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YellowRoseTX (#46898378)
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Bio Photo Note relating to Fannin County, Texas cemeteries: they have a very nice website that may immediately offer the photo you are looking for. I am trying to get them to transfer these to FindAGrave website. Find it here:
Photo Takers: please note flour and chalk and other previously accepted methods will actually damage old stone; please read these hints for using tin foil, and for flashlights to help light hard to read stones:

Please have compassion for others and if you cannot reply in a positive way, then don't reply at all.

My husband lost his battle with esophageal cancer Nov. 2014, his memorial # 139923728.

We are all fighting our own private battles and don't need the negativity. If I don't thank you promptly, please don't be harsh. I always thank volunteers as soon as I can.

Please be kind in your messages to everyone on the site.

I will put in a blanket THANK YOU here for all who do my edits/corrections; I submit too many edits and corrections to open and reply to each one, but that doesn't mean I don't appreciate your time and effort in doing them.

I am a member of and have had my DNA analysis completed, which connected me to many, many relatives, both close and distant cousins, and many I have made connections with. It also enabled me to find additional relatives on my tree because we are linked by our DNA. My personal heritage shows Great Britain and Ireland as my distinct lineages.

** From Wichita, Manhattan, and Wamego, Kansas, living in Dallas, TX area (Garland, Sachse, Caddo Mills, Celeste) since 1982. My paternal ancestors came from Ireland (Conley/Etchison/Loy/Grimes) and my maternal ancestors from Switzerland/Germany/England (Shoup/Brandon/Elledge/Boone) who migrated to Kentucky/Tennessee then to Kansas. Daniel Boone is connected in both my maternal Brandon (Edward 'Neddie') and also my paternal Conley line (Daniel & Edward's brother George W), and there is also a Lincoln connection I am sorting out because they all lived near to each other.

My husband's paternal ancestors (Siebert, Schmidt) were Russian Mennonites from Karolswalde region, Russia who migrated to Pawnee Rock, Kansas in 1875 to avoid religious persecution and brought with them the Turkey Red Winter Wheat to the U.S. His maternal ancestors immigrated from France (Breault, LeBlanc) to Kankakee, Illinois, then to Clyde-Clifton, Kansas, a French community.
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Christopher Brooks
RE: Alvan Grimes edits
If you will send an email address to trib AT tributaries DOT com (and a brief note to remind me who you are), I'll put the Grimes information I've found online on my website and send you links. Since my software is set up for web output, this is the most effective means I have of sharing information, and will provide you hyperlinking and source annotation. I can leave the Grimes folks up for a week or so for you to copy what you want. I'm a one-name (Brooks) researcher, so my interest is in Alvan, who married Nancy Brooks of Franconia, and their descendants. Alvan is not on my site, as I only have the first four generations of each Brooks line in America. (Nancy was a 7th-generation descendant.)

Question for you. The following is included on Alvan's monument description. Any idea who it refers to, and his relationship to Alvan?

Nathaniel R. Knox, | died | Oct. 25, 1828, | Ęt. 48 y'rs.
Added by Christopher Brooks on Jun 23, 2016 10:49 PM
Thank you for the additional info. Would you like me to transfer the memorial to you?
Added by Sho on Jun 21, 2016 9:10 AM
Kenneth Pohl
Charles Pilgrim
I have removed the incorrect parents from my late husband's memorial for Charles Pilgrim.

You were indeed correct; those were the wrong parents. Finding Charles' parents has been an ongoing struggle. Just can't find them...suspect they died while the two boys were young.

I do apologize for being so slow to acknowledge your request.

Ruth Pohl (continuing Ken's work on Find A Grave)
Added by Kenneth Pohl on Jun 21, 2016 8:56 AM
Christopher Brooks
Alvan Grimes edits
Done, and thanks. I found Alvin's (as it was spelled by the town clerk) birth record at Orford and added that to his memorial. I'll continue poking around at Family Search and filling in additional information on his parents and siblings as I find any.
Added by Christopher Brooks on Jun 20, 2016 9:24 PM
Carol L Inman
RE: Gloria Jean Barker
I will,
Added by Carol L Inman on Jun 19, 2016 2:24 PM
White / Tompkins / Yazel
These folks are relatives - so I guess I should fill in the blanks about them (like birthdays, etc.). Since you aren't in Iowa, are you also related?
Added by Joey on Jun 17, 2016 5:41 PM
RE: Louis Racette
Thank you very much for the memorial. I appreciate it.
Added by Rainbow on Jun 17, 2016 9:33 AM
Jim Boley
Andrew Davis
Corrected as requested

Jim Boley
Added by Jim Boley on Jun 17, 2016 2:57 AM
Doak / McClurken
Hi! I have just posted Samuel Doak's headstone photo which was taken just this morning. I also added it to his wife, Amelia's, memorial. Buried along with these two were Jessie Doak and Frank Doak, possibly family. I have added pictures to each of their memorials as well. Also, there was a Nola Doak McClurken buried with the others along with her husband, Charles. There was also a Phillip J McClurken there as well. I took photos of all and posted them. Enjoy. Have a lovely afternoon. Eileen
Added by Eileen on Jun 11, 2016 4:02 PM
Kathy Robinson
Benjamin Elledge
I understand there are two memorials for Benjamin Elledge in Pike County, Illinois. There are also two tombstones. I don't wish to negate either tombstone or burial location. If you wish to have them merged, please send the edit to findagrave.
Added by Kathy Robinson on Jun 06, 2016 9:16 AM
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