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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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Kenneth Primeaux
RE: Kenneth Primeaux #48728641
Thanks, I added you as a friend also... And I do know what you mean about the side tracking with the cousin of ex-wivies uncles long lost roommate, that next one might be the story that were all looking for.
Happy trails and hope we cross paths again
Added by Kenneth Primeaux on Jul 03, 2015 6:57 PM
Kenneth Primeaux
Kenneth Primeaux #48728641
I sent an e-mail and thought you could use a link to my bio. Thanks,
Added by Kenneth Primeaux on Jul 03, 2015 5:27 PM
Nancy Hall
RE: Thanks so much ~
Thank you

He was my father's best friend. My father died in 1978 from cancer, I was the first one at the funeral home early that morning for my father and I was by myself because none of the other family members had arrived and Mr. Jesse was there and set with me. He was so kind. He looked like a picture of health and I could not beleive he had died within the year. He is buried across the road from my father. I went to the library and got the obituaries yesterday. Next time I will get their son's obituary. He was there adopted son and is buried in Sango.
Added by Nancy Hall on Jul 01, 2015 6:49 AM
Wallace Holford
Hi Syd,

Wallace is my GrandUncle. I was wondering if you could transfer his memorial to me. THANKS!

Find A Grave Memorial# 136657866
Added by PVUgrad on Jun 29, 2015 8:00 AM
Rocky Kuntz
Jerry Joe poole obituary
Hello syd Gardner.

I noticed that you have my grandfather jerry Joe pooles obituary on find a grave.I was wondering if you could please transfer his obituary to me.
Thanks Rocky K
Added by Rocky Kuntz on Jun 21, 2015 1:55 PM
William Richett Bromwel
Good bio

I found my Elizabeth Bromwell too. She died in AL, AL death index verified that she was John R's wife and Geo Krafts dau. Too bad don't know where she is buried, but she had a daughter lived and died in AL too
at least part of my mystery solved and I could note it in John R's memorial.
Added by MN on Jun 20, 2015 6:49 PM
Fredrick Davis "Fred" Ridge, Sr
Find A Grave Memorial# 141399677
are you related to this person?
Added by historylover4ever on Jun 20, 2015 5:33 PM
Lenora Margaret Newbern Jackson
Good Morning Syd, the death certificate for her actually says LEONA instead of Lenora. Is the death certificate inaccurate, or should the Find A Grave listing be corrected? It's #134798179 if you need. Thank you so much!
Added by FamHx on Jun 18, 2015 3:52 AM
Jesse McWhirter
Syd, Good morning, do you have a connection to Stanley B. Howard? he is in my family married Ethel Elizabeth Hastings they had a daughter named Elizabeth C Howard who married Jack D. Reynolds, if you do not have a family connection to him could you transfer him to me.
Added by Jesse McWhirter on Jun 16, 2015 9:04 AM
Jesse McWhirter
RE: My apologies for that previous message ~
I will try to go this summer and take pictures my daughter lives in Nashville I live in Fayetteville Tn. about 100 miles south. Thank you for your help on these memorials
Added by Jesse McWhirter on Jun 12, 2015 11:43 AM
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