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snm (#47314574)
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Bio Photo Thankful for Find a Grave as I feel it brings us closer to those we know who have passed on. I hope I can be of help to anyone who might be looking for a loved one.

I am a native New Mexican. Having lived in all 4 time zones, I currently reside in Northern California.







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paulofannandale
John Balavac #56245444
I just uploaded two photos in response to you photo request. The detail pic seems to be okay but I am not happy with the picture of the marker. I have no idea what happened. I took 100s of pics that day and this is the only problem I am aware of. The next time I am in Tunis (could be years), I will try to take a new pic. Feel free to open another photo request in case someone else does any work there. Paul
Added by paulofannandale on Nov 19, 2016 9:41 PM
Don R Haynes
RE: Information
Thanks; got it
Added by Don R Haynes on Nov 14, 2016 2:53 PM
Don R Haynes
RE: Myrtle Brooks Watkins
Myrtle Brooks Watkins is buried in County Sect, Blk 70 Row C Lot 15 and Mamie Lois Brooks Gabbert is also in County Sect, Blk 70 Row C Lot 14.
Tucumcari Memorial Park Burials by
C. W. Barnum 6/15/2007
Looks like they are buried next to each other. I have sent a correction to the memorial owner on both.
Sounds like you are telling me that the family is familiar with the "2" graves. I am convinced he was buried in Potosi, close to his parents. I am getting more convinced that the top portion (spire) which is now missing, was stolen (vandals) and left somewhere and then found and ended up in the Fort Phantom Cemetery because no one knew where it came from.
This is a far out theory, but so is the thought that there were 2 William E Brooks with the same birth and death dates or someone in the family had him moved to the Fort Phantom Cemetery where no other relatives are buried.
I specialize in cemetery research and enjoy solving mysteries. I have some others working on this and would appreciate being able to communicate with Myrtle Brooks Watkins' son, if he would contact me.

Don R Haynes
Stamford, Texas
don-haynes@sbcglobal.net
Added by Don R Haynes on Nov 11, 2016 6:17 PM
Don R Haynes
Myrtle Brooks Walker
Myrtle Brooks Walker Find A Grave Memorial# 128458059. I see where you added a family photo to Myrtle's memorial. She is the daughter of William E Brooks 1874-1922. I am doing some research on her father William E Brooks. There are grave markers for Mr Brooks in 2 different cemeteries 27 miles apart. One is in the Potosi Cemetery in Taylor County Texas, Find A Grave Memorial# 121199071 and the other is in the Fort Phantom Cemetery in Jones County, Texas, Find A Grave Memorial# 48698880.
I was wondering if you have any information on William E Brooks.

Don R Haynes
don-haynes@sbcglobal.net

Added by Don R Haynes on Nov 11, 2016 9:37 AM
Laurie Large
RE: SSgt William Will
So sorry but that's what was on find a graves request Wm Will who died in 1966. I just checked the records for Mt Vernon they are not showing any Wm Will buried there who was born in 1944.
Respectfully,
Laurie
Added by Laurie Large on Oct 11, 2016 3:48 PM
Connie Clark
RE: Sgt. William Maryfield
You are very welcome ! Wayne actually went out and took this photo! Best Wishes, Wayne and Connie
Added by Connie Clark on Oct 02, 2016 8:37 PM
jamerichy
RE: SMN Joseph G. Krywicki
Wish the headstone was cleaner but this cemetery is heavily shaded, surrounded by heavy woods which makes for a moist environment.

This memorial was special to me because I was in the US Navy for six years. I didn't know the memorial story when I took the picture, but it is awe inspiring.
Added by jamerichy on Sep 30, 2016 4:10 AM
Ed M
RE: Elmer Shiko
My pleasure!
Added by Ed M on Sep 23, 2016 8:54 PM
Carla Brown
RE: Mecca Aldridge
You're welcome! It's a nice, small, pretty cemetery so she wasn't difficult to find.
Added by Carla Brown on Aug 25, 2016 12:38 PM
RickC
RE: PFC Thomas Lind
You are very welcome.
Added by RickC on Aug 21, 2016 6:53 PM
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