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familyroots04 (#46832660)
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Bio Photo Dad's Side: Beasley, Cantrell [Cantrall], Chizum, Christian, Church, Claiborne, Crick, Denton, Flynn, Gordon, Hussey, Jones, Hewes, Higgerson, Kerfoot, Lawson, Long, Loveless [Lovelace], McClay, McClellan, Moore, Parks, Penrod, Polly, Ray, Reynolds, Rhenhart, Rice, Rock [Rocke], Sellers [Sellars], Shaw, Shockey [Schacke], Sparger, Sparks, Sprague, Sproul, Stith, Tippin [Tipping], Trant, Van Hook, Walker, Wall, Whyte, Williams and Wells. Mom's Side: Graham, Hulett, Nichols and Thompson [step-grandfather] Jauas, May, Nydegger, Paulin, Rogli, Stacker, [brother's side] Cullum, Eubank, Stingley. Children's Dad's Side: Foster, Grider, Keck, Livingood, Nelson and Nutt [I always knew their dads side was a lil Nutty LOL]Grand Children's Mother's Side: Banta, Dudleston, Dyer, Foster, Genaro, Grandstaff, Hoaglan, Howard, Martinez, Oliver, Pinkston, Shearer, Sparger and Thacker.

I am one of the many members of my family interested in Genealogy. As a little girl I enjoyed writing down all of my family members names and birth dates including cousins. I collected Funeral Cards and obits. I liked knowing everything. I started hardcore research many years ago while living in Florida even though I was born and raised in Indiana. I am now back in Indiana and can further investigate my lines. My father has been researching prior to me for the last 40 or so years but his interest goes outside of the US while mine remains in. I enjoy the interesting people I meet and the information that I find. I am a Mother of 3 and Grandmother of 6. Anyone wanting information on the lines that are directly linked to me can contact me through my message board here.I currently have about 27,000 names in my family tree, all connected to the Rock/Shockey, Loveless/Kerfoot, Thompson/Graham/Hulett Lines which connect together through my grandparents. Most of the memorials that I have added are related to me somehow, however I have added a few Memorials for local Tippecanoe, Clinton, Boone, Benton and Warren Co, Indiana cemeteries. If you find a memorial that is from your line just ask and as long as I am not connected I will do transfers. To me its not about numbers...its about Family! I believe that everyone should be remembered...whether they have a tombstone or not. I would like to eventually mark my family graves that do not have markers, even if its a small engraved stone...just something that says "Hey I was here. I lived my life and now I am gone. Do not forget me".PS. The picture is me at about 3 months. I was the first born granddaughter to Ina Mae Graham Nydegger and my dress said "Grandmas Little Sweetheart"
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Martha Westover
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Hi thanks for answering,
His first wife probably died in childbirth, Decatur Shockey was born June 12, 1882 and his mother died in 1882, thats when he met my great grandmother Harriot Daniels and she took care of Decatur while he went away to work, the story goes that while he was gone it got so cold that Harriot burned everything to keep them alive, when he came back they married and proceeded to have 4 more children including my grandmother Mable Pearl Shockey. Martin Perry Shockey seems to have been a wanderer, my grandmother left a diary and they moved constantly, he worked painting for the railroad and at night my grandmother said he would play the fiddle around a camp fire, and she left me the fiddle, my oldest daughter now has it, not in very good condition but thats okay.
i"ve attached 3 pictures the man by the stump is Decatur Shockey, Martins first child, the woman is Sarah S (sallie) tracy Shockey, the man and woman is Martin Perry Shockey and Harriot Daniels Shockey.
Hope you enjoy, how are you related.
Later Martha Brashers Westover

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Added by Martha Westover on Sep 27, 2017 9:58 PM

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