"Our Loose Ends" Genealogy Column
by Lynna Kay Shuffield
Houston, Texas

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Welcome to the "Our Loose Ends" genealogy column
written by Lynna Kay Shuffield and published in the several
Central Texas newspapers as well as through an on-line mailing list.

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"Our Loose Ends" hosts the TEXAS CEMETERY PRESERVATION webpage at:

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If you have any comments, questions or suggestions, please contact me via e-mail to discuss details. It is my goal to provide you with a great source for genealogical information, so continue to visit this site on a regular basis and watch it grow. I will be glad to make suggestions to help you with your research, but unfortunately, I will be unable to personally assist with the research.

I am a graduate of Sam Houston Senior High School (Class of 1975); the University of Houston-Downtown (Class of 1978 & 1979); and, attended Rice University Navy ROTC program for four-years (Class of 1979).

I have conducted genealogy research in most of the Southern States. In addition, I have written numerous articles in national, state and privately published genealogical and local history periodicals. I have spoken to many genealogy and veteran groups all over the State of Texas. Also, I have appeared on numerous television and radio programs discussing various topics related to Texas genealogy and military history.

I am a member of many local and state genealogical societies. And I am also an At-Large member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Texas Star Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the Oran M. Roberts Chapter 440, United Daughters of the Confederacy.

I am a former Major in the State Military Forces of Texas and a graduate of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Command & General Staff College (3 June 1998).

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I have published several books on Texas genealogy and military history. Currently, I am working on five books for publication by the end of the year. My main area of specialization is 20th Century military history and records research.

The books I have written, compiled or edited:

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The books/projects I am currently working on:

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Past Columns - Archives

1999 Columns

2000 Columns

2001 Columns

2002 Columns

2003 Columns

2004 Columns

2005 Columns

Past Speaking Events

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Lynna Kay's articles published at "Ancestry Daily News"

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This webpage was originally created on 13 Sept 1999 and was moved to NEW URL on 1 May 2009 last revised on 15 Apr 2013

Copyright © 1999-2013 Lynna Kay Shuffield - All rights reserved.
P. O. Box 16604
Houston, Texas 77222-6604