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David Blewster Knight (#47958606)
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Bio Photo I'm David, and one of my many hobbies involves genealogy and family history, which I have pursued more than 30 years. I have watched Find A Grave's growth over the last several years and have found it to be an important and very useful resource. Hence, I have elected to become a more active participant, as time permits. As a volunteer, my prime interest is in assisting other genealogists and family historians in obtaining photographs of the graves of their kin.
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Janet Mess
James Oliveira 1047639
Thank you so much for the photo of James and his wife Georginia. You do good work. Is there any way to also add GPS coordinates to this memorial? That would be awesome!
Added by Janet Mess on Aug 20, 2016 9:44 AM
Janet Mess
Harold Vierra #3795566
Thank you for your help with photos identifications. Do you have the capabilities to mark GPS coordinates with your cell phone? That would be awesome!
Added by Janet Mess on Aug 20, 2016 9:34 AM
Margaret M Thomas
Thank you for taking the photo of Mom's temporary inscription on the niche at Punchbowl. I am so sorry to have wasted your time, but I thought that by now her inscription would have been completed as it has been over 2 months.
Added by PTF on Aug 20, 2016 8:34 AM
Many thanks
Added by GraverGuy on Aug 13, 2016 8:30 PM
g wallace
Nat'l Mem Cem of the Pacific
Mahalo for taking the pictures and uploading to FIND A GRAVE. We are very grateful.
Aloha! Yoshi
Added by g wallace on Aug 06, 2016 9:54 AM
Ray Robinson #1258733046
Thanks for the Great picture and fast turnaround.
Added by Dub on Jul 28, 2016 7:15 PM
Eugene Maresca
Charles Clark
Thanks for the photo.

I served with Chief Clark and knew his wife as well.

Good memories of both of them.

Gene Maresca
Added by Eugene Maresca on Jul 27, 2016 7:17 AM
memorial #142545217
I may have some further information about Loy Raymond Broome. I have him on a 1930 Census the then 13 yr old son Lula M. Broome ......Hildalgo Parrish Texas. District 57 of the Census. If he died in 1941 he would have been about 23 yrs old.
(father Clarence is found on the 1920 Census in Colorado)

The Census can be seen at:

as listed below:
Loy Broom
United States Census, 1930

Name Loy Broom
Event Type Census
Event Date 1930
Event Place Pharr, Hidalgo, Texas, United States
Gender Male
Age 13
Marital Status Single
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Son
Birth Year (Estimated) 1917
Birthplace Colorado
Father's Birthplace Georgia
Mother's Birthplace Wisconsin
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 2

Lula M Broom Head F 42 Wisconsin
Elgin Broom Son M 17 Colorado
Forest Broom Son M 16 Wisconsin
Loy Broom Son M 13 Colorado
Leverne Broom Son M 9 Oklahoma
Stanley Broom Son M 6 Iowa

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2015), Loy Broom in entry for Lula M Broom, 1930.

You will find his parents and other siblings at the following memorials:
Lula May Andrews #16627362
Clarence Eugene Broome #25766318
Elgin M. Broome #416240
Forrest Glee Broome #74829867

There was also a brother Stanley Broome who was living in Honolulu ca 1976 re his fathers obituary I have not found as yet and another brother LaVerne Broome of College Place, Washington I have not found. I have been researching the Broome family as my Great Grand Uncle Andrews, came to the US from England and married Lula May Broome in 1948...his 3rd marriage.

Hope this is of interest
Jane, Ottawa Ontario Canada
Added by Jane on Jul 09, 2016 11:50 AM
Charles Affleck
Our sincere gratitude
Dear David. I wish to express our sincere gratitude to you for the wonderful assistance that you have provided us in locating our 'long-lost' relatives Gilbert John Watson, Christina Margaret Affleck Watson and their daughter Alice Wellesley "Jeanne" Watson. Your efforts in going the 'extra-mile' are certainly greatly appreciated by us both. Charles Affleck (NZ) and Helen McFarlane (AUS)
Added by Charles Affleck on Jul 04, 2016 2:11 PM
Kapali Kiaha
Mahalo Plenty!!
David, thank you so much for all you were able to do to get that picture done and uploaded! I am extremely appreciative for your efforts and help! I am currently living in Utah and didn't know when I would be able visit again to take that picture. So thank you so so very much for being able to do that for me!
Added by Kapali Kiaha on Jul 03, 2016 9:38 AM
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