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Ray Gurganus (#47340841)
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I live in DC and can do photo requests for the metro DC area, provided the cemetery is easily accessible.

Photos I have posted here may be stored offline for personal use, but should not be posted elsewhere online without permission, and may not be posted to Ancestry or any other service requiring payment.

I'm also the coordinator of the DC GenWeb website.

and an obituary database

and Virginia Trails to the Past

and a website for collaboration of our family trees.

Drop by for a visit!

Most of the photos I posted here will have more related details on that person's page at the website below. More details are welcome.
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Brian S
RE: Cassius
Awesome...I will delete my duplicate.

Have a great day
Added by Brian S on Nov 16, 2014 7:43 AM
Tom Coram
Photo of Headstone of Mary Coram
Thanks so very much for the beautiful photo of the headstone of my great-grandmother, Mary Coram! I will be forever grateful to you for responding to my request for help! Tom Coram, Talladega, Alabama
Added by Tom Coram on Nov 14, 2014 9:06 AM
Photo of James W. Graham & Sara headstone
Thank you Ray Gurganus, for the perfect photo of my 3rd great grandfather & grandmother's headstone you took for me. It provided very important information regarding my ancestry and I appreciate it so much. You're wonderful!!
Added by Anonymous on Nov 14, 2014 7:14 AM
Casper Bagrowski
Thank you so much for adding the two pictures to Casper Bagrowski's Memorial site. He is my 1st cousin 1X removed. I never knew him but did grow up with his two boys. I do have one question about his death date. Find a Grave - 4/17/1946. On Ancestery the information has his missing in action as 2/16/1945 and his release date as 2/17/1946. I'm afraid I do not know how one determines an official death date or the death date to use for Find a Grave and for our Family Tree. Would you know how this is determined? If it is 2/17/1946 could you correct this? According to family information his birth date is May 27, 1916. Would you be able to add that to his site?
My uncle is also at the cemetery in Section J, Lt.Paul A Zink. From the pictures of the cemetery it looks beautiful. Nice to have pictures for the family.
Thank you so much for your help.
Added by Darjo on Oct 29, 2014 9:56 PM
Fowe family at Christ Church
Thanks for your help and for putting up the memorials :)
Added by RainbowLady777 on Oct 14, 2014 4:05 PM
Glenn Wallace
Thank you so much, Ray, for photographing the Garfield monument. I hope it wasn't too difficult to find!
Added by Glenn Wallace on Oct 04, 2014 9:46 AM
Sandra Lennox
John S. Paine
Per your edit on memorial #92102445.
The edit states that John S. Paine
should read son of Stephen Paine and
Hannah Samson.
I did find in the vital records a marriage
of Stephen Paine to Hannah Samson in 1787.
The death register of John S. Paine says
the names of his parents are Stephen Paine
and Hannah Sherman.
This memorial was transferred to me, and will
require that I do further research. I have
checked 3 "Paine" genealogy books, but they
did not have the information that I need.
Added by Sandra Lennox on Sep 23, 2014 6:19 PM
RE: Cazenove Gardner Lee
Sorry, I have no idea why. I just happened to notice it when I was viewing the family.
Added by mlf on Sep 23, 2014 7:22 AM
Loren Bender
Don Fullmer
Thanks for the wonderful photos that you took for Don Fullmer , a hero from World war II. Have a great day Loren
Added by Loren Bender on Sep 19, 2014 10:02 AM
John Hynes
John Fitzsimmons
Dear Ray,

Thank you very much for your sincere efforts to photograph my Uncle John's name on the Wall of Remembrance in Manila. It means so much to me. I will pass them along to my siblings.


John Hynes
Added by John Hynes on Sep 13, 2014 8:29 AM
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