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FranBod (#47307139)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my own genealogy for 25 years. I hope my contribution to this site will make it easier for someone else to fulfill their research goals.
I will gladly make changes/additions to the data I have entered but would request a source for the information if it is a birth or death date change. Vital Statistics will take precedence over other more unreliable sources.
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Jeannie Scarber
Ira Wood Decker
I was able to share the photo as a link, I am sure the historians who are interested in the Marine's part will love to see this early uniform. Thank you so much for posting it on findagrave!
Added by Jeannie Scarber on Jun 30, 2016 11:56 AM
Jeannie Scarber
Ira Wood Decker
May I have your permission to share the photo of Ira Wood Decker in his 1903 Marine corps uniform on "The Great War Doughboy Search: Arizona and WWI" Facebook page? I will share any information I find on him with you as I research the WWI veterans who are buried in Arizona. According to his death record he served in the Spanish American War, and the First World War!

Jeannie Scarber with The Great War Doughboy Search
Added by Jeannie Scarber on Jun 30, 2016 11:42 AM
DRB
last name
Louisa maiden name was Amos.
Added by DRB on Mar 16, 2016 9:53 AM
Shirley
RE: Louisa Sample
Sorry - typo, should read 1905 not 1902.
Added by Shirley on Jan 23, 2016 8:58 AM
Barbara Stephens-Hoey
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Would like to manage Tabitha site, she is my gg granmother. Thank you
Added by Barbara Stephens-Hoey on Oct 03, 2015 3:10 AM
Courtney
Archimedes Smith
Sadly, it doesn't seem like there is much of record of family after his great-granddaughter, Olive Smith. I'll still search and see if I can find anything.
It would be great if Jeannie could arrange to have it placed back on his grave. It's obviously been gone for some time. I'll contact her to see if that's possible.
This is still quite a mystery as to how this ended up in a yard in Connecticut. I wish I had more answers...
Thanks again for your help.
Added by Courtney on Sep 28, 2015 6:39 PM
Courtney
RE: Archimedes Smith
Linda, I cannot thank you enough! You have been a tremendous help. I just read the article on Jeannie's Facebook page. I sent her a message explaining the situation a bit more and a photo of the marker. I'm so grateful for all of your help! Hopefully, I will be able to locate a family member... I'll keep you updated as I learn more.
Thanks again!
Courtney
Added by Courtney on Sep 28, 2015 3:44 PM
Jeannie Hemphill
Archimedes
There's a big long article about Dr Archimedes on ancestry. His wife hails from CT!!!!
Added by Jeannie Hemphill on Sep 27, 2015 11:47 PM
Courtney
RE: Archimedes Smith
Linda,
Thank you so much for the phone number. I will definitely try them to see if they have any information on family.
It really is puzzling how the marker ended up here... It's heavy iron and was found in the ground, in the woods behind my parents house. This seems to be the only Archimedes Smith on record that worked as a surgeons mate in the Navy. Hopefully I can locate the correct family.
Thanks again for your help!
Courtney
Added by Courtney on Sep 27, 2015 6:48 PM
Courtney
Archimedes Smith
Fran, I'm looking for information regarding an Archimedes Smith, buried at Jacksonville East Cemetery. A military grave marker from the War of 1812 belonging to (I believe) this person of the same name was found in my yard in Connecticut. He is the only surgeons mate that has any record of service during the war. I'm looking for any ancestry information so that it can be returned to his family. Thanks, Courtney
Added by Courtney on Sep 27, 2015 1:43 PM
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