Welcome to new member Beverley Caddell Ferrell of Harlingen, Texas. She is researching Anderson, Mann, Ratliff, Hartsfield, Blackburn, Preddy, & Adams in the Wood County area. If you have any information on these surnames, you can contact her by email at email@example.com. Her mailing address is posted on the membership contact list on the members-only page which can be accessed at the link at the top right of this page.
I AM SO VERY HAPPY TODAY!!! I had received a copy of my gr.grandfather and gr.grandmother’s cemetery markers but had never been able to find them in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, in Wood Co, TX. Well, today, I FOUND THEM.
W. B. Davis, was a CSA veteran, therefore, since I have found it, it won’t be necessary for me to request a replacement marker, however, there are no dates, any suggestions as to how I may get the dates attached to the marker.
Thanks, Dorothy Hays Harbin,
Note: Dorothy originally sent this email to us on May, 16, 2011. She shared this also with us at our monthly meeting on that evening so that we were all able to be excited for her then.
Dolyne Stevens of West Columbia, Texas is the newest member of the society. The two main surnames she is searching are Carver in Wood County, Texas and Kerby in Montgomery County, Texas. Her contact information is available on the Members Only Contact List which you can access with the link at the top right side of this page.
We have received the following email from member Violet Shirey:
John T. Potter was in the Civil War and is buried at Shady Grove, Winnsboro.
His tombstone does not show he was in the war. Is there any way we can get a medalion or whatever it is they put on tombstones? Will appreciate your help.
I am mailing your information on the Decendants of John T. Potter and information about his millitary record. (Note: We will publish this in the online bulletin and then the newsletter upon receipt. dh)
He was my daughter’s (Linda S. Shirey’s) g g g grandfather.
The chart below replaces one briefly posted yesterday with more data found after the first chart was composed.
2002-03 — 101
2003-04 — 55
2004-05 — 42
2005-06 — 42
2006-07 — 53
2007-08 — 49
2008-09 — 58
2009-10 — 59
2010-11 — 57
The Nominating Committee to recommend officers for the 2011-2012 society year was appointed at the March regular meeting. The committee will present its report of recommendations at the May regular meeting at which time officers will be elected. Nominating Committee members are Barbara Coleman, Kathy Lutonsky, and Mary Ann Niswanger.
The four offices to be filled are president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer. Because of constitutional limitation on the number of consecutive terms officers can serve, presently serving president, vice-president, and secretary must be replaced.
Anyone willing to be considered for serving in any of the officer positions or anyone wishing to suggest members for any of the positions can contact Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Budget Committee will submit for approval a proposed budget for the 2011-2012 society year at the regular May meeting. Members of that committee are Treasurer Wayne McCluney, Deason Hunt, and Ethel Kelley. Anyone wishing to submit budget proposals to the committee may contact Wayne at email@example.com.
To contact Kathy or Wayne by postal mail, you may write them at Nominating Committee (or Budget Committee) P. O. Box 832, Quitman, TX 75783.