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Darrell Landrum (#47662604)
 member for 4 years, 7 months, 2 days
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Bio Photo My main interest is in the Confederate Section of Old City Cemetery here in Lynchburg. With there being more than 2,200 soldiers resting there from all of the states of the Confederacy, the labor of love will continue for quite some time. So many of these men left home to never be heard from again. I am often times humbled walking around in this section. The staggering number of young and old men whose families have no idea where they are. I get the greatest feeling of elation when a current family member finds one of these men and the circle is closed when they are back with family. I owe the greatest debt of gratitude for member LJH who has helped me numerous times in correctly identifying the men.

*Please do not post death certificates on any of my memorials.*

If you are a family member to anyone of the memorials I have posted, I will not hesitate transferring the memorial over to your care. That is why I do this. All I ask is that you please use some tact when requesting a transfer or making a suggestion for an edit.

If you have a better quality photo of any grave marker than the ones I have posted on my memorials, please post it. If not, please don't post it. Thank you. I put a lot of effort into taking good quality photos. These last couple of years have been a learning experience, but I think I have got the hang of it, finally. I hope you don't mind my posting a photo to your memorial, even though you may already have one or more up. ***If you do not want my photo on your memorial, please let me know and I will remove it***. It is so very important to me to take a good quality photo as I want to make sure the info I put on a memorial is correct on the chance that a family member will find the information and be able to use it. I always spend a little extra time wiping off grass clippings or bird poop, but that is all. Sunny days are best for a good photo, morning shadows really make a stone pop. Photoshop is your friend as well :)

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Agnes Lockridge
Thank your for the message on the photo.

Added by Kent on Jun 11, 2016 6:53 PM
Diane Gilliam Corhn
RE: Cornelius and Emma Jane Gilliam
Thank you so much.
Added by Diane Gilliam Corhn on Jun 09, 2016 4:29 PM
Barbara Anne (Brownell) Potter
Old City Cemetery
Thank you for all the info for the photo requests. It is all recorded.
Added by Barbara Anne (Brownell) P... on May 29, 2016 12:10 AM
Barbara Anne (Brownell) Potter
RE: Joseph and Mary Garrison
Thank you. I have deleted them.
Added by Barbara Anne (Brownell) P... on May 28, 2016 11:21 AM
Tina Akans Baker
RE: James Akans
You must really love this to offer to do it on your time off! I would be so grateful. I am near Greenwood and Lynnhurst cemeteries here in Knoxville, TN. If you need anything from either I would be glad to do it for you. We have been trying for years to find out something about James Akans. All we know is he was born in 1817 and was born in Dublin, Ireland. Back then Akans could have been spelled Akins. You know how they changed the spelling back then.
Thanks again, Tina
Added by Tina Akans Baker on May 25, 2016 7:55 AM
Tina Akans Baker
RE: James Akans
Do you ever go to Lynchburg Baptist Cemetery? That is where I have him now or someone does. I don't remember doing that. I guess I could call them and see if he is listed there.
Thanks, Tina
Added by Tina Akans Baker on May 24, 2016 2:46 PM
Tina Akans Baker
RE: James Akans
I appreciate the info. James was born in 1817 so it would have to be in a cemetery that has been around awhile. Thanks again, Tina
Added by Tina Akans Baker on May 20, 2016 2:03 PM
Tina Akans Baker
RE: James Akans
Thanks for the info. I know he lived in Lynchburg, VA. I was guessing on the cemetery. He was my dad's G Grandfather. We've been trying for years to find out some more history on him. Do you know the name of any other cemeteries in Lynchburg? Thanks, Tina Akans Baker
Added by Tina Akans Baker on May 19, 2016 12:08 PM
Hi Darrell, Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed meeting you last week. I have been recovering from my fall, looks like I only bruised some ribs, not broken. We are going over to Mr. Perdue's today and give him the rose bush, I will definitely come back next year for the rose event, really liked the idea. Keep up the good work you are doing..
Added by AnnMarie on May 15, 2016 11:40 AM
RE: Sparkman-Landrum-Jones families
Darrell thanks for getting back with me. Could you email me a little abt yourself and your parents/grandparnets and maybe I can link you into this tree? I find most of the Landrums do connect. My email is
Added by sanford on May 13, 2016 6:38 AM
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