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Dean Hirst (#47404528)
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Bio Photo I was born in Riverside, Burlington County New Jersey and spent much of my first ten years there. My father died in WWII having never seen me. My step-father was in the Navy so we spent a lot of time traveling around. I graduated from high school at the Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, joined the Navy in 1961, came out to California in 1963 and have been here ever since. I have been married twice, have three children and eleven grandchildren. My second wife Sandy and I have known each other since we were five years old and have been married since 2006. I have been doing my family genealogy since 2010 and a member of Find A Grave for three+ years now.

If you see a picture of a gravestone I have taken and want to use it, by all means copy it and use as needed. If you see a family members memorial that I have created and you would like to manage it, just ask.
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Lorene
Caverhill/Moore/Black
Hi Dean,
The stone marking the Caverhill graves is Caverhill only on one side, the other side is Moore/Black. I thought you should know.
Did you receive the obituaries I sent?
Lorene
Added by Lorene on Sep 29, 2014 10:18 AM
Max M. Haiflich, Jr.
RE: Marvin Sprayberry
I can only go by the information I have and that is not specific enough to know for sure. I'll keep digging, but I don't expect anything anytime soon. I'm working my way through Find A Grave and WikiTree, coordinating that with familysearch and what I already have, and learning the secrets of a new Genealogy Program, right now.

I've been using PAF5 for years and years, but just ran up against it's capacity limits.
Added by Max M. Haiflich, Jr. on Sep 27, 2014 5:50 PM
Max M. Haiflich, Jr.
RE: Marvin Sprayberry
What I have is probably the same thing you have;

These are definitely Sr.:

Birth:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VLNW-HRT

1930 U.S. Federal Census
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XCFH-GVX

1940 U.S. Federal Census
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K9Q1-72C

U.S. Social Security Death Index
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V9TW-8M4

Marriage: Patricia L Leavelle 23 Oct 1971
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V6NP-KPH

Marriage: Patricia L Christian 23 Oct 1971
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V6GL-ZTD

Divorce: Patricia L Christian Apr 1976
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPBL-4ST

U.S. Public Records, 1970-2009
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KBJ2-HC1

This one is definitely Jr.

Marriage: Lynn Michelle Harlow 18 Aug 1990
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VVWC-N3J

These are not definite as to which is which.

Divorce: Dorothy A Newton Aug 1970
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPBL-4S2

Divorce: Sharon L Rountree May 1971
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPBL-4SH

Divorce: Sharon L Rountree May 1974
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPBL-4SG

Divorce: Barbara F Keenon Sep 1975
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPBL-4S5

Added by Max M. Haiflich, Jr. on Sep 21, 2014 3:02 PM
Victor Oglesby
RE: Helen Oglesby
I scan Find A Grave pretty much every day for new entries with the Oglesby surname, then try to "flesh out" the facts (for instance, in many cases involving females the maiden name is not readily ascertainable from the headstone/cemetery entry, so I research the additional info). No need to transfer Helen to me, but you might consider transferring to Alvin Oglesby, who maintains many of the Oglesbys at Find A Grave.
Added by Victor Oglesby on Sep 01, 2014 11:53 AM
Jerrie Weller Crow
RE: amos weller
Dean: Thank you for your e-mail and thank you for your help! As you can tell I'm new to the Find A Grave family; still have a lot to learn. I would be proud to take William Wallace and Irena Holly, was just recently able to visit their graves and their home in the Kern Co. Museum. The Old Union Cemetery where they are buried is beautiful and a real history lesson as well. Thank you again, Jerrie
Added by Jerrie Weller Crow on Aug 31, 2014 4:24 PM
John Bracchi
RE: Helen and nellie Yancey
What form of confirmation is required/needed/desired?
Let me know and I'll see what I can find. Or not.
John
Added by John Bracchi on Aug 01, 2014 5:05 PM
Zuzu*s Petals
RE: Potters Field
Yes, I have done them and some others sporadically throughout Potter's Field. I had been working on it until my Mother's Alzheimer's got so bad that she couldn't be left alone. Since her death I have moved back home to Utah and am glad to see there is still work being done on it.

Cheers - Kathie
Added by Zuzu*s Petals on Jul 30, 2014 7:34 PM
John Bracchi
RE: Helen and nellie Yancey
Good hunting on my Yancey "cousins".
Thanks,
John
Added by John Bracchi on Jul 23, 2014 3:54 PM
Oakblossom
RE: Donville
Hi Dean, Maybe a called to the Cemetery to be sure. I know sometimes computer cliches happen. Thanks for replying.
Added by Oakblossom on Jul 21, 2014 7:42 PM
Michelle Donati
Wetherell - Calvary in Newmarket?
Hi Dean. I'm looking at your request for a photo of the Wetherell grave in Newmarket. I live in nearby Newfields, NH. You list the cemetery as "new market" and I wonder if you might mean the Calvary Cemetery in Newmarket. Do you happen to know if she was likely Catholic? If so, Cavary wod be a good place to check. If you learn that she was buried at Calvary in Newmarket, I can take a photo for you.
Added by Michelle Donati on Jul 01, 2014 2:38 PM
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