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genealogist , library specialist

Marleta Marie Childs, American genealogist, library specialist. Recipient Certified Appreciation, American Family Records Association, 1990, Distinguished Service as Genealogical Columnist award Texas State Genealogical Society, 1992, Certified Appreciation, Shelby County History Society, 1993.

Background

Childs, Marleta Marie was born on November 18, 1946 in Center, Texas, United States. Daughter of Melvin Auvy Childs and Birdie Virginia Weaver.

Education

Bachelor in History and Spanish, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1969. Master of Arts in History, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1971.

Career

Kinsearching various Texas newspapers, Texas, since 1976. Rootsearching, West Texas Times and Fort Worth Como Monitor, Fort Worth and Lubbock, 1977-1978. Kinsearching in Texas Vanishing Texas magazine, 1981—1982.

Genealogical columnist National Genealogical Inquirer, West Allis, Wisconsin, 1980-1982, Family Records Today, Kansas City, Missouri, 1982-1995.

Works

Religion

Once one is saved, that person cannot fall from God’s grace.

Politics

Christians exercising their rights as responsible citizens may choose to endorse candidates for political office as part of the exercise of their engagement of culture.

Views

The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, playing and listening to music, swimming, movies.

Connections

Married John Raymond Ross, July 31, 1971 (divorced 1986). Married Ronald Gene Monroe, April 18, 1987.

father:
Melvin Auvy Childs

mother:
Birdie Virginia Weaver

spouses:
John Raymond Ross

Ronald Gene Monroe