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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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Tim & Gail
Mattie McFarland

I wanted to let you know that I have located Elias and Louissa McFarland daughter and have linked her to them.

Added by Tim & Gail on Nov 21, 2015 5:16 PM
Bird Griffin Profile Source
Hi Catherine,
I'm just wondering if there's a source for the information included in Bird Griffin's profile. I'm doing a genealogy project for school and all of my documents must have source information.
Added by Flynn22 on Nov 16, 2015 6:09 PM
RE: my great-great grandmother, Margaret Elizabeth
I am so happy to see the connection. Martin Beam was my 3rd gr-grandfather, so that makes us cousins! Thanks for your help.
Added by PHDedmon on Nov 01, 2015 10:56 AM
Aaron Hicks
Wondering if you have any information on this family at all? Trying to find info on his father William Hicks.
Added by twaters on Oct 27, 2015 1:56 PM
Lonnie Moore
Thank you for recent edits and more
I just wanted to publicly thank you for recent edits you performed (and very promptly) but also for all your volunteer work on Find A Grave. Your work helps other connect to family members and to fill in missing pieces of their family trees. Lonnie
Added by Lonnie Moore on Oct 03, 2015 9:34 AM
thurman moore
Moore family and Smith family
Was looking at my dad's half brother's memorial--Sherman Noble Allen. My dad was a Moore and his and Uncle Noble's mom was Mary Ann Muhlinghaus Smith. Are you related to us? My name is Thurman Dean Moore.
Added by thurman moore on Jul 31, 2015 1:57 PM
Deborah Siemonsma
James Norris Clark
Good Afternoon,
I was wondering if you would transfer James Norris Clark to my memorial. He was married to Annette Hensley. She was a double cousin.
Please let me know. Thank you for your help
Added by Deborah Siemonsma on Jul 22, 2015 4:05 PM
Carol H.
Henry Street Hudspeth
The letter you have under Street Hudspeth's findagrave Memorial was written by his father, Henry Street Hudspeth. The Jimmy referred to in the letter was that of James Ayres Hudspeth, Henry's son by his second wife, Lucy Greer Brown. The letter was sent to Henry's third wife, Nancy Haynes Greer, sister to Lucy, whom he married after Lucy died.
According to the family Bible, even though Street used the name Henry Street, he was actually named Street. He had a twin brother, Henry, who died in infancy.
Henry Street Hudspeth (Sr.) served with the Confederacy Company B 2nd Arkansas Calvary as a Captain. Jimmy served in the same. Street is a son from Henry's first wife, Edaline Blasingame and is the full blood brother of Dr. Leonidus Hudspeth.

Added by Carol H. on Jul 10, 2015 3:47 PM
Steve Lumbley
Duplicate memorial
There seems to be a duplicate memorial for my great grandmother Elvira Louisa Jones Lumbley. Memorial# 91043244 is under your management and # 92932386
is under my name. I wonder if you would transfer #91043244 to me and I will delete the other one.

Thank you
Steve Lumbley
Added by Steve Lumbley on Jun 10, 2015 9:23 AM
Donna Sutiff
Charles Goodnight
It was interesting what you put on your Memorial page. I live in Amarillo, Texas, which is close to the Charles Goodnight Museum. My family of Baker's also came from Missouri and they were part of the original land owners in Peter's Colony. The reason I am so interested in what you wrote on William McCombs Memorial. My family is Lott, Smith and Elbert Families of Denton, Texas. My families married into the Boyd and McComb families. There were so many different marriages that I did the genealogy of the McComb Families also. I have been doing genealogy for over 20 years. As I get older I am going through my family tree and filling in the information I missed.
Added by Donna Sutiff on May 06, 2015 6:22 PM
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