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Ruth Hasten Walsh (#46872081)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family lines since 1995. My first mentor, and someone to whom I am much indebted, was the late Col. Ed Schott. Ed, a volunteer at the National Archives in Washington DC, was a certified professional genealogist. He took a keen interest in helping me develop my research skills. He introduced me to LCol. Patrick G Wardell, author of several Virginia genealogy research books. In the days before internet genealogy, both Ed and Pat provided much guidance and assistance in helping me find and document many of my ancestral lines. Both stressed that just because some hereditary society had approved a family tree it did NOT mean that tree accurately reflected an accounting of that family line. From 1995-1998 I consulted Loyd Bockstruck, the noted genealogist from Dallas, Texas, about newly found documents, while researching the Hastings aka Hasten families from Southside, Virginia.
Except for two family lines that came to America via the Port of New Orleans in the 1850's, all my ancestral lines have been in America by early 1700's. Many were in Virginia several years before the Pilgrims' landing on a rock at Plymouth, Massachusetts.


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Danny Chancellor
Juanita Dunnavant Webb
I found a marriage record for Juanita and posted it to her Findagrave memorial. Her husband, Leroy Long Sweten is also buried in Holdenville Cemetery. I have made that link.

Dan Chancellor
Added by Danny Chancellor on Apr 07, 2015 8:01 PM
Elizabeth Finchum
N.W. Harris Jr.
Could you also change on the baby's page?
THank you,
ELizabeth
Added by Elizabeth Finchum on Mar 19, 2015 12:17 PM
Elizabeth Finchum
Newt Willis Harris
Hello, Ruth
Could you change the spelling of Newt's name to Newt?
Thanks so much for all you do,
Elizabeth Finchum
Added by Elizabeth Finchum on Mar 19, 2015 12:16 PM
Betty Evans
Frank nd Hattie Evans
Thank you for the correct dates of their deaths. Frank is my uncle he was my grandfather's brother (Samuel).
Added by Betty Evans on Mar 02, 2015 11:44 AM
Jesse R. Mitchell
Martha Alean Smith, Holt, Boley
Thanks for the information and the obit. Have updated her memorial. If you want the memorial transferred to you or someone else wants it just hit the request for transfer on her memorial.
Added by Jesse R. Mitchell on Feb 22, 2015 3:36 PM
ProgBase
John Hastings
All yours
Added by ProgBase on Feb 18, 2015 9:00 PM
Granna
RE: Lura Mae Tipps
She is alive and kicking in Oak Cliff, (Dallas, Texas) Her address and telephone number are still listed.
Added by Granna on Feb 15, 2015 5:38 PM
as
Powhatan Pillow Miles
Thank you for the information. I have made the changes to his memorial.
Added by as on Feb 05, 2015 6:43 AM
Joyce Kroff
John and Margaret Blanton
Hi Ruth, I hope all is well with you. It has been a while since we spoke on the phone and although I had good intentions of staying in contact with you more often time has slipped away. If you could please add my mother Lula Blanton Ivie Kidd and Syvilla (Sue) Blanton to John and Margaret children I would be greatful. How's your research going?.

Joyce Kroff (one of your long lost cousins). Did you know that Brad Pitt is a cousin of oours?...lol...
Added by Joyce Kroff on Jan 24, 2015 11:33 AM
Gene Baumwoll CSW
Leo Tucker
First Hebrew Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor, NY
Thank you for your contribution to the Leo Tucker memorial.
It has been added.
Added by Gene Baumwoll CSW on Nov 25, 2014 7:03 AM
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