|John S. Sims (#47168005)|
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I am a retired Lutheran minister living in metro Chattanooga, TN (Hixson). The Chattanooga National Cemetery is my favorite place to go for Find A Grave and I feel honored to be a data manager for it. Where you see "[jsims]" it is data that I have entered on a given memorial that I do not manage. In addition to having three family members at Chattanooga National, I simply consider it sacred ground and am pleased to help in honoring the memory of all the veterans there. I will gladly consider the transfer of "ownership" for any memorial made by the request of a family member.|
My current research focus is on a graves registration project for the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans. I welcome any inquiries or correspondence on 1898-1902 veterans. I am also just beginning as a volunteer at the Medal of Honor Museum located near my home and I'm enjoying all the new things I'm learning about those MOH recipients.
Some of my friends have asked me why I research and memorialize "Yankees" and especially USCT. I have also been asked why should I or anyone memorialize the German POWs in Chattanooga Natl. To all who wonder, I direct you to the hymn, "In Christ There Is No East or West."
I give general permission for the use of any photographs that I have taken in non-profit heritage projects or family trees. It would be "nice" to hear where this happens and to be given credit.
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|JabberJest||Jessie and Shirly Garth Marker Photos|
Thanks a great deal to taking time out of your day to gather the photos for both. Appreciate it.
|Spanish American War||Thanks|
All the Spanish American veteran marker photos are greatly appreciated as they honor the memory of each one.
|Susan Jenkins||Clay Cook|
I am researching the my family line of the Cooks from Roane County Tennessee and was wondering if you have any information on my ggreat uncle Grover Clay Cook 1889-1926 ?
|Gary G Sellers||Otis Russell|
Thank you for the great picture, John.
|Jeffrey L Sumner||photo for Archie Poole|
Thanks so much for filling this photo request of Archie's headstone. We are in NC so we are very greatful for your help. Also, per your note, I just submitted a request for a photo of Ruby 's headstone.
|James Hampton||Floyd Wade|
Thank you John for the Grave Photo.
|Carolyn Sebastian||Robert Harvey Miller|
Thanks for transferring Mr. Miller to me, I will maintain it. I checked to see if Mrs. Miller has passed away, but I am assuming she is still living. I like to get the families associated with others, I started checking Mr. Miller's parents, etc. so maybe this will help his children if they are interested in genealogy.
|Tracie Thomas-Pouch & Mike Pouch||Porter Thomas # 137869544|
The photo is beautiful, thank you so much.
|Lonnie Hoover||Archie and Grace Lawrence:|
Thanks for the Photos.
|James Hampton||Elihah Seymour|
John thank for the grave stone photo but most of all thank you for all you do.
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