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Jack Davison (#47534141)
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Bio Photo My little brother Hank Davison turned me on to this. He has created virtual cemeteries of our families, linked child to parent all the way back to the 17th century immigrants and earlier forebears. Compared to him I am a piker or dabbler. I create memorials for classmates, shipmates, and squadron mates when I find one is needed and I have the information.

Our families on which Hank is working diligently are Davison (our father), Monges(our mother) and through them Risley, Grant, Fales, Mason, and Morgan. My wife's line is Bradfield, Crim, and, Abel or Abell. My first wife who died in 1956 was Holmes and Cheesborough (NC), Brock(MD and Maine); our then infant daughter married a van Noppen of NC but died young herself, and I am interested in them for her daughters.

My own principal efforts are virtual cemeteries for my Naval Academy company and 1953 classmates, shipmates from USS Waldron and Epping Forest, and squadron mates from VAW-12. I also have done one for my father's USNA 1929 classmates and comrades from early Naval Aviation in VF-1 Top Hats, in which he served after his "winging" at Pensacola.

My involvement in FaG gives me a sense of continuing to be useful since my world is confined to my computer at my kitchen table since I became hemiplegic and wheelchair bound by a stroke in 2008.

In the course of my browsing I have learned that some of my ancestors are in good company; My thrice great-grandfather Monges is in Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia a few yards from Benjamin Franklin.

Although I have only created 350 memorials and manage fewer than 30 others, I have assembled a great many more, both of my own family and Naval Academy classmates, squadron- and shipmates, and those of my father's class, squadrons, and ships, into virtual cemeteries. My classmates and their families have received my efforts with appreciation. Over half of the Annapolis class of 1953 is gone by now, as more are dying of natural causes rather than in training or combat as they did during the first two decades after graduation and commissioning. I remember my father's grim expression the day he returned from a classmate's funeral and commented that it was probably the last time that they could muster a full set of active pallbearers, and it was indeed, as there were not enough for the next, which was his class secretary who called me frequently to ask how Dad was doing.
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RE: James w Harris photo
You are very welcome. I'm glad that I could help.
Added by Candy on Oct 20, 2014 1:39 AM
Charles A. Lewis
RE: # 88965418, Patricia Hill Girod

The photos I upload on Findagrave can be used by anyone that is honoring the person involved. You can remove the caption on the photo you used; it isn't necessary.

Added by Charles A. Lewis on Oct 02, 2014 12:33 PM
Kaye Miller
RE: Dorothy Mets # 135677674
Years after you Jack,class of '88,he's retired from the Air Force now. Thank you for military service Jack.
Added by Kaye Miller on Sep 11, 2014 5:32 PM
Kaye Miller
RE: Dorothy Mets # 135677674
I was glad to do it Jack. My brother is a graduate of the USNA as well. Our son is in the USAF now.
Added by Kaye Miller on Sep 11, 2014 11:58 AM
RE: My photo reqoest fpr Robert Dale Fontenot
You are so welcome i will add the other as soon as i can... The one at the foot.
Added by Soileau on Sep 06, 2014 10:46 AM
Capt Stephen Callaway
I added the info you sent me, if you want me to remove anything just let me know. Thank you for the added info, I too believe military should not only show a stone but added information about them.

Added by YankeeGraver on Sep 03, 2014 8:35 PM
Maggie Bramwell
RE: Pete Stoffelen
To the best of my knowledge, yes. 1949-1950. I was born in July 1951. My mother married an Air Force officer stationed at the Pentagon and they were married for 57 years.

I have met many of my half-siblings; an absolutely delightful family.
Added by Maggie Bramwell on Aug 23, 2014 5:29 PM
RE: David Ord Alexander
Hi Jack
The obituaries will say at the end which Funeral home is caring for that person. Call them and ask if they could tell you where that person was buried. It is no big deal I thought I would just suggest and help you find a way to take care of your unknowns. Thank you for your time.
Added by Boccapone on Aug 19, 2014 10:10 PM
RE: Styles
FYI I returned to RNC today and the stone marker was in place for Harry Styles and spouse. I replaced the temp. marker

Added by K.B. on Aug 09, 2014 6:39 PM
RE: Styles
Lol. I was parked across from lot 52a when the claim came in. Like I mentioned earlier, I go to RNC weekly so I will kep watch for the stone marker.
Added by K.B. on Jul 28, 2014 1:02 PM
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