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Dustin Oliver (#37143366)
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Bio Photo I was born in Gadsden, Alabama, in 1981. I currently live in Bettendorf, Iowa, with my wife, two kids, three rodents, five guppies, and one cory catfish. I'm an amateur actor, and sometimes professional theatre technician. I'm an organizer and writer/director for a semi-regular living history event in local historic cemetery Oakdale Memorial Gardens. I am also in the process of nominating Oakdale to the National Register of Historic Places.

I'm also a genealogy buff, researching the following families:
Crow/Crowe, Couch, Oliver, West, Fenn/Fann, Humphries, Fleming, Scott, Petree/Petri, Mayer, Zimmerman, Smith, Sevier/Xavier Goode/Good/Goad, Ray, Henry, and McKeme (?) in the Southeast U.S. (AL, TN, NC, GA, VA, SC, AR) New England (PA, MA), England, France, Germany, Scotland, Ireland, and Spain.
Hatton, Doyle, Green, Fritsch, and Thomas in the Midwest (MO, IL, KY), Virginia, Ireland, and Germany.

I am also willing to do limited genealogical research in Scott County, Iowa. E-mail me for info.
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Ghost Town Gal
Memorial for Dr. Charles Christopher Parry (findagrave # 130072153
Hi Dustin,

I am so glad you have the information about Dr. Parry's burial place. I have deleted my memorial.

Best wishes to You
Added by Ghost Town Gal on Jun 29, 2015 5:06 PM
E. M.
May Wigglesworth - Oakdale
Thanks a bunch for taking a photograph of May Wigglesworth's gravestone. It is very appreciated! -E.M.
Added by E. M. on Jun 28, 2015 3:11 PM
Lawrence and Icy Guy
Dustin Thank You for taking the pictures of Larry and Bernie's Memorial for me. It was really appreciated.
Added by Anonymous on Jun 18, 2015 3:10 PM
Steven M
Monroe P. Thorington (#124048632)
Thanks for the photograph.
Added by Steven M on Jun 18, 2015 2:33 PM
Great newspaper article on you. Quad-City Times Sunday June 14??

Wish they'd done more on the application process and what you had to do to get Oakdale Memorial Gardens into the National Register of Historic Places.

I know you put a lot of time into this designation.

And I salute Deb, the office mgr. and board member, for supporting and helping you.
Thank you.
Added by Carol on Jun 16, 2015 6:00 PM
David J Webb
Von Maur in Davenport
I am researching Von Maur in Davenport, specifically George Karl Von Maur, son of Henry W and Dorothy Vollmer Von Maur. Your photograph of the marker for Henry seems to show George just beneath his father. At least, I can make out his wife's marker, Marie Antoinette Sollo, d. 1991, just beside where I think George is interred. Would it be possible to examine your records to see what the marker says, ... and/or enter the record for his burial in Findagrave? Thanks.
Dave Webb
Added by David J Webb on Jun 08, 2015 1:28 PM
Joel Church
Hawley Hepburn
Hi Dustin,
I see that you are willing to do research in the Scott County area. Could you look into Hawley Hepburn and see what you can find? I would really like to know if any photos exist of him or if he was in a local GAR post.
Thank you,
Added by Joel Church on May 27, 2015 7:18 AM
Joel Church
Hawley Hepburn
Hi, Thank you for posting a pic for the grave of Hawley Hepburn.
Added by Joel Church on May 27, 2015 7:13 AM
Louis Meyer
Thanks I will keep it in mind as a work on my genealogy that the Meyer's as well as the Hartman's were prolific.

Thanks again
Added by Laurel on May 15, 2015 1:57 PM
Louis meyer
Do you mind if I put your photo of Louis my great grandfather on my
Thank You
Added by Laurel on May 15, 2015 10:14 AM
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