our family. We can only fully understand who we are if we also understand from whom and from where we came.

The majority of my memorials are family members, and as the family historian, I would like to keep those. For the remainder, I generally follow the Find-A-Grave guidelines regarding the transfer of memorials, with some exceptions. Use the "Suggest a Correction" feature on the appropriate memorial to submit information or requests.
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RE: Roy H. Ausley
You are very welcome! All the best, Keith & Lynne
Added by KLB on Nov 06, 2014 6:36 PM
Bob Law
RE: Sophronia Neal Rice
I am working on the William M. Harris family, he is the grandfather of Sophronia H. Neel, from my research she had ten brothers and sisters. Her mother was the child of William Harris and she was had fifteen brothers and sisters. If you are interested in the Harris family you can google William M. Harris minister and it will give you a gread deal of informnatin on him. He was one of the founders of the Cumberland Presbyterain Church in Kentucky. Hope this will help you.

Bob Law
Added by Bob Law on Nov 02, 2014 4:15 PM
Bob Law
Sophronia Neal Rice
Nancy: I was wondering where you found the name Sophronia H. O'Neal Rice? When I first saw your entry I thought she had married first O'Neal then Aaron Rice. Could the O'Neal be her maiden name of Neal the daughter of Edward and Polly Harris Neal?

Bob Law
Added by Bob Law on Nov 02, 2014 3:44 PM
Colleen Oliver
Minerva Ella Grinslade
The only thing that I can come up with at this time is a 1920 census.

Name: Minie A Polson
[Minerva E Polson]
Age: 48
Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1920: Bentley, Atoka, Oklahoma
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: George W Polson
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Attended School: No
Able to Read: No
Able to Write: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:

Name Age
George W Polson 69
Minie A Polson 48
Elve Lee Polson 15

I looked for a 1880 census for her but, to no avail. Her father was Benjamin Grinslade and her mother was Mary Catherine Bemis. They are found in a 1870 census in Van Buren, Indiana. She did go my Minnie most of the time.

Thank you for your time and efforts.

Added by Colleen Oliver on Oct 23, 2014 5:35 PM
Kim Factor
Henry Factor
Henry was my grand father on my father's side. Lonnie and Bill were my uncles. My cousin and I were just aim OK for our tribe's annual meeting and visited Lonnie and Bill's grave sites at the Ladd Family plot. We, of corse, visited the Factor/Coplin grave sites as well. Thank you for posting this.
Added by Kim Factor on Oct 15, 2014 6:44 AM
Felts Family Line
My Felts line goes back through my grandmother LouElla Francis Felts, daughter of George D Felts (and Mary Elizabeth Nelson), son of Isham (Isom) Buell Felts and Susannah Brown.
George D was child #6 married to Mary Elizabeth Nelson; child of Susan Cooper and Joel Nelson. Is this clear as mud. I found your FindAGrave entry and was excited, to say the least. I have been searching since 1959 and still lost much of the time.

My Isham Buell Felts goes to William J Felts (1768) to Aaron P Felts and Mollie Collier; to William Felts and Sarah; William's parents were Humphrey Felts and Eleanor Francis and that is where I stop. I would appreciate some direction I might go from here.

Thank you so much for any hint I can obtain. Where did the Ladd come in at?
Added by fam2find on Oct 05, 2014 10:01 PM
kristin harry
RE: francille harry's info are so sweet...thank you so very much for all you said and the visits you had with my dad...he was my hero as was my mother...God Bless...Kristin harry vermillion
Added by kristin harry on Sep 23, 2014 9:27 AM
Cindy Schroeder
Where is Felts-Ladd cem.?
Hi Nancy,
I find myself traveling through Yadkin County on Sunday (in 2 days) and would like to visit the cemetery. Can you call me at 574-220-1531 (cell) and let me know how to find it?
Cindy Graber Schroeder
Added by Cindy Schroeder on Sep 19, 2014 6:33 PM
kristin harry
francille harry's info
hi...this is Kristin harry vermillion...francille harry's daughter...thank you for the good info regarding my mother's grave info...there were just a few errors....

I was born in july 1946
my sister katrina was born in 1948
Stephen was born in 1951
mark in 1955
Kimberly in 1960

thank you...
Added by kristin harry on Sep 18, 2014 12:15 PM
Kimberly Terwilliger
Freddie Johnson (Wayne)
My name is Kimberly Terwilliger I am from Dallas Freddie Wayne Johnson was my father thou I never met him I searches for him many years I am now 55 and would love to find more of my family and at least see a photo of him please if you can help in any way . Thank you
Added by Kimberly Terwilliger on Sep 18, 2014 5:38 AM
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