Monthly Archives: August 2009

Gathering information from family and relatives

Contributed by Richard Beaver-2009

 

Family and other relatives are often the source of very good genealogy information that could be extremely difficult or impossible to discover on your own.  Start your research with your own family, but always be prepared to interview relatives. Don’t put off interviewing that Great Aunt.

First of all, you want to […]

By |August 29th, 2009|Research|

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Family History Software

Contributed by Richard Beaver-2009

 

Genealogy research is my hobby. Hobbyist genealogists typically pursue their own ancestry and that of their children and spouses, without spending a lot of money.  That will guide my recommendations on family history software packages.

  • If you want free, then checkout Personal Ancestral File.
  • If you are going to subscribe to a service […]

By |August 29th, 2009|Research|

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Rose, Matlock

12 August 1924-January 5, 2008

ROSE,  MATLOCK Passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2008, at his residence in Van, Texas. Matlock was the son of Sam & Pauline Rose of Little Elm, Texas born on August 12, 1924. His wife survives him, LaVerne Johnson Rose, one son Sam Rose of Aubrey, Texas, and two daughters, […]

By |August 28th, 2009|Obituaries|

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Taylor, Portia Ross

 

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 March 20, 1905- November 10, 2004

Portia Ross Taylor – Mrs. Taylor was a long-time and beloved teacher at the Hamilton School, a school that served students in the black community from 1924 until FISD integrated in 1964. She grew up in Terrell and graduated from […]

By |August 26th, 2009|Obituaries|

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Moxley, Pauline Carter

Pauline Carter Moxley
August 14, 1916 – December 22, 2004
Pauline (Carter) Moxley, age 88 of Frisco, Texas passed away December 22, 2004 in Frisco, Texas. She was born August 14, 1916 in Frisco, Texas to Charles and Nola (Adams) Carter. She married Smiley […]

By |August 26th, 2009|Obituaries|

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