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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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Anna
RE: Herman A. Bauer memorial
Hi Rick, I stumbled on a couple of sites about the ball players killed in WW2. One lists all the names. See Seamheads.com. The other has complete bios of all 139. The one for Herman Bauer is at http://www.baseballsgreatestsacrifice.com/biographies/bauer_herman.html. Its a great site, you can look up all the names on the list. Never mind the transfer request if you are going to do a little write up yourself. I hope you do!
Best wishes,
Anna
Added by Anna on Jul 31, 2015 3:08 PM
Barbara Hale Reynolds
George Washinton Terry
Rick,
George Washington was married (1) to Arena Jones and (2) Sarah Ann Elizabeth Wilson Welch. I can prove his marriage to Arena by court, land sale and census records. I believe Arena to have been the daughter of Ezra and Pernina Jones.

I do not believe he was married to Anna Indiana Rogers or Betty Barloe. I suspect I know who gave this info, which was told to O. Alden Smith for his Gateway book and I believe it to be a mistake.

Sarah's date of death is not listed on the Find A Grave site, but here is he obituary:

The Advance Reporter
16 December 1915
Mrs. Terry Dead

Mrs. Sarah E. Terry, age 74 years, died Wednesday night at the home of her son, J.W. Terry in Heavener, where she had been making her home. She had been ill for some time. The remains were taken to Weeks for burial.
Mrs. Terry was a good Christian lady and had numerous friends wherever she lived. The bereaved relatives have the sympathy of the people of Heavener and vicinity.-The Heavener Dispatch
Added by Barbara Hale Reynolds on Jul 27, 2015 6:11 PM
Sandi K
Ambrose Jeffery
Found a newly erected stone at this McMurtry Cem site in Mountain View & placed pic on your memorial. Some clean-up work has been done there.
Sandi
Added by Sandi K on Jul 24, 2015 11:05 PM
Kerri Street-Manuel
RE: Selby brothers
Hi Rick!
I haven't been on my computer in several weeks so I haven't been keeping up with my projects. Did I ever answer your question? I'm so sorry if I didn't get back to you. If you could tell me which Selby brothers you're referring to I can look it up and see if I have any info or photos. Thanks!
Added by Kerri Street-Manuel on Jul 23, 2015 5:43 PM
Rick
RE: Frank Synar
You are welcome.

Rick
Added by Rick on Jun 10, 2015 7:34 PM
Nelda J
Bartlett "Guinn" Gwinn

How and where did you find this information about
This person? He is part of my husband's family. His mother was a Guinn.
I need this information for my resource list.

Thank you for all the time you have put into this.

Thank you most for your service to our country and my freedom.
Added by Nelda J on Jun 09, 2015 10:01 AM
Kerry Steiner
RE: Olivia Bateman Bryan #83830424
Haha! No problem Rick, and thanks for all the time you've put into Find a Grave! ~ Kerry
Added by Kerry Steiner on Jun 08, 2015 4:30 PM
Kerry Steiner
RE: Olivia Bateman Bryan #83830424
Thanks for the quick reply. I do have America as being the daughter of Olivia Bateman and William Bryan, what I'm hoping you can confirm is who Olivia's parents were? Most trees are showing them to be William Bateman and Elizabeth Smith. But in the Will record it lists Olivia as William and Elizabeth's granddaughter, not their daughter, so I'm a bit confused :)
Added by Kerry Steiner on Jun 06, 2015 6:17 PM
Kerry Steiner
Olivia Bateman Bryan #83830424
Hello and thank you for all of the contributions you've made to Find a Grave! If I may I'd like to ask if you can confirm that Olivia's parents were William and Elizabeth (Smith) Bateman? I ask because I found a will record that lists her as their grandchild and with William being born in 1757 and Olivia in 1808 it seems possible for him to be her father OR her grandfather. Many thanks! Kerry
Added by Kerry Steiner on Jun 05, 2015 9:41 PM
kwmtex
RE: Andrew McCrackin
The commodore died in 1911 and his daughter in 1915. You need to retread what I sent you in particular the links to his parents memorials. Thank you. We both want to get this right.
Added by kwmtex on May 27, 2015 8:42 PM
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