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Lester Letson (#46627920)
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Bio Photo Born and raised in Fresno, California of Alabama born parents, got into Genealogy in 1997 when I could not figure out what else to do with this computer on-line. I have built up quite a lot of pictures of old shots of the cemeteries of Clay County and Jefferson County Alabama. I have visited most of the cemeteries of my ancestors and my Wife's ancestors in Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. A Self-proclaimed Historian with a California Historical society (E Clampus Vitus), I am visiting places of historical interest and with my trusty Dimage , Vivitar and Olympus digital cameras have been taking pictures of headstones at whatever cemeteries we may visit and Historical Monuments in our travels in California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Washington. In Fresno, I have added the 1919 biographies of early Fresno residents from the Paul E Vandor book titled "The History of Fresno County" to as many listings as I could. If you have something you would like to have added to a Bio, just drop me a line.

I follow FindaGrave rules and usually transfer close relatives within 30 days. You can complain to the FindaGrave administrators if you want, but you will likely find they too have little patience for impatient people.
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Jack Vasquez
I accidentally bumped the unclaim word on this request and was wondering if you would mind re-entering the request so I can claim it again? Sorry to be so clumsy, maybe I'm having a senior moment? 😊
Added by Nancy/catsaver on Sep 20, 2017 2:28 PM
Williams, Mary
Will you please correct Mary E Williams? This should be Mary E and William T Evans..the Name Evans is at the top of the headstone. Thank you!
Added by PioneerDaughter on Sep 16, 2017 6:20 PM
Austrian Kolache
Asa Atkins Ingleside Adams Co , NE
Thank-you for creating this memorial and linking him through my edit. I have discovered he is Great- Grandpas double cousin. Lynn in OK
Added by Austrian Kolache on Sep 16, 2017 2:23 AM
Dorothy Gruenwald
Memorial # 132297766, by Lori Parker is a later duplicate of your memorial, if you want to do anything about it.
Added by Nancy/catsaver on Sep 09, 2017 3:21 PM
RE: Our Lady of Perpetual Hope-Tao Yue
This section is the grass area behind St Peters maus., & the niches supporting the statue there. "Our Mother" on statue.
Added by Nancy/catsaver on Sep 06, 2017 8:30 PM
Violet Gatavetsky
Hi Lester - Need to tell you that you already had a memorial for, # 89758718, will you delete it since the photo & edit are already on today's memorial?
As you may have noticed I found Our MOTHER of Perpetual Hope section. That was what the name was on her statue, not Our Lady like in the records.
Added by Nancy/catsaver on Sep 06, 2017 7:04 PM
Lori Coats
Memorial# 92162081
Hello, here are some family links for Kathryn Caroline Wenderoth (Frantz) Lee.

Father - Charles F Wenderoth Memorial# 17743458
Mother - Mary Margaret Dugger Memorial# 17743525
Sibling - Nina M Wenderoth Wood Memorial# 17743281
Sibling - William Ernest Wenderoth Memorial# 37911054
Sibling - Fred Gleason Wenderoth Memorial# 37911052
1st Husband - Clarence Frantz Memorial# 87855230
2nd Husband - Curtis Gillmore Lee Memorial# 92162054

"Lena" as known by friends and family is my 2nd great aunt by way of my great grandmother Nina Wenderoth Wood. She had two children from her first marriage, Frederick Charles Frantz died in 1994, and Everett Howard Frantz died in 2002, both died in Fresno, California. I have not found a memorial for them.

Thanks so much for posting on findagrave!
Lori Coats
Added by Lori Coats on Sep 04, 2017 9:03 AM
Our Lady of Perpetual Hope-Tao Yue
Lester, do you know where the Lady of Perpetual Hope section is? I'm assuming it's for cremains, but didn't see anything named that in the various areas/bldgs. for cremains, nor Tao either. I was searching for Tao Yue this A.M., finally left abt. 10 as it got too hot. Thanks for any help!
Added by Nancy/catsaver on Sep 02, 2017 4:29 PM
Edward DeVera
RE: Fresno Memorial Gardens
I was just reading the "Help" page. It states that you can request only 2 items per email and 5 emails per week.
Added by Edward DeVera on Aug 26, 2017 1:06 PM
Edward DeVera
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Hi Lester
FYI I just completed photographing the headstones at Fresno Memorial Gardens. You may want to read my profile page.
I remember you stating that you had many with no headstones. Talking with the grounds crew, it sounds like there are a lot with no headstone. I still think that Find A Grave should have a standard photo stating no headstone as of the date the photo was posted.
Added by Edward DeVera on Aug 24, 2017 4:07 PM
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