Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Syd Gardner (#47902230)
 member for 2 years, 3 months, 22 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
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."

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

+ REMEMBERING A US MILITARY VETERAN +

"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.'"

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 20,333 Memorials Added
 • 20,452 Memorials Managed
 • 167 Memorials/Week
 • 254 Photos
 • 1 Photo Request
 • 24,533 Virtual Flowers
 • 10 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 2 Fame Ratings
 • 65 Sponsorships
 • 12 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
Belanger ~ Bartell (13)
Children's Playground & N... (1938)
Collins ~ Boyes ~ Dyer Vi... (33)
Coulter ~ Kurtz ~ Creceli... (57)
Davidson Co TN, Greenwood... (523)
Davidson Co TN, Mount Ara... (509)
Gardner ~ Harris ~ Zerfos... (86)
Miller ~ Eaton ~ York ~ M... (35)
My Four-Legged Companions (2)
No. 5 No Birth Date Memor... (39)
Find A Grave Friends
Anna, Anne, Cally, clio, Daryl Verstreat..., Don Green, ICD, Joseph Farmer, Linda Mac, Picture Lady, Sadie May♥..., Steve Edquist ~...
Messages left for Syd Gardner (376)[Leave Message]
Cindi Trice Kessinger
Walter Ray Crabtree
Thank you Cindi
Added by Cindi Trice Kessinger on Nov 28, 2014 8:04 PM
John
Winnie Tanner/Springhill
Syd

Are you able to provide info on the source of these suggested additions? Thanks for your interest and any help you can provide.

j tanner
# 47161441
Added by John on Nov 24, 2014 1:16 PM
CP
Duplicate memorial
I deleted mine, I don't understand what is going on but a logging a spreadsheet of my inputs and when this comes up in the future, I will let Find A Grave folks figure out what the deal is.
Have a great Thanksgiving day.
Added by CP on Nov 23, 2014 5:53 PM
sjs953
Annie Petty Boyd
You're right. I typed the death date incorrectly. Thanks for letting me know.
Added by sjs953 on Nov 21, 2014 5:29 PM
OBXr
thanks
Thanks for all the information you've been sending, Syd. :)
Added by OBXr on Nov 19, 2014 8:30 PM
W. Gayden
add
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.

Thanks
Added by W. Gayden on Nov 15, 2014 7:51 PM
MHN
Jessie Beckwith
Made correction. Thanks for catching it and letting me know.
Added by MHN on Nov 10, 2014 6:10 PM
Karen Carter Young
Viola Virginia Wilkinson
I added information about her husband, who died in 1912. He does not have a Findagrave memorial that I can link her to.

Since the dates for birth/death are correct in her memorial, it already shows how old she was when she died so I didn't think I needed to add that info.
Added by Karen Carter Young on Nov 09, 2014 10:11 AM
SAFberry
Charlotte A Grenell Adams
Bio on memorial has been amended.

Added by SAFberry on Nov 05, 2014 2:55 PM
Jerry Anderson
Eddie H. Wallace
Memorial #125315675
Blooming Grove Cemetery
Montgomery County, TN

This man's name is Clifton W. Wallace - mistake on his Death Certificate ... His Father was Eddie H. Wallace.

He was married to Hilda Mae Stewart, buried at Riverview Cemetery in Montgomery County as Hilda Moore (she married after Clifton's death).

Jerry Anderson
Dickson, TN
Added by Jerry Anderson on Nov 04, 2014 5:28 AM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service