An email this week from the TX-WOOD-CEM mailing list from Rootsweb is that it is up for adoption to become “list mom. Anyone interested should contact current mom Diana (BigMomma ArkansasFamilies ). I assume it would be okay to become a “list pop” also. This is on a first come, first served basis if you are interested.
I am looking for any information on the Thomas Family of Wood County. My great grandmother was Maybelle Young and she was married to J. W. Thomas. J. W. ‘s father was William Edward Thomas and he was married to Louisa Dyess. I have a lot on the Dyess side but very little on the Thomas side. William Edward Thomas died in Wood County on November 14, 1917. His father was Joseph Thomas who was born in Tennessee, I think.
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Notes for Developing Innovations in Online Digital Research
It’s not all online and never will be.
Just like printed sources, you must take online information with a grain of salt until you check the quality of its sources.
Well-intentioned people sometimes make mistakes.
Sometimes life intervenes and the mistakes do not get corrected before you see the data.
Not Withstanding all of that …..
We live in a digital age in which more and more records including those which are
And are available online for pay or for free.
And we communicate
Less & less by these methods:
Face to face
By pokey old postal mail
By telephone (yes, by telephone)
More & more by these methods:
Email and texting
Online discussion and messaging
Skype (oops! That can be face to face, too)
And quicker than in the past!
Wikis (collaborative web pages)
wikis for surnames or areas
wikis for research resources or tips
http://www.eogn.com (also known as Encyclopedia of Genealogy)
Digital Books (online or download)
http://www.HeritageQuest Online book search (access through library or library access code
http://www.archive.org (also known as the Internet Archive)
http://www.youtube.com (search on genealogy)
Live and online participation in a genealogy seminar (or just watching it happen) or later viewing an archived copy)
Also some Oldies but Goodies!
Genealogy Email Mailing Lists
Genealogy Message Boards
The following map is from a publication from the office of former Texas Congressman Wright Patman. It shows present and former post office locations in the county.
Permission to reprint provided credit is given to the author.
The following is from an email from Acquisitions Co-chair Dorothy Harbin:
Person inquiring: Patrick Cave = Minnesota
Needs WILL AND/ OR Death Records to join the Sons of Confederate, also, sister to join DAR.
WILL of John (Jack) H. Cave, dod (@( 1908-1910-) Married to Mary Callie ? Death Record for JH- JackCave
Death Certificate for Percy Marion Cave- dod 29 May(Mar)? 1911, wife Daisy Eliza Ramey, note- DOD -
Burial – see below but not wife
Birth Certificate for Marion Edward ( or Alexander) Cave – dob 6 Feb. 1903, note” DOB- birth
DON’T need wives info
Book #3 Wood County cemetery= QUITMAN CITY – graves not found
#253 P.M. Cave- WOW Cedar Hill Camp #2325, 10 Jan 1879, 29 Mar?1911
#254-255 Tonie & Esty Mea= son & daughter of P.M. Cave ( date 1905 and 1911 & 1912)
#252 Robert B Caves (brother to John or Jack Cave) No Dates
#251 Mrs. R.B.Cave – ( Daisy E (A)? Cave ( date 1843 and 1887)
I knew of some Cave or Caves from Golden/Alba area.
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