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Charles Bowman (#48056252)
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Bio Photo Please feel free to use my photographs for your own non-profit use.
You may post them in your genealogy records, family trees, and on the Internet.
I take a lot of photos of the headstones at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. Many are dim and hard to read the inscription. If anyone asks me, I can retake any photo under different lighting conditions and try to make it easier to read.

A few years ago, I transcribed a lot of the Internments at Restlawn Memorial Park:
http://www.usgwtombstones.org/texas/elpaso.html

I recorded over 25,000 burials.
The office claimed years ago that there were over
33,000 Internments there.
When I first started the project, I was allowed full access to the office on Saturday mornings. The manager let me use the Sexton records, plat maps, etc.
When the cemetery was sold, the new manager informed me that I was no longer welcome in the office. I had to do the rest by reading each tombstone.
Since I have 23 relatives Interred at Restlawn, I feel that I should have been allowed to finish the project.
Restlawn will NOT give out a grave location unless the requestor is a direct relative.
For that reason, I will limit my volunteer duties to Fort Bliss National Cemetery.
At Ft. Bliss National Cemetery, a grave location will be appreciated, but not necessary.

Charles Bowman
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Amy the Spirit Seeker
Elwin Louis Bullard
Thanks for the photo!
Added by Amy the Spirit Seeker on Jan 26, 2015 1:54 AM
FJReck
Photo's for Erwin & Margaret Knesek
Thank you very much for taking the time and effort to obtain photo's and post. Much appreciated. JR
Added by FJReck on Jan 24, 2015 9:53 PM
Stepper
Tombstone Picture
Thank you for adding the tombstone pictures for my aunt and uncle - Walter and Ethyl Simmerman. It's truly appreciated.
Added by Stepper on Jan 21, 2015 3:52 PM
lookyloo
RE: Glasscock's
Yes I saw the transposed numbers also after I submitted the photo requests and the one had been claimed already. Hopefully he will see they are together. After the photo's come back, I send in an edit to fix the transposed numbers...lookyloo
Added by lookyloo on Jan 20, 2015 10:03 AM
lookyloo
RE: Glasscock's
I would love to check the Plot numbers on Melitta and William D Glassock's Memorial, but I'm in California....What do you see wrong with them? The Memorials were created by US Veteran's Affairs, wouldn't they know the gravesite locations?
Thanks for any help you can give me.....lookyloo
Added by lookyloo on Jan 19, 2015 9:11 PM
Suzii Soto
Mary V.Beckett
Thank you so very much for helping me with this...I appreciate it so very much ...it was very kind of you to do this for me...again thank you....Suzi Soto
Added by Suzii Soto on Jan 18, 2015 11:01 PM
Family Searcher
CWO 3 photo
Thank you for the photo of my cousin's marker at the nat'l cemetery.
Added by Family Searcher on Jan 18, 2015 11:07 AM
Semper_dad
Sam Rutherford
Many Thanks
Added by Semper_dad on Jan 17, 2015 8:35 PM
Lonnie Hoover
Fort Bliss:
Well my days at Fort Bliss National Cemetery have came to a close. I took right at 10,000 photos. I finished all of M, M1, O, J, and all but 242 photos of L. I did not finish the last 42 stones in each of the back 6 Rows in the North West corner of the section. I should have them posted in the next 90 days.
Added by Lonnie Hoover on Jan 08, 2015 12:54 PM
Acc
Thank you!
Charles,

Thank you so much for getting this information to me. I have never been able to visit my sister's grave and wondered if she had a headstone. This is so appreciated.

Regards,
Angela
Added by Acc on Jan 06, 2015 2:12 PM
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