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Carolyn Thomas Sorensen (#46924949)
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Bio Photo Her passion was genealogy, she loved it! For years my mother researched; wrote letters; purchased b/m/d certificates. She was known as a great genealogists by our entire family. The computer was intimidating to her, but daddy always said "There's never been a computer built that could match your mamma's memory." He was right! We kids thought her passion for the dead was silly. Then when my mother-in-law passed away, I realized that my husband's family history went to the grave with her. I started searching for info on my grandfather & an uncle...I got hooked, BIG TIME! Needless to say, mother was thrilled that I was finally interested in genealogy. We'd talk for hours on the phone about this one & that one. Mother wanted me to get everything she had gleaned, entered on the computer. Then 2 months ago I found this website & started entering everyone's data. I'd print the pages & mail them to mother for her proofing & approval. I never dreamed that just two months later I'd be memorializing my mother here. What little bit of work I'd done on FAG before mother passed away was rewarding. However, I found it healing to enter her biography & honor her memory. I'd be thrilled to have you visit my mother's (Wynona Thomas) memorial. Thank you, FAG for this forum to honor our loved ones. In the 2 months I've been entering data here, I've had several volunteers take photos of my loved one's tombstones & share them with me. Thank you all for this wonderful gift. If I can assist anyone with photos, please let me know.

PLEASE do not copy or upload my photos to any other websites. Its copyright infringement, and I do not want my volunteer work given to any for profit sites.
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RE: William Maples
Sorry it took so long to get back to you. Do you have an email that I could correspond with you instead of through this website? Mine is It might be easier. If you would prefer through here, I completely understand.

Added by Sharon on Dec 17, 2014 7:19 PM
Eddie K
Prudence Comstock #39868162
Her parents were Daniel Comstock III and Elizabeth Avery. Elizabeth Avery's parents were Samuel Avery and Elizabeth Ransford. Samuel Avery's parents were Thomas Avery and Hannah Minor. Thomas Avery's parents were James Avery and Joanna Greenslade. Hannah Minor's parents were Thomas Minor and Grace Palmer. Grace Palmer's parents were Walter Palmer and Elizabeth Ann Brewster.
Memorial numbers:
Thomas Minor = 7158434
Grace Palmer = 7158439
James Avery = 10863656
Joanna Greenslade = 30584667
Added by Eddie K on Dec 09, 2014 10:51 AM
Eddie K
I think I meant your father ???
Added by Eddie K on Dec 09, 2014 9:30 AM
Eddie K
Your grandfather, Albert Stanley Thomas, is my eleventh cousin. Our closest common ancestors are James Avery (1620 - 18Apr1700) and Joanna Greenslade (1622 - 16Apr1693) They are my 10th Great Grandparents. Your Minor family connects back to our common ancestor at Walter Palmer and goes many more generations back into Europe.

Ed (Eddie K)
Added by Eddie K on Dec 09, 2014 9:24 AM
William Maples
I was looking at family ancestry and was looking at Wm Maples' find a grave and noticed that he was also my 6th great grandfather. Small world. Maybe we can compare notes if you would like in reference to this family. Contact me through here if you are interested.
Added by Sharon on Oct 21, 2014 8:05 PM
Melissa Koski
Thank you so much for the work you have put into your entries! I have been working on my geneaology for a couple of years now, but always seem to be drawing blanks in some areas. My grandfather was Francis Jean Sorensen.

Once again!

Thank you!
Added by Melissa Koski on Sep 06, 2014 8:25 PM
Ruby Sharp
RE: Rev. John Mayes
This is the correct memorial page for Rev. John Mayes b. 23 Jun 1810 Grainger, Tn d. 26 Oct 1889 The death date you have is for his son Rev. James L Mayes who lived in Jones, TX

Web: Arkansas, Find A Grave Index, 1809-2012
about John Mayes Name: John Mayes
Birth Date: 23 Jun 1810
Age at Death: 79
Death Date: 26 Oct 1889
Burial Place: Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, USA

Rev John Mayes
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Birth: Jun. 23, 1810
Grainger County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1889
Washington County
Arkansas, USA

Family links:
Sarah Ann McGee Mayes (1815 - 1881)*

Martha C. Mayes (1833 - 1894)*
William Zera Mayes (1835 - 1888)*
James L Mayes (1840 - 1910)*
John Woodson Mayes (1843 - 1924)*
Mary Lavinia Mayes Roberts (1854 - 1891)*

Evergreen Cemetery
Washington County
Arkansas, USA

Created by: S Barger
Record added: Oct 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99951619

His wife, son, and several of his family are buried there. I do not need you to change anything on his memorial but yours does not have a cemetery or the correct date.

This is his son James L

Rev James L Mayes
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1840
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1910
Jones County
Texas, USA

Husband of Lydia J Hanna Mayes 1847-1915 married in 1866

On the 1900 Census James and Lydia were living in Eastland, TX and his occupation was land lord.
On the 1910 Census James and Lydia were living in Hamlin, Texas and his occupation was minister. They had 5 children with only 2 living. Also living with them was Lydia's brother Peter Hanna

Family links:
Lydia J Hanna Mayes (1848 - 1915)*

Hamlin North Cemetery
Jones County
Texas, USA

Created by: Don R Haynes
Record added: Mar 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25227837

Added by Ruby Sharp on Aug 26, 2014 6:49 PM
Thank you for visiting the memorial for Morgan Thompson
Hello, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for visiting my friend Morgan Thompson's memorial. Thank you and keep up the good work you do within the Find a Grave community. It is appreciated.

Added by Johnny on Aug 03, 2014 5:30 AM
Kenneth D. Bogard
RE: William A. Donnell
Transferred memorial to you.
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William A. Donnell
Thank you Kenneth. Yes, I am related to William an all the other Donnell's buried in the Dumas Cemetery and the panhandle of Texas! Yes, please. I'd appreciated it if you would transfer your memorial for William to me. Thanks so much.
Added by Carolyn Thomas Sorensen on Jul 09, 2014 8:25 PM
Added by Kenneth D. Bogard on Jul 19, 2014 9:16 AM
shirley patchen
Hopkins County WWI Memorial
You can email them to me at also Google Hopkins County War Memorial. It will tell you how to have their names engraved on the walls.
Thanks for your help.
Added by shirley patchen on Jul 15, 2014 9:24 PM
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