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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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Wanda
RE: John W. Giddens
I'm one of those that believe family should be with family regardless of relationship. We used to live in Jerome several years ago and there was a Nora Giddens [I think] that lived just down the road from us. I was just a kid when we moved there in the early fifties and I can see them as we passed their house to attend the one room school. The school is long gone and so are many of the houses/people that lived in that community. Seems like that family eventually moved to Rolla. And by the way, Sheila Wood is a very good friend and we've worked on many projects together. She talks about retiring from the Society but genealogy is in her blood. We would miss her if she did.
Added by Wanda on Jun 26, 2014 5:23 AM
Nadra Curtis
RE: Buckner reunion
Oh shoot! I don't like missing those reunions, but I had an eye infection that kept me from coming. Drats!! I would have loved to have seen you and compared notes! Plus my husband had found a couple old pictures he wanted to know who they were. But, I am glad you got to go. Sheila is a walking library on our family information. She is great. I am glad you had a good time.
Added by Nadra Curtis on Jun 24, 2014 1:00 PM
Rebecca Gross
RE: Arron Darr
If you click on the photo...you were given credit for it. You could have added it to his page yourself! If you don't want it shared...why did you put it on Findagrave?

Are you aware that Ancestry.com now owns Findagrave?
Added by Rebecca Gross on Jun 07, 2014 6:11 PM
Audrey Stanaland
Philip Harmon, New Hope Cem in MO
Hi...my research shows a daughter Sarah b 1827 Greene Co TN, missing from your info, is a daughter of Philip Harmon and Catherine Fry. Sarah mar John FRY who died before 1860 when she is in MO (Texas Co) & at some point pre 1866 mar a RILY / RILEY because when she mar 1866 down in Lawrence Co AR to my ggg grandfather Charles McLAIN (2nd wife) the record transcription shows her as Sarah RILY. Charles died 1869 and 1870, she is still in Lawrence Co AR with some of her FRY children. I've tracked some of the FRYs...Henry's descendants had some info. The info about them being in Polk Co TN is what I found also. The families were up in N/E TN in and around Greene Co TN prior to Polk Co, then on to MO. No children were born to Sarah & my ggg Charles McLAIN but a FRY daughter married Wm Cal / CAlifornia McLAIN b 1853...lastborn son of Charles & first wife Perlina A. Unknown. I have a public Ancestry tree titled STANALAND and WILLIAMS (WILMS) ROOTS. Audrey Williams Stanaland
Added by Audrey Stanaland on May 08, 2014 12:32 PM
BillOZ
transfer managemnt
Ida Mae Hengen is my great grandmother, I would appreciate if you would transfer her to me. Her Memorial# 92967689.
Thank You,
BillOZ #47756657
Added by BillOZ on Apr 21, 2014 2:04 AM
Jenntality
William James Nickles & Eliza Giddens
Hi Diana, I was just looking around FindAGrave and realized you manage William and Eliza's memorials. They're my Gx4 Grandparents. Then it's their son Samuel, his son John Henry, then my Great-Grandfather Bufford Lee Nickles, Sr, my grandfather and lastly... my mom. What's your connection? I see the Giddens in your name so I'm assuming from Eliza? Let me know...and nice to "meet" you :)
Added by Jenntality on Apr 02, 2014 11:51 PM
Jennifer
RE: Moore Familys
Sorry about the confusion, I am slowly getting the additional information added, and the family members linked for Fremont Cemetery, I'm just not up to the M's yet.

Jennifer
Added by Jennifer on Mar 31, 2014 11:04 AM
Colleen Cavenaugh
RE: Studt Family
Thank you for the pictures & all of your kindness. Ida is buried in another cemetery. It is funny that Christine's only says Mother. Thank you for the information about Iona. I love the MO death certificate website. Wouldn't it be great if every state had it.
I wonder how cemeteries monitor your picture taking. I came across the charge for pictures in a cemetery near Los Angeles, CA. I was shocked. I was taking pictures at a cemetery near my house today. Thank goodness no one said anything to me. I've seen episodes of Who Do You Think You Are where cemeteries in Europe had moved people to communal plots because no one had visited them. That would be awful. Again, how do they know that no one has been there?
Thank you again.
Colleen Cavenaugh
Added by Colleen Cavenaugh on Mar 28, 2014 5:22 PM
Gaye Selover Funk
RE: Rebecca Pirtle
This is a good example of why I don't have a lot of faith in death records - you never know how well the informant knows the deceased and their family. Thanks for the explanation. Her first husband, Charles Ulmer, is my great grand uncle. If you'd like to transfer her to me, I'll take her, but if you'd rather hang onto her, that's fine, too. Know that your efforts are appreciated!

Gaye
Added by Gaye Selover Funk on Mar 27, 2014 7:00 PM
Pearl Edgar
RE: George Lovins
Good morning,
I am sorry I just now found your note on Ancestry! I have been on it many tines don't know why it didn't show up. Yes, Betty Bowman Edgar is my sister-in-law. She now has email. It is bedgar@centurylink.net if you would like to contact her. She may have discovered you already since she has been working on genealogy. Good luck in you two getting together!
Again I am sorry it took so long,

Pearl Bunch Edgarf
Added by Pearl Edgar on Mar 23, 2014 10:39 AM
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