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JB2K (#47656297)
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Bio Photo My primary area of interest is Blackjack Cemetery in Simpson County (Franklin), Kentucky, as nearly 200 years of direct family ancestry rests, there (and to this day, my surviving family members still maintain a presence in the Franklin-Simpson area).

If anyone needs clarification on the Bunch family burials at Blackjack Cemetery listed on Find A Grave, I can most certainly help, as I normally visit that cemetery in the spring and/or fall. I recently updated the memorials of those Bunch's (and other related family members) buried at Blackjack Cemetery to make your geneology research on our family easier.

Conversely, if you have any additional geneological information which connects to the Bunch family burials at Blackjack or Roark family burials at Shady Grove (both cemeteries are located in Simpson County, Kentucky), I would be more than happy to hear from you.

Additional areas/groups of interest to me are:

- Members of the Bunch/Roark families originally from Simpson County, Kentucky who are buried in various locations in Texas
- Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri (I am currently photographing those headstones surrounding my in-laws' burial site in Section 1J -- while photographing, I will add any missing memorials to Find A Grave)
- Members of the Dundon/Southard families of Springfield (Clark County), Ohio
- In rememberance of deceased members of the Franklin-Simpson High School Class of 1982 (Franklin, KY)

As I now reside in the 622XX zip code, I am available for your gravesite photography needs within a 5-mile radius.

I will also be available for photography of previously unphotographed gravesites at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in nearby St. Louis, Missouri beginning Spring 2014. Please keep in mind that while most VA-maintained gravesites are properly-uploaded/documented on Find A Grave, many of them have never been photographed or visited by voulnteer photographers, as there are over 176,000 interments at JBNC, alone. Also, if your loved one recently passed-away, photography of their new/updated headstone may be delayed by local Find A Grave volunteer photographers, as JBNC normally experiences a 6-week backlog on the installation of headstones for new burials as well as the replacement of removed headstones to add the recently-deceased spouse's information.

Currently, the majority of Find A Grave memorials under my direct management are members of my family, meaning the deceased is related to me in one way or another. Of those memorials under my stewardship who are not related to me (such as the random memorials I am adding from JBNC), the only ones I will transfer to another manager is (in accordance with Find A Grave guidelines) to a direct descendant of the deceased, such as a child or (great) grandchild who expresses interest directly to me in managing that memorial long-term.

I am also working on a special project during 2014 to document/photograph all Bunch burials at JBNC. To date, I have identified all Bunch burials at JBNC, as well as other national cemeteries, and other locations around the country where the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs may have played a role in the burial of the deceased. Of these burials, as far as I know, they are not closely-related to me. If you meet the Find A Grave criteria for transfers, I will gladly transfer those memorials to you.

In the meantime, I sincerely hope you find who you are looking-for.

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Joseph G. Benning Sr
Mark Bunch
Just a quick note to let you know that I will be back to Mark's grave site in 4 weeks to take the picture of his official grave marker. I am at the Georgia National Cemetery at least once a week taking requested pictures and the normal time for receiving the new marker is 4 6 weeks. I will get it to you as quickly as possible.

Added by Joseph G. Benning Sr on Mar 09, 2014 6:17 PM
The Bull
RE: Thanks!
It was my pleasure, Finn's Point if my favorite cemetery.

Have a great day,

Added by The Bull on Jan 17, 2014 2:40 PM
Ron Stewart
J P Bunch - Hampton National Cemetery

Talk about two random events coming together. I have taken about 15,000 photos at Hampton National Cemetery and entered them on Find A Grave. I took the last 400 on 1/15/14 and have been entering them into Find A Grave for the last two days to finish up that cemetery. You created the memorial for J. Bunch today, requested a photo of his tombstone today, and I entered his photo today not even realizing there was a photo request for him.

You have him as J. P. Bunch but his tombstone reads J. F. Bunch. I changed the J. P. to J. F. as Find A Grave has granted me administrator privileges for Hampton National Cemetery since the records, and therefore what was entered into Find A Grave, was a complete train wreck. If he is truly JP and not JF please change it back and accept my apologies.

I normally reduce the large photo to a smaller one for Find A Grave and then dump the larger, detailed tombstone photo. I will hang on to the detailed photo in case you would like a copy. Let me know if you want the larger, original photo.

Glad I could be of assistance.

Ron Stewart
Added by Ron Stewart on Jan 17, 2014 1:57 PM
Silbert Hartis
RE: John Driskell
Sorry I didn't high light the 1 in the date. The 1 is there you just can't see it. I will take another and do it better. It was cold and I was in a hurry
Added by Silbert Hartis on Dec 31, 2013 4:14 PM
William Johnson -
Thank you. MHN
Added by MHN on Oct 06, 2013 4:25 PM
Geron Michael
RE: Southards
No problem. Are you a cousin? Reply by email.
Added by Geron Michael on Aug 24, 2013 10:35 AM
Michael Ring
Amos Scott
Concerning your memorial of Amos Scott in Badgley Cemetery -- have been looking for him for a couple of years and it seems you have found him for me. Was wondering if there is a family connection to you (Amos is my third great grandfather) and was wondering if you had information on the whereabouts of the children borne from the union of Amos & Maranda. Would love to touch base with any family members who might still be alive. Thank you. Mike Ring
Added by Michael Ring on Jul 02, 2013 4:08 PM
Jerome Conrad
Thank you for taking and posting the photo of Jerome Conrad's gravemarker from the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. I live far from there and would not have seen it without your effort. Thank you.

Added by Stotler on May 25, 2013 10:38 AM
RE: Roarks
You're welcome. I knew Mrs. McGinnis, the daughter, and had an aunt who worked at the son-in-law's store.
Added by Armantia on Apr 18, 2013 7:54 PM
DK O'Neill Ward Neff
William Tribble
I have attached the information you provided,
Thank you,
Added by DK O'Neill Ward Neff on Apr 12, 2013 5:46 PM
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