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Russ Pickett (#46575736)
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Bio Photo      I enter records here on Find A Grave for two reasons: First to help others find the graves of lost family members and second to remember our War Hero's who have "Given Their All" for our country!

When creating bio's for our war veterans I strive to make them as "accurate" as possible using all the records I can find for them.


A Delawarean by birth, A Soldier & Christian by choice, and a proud American patriot!

" Neglected graves are a shameful thing! "

"Time will not dim the glory of their deeds."
General of the Armies, John J. Pershing


Some think the reason I put a link to this page on bio’s that I worked on for the below soldiers & sailors is because I want to be noticed. “Not True”. I do it because I want to take responsibility for what I’ve written in case there are questions. Simple as that.

I've completed the following States displaying World War II Soldiers & Sailors who died during the war:

Delawareans Who Gave Their All - WW II

Mainers Who Gave Their All - WW II

Marylanders Who Gave Their All - WW II

New Hampshirites Who Gave Their All - WW II

Vermonters Who Gave Their All - WW II

I'm currently working on the District Of Columbia and the State of New York:

District Of Columbia's Who Gave Their All - WW II

New Yorkers Who Gave Their All - WW II


Not A Word Spoken - None Needed
Support Our Veterans!!


If you'd like me to fix any of the records that I maintain ... please click on the "Edit" button on the top right of the record, click on "Suggest a Correction" ... Enter your note and/or correction and I'll fix them as quickly as possible.

When requesting a transfer use the edit tab on the memorial and follow the below from F-A-G.

From F-A-G

"Explain your relationship in the request! Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not make the transfer. Bulk surname requests should not be made."


Also note from FAG rules:

"No photos of obituary's are allowed, No bio's in flower sections are allowed. The record added to the right cemetery first may stay and the burial unknown will be deleted regardless of the dates.


     I'm currently working on updating and entered Soldiers and Sailors who "Gave Their All" during World War II. To see more on this project please click on my website below...


     I originally started researching my Family Tree when my oldest son, Chris, came home from school one day and said that they had to write up their family tree as a project. This, of course, led me to many cemeteries and I quickly became interested in them also.

I've always enjoyed history and the two fell together.


     Again, If I've created a record that someone needs deleted (since some families do not want their loved ones on the internet) or that you want me to update please let me know and I'll be glad to update it for you.


It's the SOLDIER,
not the reporter who has given us Freedom of the Press...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the poet, who has given us Freedom of Speech...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the campus organizer, who has given us the Freedom to Demonstrate...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the lawyer, who has given us the Right to a Fair Trial...

It's the SOLDIER who:

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC

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Miss Mary
Elizabeth & Robert related? In proximity?
Hello Russ -
Thank you for your work! I so appreciate being able to access Find-a-Grave records from afar to search for family!
I believe Elizabeth Lane at Find A Grave Memorial# 19467698 is the Mother of Robert Lane #19467716 & Thomas Lane #19467717. If so, she would likely be Elizabeth "Lizzie" Arber Lane, wife of William Lane #94342249 & sister of Ezra Arber #19122847.
Can you tell me if Elizabeth, Robert, Thomas, & Ezra show any indications (from close locations, cemetery records) of being related? This will explain alot to me.
My email:
Thanks for any help!
"Miss Mary" Lane

Added by Miss Mary on Jun 28, 2016 11:13 PM
Robert Adams
Jarret in Oatka
Hello again Russ,

Here is another cousin that if you do not mind transferring to me.
Find A Grave Memorial# 36590444 - George Jr.
Thanks in advance
Added by Robert Adams on Jun 28, 2016 6:01 PM
Robert Adams
LeVerne Adams
Hello Russ,

Would you transfer this memorial to me? He was my father.
Find A Grave Memorial# 36561398
Thanks in advance
Added by Robert Adams on Jun 28, 2016 5:42 PM
Stuart Strout Woodside Skolfield
Robert Gennette
Thank You very much for all the fine work that you do. It is people like you that will make this a "Very Famous Website." Your friend, Stu
Added by Stuart Strout Woodside Sk... on Jun 28, 2016 7:51 AM
Memorial# 98691984 Miskavage
Thank you for all your hard work. I am doing some Lithuanian Genealogy work. Anthony's memorial indicates that he is buried in Maine. His headstone says he was buried at sea. Do you know which is true?
Added by Gwynspekes on Jun 28, 2016 1:29 AM
D. H. Larkin
SSgt Stuart A Stygall
Many, many thanks, Russ, for all you do, all you've done. In particular, thanks for linking Stuart Stygall to his parents and sister. You have created a thoroughly beautiful and moving tribute.
Added by D. H. Larkin on Jun 26, 2016 2:01 PM
Sharla Cerra
RE: PFC Clarence A Morton
Russ, THANK YOU so much! My friend Luella Hinrichsen and I have been working hard to enrich the memorials in the Table Rock Cemetery with obituaries, photographs, and information about the people at rest here. This is a great addition. You are doing a wonderful service, hope you keep it up!
Added by Sharla Cerra on Jun 26, 2016 9:47 AM
Janice Prichard
George Fisnefska Jr
I have created a cenotaph memorial in St Mary's based on the gravestone application filed by his father in 1954.
Added by Janice Prichard on Jun 22, 2016 12:51 PM
Felicia Verrett
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Dear Mr. Pickett,

My name is Felicia Verrett. I cannot thank you enough for researching and finding out this information about my grandfather who before reading this was only a ghost to me. You gave his life meaning, I got the chance to understand how brave he was and I admire him so much more now thanks to you. I promise you, I stared at your page of words for the longest time. Words do not even come close to how I feel and how much of a debt of gratitude I owe you for this information. God bless you Mr. Pickett, you are wonderfully amazing.


The granddaughter of Steward Spencer George Verrett,
Felicia Verrett (age 52)
Added by Felicia Verrett on Jun 21, 2016 6:12 PM
RE: PFC Gilman Martin Sirois
I'm so sorry, I thought I had responded to your email. Thank you for adding Gilman's correct information.

Take care,
Added by Mich3630 on Jun 20, 2016 10:38 AM
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