Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Lester Letson (#46627920)
 member for 12 years, 2 months, 22 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo Born and raised in Fresno, California of Alabama born parents, got into Genealogy in 1997 when I could not figure out what else to do with this computer on-line. I have built up quite a lot of pictures of old shots of the cemeteries of Clay County and Jefferson County Alabama. I have visited most of the cemeteries of my ancestors and my Wife's ancestors in Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. A Self-proclaimed Historian with a California Historical society (E Clampus Vitus), I am visiting places of historical interest and with my trusty Dimage , Vivitar and Olympus digital cameras have been taking pictures of headstones at whatever cemeteries we may visit and Historical Monuments in our travels in California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Washington. In Fresno, I have added the 1919 biographies of early Fresno residents from the Paul E Vandor book titled "The History of Fresno County" to as many listings as I could. If you have something you would like to have added to a Bio, just drop me a line.

I follow FindaGrave rules and usually transfer close relatives within 30 days. You can complain to the FindaGrave administrators if you want, but you will likely find they too have little patience for impatient people.
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 54,533 Memorials Added
 • 53,720 Memorials Managed
 • 85 Memorials/Week
 • 56,044 Photos
 • 23 Photo Requests
 • 6 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 10,580 Virtual Flowers
 • 42 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 103 Fame Ratings
 • 41 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
A (784)
B (2161)
C (1395)
Clamper Golden Hills Chap... (2944)
D (872)
E (451)
Ex-Humbugs Golden Hills (475)
f mv (822)
Fresno History (4736)
G mv (1136)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
A.J. Marik, Armand Vaquer, Bill Lee, Brad Reinhardt, Brenda Oliver, Carol Lackey, CARROLL LEON "..., Clarence Wright..., Clarence Wright..., countedx58, D.A.R., Ed Smith, Find A Grave, Gene Hartman, GraverGuy, Jan Canfield, Jerry Hurlbert, JFI, Jim Tipton, Jim Tipton (tes..., [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
Messages left for Lester Letson (1090)[Leave Message]
Kathryn Soderstrom
Leota Burnside Zapp
Hi Thilled to see Leota on find a grave,but her parents are not the same as listed I
Added by Kathryn Soderstrom on Oct 23, 2016 2:56 PM
Cindy H
Doris Day
Thank You for taking care of your edits. I have deleted my duplicate memorial. She was my moms classmate.
Added by Cindy H on Oct 21, 2016 12:29 PM
Karen Burns
Robert Forster Sr.
Hi - I found that I had duplicated a memorial for this gentleman buried at North Fork Cemetery. I transferred my photos to your page. Would you mind copying the obit to your page, then I will remove my page for him. Thanks! Karen
Added by Karen Burns on Oct 20, 2016 6:11 AM
Bonnie Shirley Amery
Betty Bernice Wilson #103962221
Thank You for the addition of the special photo on Betty's husband, Lyle's memorial.
His cousin, Bonnie
Added by Bonnie Shirley Amery on Oct 19, 2016 7:06 AM
Bonnie Shirley Amery
Betty Bernice Wilson #103962221
Would you be so kind to add the same wonderful photo on her husband's memorial that you added on Bernice's memorial. Her husband is Lyle Wilson memorial #161807254.
Bonnie Shirley Amery

Added by Bonnie Shirley Amery on Oct 17, 2016 8:14 PM
Johnston Grave
I noticed that you posted a photo of my great grandparents grave at Mt View Cemetery in Fresno (Annie and Harry H Johnston). Thank you. Is there a particular reason you took this photo? Did you graduate from McLane in 1970? I had at least one class with someone with your name (my maiden name was Johnston).
Added by JGardner on Oct 16, 2016 1:59 PM
Julie Nelson
Daniel Newman 104757991
I noticed you left a little miner. I have been researching Daniel and Annie for about 5 years now. Are you by chance related? I noticed you have a Fresno connection. Are you related to the Helm family (his sister)
Added by Julie Nelson on Oct 11, 2016 12:50 AM
Bobdick Burden
In section Oak Grove, Sub.5, Lot77 is 3 Choate n only two marker, they are Joyce N. Choate 1910-1962 and Stuart K. Choate Jr.1913-1999. I hope this is of help to you.
Added by Bobdick Burden on Oct 10, 2016 5:57 PM
Tom Glowacki
RE: Louie Falconi at Calvary-Sacred Heart Cemetery
My pleasure, I had met Louie. My wife and I were good friends with Richie and Marian.

Added by Tom Glowacki on Oct 03, 2016 5:26 PM
Anna Thornhill Lentz
Mittie Olivia Parker #22493357
Found your record for Mittie Olivia Parker today and believe it may be wrong.
Sibling named on record, Alice Faye Parker Meyer, was the daughter of Mittie Ada Neely Parker and James Augustus Parker of Texas.
Mittie Ada Neely Parker died 28 May 1949 in Ft. Bend County, Texas according the State of Texas Death Certificate #31162. There is no mentioned cemetery.

Anna Thornhill Lentz
Added by Anna Thornhill Lentz on Sep 30, 2016 5:41 PM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED