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From: Gen <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Newt & Fannie's child #9, Amelia- Gen
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 19:53:19 -0700 (PDT)
I still have undocumented info from the beginning, but glad I have what I do, lots of it has been lost over time, people not keeping up their websites, or servers & webhosts changing & going places you can't find anymore.
So Yep, I'm in the same hole, and have been trying to be much better.
--- On Sat, 10/24/09, Marsha Boles <> wrote:
> From: Marsha Boles <>
> Subject: [ARIZARD] Newt & Fannie's child #9, Amelia- Gen
> Date: Saturday, October 24, 2009, 2:55 PM
> Okay, caught with my pants down . . again! (See more
> Part 1:
> ABOUT AMELIA: I have no source.
> ix. AMELIA HERRON, b. Abt. 1909.
> x. ADA AMBY HERRON, b. 04 Jun 1909
> Just guessing: these 2 are the same and are interpetations
> of handwriting. Kind of hard to have 2 births in one year
> when one is born in June.
> Part 2:
> Why I have no source on some data:
> I "research" my family but "collect" on other families.
> I am getting better! - funny how numerous faux paus bring
> that about!
> Started out with few directives. Saving sources was not
> one of them.
> I was slow to catch on. And I have some fine excuses! but
> they are just excuses.
> Still, pack-rat that I am, cannot bring myself to purge old
> data without sources.
> Like others on the list, I "collect" from the list and I
> have made an effort to go back in archives and document some
> stuff. Boy is that a pain !!! & eventually quit.
> Part 3:
> ADVISE TO A NEW RESEARCHER:
> 1) Get a genealogy program - learn to use it. Buy it or
> find a freebie on line.
> 2) Document sources - names, date, sometimes even page.
> 3) Keep separate file called "Sort Later" - put the whole
> entry in it until you can do it right!
> Experiece was my teacher.
> Best Wishes,
> --- On Sat, 10/24/09, Gen <>
> I have no record of there ever being your child #9,
> I said 'the 1st seven' because there were only 7 children
> born at the time that were in a picture w/ their parents, my
> gma Pierson was the youngest in it.
> I'd be interested in knowing where you got the information
> on Amelia, I don't know if we have a Bible page showing
> births, but Gma Pierson or her sister Fanna never mentioned
> having another sister.
> --- On Fri, 10/23/09, Marsha Boles <>
> I may have asked you this before: re: Newt & Fannie's
> You mentioned "1st 7 children" - I have 14.
> Would you take a look?
> NEWTON MANLEY HERRON 25 Dec 1864-17 May 1953
> FRANCES ELIZABETH 'FANNIE' BATTLES 05 May 1872-20 Mar 1961
> Children of NEWTON HERRON and FRANCES BATTLES are:
> > i.SARAH ELIZABETH3 HERRON, b. 03 Oct 1889
> > ii.ROBERT LEE HERRON, b. 30 Aug 1891
> > iii.MARTHA EMILINE HERRON, b. 07 Dec 1892
> > iv. CORA AGNESS HERRON, b. Bet. 13 Feb - 08 Jun
> > v. FIELDING PRESTON HERRON, b. 03 Oct 1898
> > vi. ELIJAH CLEO HERRON, b. 25 Aug 1900
> > vii. LUE ANNAH 'ANNA' HERRON, b. 25 Apr 1905.
> > viii.ELBERT VESTER HERRON, b. 23 Nov 1906
> > ix. AMELIA HERRON, b. Abt. 1909.
> > x. ADA AMBY HERRON, b. 04 Jun 1909
> > xi. CLABERN HERRON, b. Feb 1912.
> > xii.AMBERS FRANKLIN 'FRANK' HERRON, b. 07 Jun 1913
> > xiii.FANNA ELLEN 'FANNIE' (TWIN) HERRON, b. 23 Feb
> > xiv. THEODORE MANLEY 'TEASE' (TWIN) HERRON, b. 23 Feb
> --- On Thu, 10/22/09, Gen <>
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