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Charles Bowman (#48056252)
 member for 3 years, 4 months, 6 days
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Bio Photo Please feel free to use my photographs for your own non-profit use.
You may post them in your genealogy records, family trees, and on the Internet.
I take a lot of photos of the headstones at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. Many are dim and are hard to read the inscription. If anyone asks me, I can retake any photo under different lighting conditions and try to make it easier to read.

A few years ago, I transcribed a lot of the Internments at Restlawn Memorial Park:

I recorded over 25,000 burials.
The office claimed years ago that there were over
33,000 Internments there.
When I first started the project, I was allowed full access to the office on Saturday mornings. The manager let me use the Sexton records, plat maps, etc.
When the cemetery was sold, the new manager informed me that I was no longer welcome in the office. I had to do the rest by reading each tombstone.
Since I have 23 relatives Interred at Restlawn, I feel that I should have been allowed to finish the project.
Restlawn will NOT give out a grave location unless the requestor is a direct relative.
For that reason, I will limit my volunteer duties to Fort Bliss National Cemetery.
At Ft. Bliss National Cemetery, a grave location will be appreciated, but not necessary.

Charles Bowman
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Emil Drake's gravestone
Thank-you for the lovely photo of Emil Drake's gravestone. Words cannot express our family's gratitude for your kind deed. The world is in great need of you. You are a true unsung hero. Thank-you for advancing the knowledge to the next generation. Wishing you health and happiness in the years ahead. I am, with deepest respect, a grateful family member. Gratitude.
Added by Heattown on Jun 20, 2016 1:48 PM
Almon Knight
Gosh, thanks for the quick response to my photo request. I think that is the shortest turnaround time I have ever had. Wish everyone were this dedicated and prompt. Thanks again!
Added by snm on Jun 19, 2016 3:52 PM
Gary Ayers
Nell Baird Walker headstone
Thanks for the photo of the headstone of Nell Baird Walker. The photo looks great and adds much to the memorial.

I really appreciate your efforts on my behalf.

Gary W. Ayers
Added by Gary Ayers on May 29, 2016 3:28 PM
Heather Cottrell
Owen and Emily Vowell
Thank you for posting these photos. It is appreciated!

Added by Heather Cottrell on May 23, 2016 7:38 AM
Doug McBroom
Tombstone picture
Many thanks for taking the time to post a picture of Marie MCBROOM BONES' tombstone for me.
Doug McBroom, Aurora CO
Added by Doug McBroom on May 18, 2016 1:27 PM
Frank Pennington
Myron Zerr
Thank you for the headstone picture for Myron memorial. It look great. Good shot.
Added by Frank Pennington on May 17, 2016 6:42 AM
Glenn Johnson #162400495
Thank you so much for the photo you posted for Glenn Johnson. It is much appreciated.
Added by Henry1952 on May 12, 2016 5:34 PM
Allen Monasmith
Alvin Gorby and Curtis Taylor

Thank you again for the photos.

Added by Allen Monasmith on Apr 25, 2016 6:45 PM
herb williams
Hemphill Gravestones
Wow ! Those photos really look Good ! His family will be happy with the end result and I certainly appreciate you for making this happen. Those photos really complete the memorials.
Thanks so much !

Houston, Texas
Added by herb williams on Apr 23, 2016 4:50 PM
Allen Monasmith
Alvin and Mary Gorby

Thank you very much for the excellent photos.

Added by Allen Monasmith on Apr 23, 2016 4:04 PM
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