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Jim Davenport (#46577394)
 member for 13 years, 3 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo I am retired from the Navy, and have retired IN 2001 after 35 years in Law Enforcement. A couple of my hobbies are the documentation and photographing of the tombstones of the Woodmen of the World and the associated fraternal associations, and the photography and documentation of the Civil War veterans headstones where ever I come across them. I had ancestors who fought on both sides of the Civil War. My great Grandfather (Fathers side) fought Confederate (Texas Cav) and his twin brother fought Union side (Colorado Cavalry). My great Great grandfather (Mothers side) fought For the Union from Ohio. I actually actively search for both of the above mentioned types of tombstones in cemeteries where ever I happen to be. My wife usually accompanies me and assists me greatly in these hobbies. My wife passed away from colon cancer in May 2015 and I haven't taken a picture or visited a cemetery since then. The fun is gone since I LOST my partner of 47 years.

If you have a better quality photo then the one I have posted I will not be offended if you post it.

I'll be more then glad to transfer any memorials, except for my family, to anyone who wishes them, just write and ask.
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RE: James F. Keller
Thank you. I'm trying to do a brief bio for all pre-WWI Vets buried here in the Valley.

I'll look after any vets you want to transfer. (And anyone else too.)

Take care
Added by Cara on Aug 27, 2016 1:47 PM
deanna french
RE: San Juan Co Photo DUNNING
Thank you very much, Your sharing is very kind, and certainly appreciated.

Deanna French
Added by deanna french on Aug 12, 2016 3:31 AM
deanna french
San Juan Co Photo DUNNING
I am a Vermont Civil War buff, and am working on a project to identify the last resting places of many of our "old soldiers. May I use the photo that you contributed to Abraham Dunnings Find A Grave Memorial ( or others I may locate with Vt. ties) to post on the Vermont Civil War site? (

You would receive credit for this.

Thank you for your consideration.

Deanna French
Added by deanna french on Aug 11, 2016 11:46 AM
R & J Black & G Key
Thank you for the kind transfers and all your work on this site.
Added by R & J Black & G Key on Aug 10, 2016 5:36 AM
Sheree' Belanger
Lenore Sweeney

Thank you so much for the photo of Lenore Helene (Gilroy) Sweeney. She is my 2 X Great Grandmother. My photo of her headstone is not readable so it is great to see this one.
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Added by Sheree' Belanger on Jul 19, 2016 9:30 AM
William Billmyer 's wife
His wife, Lucinda Croyle Billmyer, is buried at Roseville Cemetery in Warren County, IL. On their stone there is more information about what groups he served with, in the war. He has a different middle initial (S) on the stone, but it's him. Thanks for all your work
Added by Shawdau on May 20, 2016 4:37 PM
John Fletcher
Jim; writing to let you know that the photo which you uploaded to John Fletcher, Find A Grave Memorial# 24617864, is a different John Fletcher. The proper John Fletcher for your photo is Find A Grave Memorial# 125270339.
Thanks; Bob
Added by BobH on May 12, 2016 6:52 PM
Lynzi Coffey
Thank you!

Thank you so much for transferring this to me. And I am sincerely grateful that you started this page for my ancestor.

Thank you for your service & your time.

Added by Lynzi Coffey on May 04, 2016 9:37 AM
Lynzi Coffey
Michael O'Brien

Michael O'Brien is my 2nd great-grandfather. His ID number is 56076657. Would you be willing to transfer his memorial to me?

Thank you kindly in advance.

Lynzi Kidman Coffey
Added by Lynzi Coffey on May 03, 2016 9:20 PM
Eva Pippin Flowers
William Filkins
Thank you for the transfer of William Filkins. I appreciate all the work you have done on Find A Grave.
Added by Eva Pippin Flowers on May 01, 2016 2:42 PM
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