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Spaceman Spiff (#46783007)
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Bio Photo (John C. Carter)

(Will be spending part of the summer in southwestern Maine).

Happy to photograph at any cemetery in the Tampa Bay, FL area! (or in the Lakes Region of SW Maine).

Born in Dover, DE, (to parents from NJ & WV), I lived in southern CA until age 12, & then in Raton, (a small town in N.E. New Mexico), which I consider my home town. I attended NM State Univ for 4 years (with a 1-yr exchange to Oregon State Univ), but did not complete a degree at that time, & later moved back to southern CA, settling in the Orange County area. After 10 yrs in the O.C., I moved to St. Petersburg, FL (Tampa Bay area) in 1990, & have been here ever since.

I have avidly worked on my family's genealogy since the age of 15 ... 40 years this summer!

I am a member (and former chapter registrar) of the SAR (Sons of the American Revolution) with 7 qualifying ancestors submitted (more to come!), a member of the SUVCW (Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War) with 10 qualifying ancestors or brothers of ancestors (more to come!), a member of the SVR (Sons of Veterans Reserve (affiliated with the SUVCW), a member of the S&DUSCT (Sons & Daughters of U.S. Colored Troops), a member of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Indians of New Jersey, and an associate member of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware.

I'm very proud that every single branch of my ancestry has been in America since at least pre-Revolutionary times.

Having taken numerous college courses over the years, I finally bit the bullet & enrolled in a program in 2003 to complete my degree, & graduated from Eckerd College (a local, private, liberal arts college) in May 2005 with a B.A. in Creative Writing.

Besides genealogy & writing, my other interests include: clock collecting, books, movies, photography, the Civil War, the space program, many types of music, & visiting cemeteries!

Thanks to the creators of this site for doing such a great job!

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kimberly Mosley moore
Hey John, just stopped by to say Hello
Added by kimberly Mosley moore on Aug 20, 2014 7:19 PM
Jean Norwood
Left one for her too
Added by gennie on Aug 19, 2014 8:43 PM
Added by gennie on Aug 19, 2014 8:42 PM
left pics there today. Thought you might like to see.
Added by gennie on Aug 19, 2014 8:28 PM
Carol Sherbeck Espiritu
Leonard Crist
Thank you for photographing the memorials for Leonard Crist. They are appreciated.
Added by Carol Sherbeck Espiritu on Aug 19, 2014 8:34 AM
RE: Norman & Esther Thibodeaux
you are very welcome.I have to say this cemetery was one of the harder ones because it had 101 requests, and I only found 10 so far. I took a lot of random pics , hope some are of requests
Added by Bobby on Aug 09, 2014 11:31 PM
John Glassford
Abner Dodge
Thank you for his photos too!

John G.
Added by John Glassford on Aug 07, 2014 3:59 AM
John Glassford
Bridgton, Maine - Thanks for the photos!
re: Mary Jane Edgerly Dodge # 88526927

Hi Spaceman,

Thanks for the nice photo set of the gravestone of Mary Jane Dodge. You efforts are greatly appreciated.


John Glassford
Andover, MA
Added by John Glassford on Aug 06, 2014 4:03 AM
Tombstone picture
Thank you for your time! I appreciate it very much! Abbe
Added by Abbe on Aug 04, 2014 9:45 PM
John Markovich
Thank you for taking the time to photograph John's tombstone in Maine!
Added by JohnJ on Aug 03, 2014 9:01 PM
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