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Gordon Brett Echols (#46911705)
 member for 10 years, 5 months
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Bio Photo First of all let me start by thanking the findagrave members who are the boots on the ground who are logging data and creating memorials, your work is invaluable to us all and no words can express my appreciation. I've seen some of my ancestors added to this site I thought I would never ever see.
I am a retired business man living near San Antonio, TX. As my tree grows larger so do the names of families I never knew I was related too.
My primary family names are Echols,Brett,Butsch, and Keith.
Love to hear from you and am willing to help in anyway I can, this is a huge group effort! Findagrave is an incredible resource and will only continue to be so in comiing years.
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Pete Mohney
John Gordon Hickman
I was walking the rows last weekend and took a photo of this man's grave marker. When I searched for him, I found your very nice memorial with the extensive biography, and I thought you might want to know that I've added the stone to the memorial. Also, his wife is on the grave marker, so I created a memorial for her and added the photo to her also.

If she is a relative of yours, let me know and I'll be glad to transfer the memorial to you.

Added by Pete Mohney on Sep 18, 2017 5:30 PM
Sandy Smotek
Algernon Griggs McBride
Hi Gordon,

I was looking for more family members when I saw that you had posted a picture of Algernon Griggs McBride.

I was wondering if your were related to him, and if so, do you have anymore pictures of him and his wife, Ada Bell Losee to whom I am related to.

They had a son, and a daughter. Do you have any info on the Losee or the Weatherwax families?

My Grandson is very interested in Baseball, and is wanting to become a major league baseball player.

Hope to hear from you soon,

Sandy Burnett Smotek
Added by Sandy Smotek on Jul 16, 2017 8:45 AM
Beverly Kane
Myron Smith Allen
Find a grave memorial number 46884452 for Myron Smith Allen contains a great photo of Mr. Allen which was added by you. I am writing an article for the Friends of Rhinebeck Cemetery about Allen and wondering if I could use your photo?


Beverly Kane
Added by Beverly Kane on Jan 20, 2017 12:07 PM
James Simmons
Joseph Simmons
Find A Grave Memorial #67544712 has a picture of my uncle in a Pilots baseball uniform. Is there any info on when this picture was taken, where and what city did this team play in?
I am a new member. I hope you can help.
Added by James Simmons on Dec 13, 2016 3:08 PM
Carol Tessein
duplicate photos
Charles Bunn Bunny Hearn 5/1891-10/1959 and Elmer Lafayette Bunny Hearn 1/1904 - 3/31/1974 have the same photo. Which one is the correct one? Thank you. Carol Tessein
Added by Carol Tessein on Dec 04, 2016 8:05 AM
John Haeussler
Dolly Gray
Greetings Mr. Echols -
I'm (slowly) working on a biography of William "Dolly" Gray (1878-1956), American League and PCL pitcher. I'm wondering if you can direct me to where I might obtain a high-resolution version of the wonderful photo you've posted of Mr. Gray. I'd very much like to include it in my book.
Many thanks! - John
Added by John Haeussler on Aug 13, 2016 2:22 PM
John Swiver suddeth
John Swiver suddeth is my 2nd great Grandfather. Can the realtion between Juanita Jo echols be explained ? I never heard of her as being a half sister to my great grandfather Troy m suddeth.
Thank you
Added by ms1569 on Aug 08, 2016 4:58 PM
John Swiver suddeth
John Swiver suddeth is my 2nd great Grandfather. Can the realtion between Juanita Jo echols be explained ? I never heard of her as being a half sister to my great grandfather Troy m suddeth
Added by ms1569 on Aug 08, 2016 4:52 PM
Gerald Manriquez
Hi Gordon,
My wife's Aunt was married to John Byrne from Silver Bow, Montana. But we found out that there are many many Byrne (s) from Montana and we thought we had narrowed it down to who it was, but was mistaken. Our John married Mary Lacey in Boone, Iowa in 1908 and they were divorced the same year. We assumed he went back to Montana, but can't find any record of him (since there were many Byrne (s) with the name John. But we do know he mother was Esther Kinsella. Do you any source's on Esther and Thomas Byrne and their children. Could we swap data via email. my email address is
Added by Gerald Manriquez on Jul 14, 2016 12:26 PM
April Sartin
Benjamin Roy akin
Hi there...i am finding out that Roy Benjamin akin was my great assuming the pictures of the baseball guy are him. Is this so?? Thank u

I'm April akin sartin
Added by April Sartin on Jul 13, 2016 12:21 PM
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