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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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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.
Kenneth ><>

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
shirley patchen
Thomas Brothers frm Hopkins County, Texas
Carolyn, We are working on a World War I Memorial Book here in Hopkins County, TX at the Sulphur Springs Genealogy Library. WE are delighted with their pictures as well and will include them.

What we need are the obituaries for David Thomas, William Thomas, and Labin Thomas. I hope you have copies of all of these. IF not, I'll have to chase them down between Arkansas, Louisiana,
Texas and Oklahoma.

Thanks so much,

Added by shirley patchen on Jul 15, 2014 7:43 PM
Kenneth D. Bogard
RE: William A. Donnell
I have added the links as you requested. Thanks. If you are related I would be glad to transfer to you. Let me know. I am not related.
Kenneth ><>

William A. Donnell
Dear Mr. Bogarde. I have deleted my duplicate memorial for William A. Donnell as you requested. Would you please make the following links to your memorial of William? Thank you.

William Abner Donnell, # 41865849
Evil Belle Williams Donnell, # 41866257

Ester Dicy Roberts Donnell, # 41865921

Harris Dawson Donnell, # 41865978

Carolyn Thomas Sorensen
Added by Carolyn Thomas Sorensen on Jul 09, 2014 12:39 PM

Added by Kenneth D. Bogard on Jul 09, 2014 3:13 PM
George Waldron
Joseph Carter
I am asking you to review your Post. I am not in this for anything other than correct information, and to give information I have researched and collected. If you see something incorrect on my post, please let me know, with documentation if possible. I hope I do not sound is just discipline.

Children of Joseph Carter III and Magdalene Salle Chastain:
i. Benjamin Ford Carter.
ii. Dora Carter.
iii. Joseph Carter IV, 1791-1876.
iv. Judith Carter married John Gevedon, son of Joseph Gevedon and Judith "Phebe" Carter (Judith "Phebe" daughter of Joseph Carter II and Judith Chastain.
v. Rene Chastain Carter married Magdalene Sarah Chastain, daughter of Martin Chastain and Elizabeth Ayers.
vi. Anderson Andrew Carter.
vii. Anna Chastain Carter, married Jacob Ragan.
viii Elijah Carter married Elizabeth Ragland.
ix. Oakley Carter.
x. Virginia Jane Carter married (1) Joseph Mckinney, son of Josiah Mckinney and Mary Polly Carter (Mary Polly daughter of Joseph Carter and Judith Chastain) She married (2) David Burnett Carter September 08, 1825, son of Ammon Carter (son of Joseph Carter and Judith Chastain) and Mary Burnett (Mary Burnett daughter of James Burnett and Frances Hooper, sister of Williamson Burnett husband of PriscillaCarter daughter of Joseph Carter and Judith Chastain) David was born March 17, 1796 in Buckingham, Co., Va, and died April 27, 1896 in Morgan, Co., Kentucky.

Their father Joseph Carter III #70640952, married Magdalene Salle Chastain, dt. of Rev. Rene and Mary Ford (Faure) Chastain. Joseph Carter III listed in *Carter Cemetery #110 Morgan County, Kentucky.

Daughter of Joseph Carter IV, Margaret E. Carter, married John Pieratt, his father and mother headstones are in this cemetery. Margaret's brother Asa C. Carter, 1816, wife Mahala Hammon also listed there.

Find A Grave # 43171216 and # 45585497 the same! Two different states. This Joseph Carter can not be Joseph Carter III (who married Magdalene Salle Chastain) son of Joseph Carter and Judith Chastain. I have no proof but I am thinking he is a descendant of Capt. Thomas Carter and Catherine Dale.

* U.S. 460, Mize, Morgan County, Kentucky USA.
Cemetery notes and/or description:
Listed as Cemetery #110 in the Morgan County Cemetery Index, Volume 3. Located East of Old Grassy Church Cemetery- opposite of Kelly Nickell Farm.
Map of cemetery on Find A Grave. GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 37.86682, Longitude: -83.36708

Joseph Carter III, 1757-1846. # 88621465
U.S. 460,
Mize, Morgan County, Kentucky USA.
Cemetery notes and/or description:
Listed as Cemetery #8 in the Morgan County Cemetery Index, Volume 1. Locate on top of hill behind Old Grassy Church.
Map of cemetery on Find A Grave. GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 37.86552, Longitude: -83.37130. I have been told the cemetery here was not established until the 1870s, the church established in 1833.
Added by George Waldron on Jun 05, 2014 8:47 AM
Rachelle Murray
Floyd and Ruby Zigler Sorenson
I unfortunately dont have a phone right now. But I can give you my email address
Added by Rachelle Murray on Jun 01, 2014 7:51 PM
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