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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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Dianna Tuttle
RE: Tuttle
Thank you for getting back to me. I can tell you alot, but will take some time. Like I said I have 11 sheets of Tuttle history, that my sister left me. I know joseph Tuttle is my Grandfather, and he married Emma sarah Stoops, she's my grandmother. They had 5 children which one of them was my father Charles Tuttle. I am trying to back track all the names, but having a hard time trying to put them all in place. hard job. Looks like peter Tuttle is my Great Grandfather, Because he was joseph's father. Peter Tuttle married nancy Bailey, they had 9 children. I got so many Tuttle's on here, still working on them. But I guess thats all I will give you for now, so tired.I will try to give you more info later. this is such a hard job. I have been trying so hard to find some connected to the Tuttle's. I have to work on this, and see where delmer comes in. Getting confused. like I said 11 sheets with tuttle's. Thank you so much for getting back to me. If you get anything to help me, let me know.
Added by Dianna Tuttle on Oct 02, 2014 12:15 AM
Dianna Tuttle
Dianna Tuttle , about Delmer Tuttle
Hi Diana, my name is Dianna Tuttle. I have been searching on here, for all the the Tuttle's and thank God, I have found them all. I have most of the Tuttle history that my sister sent me before she passed on. And I am for sure related to Delmer. And I know most of all the Tuttle's are buried at Summersville cemetery. My sister told me alot. Plus I have 11 sheets of Tuttle history. I looked everybody up from the sheets, on here and they all seem to be correct. I have not figured out just how I am related To Delmer yet. working on that. Don't know if he's a great grandfather, cousin whatever, But I will figure it out. Have been trying to find other people, that are related in some way to the Tuttle's. I seen your note on Delmer's page, and seen you said he's your uncle. So I really pray you find this message. And hope you send message back to me. I am not sure where I would find your message. But I will go thru all the messages. Will stop for now, If any one else reads this and know's the Tuttle's, Feel free to send me a message. Thank you Diana, hope we talk soon. God bless. Dianna Tuttle
Added by Dianna Tuttle on Oct 01, 2014 12:14 AM
Debra DeWitt Jordan
RE: Dewitt from Mo.
Diana, I honestly believe that all of our DeWitt's are interconnected. There were always three accepted lines, now there may be four. Even they, far enough back, were connected in France and Holland. They were French Huguenots. Google DeWitt Family Information and that is my direct line tree, open to anyone.
God Bless.
Debra
Added by Debra DeWitt Jordan on Sep 16, 2014 9:55 AM
Glynda
Cornelia "Nela" Pearson Jefford
Diana, I see that you have the memorial for Rev. David M. Jefford at Pine Grove. He had a son, Valcie L., that is buried at Cedar Grove, Floral, Independence Co. AR. Do you know where Valcie's wife Cornelia "Nela" is buried? I have walked Cedar Grove cemetery more than once taking pictures and did not find her grave there. I can't find an obit for her either. I am not related. Just have connections to the family and try to link families together on Find A Grave.
Added by Glynda on Sep 13, 2014 12:16 PM
Pat Shaw
RE: Foster Family
Ahh thank you and blessings Diana!
Added by Pat Shaw on Sep 06, 2014 10:27 PM
Jimmie Grickis
RE: Lee William Clark

Do you have contact with your son now or are you looking for him? Where and when was he born? I'm sorry you had to give him up. It must have been very hard.

If you want to give me your contact information, I MIGHT be able to get a message to Geraldine to get in touch with you, but I don't know how to reach her at this point, nor would I give it out without knowing you or anyone for that matter---just as a matter of privacy and I wouldn't want to post it on this public page. I'm in contact with family that may be able to find out her contact info and I would let her know if I can get it.

Jimmie Lou
Added by Jimmie Grickis on Aug 26, 2014 12:55 PM
Dave Walker
McKelveys
Hi Diana

I found the Rootsweb tree and looks correct. I also have been in contact with a researcher for James & Catherine McKelvey's line. They also think the Mary McKelvey in Mt Pleasant Cemetery is Mary Polly Schell and was married to Charles Hebner. That would explain a few inconsistencies & mean Mary Bell died in Ireland as several have speculated. I have altered my tree on Ancestry and the memorials on Findagrave.

Thanks,
Dave
Added by Dave Walker on Aug 23, 2014 4:58 PM
Peggy
Florence Mamie
The info I have on Florence came from
family members and death certificate.
So many spellings of names given, I am
never sure of true spelling..
Do you have any info on when and where
marriage took place..
e-mail me at peggywilli1@centurytel.net.
Added by Peggy on Aug 13, 2014 9:03 PM
Debra DeWitt Jordan
RE: Dewitt from Mo.
Diana,

Not that I am aware of; however, I do believe that all the DeWitt's are connected. Green DeWitt was from Missouri and I once corresponded with a lady who was certain he was also mine. If you are on Ancestry, you can view my tree. If not just Google- DeWitt Family Information and my tree will come up. I am number 8.4.2.1.6 on the list of DeWitt's.
Cordially,

Debra
Added by Debra DeWitt Jordan on Aug 07, 2014 9:28 AM
Dave Walker
Robert's marriage
Robert & Jane were married Nov 11 1861 in York County Ontario. The first child, William, was born Feb 21, 1862. The next one, James was born Oct 4 1864, also in York County. William died in 1872.
Added by Dave Walker on Aug 07, 2014 7:53 AM
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