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Charlie Ward (#46770133)
 member for 12 years, 6 months, 2 days
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Bio Photo I've been one of my family's "historians" for over 10 years, researching our family trees, and I totally enjoy it.

Taking photographs of headstones and submitting cemetery information is such vital work, because it helps people locate their loved ones. The headstone photograph helps to document it, since many times these precious artifacts are vandalized or damaged by weather and age. I find great joy in helping others find their family members.

I have been in process of transcribing all the cemeteries in Jim Wells County, TX since 2004. Every so often, I'll do some in San Patricio and Nueces Counties.

Please note that I photograph & transcribe entire cemeteries & do not catch duplicates until I'm ready to upload photos. So if you spot a duplicate, then click the "Edit" button at the memorial & let me know about it. Thanks!

Please click the "Edit" button at the memorial to notify me of any corrections, additions, adding relationship links or to request transfers. This process will work quicker & better than emailing me or leaving a message here

I love uniting the memorials I've created with their family.
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Ernesto Duque
St Particks Cemetery
Hi Charlie:

My Mother's family was from town of San Patricio and although the cemetery does not seem to be in records I found the cemetery at St Patricks in San Patricio.
Do you have any experience with this cemetery?
I suspect that several of my relatives might be there.
Any info you might have would be appreciated?

Thanks, Ernesto Duque
Added by Ernesto Duque on Mar 16, 2017 1:12 PM
Tommy Neumann
Re: Lorine Agnes Gloor Beutnagel, Memorial # 18966314
Good afternoon Charlie,

How are you doing? I constantly see memorials you have created when I'm researching my family and the family of my wife, and I appreciate your efforts. My wife's mother was Gladys Minnie Gloor DeReese, Memorial #18075456. One of Gladys' sisters, Lorine Agnes Gloor Beutnagel, is still living and doing well.

That's why I'm contacting you this afternoon. The memorial for Lorine seems to indicate that she was born in Lavaca County, Texas. She says that she was born outside of Yorktown, DeWitt County. Her birth certificate says that she was born in Yorktown, but in an "Amendment to Certificate of Birth" filed on August 21, 1970 by her mother, Mrs. Willie Gloor (Alma Schmidt Gloor), it says Lorine was actually born in "Rural, DeWitt County, Texas."

If you are willing to transfer Lorine's memorial to my maintenance, I would be grateful. I would even be more grateful for the transfer of my wife's father, Norman Willie DeReese, Memorial # 18075455.

FYI, I have previously tried to contact you by email, but without success; my emails have always been returned as not deliverable. Your email has been inactive since at least 2015. Do you have a current active email address? Sometimes I like to contact memorial creators privately as opposed to placing them as public messages for all to see.

Thank you for all you do for the Find a Grave site. It is gratefully appreciated.

Tommy Neumann
Houston, TX
Find a Grave Contributor # 48588967
Added by Tommy Neumann on Jan 30, 2017 12:56 PM
pz
Odell Thornton #35854928
Hi--Thanks for all your work. I have submitted edits for Odell based on obituary, d. certificate, and census. Thank you. Peggy
Added by pz on Oct 24, 2016 12:08 PM
Linda Keown Franke
Patricia Moore Franke isn't dead
Patricia Moore Franke (memorial #18026784) isn't dead.
She has a double headstone with her husband.
I am her niece.

Linda Keown Franke
Added by Linda Keown Franke on Oct 16, 2016 5:56 AM
Gidget Tarwater
August Hinze, Sr.
This is a rough translation of the writing on his tombstone - Grave Memorial# 18121864. He is buried in the Sons of Hermann Cemetery in Orange Grove.


Endligh did you overcome
some serious hard hours
some day and some night
spent in pain did you
stand firm did you endure
your pain your flagen
until the death of your eye brag
dogh you awake in heaven gist
Added by Gidget Tarwater on Jun 10, 2016 6:43 PM
John Steward
Zebulum Vance Smith Sr.
Hi, Charlie - I have sent edits for Zebulum Smith (#42139870). His birth place is derived from both his death certificate and World War II Draft Registration card.

Thank you for all you do.

John
Added by John Steward on May 29, 2016 9:14 AM
Jeannie Murrow Williford
CONNECTION
HI Charlie,
could you connect Virgie May Quinn #42538510 to her parents

James Williford 42538523
Hattie Williford 42538525

all buried in Sandia cememtery.

thanks
Jeannie Williford
Added by Jeannie Murrow Williford on May 26, 2016 10:03 PM
Maria Russell
Question
Hi Charlie,
Hope all is well. I found out where my maternal g/father is buried.
Charlie, is dilworth cem and el coyote cem one and the same?
Maria
Added by Maria Russell on May 01, 2016 11:34 PM
MooreToots
Email address.....
I tried to email you a Death Cert. on someone, but it keeps going out and coming back, so you never get it. Mine is pattidon4346@hotmail.com, please write back.

Don (Mooretoots)
Added by MooreToots on Apr 15, 2016 3:00 PM
Irma (Salinas) Holtkamp
Eliseo Garcia (Find A Grave Memorial# 11635323)
You have incorrectly assumed that Eliseo Garcia (Find A Grave Memorial# 11635323) was the son of Virginia G Garcia (Find A Grave Memorial# 11635311). Eliseo was Virginia's younger brother NOT her adopted son. Eliseo's parents were Agustin/Augustin Garcia and Julia Reyes (sometimes listed as Julia Mata).

Eliseo was married to Berta Trevino (Find A Grave Memorial# 11635325). Please see his death certificate attached to my family tree at Ancestry.com - http://person.ancestry.com/tree/1600688/person/-1912892974/facts

Thank you and I hope you will make the correction as indicated above.

--Irma (Salinas) Holtkamp
Added by Irma (Salinas) Holtkamp on Mar 24, 2016 12:09 PM
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