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Bob & Bonnie McEver (#47129367)
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Bio Photo I am a retired engineer who spent career working in Houston, TX at oil & gas equipment design.

My early years/schooling were in Files Valley, TX, just east of Itasca in Hill County, TX. There is a cemetery there that my Dad kept records on in spiral notebook. After his death, I realized that the notebook with all his notes on who was buried where was lost. In 2007, I began recording the Files Valley Cemetery with friends living in the area. When we completed that, and uploaded to internet websites, we proceeded to add memorials to many cemeteries in NE Hill County.

Bonnie (Wife) and I have been researching our families - McEver, Robinson, Allen, Pruett, & Jordan.

My interest in genealogy comes from making contact with special distant cousins, Maurice Allen, Vicki Bullard and others. We've created a family tree at website.

A final thought on what FindAGrave means to me. It is an excellent tool for preserving the documentation (memorializing)of those who have gone before us. To this end, it doesn't matter to me who owns photos, copyrights, etc. Feel free to use what I provide to FindAGrave for the purpose stated above. It would be nice to receive recognition.
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Ronda Campbell Smalley
RE: Memorial of Sarah Lindsay in Files Valley
Thank you
Added by Ronda Campbell Smalley on May 17, 2016 2:34 PM
Cathy Creger Shelley
RE: Follow Up
Yes you should link her to both husbands if you can
Added by Cathy Creger Shelley on Apr 21, 2016 7:54 PM
Cathy Creger Shelley
RE: Follow Up again
That is probably the best way so people aren't confused
Added by Cathy Creger Shelley on Apr 21, 2016 7:53 PM
Danny Chancellor
RE: Baker Memorial
My own personal belief and proved to be right in several instances is that information on a stone or death certificate is only as good as the informants memory. I have made the suggested change and added a note to the bio.
Added by Danny Chancellor on Apr 11, 2016 4:30 PM
Kara Haygood Geilman
Davis. Family
Do you have any Information on the Davis Family in Itasca, When They Arrived. I noticed a lot of Davis's buried there. Also, ever come across a picture of Melissa Calista Davis Haygood in your travel's. She is one elusive Grandma.
Added by Kara Haygood Geilman on Mar 17, 2016 11:05 PM
Karen Attaway
re: Coplands in Itasca Cemetery
Yes. I will look and see what photos and information I have on the Copeland family. I may also have information on some of the Barron family (Itasca Cemetery) and Major family as well. I think at least 2 of the Major family members may have been buried in the Covington Cemetery. I have an old family Bible to work with as well as my grandparents' (James Alvis and Alice Louise Copeland)photo and document archive.
Added by Karen Attaway on Feb 19, 2016 12:34 PM
Karen Attaway
RE: Copelands in Itasca Cemetery
Thank you! I will continue to work on the Copelands as I have time.
Added by Karen Attaway on Feb 19, 2016 12:06 PM
Ron Idom
RE: Mollie Evan Memorial in Itasca Cemetery
Thanks for the note. I am attempting to clean up and link the Thaxton line in my family tree. Many of the females such as Mollie were buried under their married name and thus future searchers could not find those memorials. My paternal grandmother was a Thaxton.

Appreciate you!

Added by Ron Idom on Jan 28, 2016 8:23 AM
RE: Alfred Davidson Memorial in Itasca
Thanks for adding the additional info and for your work on Find a grave. Slick
Added by Slick on Dec 28, 2015 5:03 PM
Lisa & Sam Witten
Thank you so much for transferring Nelson and Margarett Witten to me and for doing it so fast! Thanks for all you do help build this resource for all of us.
Added by Lisa & Sam Witten on Dec 21, 2015 11:37 PM
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