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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, looking for family burial sites.

And often while walking those cemeteries I'll see some 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 for 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 all levels of family history researchers.

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 to create shadows in the carved surface.

Anyone who wants to use my photos may do so, without any restriction, so help yourself. They have been posted here for you to use. And if you want a transfer, simply ask for it.
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RE: Capt. James T. Daniel ~ Linwood Cemetery
Very welcome, Rich. Took awhile to find her. It felt good to be out photographing again. Still looking for your Williams characters. ;)
Added by Ames1008 on Nov 07, 2015 11:56 AM
RE: Crewe Cemetery ~ Bagby and all
Thanks Rich ... I'm happy to help & pleased that you like the photos!
Added by whimsy on Nov 05, 2015 8:43 AM
Judy Palm Robertson
Duplicate Cemetery
Thanks for your help in Lynchburg!
Added by Judy Palm Robertson on Nov 01, 2015 7:54 AM
RE: Horace P. Peck, Jr.
Hi Rick, Thank you so much for removing Mr. Peck from the Wilson Cemetery. I really appreciate it. I knew he wasn't there'but wasn't having any luck with Irma. Thanks again and keep up the good work. Backwoodsman
Added by Backwoodsman on Oct 29, 2015 7:26 AM
Chuck Schubert
Sorry for the delay. Last week I was in Allentown, PA. Today I am in Arizona. I return tomorrow and will fix it. I will move picture from #58279619 to number 153471223. I have it on my to do list. I shot over 7,000 pictures this week and will add when I return to California.
Added by Chuck Schubert on Oct 17, 2015 9:24 AM
Ted Myers
Hello Rich, been a long time in not speaking with you, still at my work, of working on unknown burials. Rich I am creating a Facebook page to unknowns, and would like your permission to use one of your photo's you sent me as a back drop picture on the page. Ted.
Added by Ted Myers on Oct 14, 2015 9:58 AM
Beth Bond
Flave Wallace dad.
Flave's father is Richard Henry Wallace.
Added by Beth Bond on Aug 29, 2015 2:28 PM
RE: Clinton Cemetery ~ Stecher
You're very welcome. Sorry I took so long. I sent you the original files so you can see if they are suitable for your purposes. Let me know.
Added by Roibeard on Jul 25, 2015 4:44 PM
John Sloan
Ambrose H Brown - Richmond National Cemetery
Rich, Thank you for posting the photo of the Unknown U S Soldier in Richmond National Cemetery. I have included it and your thoughtful caption on my Ancestry Tree. I'm a retired Marine as well as a Viet Nam era participant. BZ...John
Added by John Sloan on Jul 08, 2015 4:51 AM
Anna Jaech
Samuel Thomas Jones
You made my month!! What a fine memorial for the son of one of the most ignoble "gentlemen" of the rabid element of Missouri during the Civil War. Surely Jeff Jones was proudest of his total destruction of the Northern Missouri RR from Mexico MO to St. Louis in December , '61 as Sterling Price was running for his life. Jones & dozens of farmers tore up rails, destroyed RR stations & water towers, burned bridges & trains. The farmers went to Alton prison. Jones was free to cause far more trouble in Callaway county, a haven for famous guerillas. Sam was raised on an enormous, strategically located farm & knew Bloody Bill, Quantrill, the Youngers etc. I am linking other Jones children. In a few days I hope to have South West Jones & North East Jones linked - Sam's brothers.
Added by Anna Jaech on Jul 06, 2015 2:05 PM
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