Marie (Cochran) Holcomb

Marie (Cochran) Holcomb

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Marie M. Holcomb formerly Cochran
Born 1950s.
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Daughter of [private father (1930s - unknown)] DNA confirmed and [private mother (1940s - unknown)] DNA confirmed
[sibling(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
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Account confirmed 7 Mar 2018 | Marie's 92 contributions | 11 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 9 Jun 2014
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My father's mother kept hand-written 'books'. They were the only history we had as a family. It kept us connected through the years. I became interested in the 70s and started a collection of my own 'books' mostly taken from hers, but fleshed out to include the maternal side of my family. I unfortunately lost interest, life happened, I got married, started my own family.

Then a wonderful thing happened. The internet. One was able to chat freely and quickly across miles and generations. I renewed my interest in the history, combining and digitizing the pictures my grandmother had so lovingly collected and processing them into pages that incorporated one's data.

I gave back to my grandmother. I gave her the information I had gleaned and sometimes it didn't completely mesh with hers, but mostly did.

I lost my grandmother in 2001. She instilled in me that this is something that has importance; to know one's beginnings, to share one's past.

I have met and kept so many new cousins in the last 10 years! It is and has been such a wonderful process!

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Sally Chawawook Flatfoot Webb is Cherokee
Andrew Cochran Ohio
mtDNA flows to Sally Chawawook Webb

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On 21 Mar 2018 at 20:58 GMT Mindy Silva wrote:


Thanks for joining us! I’m Mindy, a WikiTree Mentor. I hope you're enjoying our site. I just wanted to check in and see how things are going. Do you have any questions I can answer? We want to help!

If you do, click my name, then ask in the comment section of my page or send me a private message.

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On 14 Mar 2018 at 19:26 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:

Hi Again,

You've been a member for about a week so I thought I would check in to see how it's going. Have the How-Tos been helpful or left you with questions? Most of us have questions after all that information!

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On 7 Mar 2018 at 19:55 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:

Wonderful story of dedication to family and how rewarding it can truly be! Thank you for sharing!

On 7 Mar 2018 at 19:54 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:

Welcome back Marie!

Since you confirmed as a full member we are happy you are part of the WikiTree community! To help save you time, energy and frustration, please start with our New Member How-To pages.

Click the green Tag on your profile page, you'll see others following the same things you are researching. The more Tags you add that include locations, periods of history or other genealogical interests, the more links to the community research options.

Please ask if you have any questions as I am always happy to help!

Cindy ~ WikiTree Greeter

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On 9 Jun 2014 at 06:39 GMT Terry Wright wrote:

Hi Marie Welcome to WikiTree!

Wikitree Help has a lot of useful information you might want to review. Or, someone might be able to point you in the right direction at our G2G Forum with any questions you might have.

If you would like to become a full member please read our Honor Code and then volunteer with a comment. We will be happy to add you as a full member of the WikiTree Community.

~Terry~ ??

Queen Victoria Marie is 27 degrees from Rosa Parks, 26 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 22 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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