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Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Evalyn & Linda/ RE: Francis C McCuistion
Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2000 16:49:33 -0600
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I have a little information on this Edmonston family is you would like to
have it. It is mostly census.
Betty Mc

----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Blevins <>
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Sent: Monday, December 25, 2000 11:09 PM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Evalyn & Linda/ RE: Francis C McCuistion


>
> Evalyn,
>
> Yes, being in for the day due to the bad weather has certainly been a
> productive one for me...I finally found the lost sheet of paper I had
stored
> with a trunk full of papers, and a huge file cabinet, also filled with
> papers on our Francis Riggs.... So......ARE YOU READY.....? Here goes...
>
> 1. Francis Caroline McCuistion , b. 7 Dec 1852 d. ca 1877
> + _______________Riggs
> 2. Mary Riggs
> + _______________ Campbell
> 3. Margaret Ann Campbell
> + _______________Weathers
> 4. Mary Ella Weathers
> + Thomas Howard Edmonston
> 5. Thomas Edmonston
>
> My notes after 30 years was a little hard to figure out...so I called
Betty
> Sherrill, the daughter of Tom Edmonston, and gave her a few of the names I
> had down, and the two of us came up with the above skeleton. Hopefully
> someone out there can help to fill us in on who fits into the Blank
spaces.
> Or, maybe we will have to revise it a little before we get there...but
> anyway we have it ready to jump start.
>
> You asked about the large painting in the Baptist Church there in Violet
> Hill. It was painted by my grandmother Blevins sister, Cora Beaver
> Campbell. She was the daughter of Mary Elizabeth McCuistion and Thomas
Hix
> Shadwick Beaver, and the grand daughter of James McCuistion.
>
> Aunt Cora's daughter, Mildred married Ewell Billingsley...
>
> So...Your family is getting larger now...
>
>
> Bill
>
>
>
>
>
>
> >From: "E. Champion" <>
> >Reply-To:
> >To:
> >Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Evalyn & Linda/ RE: Francis C McCuistion
> >Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2000 20:35:05 -0600
> >
> >Hi Bill,
> >
> >Well, being "weathered in" has resulted in some positive information on
> >Francis McCuistion.
> >Tell me, is the Violet Hill Cemetery on line anywhere or do we have to
> >depend on Carroll Hayden's Cemetery Book. Most of my Wilson's and
> >Waggoner's are buried there. You've done well....keep it up. What would
> >we
> >"newbies" do without you seasoned researchers! Nice to know that
> >G-g-grandfather James McCuistion donated the land for the church. Is this
> >the Violet Hill Baptist Church? How is Cora Billingsley, whose beautiful
> >picture of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane hangs over the baptistry at
> >the
> >Baptist Church, related to Josephine McCuistion Billingsley?
> >
> >Evalyn
> >
> >
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