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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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Karen Barker Nunn
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 135988295

I was hoping that you would also address the why you have Mary Davis, my Great Great Grandmother listed in the memorial with her daughter in law? Also do you also take photo's of headstones. I have been trying to find were James Markham and Annie Bush Barker are buried. Do you know if Johnny Desha and Bessie Barker Horn are buried?

Added by Karen Barker Nunn on Feb 11, 2016 9:45 AM
Karen Barker Nunn
Find A Grave Memorial# 135988295

I noticed that you have Mary Davis Barker in listed in Anne Bush Barker's find a grave memorial. Mary Davis Barker is her husbands Mother , James Markham Barker.
Also Miss Bessie Barker was married Her last name is Horn. Bessie is Anne's daughter. I don't know if these are your relatives, but they are mine. If you have any questions please email me.

Karen Barker Nunn
Added by Karen Barker Nunn on Feb 10, 2016 7:13 PM
Kenneth Greene, Jr.
Harvey was married to Oza Mai Wauford (ca 1912- ) and they were later divorced.
Information added.
Added by Kenneth Greene, Jr. on Feb 09, 2016 4:11 PM
Kenneth Greene, Jr.
According to his Death Certificate, Harvey Lee Trolinger is the son of James Henry Trolinger and Myr
Information added.
Added by Kenneth Greene, Jr. on Feb 09, 2016 4:09 PM
Patricia E Pennington Gunn
Loretta Brown Gunn
Please correct her place of death. My mother-in-law passed away in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee.

Thank you
Patricia Gunn
Added by Patricia E Pennington G... on Feb 08, 2016 4:56 PM
Darlene Ellerman Palmer
Marjorie March 151203940
You are correct - I was not aware that another memorial was already in place for Marjorie. Yours was created the same day as mine but yours is the earlier number. So, I have deleted mine. Yes, please transfer her memorial to me. She was my first cousin. Thanks.
Added by Darlene Ellerman Palmer on Feb 08, 2016 12:51 PM
Julia Wright Molitz
Andrew Buchanan Wright
Thank you for bring to my attention the difference in the day of birth 27 not 12. I got my information from a book. But from what I understand the inscriptions for the headstones were not taken from the headstones but from records in the Rose Hill Cemetery office. There could have been a transcribe error. I will change the date.
Added by Julia Wright Molitz on Feb 08, 2016 11:39 AM
Lord family at Calvary, Nashville
Hi, I am wondering if you are a member of the Charles Lord family of Nashville, since you submitted such good information and links about them. If you are, I would like to get in touch with you about the family - I am a Carroll Family member and researcher. Charles' paternal grandmother was Melinda Carroll of London, Ontario. Thanks, Suzanne
Added by Suzanne on Feb 01, 2016 2:07 PM
Wanda Emler
Levi Wood
I want to say thank-you for your research and providing the information ...I made the corrections and added your info. And gave you the credit ....thank-you for the close up picture that shows more details. You do great research
Added by Wanda Emler on Jan 31, 2016 8:32 AM
Daphene Willoughby
RE: Thanks so much ~
You are welcome, Syd Gardner.
It is a pleasure to work with you on these additions.
Added by Daphene Willoughby on Jan 30, 2016 10:24 AM
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