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Catherine (Prophit) Demers (#46989928)
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Bio Photo My 4th Great Grandfather Lane came to Texas by 1835 and settled in a Stephen F Austin colony. His son, Alfred Lane married Charles Goodnight's older sister, Elizabeth. The Goodnights came to Texas in 1850.

Charles Goodnight of the Goodnight Loving Trail fame, and Alfred Lane, an early Texas Ranger, were on a trail drive. Alfred had a dream that his family was in danger from Indians and told his brother-in-law, Charles, he would have to go home. Not long after he departed, Charles Goodnight and the other trail drivers heard yells and screams of an Indian battle coming from Cement Mountain, Texas. By the time Charles reached Alfred, who was dead, on Cement Mountain the battle was over and the Indians had left. Concerned the Indians might return and scalp Alfred, Charles buried him on Cement Mountain and returned to the trail drive. On his way home from the train drive, he left the other trail drivers and retrieved his brother-in-law's decaying body off of Cement Mountain to take it home to Alfred's wife (his sister) and children for burial in Palo Pinto Co., Texas. Charles called Alfred "a splendidly brave man."

I am very interested in Genealogy. My closest family lines are: Ashcraft, Cornelius, Crow, Cuberson, Eastwood, Garrison, Goodnight, Johnston, Key, Lane, Moore, Newton, Prather, Price, PROPHIT, Runnells, Smith, Snidow, Swearingen, Webb, Whilkins, Williams, and Williamson.

Only some of what I enter will be family connected.

Catherine (Prophit) Demers
U.S.A.F. Vietnam Era Veteran (1968-1972)
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Diana Cannon
Harley D. Elliott Link
Catherine, would you please link Harley D. Elliott #49294398 to his parents Mittie F. Farris McDonald Elliott #68553855 and William Daniel Elliott #68553880.

Thanks, Diana Cannon #48019305
Added by Diana Cannon on Sep 15, 2017 7:40 PM
Ann Dysart
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Good morning Cathy,
Thank you for all your work on the Find A Grave Memorial sites. I would like very much if you would transfer management of these two profiles to me as they are part of my immediate family:
Elizabeth Roberts Boyd Find A Grave Memorial# 47944187 and
Charles R. Boyd Find A Grave Memorial# 47944186

Thank you very much
Added by Ann Dysart on Sep 08, 2017 8:06 AM
Virginia Bennett
Davis, Herbert Morris
Thank you Catherine for writing about my Dad's gravesite. His Paternal Grandma was Louisa (Webb) Davis. His Dad Asbury Sloan Davis was born Fife or Phiffe DeKalb Co Alabama Sept 1872. Are you related to the Webb Family.
Added by Virginia Bennett on Jul 30, 2017 9:39 PM
Lanny Ottosen
Warner Wallace
I'm researching Warner and would like to correspond with you about his old headstone. Please contact me at
Added by Lanny Ottosen on Jul 06, 2017 3:51 PM
Susan Miller
Vernon R Camp memorial
Vernon was my uncle. I have elected to sponsor his memorial here and would like to manage it. I manage the memorials for his parents and siblings. Would you consider transferring management to me?

Thank you
Susan Miller
Added by Susan Miller on Jun 20, 2017 8:49 AM
Howard Longway
Nettie Sweet
We haven't been able to find her grave yet but email me I have others that might be relatives.
Added by Howard Longway on May 27, 2017 5:17 PM
Nancy Gates
Betty Fulton #49294699
I just did an edit for Betty Fulton and made an error. Melvin Schatz is her father, but Eunice Hayter Schatz (#132963931) is her step-mom not her mother. Sorry for the mistake.
Thank you for all your hard work for findagrave; it's very much appreciated.

Nancy Gates
Added by Nancy Gates on Apr 02, 2017 4:57 PM
Could you transfer to me so that I may enter info for my great uncle? As well as connect family members.

Thank you.
Added by christmasmomma on Mar 03, 2017 9:27 PM
William H. Yates
hello. I was adding photos for Hillcrest Cemetery in Forney, TX when I came across the Yates family. On William H. Yates' memorial, he is listed with three wives. Myrtle, Annie & Anna.
Looking at the dates of Annie & Anna's birth & death and then comparing it to the census information that you've provided on the memorial, I have begun to wonder if perhaps these are the same individuals. I am not related to the Yates family, and was only photographing, so therefore I know nothing regarding them.
Thought i would bring this to your attention in case it might require "investigating", and if a duplicate, maybe one needs to be deleted.
Added by snipps on Jan 05, 2017 10:43 AM
Natalie Damas
I could use your help
I sent you a message on Family Search for some help with a family name that has some issues. I tried to send you an email to your aol account but it is not sending. Could you check your Family Search messages and let me know how to proceed with this family.
Added by Natalie Damas on Jan 03, 2017 10:12 AM
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