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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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Diana Brown
Name Update
I have submitted an update to my Great Grandfather's name. It should be John Robert Price. He is buried at Spring Hill Cemetery Madison Tennessee. Thanks
Added by Diana Brown on Oct 26, 2016 11:40 AM
Fay C. Leonard
RE: Thanks so much ~
Thank you kindly. Photos have been added for George W. Duke and Harry O. Goodrich.
Keep up your good work!
Added by Fay C. Leonard on Oct 20, 2016 7:12 AM
Elayanne Parker
RE: I realize you're brand new ~
Good Morning, I'm interested in having you transfer the care of my husband's memorial to me. I appreciate all the care and time you have put into this. Thank you much.
Added by Elayanne Parker on Oct 16, 2016 6:54 AM
Jerry R. Anderson, Sr.
Marie Herrell CHRISTY #171193564
Syd ... Her spouse:

Created by: Candy Fain
Record added: Sep 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97009957
Added by Jerry R. Anderson, Sr. on Oct 14, 2016 6:19 AM
Leslie C. Smelser
Thank You for the information on Mr. Smelser.
Added by Donna on Oct 09, 2016 10:10 AM
Nicholas and Frances Corbitt
Thank you very much. I have sent the owner of these duplicate memorials a message. R.J.
Added by R.J. on Oct 07, 2016 8:22 AM
Mary Watts
Mary A Young
Hello, Could you please make a correction on Mary A. Young's information.

On the death certificate is listed her parents as being born in Sinclair, Alabama. I know this because John Watts is my Great Grandfather.
Added by Mary Watts on Oct 04, 2016 6:13 PM
James Clemmons
Thanks so much for the information. Are you related to the Clemmons'?
Added by Kathie on Oct 04, 2016 12:08 PM
Mary Garland Jackson
Aileen Atkisson
Thank you for making the suggestion regarding Aileen's marital status. I made the correction.
Added by Mary Garland Jackson on Oct 01, 2016 7:16 PM
Rose Defoe
H. Ellis Davenport
Hello Syn. Thank you so much for the update on his obit. Hope people appreciate reading obits to link family members together. You've done good! He's in good hands with you. Thanks again, Rose
Added by Rose Defoe on Sep 29, 2016 9:40 AM
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