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Rick Lawrence (#47207615)
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Bio Photo Retired law enforcement and military (Marines and Air Force Reserves) currently in a nursing career.
I collect WWI, WWII and Vietnam era uniforms, medals, etc as my main hobby but also dabble in autographs and of course work on the family tree from time to time. Most of the memorials I have created are of family or very good friends. But, I also build memorials or write bio's for veterans who do not have a memorial or bio already built - but should have. I live in Tulsa, OK.
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carla
Re: SSgt Robert W. Adkins
Awesome research Rick! Thank you so very much for sharing.
Added by carla on Apr 11, 2014 2:03 PM
Missy & Kevin Collins
claude Locke
Thank You for all your information he's my Dad's uncle. Dad didnt know much we were never allowed to ask about Claude because it would make Gram cry. Sorry it took so long to thank you im just not computer savey.
Added by Missy & Kevin Collins on Apr 11, 2014 11:14 AM
Thea Goodman
Annie Ware
I saw her grave marker online and was intrigued with what a beautiful marker it was and how she seemed to be a very pretty woman!

Here is an address of some folks who might be able to help you.

Apparently they were getting abuse, spam etc. at their e-mail address so they took it offline. They should be able to find somebody to take a photo closeup of Annie's photo on her marker for you.

Sharp County Historical Society
P.O. Box 185
Ash Flat, Arkansas 72513

Ware Cemetery is located in Sharp County,Arkansas.
I don't know where the city is with the closest public library but they are usually very helpful.

At least she has a marker & the real estate developers & the vandals haven't bothered it yet
Added by Thea Goodman on Mar 25, 2014 12:31 AM
Thea Goodman
Naomi Unknown
These people have everything but a surname!
Talk about a real cold case...

I wish you all the luck in solving this one.You might find them in the 1880 Census if Sharp County,AR.
Added by Thea Goodman on Mar 25, 2014 12:07 AM
Mary Fowler Leek
Military Memorials
Rick,

Bless you for the work you're doing for the military members memorials. It must truly be a work of love and respect for these men and women of the armed services.

Thank you so much.

Mary
Added by Mary Fowler Leek on Mar 22, 2014 7:38 PM
Mary Fowler Leek
RE: Jewell Lofland and Addison Payne
Rick,

It seems Jewell passed away in Ventura County, California. Thought you might like this info for your personal database. Please see source below:

California, Death Index, 1940-1997
Name: Jewell Bellew
[Jewell Lofland]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 10 Jun 1911
Birth Place: Arkansas
Death Date: 15 Feb 1944
Death Place: Ventura
Mother's Maiden Name: Gault
Father's Surname: Lofland

Source Citation: Place: Ventura; Date: 15 Feb 1944.

Source Information:
Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
Original data: State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.
Added by Mary Fowler Leek on Mar 21, 2014 4:05 PM
Mary Fowler Leek
RE: Jewell Lofland and Addison Payne
Hi Rick,

Jewell is buried at the Bluffton Cemetery under her second husband's surname, Bellew. She and 'Nooner' married 30 Dec 1940 in Yell County.

Find A Grave Memorial# 52632263

My goodness, I just noticed how young she was when she passed.

We should try to get her linked to her first husband, too. Do you have the memorial for him, by any chance?

Thanks again for all the wonderful memorials you've created. I love to come upon them as they are always so informative and tastefully done.

Mary
Added by Mary Fowler Leek on Mar 21, 2014 9:46 AM
Dan Ryan
Buckley family lot @ St Marys
According to the Peoria Genealogy book the photo shown are the Buckley's in row 1 & 2.
Cora B, John F, & Thomas E. have no markers, perhaps they were cremated.
Added by Dan Ryan on Mar 16, 2014 7:55 AM
SLGMSD
RE: Gen Lee Bird Washbourbe
Yep, I would be related to those folks, too. My great-granduncle was in Stand Waite's Cherokee Rifle Brigade.

From reading the forums duplicates are not considered a priority for the edit staff. I just notify contributors when I find one while searching.
Added by SLGMSD on Mar 15, 2014 4:52 PM
Janet Davis
Fabrienne
Hey, if I had a dollar for every brain bubble of mine, I could buy the website. Ha!
Added by Janet Davis on Mar 01, 2014 7:21 AM
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