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Carolyn Thomas Sorensen (#46924949)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 1 day
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Bio Photo Her passion was genealogy, she loved it! For years my mother researched; wrote letters; purchased b/m/d certificates. She was known as a great genealogists by our entire family. The computer was intimidating to her, but daddy always said "There's never been a computer built that could match your mamma's memory." He was right! We kids thought her passion for the dead was silly. Then when my mother-in-law passed away, I realized that my husband's family history went to the grave with her. I started searching for info on my grandfather & an uncle...I got hooked, BIG TIME! Needless to say, mother was thrilled that I was finally interested in genealogy. We'd talk for hours on the phone about this one & that one. Mother wanted me to get everything she had gleaned, entered on the computer. Then 2 months ago I found this website & started entering everyone's data. I'd print the pages & mail them to mother for her proofing & approval. I never dreamed that just two months later I'd be memorializing my mother here. What little bit of work I'd done on FAG before mother passed away was rewarding. However, I found it healing to enter her biography & honor her memory. I'd be thrilled to have you visit my mother's (Wynona Thomas) memorial. Thank you, FAG for this forum to honor our loved ones. In the 2 months I've been entering data here, I've had several volunteers take photos of my loved one's tombstones & share them with me. Thank you all for this wonderful gift. If I can assist anyone with photos, please let me know.

PLEASE do not copy or upload my photos to any other websites. Its copyright infringement, and I do not want my volunteer work given to any for profit sites.
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Jeff Skinner
Heady Connections
Hi Carolyn,

Found you on after my mother visited the Shady Grove cemetery in Oklahoma with my grandfather recently. My grandfathers name is Bill Heady; his father is Evert Heady and grandfather is Abe L. Heady. In your records you list Effie Ethel Heady Nelson as your grandmother.
my grandfather has mentioned than he had an Aunt Ethel. If you get this message I would like to here from you.

Jeff Skinner
Added by Jeff Skinner on Apr 13, 2017 12:29 PM
Gary Adrion
RE: #152964477
Thank you

she did have a few close calls / battles with cancer but she still is kicking. just no longer lives in acton
Added by Gary Adrion on Apr 09, 2017 5:08 PM
Gary Adrion
memorial #152964477
Please adjust this memorial as it is incorrect. the person listed is my aunt and is alive and well. Personally I do not know how she might take this if she was to see it. thank you for your expediency
Added by Gary Adrion on Apr 09, 2017 2:19 PM
Crowder Springs Cemetery
"The obituary for Mr. Sauls indicates he was buried in the CROWDER Cemetery. The person that created this memorial has him listed in the CROWDER SPRINGS Cemetery which is not the same as Crowder Cemetery. They are about 1.5 miles from each other."

"Crowder Springs Cemetery" is AKA "Crowder Cemetery." F.A.G. addresses this by listing two separate cemeteries with each cemetery having one of the two slightly different names, BUT, with each cemetery showing the same identical memorials.

In addition, there is another nearby cemetery known as "Bill Crowder Cemetery." However, the memorial in question does not belong in the latter cemetery.

Hope this is helful,
Added by acousintoo on Mar 25, 2017 5:57 PM
Hi Carolyn,

On Magdalene Chastain Carter's memorial you left a note that talked about Magdalene and her daughter. You mentioned a newspaper article about a ceremony held by the DAR to honor Rev Joseph Carter for his service in the Rev. War. There were several articles printed in the Licking Valley Times about this family and this occasion. Would you happen to have copies of them? I have been searching for them for quite a while. If you do, I would so much appreciate to have a copy. Magdalene and Rev Joe are my 3x great grandparents. My parents and grandparents are buried next to two of their sons, Rane and Ben.

Best regards,

S Pickrell
Added by SG on Jan 10, 2017 10:05 PM
William Maples and Prudence Comstock
This relationship doesn't make any sense. How does someone that lived in Connecticut marry in Virginia? And then how does a woman married to a man that lived in Connecticut his whole life die in Tennessee. Something is not right here. I do not believe the parents of Josiah Maples are correct.
Added by CAS56 on Nov 07, 2016 10:15 AM
Tina DeLong
john minton
Added by Tina DeLong on Oct 26, 2016 4:31 PM
Christie Martin
Did you know my Mother?
Hi Carolyn, you left a note on my mother's memorial section. Her name was Thelma Martin.You left the note in 2011. I'm her daughter and I don't remember you. I was a child when she died, and if you knew her, I would love to hear about it. I don't remember much about her and the older I get, the harder it is. I'm afraid I'm going to forget. I don't know anyone who knew her. They have all passed away. If you do remember her, I would love to reminisce.

Thank you!
Added by Christie Martin on Oct 12, 2016 6:28 PM
Veterans Researcher
Crowder Springs Cemetery, Boswell, Ok.
Thanks for all you do, and share, with the Findagrave Research Community!! Your work is appreciated...
Added by Veterans Researcher on Sep 06, 2016 8:58 PM
MACCS History
William E. Sorensen
Hope this finds you well. I came across your profile for William E. Sorensen. Was this the same Bill Sorensen that was the historian for the 9th Defense Battalion Alumni Association? If so, would love to find someone that may have any historical files he may have saved over the years. I am doing research for a book that is being written. Thanks in advance. I can be reached here or at

Added by MACCS History on May 15, 2016 8:44 AM
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