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Gary Craver (#8390467)
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Bio Photo I worked as a police dispatcher for 37 years for the Centerville Police Department and Appanoose County Sheriff's Office in Iowa, retiring in 2003. I have always been interested in local history and cemeteries. I have been researching my family history for 30 years. I am President of the Appanoose County Genealogical Society and Chairman of the Appanoose County Pioneer Cemeteries Commission. I have researched the people of the Centerville Police Department and Appanoose County Sheriff 's Office; Centerville Mayor's; Coal mining deaths in Appanoose County; Civil War soldiers buried in Centerville's Oakland Cemetery. Also African-Americans buried in Appanoose County. I am presently researching the persons buried in the Appanoose County Farm Cemetery.
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R Burnett
RE: Calvin Trent
I will be glad to look for an obit for Mr. Trent.
Added by R Burnett on Oct 14, 2017 10:27 PM
Donald Bitner
RE: Your Profile Picture
Hi Gary;
Hey, I like this Profile Picture VERY well. The other picture, besides being upside down, it was too small. Was this Oakland Cemetery?
Added by Donald Bitner on Aug 21, 2017 5:20 AM
Donald Bitner
Your Profile Picture
Hi Gary;
I like your Profile Picture. I think you have been upside down long enough, you may pass out, Don.
Added by Donald Bitner on Aug 20, 2017 6:45 AM
Ron Rader
Sally Reed Holbrook
Sally Reed Holbrook at Evergreen Cemetery. I have added a photo to her memorial.
Added by Ron Rader on Sep 15, 2016 7:57 AM
Ron Rader
Reed memorials
If you ever want to manage these Reed memorials, let me know. I can transfer them to you.
Added by Ron Rader on Aug 20, 2016 4:17 PM
Elizabeth French
RE: Jane Maxwell
Unfortunately, I did not see a grave marker for her husband. There was an unmarked grave on one side of her plot.
Added by Elizabeth French on Aug 09, 2016 9:07 AM
Alberta Knotts
Bud Kearney
I found name Judd on Hist. Soc. Cemetery List, Section 11 Row 1. Have not personally seen tombstone. Alberta

P.S. - listed his age as 45, no months or days.
Added by Alberta Knotts on Jul 06, 2016 10:14 AM
RE: Orrin Ray Parks
Thank you.

Added by M M on Mar 12, 2016 11:42 AM
Cindy Lovell & Steve Hols
Joseph Shafer Find A Grave 49411305
Gary, I believe your Joseph Shafer Find A Grave Memorial# 49411305 is a duplicate of Find A Grave Memorial# 14092569 created by Shelli Steedman in 2006.

Your birthdate is different but if you do the math of age at enlistment (28) in 1861 that would make his birth closer to 1833.

Added by Cindy Lovell & Steve Hols on Feb 06, 2016 9:46 AM
Edward & Sophia Gault
Thank you for the information of the correct cemetery, I have updated their memorials. Are you related? If you are, please let me know, and I will transfer. Merry Christmas
Added by Angie on Dec 25, 2015 2:32 AM
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