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Bruce and Wendy Linz (#47110453)
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Bio Photo Hello. Wendy and I live in the Memphis area.

My career in the Marine Corps landed us here. After retiring from the Corps, we settled and are building the next chapter of our lives. Our children and grandchildren remain our first love, but we do have a passion for genealogy and history.

I am an avid military researcher and collector, and Wendy is a member of the Mayflower Society, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Daughters of Union Veterans.

In between our full time jobs, we enjoy researching and sharing our discoveries. We have enjoyed the richness and bounty our country has to offer largely due to the work and sacrifice of our ancestors. Thus as a way to honor them, we strive to preserve the history of their journeys. Participating in organizations such as Find A Grave allows us to do just that.

Bruce's family includes the surnames: Doeller, Feltes, Gumtow, Hachman, Hechley, Keis, Koppy, Linz, Paterlick, Probst, Ringloff, Salzl, Schmidt, Streitz, Urban, Wiener.

Wendy's family includes the surnames: Allerton, Burow, Clark, Cushman, Dawson, Dumerce, Eaton, Johnson, Jones, Judkins, Kraft, Miller, Moore, Pearcy, Priest, Rahn, Robideaux (aka Robidoux), Smart, Spencer, Stevens, Stewart, Walker, Weins.

If you have information about any of our families we would love to hear from you. Let's trade stories.

Any photos I post on Find a Grave are intended to be used. Please feel free to use the photos for your personal needs or documentation.
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lanterns2
RE: George Seile
Hi Bruce:
The reason you can't find him is because he is buried in NASHVILLE! :)
Apparently the VA entered him wrong. This is confirmed by the Nashville NC register and the VA Nationwide Grave Locator. Sorry for the hassle; I'll get the grave location corrected ASAP.
I've also removed the photo request.
Thanks for the heads up, Marine!
lanterns2
Added by lanterns2 on Dec 01, 2016 5:26 PM
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Memphis Nat'l Cem Photos
Thanks again!
Dave T.
SUVCW
Added by Sons of Union Veterans of... on Nov 29, 2016 5:57 PM
lanterns2
More Memphis NC Photos
Thanks again folks! Appreciate the time it took to get these!
lanterns2
Added by lanterns2 on Nov 29, 2016 5:49 PM
LAE
Feltes
Can you please look at memorial 159354766 and let me know if the information is correct? If she is related then I can transfer her to you since you have other relatives. Thanks! Laure
Added by LAE on Nov 15, 2016 10:01 AM
GINGER PEAK JONES
Terry W. Peak
I wanted to thank you for taking the time to get this picture for me. I was only a baby when my father passed away. Now that I am older and the rest of my family is now passed away, I find myself searching for more information on each of them regularly. I can only assume that it is my way of keeping them close. I now live in Florida and I'm unable to go to the cemeteries anymore. So I do very much thank you for taking time to do this for me.


Sincerely,
Ginger Peak Jones
Added by GINGER PEAK JONES on Nov 04, 2016 6:40 PM
charles klingel
Calvert C. Gillham
Yes I think it is the same guy 1860 census shows his name as Calvert Cameron father John Newton Gillham Historical Sketch fourth Reg. Iowa vol. inf. Gillham Calvert C. Residence Rolla Mo. Enlisted Dec. 2 1861 Died of Diarrhea Oct. 31 1862 Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis Tn. Do you know if there is a Cemetery by this name in Memphis. I can't find any Celeb C. Gillham in any census.
Added by charles klingel on Oct 31, 2016 9:09 AM
Lisa Phillips
RE: Thomas Marotta
Your welcome! Glad to help.

Lisa Phillips
Added by Lisa Phillips on Oct 30, 2016 7:08 PM
m728h
Wm (Washington) Brown/Co F, 57 Ohio Inf.
Success!
Thank you for the heads up. I found the old records on ancestry when I just searched under death, obits only and not a general search. I was looking for my ancestor Washington Brown, same co. and regiment, same cemetery. Everything matched except the name and plot-kind of a big problem.  The old book showed section '1' (you were right), plot 76 crossed out in red, and 4722 written in, as the plot is noted on findagrave. So Washington's first name was William evidently. I am fairly certain no family member has ever visited his grave, so I appreciate you honoring him until I can get there in person.

Thank you again.
Mary
Plano, TX
Added by m728h on Oct 21, 2016 4:43 PM
Peggy Carrigan
Bessie McOwen
Thank you very much for fulfilling my request. There were two brothers, and each one married a Bessie, so it was easy for one to get them confused. I believe Robert Kahn McOwen married a Bessie Lee Cummings, not Bessie Mae, I believe. Robert Kahn McOwen was my grandfather's brother. Now I am really confused, too.I truly appreciate your quick response to my request.

Sincerely,
Peggy Carrigan
Added by Peggy Carrigan on Oct 14, 2016 3:05 PM
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Henry Schuyler
Thanks for the great photo!
Dave
Added by Sons of Union Veterans of... on Oct 13, 2016 6:25 PM
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