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Deb (#46832182)
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Remember the Past ~ Imagine the Future

Volunteer: by definition means "a person who performs a service willingly and without pay." That is what its all about here on Find A Grave; volunteers giving freely of their time and resources. Yes, some have more time than others; more time to add more names, find more info and do more research, but that does not diminish the importance of the contributor who only has time to add just basic names. Sometimes its the smallest clue that brings the biggest results.

PLEASE try to remember because we are dedicated "Gravers" we have stomped through mud puddles, walked for miles, swatted mosquitoes, got stung by fire ants, stood out in 105 degree summer sun and/or froze our rear off on a cold & frosty winter morning - all to get that perfect photo (at our time & expense) others have requested from some remote cemetery out in the "boonies". So please, instead of complaining to us that we misspelled your loved ones name on the memorial pg we made for them (we are human, we all make mistakes, and we are more than happy to correct our typos), please consider how wonderful it would be for us to hear an occasional "thank you for your efforts."

Me, I volunteer in any area where I have the resource material to do so. I volunteer for Find A Grave in numerous counties. I volunteered previously for the Texas Tombstone Transcription Project. I also volunteer in the TXGenWeb Project. I do volunteer look-ups from resource material that I own on assorted Texas counties, however the primary counties are: Angelina, Llano, Mason, Milam & Williamson counties. My main county of (personal) interest is my birth county of Llano. If anyone has questions pertaining to Angelina Co cemeteries, or the info you've found listed about them here on Find A Grave, you may contact me. There may be cemeteries listed from time to time as being here in Angelina Co that actually are not here. Others may have been duplicated under "aka" names. And others not yet posted.
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NOTICE: I HAVE CEASED LINKING TO "UNKNOWN" BURIALS, please do NOT ask me to link to them. You cannot "find a grave" if you don't know where its at.

* NOTE: Per the Find A Grave guidelines, I do not post photos which I did not take, or have personal ownership of, or permission to use - that means newspaper obit photos (I've only posted a few obit photos in the past but have ceased doing so completely). IF I post an obit photo in the future it means I knew the person or family.(updated Oct 2012)

About Find A Grave: if you are new to Find A Grave (1) PLEASE read the FAQ section BEFORE you start asking for transfers or sending suggestions, corrections, additions, comments, etc. And when you do send your comments/requests (2) PLEASE use the "edit" tab found on each memorial pg to send your msg. Use of the edit tab takes us straight to the name in question and cuts down on mistakes. And (3) Unless I know you and know your work, PLEASE state the source (or reason) for the change/addition in the info (death certificate, obit, census, family Bible, personal knowledge, etc) I know I sometimes forget to add these to my SAC's, so if you need to know where I got my info, just ask me (for me, most will be from TXDC's or the census)

ABOUT MY PERSONAL FAMILY PHOTOS: you DO NOT have permission to take/use any of my personal family photos, period! (unless I personally tell you its ok) If you have interest in any of my personal family lines, email me, tell me who you are and what your interest in my family names is.

ABOUT THE TOMBSTONE PHOTOS I ADD: if they are your family and you wish to add them to your family trees, yes you may do so, BUT remember to give credit where credit is due and note that you found it on Find A Grave "courtesy of Deb in Angelina Co". On the other hand, you DO NOT have permission to take & re-post my photos from other websites, or those here on Find A Grave, under your name as if you were the photographer. Whether good, bad, old, or new, I recognize my own photos. It's not about "owning", it's about giving another person the credit for the effort they went to, to gather & post data for the benefit of those who are searching for family. Thank you!

Family names of personal interest to me are too many to list, but my main line of research interests are in surnames: Alvis, Baugh, Collins, Coursey, Leslie, Hammond, Mankins, Moore, Mott, Murphy, Roberts, Secrest, Sharp, and numerous names associated with those families. The Honey Creek Cemetery (aka Coursey Cemetery by the old timers) in Llano Co is the resting place for many of my direct family lines. Others are in Bell and Williamson counties.

Other surnames of interest via marital lines are: Camp, Broomfield, Gallion, Kendrick, Keith, Pitts, Martin, Sunday, Tull/Tullos and those associated with them. If you have family history from any of these similar family lines feel free to contact me.
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WILLIAM W ROBERTS
Christopher Jalle mem# 33044821
According to my tree the only wife Christopher Jalle had was Angeline Arnold B-1840 Missouri and Died 11-Nov 1929 in Louisiana. They were married in 1872. Looking at the children you have listed only the first child may have been from a previous wife. The last one Louise Cleo Jalle Pitts is in my family line. Her Memorial number is 106767279.

Thanks for posting his memorial.
Added by WILLIAM W ROBERTS on Oct 30, 2014 10:34 AM
Lola
RE: Josephine (Lefebvre) Attkisson
Thank you for your help, it has filled in alot of blanks on Josephine's side. Unfortionately, I'm limited to what I can see and find on ancestry.
Added by Lola on Oct 30, 2014 8:40 AM
Lola
RE: Annie Lee Attkisson Shields
OK, enjoy your evening. I too am having issues on Find A Grave tonight. Thank u again!
Added by Lola on Oct 29, 2014 7:33 PM
Lola
RE: Annie Lee Attkisson Shields
Thank you, I really appreciate any help. I am stumped on several ppl. One is my great unc. James Leonard Attkisson my papers state he was born in Tennessee May 3, 1903 ( I believe Giles Co. Or Lawrenceburg Co. ) he grew up in Grand Saline TX he died in Mar 1990 according to my info. and was a M/SGt. In US Army , WW II Vet. His wife was Josephene Lafebria from arizona. My info states that James "Lenord " is what he was called by his siblings and he died in Sierra Vista Arizona but I an not confirm his marriage or where he or his wife are buried and if they had any chikdren. Its like there is no in I after he left the army.
His Find A Grave# 125834450. James L. Attkisson
HerFAG # 137900756. Josphene. L. Attkisson
Any lead you might find, I would be very greatful.
Everything I have tried to update today has failed for some reason so I hope his message goes through. Thank you again,, ino need to hurry if you have time just pace yourself, I've had pretty much the same info going ni where for 10 yrs. Didn't start this till after my mama passed and she knew all about the Attkisson
thank you for any tid bits u might can find.
Added by Lola on Oct 29, 2014 7:25 PM
Lola
RE: Annie Lee Attkisson Shields
Thank you, I could sure use some help if you have time.
Added by Lola on Oct 29, 2014 4:43 PM
Lola
RE: Annie Lee Attkisson Shields
Thank you, I didn't know that. I am the only one in my family that does Geneology and its very possible I entered it wrong.
Added by Lola on Oct 29, 2014 3:57 PM
Lola
RE: Annie Lee Attkisson Shields
Deb, thank you so very much for your help. I am able to locate some of my family 's DC's but others like Annie's, I have yet to find. Not sure what I'm doing wrong.
I appreciate your information.
Thank you again,
Lola
Added by Lola on Oct 29, 2014 3:39 PM
Jamie Farrell Tomlinson
RE: Lewis Lovelady
I did not know that, Deb. Thank so much for telling me! I've been doing this for years and I never knew that haha...learn something new everyday!
Added by Jamie Farrell Tomlinson on Oct 28, 2014 2:22 PM
Tim Bear
RE: James Walter Ingram
Thanks
Added by Tim Bear on Oct 27, 2014 10:05 PM
KLB
Fleet Rogers at Bennett Cemetery

Deb, Thanks so much for taking this photo! KLB
Added by KLB on Oct 27, 2014 11:15 AM
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