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John Andrew Prime (#46621252)
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Bio Photo Air Force brat, music critic at the Shreveport Times 1977-1991, military reporter there 1992-2012, local desk editor 2012-present. Various editorships held, but writing is main gig. Co-author of a history of Barksdale Air Force Base. Interest in genealogy since 1990, willing to visit Northwest Louisiana cemeteries. Fascinated by the stories of those in them, cognizant that people only pass from memory if we let them.

Unless there are historical or sentimental or research reasons disinclining me, I will transfer memorials upon request to children or grandchildren of those memorialized. More distant relationships will not guarantee transfer and are decided on a case-by-case basis. When available, I post news stories and obits associated with the deaths and am not responsible for the manner of death of a loved one -- suicide or murder for example -- or the public attention it may have garnered at the time. You cannot change history; it changes us.
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Charlotte Kelley
Lizzie Nevills Kelley
Hi, John,

I wish to thank you for making a correction to my mother-in-law's info. Due to the considerable difference in her age and her husband's age, I can see why it might seem that he was her father. She was Bose F. Kelley's second wife.

I have a question for you. One child, Ruby M. Kelley Beadle is shown - (b) 1/1/1927 (d) 2/13/2013.
There are four other children and they are all living. Is this the reason (living) that they cannot be shown?

Thank you.
Charlotte
(Find A Grave member # 48189046)
Added by Charlotte Kelley on Sep 21, 2014 4:46 PM
seesul
RE: Claude Alexander Petrey
Wow, thank you very much John!!!

Is there any chance to contact his relatives? If am I not wrong he had 4 sisters and one brother...
http://genforum.genealogy.com/petrey/messages/42.html
Tom Moreau was looking for an info for him in 2002...I sent him an e-mail but it bounced back - uknown address...

Check this http://www.leteckabitvakarpaty.cz/usaf/letadlo3/ , Claude is mentioned here.
This is our new web dedicated to the battle in which Claude perished. It will be also in English in a future.

Have a nice day and thank you again!

Roman Susil
Zlin, Czech Republic

P.S. may I use Claude´s photo with your permission on our new web?
Added by seesul on Aug 23, 2014 3:23 AM
leejosepho
Corp William Oliver "Bill" Moore
Many thanks for adding my father-in-law's obituary.
Added by leejosepho on Jul 31, 2014 6:55 AM
Russ Pickett
1Lt Woodruff J Warren
Hi John, Thanks very much for the update on his status. His record has been modified accordingly:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56662053

He is also listed on the following webpage:

http://russpickett.com/history/mdprince.htm

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2Lt George Damon Mayott is also now listed on the following webpage since I have not, as yet, started Chautauqua County, New York.

http://russpickett.com/history/nyother.htm

Thanks My Friend,
Russ Pickett 46575736

http://russpickett.com/history/worldwar.htm


Added by Russ Pickett on Jul 15, 2014 3:33 AM
Lee Manning
John Cameron memorial
Thanks John for catching it. I did not create that memorial, but it was one of over 41,000 that I "inherited" when the original creator died. I looked it up on another database and he indeed had missed the birth by a century. It has now been corrected.
Thanks,
Lee Manning
lee@manninggalleries.com
Added by Lee Manning on Jul 14, 2014 10:32 PM
Joe Gibbens
Wedgewoods in Kansas
John, I don't know anything about them. I photographed the entire Old Mission Cemetery and entered them with the group.
Joe
Added by Joe Gibbens on Jul 04, 2014 3:04 PM
Barb Stewart Johnston
Walker,Pyburn
Thanks for processing my edits! Barb
Added by Barb Stewart Johnston on Jun 24, 2014 8:16 AM
Phil
Charles Vickers
Thank you John for the transfer and for setting up his page to begin with. I added the new history and created more links. With your military background, you may be interested. I really appreciate your help with our family history.

Phil

Added by Phil on Apr 30, 2014 10:09 PM
Phil
Sgt Charles Vickers at Forest Park East
John
I was able to find out good biographical information and military history on my uncle Charles. Shall I write it up and send it to you to add or would you like to transfer the page to me? Whichever is easier for you is fine.

Thanks

Phil

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Added by Phil on Apr 30, 2014 7:46 PM
Louis Mata
RE: Jesse Winchester
Hi John,

When creating a famous entry, you should always use their stage or professional name. I didn't think of doing a search using his real name.

Find A Grave has already accepted mine, so I can't change the birth place but I will send an email asking them to correct it.

Thank you,

Louis
Added by Louis Mata on Apr 12, 2014 10:48 AM
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