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Gate Keeper (#47117174)
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Bio Photo I currently live in the Richmond, Virginia area. I have been researching since about 1991. I recently started adding photographs to my research.

I enjoy walking old cemeteries and documenting the grave stones for families requesting such information and also to preserve in history the head stones of our lost generations. There are so many grave markers that are unreadable and unknown to the future generations. Once lost, they are lost forever and unknown to future generations and families.

I also have taken the task of documenting as many veterans as possible. They served our country and need not be forgotten, but saved for future generations to remember.
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 • 11,541 Memorials Added
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 • 25 Volunteer Photos Taken
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 • 32 Virtual Cemeteries
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Woodford Broaddus
Thank you for the wonderful job you did with Mr. Broaddus' memorial. I love the photo of him and the one of the church too. Even though we hadn't seen one another in years, I never forgot him or his wonderful family. His wife Jean was my Sunday School teacher when I would go to Shiloh with my family. I especially loved two of his granddaughters. I live in another state now and can't visit like I want to so being able to see this memorial is wonderful.
Added by Jill on Jul 06, 2014 4:11 PM
sherri schaefer bagby
Bagby updates
Thank you for processing the updates for Bagby memorials.

Added by sherri schaefer bagby on Jul 05, 2014 3:43 PM
Michael Tyler
Parents for James Andrew Tyler 33232026

I have added Charles Winston Tyler(131501295) and Ellen E. Southard Tyler(131501657) to Find-A-Grave.
Added by Michael Tyler on Jun 18, 2014 1:31 PM
Michael Tyler
James Andrew Tyler 33232026

If you could correct the parent information for James Andrew Tyler it would be appreciated. His parents are Charles Winston Tyler (1880-1960) and Ellen E. Southard (1882-1960). Both parents are interred in Oakwood, but I don't have photos yet.

The parents listed and linked - David Gardiner Tyler (#6654914)and Mary Morris Jones Tyler (#14671541) are actually the parents of James Alfred Jones Tyler (#93518390)

Michael Tyler
Added by Michael Tyler on Jun 13, 2014 6:25 AM
William Franklin Owens
Thanks for the update and connections on information for William Franklin Owens and his wife in Hollywood Cemetery.
Best wishes, Mary
Added by MCK on Jun 03, 2014 6:02 PM
Ernestine MassieTabor
Goin #115825941
What a great job you are doing. Thank you. Would you consider letting me manage Joseph O. Goin 115825941 and Lula G. Goin 115826003? Joseph's grandfather is my great grandfather. I have searched for this family for a long time.
If not, Joseph's middle name is Oscar and his parents are father #122076194 and mother #130035432. Joseph Oscar's wife is Lula #115826003. Thank you so much. Tina
Added by Ernestine MassieTabor on May 19, 2014 9:25 AM
Kitty Q - Q
Terry Wayne Snead #77422267
Hello....Would you please add this to Mr. Snead's information. Buried: Jeter Avenue, Section 5, Lot 10.
Thank you,
Kitty Q.-Q.
Added by Kitty Q - Q on May 10, 2014 12:44 PM
Chuck Schubert
Thanks for taking the time to work the fields of Oakwood. I was there last week and know that there is about 18.000 more to go. I took about 6000 shots on the back side near the freeway. I see near the center that you have already started working on it. The cemetery looked in pretty bad shape, but I think they mow the lawn 1-2 times a year. I was hit with a large amount of rain while I was in the graveyard. Many of the over turned headstones need to be replaced. I am from California and enjoyed the rain and the 3 days I spent in Oakwood Cemetery. Chuck Schubert
Added by Chuck Schubert on May 07, 2014 12:38 PM
The leaves of my trees...
S V Martin follow up
After further research, it would appear that you have him attributed to being the son of his paternal grandparents. When I look them up, so far, I do not see an S. V. Martin as their son, but, there is an S.V. Martin who is their grandson.
Added by The leaves of my trees... on May 04, 2014 9:22 AM
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S.V. Martin
You have a memorial for S.V. Martin at Hollywood Cemetery, in Richmond VA. You have connected to him parents Benjamin Martin and Rebecca Higgins. According to info someone attached to this via a photo, his parents were Fountaine Martin and Martha Drummond Martin. Please clarify who this S.V. Martin is and who his parents were. Thank you.
Added by The leaves of my trees... on May 04, 2014 8:23 AM
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