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David Parsons (#47361764)
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Bio Photo If you have corrections or additions, I am happy to put them in but please, use the edit, correction suggestion to do corrections or transfer requests. I am also happy to transfer management to a responsible relative.

I became interested in genealogy in 1993 after my grandmother passed away. I have collected over 40,000 names 4500 obituaries, and 1500 death certificates for descendants of 1880 Lawrence County, Ohio.

In 2010 I found findagrave and found it to be a excellent site for remembering our ancestors.
I have done considerable work on City Cemetery, Brownsville, Texas, (adding 20,000+ names, in addition to several 1000 more by other volunteers - 25,000+ total), I also have done several smaller cemeteries in Brownsville and Lawrence Co, Ohio.

I am also working to index Brownsville Death Certificates from 1950 to 1976 (images available on up to 1976) and the Brownsville Herald Newspaper obits from 1977 to 2013. Currently have scanned images of 1977 to 2013, with index complete from 1977 to 2001. If you need a Brownsville obit in this time frame, send me a note with the name and death date.
After the index in complete, I expect to find several 1000 more names that have no headstone to add.

Just found a great webpage, It is shareware, you don't have to pay but it is worth $15-30 to block almost every ad. Stops the ads on findagrave, well worth something to stop them, but also stops adchoices garbage.

Do not post photo requests for City Cemetery. All readable headstones have been posted.

Photo requests for Buena Vista and Rose Lawn in Brownsville requires contacting the cemetery by a family member to obtain plot location information. They will not give the info to a non family member, who knows why, its just "policy".

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Jeannie Cunningham
RE: Theresa Windoholer Hess
David, thanks for the information. Those are the same documents I have. But I have been unable to find any information on the name Windoholer! Nothing comes up on a general search of Ancestry, Google, Family Search, nowhere can I find that name other than on those two documents. Thanks for your help. Maybe someday, something will pop up!
Added by Jeannie Cunningham on Feb 19, 2017 4:37 PM
Brandy Ramos
Find A Grave Memorial# 62609294

Would you be willing to Transfer Find A Grave Memorial# 62609294, Isidoro G. Garza and his bloodline to my care? He is my 4th great uncle.

Thank you,

Brandy Ramos
Added by Brandy Ramos on Jan 16, 2017 10:49 PM
Ann M
Thank you for linking Charles H. Mathers to his father, Mahlon Mathers.

Ann McKee
Added by Ann M on Jan 16, 2017 4:54 PM
Jeannie Cunningham
Theresa Windoholer Hess
David, you show Theresa's maiden name as Windoholer. Could I ask your source for this information? She is my husband's GG Grandmother. We were always told her maiden name was Zind. Thank you for your time. Jeannie Place
Added by Jeannie Cunningham on Jan 15, 2017 11:54 AM
OC Pioneer
RE: Minnie Thompson
Thanks for adding Minnie Thompson to the cemetery as just thought those researching her would want to know where she was buried. You do a great job for which we are all thankful and you are really appreciated.
O.C. Pioneer
Added by OC Pioneer on Dec 17, 2016 12:13 PM
Bubba Collins
Thank you very much for Bubba's headstone photos.
The photos you took are excellent and are greatly appreciated.
Added by Bob on Nov 28, 2016 11:38 PM
Hugh Forgey
I would say United States for sure and probably Ohio. I will have to check it out. Thanks for catching it. :)
Added by Carl on Oct 24, 2016 6:13 PM
Sherry Matthews
Nancy (Ramey) Webb Obit
Thank you for the information (Obit) for Nancy Webb (Memorial# 64509093). I appreciate it very much

Added by Sherry Matthews on Oct 17, 2016 5:24 PM
Blind Spotlight
RE: Addition
I understand. Thank you.
Added by Blind Spotlight on Aug 27, 2016 1:51 AM
Blind Spotlight
RE: Addition
Thank you for your quick response and suggestions. I would be happy to take over Hartwell and Belle's memorials and provide more information. Otherwise Dr. Stilwell's memorial number is 168910908. I'm still looking for his actual burial place in South Carolina. He was a very interesting graduate of the Texas Blind School where I work.
Added by Blind Spotlight on Aug 25, 2016 5:15 PM
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