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DChester (#46930527)
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Bio Photo I have many pictures of NM cemeteries, as I have been collecting them for years - although they are not organized in any fashion. I find NM cemeteries most fascinating, because many are in remote areas and are all that remain of once thriving communities. I have lived in NM almost all my life, and currently reside in Las Vegas. I include my email in order to accommodate corrections and requests, so please feel free to make them.
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RE: Clays and PJ Martin
Thank you so much! Thank you for being the person to get them on here to begin with!

Have a wonderful day!
Added by Laura on Aug 03, 2015 12:10 PM
LaShelle Fisher
Mrs C Tankerley ID 35250487
Dear D.Chester,
Looking for a death certificate to match Mrs C Tankerley, Find A Grave memorial #35250487, plot: C-9 in the International Odd Fellows Cemetery, Las Vegas, San Miguel County. seems to be a problem. I find nothing. I have an Eva, who was married to Charles Tanksley who changed his name to Tankersley. She died about 1934 in New Mexico (I have been looking for many years), and I wonder if this is her grave. Do you have a record of her death?
Thank you.
Added by LaShelle Fisher on Jul 18, 2015 8:16 PM
Judy Sporleder Davin
thank you for helping me ! My gr grandfather was Charles Henry Sporleder #54006241. Look at his info. He owned the Sporleder Shoe & Boot Co. on 5th and Douglas in or around the Masonic Bldg. I have a great photoof this. Think he was on the school board plus many other things. He was also Grand Master for two years I believe. I know he is buried in plot H-12 You can use my email address to contact me. Judy
Added by Judy Sporleder Davin on Feb 08, 2015 3:04 PM
Judy Sporleder Davin
cemetery map
Wondering if you know where I can get a map of the Masonic Cemetery, Las Vegas, NM. I will be visiting here in a few months to see my relatives graves. I did find the burial location of each person on line. Is this cemetery opened all the time and who 'manages' it?
Thank you.......Judy Sporleder Davin
Added by Judy Sporleder Davin on Feb 06, 2015 3:41 PM
kelly greer
Minnie Bell (Hardy) Adams
I don't mean to be a pest about this but you can see that her father's middle name was, in fact, Brewer, simply by looking at the photo of his headstone here on Find A Grave. His full name was carved onto his headstone and shows his middle name was, in fact, Brewer and not Bell (that was his daughter's middle name). His Find A Grave memorial is # 103395898.
Added by kelly greer on Dec 03, 2014 6:27 AM
kelly greer
Minnie Bell (Hardy) Adams
Thank you for creating the memorial for Minnie Bell (Hardy) Adams. One minor thing I noticed tho was you have her father's middle name listed as "Bell" and his middle name - as I have seen it in several records - was Brewer - not Bell, i.e., Samuel Brewer Hardy rather than Samuel Bell Hardy.
Added by kelly greer on Dec 02, 2014 2:54 PM
Virginia Meadowcroft
Masonic Cemetery
Thank you for posting Nellie and Fred Kammers' headstone photos.
Added by Virginia Meadowcroft on Nov 28, 2014 4:35 PM
RE: Ida Burris
You are certainly welcomed to add that to her memorial. I was just curious--she is not related to me. I was transcribing obits from some old papers and came across that.
Added by Sheryl on Jul 25, 2014 6:19 AM
Ida Burris
I found the following obit for Ida Burris in a Leavenworth, Kansas newpaper:

"Died, at 11:00 on Thursday night, Feb. 13th, Ida, eldest daughter of B. L. and Maggie Burris, aged 9 years and four months. Funeral Saturday, the 15th, at the residence of Judge Latta, Cherokee and Broadway. (Leavenworth Bulletin, Feb. 14, 1868)"

Do you know if her body was removed to New Mexico at that time, or was she reinterred at a later date?
Added by Sheryl on Jul 19, 2014 8:03 AM
Bruce Wertz
I am sorry to hear about the death of your father
Added by Bruce Wertz on Jul 16, 2014 10:42 AM
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