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Catherine (Prophit) Demers (#46989928)
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Bio Photo My 4th Great Grandfather Lane came to Texas by 1835 and settled in a Stephen F Austin colony. His son, Alfred Lane married Charles Goodnight's older sister, Elizabeth. The Goodnights came to Texas in 1850.

Charles Goodnight of the Goodnight Loving Trail fame, and Alfred Lane, an early Texas Ranger, were on a trail drive. Alfred had a dream that his family was in danger from Indians and told his brother-in-law, Charles, he would have to go home. Not long after he departed, Charles Goodnight and the other trail drivers heard yells and screams of an Indian battle coming from Cement Mountain, Texas. By the time Charles reached Alfred, who was dead, on Cement Mountain the battle was over and the Indians had left. Concerned the Indians might return and scalp Alfred, Charles buried him on Cement Mountain and returned to the trail drive. On his way home from the train drive, he left the other trail drivers and retrieved his brother-in-law's decaying body off of Cement Mountain to take it home to Alfred's wife (his sister) and children for burial in Palo Pinto Co., Texas. Charles called Alfred "a splendidly brave man."

I am very interested in Genealogy. My closest family lines are: Ashcraft, Cornelius, Crow, Cuberson, Eastwood, Garrison, Goodnight, Johnston, Key, Lane, Moore, Newton, Prather, Price, PROPHIT, Runnells, Smith, Snidow, Swearingen, Webb, Whilkins, Williams, and Williamson.

Only some of what I enter will be family connected.

Catherine (Prophit) Demers
U.S.A.F. Vietnam Era Veteran (1968-1972)
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Mrs. Demers: Thank you so much for the transfer of William Thomas Hester (#48502370) buried in Smiley Cemetery, Gonzales County, Texas.
I really appreciate it.
Added by KaysRoots on Apr 14, 2014 8:27 AM
Mrs. Demers: Thank you so much for the management transfer of Gerald Clifton Hester (#48502368) in Smiley Cemetery, Gonzales County, Texas.
I really appreciate all the work you have done in Findagrave.
Added by KaysRoots on Apr 14, 2014 8:23 AM
Lee Witt
Marguerite Lee Witt-Calvert
Thank you for bring those errors to my attention. I just recently took over management of my Aunt's memorial and didn't notice them. They didn't have her middle name entered either.

Added by Lee Witt on Mar 31, 2014 8:41 AM
Lee Witt
Jack Calvert
The Witt Family Thanks you for your help.
Added by Lee Witt on Mar 23, 2014 9:07 AM
Deanna Solomon
Jesse Solomon 49933674
Jesse Solomon was my husband great uncle. I am trying to get the family information entered. May I have management of this account.

Grandma Deanna
Deanna Oakman Solomon
3825 Silver Creek
Corpus Christi, TX 78410
Added by Deanna Solomon on Mar 22, 2014 9:13 PM
Lee Witt
Witt Family
My name is Lee Witt and I'm the nephew of Jack Calvert, through his wife's, Marguerite's, brother, my Dad, Pete Witt. I am currently linking my Witt family together on findagrave. I'm requesting that you give me control over your entry of Jack & Donna Calvert. I would appreciate your assistance.

Lee Witt #48135475 (
Added by Lee Witt on Mar 22, 2014 11:49 AM
Robert Hague
RE: Thank you

Thank you for introducing me to Find A Grave. It was you that first showed me this wonderful website. It is all your fault that I have become obsessed with this website. Thank you for blessing me with such an obsession. Thank you for all the work you do on Find A Grave.

Bob Hague
Added by Robert Hague on Mar 18, 2014 5:42 PM
Sarah Johnson
From Sarah
Thank you for adding the photos to the memorial for Thomas Sprigg, Sr. I appreciate this so very much. Are you also a descendant?
Added by Sarah Johnson on Mar 13, 2014 11:43 AM
Marie Ann Dubus Garrett
William Jewell Thompson
Thank you for adding the memorial dates and information. I appreciate the timely manner - it makes a memorial more complete, don't you think?


I sent and edit through the edit tab, to connect William to his parents.
William's parents are:
Father: Robert Andrew Thompson #46779887
Mother: Jeannette Smith #46779886

Will you kindly connect this family back together, please?

THANK YOU for all the work you have done!!

Added by Marie Ann Dubus Garrett on Mar 09, 2014 11:43 AM
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RE: Thank you
Thank you for such a nice comment. It is nice to read that your work is appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to say so.
Bob Hague
Added by Robert Hague on Feb 26, 2014 9:50 PM
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