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Jim Nelson (#47275092)
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Bio Photo I am a retired Pharmacist; I have been married 42 years and have 4 beautiful children. My wife and I look forward to traveling, antiquing and spending time with our families. I have lived in Tyler, Tx since 1952; originally from Hugo, Ok. Searching family history and going to cemeteries is a hobby my wife and I enjoy together.
Linking familes together from generation to generation is fascinating and challenging.
Remembering past generations seems to have become a lost art and helping others connect with their families is indeed a pleasure.
In addition to photo requests, I always try to take other pictures, especially those with same surnames as the requests. If these are not on FAG
I make a memorial for them.If any are your relatives I will gladly transfer them to you.
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Amanda Hickman Gurney
RE: Hickman family in Baxter county
Hi Jim, Lizzie (Elizabeth) and Ira were married. Lizzie and Ira are my great great grandmother and grandfather. Your wife and I are related. :-)
Added by Amanda Hickman Gurney on Apr 19, 2014 2:17 AM
Kaye Slover
RE: Alexander Cemetery
Thank you so much. I will give you credit for the photos.
Kaye
Added by Kaye Slover on Apr 06, 2014 3:45 PM
Amanda Hickman Gurney
RE: Hickman family in Baxter county
Hi, Ira Thomas is my great great grandfather. He married Lizzie Fouts (Elizabeth) and Sarah is one of his sisters. I have been researching this part of my family and have found photos of them. Is your wife on ancestry,com ? If you give me your email, I can invite you to view my family tree. Amazing to think your wife is a distant relative of mine. They did indeed ice fri. Missouri and Baxter county.

Thank you for contacting me.
Amanda
Added by Amanda Hickman Gurney on Apr 04, 2014 12:28 AM
Amanda Hickman Gurney
Hickman family in Baxter county
Thank you so much for the photos posted of some of my Hickman family in Baxter county, Arkansas. I live in England now and have started researching my family tree just today. I'm amazed to have found photos of tombs where my great grandparents and their parents lay to rest. Thank you!
Added by Amanda Hickman Gurney on Mar 24, 2014 8:04 AM
Kaye Slover
Alexander Cemetery

Hello Jim,
My name is Kaye Slover and I am the editor for the txgenweb Cherokee Co. Texas website. I have been on the Find a grave site. I would like to add some of your head stone pictures to the site. I will of course give you credit for your photos.
I love cemeteries and I am working on the cemeteries.
The website is http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txcherok
Thank you so much for your consideration,
Thank you,
Kaye Slover
Added by Kaye Slover on Mar 18, 2014 8:30 PM
Terry Rasberry
Rasberry memorial
Jim,

Thanks again for your support and transferring the memorials.

Cheers!
Terry Rasberry
Added by Terry Rasberry on Feb 11, 2014 2:43 PM
Carla Adams-Cochran
Lindsay Cary Jr.
Hello again Jim! CAn you delete this page as well. A friend of Lindsays has completed his memorial page as well.

THank you!

Carla Cochran
Added by Carla Adams-Cochran on Jan 26, 2014 11:43 PM
Carla Adams-Cochran
Ozie Mae Cary
Hello Jim,

Do you mind deleting this page? Ozie passed away this last week and I just set up a new page with all her info on it.

Thank you!

CArla Cochran
cousin to Ozie Mae
Added by Carla Adams-Cochran on Jan 26, 2014 11:39 PM
Carla Adams-Cochran
Lindsay Cary III transfer
Hello! Just wondering if you would transfer this page over to me? This is my cousin and his mother just passed away last week and I would like to to care for their memorial pages since they are family.

Blessings and Thank you!

Carla Cochran
Added by Carla Adams-Cochran on Jan 26, 2014 11:37 PM
Terry Ligon
Oral History by Edward M. Everidge
Greetings,

I was looking through some information on Choctaw freedmen and came across the name of Everidge which was familiar to me.

Edward Everidge mentioned the Everidge Cemetery in his oral history prepared for the Indian Pioneer Papers so I thought I would look for it in the database of Find A Grave and was pleasantly surprised to see it.

Thought I would pass this information along just in case you were not aware of the document.

http://digital.libraries.ou.edu/whc/pioneer/papers/0000%20Everidge.pdf
Added by Terry Ligon on Jan 09, 2014 10:02 AM
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