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Trish Funderburg Walls (#47262050)
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Bio Photo I am currently in and around Fort Worth, Texas locating documents on my 2nd & 3rd great grandfathers on my dad's Funderburg family. My goals now are to further document my Texas ancestors. On my dad's side I have researched the names from the von der Burg lines These include:Funderburg/Funderburk, McCarty(I believe this could also involve McCarthy/MacCarthy), Finn, Foreman, Oden, Pace, Smith, Ramsey, Mosier, Landreth, Nabors, Langley, Littrell, McWhorter, Sullivan, Roberts, Pyle, White, Dobbs, Dye, Aderholt, Barnes, Schoolcraft and still working on some of the older Funderburg ancestors by collecting documents. I have one book by Guy B Funderburk and one by Alvin K Funderurg.

(mom's side)Hudson, McGough, Willis, Goyne, Acree, Seale, White, Taylor, Murray, Ward, Fowler, Scarbourough. I met online with Tim Hudson and found out he and I share about 4 to 5 family lines and he was kind enough to share his research with me and I am so grateful to him.

Both my brother & I have taken a DNA tests.

I have walked the land of my great grandfather, William Henry Funderburg and his brother's David & Ben and felt their presents. We have gone to Desdemona, Texas for a look at the ghost town of "Hogtown" as it was called before the oil boom. Desdemona, a peaceful little village on the banks of Hog Creek, a tributary of Leon River, near the eastern line of Eastland county, was settled by C. C. Blair in 1860, and in 1871, land was pre-empted by Benjamin and William Funderburg and I have obtained the land records of these two men. I have met the grandson of the the man who later purchased the Funderburg land when they sold and moved on. DESDEMONA CEMETERY, is on land donated by the Jones Family for a "public graveyard" in 1880. The Jones bought David W. Funderburg's pre-empted land survey and deeded one acre for the cemetery. No Funderburg's are buried here.

I have gone to the courthouse in Palo Pinto, Texas and got several of the Funderburg marriage documents.

Since coming to Texas I have become a Find A Grave photo volunteer in Wise County and I enjoy it.

Researching my family has been the best thing I have done for myself. I love documenting my ancestors. There is a sense of pride in knowing the life each of my ancestors lived. Had they not lived the life they lived, I would have not been born.

We sold our last home and retired to motor home life.

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Ann Pronger Wells
James Harrison gravestone
Thank you so much for the wonderful picture of James Harrison gravestone. Your work for Find A Grave is truly appreciated. This helps fill in some family gaps. Take Care
Added by Ann Pronger Wells on Aug 29, 2014 8:14 PM
Grave_Walker
Doris Aline Fisher photo request
I want to thank you for the headstone photo for Doris Aline Fisher. It is very much appreciated.

Blessings,
Grave_Walker
Added by Grave_Walker on Aug 29, 2014 3:23 PM
Richard Robinson
Transfers
Trish,
I will get these transferred this weekend.

Richard
Added by Richard Robinson on Aug 27, 2014 2:47 PM
Debbie Cromwell
RE: Memorial# 5456870
Please send me your contributor # so I can transfer his memorial to you.
Added by Debbie Cromwell on Aug 05, 2014 8:02 PM
Jaymie C.
RE: Memorial
So sorry to send you on a chase.....I have now found out that my grandparents are located in Waco Memorial Park. I put a new request! Thank you so much for your efforts!
Added by Jaymie C. on Aug 05, 2014 9:56 AM
Vada L. Long
RE: Memorial# 12338758
I transfered the memorial over to you. I'm not related but My GG Grandpa Fuller spoke often about the family. Good luck with your family research.
Added by Vada L. Long on Aug 01, 2014 6:38 PM
LibbyWalkerAnderson
RE: Joe Funderburg
That's great! Did you find a connection with Joe? I must say, Funderburgs/Funderburghs sure are nice people! :) Glad to help!

Libby
Added by LibbyWalkerAnderson on Jul 28, 2014 10:03 AM
Roger Creed
RE: Memorial# 91296998
You're welcome hun !!!
Added by Roger Creed on Jul 22, 2014 2:39 PM
Kelly O'Brian
RE: Memorials
Trish - if there are any others, just let me know. : ) Kelly
Added by Kelly O'Brian on Jul 19, 2014 10:36 AM
June
RE: Funderburgh Family
No problem. They will all be there asap.
Thanks
June
Added by June on Jul 17, 2014 5:02 PM
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