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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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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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W. B. Sanders
Thank you, good intentions to correct a name don't always get done. I did change manually without thinking to accept the edit.
Added by MHN on Oct 30, 2014 10:38 AM
Lynette Jones
John Henry Tandy
Thanks for your wonderful narrative on this family. You gave me new information I didn't have.

John Henry's parents were Henry Tandy (1800-1848) and Sarah Ann Davis (1808-1887). Both were born in Virginia, died in Todd County, Kentucky.
Added by Lynette Jones on Oct 29, 2014 8:29 AM
transfer of memorial
Thank you for the transfer of memorial Jessica Billingsley Humston Find A Grave Memorial# 123592582.
Added by PurpleRose69 on Oct 22, 2014 3:40 PM
Earl Avery
RE: Although you've sent me ~ apologies.I was un error about betty sorry.keep up the good work.
Added by Earl Avery on Oct 21, 2014 10:10 AM
Kenneth Greene
James E. Hudgens' parent info.
Info added as you supplied it.
If this is a relative, I will gladly transfer if you request the transfer.
Added by Kenneth Greene on Oct 20, 2014 11:51 AM
Paul F. Stevens, Jr
Thank you for letting me know.
Added by MHN on Oct 19, 2014 4:10 PM
Norma Tyree
Ned Tyree # 134997452
You noted in Ned's Memorial a son "Estie Tyree (ca. 1888) by his first wife; however, the 1900 census would suggest he was indeed a child of Ned and Mattie Collins Tyree:

Name: Ester Tyree
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Civil District 8, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
District: 123
Gender: Male
Age: 12
Marital Status: Single
Race: Black
Race (Original): B
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Number of Living Children:
Years Married:
Birth Date: Jun 1888
Birthplace: Tennessee
Marriage Year (Estimated):
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother of how many children:
Sheet Number and Letter: 8B
Household ID: 145
Line Number: 58
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1241565
Digital Folder Number: 004118952
Image Number: 00766

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Ned Tyree Head M 36 Tennessee
Mattie Tyree Wife F 26 Tennessee
Ester Tyree Son M 12 Tennessee

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 Oct 2014), Ester Tyree in household of Ned Tyree, Civil District 8, Davidson, Tennessee, United States; citing sheet 8B, family 145, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241565.

Respectfully submitted,
Norma Combs Tyree
Added by Norma Tyree on Oct 19, 2014 5:47 AM
Bill Gunn
Ira W Remke
Thank you for the info for Ira's memorial.
If you are related I will transfer management to you.
I made the edits, please check it at your convenience and make sure I didn't mess up.
Thank you for your contributions to Find a Grave.

Added by Bill Gunn on Oct 17, 2014 5:49 PM
Lewis Harris
There was no other link to Jackson so I just created one and it looks like all is OK. Let me know if I can help fix anything else.
Added by Airrow on Oct 15, 2014 4:21 PM
Kathi Wiley
Lewis H. Maynard
My name is Kathi Maynard Wiley and Lew is my Father.
Perhaps we should correspond. I will write to your e-mail address.
Added by Kathi Wiley on Oct 12, 2014 12:18 AM
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