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Vincent Astor (#46857808)
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Bio Photo I am a native of Memphis, Tennessee, an Elmwood Cemetery interpreter and a historic property docent. Local gay historian and writer. Have memorials for the Astor, Garavelli and Hill families related to me and some interesting personages I know about.
I will be posting more photos so my family members will become real people again and not just some leftovers under the grass.
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RE: Francis Abbott
You could always contact the other person and ask what they'd like to do. Perhaps you can come to an agreement on sharing info and who needs to delete their memorial? It's worth a try.
Added by scotdeerie on Oct 20, 2015 11:24 AM
Charlotte Mullen
Edwin A Forrester Sr
Thank- You very much for this info & pix
My dad was Edwin A Forrester Jr son of EAF Sr
Ed Jr passed in NJ - where I also live
Distance has not allowed me to visit Memphis for many years
It is comforting to be able to visit this pix of both my Grandaddys & Grandmoms headstone
You have done a great service to many kin & I applaud you for this kindness!
Added by Charlotte Mullen on Oct 08, 2015 1:27 PM
Mary Dowdy
RE:Jams Lafayette Dowdy
I have a daughter for you to add to his Find A Grave Memorial.
It is #138103278

Thank you.

Mary Dowdy
Added by Mary Dowdy on Mar 19, 2015 12:52 PM
Dakota S. Brister
Tagging Others in Bio's
I have noticed you tag the deceased family members in their Bio's and I am trying to figure out how that is done.
Added by Dakota S. Brister on Mar 17, 2015 6:46 PM
Tim Day
Hi Vincent. I noticed that you had posted some photos of Margaret Jamison Hinds on this site. I am almost sure that I was related to her husband, Milbourn Hinds. I know I was if his mother was Alice Gartrell Hinds, who definitely had a son who used that variation of the spelling of the name. I cannot seem to find an obit for Margaret or Milbourn. Seems like Milbourn also had a brother. If you know anything about this family please let me know at Thanks
Added by Tim Day on Jan 25, 2015 6:20 AM
Paul Bowden
Rose Elizabeth Astor
I'm writing to find out more information about my great grandmother, Rose Elizabeth Astor, her parents, their parents, etc. I am the grandson of her son, Milton Paul Holland, Jr and my name is Paul Bowden. My mother is a Holland.
Please let me know when we can speak. Thanks, Paul Bowden or
Added by Paul Bowden on Jan 19, 2015 9:11 PM
Zanone edit request
Hi Vincent,
Requested an edit on a friend's grandparents' memorial. You can continue to manage their memorial. Thanks for taking the time to add them to the database. Peace be with you. Sarah
Added by SarahATX on Jan 18, 2015 8:10 AM
Sharon Tastet Holdren
Kate E. Magevney Hamilton
Hi: Because you had a picture posted I though maybe you could answer if she had a sister or was she herself married to my great-great-uncle who is also buried with the Magevneys...John William Dawson 1837-1872.
Added by Sharon Tastet Holdren on Dec 18, 2014 9:29 AM
RE: Melrose Cem. Whiteville, TN
Thanks, I could not get their map to work, glad you did.

I sent a message asking them to add the location as at the corner of Melrose and Maple Street in Whiteville, TN.

Warmest regards,
Added by Southerngal on Nov 02, 2014 10:24 AM
Melrose Cem. Whiteville, TN
Thanks for posting the photo of Melrose Cem. in Whiteville. I have had no luck in finding Melrose on any map, google or google earth. Will you please give me the directions. My Childers family are buried there and I need information from the headstones for their dates of death.

M. Daniels
Added by Southerngal on Nov 02, 2014 12:09 AM
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