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Carol Hicks (#47013230)
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Bio Photo I am retired but do freelance writing for the Danville, IL Commercial-News. Began doing genealogy in 1966 and just can't seem to stop looking for family names.

I graduated from Hoopeston High School in 1961 and attended DACC and Eastern Illinois University, obtaining a BA in Elementary Education. It wasn't the field I intended to go into but the councilor at the time discouraged me from my chosen field which was history, saying there were no jobs in this area in that field.

I have more than made up for the councilor's advise, however, by writing about and researching history and helping others in their family searches. I really enjoy the research.
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RE: Abraham and Elizabeth Martin
I don't live in Pennsylvania
Added by Kat on Jul 16, 2015 4:38 PM
Stacey Shaw
Yocum's in Oakridge Cemetery - Hillside
Hi Carol - Just an FYI that I added photos to the Yocum memorials you created in Oakridge. Have a great night. Regards, Stacey
Added by Stacey Shaw on Sep 07, 2014 9:21 PM
I was wondering if Aage's wife was also buried in the same cemetery? I can't seen to find her.

Thank you,
Added by Elaine on Feb 17, 2014 8:42 PM
a Thank You note.
Dear Carol Hicks,
Hi Cousin, Thank- You so very much for the information that you gave to me on Nellie Mae Murdock Peterson I just got done putting in the right information on her memorial page. I am in New York right now visiting with my daughter and my grandsons. Thanks again for everything that you do on findagrave and on ancestry.
Love Always, your cousin,
Teresa Marie Richardson, Santos.
Added by TERESA SANTOS on Nov 08, 2013 8:50 AM
Ashley Accardo Albritton
RE: William White Mansell
Neat! I will share this info with my mom!
Added by Ashley Accardo Albritton on Oct 15, 2013 2:45 PM
Ashley Accardo Albritton
RE: William White Mansell
Very interesting! Thanks for this link. I will check it out when i log onto Find a Grave from a landline computer. On my smart phone right now. Are you related to the Mansells or Tacketts? My mom's father was William White Mansell who is on Find A Grave and passed in 1995. Morning Dove is one of his ancestors and she is also reported to be an ancestor to Elvis Presley. It is all very interesting.
Added by Ashley Accardo Albritton on Oct 15, 2013 12:33 PM
Ashley Accardo Albritton
RE: William White Mansell
I am not sure, do you have some information on Martha? Find a Grave shows that Morning Dove and William had two children: James Jordan and Morning Dizenie. James Jordan's wife was Martha but it doesn't show her name as being a Tacket.
Added by Ashley Accardo Albritton on Oct 15, 2013 9:06 AM
Ashley Accardo Albritton
RE: William White Mansell
Which William White Mansell are you referencing?
Added by Ashley Accardo Albritton on Oct 14, 2013 9:37 PM
Dear Carol Hicks,
I want to Thank you so very much for linking James l. Trosper with his wife Rosella Melvina Bostwick,Trosper. You are a relative of mine through James L. Trosper and through his son Chauncey Sylvester Trosper. Do you know what cemetery Rosella Melvina Bostwick's parents are buried at? Their names are Hiram Damon Bostwick and Sarah (Sallie) Willison,Bostwick.Do you know what cemetery that most of the Bostwicks and the Willison's are buried at? Most of the Trospers are buried in Illinois and Indiana.Thanks again. I will be waiting to hear from you.
Added by TERESA SANTOS on Sep 15, 2013 3:16 PM
A link of a Memorial and a transfer Please.
Dear Carol Hicks,
Please could you link Rosella Melvina Bostwick Trosper #61445145 to her spouse James L. Trosper his #30364601. Please can you transfer their memorials to me they were my third cousins. Carol I want to Thank-You so very much for all that you do for findagrave and for us the public by taking pictures of the tombstones and getting us information on our family members and for getting us obituraires on them. Thanks again.
Added by TERESA SANTOS on Sep 13, 2013 1:15 PM
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