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Michael V Drachman (#47533584)
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Bio Photo These heroes are dead. They died for liberty - they died for us. They are at rest. They may or may not sleep in the land they made free, under the flag they rendered stainless, under the solemn pines, the sad hemlocks, the tearful willows, and the embracing vines. They sleep beneath the shadows of the clouds, careless alike of sunshine or of storm, each in the windowless Place of Rest. Earth may run red with other wars - they are at peace. In the midst of battle, in the roar of conflict, they found the serenity of death. I have one sentiment for soldiers living and dead: cheers for the living; tears for the dead.

~ Robert G. Ingersoll


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For me a simple attribution, Michael V. Drachman 2000-2014 works for any of my bio's, (pictures ) for personal use .

Should you use them or publish them elsewhere, say Ancestry or other similar sites, please,, post the link to the site here at Find A Grave, otherwise you transfer ownership to Ancestry even though Ancestry now owns Findagrave.. Go figure?


In the end, never let yourself become complacent to those who have went before us, always make time to remember the sacrifices that have been made for us by our Ancestors and the Men and Women of our Armed Forces who have guarded our Constitution with their lives, some gave all to secure our rights,liberties and freedom, 100's of thousands never came home....let us not forget as that would indeed make those a life lost in vein...

A Nation which forgets its Defenders, will itself be forgotten ..

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Wayne Bush
Thank you!!!
Dear Michael,
Thank you so very much for the photo of my great uncle Peter Decimos' grave! I will share it with the rest of his family. That was a lovely gesture, and it's deeply appreciated.
Wayne Bush
Added by Wayne Bush on Jul 28, 2014 9:25 AM
Ella Myrtle (Gose) McCrory
I made a correction to the Illinois marriage listings on
Added by Glenda on Jul 27, 2014 9:41 AM
Ella Myrtle Gose
NAME: Ella Myrtle Gose
BIRTH: 1877 - Cook, USA
MARRIAGE: 1 Jan 1899 - Adams, Illinois, USA
PARENTS: Abel A. Gose, Elizabeth A. Bailey
SPOUSE: John J. McCrory

The Illinois marriage info was wrong it is Gose. I added her to John memorial.
Added by Glenda on Jul 27, 2014 9:38 AM
Corine Martin
RE: pictures
Thanks so much, but these pictures are great. They're for personal use. Thanks for what you're doing.
Added by Corine Martin on Jul 26, 2014 5:48 AM
Corine Martin
Hi! May I copy your pictures of Billy Sangster to my records?
C. Martin
Added by Corine Martin on Jul 25, 2014 8:17 PM
RE: transfer request
Thank you so much if you ever have time to look at your disk their son James Spencer Johnson and his wife Dorthea Butts Johnson and maybe his first wife Mary Ann Poore Johnson are buried there as well would love to know the specifics as the records were burned in the fire
Added by Flynn on Jul 25, 2014 3:14 PM
John Dowdy
Thank You
Thanks Mike
Added by John Dowdy on Jul 25, 2014 11:32 AM
transfer request
If you would not mind I would love to have my great great grandparents memorials transferred to me they are memorials #83786908 and #83786874
thank you so much
Added by Flynn on Jul 23, 2014 9:04 AM
Jessie Franklin
RE: Guzzle's
Thank you Mike for your message and for trying to take photos of the headstones. I appreciate you letting me know about the temps.
Added by Jessie Franklin on Jul 22, 2014 7:06 PM
Robbin Rena Holcomb
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 56647579
Wow Mike those are awesome! It's nice to see more images as a tribute to fallen soldiers such as my relatives.

Thank you very much for sharing!
Added by Robbin Rena Holcomb on Jul 21, 2014 8:06 PM
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