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Richard Jordan (#46497047)
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Bio Photo I retired as an elementary school principal in 2000. As a person that sleeps only 4 hours a night that leaves 20 hours to fill. Sitting home is not an option. Now, I drive a school bus 5 hours a day and visit cemeteries every chance I get. I have never been to a cemetery that charged admission and seldom is there a crowd. My wife, Sandra, is of a like mind so it works well. We both enjoy the hunt and the thrill that comes with each discovery. Let us know if we can help. If you have additional information on one of my post or you are a relative and want ownership, I will gladly transfer it to you. Just ask. Oh! By the way just call me Doc!
NOTE: Many times the family plot has names different from those on the headstone. I always attempt to provide a reference point for markers. Hope this is not confusing.

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Henry's Green Hill Cemetery
Hi Doc,

I suggested edit of birth and death dates for J. Robert Henry and his wife Mattie l L. Owen Henry. There big stone just has the year, the smaller stones have the dates. I attached the smaller stones and a picture of the site. This way you can see where I got the dates from.
Added by CathyC on Mar 27, 2017 9:22 PM
Thank you, Mr. Jordan
Mr. Jordan,
Thank you so much for posting a photograph of the Dobbins family plot at Oakland Cemetery in Gaffney, SC. My great-great grandmother is buried there and I went there today to find her grave. Without your picture, we never would have found it (we used the tree in the background as a reference and after about 30 minutes of driving around, finally located it). It meant a lot to our family to locate that grave. Thank you again!
Added by Elaine on Mar 19, 2017 5:04 PM
bill preston
Donald Ellsworth Hills #44802653
Doc: Many thanks for such a quick turnaround on edits. All the best. Bill Preston in Saratoga NY
Added by bill preston on Mar 18, 2017 12:31 PM
mem 24934177
Thanks for the fast response to transfer James Taylor b. 1905 to me. I have made the correction. Now please transfer James C Taylor, Jr b. 1934 and d. 2001 so I can make family connections. Thanks. Lorraine in Idaho
Added by Lorraine on Mar 16, 2017 6:01 AM
James Caswell Taylor
Thanks for your transcription work. I found a BIG error: James Caswell Taylor #30453279, you have his father listed with the same info and his son listed with same info. He is my 2nd cousin. Please transfer to I can correct the info.
Thanks. Lorraine in Idaho Find A Grave #96428541
Added by Lorraine on Mar 15, 2017 7:56 AM
Jayne Flippin Mitchell
Doc, thank you for your quick response to my request for transfer on Burwell Blanton. Jayne
Added by Jayne Flippin Mitchell on Mar 03, 2017 10:59 AM
RE: Dixon
Hi Richard. The Dixons are my grandparents and I would definitely like to contribute to the Dixon Memorials. My maternal Aunt married a Matlock and they divorced when I was very young, so I may pass on future contributions to the Matlock Memorials. Thank you for asking and please let me know what I need to do to be involved with managing the Dixon Memorials.
Added by kris704 on Feb 26, 2017 10:08 AM
N White
Thank you very much for the photos of the Summerrow's headstones, its much appreciated.
Added by N White on Feb 14, 2017 7:32 AM
Jim Savage
James Earl Reynolds edit
Thanks, again.
Jim Savage
Added by Jim Savage on Feb 10, 2017 4:33 PM
Jim Savage
Irene Fitzgerald Reynolds edit
Thank you.
Jim Savage
Added by Jim Savage on Feb 10, 2017 4:32 PM
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