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Richard Jordan (#46497047)
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Bio Photo I retired as an elementary school principal in 2000. As a person that sleeps only 4 hours a night that leaves 20 hours to fill. Sitting home is not an option. Now, I drive a school bus 5 hours a day and visit cemeteries every chance I get. I have never been to a cemetery that charged admission and seldom is there a crowd. My wife, Sandra, is of a like mind so it works well. We both enjoy the hunt and the thrill that comes with each discovery. Let us know if we can help. If you have additional information on one of my post or you are a relative and want ownership, I will gladly transfer it to you. Just ask. Oh! By the way just call me Doc!
NOTE: Many times the family plot has names different from those on the headstone. I always attempt to provide a reference point for markers. Hope this is not confusing.

Two quotes worth remembering:

"Tread softly, dreams are buried here." Unknown

"If you wonder about your 'roots' you have two parents, four grandparents eight great-grandparents and 16 great-great-grandparents, and by the time you go back 10 generations 300 years or so- you had 1,024 people from whom you are directly descended. --Mady Castro
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Mark Bailey
Josephine T Marino
Hi, may you transfer my aunt's memorial over to me? Her name is Josephine T Marino #58456177. My Find A Grave # is 4654032. Thank you.
Added by Mark Bailey on Mar 03, 2015 8:34 PM
Peter McLaughlin
Thank you!
Thank you!
Added by Peter McLaughlin on Mar 03, 2015 6:34 PM
Marianne Caruso
RE: Margaret Saphronie MCGinnis Rhyne
THanks, finding the book would be great. I suspect that Henry Rhune was buried with his 2nd wife , my ancestor Babara C. LOng Rhyne - they married in 23 Aug 1885 South point Gaston Name: Henry Rhyne Reference ID: GS Film number: 000413080 Digital Folder Number: 004810451 Image Number: 00204. Place M.A. Gaston. J R Long witness . He died before she died in 1900 Gaston. I live in Md & don't have a clue which cemetery they might be.
Marianne
Added by Marianne Caruso on Mar 03, 2015 5:24 PM
Peter McLaughlin
Transfers?
Hello Sir,
I don't normally ask, but will you transfer my 1st cousin Stanley James Blind and his Mother Lelia May Wise Blind, my aunt? I appreciate the consideration. Sincerely, Peter
Added by Peter McLaughlin on Mar 03, 2015 5:15 PM
L Evans
Barbee
Thanks ;)
I appreciate it... I'll take good care of her.
L
Added by L Evans on Mar 01, 2015 11:25 AM
Robert Ragan
Martha Eleanor Ragan Harrison Carpenter
Richard,
In making additions to this account #51980431 created by you in May 2010, I find that the same grave memorial was created by #44717182 (William) on Nov. 23, 2009. One should be deleted so there will not be an overlap. Would you contact William and determine the best way to resolve this issue?
Thanks so much,
Robert
Added by Robert Ragan on Feb 26, 2015 6:48 AM
William Wayne Metcalf
RE: Harvey Metcalf Transfer
Thank You Very Much, Richard. If you come on any Metcalfs in your search, please send them my way.
Added by William Wayne Metcalf on Feb 21, 2015 1:46 PM
William Wayne Metcalf
Harvey Metcalf Transfer
Thank You Very Much. If you have any Metcalfs, you are willing to transfer, I would welcome them. I am trying to link the Metcalfs back to three brothers who came into Western N.C. in the 1790's.
Added by William Wayne Metcalf on Feb 21, 2015 1:15 PM
Robert Ragan
RE: Frances Howell
Thanks for prompt response. I'll send the additions and connections your link, as they are only distantly related.
Robert
Added by Robert Ragan on Feb 19, 2015 11:35 AM
Evelyn Pipkin
Green Hil Cemetery
Sorry to be so late in thanking you for the Robinson tombstone pictures. As always, your help is so very much appreciated.

Evelyn in Oklahoma
Added by Evelyn Pipkin on Feb 05, 2015 6:13 AM
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