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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!

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"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."

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"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.'"

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THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
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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Augedoggie
Ida Huff Watts
This is my great grandmother and she did not have any half siblings how did you come up with this info?
Sandy Auge
Added by Augedoggie on Sep 27, 2014 7:30 PM
Augedoggie
Minnie Watts Gray
Just curious how you know about the above. Are you related? she is my great aunt.
Added by Augedoggie on Sep 27, 2014 7:08 PM
Mike Servais
Percy Waller
I have a photo of Percy's grave stone and wanted to add it, but it appears you are at the maximum photos. Please let me know if you, or someone else is going to sponsor this one, and I will add the photo.
thanks,
Mike
Added by Mike Servais on Sep 25, 2014 9:12 PM
cyber sexton
John Ewing Garner (Elmwood Cemetery)
Thank you for your suggestions concerning his DOD and parents. I have made the appropriate changes to his memorial. At this time I choose not yo include the information about Central State.
Added by cyber sexton on Sep 25, 2014 5:25 PM
cyber sexton
Christoper Link
Your suggestion has been incorporated in Mr. Link's biography.
Added by cyber sexton on Sep 24, 2014 2:15 PM
Halsey
Sallie Jessie Smith Gill
Thank you for the suggested changes. Please review and let me know if I left anything out or if corrections are needed. -Halsey
Added by Halsey on Sep 20, 2014 1:47 PM
Wallace Gibbs
wandean wallace wallace
thanks for your suggestion to delete my duplicate memorial, but i am her family and my memorial is more accurate than yours. i humbly request you delete yours. thank you for the creating the initial memorial. --wallace gibbs--
Added by Wallace Gibbs on Sep 20, 2014 1:54 AM
Gail A
Fate Johns
Thanks for the corrections for Mr. Johns' memorial. My information was from the death certificate, informant Alton Johns.
Added by Gail A on Sep 18, 2014 2:00 PM
Betty
RE: Susie Clinard's Death Certificate
Thanks for attaching it. Found a copy. Solved some curiosity I had (some things were unspoken around kids back in the "dark ages")
Added by Betty on Sep 15, 2014 9:02 AM
Betty
Susie Clinard
She was my grandmother. I'm curious where you found the info. If it is an obituary or a death record or death certificate or where .... this is something I'd like to see (because it is family) Thanks.
Added by Betty on Sep 14, 2014 8:05 PM
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