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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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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
RE: Hobans
Would think there would be more information about the son, James who died in 1888. I can only find one reference to their relationship father/son in a family tree on ancestry, Curran_Bell Family tree. Listed as the source: "Burial records at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, DC". Can ask the tree creator about this source.
Listed also on this tree is Mamie James' wife, also listed as buried at Mount Olivet. died 1909. (Sometimes folks do get things wrong on ancestry, however.) I did however, find references/sources for James Hoban, the grandson, who died in 1918 and some of his family, who are also buried in Mt Olivet. They had not been added, so I added them. Interesting family, maybe there are more Hobans in the family plot who have no headstones than I realized. Or can look at next trip to see if any are adjoining or close by.
Added by Jane on Jan 27, 2017 11:10 AM
Elizabeth Olmstead
Eva Harwell
Thanks much for replacing the photo for Eva.

Added by Elizabeth Olmstead on Jan 24, 2017 9:46 AM
Brenda King
Mary Faile Robinson
Thank you for your service in educating our children and sincere thanks for your contributions to Find-a-Grave:)
Added by Brenda King on Jan 23, 2017 9:37 AM
Elizabeth Camp Anthony
RE: Wrong headstone picture
Memorial number for Melba Ware is 140649837 and
check Walter's page also....I didn't print it so
I didn't copy #....Thanks for taking care of this.
Elizabeth Camp Anthony
Added by Elizabeth Camp Anthony on Jan 18, 2017 6:38 PM
Elizabeth Camp Anthony
Wrong headstone picture
picture of headstone placed with write-up of
Walter and Meble Ruth Costner Ware is for Walter's
brother Buford and sister-in-law Stella...It should
be put with their pages.....These gentlemen are
cousins and neighbors of mine....or at least Buford
still is. Elizabeth Camp Anthony
Added by Elizabeth Camp Anthony on Jan 18, 2017 9:01 AM
rj Harlan
R Franklin Quantrill
There are two Caroline Quantrills in the same cemetery with him. Unfortunately the one that is his mother was connected to him as his wife. Wonder if you can help fix this. Thanks.
Added by rj Harlan on Jan 15, 2017 9:38 AM
Carl Catherman
Jackie Grooms
Thank you very much for adding the bio note. I appreciate your quick response.
Added by Carl Catherman on Jan 08, 2017 5:04 PM
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