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David L Nesbitt (#46945053)
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Bio Photo I am southern born and bred. Born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up in Columbus, Georgia. I am an Army brat. I retired in Oct 1998 from the US Army, after 26 years. I lived in Charlotte, North Carolina for a few years but returned to the area of my roots in May 2003, to Phenix City, Alabama.

I have always been interested in history, especially family history. My family lines are Blow, Laird, Driver, Highsaw/Hisaw/Hysaw, Staggs, Johnson, Newman, McNutt, Alvis, Blankenship, Harris, Thrasher, Nesbitt, Elam, Tucker, Nash and on my ex-wife's side Harper, Wache, Schramm, Masseron, Gansberg, Klunder, Appelberg & Loutzenheiser.

I enjoy walking cemeteries, especially old church or community cemeteries, checking the dates on the headstones, trying to imagine what the times were like for them.

Some of my memorials are of my kinfolk, but if I have a memorial that is not directly related or not related to me, I will gladly consider transferring it to a relative.

I am willing to look-up local obituaries and photographing headstones and graves in the local area (within 25 miles). All headstone photos that I post to Find-A-Grave may be used for posting to family trees. All I ask is that you give proper credit for the photo and it is not use for financial gain.

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Jack Merrill
Spence headstone
Thank you so much for the picture.

I am in the process of creating an In Memoriam book for the USS Sea Poacher (SS-406) shipmates that have entered their Eternal Patrol.
Added by Jack Merrill on Oct 09, 2014 6:31 AM
Brett Langston Rowland
eliza files jones
Parents Delilah ( you have Abner as her father) I found an 1850 Census from Mississippi where Abner and Delilah Files are living with a little girl named Sarah D Jones ( I believe this to be Eliza's daughter Sarah Delilah Jones and she is listed as having been born in Alabama.
Added by Brett Langston Rowland on Oct 04, 2014 4:50 PM
Mayberrygal
Myron M Thomas
Thanks so much for posting the photo of my Aunt Myron. She and Uncle AJ were very much a part of my young life. She and my mother were sisters, and were very close up until their deaths. I do appreciate having this piece of history.

Sandy Bell
Added by Mayberrygal on Oct 03, 2014 1:43 PM
Nancy Protzman
SNELL HEADSTONE
Thanks so much for photographing this headstone. I so appreciate the work that you and all the Find-a-Grave volunteers do.

Happy diggin',
Nancy
Added by Nancy Protzman on Oct 03, 2014 1:04 PM
Zandra Pearson
RE: Johnson's in Remlap Cemetery
Mine is from William Henry and Viney to daughter Nancy Ann who married Ruben Dial. Their daughter, Candie Luvinie married Samuel Healings. Their daughter, Ethel Agnes married Clifford Haney - my grandparents.

I do have a couple of questions about Leaty and Bob that I would like to clarify from my records. But will have get those together tonight or Tues.
Added by Zandra Pearson on Sep 21, 2014 8:13 AM
Zandra Pearson
Johnson's in Remlap Cemetery
Hi - I have a feeling we may be related. I descend from James Johnson b. 1812 (sp. Nancy Woods), s/o Robert G & Nancy (Cowden) Johnson. Via their son, William Henry Johnson who m. Viney Yeilding.

Zandra.
Added by Zandra Pearson on Sep 20, 2014 5:12 PM
Dominique Potier
George M Griswold
Thanks David for your picture, unfortunately I can't tell if he was a 101st airborne during the WW2 . If one day you find his obit could you contact me ?

Thanks

Domi
Added by Dominique Potier on Sep 19, 2014 2:12 AM
jeff bailey
Picture of ballard burns gravestone
We want to thank you mr nesbitts for the photo our family greatly appreciates your time and effort in doing such a kind gesture, for some of us will never be able to travel to where he is buried we now can see from afar thank you very much and have a blessed day
Added by jeff bailey on Sep 18, 2014 6:05 AM
Charles Gannon
Bonnie Dow Harmon
Thank you for taking the time to photograph Bonnie Harmon's Military Marker. Your effort is much appreciated.

Charlie Gannon
Added by Charles Gannon on Sep 17, 2014 8:07 PM
Linda Armes Mott
Marshall Mott & Wife Headstone Pics
Thank you so much for your time and effort to go out and take pictures of the two above mentioned photos. I can't tell you how much it is appreciated!

Kindest Regards,
Linda
Added by Linda Armes Mott on Sep 17, 2014 7:59 PM
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