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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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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).
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
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
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
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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