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Syd Gardner (#47902230)
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Bio Photo I'm a dedicated & fanatic family historian & have been on THE QUEST since 1955. I can concentrate on my ancestors but get easily side-tracked by in-laws & the cousins of cousins of cousins, if you know what I mean, & if you love family history as much as I do, then you do know!

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"As we think well of ourselves, let us remember that we are standing on the shoulders of the generations before, for if they had not come, we would not be here."

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+ REMEMBERING A US MILITARY VETERAN +

"A US military veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to 'The United States of America,' for an amount of 'up to and including my life.'"

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THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
By Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

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Rev. Edward F. Steiner
Info for William Hively
Thank you for the info on William Hively!
Added by Rev. Edward F. Steiner on May 29, 2015 4:33 PM
Jerri Eoff Sudderth
Thomas Jefferson Beard
Thanks for adding the alternative information regarding his possible parantage.
Added by Jerri Eoff Sudderth on May 20, 2015 2:01 PM
Julia Wright Molitz
Berry O Neece Rose Hill Cemetery
Thank you for bringing to my attention the parents of Berry Neece. I just looked up several records, marriage, death cert, census and city directories then up graded Find A Grave for the family. This is not my family but rather I walked the Rose Hill Cemetery in Fayetteville, TN many years ago to collect head stone information.
Added by Julia Wright Molitz on May 15, 2015 8:16 PM
Anne
Hecox Memorials
Syd,

Thank you so for sponsoring Hiram & Relief Hecox memorials!

I've also added the corrections that you've suggested.

Welcome to Find A Grave and good luck with your ancestor search.
Added by Anne on Aug 10, 2012 4:07 AM
 

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