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Rich Dohm (#47091329)
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Bio Photo I live in the Carytown section of Richmond, Virginia, USA, one time capital of the Confederate States of America. I grave the area of New Jersey to Georgia, mainly looking for family burials.

My main interest in Find-A-Grave is that I want all of my kin represented, monument photography and portraits where available, and properly linked to their own. A large part of the graves I've posted are my own kin. And sure, sometimes in these cemeteries I'll see neglected or damaged or sinking markers, so I tidy them up, take a picture and post it, feeling like I might be their last best chance to be remembered to some future researcher. We all have the same goal, we're working for posterity, and I think this data base has become a number-one stop for researchers, and all because we collectively archive.

I'm a U.S. Navy veteran, Vietnam era, duty aboard the USS Canopus AS-34. I raised a family, but lost my wife. I made a career in newspaper production, am now retired, and enjoy volunteer gravestone photography. The best way I've found to get a readable gravestone photo is to redirect sunlight.

Anyone who wants to use my photos may do so, without restrictions. It's all for posterity. They have been posted here for you to use. If you want a transfer, simply ask for it.

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RE: James C. Winn 1905-1928

That's a first for me also. Maybe they moved him, but why leave the stone. More likely they put a stone for him with the rest of the family so they could "be together". At any rate, they are different cemeteries and different stones. I will put a note on mine and we can leave it to others to decide.

Hope all is well.

Added by RTerry on Jul 28, 2014 7:09 AM
bob grimes
Richard Overton
Thank you so much for locating the gravestone and posting the photo and information. It's so much fun to meet friends and relatives (some of which you may have grown up so close to and never knew were kin). It is especially appreciated for the long trip and number of ticks you incurred all for the sake of prosperity.
Thanks so much!
Brenda Rae Overton Grimes
(sister of Margaret Overton)
Added by bob grimes on Jul 26, 2014 6:38 PM
J.L. Bidwell
RE: Toliver Hanks ~ Cool Spring Cemetery
Dear Rich,
Thanks so much for the great Hanks grave pictures! With your permission, I'd like to include them in a Companion Disk for my cousin's book, "Abraham Lincoln's Hanks Family Genealogy", by Vicky Reany Paulson. I'll give you full credit for the photos.

Jon Bidwell
Added by J.L. Bidwell on Jul 22, 2014 7:12 AM
Maryann Randolph Fikes
Agnes Morton
Thanks for inquiring about the grave for Agnes Morton. I appreciate you taking the time to do this & for getting back to me regarding this.

Added by Maryann Randolph Fikes on Jul 21, 2014 5:28 PM
Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johnson
RE: Richard John Overton
You're too good Rich!
Added by Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johns... on Jul 18, 2014 6:44 PM
Pvt George F. Bennett
Thank you for the memorial stone photo. All best wishes.
Added by Sabina on Jul 18, 2014 5:27 PM
Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johnson
Richard John Overton
Oh Rich! You made me cry---in a good way!! I knew from a 2nd cousin that his grave was on private property in a very rural area, and that her cousin who lives nearby maintains it. I was intending to get out there one day, but the description she gave of the property was not very encouraging!

Added by Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johns... on Jul 18, 2014 1:29 PM
dennis miller
Elijah Pence
Rick, Thanks so much for uploading a photo of the unknown soldier section for my cousin Elijah Pence's memorial. that is probably right where he is. sad that he doesnt have a name stone but good that his service isnt forgotten. my best always-dennis from toledo
Added by dennis miller on Jul 16, 2014 5:30 PM
Terry Goodwin
Norman L. Moon, Mt. View/Lower
Just realized my mistake on Norman L Moon (2nd). Before week's end, I will get a correct shot and replace the shot of his parents' monument. I note that on the memorial you make a distinction between Lower and Mountain View; part of the easy confusion is that these interchangeable names are the same cemetery located in North Canaan, CT. The Lower you reference a few miles south is, in fact, Lower City (the neighborhood after which the cemetery was named) located in Canaan (alternatively South Canaan). I've lived here my entire life and still get confused when it comes to the Canaan area.
Added by Terry Goodwin on Jul 14, 2014 2:04 PM
RE: Brauss ~ Woodland Cemetery
I have a few elusive relatives that I cannot find.. so I have been reading the OBIT's and posting. I really enjoy going to cemeteries and photographing but I cannot at this time as I have my 97 yr old father with me .... so I am back to reading OBIT's on the sofa. Any other names I can look for as I read?
Added by Cindy on Jul 14, 2014 12:06 PM
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