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Lester Letson (#46627920)
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Bio Photo Born and raised in Fresno, California of Alabama born parents, got into Genealogy in 1997 when I could not figure out what else to do with this computer on-line. I have built up quite a lot of pictures of old shots of Clay County and Jefferson County Alabama. I have visited most of the cemeteries of my ancestors and my Wife's ancestors in Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas. A Self-proclaimed Historian with a California Historical society (E Clampus Vitus), I am visiting places of historical interest and with my trusty Dimage , Vivitar and Olympus digital cameras have been taking pictures of headstones at whatever cemeteries we may visit and Historical Monuments in our travels in California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Washington. In Fresno, I have added the 1919 biographies of early Fresno residents from the Paul E Vandor book titled "The History of Fresno County" to as many listings as I could. If you have something you would like to have added to a Bio, just drop me a line.

I follow FindaGrave rules and usually transfer close relatives within 30 days. You can complain to the FindaGrave administrators if you want, but you will likely find they too have little patience for impatient people.
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Pam Smith
Lindsay Strathmore Cemetery
Thank you for the memorial transfers of Patrick,
Della and Wilbur Page.
Added by Pam Smith on Sep 29, 2014 9:06 PM
Louis Roth
RE: steiger photo
Thank you
Added by Louis Roth on Sep 25, 2014 6:22 AM
Louis Roth
steiger photo
hey there
I wonder if I can use your photo?

trying to add people and bios and connections as much as possible

I take 20-75 pics a week at Cypress Lawn and Olivet along with others

thanks man

Added by Louis Roth on Sep 24, 2014 10:39 PM
Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas
Erik Jon Telen-DD 2001
This bio was submitted 3 years earlier. Thanks.
Added by Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, ... on Sep 18, 2014 5:20 PM
Diane L. Webb
James Ransom Webb
Thank you for the transfer of management for my husband's great uncle.
Diane L. Webb
Added by Diane L. Webb on Sep 07, 2014 1:49 PM
James Monroe Stanfield, Jr. - Memorial #91603395
Lester, I entered a duplicate on this memorial, which you had previously entered. Would you please transfer the information and photo I have on the above memorial to the one you entered, and then I will delete my entry. Thanks.
Added by Peggy on Sep 06, 2014 11:48 PM
Randall Reynolds
Irene Lowery
I was overwhelmed this morning when I saw you had transferred Irene's memorial. Thank you! I know Irene would be be pleased. I appreciate your gesture so much. Bless you for what you do to insure those that are no longer here are always remembered! (This from a fellow historian- because essentially this is what we do, remember.) Cheers! Randy
Added by Randall Reynolds on Sep 03, 2014 7:44 AM
RE: Northamers
You are most welcome for the photos!
Added by Susan╰⊰Ϭ... on Aug 31, 2014 10:06 AM
A.J. Marik
Re: transfers
Ok, all set.

Added by A.J. Marik on Aug 29, 2014 3:28 PM
Charles Robert Barnard & Lillian
Found them! Yay! They are in Chapel of the Light, Rest, E-2-2. I figured a judge had to be some place pretty nice so I zipped in there after doing some photos at MtV & BMP. If you go through the west side door & walk straight forward till you come to a wall, they're in the 2nd row up, 2nd niche from the left. One urn for both, pretty (copper?) rose garland across top of wooden case. Of course I couldn't take a picture since everyone knows me by sight & most by name, & I really don't like to do what I've been expressly forbidden to do. I leave it up to you about getting a picture. Found the 2 people listed in the Fresno Co. Cemetery requests too! Both at BMP. A great day for solving mysteries!
Added by Nancy/catsaver on Aug 23, 2014 3:53 PM
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