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Spaceman Spiff (#46783007)
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Bio Photo (John C. Carter)

(Will be spending part of the summer in southwestern Maine).

Happy to photograph at any cemetery in the Tampa Bay, FL area! (or in the Lakes Region of SW Maine).

Born in Dover, DE, (to parents from NJ & WV), I lived in southern CA until age 12, & then in Raton, (a small town in N.E. New Mexico), which I consider my home town. I attended NM State Univ for 4 years (with a 1-yr exchange to Oregon State Univ), but did not complete a degree at that time, & later moved back to southern CA, settling in the Orange County area. After 10 yrs in the O.C., I moved to St. Petersburg, FL (Tampa Bay area) in 1990, & have been here ever since.

I have avidly worked on my family's genealogy since the age of 15 ... 43 years ago!

I am a 28-yr member (and former chapter registrar) of the SAR (Sons of the American Revolution) with 7 qualifying ancestors submitted (more to come!), a member of the SUVCW (Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War) with 10 qualifying ancestors or brothers of ancestors (more to come!), a member of the SVR (Sons of Veterans Reserve--affiliated with the SUVCW), a member of the S&DUSCT (Sons & Daughters of U.S. Colored Troops), a member of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Indians of New Jersey, and an associate member of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware.

(Click on my profile pic above to read the story of the Civil War ancestor with whose headstone I'm posing).

I'm very proud that every single branch of my ancestry has been in America since at least pre-Revolutionary times.

Having taken numerous college courses over the years, I finally bit the bullet & enrolled in a program in 2003 to complete my degree, & graduated from Eckerd College (a local, private, liberal arts college) in May 2005 with a B.A. in Creative Writing.

Besides genealogy & writing, my other interests include: clock collecting, books, movies, photography, geocaching, the Civil War, the space program, many types of music, & visiting cemeteries!

Thanks to the creators of this site for doing such a great job!

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Megan Heyl
RE: Kenneth & Sally Artis
Sorry it took so long to transfer. Life got in the way and sometimes you just gotta take care of the living! Have a great summer.
Added by Megan Heyl on Jun 25, 2017 12:29 PM
Judith Arnn-Knight
Ernest Chitwood 1911-2005
Hello -- I am trying to find chitwood relatives in Scott County - is the Tramell Cemetery noted as being in Jellico Creek the same one as the Trammell Cemetery in Winfield?

I have the above Ernest listed in both cemeteries - in the "Jellico Creek" Trammell cemetery his Memorial # is: 11240606

The listing in the Winfield Trammell Cemetery is: Memorial# 40284511

They appear to be the same person.

Thanks, judy arnn-knight

Added by Judith Arnn-Knight on Jun 25, 2017 11:56 AM
Keeper of the Stars
Thank You!
Hey,John,I've been on vacation and checked my e-mails and saw the beautiful photos of the FITCH family in Bridgton,Maine. They are wonderful and I appreciate them so much. I also read about your great great grandfather and our govt. honoring him with a memorial stone. What a great,uplifting story! PS......My husband and I didn't know that one of the Fitch sons was a Civil War vet until we saw your photo!!! Blessings,Susan
Added by Keeper of the Stars on Jun 24, 2017 9:16 PM
Glenn Simmons
RE: Mial Jordan*%20%2Bsurname%3AJordan%20%2Bany_place%3AMaine
Added by Glenn Simmons on Jun 23, 2017 4:20 AM
Genealogy Lover
RE: Your email RE Bramlet Phillips
I hope you can find out all you need to know!
Added by Genealogy Lover on Jun 21, 2017 11:54 AM
M. Kaplan
Herman Kaplan
Hi! I just made a photo request for Herman Kaplan, Memorial #180551017. Can you fulfill the request?
Added by M. Kaplan on Jun 20, 2017 10:31 AM
Nedra Weber
Rebecca Brown Jones
Thank you so very much for all of your efforts!!!

She might be in the grave of her father, Robert Alvah Brown.

I really appreciate this... and thank you again.

Nedra Weber
Added by Nedra Weber on Jun 18, 2017 9:28 PM
Nedra Weber
Sarah Sawyer
Thank you so very, very much for the taking the picture!!! You did such a nice job!!!

Nedra Weber
Added by Nedra Weber on Jun 18, 2017 9:23 PM
Shannon L Ester
RE: Clara Sims Oaks
I see. Thank you for letting me know.
Added by Shannon L Ester on Jun 16, 2017 8:42 PM
Larkin and Sarah Jordan
Thanks very much for the great pictures of Larkin and Sarah Jordan's gravestones!
Added by JJoyce on Jun 14, 2017 11:54 AM
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