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Fred Sanford (#46577478)
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It's that time of year again!

Check out Carl Braatz in Cedar Hill cemetery in Suitland, Md - F.A.G. ID # 96241199 - you will like this fellow a lot...leave some flowers too!


Note: any reference to the city of Washington versus the county of Washington, both of which were used in the early days of the District of Columbia (D.C.) will be omitted on my memorials or any requests to alter them since the residence of the deceased and/or the actual place of death would also have to be known and before 1850 or so. The city was divided into several parts when drawn up and laid out in the 1790s but these distinctions were dropped long before 1850. There is a need for some memorials of an early date to have this but for most others it is not accurate any longer. All are just Washington, D.C.

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Regarding Benjamin Colson.

You sent an edit request for Benjaman Colson - a Florida birthplace and the name of a father. I'm wondering what sources you have used to find that information and if you are related to him?

Thank you and all the best.
Added by seekerJay on Nov 29, 2015 8:45 AM
RE: Re: George Hardy @ CH
Interesting read. Terry Hardy's memorial was first. It appears that Dottie wanted to add a "photo album" so created a 2nd memorial and then loaded Terry's memorial also.

At one time, it was 5 photos, then we had to sponsor the memorial if we wanted to add more.
She did not sponsor his memorial (unless I missed something).

Terry's photo of the grave appears at the very end of the photos on the 2nd page. If he were aware of the duplication of the memorial, he could move the photo to the first page. Isn't burial what this site is about?

Your research on George is excellent!
Thanks for sharing.
Added by Margaret on Nov 29, 2015 6:02 AM
Stephen Decker
RE: Re: James Costello @ Ft. Lincoln
I have to be honest and let you know I am working on doing all of this cemetery. So by luck I hit the one you requested it is hard to find a single mark unless you have an idesa what section it is in. Office is obnoxious to work with.
Added by Stephen Decker on Nov 28, 2015 6:49 PM
Cynthia Waring Shockley
George W. Hardy - #144052985
Hello Fred,

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

I've asked one of my cousins who lives near Davidsonville Methodist Church and Cemetery to please stop by and see if she can find George W. Hardy's grave marker and take a photo for us.

If she can't find it -- and you have the one you took of his grave in Cedar Hill in Suitland as well as his wife Evie and post it -- then we can ask Malia to delete's George's record showing him buried in Davidsonville with his parents and a number of siblings.

You're right -- sometimes the papers just don't get it correct about the location of interment. So despite what the Baltimore Sun reported that he was buried in Davidsonville we can make sure his Findagrave record is accurate with a photo of his headstone/marker you took in Cedar Hill in Suitland and delete the Davidsonville record.

Best wishes,

Added by Cynthia Waring Shockley on Nov 28, 2015 2:33 PM
Find A Grave Memorial# 143029628 - Joseph
Find A Grave Memorial# 143029663 - his wife, Annette

Thanks, Fred, for fulfilling the photo requests for these memorial pages. Much appreciated.
Added by SLGMSD on Nov 25, 2015 11:56 AM
Dena Ciepley
Martin Welfred Grigsby
Hi Fred
So I'm going to assume we are related some how. In all my research your name keeps coming up and your research. I have plenty of Sanfords, Grigsby's & Allens in my tree. The reason I am contacting you is, I noticed you put up a page for Martin Grigsby, buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery. There is no picture of his headstone. I have one. I can send it to you if you like. What is your email?
Added by Dena Ciepley on Nov 20, 2015 4:54 PM
Chet Walker
Murray & Verrilli photos
Thank you so much for the photos.
May I have your permission to use in my family tree?
Added by Chet Walker on Nov 17, 2015 5:18 AM
Womack and Ida Roy
Thank you for the photos of their markers. Sad to see that no one ever got Womack's death date engraved on his. I appreciate you taking the photos and giving me the heads up!
Added by Abra on Nov 15, 2015 12:25 AM
Cindy (Seifert) Cooper Abelson
Thank you for the Picture.
Added by Cindy (Seifert) Cooper Ab... on Nov 14, 2015 7:57 PM
RE: 51111118 Mary E. Sears

Just made the request for the photo.

Are you still working in S. Md? I would be
happy to share information for a few family cemeteries that need to be located for photos.

Added by Margaret on Nov 09, 2015 4:19 PM
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