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Syd Gardner (#47902230)
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Bio Photo I'm a dedicated & fanatic family historian & have been on THE QUEST since 1955. I can concentrate on my ancestors but get easily side-tracked by in-laws & the cousins of cousins of cousins, if you know what I mean, & if you love family history as much as I do, then you do know!


"As we think well of ourselves, let us remember that we are standing on the shoulders of the generations before, for if they had not come, we would not be here."



"A US military veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America,' for an amount of 'up to and including my life.'"


By Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.


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Thank you for all that you do here and helping my wife, Carolyn is appreciated. She is still recovering mode. You are appreciated Syd!
Marvin & Carolyn
Added by C♥M on Dec 20, 2014 5:19 PM
Maryann Randolph Fikes
Sanders Price Woodson
Thanks, Syd! I made the corrections for Sanders Price Woodson, #68952016.
I appreciate your info of how he died!

Maryann Randolph Fikes
Added by Maryann Randolph Fikes on Dec 19, 2014 8:40 AM
Rosa Corbitt
Thanks for catching the error in her death date. I must have been having a senior moment to be that far off. :)
Added by sjs953 on Dec 14, 2014 1:26 PM
gayle peterson
Margaret Virginia Ramsey White
Hi Syd. Thanks for having Margaret's info on here and taking time for that. Can you please fix her mother's name. It is Mary Jane Reed, not Anderson. I do know the death record says Anderson, but it is not. William's middle name is Graham if you want to add that as well. Thanks.
Added by gayle peterson on Dec 13, 2014 9:58 PM
Janice Mayo
Garland Burgess
I really do appreciate all you do....Thank you so much. Would you please transfer to me Garland Burgess #139404480. He was my uncle....I would most appreciate it and again thank you for so much for posting all the information you do...
Janice Mayo
Added by Janice Mayo on Dec 04, 2014 7:59 AM
Thanks for all the information you've been sending, Syd. :)
Added by OBXr on Nov 19, 2014 8:30 PM
W. Gayden
134534301 Henry H Jackson and wife 134534640 Tennie Hayes Jackson.
They have 2 children buried at springhill. Not sure where. I could not find headstones. So they are probably in UM graves. Since you added their parents will you add them.

1, Bryant Lee Jackson born 26 Oct 1899 Ky. died 15 Jun 1950 Davidson co., Tn divorced.

2. Zenia R Jackson Brown born 12/30/1902 Kentucky died 11/9/1927 Davidson co Tn. married to S C Brown. She left 3 small children who were raised by their Jackson Grandparents. Children were: Bryan Lee Brown, Cladie Jean Brown, Billie Colleen Brown.
Billie married a cousin of mine.

Added by W. Gayden on Nov 15, 2014 7:51 PM
Daniel Tuttle Murray
Gardner's of Swansea, MA
Your very welcome. There is alot of stones in the north and south cemeteries. To be honest Im confused as to why they say there is one unmarked grave in the North. Are they technically the same? Very strange! Check your email as well. I took about 40 pictures for you.
Added by Daniel Tuttle Murray on Sep 02, 2012 5:27 PM
RE: On the Hurds ~
Hi Syd, I just put pics on the memorials for Hurd, David Elisha has a differant death date on his marker than you have on his memorial, good luck with that! Take care, Bob.
Added by Bob on Sep 02, 2012 10:17 AM
RE: Thank you so much for ~
Hi Syd, you are very welcome. In that family plot there is also a few names I seen on your pages that I took pics of if you are interested. Sara B. 1890-1951, Glen A. 1888-1959, Warren 1865-1933, David E. 1843-1924, all Hurd. Also there is Hazel 1894-1895, Hazel does not have a last name on the very small footstone, but she is in what would be the family plot. I did take pics of them so if you want to make memorials for then let me know I will add the pics. Take care friend, Bob.
Added by Bob on Sep 01, 2012 3:43 PM
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