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Nancy (Clayton) Phillips (#47008554)
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I have been working on genealogy since approx. 1994 -- after my Mother passed away, in going through her stuff, I found the names of my fathers parents (we had never known any of my fathers family). I wondered if I would be able to find them and I was successfull in finding my fathers only living sibling. I live in Des Moines, Iowa, and she lived in Oregon -- I flew out the following Thanksgiving to get acquainted with her and couldn't have been happier. This gave me the "genealogy bug" and I have been searching ever since -- have found WONDERFUL relatives who I never knew existed. Genealogy if great!!

The names I search are CLAYTON, McNEELEY, ARROWOOD, MYERS, SPENCER,just to name a few.
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Chuck Knorr
Myers, Jacob B & Catherine
Thank you for the photos of the tombstones of Jacob B. Myers and Catherine Myers. They are not married but brother and sister. I appreciate all the work you do.
Added by Chuck Knorr on Feb 26, 2015 12:27 PM
Virgil Burks
Thank you for transferring Virgil to me.
Added by Luci on Feb 02, 2015 11:44 AM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Find A Grave Changes
A friend told me about this change a couple days after this was deployed. I have sent an edit/s to you so I thought maybe you didn't know about it. You might want to pass it on to your friends. thanks!!! ~Peggy

New "Automated" system for "Suggest a Correction/Submit an Edit"

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New System for Memorial Edits deployed by FindAGrave on 12/5/2013

Go to your Contributor/Profile page.
Look in the upper right corner. You should now see a tab called "Edits" - check there to see if any have been submitted to you. Then just review and accept.

Way easier for doing updates to names/dates/places/plot numbers/links. If you don't approve within 21 days it will automatically accept it.

You still will get e-mails to add info to bio section.
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Jan 30, 2015 8:06 AM
Linda Claxton
RE: Thomas Stanley Davis
You're very welcome.

Added by Linda Claxton on Jan 15, 2015 12:02 PM
Laurel Shimpfky Marcucci
Thank you
Nancy, for the transfer of Francis Bailey.
Laurel Marcucci
Added by Laurel Shimpfky Marcucci on Dec 31, 2014 11:23 AM
Jamie Olesen
Dora Gustafson
She is my great grandmas sister. Her maiden name was petersen. My great grandma was Marie petersen oleson. Marie married ole oleson ringsted iowa. Thanks jamie olesen
Added by Jamie Olesen on Aug 07, 2014 11:03 PM
Greenwood Cemetery
Hi Nancy,

I recently made a trip to Greenwood Cemetery in an attempt to fulfill a few photo requests. In doing so, I actually ended up creating a spreadsheet that includes all the information on Find A Grave, combined with the USGen web file, and the records I found while I was there. I have sent you several update requests. My apologies for the flux of those. Thanks for all you do.

Added by rnf68 on Apr 29, 2014 8:51 AM
Sam English
James Riley Clayto
If Levi is your grandfather and Dora is my grandmother, then we are 2nd cousins. James Riley Clayton is buried in Mary's Chapel Cemetery in Clay County, north of Rector. He was married to a Irene Morris born approx. 1851 and died 1885 in Illinois. J.R. moved to the Leonard, Arkansas area in approx. 1895 along with the Davis family. I have a picture of James Riley's tombstone which I took a couple of years ago, before my Find A Grave involvement. I'll find it and post it to the memorial. I have more information that I will send you via email, including some newspaper articles on the settling of Leonard. One interesting note, Robert E. Davis was also married to Nora, Dora's sister, but she was killed in an accident in Illinois and buried there. Were you ever in Rector? That's
Added by Sam English on Apr 17, 2014 9:16 PM
Sam English
Thanks for the transfer
Thanks for the transfer Nancy. Are we related? My grandmother on my mom's side was a Clayton. Maybe that's why you created the memorial? I also noted a message on your profile about a Laura Foster Clayton. I had an aunt Laura Clayton, she was a Foster and she was married to my Great Uncle, Lee, brother to my grandmother. She lived in Leonard, AR which is close to my home town of Rector, AR. Interesting.
Added by Sam English on Apr 14, 2014 5:06 PM
Sue Green
Lura Clayton
Nancy I am finding 2 Laura Foster Clayton and Lura Clayton # 10859566....??? Could they be the same??
Laura Suzanne Foster/Clayton is a Grand Aunt and while searching the Find A grave site I noticed a Lura Clayton (1883-?) pretty close to Laura Clayton (1882-1973) I was looking for her husbands grave and there is a "Lee Clayton" there. Is this Leander? Hope you can clear this up for me. Thanks Sue Green
Added by Sue Green on Mar 22, 2014 12:32 PM
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