|Rich Dohm (#47091329)|
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I live in the Carytown section of Richmond, Virginia, USA, one time capital of the Confederate States of America. I grave the area of New Jersey to Georgia, mainly looking for family burials.|
And often while walking those cemeteries I'll see neglected or damaged or sinking markers, so I tidy them up, take a picture and post it, feeling like I might be their last best chance to be remembered to some future researcher. We all have the same goal, we're working for posterity, and I think this data base has become a number-one stop for researchers.
I'm a U.S. Navy veteran, Vietnam era, duty aboard the USS Canopus AS-34. I raised a family, but lost my wife. I made a career in newspaper production, am now retired, and enjoy volunteer gravestone photography. The best way I've found to get a readable gravestone photo is to redirect sunlight to cast shadows across the carvings.
Anyone who wants to use my photos may do so, without restrictions. It's all for posterity. They have been posted here for you to use. If you want a transfer, simply ask for it.
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|Mike B.||Thanks Rich|Added by Mike B. on Oct 20, 2014 1:45 PM
|WalT||Frank Kastner Photo|
Thanks so much for taking the time to get this picture!
Added by WalT on Oct 18, 2014 1:42 PM
|Mike B.||Alexander Falkner|
Thanks Rich as always real nice photo's.
Added by Mike B. on Oct 18, 2014 11:12 AM
|Judie ||Isaiah Theophilus Norwood|
Thank you for the additional photo of I. T. Norwood, I really appreciated it. He was the son-in-law of Thomas Graham McIntyre, our GG Grandfather.
Also, while it's on my mind, thank you for your dedicated service to our country. Our Vietnam era veterans didn't get the recognition they deserved.
Added by Judie on Oct 12, 2014 7:04 PM
|sjbates||RE: Guerry lot ~ Elmwood Cemetery|
You are most welcome. Thanks for the compliment and tip on using a reflector to redirect light.
Added by sjbates on Sep 22, 2014 8:33 PM
|Lanie||Richmond National Cemetery|
Thank you for adding the May grave photos from Richmond National Cemetery. I really appreciate your doing so as well as all the work you do on the other photographs!
Added by Lanie on Sep 21, 2014 5:34 AM
|Bobby||RE: Greenoaks Memorial Park ~ Shingleur|
well the marker is most assuredly not in section 1.I walked and searched the whole section, even brought a broom to clean the ones covered with leaves. I also did masonic 1 which is right next to it with no luck. I often take pictures and add them but dont actually verify sections. i will look for it in other sections
Added by Bobby on Jul 29, 2014 7:27 PM
|bob grimes||Richard Overton|
Thank you so much for locating the gravestone and posting the photo and information. It's so much fun to meet friends and relatives (some of which you may have grown up so close to and never knew were kin). It is especially appreciated for the long trip and number of ticks you incurred all for the sake of prosperity.
Thanks so much!
Brenda Rae Overton Grimes
(sister of Margaret Overton)
|J.L. Bidwell||RE: Toliver Hanks ~ Cool Spring Cemetery|
Thanks so much for the great Hanks grave pictures! With your permission, I'd like to include them in a Companion Disk for my cousin's book, "Abraham Lincoln's Hanks Family Genealogy", by Vicky Reany Paulson. I'll give you full credit for the photos.
|Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johnson||Richard John Overton|
Oh Rich! You made me cry---in a good way!! I knew from a 2nd cousin that his grave was on private property in a very rural area, and that her cousin who lives nearby maintains it. I was intending to get out there one day, but the description she gave of the property was not very encouraging!
THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR THESE WONDERFUL PICTURES!
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