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Joyce Tinsley (#47516959)
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Bio Photo My sources for making memorials are
1. The old newspapers at Kentuckiana Digital Library Home
2. Lincoln County, Kentucky Genealogy
3. Rootsweb Presents Kentucky Death Records
4. Lincoln County, Kentucky Tombstone Inscriptions & 1850 Census by Shirley Dunn
(Memorials have been made for everyone listed in this book except for a few that had no death dates)
5. Bicentennial History of Waynesburg, Kentucky and Southern Lincoln County (Memorials have been made for everyone listed in this book except for a few that had no death dates)
6. Pulaski County KY Cemetery Records, 3 vols.

I include as much information on the memorials that I can find so others that are searching can determine if it is the correct person they are looking for. A memorial with name, birth & death dates isn't always enough information to determine if it's the right person you are looking for. Some birth dates I have taken from the age of a person in their obituary which isn't always correct and just because dates are written in stone doesn't always mean they are correct either. I have come across some obituaries that gives a different burial location than the tombstone inscription books or the cemeteries listed at Lincoln County Genealogy.

~~~~The newspaper images at Kentuckiana Digital Library are in the public domain and can be used on Find A Grave. They ask that credit be given to the Kentucky Digital Library as the source for the images. For those who want to use these newspapers go to Kentuckiana Digital Library Home and click on newspapers. ~~~

For the people that think you need a picture of the tombstone for every memorial - not everyone has a tombstone and this is not Find A "Tombstone." Sometimes the only way to Find A "Grave" is from an obituary. Many tombstones have been removed from cemeteries that were on farmland because the land was later used for farming and tombstones have been damaged or destroyed by farm animals and people. Some old cemeteries have been bulldozed so the land can be used for something else. I even read about a woman that removed a tombstone from one cemetery and put it in another cemetery. This is one of the reasons why I try to do as much research as I can on the memorials I make. Many contributors require proof of relationship before links are made. I consider birth, marriage, obituaries and family relationships that are included on my memorials as proof of relationship.

I am only notified when photo requests for tombstone pictures are fulfilled but not when others are added to the memorials and I "really appreciate" all of them BUT if they can't be read because they are covered with dirt, grass & leaves they are of little use. Please take the time to clean the bird poop, dirt, leaves & grass off so the stone can be presentable.
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Candyce Hardin Williams Glaser
Yocums and other related Family Members
I am looking for information on the Yocum family and other related family members. I was wondering if I can copy information from your Find-a-Grave postings to put on a private tree on
Please let me know if you are willing to allow me to do so.
Thank you for all that you do for families who use Find-a-Grave as a resource.
Candyce Williams Glaser
Added by Candyce Hardin Williams ... on Jan 28, 2015 11:48 PM
Thank u I don't know much about my family due to family issues but I wanted to learn more and people like u help make things easier :) <3
Added by Genton on Jan 14, 2015 7:19 PM
RE: Photos
You are very welcome. If you ever should come this way, the mausoleum is worth a visit. No pictures can do it justice. You may find this link to a Skaneateles historian interesting:
Added by clevelandpole on Jan 02, 2015 1:40 PM
Steve Trudgeon
Lovie Henson Wall - Death Date Correction
Good catch. Thank you for bringing it to my attention.

Added by Steve Trudgeon on Dec 28, 2014 12:55 PM
Rob M
Escott Photos
You are quite welcome
Added by Rob M on Dec 16, 2014 2:23 PM
William Belzung
Mrs James Acton
Was curious when the spouse for James Acton listed
James Acton also. James Acton (____ - 1883)*
I was ready to ask what in the world when I read the incredible bio account of her death.
Excellent research.
William Belzung

Find A Grave Memorial# 131077252
Added by William Belzung on Dec 14, 2014 11:51 AM
Larry Chenault
RE: Chenault
Hey Joyce:

Great pictures from long ago... thank you for posting.....the share..

Larry Ch..
Added by Larry Chenault on Dec 02, 2014 11:31 AM
Janis Babb
Thomas Jefferson Wall
Could you check your or cemetery records to see if there is a Hershel L Wall 1905-1974 and wife Lola Myrtle Foley Wall 1907-1993. Hershel is the son of Thomas and Serelda Wall. There is a picture on of their tombstone in said cemetery and an obit of Lola as being buried here. They just aren't listed on Find a Grave. Thanks, Janis Webb Babb
Added by Janis Babb on Nov 24, 2014 10:35 AM
Aunt Thelma
Joyce, when did Richard's Aunt Thelma pass away? I think she was still alive when I left Ky. Sad, she was a very sweet lady!

Agnes Wilcher
Added by Agnes on Nov 21, 2014 12:37 PM
Sheila Skidmore
Thank You
Joyce - it is always a pleasure to be able to add a photo to the memorials you have posted - I know that I will find lots of information and great stories that you have spent time searching for. I also appreciate the correct information on each post.

Thanks again for all you dedication to making your posted memorial accurate and complete.

Added by Sheila Skidmore on Nov 11, 2014 8:33 AM
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