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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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Linda Kasyan
Snyder twins
sorry if I wasn't clear.
Robert and George were both born to the same parents on the same day and show up in follow up census in the same household and the same age.,, which I think makes them twins.

I am sort of working on untangling Snyders this weekend,
you listed children with approx birth and death... I was trying to get Robert with a definite birth and death date and then cross mu fingers that someone going thru Mt Olivet records finds him.
Added by Linda Kasyan on Aug 20, 2016 7:37 PM
Gail Fisher Walker
Oscar Pomeroy #139915695
Mr. Gardner,

According to an email that you Find A Grave sent to me on 8.4.16, your suggestion stated:

His Death Certificate has him as the son of Robert Pomeroy and Maggie (Pherson) Pomeroy and as the husband of Maggie (McPherson) Pomeroy.

Would you be so kind as to check the listing of Mr Pomeroy's mother? I am not currently a member of I can see the death certificate, but I cannot zoom to check her name.

Our records show his mother was Louella (maiden name unknown by us). Death Certificate shows mother and wife with exact same name?

I will wait until you respond before I post your suggestion. Thanks, Mr Gardner!
Added by Gail Fisher Walker on Aug 20, 2016 2:52 PM
Donald Taylor Denton.
Thank You in the transfer of his memorial. His wife and children and grandchildren are grieving in their loss. Donald wil be remembered for his kindness, and love for family. He always was helping someone.

Stay Safe from those SB Calif fires, Syd.

Carolyn & Marvin
Added by C on Aug 19, 2016 12:04 AM
Edna Breeden Sykes
Syd, thank you for the update.
Added by LesaK on Aug 18, 2016 10:19 AM
Donald Taylor Denton. Forest Lawn
Donald Taylor Denton, being a close family friend as his is grieving wife, Frances ( living)
You created two memorials for them.
Donald Taylor Denton, we attended his funeral services
Would you kindly transfer Donald Taylor Denton and Frances to my care. When his daughter settles from her grief, I will advise her of find a grave site. Joy may not know of this site.

Forest Lawn Cemetery in Davidson TN. Thank You.

Added by C on Aug 17, 2016 4:19 PM
Roger Southern
William Hugh Miller
William H. Miller born Shadytown Illinois, March 11, 1885 died age 80 in MT Vernon, Lawrence co. MO Dec 21, 1965...Entered the MO State Hospital in MT Vernon from Wyatt, MO. Had been here 126 days.
He was son of Tilford Huey Miller & Mattie York. He was Div when he entered the Hosp. & had advanced T B...Body was shipped to Charleston, MO for burial in the Oak Grove Cemt...Hosp Staff were informants for his death Cert.No wife's name listed.
God Bless
Roger Southern
Added by Roger Southern on Aug 14, 2016 1:58 AM
Betty Anne Roberts
Sara Nance
I have added additional information to Sara Nance's Memorial. Thanks for providing.

Betty Anne
Added by Betty Anne Roberts on Aug 10, 2016 7:36 AM
Dennis David Rich IV
Caren Ann Anderson

Thanks for creating the memorial for my sister. I would like to ask if you can delete it so that only one memorial is in place so that additional links are not confusing.


Dennis D. Rich IV
Added by Dennis David Rich IV on Aug 08, 2016 10:58 AM
I believe that there is a duplicate of Find A Grave Memorial# 52048429 with Find A Grave Memorial# 143811798 (Charles Elmer Youngblood)

Robert Wilson
Added by Robert on Aug 07, 2016 2:39 PM
don sanford
George Sanford
Memorial updated, Many Thanks !!
Added by don sanford on Jul 30, 2016 2:08 PM
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