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Rich Dohm (#47091329)
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Bio Photo I live in the Carytown section of Richmond, Virginia, USA. I grave the area of New Jersey to Georgia, but mostly around Virginia, looking for lost or forgotten cemeteries. And often while walking those cemeteries I'll see some neglected or damaged or sinking markers, so I tidy them up, and sometimes get more involved, then take a picture and post it, feeling like I might be their last best chance to be remembered for some future researcher. We all have the same purpose, we're all working for posterity, and I think this data base has become a number-one stop for any family history researcher.

I'm a U.S. Navy veteran, Vietnam era, duty aboard the USS Canopus AS-34. I raised a family, but lost my wife. I made a career in newspaper production, am now retired, and enjoy volunteer gravestone photography. The best way I've found to get a readable gravestone photo is to redirect sunlight to create shadows in the carved surface.

One thing, I'd like to ask the community at large, is quit cropping photos... it makes a perfectly normal photo look a lot less attractive. Please post natural photos.

Anyone who wants to use my photos may do so, without any restriction, so help yourself. They have been posted here for you to use. And if you want a transfer, simply ask for it.
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Linda Russell Lewis
Phillip J. Russell 85300466
Cool Springs Cemetery - I would love to find out his father's parents. (Jeremiah B. Russell, b. 1820) and/or where he is buried, and any siblings.
Added by Linda Russell Lewis on Oct 19, 2017 8:15 PM
Tracie Curnell
Willie Thomas
No, I can not edit but I left an edit for them to erase the bio. Hope it works.
Tracie
Added by Tracie Curnell on Oct 17, 2017 2:44 PM
Robert Hodsdon
message on bowley stone
hi rich:

thank you for posting a photo of the stone area in richmond national cemetery where isaac bowley my 3rd great-grandfather could be buried. is there anyway to confirm he would be in the cemetery. there is a memorial for him in the macwahoc cemetery in maine where he was from, but body not there it is in virginia.
robert hodsdon
Added by Robert Hodsdon on Oct 16, 2017 5:10 PM
William Peel
Thomas Zeugner Photo.....
Hello Rich,
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. I really appreciate this.
Thomas is listed under the heading "Persian Gulf" war, so he is the correct one.
Again, Thank you, have a nice day.
Will
Added by William Peel on Oct 04, 2017 3:35 PM
Jan
RE: Art Bell ~ Pleasant Hill Cemetery
You are so very welcome.
Added by Jan on Oct 03, 2017 3:54 PM
A Egan
RE: John Ramson Bayne family cemetery ~
Thanks. Stella's sons found two additional graves between the main cemetery and the oldest Bayne house.
Added by A Egan on Sep 28, 2017 6:59 AM
Arleta💕
RE: Oak Forest Cemetery ~ Kenbridge
Thank you for volunteering to take stone photographs without a request; your help and contribution to Find A Grave is most appreciated. Have a blessed day!
Added by Arleta💕 on Sep 23, 2017 10:23 AM
Lydia
Oak Forest Cemetery
Thank you so much!
Added by Lydia on Sep 23, 2017 10:23 AM
TFJ
RE: James Warren Roach ~ Florida National
You're very welcome. It was an honor to take the pictures for you.

Terry...
Added by TFJ on Sep 02, 2017 2:05 PM
Shipbird
Dutcher
Thanks for the photo.
Added by Shipbird on Aug 30, 2017 10:52 AM
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