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Rita Graves (#46836288)
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Bio Photo After spending a few years researching my family tree, I found very little information available on burials. When I found this site, I decided to help out, and list as many obits as I could, thinking it may help someone else researching their families.
I live in Baker, LA now, born and raised in Baton Rouge, and spent 3 years in Central Michigan in the late 1960's.
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Mike & Kay Anders
Richard Riedel
Thanks for the burial information for Mr. Riedel.

Mike
Added by Mike & Kay Anders on Apr 18, 2014 3:20 PM
Jacque Dunsworth
RE: Earl Guidry
I would really appreciate that.

Thank you, Rita.
Added by Jacque Dunsworth on Apr 03, 2014 7:16 AM
Gina Hoover
RE: King Knox
I would love that. Thanks a bunch!
Added by Gina Hoover on Apr 03, 2014 5:40 AM
EveyBl
Dennis F. Blalock
I just realized, you are who took the photo of my father-in-law's grave in Port Hudson. I posted a thank you once before... but thanks again! Finding that photo when doing a web search for his name is how I stumbled upon Find-A-Grave in the first place. :-)
Added by EveyBl on Apr 03, 2014 3:28 AM
EveyBl
William B. Park - Earl Blalock
Thanks for the transfer! If you click on the photo that I posted, I wrote the details about the siege at Port Hudson... but I'll go ahead and post that in the bio section. There were about 5000 Union casualties (including deaths and wounds) from combat, and another 4000 Union deaths from disease, starvation, sunstroke, etc. In the long run, blocking the supply lines for both sides is what caused so many deaths. It's impossible to recover once you get ill if you are trying to regain your strength with nothing but rotten rat meat to eat!

We do have an Earl Blalock in Baton Rouge that is part of our family, but he is older than his 60's (he was born in 1930). His parents were Murphy John and Clara, and he was the 1st cousin of my father-in-law. How do you know him?
Added by EveyBl on Apr 03, 2014 12:24 AM
Gina Hoover
King Knox
Thanks for adding this info. I am King's great granddaughter. King and Ella Mary (James) had a daughter Dorothy Mae Knox who married Frank Dorsey. They had 7 children one of which was my mom, Gail Dorsey Johnson. She passed away in 1991.
Added by Gina Hoover on Apr 02, 2014 11:44 AM
EveyBl
William B. Park
Hello, I just sent a note to you via the "edit" tab for William B. Park. I know sometimes I miss when I have edits waiting, so I wanted to mention it here as well. Many thanks for creating this memorial. :-)
Added by EveyBl on Apr 01, 2014 10:40 PM
Angie
RE: Ernest Boyd Perry
Thank you for your time.
Added by Angie on Mar 26, 2014 6:19 PM
C. Granberry
Delora Welch Louque
Thanks for adding the links and the transfer. Have a good night.
Added by C. Granberry on Mar 24, 2014 7:33 PM
Joyce
Transfer of #19697051 Louis Richard Peterson
Dear Rita,
Sometimes in life, we do something out of kindness without an understanding of the gravity of that kindness. I want you to know that your act of kindness is HUGELY appreciated. You can't know how much this transfer meant to me. I love Richard with all my heart. God only made one Richard Peterson, then broke the mold; so very special to so many people. The Memorial you created will help to keep his memory alive.
I'm ever grateful to you,
Joyce





Added by Joyce on Mar 22, 2014 9:28 AM
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