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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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Sue McCluskey
RE: Cora McMNurtry
I will do that, if I have the number of the memorials. Can't do it without the memorial number!
Added by Sue McCluskey on May 04, 2016 10:52 PM
Lisa MacFerren Minerd
RE: Josie Minerva McMurtry
No I don't see any war records for Calvin either. No Cora was a daughter of Calvin and Joicey. She was born in 1864.

That is interesting that they all lived in the hotel.
Added by Lisa MacFerren Minerd on May 04, 2016 7:26 PM
Lisa MacFerren Minerd
RE: Josie Minerva McMurtry
That's disappointing to hear no headstone. How did you get the information? Was there some documentation from the cemetery?

There is still something wrong with the date of birth and death of death. Here is a link to the Baber history which shows on the last line Joicey M. Davis born Nov. 23, 1829. You had a death of Nov. 23, 1879 which can't be right because she is on the 1880 census living with her husband Calvin McMurtry. I still need a death date.

http://baberfamilytree.org/usa/baber-davis.htm
Added by Lisa MacFerren Minerd on May 03, 2016 9:02 AM
Lisa MacFerren Minerd
RE: Josie Minerva McMurtry
Wow, very interesting information. Thank you for sharing. If you ever find a photo, please send it. By the way, her first name was Joicey. Thanks again.

Lisa
Added by Lisa MacFerren Minerd on May 02, 2016 7:17 PM
Lisa MacFerren Minerd
RE: Joicey Minerva McMurtry
I believe her parents are Matthew Leonard Davis and Lucy Baber. Calvin and Joyce Minerva's children were: Milton, Olivia, Effie, Cora, Alice, Laura, Levin and Albert. Calvin's parents were Levi McMurtry and Nancy McCrosky.

Lisa
Added by Lisa MacFerren Minerd on May 02, 2016 7:13 PM
Lisa MacFerren Minerd
RE: Josie Minerva McMurtry
Thank you for clarifying this. Do you have a photo of the stone? Yes, you are correct her husband was Calvin McMurtry. I do not know of anyone else buried in there. Unfortunately, I do not live nearby.

Thanks, again.

Lisa
Added by Lisa MacFerren Minerd on May 02, 2016 12:58 PM
Lisa MacFerren Minerd
Josie Minerva McMurtry
Birth date: Nov. 23, 1879
Arkansas, USA
Death: unknown
Stone County
Arkansas, USA

daughter of Rev. Matthew Davis and Lucy Babar, wife of Calvin _____.


Burial:
McMurtry Cemetery
Mountain View
Stone County
Arkansas, USA

Created by: Rick Lawrence
Record added: Apr 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109104793

Rick, I am wondering if the birth date is actually the death date. Matthew and Lucy Babar were born in 1779 and 1785 much too old to give birth to Josie in 1879.

Thanks, Lisa
Added by Lisa MacFerren Minerd on May 02, 2016 12:25 PM
Tom Goldrup
David England
Howdy: Just wanted to drop a quick note to let you know that this David was not the son of Joseph England and Mary Reed. Their son Joseph was born 1800 in Hardin County, Kentucky; married Elizabeth Harlin and resided in Marion County, Illinois until moving to Cooke County, Texas, where he died in 1870.
Added by Tom Goldrup on Apr 09, 2016 6:42 PM
Ashley Thirsty
RE: Sallie England
Thank You. I will do so.
Added by Ashley Thirsty on Apr 09, 2016 8:42 AM
Ashley Thirsty
Sallie England
Hello Rick. I am Ashley Vann, I am one of the genealogist at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, OK. I was wondering if I have permission to save a copy of the photos you had on her memorial?
Added by Ashley Thirsty on Apr 06, 2016 8:45 AM
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