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Mark Dutton (#46924199)
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Bio Photo I am a collector and amateur historian of early Space Related articles and Military history focused on the AAF in WWII but covering all branches world wide. I have been active in this field since 1990.

The military history of my family got me started on working my family tree. When I don't have a photo of a member I start looking for there final resting place.

I have always enjoyed helping others in my military research and have also tried to do that in my family history search.


I am not in this for the numbers so I am glad to transfer to family. The whole reason for doing this is for the FAMILY of those at rest, which seems to be forgotten by some members. Maybe they get paid for there numbers? Hah!


I found this poem on fellow member Linda Dukes (46842176) page and really liked it. Linda lists it as Author Unknown. I tweaked it a little so this is my modified version. Thanks for this Linda, I think its great!


Poem for a Genealogist

Your tombstone stands among the rest; neglected and alone….
The name and date are chiseled out; on polished marbled stone….
It reaches out to all who care; it is too late to mourn...
You did not know that I exist; you died before I was born...
Yet each of us shares cells of you; in flesh, in blood, in bone...
Our heart contracts and beats a pulse; entirely not our own…..
Dear ancestor the place you filled; one hundred years ago….
Spreads out among the ones you left; who would have loved you so...
I wonder if you knew someday; that I would find this spot...
And come to visit you this way; though I did know you not.

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Vrinparadise
Photos request...

On the volksbund-website I found the burial places of Lischinski (Köln-Südfriedhof) and Haase (Lommel). But got no hits on Freiberg & Petig.
Added by Vrinparadise on May 31, 2014 2:11 PM
Vrinparadise
RE: Eupen communal cemetary
I found an Info that they should be at Memorial Cemetery Malmedy!!! I will go for it, not too far..
Added by Vrinparadise on May 31, 2014 10:11 AM
Vrinparadise
RE: Eupen communal cemetary
I was at the Eupen communal cemetary this morning to find the memorials of Hans, Petig, Lischinski and Freiberg but they are not here in this cemetary...
Added by Vrinparadise on May 31, 2014 10:05 AM
Vrinparadise
Eupen communal cemetary
Hi, Today I walked around this cemetary and didnt find the 4 memorails you were asking for. R u sure that they r here?
Added by Vrinparadise on May 31, 2014 8:17 AM
cindi brockman
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Good evening. I would be very happy to claim your photo's however, I would need the plot number(s) as this cemetery is very hard to take pictures in. The office staff are very rude and turn anyone from Find A Grave away.

So, please feel free to message me and if you can provide the burial plot numbers I would be happy to take the pictures as this cemetery is only 5 minutes down the road. :)
Added by cindi brockman on May 28, 2014 6:43 PM
Laurel
Gray Family
Thanks for linking the parents to their children. Silly, I suppose, but I just enjoy seeing the families together; especially the babies. Would you mind if I post pictures and info on Historic Texas Cemetery site? I will give findagrave and you credit for any information I take directly from the site. Thanks again for connecting the Gray Family on findagrave for others to know.
Added by Laurel on May 24, 2014 9:05 AM
Laurel
Gray Infants, Evergreen Cemetery
I have located the parents and other infant siblings for the four Gray children buried in Evergreen. The children are Walter, George, Daughter Earon and Daughter Willie B. Their parents are BT Gray and Willie Gray, buried at Harris Creek Cemetery, McGregor Texas. I was hoping to connect these infants to their parents and two siblings buried at Harris Creek. Thank you for your time.
Added by Laurel on May 23, 2014 9:21 PM
Shawn
RE: Bowman Cemetery
Sad little cemetery, many of the stones are lost forever under the sod. The year I went(2010), Iowa had a lot of rain. A few of the stones were under water, below the sod. Mary Herron's stone was under water and I was able to pull out of the ground/water. See her memorial. I'm related through the McCord family, which married into the Green, Bowman and Phillips familys. I believe my Elizabeth Rebecca (McCord) Phillips-Green is buried there, as her & first husband owned the land of the cemetery, from plat maps. I've listed all the known burials from Lee County records and took photos of all the stones left, in summer of 2010. Do you have any family buried there? If interested in memorial transfers, let me know. Thanks.
Shawn
Added by Shawn on Apr 21, 2014 3:37 PM
Elise Parish
RE: William Hardy
I will check that the next time I'm in Fort Calhoun.
Added by Elise Parish on Apr 15, 2014 10:41 AM
Elise Parish
William Hardy
There is also a headstone for Nellie Hardy next to William's. Would you like this picture also?
Added by Elise Parish on Apr 13, 2014 2:36 PM
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