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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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RE: Hiram Henry Daugherty
It was so long ago that I worked this name that I had forgotten about the "sorted affair" that happened in this case. Thanks for the info!
Added by Deb on Jul 19, 2014 12:23 PM
Catherine Miller Newell
Lida Fowler Ivie/Edna Norman
In the 1940s census, I noticed that Lida Ivie lived with James & Edna Norman. They said that she was James' mother-in-law.

The census could be way off base but my grandmother (James' niece) remembers Lida and Lonnie living with her aunt and uncle after Lida's husband died for sometime and that Lida was related to Edna somehow.

Do you happen to know the connection between Edna and Lida?

Lida's memorial

Edna's memorial

Here is the census:
Added by Catherine Miller Newell on Jul 19, 2014 12:35 AM
Russ Davies
RE: Wow, I was having a bad day!
For some reason the secondary note explaining the reason for declining suggestions is not being shown. The secondary reason which I added to all returns reads: "In accordance with advice from Tyler, Customer Solutions Associate, please provide documentation or source for suggestions submitted through edits. I will then gladly approve them."
If you have sources such as death certificates please add them to the memorial using the "add a photo" facility. I will then accept the edits.
Added by Russ Davies on Jun 28, 2014 5:58 PM
Melinda Pearl Allen-Grimes
Ronald Earl Allen 37883103 & Edna Endicott Allen 37882988
Hi there,
I would so love to please request transfer of my aunt and uncle Ronald Earl Allen and Edna Endicott Allen, his wife. Actually Edna was also my mother's 1st cousin and she then married my Dad's brother. So I am related to both of them! Thanks for all your many hours of work trying to take all the pictures and matching up relatives. It's quite a job but a very important one. It helps to have a virtual place like this thanks so much for your contributions! Take Care,
Melinda Allen-Grimes
Added by Melinda Pearl Allen-Grime... on Jun 22, 2014 3:09 AM
Rhonda Hamel
Abigail Moseley and relatives
My GGP has been transferred to me. May I have permission to use your pictures? You have done and amazing job. We thank you for your hard work. Rhonda
Added by Rhonda Hamel on Jun 09, 2014 8:46 PM
Steven Martinez
Fabians Pacheco

Could you please transfer Fabians Pacheco 1882-1949. #51069392. Fabians was my great uncle x4 and I would like to link him to his father and update his bio.


Steven Martinez. #47239818
Added by Steven Martinez on May 24, 2014 11:53 AM
Cemetery Walker
Raymond Protzman
Thanks for the info on Raymond. Are you related to him?
Added by Cemetery Walker on May 15, 2014 12:49 PM
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
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