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Family of Donald & Angela Sturgeon Walling

Updated September 12, 2008

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Hi. My name is Angela Sturgeon Walling. I married my Husband, Donald in 1994. I guess genealogy and history are in my blood. My Grandma Tigert has always done a lot of family research, and because of it, I know a lot about my ancestors.
Then when I was a Jr. in high school, we had to do a family tree in one of my classes. Well, most people had their family traced back to their great grandparents at the most. NOT ME !
I kept going and going and going. Mine was traced back the furthest of anyone in the class, but I didn't stop there ! I went out and interviewed my Great Grandpa Sturgeon, and got my Aunt DiAnne to videotape it. I also went to my Great Great Aunt Nita and interviewed her, too. It was awesome. Hearing them tell their stories of days gone by, just amazed me. I was hooked ! From then on, I have tried my best to keep family records and explore my family's history. I cherish the old photos and documents I have and I love when my Grandparents or my Great Aunts or Uncles tell a story !
My family has walked The Trail of Tears.
My family has sailed across the ocean from Ireland, Scotland, England, Holland and Germany.
I have many stories to share, so please be patient, as I work on getting all of this in here.
Some of Donald's family names include; WALLING, VOSS, PARTRIDGE, GIST, WHITTEN, YARBROUGH, BEAUCHAMP and many more.
Come back soon and see what I have added, and if you're related, to any of my family, I'd love to hear from you. My email is
I am currently trying to add several branches of my family to the internet. I have started adding pages for individual lines of my family and Donald's.
Scroll down to the RELATED LINKS on this page and click on Family History of Donald and Angela Sturgeon Walling.
Please feel free to go there and read about my family history.
Then you can link back to here to see the photos and family tree, if you'd like.
I realize right now...some things aren't complete. But,this is a work in progress.

A Family Tree Can Wither If Nobody Tends It's Roots !
That is So True.

Angela Walling

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Family Photos
  • J.A. and Selvia Rosa Bell Cole Nix (73 KB)
    Great-Great-Great Grandparents of Angela Sturgeon Walling. (PS. A lot of y'all know I collect old skeleton keys...check out Rosa Bell's collar pin !)
  • William Arthur Tigert 1948 (20 KB)
    William "Arthur" Tigert in 1948. Grandpa of Angela Sturgeon Walling
  • Grant West (141 KB)
    Great-Great Grandfather of Angela Sturgeon Walling.
  • William "Bill" Freeman (35 KB)
    Great-Great-Great Grandfather of Angela Sturgeon Walling.
  • Kerwine "Ruth" West Tigert (17 KB)
    Kerwine "Ruth" West Tigert in 1948. Grandma of Angela Sturgeon Walling.
  • James Lafayette and Nannie Beach (130 KB)
    Great-Great-Great Grandparents of Angela Sturgeon walling
  • Martha Malone Wood Freeman (25 KB)
    Great-Great-Great Grandmother of Angela Sturgeon Walling.
  • Arthur and Ruth Tigert Family 1962 (14 KB)
    Back row; Jimmie Don and Arthur Middle row; Ruth, Judy, Jolene holding Bobby Front row; Beverly and Benita
  • Marion Calvin and Effie Green Sturgeon (453 KB)
    50th Anniversary Photo, November 1973. They were married November 20, 1923 in Paris, Texas. (on his 20th Birthday)Great Grandparents of Angela Sturgeon Walling. Grandparents of Joey Dean Sturgeon. Parents of Harley Gene Sturgeon.
  • William "Henry" and Lucy Alice Taylor Sturgeon (33 KB)
    Great Great Grandparents of Angela Sturgeon Walling.
  • Zela "Arlis" Hutchinson Lemons (19 KB)
    Great Grandmother of Angela Sturgeon Walling.
  • Warren & Ellen Brackeen Marriage License 1873 (46 KB)
    First marriage license of Warren Elderwood Sturgeon and Mary Ellen Brackeen. August 31, 1873. Great-Great-Great Grandparents of Angela Sturgeon Walling.
  • Grandpa (Cal ) and Me (Angela) on our birthday (19 KB)
    This photo was taken the day my Great-Grandpa, Cal Sturgeon turned 80 and I turned 9. I was born on his 71st birthday.
  • Arthur and Ruth West Tigert December 21, 1943 (68 KB)
    William "Arthur" Tigert and Kerwine "Ruth" West Tigert on their wedding day, December 21, 1943. Grandparents of Angela Sturgeon Walling
  • Second marriage license Sturgeon & Brackeen (80 KB)
    Second marriage license of Warren (Warner) Elderwood Sturgeon and Mary Ellen Brackeen. Dated February 27, 1892. This is still a bit of a mystery at this time. I'm still trying to get the facts on why they got married twice. This was news to our family. We didn't know anything about the second marriage until I recently found these licenses.
  • Four Generations of J.L. Beach Family (257 KB)
    gen 4. Harmon Beach Jr., gen 3. Harmon Beach, gen 2. Bennie Beach, gen 1. My Great-Great-Great Grandfather, James Lafayette "J.L." Beach
  • Clarence and Irene West (54 KB)
    Clarence William and Irene Eizabeth Freeman West. My Great Grandparents.
  • license of William Henry & Lucy Alice Taylor (83 KB)
    Marriage license of William Henry Sturgeon and Lucy Alice Taylor. November 23, 1899. Great-Great Grandparents of Angela Sturgeon Walling
  • Clarence William West (133 KB)
    Clarence William West as a child. I think Grandma said he was three in this picture, but I'll ask and make sure.
  • Grant and Nannie Eva Beach West with Clarence (145 KB)
    Grant and Nannie Eva Beach West (my Great-Great Grandparents)and their son Clarence William West (my Great Grandpa).
  • Lemons Family (573 KB)
    Is this Albert "Sid" Sydney Lemons ? On the back of this picture it is written: C Isbell Antelope Tx, An Mattie, Sid Lemons, Mrs. A.M Bidford, Marley TX, Albert Lemons Antelope Texas. So we are not sure of who this is a picture of and are hoping that someone can help identify this couple. Thanks for the help. Linda
  • Oliver Spencer West and Anna Eliza Norris West (114 KB)
    Parents of Grant West. Grandparents of Clarence William West (C.W.).Great Grandparents of Kerwine "Ruth" West Tigert. Great-Great Grandparents of Beverly Rae Tigert Sturgeon. Great-Great-Great Grandparents of Angela Sturgeon Walling.
  • Lemons Family Photo (368 KB)
    This picture is labeled on the back only"Grandma Lemons family". Is there anyone in this picture that you recognize and can name?
  • Grant and Nannie Eva Beach West family (113 KB)
    Grant West, Nannie Eva Beach West, Vera West, Chester West, Clarence "C.W." West
  • William E. and Mary Jane Casebolt Trimble (39 KB)
    Great Great Great Grandparents of Angela Sturgeon Walling. Parents of Zada Trimble Freeman.
  • Anna Eliza Norris West (137 KB)
    Great-Great-Great Grandmother of Angela Sturgeon Walling. Anna Eliza was married to Oliver Spencer West.
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