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Art Black (#47504563)
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Howdy, I've been doing geneology of my family since the late 1950s when I was old enough to help my mother (Veltmon Goodman White)with her family researches. Yes, my name is Black and hers is White, Mr. White was my stepfather.
We have a large amount of data which I am slowly organizing for her now that I have retired.
On my mothers side, families include Goodman, Alexander, Garey, Hill, Allen and many others.
On my father's side, Black,Smith, Adkins, Fogg (all Giles Co, Tenn) and Inglis, Matthews, Brownfield, Crouch (all Jackson Co, Ala)
Always glad to hear from cousins, no matter how distant.
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Friends of Mountain View Cemetery
Timothy Alexander
Can you send your e-mail address to

I'm collecting the proof of his military service and will have cemetery staff sign the form tomorrow.

I also have a question - online genealogy shows his middle name as Seymour but his military records and burial information give a middle initial of "C,"

Any proof of which it actually is?
Added by Friends of Mountain View ... on Jul 10, 2017 4:40 PM
Friends of Mountain View Cemetery
RE: Alexander Cemetery
Just posted his obituary and other information on my Tragic Deaths blog for the cemetery -

Will get the VA paperwork started and send to you - happy to get his grave marked!
Added by Friends of Mountain View ... on Jul 10, 2017 3:57 PM
Friends of Mountain View Cemetery
Alexander Cemetery
You are shown as managing the memorial for George Leander Alexander in the Alexander Cemetery, DeWitt County, Texas.

I am trying to locate a living family member.

George's son, Timothy Seymour Alexander, served three years in Co. A, 14th US Infantry. After his discharge in 1907, he lived in Oregon City, Oregon and worked at the paper mill. He fell from a stairway at the mill on July 2, 1907 and died instantly. The family chose to have him buried in Oregon City rather than being returned to Texas.

His grave is currently unmarked. He is eligible for a military headstone from the V. A. but this request is most easily done by a family member. I am willing to do most of the paperwork but need a family member to sign it.

Karin Morey, Friends of Mountain View Cemetery
Added by Friends of Mountain View ... on Jul 10, 2017 1:24 PM
Bill Boyd
Goodman Genealogy
I am distantly related and would be glad to share information on the Goodman,Roberds, and Pope lines.
If interested, you can contact me at
Added by Bill Boyd on Sep 22, 2015 7:55 PM
Cindy S Munson
Hilary Adams'
Thank you for taken the photo for me.
Added by Cindy S Munson on Dec 05, 2013 8:16 PM
Susie and Raleigh Adams

Hi Art,

My Family and I are so deeply grateful for the photo you took, for Susie Swinney Adams grave-site!

These memorials mean so much to us - some family and friends cannot travel to pay our respects, and recount thier lives, and contributions.

I am looking forward to sharing your photo with my family, and hearing the stories and memories that your great kindness will bring to mind.

Yours is a gift, truly for all times, it eases the hearts of my elderly family members, helps our younger members learn thier heritage, and ask questions about thier history, and will connect all of us to our family members who have yet to come.

Thank You!
Deb Booth and Family
Added by tecomadrid on Dec 04, 2013 6:15 PM
Anna Turley
RE: Mattie and Robert Fogle
Thanks again! You posted their picture so fast and I really appreciate it! ~Anna
Added by Anna Turley on Nov 21, 2013 5:10 AM
Anna Turley
Thanks much
Added by Anna Turley on Nov 21, 2013 5:07 AM
Anna Turley
much appreciation :)
Thank you so much!!!!
Added by Anna Turley on Nov 16, 2013 12:20 PM
Mary Months
Caty Elizabeth Lee
Dear Art Black,
Thank you so much for taking the photo of Caty Lee and posting it on Find a Grave. I really appreciate the time that you took in going to the cemetery. Thanks! Mary
Added by Mary Months on Nov 13, 2013 8:24 PM
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