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Bruce and Wendy Linz (#47110453)
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Bio Photo Hello. Wendy and I live in the Memphis area.

My career in the Marine Corps landed us here. After retiring from the Corps, we settled and are building the next chapter of our lives. Our children and grandchildren remain our first love, but we do have a passion for genealogy and history.

I am an avid military researcher and collector, and Wendy is a member of the Mayflower Society, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Daughters of Union Veterans.

In between our full time jobs, we enjoy researching and sharing our discoveries. We have enjoyed the richness and bounty our country has to offer largely due to the work and sacrifice of our ancestors. Thus as a way to honor them, we strive to preserve the history of their journeys. Participating in organizations such as Find A Grave allows us to do just that.

Bruce's family includes the surnames: Doeller, Felthes, Gumtow, Hachman, Hechley, Keis, Koppy, Linz, Paterlick, Probst, Ringloff, Salzl, Schmidt, Streitz, Urban, Wiener.

Wendy's family includes the surnames: Allerton, Burow, Clark, Cushman, Dawson, Dumerce, Eaton, Johnson, Jones, Judkins, Kraft, Miller, Moore, Pearcy, Priest, Rahn, Robideaux (aka Robidoux), Smart, Spencer, Stevens, Stewart, Walker, Weins.

If you have information about any of our families we would love to hear from you. Let's trade stories.

Any photos I post on Find a Grave are intended to be used. Please feel free to use the photos for your personal needs or documentation.
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Vicki Edwards
Thank You - Richardson Photos
Hello Bruce & Wendy,

Thank you so much for the beautiful photos of Mark and Hilda Richardson's markers at Memphis National Cemetery.

I'm surprised Hilda has her own marker. At the National Cemetery in San Diego, the wives' of WWI veterans interred with their husbands had their names engraved on the reverse of their husbands' markers. Obviously this was not a hard and fast rule.

I appreciate your photos being large enough to open so I can read the engravings since they are somewhat faint at the small size. Thanks also for also taking the "landscape views", nice to see the grounds and of course to see Hilda's marker next to Mark's.

If you need any photos out here in Los Angeles, please just ask and I'll do my best to get them for you.

Vicki Edwards
Los Angeles
Added by Vicki Edwards on Mar 02, 2015 1:28 PM
Richard Jones
RE: Galvin Wingett
You're welcome Bruce.
Thank YOU for your service.
Added by Richard Jones on Feb 23, 2015 6:37 PM
Carole McCaig
Memphis National Photo
Thank you so very much for your time and spirit of helping others with your photo of headstone at Memphis National Cemetery. I miss being in Memphis and visiting there frequently. Thank you again!
Added by Carole McCaig on Feb 19, 2015 3:29 PM
Joe Fulton
RE: Jesse Menary
Thanks for looking Bruce. This is part of a big Civil War project involving middle school students in Oregon. We are helping to recognize and honor those who died in the Civil War for Journey Through Hallowed Ground project. One of my students has Jesse. I will let her know what you discovered.
Added by Joe Fulton on Feb 19, 2015 7:50 AM
J W Crook
RE: Martin Potter Memorial...
A Photo of 'Unknown Soldier Hdstn' would be fine...

K L Bonnett who created the Memorial in 2011, also posted the following data - apparently from Union Army military records:
"Died of disease - April 30, 1863, Post Hospital, Helena, Arkansas.
Based on others that died at Helena, buried originally in Helena. Then in 1867 exhumed and moved to the Memphis Nat'l Cemetery.
Many marked as 'Unknowns' due to poor record keeping."

Thank you for your efforts & assistance...
Added by J W Crook on Feb 16, 2015 6:25 AM
Lesly
Eugene Atkinson
Thank you for the photo of Eugene's headstone. I appreciate you taking the time to fill the request. Have a blessed day.
Lesly
Added by Lesly on Feb 11, 2015 8:27 PM
Vickie Bowden
Napoleon Anest
Bruce and Wendy Linz,

Thank you both for the Headstone Photo of Napoleon

Vickie
Added by Vickie Bowden on Jan 29, 2015 8:22 PM
sweetpeasac
Thomas Clauson
Thank you Bruce and Wendy for the picture! I was afraid there was a stone! Thank you so much!!! This was my Great Grandfather I never knew and didn't even know his name until this last year! Thank you! Sherrie
Added by sweetpeasac on Jan 20, 2015 8:39 AM
Karen Manasco
William Roy Knight/Memphis, TN
Thank you for adding the photo for me.
Added by Karen Manasco on Jan 19, 2015 6:35 AM
Gay Hobt Morton
Granvill Williams
Thanks for the photo of Granville Williams. It is a wonderful way to honor his service.
Added by Gay Hobt Morton on Jan 04, 2015 2:56 PM
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