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Michael [Randy] Walsh (#47947658)
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Bio Photo With much of my immediate family growing in and around the Washington D.C area for generations, I was never overly curious about family history. After a friend who was more interested than I found photos of relatives gravesites in other states who were born during the time of Andrew Jackson I was amazed. Even a marker for my grandmother's unnamed infant son which I had seen in home movies had been photographed by someone.
I am most familiar with DC area's, Holy Rood, Arlington Cemetery, Oak Hill and Cedar Hill Cemetery on Pennsylvania Avenue. I have taken many photos for my own enjoyment and for friends over the years, but realize others are often not so near.

Note also, feel free adding a photo to any of my memorials, as different time of day, light and opportunity may aid in clarity and appreciation to a loved one or researcher. The older photos on this site do not allow you to zoom in, plus digital cameras are much improved since the early 2000's.
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Martha Payne Tucker
Hicks family
Hi Randy,
I am descended from James and Margaret Helen Newton Hicks. I am also descended from the Sydenham Dietz family mentioned in Margaret's blurb. In my ancestry search, I have James born in 1812 and death around 1880. One of the Hicks children, Helen Victoria Hicks (Dietz) is my 2nd great grandmother. She married Sydenham Dietz. Their daughter, Lillian Loretto Dietz married Vivian Elmore Lake, my great grandfather. This branch of the family is in Congressional Cemetery. I have James and Margaret's children as: Robert Fielding Hicks, Anna Martha Hicks, Bennett Clarence Hicks, Helen Victoria Hicks, John Walter Hicks and Walter Hicks. I have a few more, but they could be mistakes in my Ancestry tree. Hope you can find more on James. Thanks for what you've found so far.
Martha Payne Tucker
Added by Martha Payne Tucker on May 15, 2017 11:18 AM
michael heppenstall
herbert tolson
Michael
very many thanks for finding Herbert Tolson and the link to his wife.
it was really appreciated here in Yorkshire England
michael heppenstall
Added by michael heppenstall on May 15, 2017 8:14 AM
Margaret
RE: Strobel
Randy,

While walking the Catholic Cemeteries in DC, will you please let me know if you come across and tombstones for STROBEL or STROBLE.

Your help is appreciated.
Margaret
Added by Margaret on May 10, 2017 10:05 AM
BB
Malones
Randy,

Thanks so much for posting Malones photo. They are my gr. grand parents.

I am still searching for more documentation on them and hope to visit their resting place.

Bernadette Barber

Added by BB on May 09, 2017 7:02 AM
JMac
RE: Mary V.
Sent you the actual dob for James R. You were correct that Mary V and John R are children of John and Mary Longson Bickerton. There eldest son, Charles is now connected too. Am working on their daughter, Anna Brown/Wickham b1876 - last living in NJ. And daughter, Grace Krieger b1881 - last living in NY. Another daughter was born in 1889. Thanks, Randy

John
Added by JMac on May 08, 2017 3:40 PM
L Ferree
Thomas Carr
Thank you for looking into this. I changed the date to 1920 and indicated the conflicting info in the bio.
Added by L Ferree on Apr 26, 2017 11:50 AM
L Ferree
Thomas Carr
Accepted the edits you sent for Thomas Carr, but changed the date of death back to 1919 to reflect what is on the stone. Do you have a source to show that the stone is in error? If so, I can put that with the 1920 year in the notes.
Added by L Ferree on Apr 25, 2017 1:33 PM
L Ferree
John Ritchie
Thanks for the note and the super-clear photo!
Added by L Ferree on Apr 18, 2017 4:29 PM
Anonymous
Ryans
Hi, it be a long time . i will email you soon . you did alot alot for my and my family on the ryans in wdc holly rood . Thanks again.

Some repairs where done paid by my cousin .. on the ryan side

i have more ryans in mt olive and harrisons there .

i just want to say thanks

There may be Jarboes also .

Nally from wdc navy yard not blood related or not but do have connection to them may 1856 a daniel west jarboe shot a killed john r. Nally . google you will see a great story ,, sad but true

more to tell soon via email
Added by Anonymous on Apr 02, 2017 5:51 AM
Margaret
John Wimsett
Randy,

Thanks for the update!

Margaret
Added by Margaret on Mar 30, 2017 3:18 PM
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