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Charles Bowman (#48056252)
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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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Carolyn Lane Lewis
John Marvin Clements
Thank you for the great photo of John Marvin Clements' headstone. Your time and effort to take the photo are much appreciated!!
Added by Carolyn Lane Lewis on Mar 26, 2015 4:17 PM
PFC Leonard
Hi Charles,
Thank you for the photo of his gravestone marker.
Added by Tony on Mar 18, 2015 8:37 PM
Judy Holland Tomme
J. Vincent Falisi
Thank you so much for the photo of J. Vincent's headstone!!!
Added by Judy Holland Tomme on Mar 18, 2015 7:26 PM
Judy Holland Tomme
Laurita Tunnah Falisi
Thank you very much for the photo of Laurita's headstone!!!
Added by Judy Holland Tomme on Mar 18, 2015 7:25 PM
Judy Holland Tomme
Laurita Tunnah Falisi
Thank you very much for the photo of Laurita's headstone!!!
Added by Judy Holland Tomme on Mar 18, 2015 7:25 PM
Mike Murray
John Anthony Murray

Dear Charles,
Thank you for this photo of my greatgranduncle. I found him as I researched my family, and it turns out he had no living direct family and I think no one else was aware of him. This puts "a face" so to speak on him. Thank you again.

Mike Murray
Added by Mike Murray on Mar 18, 2015 3:40 PM
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 107028597
Thanks for your reply. I'm hoping that the group who is managing the Restlawn memorials can pull it together. The whole cemetery is a daunting task. I photographed and created memorials for everyone around my grandparents at Evergreen in hopes that their family will contact me and ask for a transfer. I certainly don't want to manage any memorials other than my family.
In this case, I am looking for Maria Teresa Munoz Aranda's husband Crispiriano Aranda. I was hoping they might be next to each other. He doesn't show up on your spreadsheet.
Added by Nabourly on Mar 16, 2015 10:54 PM
PFC Rivera
Hi Charles,
Thank you very much for the photo of his gravestone.
Very much appreciated.
Added by Tony on Mar 05, 2015 5:37 PM
Find A Grave Memorial# 107028597
Looking for more information on Maria Teresa Aranda. I'm hoping she was the wife of Cripiriano Aranda. Can you check your records, please?

Added by Nabourly on Feb 28, 2015 7:17 PM
Diana Moore- Medina
RE: Mark Gibson
No sir, I just needed to correct the memorial numbers I sent you.
I did request a photo of the grave, but I wasn't directing it to you, I just requested in general.
I apologize for the misunderstanding.

Thanks, Diana
Added by Diana Moore- Medina on Feb 17, 2015 9:09 AM
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