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Fran (#47031624)
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Bio Photo I was born in MS and after living in CA for 43 years my husband and I have returned to Florence to live. I became interested in my family history during the early 1990's and while searching for ancesters in old cemeteries I was saddened to see the neglect and damage to beautiful old headstones and monuments.

The iron marker in my bio picture is in Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson's oldest cemetery and was made by Pearl River Foundrey owned and operated by a family member in the late 1800's. There are two of these markers in Greenwood Cemetery.

I love complete memorials and I am happy to photograph headstones and post them to help complete memorials on find a grave. I must give credit and many thanks to my husband, Les and sister, Sue for their help with obtaining burial locations.

My Family names: Parker, Richardson, Winterstein, Switzer, Bell/Beall, Bradley, Dorman. My husbands family names: Davenport, Arnold, Davis, and Stinson.
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Charlotte Smith Muir
RE: Barretts
You are so welcomed Fran... I just happened to be on the coast and decided to fill some photo requests. I wish he were mine, I would transfer him to you :)
Added by Charlotte Smith Muir on Jul 23, 2014 7:19 AM
Linda Wayman
RE: James Toler
You're welcome Fran. There was a picture of him in the newspaper, but the quality of the picture was very poor, probably due to the age of the newspaper or the micro film. I deleted it rather than try to add it. I'll make a note of his name and DOD and the next time I go to the library I'll check the other newspaper that was in business back then and see if it has a picture.
Added by Linda Wayman on Jul 20, 2014 6:14 PM
Josphine Richardson
Fran, Thanks so much for catching that mistake some times we just lose it. You are always a big help.
Added by Betty on Jul 16, 2014 6:47 PM
Virginia Weeks Warbington
Nellie Higdon Walker
Thank you!
Added by Virginia Weeks Warbington on Jul 15, 2014 8:55 PM
H. E. Gullion Baer
Clarence Gregory
Thank you SO very much!! He was my Grandmothers cousin whom she loved very much.
Added by H. E. Gullion Baer on Jul 14, 2014 6:12 PM
Thanks so much for the pictures.
Added by TCarrigan on Jul 13, 2014 2:56 PM
Melissa McSweyn Foster
Dorothy Hamilton
Thanks for the photo! I appreciate your time!
Added by Melissa McSweyn Foster on Jul 13, 2014 12:00 PM
Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins
Edith Harrell marker
Thanks for the photo of Edith Harrell's marker !!

Added by Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins on Jun 29, 2014 3:42 PM
Carolyn Nash Hickman
Hawthorne Family
Fran, Thank you for the photos of Wilbur, Willie Rae, and Homer Ray's gravesites. They were so special and I am so happy to have the pictures.
Added by Carolyn Nash Hickman on Jun 29, 2014 1:33 PM
Norma Wilkinson
RE: Lottie Smith
Thank I fixed it. Her parents are not on Find A Grave. So I like to hyper link to grandparents. This way if someone is checking the family tree, it does not end with one generation not listed.
Added by Norma Wilkinson on Jun 23, 2014 8:13 PM
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