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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 other 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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BBrown
bollock
Thanks for the info
bbrown
Added by BBrown on Jul 20, 2014 5:21 PM
Reed Young
Larry Young
Thank you Syd, I appreciate it!
Added by Reed Young on Jul 20, 2014 11:30 AM
Tom Denardo
RE: Since I'm unable to ~
Use the Edit button which is on each memorial. it allows you to link parents, edit dates, locations and bios.
MR Wood is a famous record so when you use the edit button. F-A-Grave will update it. All famous records have to be updated by them.
Added by Tom Denardo on Jul 18, 2014 4:37 AM
John
Dame/Lane in Nashville, Tn.
Syd,

Please check my entries and let me know if they are correct, ect. Also I note a different year of birth on the marker for Cecil?

It's great to be able to better tell the story behind these two markers. Thank you for all your work.

j tanner
# 47161441
Added by John on Jul 17, 2014 10:29 AM
Mary Bob McClain
RE: I'm happy to transfer ~
Syd
Thamk you so much. It really means a lot to me
I have 8 great grandfathers buried in that cemetery from 1771 to date. Almost eveyone in that cemetery is related to me.
Thanks again.
Mary Bob
Added by Mary Bob McClain on Jul 17, 2014 8:52 AM
MHN
Bennie McClelland
I think you are correct. Check the memorial for the note I added to the bio.(128422795 Find A Grave #.) Also changed the date. Thank you. MHN
Added by MHN on Jul 17, 2014 5:42 AM
sjs953
John Lellyett
Information added; thanks for sending it.
Added by sjs953 on Jul 15, 2014 7:11 PM
Melba Smith
RE: Would you like to be the caretaker of ~
Thanks so much for all you have done. I will Love to take care of her Memorial #123027068. Thanks so much
Added by Melba Smith on Jul 14, 2014 7:35 AM
Melba Smith
RE: Would you like to be the caretaker of ~
Okay here is Mom's Memorial # 123027068 okay let me know what next. Thanks Melba
Added by Melba Smith on Jul 13, 2014 9:48 PM
Melba Smith
RE: Would you like to be the caretaker of ~
Hi Sid, Yes but can you tell me what all I need to do. I'm new to all of this. But I would Love to. Thanks M Smith
Added by Melba Smith on Jul 13, 2014 11:52 AM
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