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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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Lola Dolores Wood-Daugherty
Just to let you know that Lola D. Daugherty's maiden name was Lola Dolores Wood. Her number is 55428594. She was married to Ripley Trixie Daughterty, 55428801. Would you please connect them as husband and wife. Thanks so much. (Rip has an interesting middle name, doesn't he.)
Added by Antoinette on Dec 07, 2014 5:49 PM
Mary Jane (Meroney) Taylor
Ethel Harris
Please excuse my oversight on this memorial. I was thinking it said 2015.
Added by Mary Jane (Meroney) Taylo... on Dec 03, 2014 5:26 PM
Mary Jane (Meroney) Taylor
Ethel Harris
Please correct the date of death.

Added by Mary Jane (Meroney) Taylo... on Dec 03, 2014 5:24 PM
Becki Christian Depew
James R Hodge
Hello, I notice you have a memorial for James R. Hodge, Find A Grave # 31506848, buried in the Mountain Grove Cemetery in Taney County, Missouri. I'm related to the other Hodge families buried there. I'm wondering if and how your James fits into those families. Also, are you related to the Hodge or other families buried there?

Many thanks,

Becki Christian Depew
Find A Grave # 46949330
Added by Becki Christian Depew on Dec 03, 2014 2:24 PM
RE: Peter Lafayette Hammock Obit
Thank you for adding the obit. Slick
Added by Slick on Dec 02, 2014 10:34 AM
Tyler L.
Nettie Sweet
Hi Catherine,

I see that you requested a photo request for Nettie Sweet. I was wondering if you were related to her or knew her? She was my great aunt.

Added by Tyler L. on Nov 30, 2014 3:16 PM
Cathy Cox Porubsky
RE: Jimmie C Cox 48847679 + Catherine Cox 48847672
Thank you so much!
Added by Cathy Cox Porubsky on Nov 15, 2014 8:18 AM
James Edward Derr
Dear Catherine,
Yes, James Edward Derr was born the son of Frederick and Sarah Derr, but he is not Edward M. Derr who was born of Noah and Hennrieta Derr, and adopted by Fred and Sarah in 1891. It was quite a family issue as Noah had not given them permission to adopt Edward M. Derr. Edward M. Derr's name was never changed. He and James Edward (also called Ed by the family) were never the same person. You clearly do not know a thing about our family history and are only going by documents that are not always reliable, but for some reason you wish this to be the end all reliable source on Edward M. Derr. You have my email address so why have you not contacted me? My uncle has his Navy trunk. My grandparents Ralph and Alice Steinberger knew Edward M. Derr as well as his sister Dollie who was Ralph's mother. James Edward Derr who is the actual birth son of Frederick and Sarah Derr passed away in childhood and somehow his records were imposed onto Edward M. Derr's records. Possibly thru the adoption process? I don't know. Likely so. In any event, Edward M. Derr never went aka as James Edward Derr in his entire life. Please stop this as you do not know what you are doing in regards to this matter. Please let my dear beloved Uncle Edward M. Derr rest in PEACE.
Mary L. Sterling
Added by Meriel✿Mary♥... on Nov 14, 2014 7:47 AM
Cathy Cox Porubsky
Jimmie and Catherine Cox
I wanted to see if you would transfer Jimmie C Cox 48847679 and Catherine Cox 48847672 to me. They are my grandparents.

Thank you,
Cathy Porubsky
Added by Cathy Cox Porubsky on Nov 11, 2014 10:30 PM
R Turns
RE: Mamie Ethel Ramsey + James Arthur Crawford
Added by R Turns on Oct 19, 2014 3:58 PM
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