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R.D. Herring (#47360929)
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Bio Photo Retired from twenty-two years in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1990. Have lived in beautiful East Tennessee since 2004. My wife, Nikki Lynn, and I are interested in helping folks with their local cemetery picture requests.

I am a descendant of the Herrings of Madison County, Georgia. Four brothers (along with their half-brother, James W. Payton) enlisted in Company A, 16th GA Volunteer Infantry Regiment, CSA (Madison County Greys) in 1861/62.

One brother, Henry L. Herring (my gg grandfather), survived, although he lost the use of an arm from a gunshot wound inflicted at Chancellorsville.

Also, their father, Alpheus Herring (age 51 in 1862), in the defense of his country, joined Echol's Light Artillery, CSA when it was organized in July, 1862; he survived.

"Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore." - Ecclus 44: 14

"The past isn't gone. It isn't even past."
William Faulkner

"To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the lives of our ancestors by the records of history?"
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Alisa Monroe Riser
Added by A.M.Rzr on Aug 25, 2017 12:00 PM
Tom Evans Cemetary
Hello. I am LouRitta Evan's Great-grand-daughter. She died not long after my grandfather was born and he, the following year married Eliza Jane Hurst and took her to Olkahoma, then on to Colorado where I was born. I've been living in TN for 13 years and just this last month located LouRitta's grave (because grandpa Elmer (Monroe) had always called her 'Rittie'). It was only because of your photographs that we were able to connect her burial site to our family records due to the known death year and your photos on findagrave.
Thank you!
Just becoming a member today, how would I go about updating information on her site (I have her descendants (with access to photos of their gravestones in Colorado) and her ancestry on her mother's side back to the Revelolutionary War)?
Alisa Monroe Riser
Added by A.M.Rzr on Aug 25, 2017 11:59 AM
ann strickland
strickland cemetery
Hello -I am looking for the strickland family cemetery in danielsville ga, it has Benoi Bennett
strickland and Julie baxter in it can you give me directions.
They are my husbands ancestrys.
his grand son married my husbands aunt, but
Henry peter strickland born 1744 d 1786 is my husbands 5-grand father
I am looking for he and grand mother Marys grave.
can you help me with this,I have a lot of info I will be glad to share.
Sorry -I am Ann Strickland we live on the Diamond Hill Neese rd .If you would like to give me a call
our phone is 706-909-0070.
Look forward to hearing from you--Ann

Added by ann strickland on Aug 10, 2017 4:39 PM
Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
Find A Grave Photo Request Problem - Elizabeth Dalton
Thanks for trying.
Added by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman on Aug 02, 2017 2:13 PM
Rick Miller
Dalton birth order
Hey R.D.,
Martha Jane was the oldest. Her year of birth is listed as 1837, 1838, and 1836 on the 1850, 1860 and 1880 censuses. I favor 1836 as the correct year.
The next child was Louisa, born about 1838.
Then comes Perry who was born in Oct. 1839.
Then Elizabeth 1841.
Nathan P 1842
Barbary Mahulda 1845
Christopher Colby 1849
Harriet A 1850
Sarah J 1852
Mahala J 1854
Rose L 1856
James 1859.
Added by Rick Miller on Jul 20, 2017 1:58 PM
Rick Miller
Nathan P Dalton memorial number 99765933
Hey R.D.,
I thought I would explain why I submitted the name change request on this Dalton, as nearly everybody researching him has his name as Nathan Perry Dalton.
He was the son of Colby and Elizabeth (McGinnis) Dalton. He had an older brother named Perry, who was born Oct. 1839, date of death unknown.
Just about everybody who possibly could, including me for a while, has conflated Nathan P Dalton with his brother Perry.
They are clearly two different people as both of them are listed in their parents' household on the 1850 and 1860 censuses. There is no primary record that I have found that lists Nathan P's middle name as Perry. Somewhere back along the line, somebody assumed that it was Perry, and it has been copied over and over again by other people since then.
Perry was alive at least until 1910, as I have found him on the 1880, 1900, and 1910 censuses. I have yet to find a date of death for him.
If you have questions or comments, don't hesitate to ask.
Added by Rick Miller on Jul 18, 2017 2:26 PM
Clarence J. DILLION
From a grateful Navy Hospital Corpman with 7 years of service, 3 FMF, to the United States Marine Corp. My best memories of military service.

Maryville, TN

Added by Clarence J. DILLION on Jun 17, 2017 8:17 PM
Crayton Gilliam Sr # 171775111
There is another memorial for this person in a different cemetery that was made 2012. He is listed as being in Silver Brook Cemetery and there is also a headstone picture for him there as well. It appears to be the same headstone. Im not sure which maybe correct but wanted to make you aware.

Memorial # 99284075
Added by gagirlstyle on May 09, 2017 12:21 PM
Larry Luna
RE: Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles
You're welcome R.D!
I was just reading some of the notes between you and James(Romper90069). I'm glad the photos are taken care of. I did submit an edit to have the birth year corrected for PFC Robert Olvera. If the person managing this memorial doesn't correct the error, it should automatically correct after twenty one days!

Added by Larry Luna on Mar 26, 2017 3:37 PM
Barbara Howard
RE: SSGT William Earl Howard
Yes, they did have wonderful life, and very much in Love. He never let what happened to him sour his outlook. I have many cousins, but he was my favorite. Yes, he certainly was a Hero.
Added by Barbara Howard on Mar 15, 2017 3:30 PM
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