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Russ Dodge (#309)
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Bio Photo Senior Find A Grave Curator and Administrator.

Check out my Bio on the Find A Grave Main Page here, under "Who Is Behind Find A Grave".

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Lifelong resident of New Jersey until July 2013.
Now reside outside of Philadelphia, but will always be a "New Jerseyan" for life.
Find A Grave Contributor since 1996
Find A Grave Admin since 2002
Human Being since 1969
"Chuck Taylor's" wearer since 1979.

A majority of my contributions are Civil war-era soldiers. If you find one or any of my interments is an ancestor, I would be happy to transfer them to you.

I get a large amount of e-mails a day pertaining to Findagrave in general and my contributions in particular. If perchance I have failed to respond in a timely manner, please resend your correspondence and I will endeavor to reply.

I am also a volunteer tour guide at Philadelphia's historic Laurel Hill Cemetery, final resting place of the "Victor of Gettysburg" Major General George Gordon Meade, amongst many many others. Come visit sometime and explore some buried history.
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Col Samuel A. Dyer
Memorial# 105363701 ---
Obit Samuel A Dyer


age: [55]

[birth: abt 1840]

died: 25 Nov 1894
of pneumonia
at Chester, Penn
[Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA]

pres of Chester Traction Co.
founded Chester National Bank

pres of bank till 1893

a colonel during civil war

mustered out of Keystone Guards
31 May 1861

02 Nov 1862 promoted to Lt Col of 175th Regiment Penn Volunteers

captain of Co C Thirtieth Regiment, First Penn Reserves

NO family history in this obit.
Philadelphia, Penn
The Philadelphia Record - Nov 26, 1894

Chester, Pa.

See to right of this link:
Added by Jose on Oct 06, 2015 10:57 PM
Search by FAG#
I just came up with a need for this where a person is listed with her mother as a note with a Find A Grave# then unable to find where to search the number.

I am also have considerable problem getting on the "Community" as it does not recognize my email address ether as ID or email though I do have a site login with that address both as ID and Address.

Added by Sparkgapper on Oct 06, 2015 4:36 PM
Art Parker
Margaret Sergeant's dad
Hi Russ,
Many thanks for your quick and thoughtful reply to my edit suggestion regarding Margaret Sergeant's father, Rev. Elihu Spencer. It means a lot to have them reunited.
Thank you for all you do!
Added by Art Parker on Oct 04, 2015 5:58 PM
sarry left you the wrong memorial number I meant # 5809
Added by Debbie on Oct 04, 2015 3:38 PM
50350732 Dykes memorial may I use you photo as documentation for my records? Thank-you for all you do, the site is an incredible research tool and is greatly appreciated by all.
Added by Debbie on Oct 04, 2015 3:49 AM
Beverly Smith
Louis Till
Thank You for putting the correct information on this site.
Added by Beverly Smith on Oct 03, 2015 9:01 PM
Tracey Dicely
Some problem with website
When I am at home, I can do most anything (edit, etc) but when I am at work, 99.99% of the time, all the website does is have a rotating circle or absolutely nothing shows up and if you go back and forth for the same person, the person then disappears and all that shows is the name, the find a grave icon and a blank screen. Can you figure out what may be wrong? I work for the Commonwealth of PA so I can not upgrade or download an app or upgrade the system. Thank you.
Added by Tracey Dicely on Oct 02, 2015 7:30 PM
Family Searcher
Using correct terminology
World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient.

The proper term/name for the award is Medal of Honor, not Congressional Medal of Honr.

As a US military veteran I admit I am bothered by the technical errors so many of you who write to biographys of our heros.

In this case this is taken from your bio of Lt. Alexander “Sandy” Bonnyman.

Thank you for your time.
Added by Family Searcher on Sep 27, 2015 7:49 PM
Susan Harrington
10359156 bio
Sir, please consider updating the bio on Lt Bonnyman. His remains have been found and identified and laid to rest in the very cemetery where you have him located on Sunday, 27 September. Thank you for all you do for our veterans.
Added by Susan Harrington on Sep 25, 2015 9:33 AM
Jane Hamilton
John Jack Clements
You might consider asking Tony and Cindy #4732043 to remove their duplicate of John J. Clements. it was posted May 10 2011.
Added by Jane Hamilton on Sep 18, 2015 1:19 PM
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