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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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+ 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.'"

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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.

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janice oliver
Isaiah & Nora White
Hi I am in hopes that you would transfer these two gravesights to me. They are my great grandparents and I own most of their pictures and I also visit their graves along with my mother, Elsie, about twice per year to place flowers. They are buried in Mt Olivet Cemetery (Not Woodlawn).
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Thanks Janice Oliver
Added by janice oliver on Feb 23, 2017 9:29 PM
Tim Heath
Memorial Transfer
Mr. Gardner; would you be so kind and transfer to me the memorial of Isabelle Jane (Heath) Thomas, # 147314781. She is a 1st cousin of my great-grandpa, John R. Heath. Thank you very much. Tim Heath # 47409263
Added by Tim Heath on Feb 23, 2017 6:13 PM
M H Smith
William Campbell cemetery
Thank you for documenting this cemetery.
One question: where did William Campbell's middle name come from? I am a descendant and have never before seen Anderson as his middle name. His son, born 1832, was named William Anderson Campbell.
Added by M H Smith on Feb 23, 2017 9:44 AM
Diana B
D. Corbitt
Thank you for bring this to my attention. This cemetery was transferred to me and I have not been able to research all of its memorials. I will research the death year and the children.
Added by Diana B on Feb 23, 2017 9:37 AM
Tim Heath
Correction
My F.A.G. # 47409263 Sorry, Tim
Added by Tim Heath on Feb 21, 2017 2:42 PM
Tim Heath
Heath/Thomas Family
Mr. Gardner; please contact me about your posting for F.A.G. # 147314781. Are you related? Thanks Tim Heath. F.A.G. 3 47409263
Added by Tim Heath on Feb 21, 2017 2:37 PM
ROBERT BAKER
William Campbell
You have corrected the GPS on the memorial, but when you click on the cemetery and then go to the map, it is still a positive coordinate.

By the way, my cousin is worried about the middle name, Anderson. Where did you get that?

Thanks, Bob Baker
Added by ROBERT BAKER on Feb 20, 2017 4:14 PM
D.J.
Durham
thanks so much I'm in Georgia and when I visit I add a few here and there they really do not allow photos which is not proper, as long as they do not know
Added by D.J. on Feb 20, 2017 2:51 PM
Mildred Fletcher
Gene Baggett/ Loneoak Cemetery,Cunningham, Montgomery County, TN
Gene Baggett was married to Dorothy Thompson.
Added by Mildred Fletcher on Feb 19, 2017 11:17 AM
Mildred Fletcher
Gladys Mae Elrod Gordon
In your obit on Gladys, you only put her mother's name. She was also the daughter of Hershel Edward Elrod ( 21 Feb 1912-12 Dec 1964) Ina Pauline's dates are 6 Mar 1913-29 Dec 1950. This is from Marion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Marion, Montgomery County, TN. THANKS
Added by Mildred Fletcher on Feb 19, 2017 11:03 AM
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