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Diana (Giddens) Shrum & David William Shrum (#47109249)
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Bio Photo my name is Diana (Giddens) Shrum my husband is Dave Shrum, we live in Missouri. my father, was born in Hartshorn, Texas, Co. Mo. His side of my family lived in Pulaski, Phelps, Dent, Shannon, and Texas, Co. in Missouri. I cant prove, thu, any of the Indian rolls,that on my fathers side of the family, we have Cherokee blood. In 1832 a Law was made,in Missouri, no Indians could live in the State of Missouri. The light skins Cherokees, and even the darker skins Cherokees called themselves Black Irish,and had to act as if they were full blooded white blood. If it was found out they were part or full Cherokee they would lose everything they own and then sent to, OK. My father, us to take me to many cemetery's when I was young, some he work in part time, and others to show me where are family and loved ones were buried.My dad passed away in 1970 and is buried in Hartshorn, Texas, Co. The name of the cemetery is Antioch/Dewitt. Most of the people who are buried in this cemetery are related one way or the other. I dont live near where he is buried, so Find-A-Grave is the closest I get to a visit, some years.The surnames I am related, to the, Giddens, Stark, Hensley, Morgan, Dye, Clark, Nickles, Buckner, Gale, Butler, Ireland, Dewitt, and many more. My Husband knew little about his family till I started working on his side of the family. The Shrum, Johnson & many more. If you have anything you would like me to add to a memorial, of a love one, family are just a friend. Please use the edit on the memorial, and I will get the info added ASP. I have found that some people don't think, they need to add, the info, sent to them, for a memorial, that has been suggested. I think the more that is known about a person and the life they lived, the more, we get a understanding of who they were,and how they lived there life here on earth. We help, give them a voice, and keep there memory alive. It is sad that we have so many memorials with just a name and dates. They are all more then that, they were,the ones who paved the path we walk. When History about a family is lost, so will its children who are still here, on earth, be lost. No one should ever be forgotten are where they are buried be unknown. No memorial should be held in the care of someone who is not family to the memorial if there is someone who is family and wants to take on the responsibility of carry for the memorial,I think the right thing to do is to then transfer. If, I am in care of one of your loved one's and they are not of my Family, are,if they are, and you are closer in relation,to them then me. If they were your Aunt, or Uncle, Great, or Grandparent's and they were only my Cousins, I believe they belong with someone who loved them, and new them, then them, staying in my care and not be given the respect they deserve. But if you are one who wont give transfer's, in less they are in the FAG guide line's, then don't, ask me, to do for you, what, you wont do for others. Its funny how people who want to up hold the law's or rules on others are the ones who break them the most.
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Judy Bush
Della Weaver Campbell 85804766
Diana I am one of the great grandaughter of this lady I have all the information on her children I will put it together and and post it for you as soon as possible I know there are other family members doing the same thing somewhere with our family. and other information I haven't been on find a grave long and am trying to take care of as many family thing as possibele Thankyou Judy
Added by Judy Bush on Jun 26, 2015 8:49 AM
Otis Hensley
Otis is moved to Highland Memory... A photo of his marker has been added. Thanks a bunch! :)
Added by Elizabeth on Jun 06, 2015 1:09 PM
Otis Hensley

You have Otis Hensley (memorial# 109164519) in the wrong cemetery. He is buried in Highland Memory Gardens with his wife, Edna:

I added the headstone photo I snapped of their marker to his wife's memorial, but am hesitant to add it to Otis's memorial while he is still listed in the wrong cemetery, as it may cause folks to think that's where he's at, when he is actually buried in Highland Memory Gardens.

If you will update his memorial to Highland Memory Gardens (where Edna's memorial is), I will add the headstone photo I took. :)

Thanks so much,
Added by Elizabeth on May 15, 2015 8:46 AM
Hairot Caroline "Lina" Dewitt Stark
Hey Diana,
If you click on the pic you will read it says its her parents Peter & Mary DeWitt..
Added by Kin4Pat on Apr 24, 2015 10:13 PM
Phillip Maine
RE: Dye
My Dye family entered Mo in 1861 The family is proven genetically not to be related to the MA Dye families. Mine start with Thomas Dye, bastard son of Sarah Dye born 1704 Farmham Parish, Richmond County, VA. Her father is Martin Dye and Margret Wright
Added by Phillip Maine on Mar 31, 2015 10:09 PM
Debra Alderman
Mary L Reedy
Thank you...
Added by Debra Alderman on Mar 31, 2015 5:51 PM
Phillip Maine
Dye family
I am Phillip son of Elener Fry, daughter of James Fry, son of Nancy Parnell, daughter of Azariah (Zear) Parnell and Mary Ann Dye, daughter of Gilbert Dye and Percilla Harrell son of Henry Dye and Anna Washburn. How are we related in the Dye famaily?
Added by Phillip Maine on Mar 29, 2015 3:32 PM
Brent Gillespie
Links & Info 1-25-13
Thank you for the info & links for Mary Jane Johnson Stonecipher in Pleasent Grove Cemetery. They have been added. You also ask me to added the Cemetery photos of the cemetery, church & gates. I dont know why they do not pop up but that is suppossed to be automatic.
Added by Brent Gillespie on Jan 31, 2015 4:25 PM
gloria giddens
RE: Claude Giddens
ive just gotten this from several yearss ago .i do not have much to go on any help will be great !
Added by gloria giddens on Dec 31, 2014 11:58 AM
Debra Alderman
Mary L Reedy
This is my GG Grandmother and I keep seeing post that refers to her as Lewis. I could be wrong but I have never seen any listing of her as Lewis. Her children's death certificated do not list it either. Can you tell me where you found this at. I would appreciate any info you might have..Debra
Added by Debra Alderman on Nov 07, 2014 4:36 PM
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