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Wayne Seibert (#46565112)
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Bio Photo I was born in Jersey City, NJ and lived there for the first seventeen years of my life. The only grave I ever visited was my grandfather; he died in 1960. I didn't know that, within view of his grave, just accross the street, was the unmarked grave of my older brother. The Viet Nam War, and my part as a medic from age 17, put me in contact with many more graves and the people who would visit them.
I am now a retired Police Officer living in Fairborn, Ohio. I have been an Evidence Tech (now called CSI), Forensic Photographer and Death Investigator during my career and I suppose I'm still doing those things now - as a hobby.
Darlene and I had to put Cherry Grove Cemetery in Xenia, OH on 'standby' and are working in Rockafield Cemetery on the campus of Wright State University. This old pioneer cemetery has been expanded to include donors to their Anatomical Gift Program and the records that I've been given go back to 1970. It will be a busy winter for us but we are not even half-way done with photographing the memorial bricks that line the walkway through the cemetery.
We are still working on finding the graves of soldiers in the USCT and the 54th and 55th Massachusetts Infantry who are buried in Greene Co., OH but this is mostly book-work now.
Any 'grave photographs' I have taken are public domain; copy them and use them as you please.
*TRANSFERS: Most of the memorials that I have posted are not related to me, they are projects that I have taken-on. I believe that ANY relative should be able to take over management of these graves. Just ask me.
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Brenda Caudill Middleton
Nolia J. Hamilton


Thank you for the transfer.

Brenda
Added by Brenda Caudill Middleton on May 07, 2015 11:44 AM
paulettep1952
Harley Owen McKnight. Memorial # 106505474
Hello
Thank you for adding my grandfathers memorial page.
Will you please add his obit page from xenia news to his page
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Newspaper obituary dated 10/9/1965 (Xenia Daily Gazette, Xenia, OH)

YELLOW SPRINGS -- Harley O. McKnight, 60, of 685 Wright St., died at 2:20pm, Friday, in City Hospital, Springfield, where he had been a patient for two weeks.

Mr. McKnight had been employed for many years at Ohio Steel Foundry, Springfield, but ill health forced his retirement 10 years ago. He was a member of Saint Paul Church here and was born in Clinton County, Feb. 2, 1905, the son of Walter & Myrtle McKnight.

Survivors include his widow, Irene Harris McKnight; five daughters, Mrs. Lillian Hart and Mrs. Harleene Logan, both of Dayton, Mrs. Rosemary Hamilton and Mrs. Dorothy Williams, both of Yellow Springs, and Mrs. Yvonne Pettiford of Long Beach, Calif., four sisters, Mrs. Helen Hamilton of Wilmington, Mrs. Viola Powell of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Thelma Mills of Springfield and Mrs. Reba King of Chicago, Ill.; three brothers, James of Compton, Calif., Floyd of Dayton and Paul McKnight of Harveysburg; 22 grandchildren and two great grandsons.

Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9am, Monday in St. Paul Church here by Rev. Irwin Bertke. Burial will be in Glen Forest Cemetery.

Friends may call at Jackson Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home here from 2to4 and 7to9pm, Sunday. Vesper services will be held at 8pm Sunday in the funeral home.


Thank you Paulette Pettiford You can transfer to me if you like.
Added by paulettep1952 on Apr 28, 2015 10:25 AM
Penne Magnusson Cartright Hannum
Thank you
Thank you for all that you do and have done. I have made quite a few additions for bio's and links on memorials which you have created, and are my family. Would you please "accept" under the "Edit" tab so I can see what else needs to be done under my family. Thank you.
Added by Penne Magnusson Cartright... on Apr 11, 2015 12:23 PM
WVRoots
THANKS
What a generous person you are! Thank you for all your time and effort...helping so many find their relatives!
Added by WVRoots on Apr 06, 2015 7:23 PM
LaurieL
flora O'Brien Byron Cemetery
Flora was my grandmother. She was married to Clifford E O'Brien. They had 6 children - Marjorie Josephine (Dickson), James (Jim), Charles, Mary Ellen (Peters), John, and Eleanora. She died in 1948 from burns suffered in a kerosene fire. Her 4 oldest children were put into foster care with Miss Pearl Dickson and her nephew, Raymond during the depression as my grandparents were so poor. My aunt ended up marrying the nephew. Mary Ellen was my mother. I don't know if you could add this to Flora's record or not, but I was so glad to see her grave listed. My uncle Charles and his wife, Kay purchased grandma's gravestone in the 80's. Thank you!
Added by LaurieL on Apr 02, 2015 7:15 PM
Linda Russell Lewis
Grace Kirkpatrick Alexander
My grandmother is her sister. Mary Campbell Gibson Bishop. # 51805870
Added by Linda Russell Lewis on Mar 13, 2015 10:14 AM
Steven M
D.D. Perkins (#94562937)
Do you have any additional information on him? Based on his rank, year of death, and place of burial, I believe this might be Delavan Duane Perkins.
Added by Steven M on Mar 12, 2015 2:25 PM
Virginia Brown
Oakley Gordon Cox
Wayne,
Thank you very much for the transfer of Oakley's memorial, which means a lot to me. I'm looking forward to adding more to his bio.
Best regards,
Virginia
Added by Virginia Brown on Mar 01, 2015 9:44 PM
Bernard Green
RE: Heider Family
Thanks Wayne
Added by Bernard Green on Feb 26, 2015 6:21 PM
Not so Irish
Grindles
Thanks for the transfers Wayne.Appreciated. Gail
Added by Not so Irish on Feb 19, 2015 6:17 AM
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