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Tom Denardo (#767)
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Bio Photo DOES ANYONE KNOW THE NAME OF THIS UNION OFFICER? He appears to be a 2LT. What is HIS NAME AND UNIT. On the reverse side of the photo it says Partridge's Gallery, Wheeling West Virginia.

Findagrave was founded in 1998. When I first joined this site back in july 1999, we had to mail our photos to Utah and they would upload the records. This meant I did not get credit for many records. Anytime you see my photos dated before 2002, that meant I found the records but only credited with the photo. I have numerous trees on ancestry that I have done for friends. Ancestry com is where family trees are put together. Findagrave is a separate entity---This is one of my contributions I leave to future posterity.

Tips on researching your family tree.
Records from the 1800s:
Example 1. Mary T. Lincoln, the 'T'
usually represents her maiden name, not her middle initial.
Example 2. Robert Todd Lincoln. The first born son's middle name is usually his mothers maiden name.In this example, Todd is his mothers maiden name.

My goal is to do Quality Work, Not Quantity Work.Copyright information: You may use my photos. Most people do not give credit to the people who actually take the photos.People listed as FAMOUS on this site are "maintained by findagrave", which means only they can edit/add information. Any records I have that are Famous, I can't change a thing for you, sorry.
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Diane Reich
Gabriel Levy
Checked at the office today for Gabriel Levy. No headstonel. Closest headstone is Julia Phal # 68 next stone is for Hirsch Kagen. Diane
Added by Diane Reich on Oct 08, 2015 2:58 PM
Dave Davenport
Added by Dave Davenport on Oct 03, 2015 12:33 PM
Joe Walker
General Samuel Rice
Hi Tom -

I would like to visit with you about the possibility of using the photograph of General Samuel Rice's tomb in a revised edition of a book on the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry Arkansas - the battle where Rice was mortally wounded. Credit would be given to you for use of the photograph.

Please email me at

My website is
Added by Joe Walker on Sep 06, 2015 2:43 PM
K Randle
Mary Casad - one last note
I found out that the "WRC" means Women's Relief Core, the female arm of the Grand Army of the Republic, the organization of the honorably discharged civil war vets.

I've never messed with editing a memorial. If I find info on the sibs, shall I add them?
Added by K Randle on Sep 03, 2015 5:01 PM
K Randle
RE: 69833327 Mary Casad
WONDERFUL!!! Why didn't I think of that? I work so far back, I usually never see a death cert, so I forget they exist. My dad also had a list of her sibs, but I have no idea where he got that. Now I can tell you this: in the 1850 Census for Clark County, Idaho, her mother is listed as Lydia. Of course, I didn't assume this was the first wife, but when I poked around, I found the marriage between Samuel Mathews and Lydia Porter - this was after I found your memorial, so of course - the Porter jumped out at me. The marriage was12 Jan 1830, so this was Mary's mother. I have seen information that suggests that her mother's middle name was Cummings, but I have seen no documentation of this. The informant for the death cert is, I believe, her daughter Frances. I don't know why she'd have called her grandmother Mary - unless the middle name was actually that. So in both the census and the marriage, she was recorded as being Lydia Porter. Thank you so much for your quick and detailed response. You've pretty much made my day!!
Added by K Randle on Sep 03, 2015 4:55 PM
K Randle
69833327 Mary Casad
Because I get the feeling that you vet all this information before it goes onto the site, I need to ask you if you will share your documentation on the parents of Mary Casad. I have inherited this line from my dad, and he had nothing for her parents, but I have a marriage for Samuel Mathews and Lydia Porter. I'm not looking for the information, but for the SOURCE, because I have no sources and I'm hoping that you do. I have seen this family suggested in a couple of places, but I just have a gut feeling that there is a document or a story about them somewhere.
Added by K Randle on Sep 02, 2015 8:29 PM
Keith McDonald
Russell Wilhoit
thanks for taking the time to get his photo for me
Added by Keith McDonald on Aug 31, 2015 2:56 AM
Laura N. (Garner) Masten
Thank you!
I am happy to learn you don't mind me keeping a second post on not just one but two Swor family members in the Garvin Memorial Cemetery! I hope you went to my link with the different articles about my cousin, Jesse Swor trying so hard to protect that small cemetery! It is sad greed and progress over rules family burial sites! Frances James, nicknamed the Cemetery Lady of Dallas, TX also worked hard to protect this site!!! Thanks to Findagrave and people like yourself hopefully we can share their memory and preserve their resting place!
Added by Laura N. (Garner) Masten on Aug 25, 2015 10:12 PM
Ms Martie Martin
RE: otto theisen
Very interesting!
Thank you, Tom, for the addition!
Bless you,
Added by Ms Martie Martin on Aug 11, 2015 12:22 PM
Maggie O
Col. Jennison/ Greenwood - Leavenworth
Hi Tom

very interesting addition to
# Find A Grave Memorial# 13574600
Colonel Jennison

I have created another memorial based on an May 9 1916 article in Leavenworth Times stating that he was disinterred from MT MUNCIE !! so I am thinking he was one that was moved from Greenwood when it became defunct to Mt Muncie then moved again to Mountain Oak in Oakland CA.

wondering if you would like the new memorial tramsferred to you - your bio is much better tahn mine


Added by Maggie O on Aug 11, 2015 10:28 AM
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