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Richard Jordan (#46497047)
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Bio Photo I retired as an elementary school principal in 2000. As a person that sleeps only 4 hours a night that leaves 20 hours to fill. Sitting home is not an option. Now, I drive a school bus 5 hours a day and visit cemeteries every chance I get. I have never been to a cemetery that charged admission and seldom is there a crowd. My wife, Sandra, is of a like mind so it works well. We both enjoy the hunt and the thrill that comes with each discovery. Let us know if we can help. If you have additional information on one of my post or you are a relative and want ownership, I will gladly transfer it to you. Just ask. Oh! By the way just call me Doc!
NOTE: Many times the family plot has names different from those on the headstone. I always attempt to provide a reference point for markers. Hope this is not confusing.

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"Tread softly, dreams are buried here." Unknown

"If you wonder about your 'roots' you have two parents, four grandparents eight great-grandparents and 16 great-great-grandparents, and by the time you go back 10 generations 300 years or so- you had 1,024 people from whom you are directly descended. --Mady Castro
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Robert Ragan
Martha Eleanor Ragan Harrison Carpenter
Richard,
In making additions to this account #51980431 created by you in May 2010, I find that the same grave memorial was created by #44717182 (William) on Nov. 23, 2009. One should be deleted so there will not be an overlap. Would you contact William and determine the best way to resolve this issue?
Thanks so much,
Robert
Added by Robert Ragan on Feb 26, 2015 6:48 AM
William Wayne Metcalf
RE: Harvey Metcalf Transfer
Thank You Very Much, Richard. If you come on any Metcalfs in your search, please send them my way.
Added by William Wayne Metcalf on Feb 21, 2015 1:46 PM
William Wayne Metcalf
Harvey Metcalf Transfer
Thank You Very Much. If you have any Metcalfs, you are willing to transfer, I would welcome them. I am trying to link the Metcalfs back to three brothers who came into Western N.C. in the 1790's.
Added by William Wayne Metcalf on Feb 21, 2015 1:15 PM
Robert Ragan
RE: Frances Howell
Thanks for prompt response. I'll send the additions and connections your link, as they are only distantly related.
Robert
Added by Robert Ragan on Feb 19, 2015 11:35 AM
Evelyn Pipkin
Green Hil Cemetery
Sorry to be so late in thanking you for the Robinson tombstone pictures. As always, your help is so very much appreciated.

Evelyn in Oklahoma
Added by Evelyn Pipkin on Feb 05, 2015 6:13 AM
Martha Mitchem
28512488, Ralph Rowland, Jr.
Rats. Meant to tell you that you have his year of birth shown as 1934. It should be 1931. I'm sure.
Martha
Added by Martha Mitchem on Jan 26, 2015 7:18 PM
Martha Mitchem
28512488, Ralph Rowland, Jr.
Hi, Richard
I have lots I could add to this memorial. I just requested links to his parents. I don't necessarily want to manage the memorial, but will be glad to give you additional info if you'd like to add it. Let me know. THANKS.
Martha Mitchem 47991656
mitchem@carolina.rr.com
Added by Martha Mitchem on Jan 26, 2015 7:16 PM
Janis Babb
Susan R Lavendar
Please check the records for this person. There are 2 listings for this person in this cemetery. I'm not sure if she is who I'm looking for. If the name is Sarah Jiner Allen Lavendar Ihave the correct person. Thanks, Janis Webb Babb
Added by Janis Babb on Jan 24, 2015 10:32 AM
Marianne Caruso
RE: Margaret Saphronie MCGinnis Rhyne
Doc,
Looking at the book would be terrific. Yes, I could purchase it or atleast someone look to see which Henry Rhyne my Barbara C. Long Rhyne married in Gaston Co. She died abt 1899-1900 - her probate was Oct 1900 in Gaston Co. I live in Frederick, Md . It's tough getting family history books .

Thanks
Marianne
Added by Marianne Caruso on Jan 14, 2015 3:32 PM
Jo
Walsh
Thank you for your time and the marvelous pictures of William and Alda memorial markers. The second picture of the full double marker is appreciated.
Again, thank you for your help.
Added by Jo on Jan 14, 2015 11:10 AM
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