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Ken Jones (#46784553)
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Bio Photo Retired university teacher and librarian with interest in Civil War burials and burial practices. Also undertaking to photograph all cemeteries in Erath County, TX, and surrounding counties, then to enter the tombstone information into the database. Many older tombstones are in such shape as to be illegible, so corrections to bad or missing biographical information is welcomed.

Please make requests for additions, corrections, links, etc., directly from the memorials' "edit" feature rather than here. I'll get to them much faster. (Transfers to direct descendants, please, and not in bulk lots!)
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Teresa Sanofsky
Carneals in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Hello,

Thanks so very much for preserving photos of the headstones of my relatives in Erath County. I see that you do quite a bit of volunteer posting, and I appreciate it. Since you are managing so many memorials already I wonder if I could take over those for my grandfather, James Luther Carneal 21546131 as well as his siblings and parents in the same cemetery (any Carneal in the cemetery) as well the three Wells graves there(also my direct relatives). If it would be easier I can copy all of their IDs for you.

Thanks so much!
Teresa Carneal Sanofsky
Added by Teresa Sanofsky on Apr 22, 2015 6:03 PM
Brenda Ashford
Margaret Parr #16388596
Would you please remove the obituary photo you posted on this Find A Grave memorial page. I have been able to locate a photo that is a little more attractive for Margie. She was my step-mother and her children have requested that even though that is the photo that was given to the funeral home, it is a very sad photo and they would like it removed. Thank you so much, Brenda Ashford #47878162
Added by Brenda Ashford on Apr 21, 2015 6:03 PM
Lori Matthews
Gus W Hobson
I just want to thank you for taking a picture of my Grandfathers grave.... My Momma is always wanting to go see his grave in Desdemona Cemetery, but she is in ill health and now I can just show her the picture!!
Thanks once again!!!
Added by Lori Matthews on Apr 18, 2015 3:09 AM
Dorothy Grayson
Wesley Grayson
Am searching for any information on Wesley Grayson grave in Proctor cemetery. My ggrandfather, James Monroe Grayson is buried in same cemetery.

Am also searching for information on a Marvin (possibly first name) Grayson who would have been born in Texas or California between 1905 and 1911. Probably died in Texas 1911 or earlier. Son of James Monroe Grayson [Jr.] and Emma Busby Grayson.
Added by Dorothy Grayson on Apr 15, 2015 3:21 PM
Pat Kinsey
Thomas Glover Payne
You posted that Thomas Glover Payne died 16 Sep 1889. I cannot read the tombstone clearly but it looks as thought it might be 1896/98. If you have time to double check this, I will really appreciate it!

Thanking you ahead of time,
Pat Kinsey
Austin, TX
Added by Pat Kinsey on Apr 14, 2015 12:17 PM
Janie Healer Davis
Robert Travis Barnes
I've created a memorial for Robert Travis Barnes (husband of Betty J. Barnes). http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=144847382.

You have a great photo of Betty and Robert's grave on Betty's memorial. Would you like to add this photo to Robert's memorial as well?

Thanks so much!

Janie
Added by Janie Healer Davis on Apr 10, 2015 6:17 PM
deb ewing
Luker Cemetery Groundskeeper?
I am a direct descendant of William Allen David Ewing II who is buried in Luker Cemetery. My understanding is that this property was ceded by him originally. I am wondering who owns it now, and who takes care of it? Please advise how I can get this information.
Added by deb ewing on Apr 10, 2015 8:07 AM
Wendy Wellborn
Family ties perhaps
Ken,
I believe we may be related! I am the great grand daughter of Nancy Rachael Jones Bailey, daughter of Elisha B. Jones. If you believe we are in fact related, please email me. I would love to compare information.
Thanks,
Wendy Wellborn
Added by Wendy Wellborn on Apr 09, 2015 7:53 PM
Joe and Sharlotte Owens
Hampton
Thank you for transferring my family to me. I appreciate your work on their memorial sites.--Sharlotte
Added by Joe and Sharlotte Owens on Apr 08, 2015 9:05 PM
Sheri West
Harold Overbey
Thank you so much for his tombstone photo :)
Added by Sheri West on Apr 08, 2015 5:50 PM
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