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Gordon Brett Echols (#46911705)
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Bio Photo First of all let me start by thanking the findagrave members who are the boots on the ground who are logging data and creating memorials, your work is invaluable to us all and no words can express my appreciation. I've seen some of my ancestors added to this site I thought I would never ever see.
I am a retired business man living near San Antonio, TX. As my tree grows larger so do the names of families I never knew I was related too.
My primary family names are Echols,Brett,Butsch, and Keith.
Love to hear from you and am willing to help in anyway I can, this is a huge group effort! Findagrave is an incredible resource and will only continue to be so in comiing years.
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John Haeussler
Dolly Gray
Greetings Mr. Echols -
I'm (slowly) working on a biography of William "Dolly" Gray (1878-1956), American League and PCL pitcher. I'm wondering if you can direct me to where I might obtain a high-resolution version of the wonderful photo you've posted of Mr. Gray. I'd very much like to include it in my book.
Many thanks! - John
Added by John Haeussler on Aug 13, 2016 2:22 PM
ms1569
John Swiver suddeth
John Swiver suddeth is my 2nd great Grandfather. Can the realtion between Juanita Jo echols be explained ? I never heard of her as being a half sister to my great grandfather Troy m suddeth.
Thank you
Added by ms1569 on Aug 08, 2016 4:58 PM
ms1569
John Swiver suddeth
John Swiver suddeth is my 2nd great Grandfather. Can the realtion between Juanita Jo echols be explained ? I never heard of her as being a half sister to my great grandfather Troy m suddeth
Added by ms1569 on Aug 08, 2016 4:52 PM
Gerald Manriquez
Byrne
Hi Gordon,
My wife's Aunt was married to John Byrne from Silver Bow, Montana. But we found out that there are many many Byrne (s) from Montana and we thought we had narrowed it down to who it was, but was mistaken. Our John married Mary Lacey in Boone, Iowa in 1908 and they were divorced the same year. We assumed he went back to Montana, but can't find any record of him (since there were many Byrne (s) with the name John. But we do know he mother was Esther Kinsella. Do you any source's on Esther and Thomas Byrne and their children. Could we swap data via email. my email address is jerjoman@gmail.com
Added by Gerald Manriquez on Jul 14, 2016 12:26 PM
April Sartin
Benjamin Roy akin
Hi there...i am finding out that Roy Benjamin akin was my great grandpa..im assuming the pictures of the baseball guy are him. Is this so?? Thank u

I'm April akin sartin
Added by April Sartin on Jul 13, 2016 12:21 PM
Kathleen Hill
John Douglas Taitt Memorial 47041794
Saw the photo you posted on Memorial 47041794 for professional baseball player John Douglas "Poco" Taitt. Wondering if you are related to him in some way?
If so, do you know of any wives other than my grandmother or do you know if he ever had any children?

John was the 2nd husband of my grandmother Mary Frances Eddins (1st married name Hill). She was a singer and Nashville, TN radio personality known as "Fanny Hill". See Find A Grave Memorial 28720621. John was married to her 1935-1937, during the years he worked for the TN Vols.

I have Linked them on his Memorial and added a photo of them.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Kathleen Hill
Redondo Beach, CA
Added by Kathleen Hill on Jul 05, 2016 10:58 AM
Gracie Ann Matisyn
RE: Photos
You're very welcome!
Added by Gracie Ann Matisyn on May 14, 2016 9:38 PM
Joan Thomas
RE: Eugene Thomas
Thanks!
Added by Joan Thomas on May 04, 2016 6:11 PM
Joan Thomas
photo of Eugene Matthew Ford
Dear Mr. Echols,
I am a freelance writer working on a book about baseball in Northwest Iowa. The photo you posted of Eugene Ford is the first one I've found of him. Is it possible for me to obtain permission to use it in my book? A major league ballplayer in the 1930's, he was born and died in Northwest Iowa.
Thank you for posting this wonderful photo.
Sincerely, Joan M Thomas
Added by Joan Thomas on May 04, 2016 12:08 PM
Member #47614207
RE: Sarah Hughes Glass
Dear Mr. Echols

We called the cemetery to confirm burial. They could not find a record.

Could you please email a copy of Texas Death Certificate to findagrave2011@yahoo.com

Once we recieve we will continue to investagate & correct & place in correct cemetery.

Thank you for your assistance.
Added by Member #47614207 on Apr 18, 2016 8:27 AM
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