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Robert V Darst (#46905328)
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Bio Photo Native to Zanesville, OH, I am the son of the late Dale Denver Darst and Peggy Eileen Lewis and have resided at Dallas, TX since April of 1983. I graduated from The Ohio State University in March of 1982, with a B.S. in Education.

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My passion for family history started the day I visited The Alamo at San Antonio back in early 1984; witness to a painted portrait of Jacob Calloway Darst, whom I later realized was a first cousin (5 generations removed).

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texnative
James Harvey Sharp; #58857431
I am hoping that you can help me with a death date for Eliza Frances Hooper Sharp. Since you had linked a son, Harvey, to them before any information had been added to their memorial, I am thinking you know something we don't. Their headstone is devoid of information except for their rather common names. Last night I found an obit for the father, Thomas, giving a list of the surviving family (including Harvey). His "aged wife" is alive at that time. Since I haven't found a death record for Eliza, I am going to try to search for her obit, but it looks like this will be a page by page search of old papers, so I need to narrow down the death range. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.
Ann
Added by texnative on Jul 15, 2015 6:04 AM
[Pat Wynn
Susan Hauck
I am wondering if you know exactly where Susan E. Hauck is buried in Evergreen Cemetery in West Virginia? I think I attempted to contact you several times. I have been attempting to discover the exact place. She is my Great Grandmother. Ant info you can give me would be much appreciated. Thank you. Pat Wynn
Added by [Pat Wynn on May 28, 2015 7:55 PM
Marcia Stanley Klaas
Mary Catherine Dotson
My grandmother was daughter of James Dotson and Mary Ann Stackhouse.

Marcia S Klaas
Added by Marcia Stanley Klaas on May 26, 2015 2:51 PM
Cheri Willard
Leon Herman Durst
Hello Robert,
I am trying to locate Herman Ray Durst, son of W. J. Durst or his descendants and I found that you have maintained the site for Leon Herman Durst. Can you tell me if the name Durst through the genealogies of the Darst family name had been changed to Darst and if you have spotted any relation to Herman Ray Durst? He could be in his early to mid 70's if he is still living.
Thank you for your help.
Cheri Willard
cheriwillarddesigns@gmail.com
Added by Cheri Willard on May 13, 2015 1:31 PM
Jane C.
Charles Darst
we will be working on the civil war veterans in evergreen union cemetery in waverly, ohio. i was wondering if you have a picture of him and his wife or both.

we are working on seal township in piketon, ohio veterans of the civil war.

i am with the pike co. genealogy society in waverly, ohio

thanks
janie
Added by Jane C. on Apr 08, 2015 1:19 PM
LLL-SAL
Fry at Forest Lawn
I also put on a Louise Fry Galvin and her husband, the markers were in the next section next to the Fry markers. May be family.
Added by LLL-SAL on Apr 07, 2015 2:23 PM
LLL-SAL
Carrie Grayson Darst Fry
We have been photographing at Forest Lawn in Richmond, VA & we put photos on today for Carrie Darst Fry and her husband. Birth Date on Marker is different. FYI
Added by LLL-SAL on Apr 07, 2015 2:07 PM
Cheri
Darst Family Help
I am friends with 94 year old Earle Darst, who is alive (but not so well) and living in Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA (where he was born in 1919). I noticed you've posted a picture of his father Glenn, so am not sure if you already have a local contact. If not...I can help you as I also live on the island and am passionate about genealogy and helping others. Oddly, I recently found that I am very distantly related to some Darsts' as well (apparently, they do get around)! Perhaps I can answer some questions (I'll check in with Earle if need be) or I can help by taking pictures of the headstones at Sunnyside Cemetery? On the Island, the Darst family married into the Barrington family (as in "Captain Barrington", who was an early pioneer here (and whose siblings were big deals in the Yukon (Gold) expeditions). Let me know if I can help. First let me mention that Earle Darst was married 4 times and has outlived all but his first wife (mother of his only child...Vivian Darst).

Cheri
Added by Cheri on Mar 04, 2015 1:46 PM
Lynda White
Charles Bruno Durst
Robert, You have done such a wonderful job on the memorial for Charles Durst. Your story is very eloquent and informative. I am related to this family through Texana Lusk. In your memorial you spelled her name Rusk. I know that is a small typo.
I am going through some old folder and I have found a letter from Lucille McKinney. She said her husbands name is Dub, and they live on Chimney Rock in Houston. This letter was written in 1988.
Thanks to Ancestry I am now able to make a connection with people who I corresponded with 30 years ago. I would be interested if you could help me connect Dub with Texana.
Thanks, Lynda Ferguson White
Added by Lynda White on Mar 04, 2015 10:36 AM
kapang
Benjamin and Mahala Yeauger
Hello Robert I am a descendant of Mariah Yeauger Mulford who is the daughter of Benjamin and Mahala Yeauger. In researching them I found the picture you posted on Julia A Yeauger Lewis' memorial. I wonder if you could please tell me the names of the people pictured? This is my father's family and I only have just a couple pictures of any of his descendants. I appreciate any info or pictures you could share with me. Also, by the way, I was raised in Ohio and now live in Anna, Texas!

Thanks again!
Added by kapang on Mar 03, 2015 12:13 PM
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