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Russ Pickett (#46575736)
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Bio Photo      I enter records here on Find A Grave for two reasons: First to help others find the graves of lost family members and second to remember our War Hero's who have "Given Their All" for our country!



If you'd like me to fix any of the records that I maintain ... please click on the "Edit" button on the top right of the record, click on "Suggest a Correction" ... Enter your note and/or correction and I'll fix them as quickly as possible.

When requesting a transfer use the edit tab on the memorial and follow the below from F-A-G. Or the request will be ignored.

From F-A-G

"Explain your relationship in the request! Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not make the transfer. Bulk surname requests should not be made."

     I'm currently working on updating and entered Soldiers and Sailors who "Gave Their All" during World War II. To see more on this project please click on my website below...

     I originally started researching my Family Tree when my oldest son, Chris, came home from school one day and said that they had to write up their family tree as a project. This, of course, led me to many cemeteries and I quickly became interested in them also.

     I've always enjoyed history and the two fell together.

     Again, If I've created a record that someone needs deleted (since some families do not want their loved ones on the internet) or that you want me to update please let me know and I'll be glad to update it for you.

It's the SOLDIER,
not the reporter who has given us Freedom of the Press...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the poet, who has given us Freedom of Speech...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the campus organizer, who has given us the Freedom to Demonstrate...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the lawyer, who has given us the Right to a Fair Trial...

It's the SOLDIER who:
SALUTES THE FLAG,
SERVES UNDER THE FLAG
and whose COFFIN IS DRAPED BY THE FLAG.

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC

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Michael Towers
Fredrich John Ralph Michelsen
done

Thanks
Added by Michael Towers on Jul 12, 2014 4:51 PM
Paul Fine
William F. Smith
This messgae relates to Major William F. Smith (1840-1864), 1st Delaware Volunteer Infantry Regiment, who is buried at Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Dover, Delaware: Has the text on the front of Major Smith's headstone been transcribed? (It cannot be easily deciphered from the photo at Findagrave).
I am writing a Civil War history book; Chapter One relates to William F. Smith and the 1st Delaware. I would love to add the inscription on his headstone to my book.
Thank you,
Paul
Added by Paul Fine on Jul 12, 2014 10:02 AM
J A Winter
memorial transfer
Russ, Thanks so much for the transfer of Robert A Wheeler's memorial to me. Joan A Winter
Added by J A Winter on Jul 09, 2014 5:10 PM
Michael V Drachman
RE: Pvt James J Picard
Russ,, was glad to see a few that I had from your last vollie into Lorraine.. Keep up the good work,

Kind Regards,
Mike
Added by Michael V Drachman on Jul 09, 2014 11:03 AM
Bosch
Thank you!
Russ, thank you for being so kind and transferring our grandparents memorials to us. It's very much appreciated.
Best, Monica
Added by Bosch on Jul 09, 2014 8:37 AM
Lynn J. Gauthier
Romeo J. Bouthillier - Winooski VT
Hello

I added photos to his Find A Grave page. Did not see your note re: there being a flat marker until after I took the photo. When I found the gravesite, I did not see a flat marker - will be going back to the cemetery soon & will double check the area again

Best regards
Lynn
Added by Lynn J. Gauthier on Jul 09, 2014 8:29 AM
Lynn J. Gauthier
Paul Varin - Winooski VT
Hello

I just added photos to his Find A Grave page in response to your photo request.

Best regards
Lynn
Added by Lynn J. Gauthier on Jul 09, 2014 8:17 AM
Michele Fields
Pvt. Herbert Rubenstein
My Dear Mr. Pickett,

Thank you, thank you, thank you for putting this information on the Internet. I spent the bulk of the Spring and Summer registering my Uncle Herb in Washington at the Library of Congress with the Veteran's History Project.

Your information is accurate. Although I never met my Uncle, my mother was his closest sibling and adored him as did his other siblings. So this is for her as well.

God bless you for doing this noble work!

Michele Fields
Denver, Colorado
Niece of Herbert Rubenstein
Added by Michele Fields on Jul 09, 2014 12:06 AM
KBrownst
Phillip Chaffee
Hello.. re memorial 56775067 its noted that you wrote the Bio for him.

It starts out Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L Munsey... if his name was Chaffee how oculd he be the son of the Munsey's?

Im researching the Chaffee Family and Trying to identify Phillip on my tree. Do you by chance know who is parents were?

you can email me at gravecorrection(At)hotmail.com if you like.

Thanks!
Added by KBrownst on Jul 08, 2014 7:01 AM
Linda Burton Kochanov
Henry O'Hara
I found Henry's parents. I was so excited to see HENRY O'HARA that I didn't notice the dates. I will go back to St. Lawrence O'Toole and look around...I'm sure Henry, jr. is near them.
Could you please attach his parents: His father, Henry 132413609 and his mother, Mary 132413696. I'll get back to you...
Sorry
Linda
Added by Linda Burton Kochanov on Jul 06, 2014 2:31 PM
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