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Spaceman Spiff (#46783007)
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(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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Messages left for Spaceman Spiff (1326)[Leave Message]
Raenette Hart
RE: Kidd Family
Thank you for your response. I am so sorry I haven't responded back before now. Alot has happened in my family. Any ways,Mary Was married to Milfred Perry. But she first married my great grandfather Harry Hunley. They divorced when my grandpa Lloyd Max Hunley was just a young boy. About Bryant and Rebecca that is very odd. Cause I looked it up on her side of the family and it stated that Mr bowman took all the head stones off there Graves and used them for the filler of his back porch. Don't know if any of that I'd true. It also stated that he planted a corn and wheat or bean field where the cemetery used to be. But it was called the Oaks family cemetery. God Bless
Added by Raenette Hart on Sep 22, 2017 5:38 AM
Sherlocks Cousin
RE: P.S.
Totally agree on the SSDI, also from experience! My step-mom's Aunt was in a DE nursing home and the son had her paperwork and checks sent to FL. Of course the SSDI showed last residence as FL and Mom was always visiting the Aunt in DE and she died in DE. So you and I are one up on people who want to disagree, but we know the TRUTH - lol. Have a super evening.
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Sep 18, 2017 7:32 PM
Sherlocks Cousin
David Salmons
Thanks for his father's link. I did a lot of research on David today to make sure James was his father and added additional info to David's bio. I wonder if he originally deserted as his father died at Harper's Ferry.
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Sep 18, 2017 6:10 PM
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Partin
Randy???
Dillon????
Frank would also transfer his, I'm sure(Darrell)...super good man, only on Find A Grave to document the fallen
Added by 1-48069415 on Sep 16, 2017 4:53 PM
1-48069415
Partin
Did you safely survive Irma?????
Added by 1-48069415 on Sep 16, 2017 4:45 PM
1-48069415
Partin transfers
Absolutely DELIGHTED to transfer to you.....HAPPY to reunite family members.....no relation to me....God bless!
Ann
Added by 1-48069415 on Sep 16, 2017 4:43 PM
Carol Hudson
RE: Royal Palm South Cemetery
Hi - Yes, I realized that. I usually ask one person and if I don't hear from them in a reasonable length of time, I ask someone else. I know it's difficult to keep up with everything.

Thanks so much. I appreciate.

Carol
Added by Carol Hudson on Sep 09, 2017 7:17 PM
Carol Hudson
Royal Palm South Cemetery
Hi - May I have your permission to use the photo you took of the cemetery where my cousin, Webster J Farmer, is buried in my family tree? I appreciate the work you have done for me and others like me who cannot.

Thank you so much,

Carol Barber Hudson
Carol Barber Family Tree
Contributor number 48963249
Added by Carol Hudson on Sep 09, 2017 11:54 AM
Eden1415
PIX - John Berry, Nancy Berry, Idella Berry, Mary Johnson, Sidney Johnson, Moody Foster, & Hannah Fo
WOW Spaceman! YOU have been busy. Thamks for all of the pictures. It was great to hit such a motherload of information.

Thank you;

Warren

Added by Eden1415 on Sep 06, 2017 8:44 PM
Norman Dodge
RE: Find A Grave Memorial # 46783007
John,
Is Annie Celia Shields Coffill a member of your family.

Do you wish a transfer.

Norman
Added by Norman Dodge on Sep 06, 2017 12:46 PM
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