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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 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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Sherlocks Cousin
Thanks for the photo for Infant Pickart! You can definitely read it now. I got my 20 the other day in the soaring heat:)
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Jul 18, 2014 12:43 PM
Fran Bland
RE: Thank you.
I did read your bio! Since city owns this cemetery I just don't think it's right... Oh well!!!
Added by Fran Bland on Jul 16, 2014 6:47 AM
Fran Bland
Thank you.
I am assisting my brother-in-law with his family and appreciate that I can use your photo of his brother's headstone at Fort Bliss... Neil I Wines 1943-2012.

I am having great difficulty with the major cemetery in my town also. They will only give out 2 grave plots at a time or else, I can leave a list and pay $25. Angers me as I "own" lots there and my husband and daughter are both buried there. They seem to think we get paid from "Find-A-Grave"!!!
Added by Fran Bland on Jul 15, 2014 8:22 AM
Linda Claxton
Miner Jones
Thank-you for the photo!
Added by Linda Claxton on Jul 09, 2014 11:42 AM
Fran Sanchez
Salas photos
Thank you for posting the photos of the Salas's. I am requesting a few more today.
Added by Fran Sanchez on Jul 08, 2014 6:48 PM
131332155 F. Pilkington
Charles, thank you for asking, I think they are both equally difficult to read but the top one might be a tad clearer.
Thank you again for adding the photos.
Added by Ryan on Jul 07, 2014 1:55 PM
Amy the Spirit Seeker
Paul Richard Province
Thanks for the photo!
Added by Amy the Spirit Seeker on Jul 05, 2014 4:52 PM
Lisa Birkbeck
Eva LaRae
Mr. Bowman,
Thank you so much for obtaining the photo of the headstone of my great Aunt Eva and her husband Lewis. I truly am very appreciative.

Sincerely, Lisa Birkbeck
Added by Lisa Birkbeck on Jul 04, 2014 10:24 AM
Thank you so very much...
for taking and posting the great photos of Theo & Victoriana's headstones at Ft. Bliss...Best Wishes Always!
Added by ChaseCreekKid on Jun 30, 2014 11:17 PM
Betty Edwards
Col. Maurice Hiers research
I am Col. Hiers great niece, Vera Edwards. I wanted to say thank you so very much for your help and research! I am fascinated at how much information I am now able to learn from your help and findings! Thank you again from my entire family! God Bless you and yours!
Vera Edwards
Added by Betty Edwards on Jun 30, 2014 7:54 PM
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