|Bill Blackstock (#47688203)|
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My fascination with cemeteries began when I was on active duty in the United States Army. I'm a trumpet player and served as an Army Bandsman for twenty years. During that time I performed Taps at military funerals on more occasions than I can remember. |
While waiting for the funeral procession to arrive I would spend as much time as possible walking through the cemetery reading tombstones. It proved to be a very interesting way to pass the time. Now that I'm a member of the Find A Grave community I can put that interest to good use.
I've either created or manage all memorials for my immediate family, so my focus at this point is creating memorials for others and fulfilling as many local photo requests as possible.
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|Andrew Holstein||Greenwood Cemetary Request|
Please find out as much info as you can about the location of the stone. I was there today 12/23/2016 and it was tough to find stones. There wasn't an office or anyone on the property and for some reason all of the street/lot signs were painted over in black. I will try again another time.
|Tami||Andrew # 138452006 burial in Edmonds, WA|
I am still on it and going back to cemetery this week to check and see if a marker has been placed. If there is not one, I will ask about the time frame and see if one was ordered.
In the meanwhile, I have sent you an edit, as he is buried in Block 5, Lot 85, Gr 5. I am listing all of the Veterans buried in this cemetery, so adding the burial locations. Thank you for your memorial of Andrew Martinis and I will certainly let you know asap when a marker is placed, or if I find further information about a marker this week.
Added by Tami on Dec 21, 2016 10:26 PM
|Ancestry/searcher||Russell Ford/Sylvan Abbey|
Hello Bill, My husband and myself were at Sylvan Abbey this morning and I photographed a marker for Russell Ford. I feel terrible as I didn't check the dates when I took the photos - and I claimed them for your Russell Ford and then fulfilled it. Unfortunately, the Russell I photographed was NOT the Russell Ford that you had requested. I am SO sorry! PLEASE put your photo request back up on FindaGrave, and we will continue to search for him each time we are there. Again, I am very sorry.
Paula and Doug Smith
|Dot Merritt||Bellwood Cemetery|
Thank you Bill for taking time to add the dates to the Gatlin family graves buried in Bellwood Cemetery in Bellwood, Alabama.
I appreciate it so much.
i need help finding my grandfathers grave.his name is James Loyd Hutto..holman funeral said they buried him in 1948 at union freewill baptist church near abbeville,al..can you help..i have been there and can not find a marker...David hutto....email@example.com
|Lamar Chapman||Warren County Grave|
Maybe you can help me.
I have a 4th great grandfather that my records say was buried in Jewel Church Lawn in Oct 1789.
He is Rev Jepetha Vining. If he is buried there, I would have information.
I appreciate you taking care of my old kin....
|Chas Pelham||Martha Jean Pelham Efurd|
Thanks so much for the nice pictures....
|Chris Jones||Thank you|
Thank you for taking time to venture out and take a photo of my 3rd great grandfather Dennis Pittman. I hope to one day visit this cemetery and pay my respects. Have a great holiday season.
|Family Roots||Old Tabernacle Cemetery|
Thanks again!!! Appreciate the great photos you submitted. Keep up the hard work Bill!
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