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J.R. Richardson (#47748796)
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Bio Photo Howdy neighbors, my name is "J.R." Richardson. In my younger years I was always too busy having fun and working to pay attention to, or ask questions about my ancestors. Now in my older years, after it's too late to ask those questions, I find myself desperately wanting to know more about my past ancestry. And also to pass on this information to my Kids,GrandKids and Great GrandKids,so they will not have to wonder who their ancestors were,how they lived and where they came from .

I live in the "Entertainment Capitol" : LAS VEGAS,Nevada. I enjoy Genealogy which is what led me to this site. Actually,one day while doing some research on my Uncle Marvin (My Father's Oldest Brother)on an ancestry site,there was his name,as a link,at the bottom of the page,so I clicked on it,it went to Google and his name was there as one of the listings that said,"Find A" with it,so I clicked on it and the rest is history. I think this is a great place to honor and remember our loved ones. And to share geneaology information.


Genealogy is my Past time
I shall not stray
It maketh me to lie down
And examine half-buried tombstones
It leadeth me into still courthouses
It restoreth my Ancestral Knowledge
It leadeth me into the Paths of Census Records
And ships Passenger lists for my names sake
Yes, though I wade through the Shadows of Research Libraries
and Microfilm Readers
I shall fear no Discouragement
For a Strong urge is with me
The curiosity and Motivation
They comfort me
It demandeth preparation of Storage Space
For the Acquisition of Countless Documents
It annointeth my Head with burning Midnight Oil
My family Group sheet runneth over
Surely birth, marriage and death dates
Shall follow me all the Days of my Life
And I shall dwell in the House of a
Family History Seeker Forever.
By: Unknown

Dympna Beckett Joyce (#47069730)
F.A.G. Contributor in Ireland

"Death puts Life into perspective." ~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Note: RALPH WALDO EMERSON is one of My Distant Relatives


I wish to express my gratitude to all those very kind and genealogy conscious people who add the links and make the changes I have suggested.

Maiden names for the women is especially important and will aid all future researchers. Family names for the women often get lost when they marry. Listing 1st and 2nd husbands also is very important.

My goal is to link all family members together: parents, spouses and children. This will enable any and all researchers to find family members and complete their research for all generations. Future generations will then be able to connect with their past.


Due to many conflicts of interest from family members, we will no longer accept information from a F.A.G. VISITOR.


"So much of what is great has sprung from the closeness of Our FamilyTies."
----- Sir Thomas M. Barrie (1860-1937), playwright and novelist


FYI - I do have headstone photos for most of my listings. I am behind in adding them to the memorials. If I do not have a photo posted yet or a correction needs to be made, please go to the Memorial page and Click on the Edit Button at the top of the page and then click on the Suggest A Correction leave me a message. Thanks,J R


A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum. I stopped at a cemetery and my life has never been the same. Someone, long ago, predicted my fascination about burial plots. It seems on the day I was born, my parents looked gravely at me. The doctor picked me up by the heels and slapped my mother and made her cry. Life started out not quite right! Thus I went to cemeteries and became a grave whisperer.


I volunteer for Find A Grave to honor our past and to breathe life into the memories of our ancestors. I volunteer to ensure that your relatives and mine are not forgotten.


Transfer requests must follow Find A Grave guidelines. Be specific on your relationship. I will make corrections, additions, & family links when asked. Use the Edit tab, then the Suggest A Correction (SAC) option & include your email address.
I submit obituaries (without living relatives as per "Find A Grave Guidelines",unless given special permission to do so,by person who wrote obituary)to this site as a hobby and enjoy reading the many obituaries. I do not intentionally duplicate anyones entry, so if that does happen, please let me know and I will delete it, only if theirs has a lower memorial # than mine. If I have added any, and someone wants me to transfer to them, I will be more than happy to do so (as per Find A Grave Guidelines),as long as that person is not related to me. It's not about who has the most entries(Memorials).

I do respect all contributors of FAG and expect the same from them.

Use of my photos for non-profit purposes only. is NOT non-profit!!



( A phrase borrowed from a Find A Grave Friend
Contributor:AllisonMac )


If I have created a Memorial Page and you know of info on it that needs to be corrected please use the "Edit" button and the Suggest A Correction link to supply the info to me. Please,I have a full time job so bear with me I will take care of the needed corrections ASAP. Thank You.

In everyone there is the urge to discover the events of their family's history. The really fortunate ones get their wish.

"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count; it's the Life in your years." ~~~Abraham Lincoln



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Cindy Farrar
Thank you for your time and effort for photographing the Farrar headstone.
Added by Karen on Oct 16, 2015 1:57 PM
Mike Sullivan
Virginia N. Elwood
Thanks J.R., for adding "Ginny's" grave site photo. She was the mother of a childhood friend, John E. Elwood Jr., who died in 1963. His father, John Sr., retired from the Air Force in Vegas. He died in 2010. I have not located his burial site.

Added by Mike Sullivan on Sep 07, 2015 9:15 AM
RE: Wolf Photo Request Photos
I am so sorry for the delay ! Apparently I miss read the cable bill and they cut off the internet on me... I am going to delete them right now. again I am sorry for the delay !
Added by LEACH, PATRICK J on Aug 25, 2015 3:45 PM
Suzi Scott
Leo & Evelyn Wolf Photo's
Hello J R Richardson,

Thank You, Thank You, for the photo's of the Wolf's memorial. You are the best. I am so Happy to see their Memorial photo, and know that they Are together again. Bless you, and for All your volunteer Spirit.

Suzi Scott
Added by Suzi Scott on Aug 22, 2015 6:11 PM
photo request
Mr. Richardson, I noticed a photo request at the cemetery I was going to be at. I know you are very busy so I did take the pictures. I don't know what etiquette is for photo volunteers, so if you want I could remove them, so you can load your photos. Just was trying to help
Added by LEACH, PATRICK J on Aug 15, 2015 4:14 PM
Jayne Augusta Jenkins Clark
Alexander C Norton
AC and Joseph Stebbins Norton (my ggf)were brothers. Their photos (family resemblance)is remarkable. So pleased to hear AC's story and to meet yet another fine Norton and his descendants.

Jayne Augusta Jenkins Clark
Added by Jayne Augusta Jenkins Cla... on Aug 10, 2015 4:22 PM
Brendon Thomas Wright
Thank you so much for visiting my little Chucklebunny and for the sweet message you left him for his birthday. l know he will be smiling down on you.

God bless
Added by Legsie11 on Aug 01, 2015 11:38 AM
Scherrie Adams-Ambré
Aaron White
Thank you for adding the pictures
Added by Scherrie Adams-Ambré on Jul 22, 2015 3:35 PM
Connie Money
Melvin Baggs
Thank you so much.
Added by Connie Money on Jun 29, 2015 2:23 PM
Russell Alan Babcock
Many thanks finding and taking the memorial wall photos for Lois & Lawrence and placing them on to their respective Find A Grave memorials.
Added by Russell Alan Babcock on Jun 21, 2015 8:15 PM
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