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Tom Rader (#47422815)
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Bio Photo As far as I'm concerned anyone who wants to use what I've posted is welcome to it. You do not need to ask. Find a Grave has made it possible for me put many of my family members together and find a lot of correct birth and death dates.


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Grave Photo for Josephine Vanzyl Memorial #130243521
Tom ~ Thank you for being so kind to first set up memorials for my relatives - the Vanzyls and Swishers. And then for allowing me to help manage them. I have an additional favor to ask. It concerns Josephine Vanzyl's Memorial #13024352. Could you please remove the original photo of the grave marker that shows her as well as someone else's grave. You see, even though she shares a "spot" with someone else, it is not family according to her granddaughter who witnessed the burial of her ashes. I have already taken the liberty to crop our photo and add it to her memorial. Hope that is OK. Again, thanks for all your assistance. Jackie Allman member #47804436
Added by JACKIE NAEHRING ALLMAN on Aug 16, 2014 9:09 PM
Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
Nora Humphries.

Thank you for fulfilling my photo request for Nora Humphries.....Audrey
Added by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman on Jul 20, 2014 2:52 PM
wayne franks
ronnie lee taylor 185/2295
forgot to put his full name THANKS
Added by wayne franks on Jul 10, 2014 10:27 PM
wayne franks
tom i do not know if you can answer this question but ronnie was my best friend in the army and went home with me every week end in alabama.i went to vietnam in november and he was to follow but i see he died in december of 1966 wound like to know how and he had a sister her name is elizebeth,if you have any family contac with any of his family i wounld appreciate it wayne franks 945 hurricane rd new market al 35761 2566560630
Added by wayne franks on Jul 10, 2014 10:25 PM
Gordon Edwards
RE: College Hill-Evergreen Cemetery
Many thanks - next trip, you ought to stop by. Both Old JBO and College Hill have had extensive cleanup done. I have been busy restoring markers there. I love doing this - something I really did not get into until I retired. My wife has people up around Piney. She's kin to Torbetts, Mallonees, Crosses, Dennys. If you have any questions that I might could help you with, feel free to ask.. G
Added by Gordon Edwards on Jun 29, 2014 3:53 PM
Gordon Edwards
Jonesborough Cemeteries
Tom, I have done complete surveys of both the old white and black cemeteries in Jonesborough, including extensive historic research. The white cemetery, off Main St has three entries here on F-A-G, which I have requested a merger. They are Old Cemetery, Old JBO, and JBO City. That area is also locally known sometimes as Rocky Hill, but that's never been its official name. It is owned by the city of Jonesborough. The black cemetery off Cemetery Lane is actually a separate property and, although maintained by the city, an association, albeit loose, actually holds the deeds, not the city. The sloping part is generally known as College Hill and the flat part up top is Evergreen. I sent a couple corrections, but am not going to go through all of them. If you are interested in this history, I am happy to share. We (Heritage Alliance) generally oversee the historic aspect and have a lot going on there. Let me know if you have additional interest in this work. Thanks, Gordon
Added by Gordon Edwards on Jun 28, 2014 5:45 PM
Sue Hale Sheppard
I don't have any suggestions about the merge so I think I would just leave them alone until someone else complains about it.
Added by Sue Hale Sheppard on Jun 11, 2014 11:09 AM
Campbells in Sullivan County
I wonder if you would mind if I use the photos that you've posted on two memorials for my tree at They are M Y Campbell (memorial #95562725) and his wife, Louisa A Campbell (memorial #95562652. Thank you very much. Becky Roorda (labwriter)
Added by labwriter on May 03, 2014 11:08 AM
Elizabeth J Caldwell
Hi Tom,
Elizabeth J Caldwell (121616797) is my great Aunt. If you have no personal connection with her I would be most appreciative to have her memorial transferred to me. Thank you for all your work on Find A Grave.
Carol (46919312)
Added by Carol on May 01, 2014 12:14 PM
Thomas Justis
RE: Luther W Waddell
Mine is usually right too.
Added by Thomas Justis on Apr 29, 2014 7:32 AM
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