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John Shuck (#46798527)
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Bio Photo I live in the Richmond, Virginia area and have been taking gravestone photos for over 3 years after I discovered what a great tool a digital camera is for that kind of work. I am trying to photograph as many of the cemetries as I can in the area. I also take my camera whenever I travel and and usually end up with photos from some distant cemeteries.

I am the volunteer coordinator for the clean up of East End Cemetery in Richmond. Please contact me if you are interested in helping with the clean up effort.

The vast majority of the gravestone pictures that I've entered are of people I don't know. I've entered them to help others. If you'd like me to fix, add to, and/or delete any of your family members please email me and I'll make the change as quickly as possible. If you would like a copy of the original picture, let me know and I will be glad to email it to you.

If you would like me to transfer an entry to you, please let me know. I will be glad to do that.

Please request transfers and updates/corrections through the Suggest a Correction function so that I make sure I update the correct entry.

Note that much of the CSA related info for burials at Hollywood Cemetery was provided by Scott Hutchinson.

John
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Rebecca Dodds
Magdelena 'Lena' Rosenthal- Hammen
Thank you John for accepting those edits for Lena (and so quickly too). And thanks for creating and maintaining her memorial to begin with, so I could find and connect her with family.
Added by Rebecca Dodds on Jul 21, 2016 2:56 PM
deanna french
RE: Henry Stiles FAG
Thank you so much John; You are appreciated!
Deanna French
Added by deanna french on Jul 16, 2016 6:23 PM
Cynthia Rayburn
Peters -Elizabeth & Lou Fannie
Hello My name is Cindy Rayburn and I am looking into the Peters gravestone in Section Q at Woodland Cemetery in Richmond. Lou Fannie Peters raised and took care of my mother in law many years ago. The dates of birth and death of each of the two sisters on this stone do not match up with what my mother in law knows about these two sisters. Where are the original burial records for Woodland and how can I verify the information on the headstone? I have obtained each of their Death Certificates but this information is also in error. I hope that you can help us. WE are in Richmond this week looking for answers to these questions.
Thank you for your help and for taking on this incredible task. It is greatly appreciated.
With warmest regards and gratitude,
Cindy Rayburn
Added by Cynthia Rayburn on Jul 12, 2016 7:36 PM
deanna french
Henry Stiles FAG
I would like to ask permission to use the photo you posted on the Henry Stiles memorial page, to post on the Vermont Civil War site, ( www.vermontcivilwar.org0 I am working on this project in an attempt to locate the last resting place of many of our "old veterans' that had a any ties to Vermont.You would receive credit for this.

Henry Stiles was born in Peru, Vt. and served in the 2d Vt. Inf from '61 to'64, making rank of SgtMajor.
Thank you for your consideration on this.
Deanna French
deannafrench41@gmail.com
Added by deanna french on Jul 10, 2016 5:27 PM
Scotty
Vialls
Thank you soo much, John, for taking time out of your life to acquire this photo for me, your the best!
Added by Scotty on Jul 06, 2016 8:31 AM
Steve J. Brickse
Bellamy and Marvin Families
Are you related ?

I am, through Irving Wesley Hardy, my cousin.

Steve J. Brickse
Added by Steve J. Brickse on Jul 02, 2016 1:17 PM
Gathering Roots
Name Was Changed on Cemetery
East End Cemetery
Also known as: Greenwood

William Runion
Added by Gathering Roots on May 31, 2016 7:36 AM
Joyce Vaughan
Munford Family
John,

Sent you edits for this family, they are family friends. Thank you in advance for adding the info to their memorials when time permits. Much appreciated!

Joyce
Added by Joyce Vaughan on May 09, 2016 7:26 AM
David Voelkel
Claude Isabella Coates
Hi John Shuck:

Suggested correction for G. Belle Coates memorial

It appears that this is actually the grave for Claude Isabella Coates aka Belle Coates

Best,

David Voelkel
The Elise H. Wright Curator
The Valentine
Richmond, VA
Added by David Voelkel on Apr 22, 2016 2:15 PM
Cheryl & Richard Justice
RE: Four Mile Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Hi John,

Thank you for the photo of Marvin Lee Banton. We appreciate all your help and time getting the picture of the headstone.


Cheryl and Richard
Added by Cheryl & Richard Justice on Apr 19, 2016 2:10 PM
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