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Lester Letson (#46627920)
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Bio Photo Born and raised in Fresno, California of Alabama born parents, got into Genealogy in 1997 when I could not figure out what else to do with this computer on-line. I have built up quite a lot of pictures of old shots of the cemeteries of Clay County and Jefferson County Alabama. I have visited most of the cemeteries of my ancestors and my Wife's ancestors in Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. A Self-proclaimed Historian with a California Historical society (E Clampus Vitus), I am visiting places of historical interest and with my trusty Dimage , Vivitar and Olympus digital cameras have been taking pictures of headstones at whatever cemeteries we may visit and Historical Monuments in our travels in California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Washington. In Fresno, I have added the 1919 biographies of early Fresno residents from the Paul E Vandor book titled "The History of Fresno County" to as many listings as I could. If you have something you would like to have added to a Bio, just drop me a line.

I follow FindaGrave rules and usually transfer close relatives within 30 days. You can complain to the FindaGrave administrators if you want, but you will likely find they too have little patience for impatient people.
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Edward DeVera
IRS VIRTUAL CEMETERY
I wanted to thank you for maintaining the IRS virtual cemetery, I just checked it again and saw some more people that I did not know had died.
Added by Edward DeVera on Jan 23, 2017 8:49 PM
Edward DeVera
RE: donna thompson at Fresno Memorial
I added the photo to Toni's. Of course "Burials Unknown" are supposed to be corrected within 30 days and I think Find A Grave rules states that the person who adds the cemetery first is the one who keeps the memorial. I started, sort of late in the game, to do a site wide search. Takes more time but I am retired and have the time.
Added by Edward DeVera on Jan 23, 2017 8:31 PM
GarnerCook
CHARLES HENRY FOSTER
Love the added news clip. Can't wait to share with our friend who is a grt grandson to C.H. Foster.
Added by GarnerCook on Jan 15, 2017 11:57 AM
Shirley Leonard (Dahl) Codner
John Edwin Dahl, Jr.
Clovis Oddfellows Cemetary, Clovis, CA
This is my husband's grave. Is it possible for you to transfer this to me?
Shirley Leonard Dahl Codner


Added by Shirley Leonard (Dahl) Co... on Jan 12, 2017 10:27 PM
Carol Sturdy
Burney memorial
Thank you for the edit. Thanks for maintaining these memorials.
Added by Carol Sturdy on Dec 22, 2016 9:36 PM
Phyllis
Long family
Thank you Lester.
Added by Phyllis on Dec 14, 2016 10:55 AM
bailey
RE: Mary M Parsons
I'm sure you have parents, etc for J.E. And Permelia. If you don't have obit for J.E., I'm happy to share. Just provide direct email address if you would like me to send.
Bailey
Added by bailey on Dec 13, 2016 9:28 PM
bailey
RE: Mary M Parsons
I'll check to see if I have anything that might be of interest. Thanks.
Added by bailey on Dec 12, 2016 8:28 PM
bailey
Mary M Parsons
Hi, this lady is family. I wanted to ask about her place of birth, shown as Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. I had her as Jefferson County and her parents living in Jefferson County in the 1860 census. Is there some other document that places her in Tuscaloosa County at that time?

Thanks!
Added by bailey on Dec 12, 2016 1:02 PM
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John G Evans
John and his wife Anna are actually buried in his Evans/Murray family plot in Santa Cruz Memorial Park in Santa Cruz, CA. (Plot: Block D, Lot 64). SCMP was previously known as " IOOF cemetery" when John was buried there, as the obit said.I took pics and alerted the memorial manager. Glad to help!
Added by Finderer on Dec 08, 2016 1:28 PM
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