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I am married I have three children and one grandchild:I am the baby girl of eight children born to Ellis and Maxine Slavens Woods. While growing up family history was never spoken about. I never had the privilege of knowing my grandparents so it made me have a desire to know where I came from. My research started my senior year of high school when a secretary in the school gave me four family group sheet telling me to document as much history from family members as possible. I still have those pages after all these years. One of my main goals at the time was to find family who might have a picture of my grandfather James Jarrett Woods. I still have not found a picture but the many lines that I have connected and the family and distant cousins I have meet along the way has been priceless. I would like to thank those who have been so gracious to help me along my journey. |
My ancestors on my fathers Line is Woods, Davis, Bolinger, Hayes, Newberry, Terry, Newport
My ancestors on my mothers line are Slavens, Ussery, Morrison, Taylor, Moore, Edwards, Holts, Campbell, Young, Ford, White,
From my 1st marriage into Mashburn family and my oldest daughters lineage is Mashburn, Jay, Nutt, Landers and Mason , Robbirds- Robirds, Roberts , Ford, Friend,
My sister marrried a Stockstill and Stockstill ties into my daughters heritage also.
My oldest daughters heritage is just important to me as my other children. I may not be married into the family anymore but she is still a part of it, Sad that a family member of this line has forgotten. I will pass my daughters heritage to her some day.
My 2nd husband's lineage is Montgomery, Chandler and Smith
Remember.........That which you share, multiplies and divides. That which you withhold, diminishes and dies. W. Clement Stone
Do your best to share your time, your knowledge, your pictures, your entries. Hoarding names helps no one and they remain basically a naked name with hopefully some part of a date - nothing else
There are many other names that I have researched and connected on FAG that are limbs off of my main line. All are family to me.
You, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge the other, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things. Now we know that God's judgment against those who do such things is based on truth. 3 So when you, a mere man, pass judgment on them and yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God's judgment?
Warning---Searching for Family Tree information can be addictive. -- Always wonder about where you are going, but NEVER forget where you came from?? --
"Let US before WE die, gather up OUR heritage and offer it to OUR children" Unknown Author
"Those we love don't go away...They walk beside us every day...Unseen, unheard, but always near...Still loved, still missed and very dear."
Life has it's ups and downs, sometimes happiness and sometimes sorrow, but we must not ever forget the people who have gone before us. Their trails were more difficult and their losses many, but with out their efforts and struggles, you and I wouldn't be here.
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
on polished, marbled stone
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn
You did not know that I'd exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
in flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
one hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
and come to visit you. Author Unknown
Tokens are welcome
My mother Maxine Slavens Woods
my father Ellis Woods
my nephew Douglas Woods
my niece Deanna taken before we ever got to know her.
nephew Jody Holt.
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|Rita Jane ||Misunderstanding|
Donia Jane Gurley Roberts and Eula Ruth Gurley Vaughan are not 1/2 sisters, I know this because I'm Donia's daughter and Ruth's niece....
Thank you for correcting this misunderstanding....
|Patti||RE: Dorothy E. Pate|
You're most welcome. :-)
Added by Patti on Jul 13, 2014 9:51 PM
|Mary Kirby||RE: hayes|
Thanks for clearing that up for me!! I am going to look into the info you gave me and see what I can find.
I have been trying to hook this William up to my line. I have not had any luck finding who his daddy is.If you are Mullen line what line are you in. I am
Thomas, Henry S. James T.Benjamin H.line,said to have started with Abraham Moulin Mullen.I am not sure of the link. Would like to know if you link to me in any way.
Added by PE on Jul 05, 2014 4:39 PM
|Valice Raffi||Mary Stotts Smith|
Thank you for updating her memorial!
|Alice Huitt Preston||John Hildebrand Sr.|
JOHN5 HILDEBRAND, SR (STEPHEN4, JOHN3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born November 28, 1855 in Delaware Dist, CNW, and died November 07, 1903. He married (1) SUSAN TSU-WE-LU-GI Bef. 1879, daughter of DANIEL TSU-WE-LU-GI and ELIZABETH. She was born 1855, and died Bet. 1880 - 1890. He married (2) NANCY WILSON Bef. 1890. She was born November 1850, and died November 27, 1900. He married (3) KATHERYN ELLA VANN January 12, 1901, daughter of JOSEPH VANN and JENNIE ROWE. She was born March 13, 1873 in Canadian Dist, CNW, and died October 17, 1950 in Muskogee Co, OK.
More About JOHN HILDEBRAND, SR:
1880 Census [CN]: Canadian, 649
1890 Census [CN]: Canadian, 1223
1902-07 Dawes roll: card# 2288, roll# 5948
Blood: 1/4 Cherokee
Occupation: 1890, Farmer
More About SUSAN TSU-WE-LU-GI:
1880 Census [CN]: Canadian, 272 as Susan Choo-wa-loo-kee
More About NANCY WILSON:
1890 Census [CN]: Canadian, 1224 as Nancy Hildebrand
Blood: Adopted Delaware
More About KATHERYN ELLA VANN:
1894-96 O.S. payroll: Braggs, OK, page 376 as Katie Deer in the water
1902-07 Dawes roll: card# 7019, roll# 16762 as Katie Hilderbrand
Blood: Full Blood Cherokee
Child of JOHN HILDEBRAND and SUSAN TSU-WE-LU-GI is:
353. i. JOHN H6 HILDEBRAND, JR, b. August 22, 1879, Canadian Dist, CNW; d. June 03, 1910, Oklahoma.
Children of JOHN HILDEBRAND and KATHERYN VANN are:
ii. MAGGIE6 HILDEBRAND, b. December 31, 1901, Illinois Dist, CNW; d. July 15, 1951, Ft Gibson, OK; m. SAMUEL HOUSTON BENGE III, 1918, Oklahoma; b. February 26, 1898, Ft Gibson, Illinois Dist, CNW; d. December 13, 1960.
More About MAGGIE HILDEBRAND:
1902-07 Dawes roll: card# 7019, roll# 16765
1906-09 Miller roll: Braggs, OK, ap# 16701, roll# 14186 (by Katie Brown, gdn)
Blood: Full Blood Cherokee
More About SAMUEL HOUSTON BENGE III:
1902-07 Dawes roll: card# 1764, roll# 4701
1906-09 Miller roll: Ft Gibson, OK, ap# 7900, roll# 4894
Blood: 1/8 Cherokee
iii. JEFFERSON HILDEBRAND, b. 1903, Illinois Dist, CNW; d. February 05, 1903.
More About JEFFERSON HILDEBRAND:
1902-07 Dawes roll: card# 2486m (scratched, dec'd)
|Rick ||RE: photo's|
You are welcome, and thanks for the kind words.
Added by Rick on Jun 06, 2014 5:08 PM
Just wondering if & how you are related to the Reehlings that you maintain on here. My maternal grandmother was Daphne Reehling Holden.
Added by Julie on Jun 05, 2014 9:20 PM
|Searching the Past||RE: William Dudley Brandon|
you are very welcome :)
|Mary Neal aka Upatree||THANK YOU FOR BEING SO PROMPT|
I want to thank you for responding so quickly in making the corrections and also for all your work on Find A Grave. Love your poem by unknown. It is a shame the author is unknown but if you don't mind I'd like your permission to use it at some point in time.
I am a descedant in the Drake line and I truly appreciate people spending time connecting the dots and making our ancestors known to newer generations.
God bless you, Mary Neal
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