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Diana Dempsey (#47085512)
 member for 8 years, 21 days
I think we've visted before! Matteson
I'm still trying to find Waite Matteson and wife Sarah, in Shiawasee co, Michigan, either they were buried on the farm with no marker together or they left Mi and went somewhere else! I have a paper showing they owed land in that area, the kids, some stayed in that area too, any suggestions?

Waite Matteson was b. 1792 and died around 1858, Sarah. about 1794 RI too, and not sure if she died before or after Waite.

Thank you for all you are doing to transcribe Owosso cemetaries, however you spell it :)

If you have any ideas, please let know, I've been waiting what seems like forever to find Sarah's family and am stopped cold for 20 years plus, more prayers I guess, thanks Diana, once again!!!

Added by Althea on Feb 10, 2016 3:56 PM

Paul E. Newell
Margareth Fauth Johnson gravestone photo
Hello Diana,

Thank you very much for your time and effort to provide a good photograph of Margaret's gravestone for her Find A Grave memorial. I appreciate your volunteerism.

Paul E. Newell (#47305921)
Find A Grave member for 5 years, 7 months, 12 days.

Added by Paul E. Newell on Feb 01, 2016 2:44 PM

Pat Bell
Thanks for doing the edits. Sorry to hear of your troubles. Hope your daughter and husband get well fast.

Added by Pat Bell on Jan 29, 2016 7:45 PM

Garth Woodward
thank you
thank you for taking gravestone photos for some of my distant relatives in Shiawassee County, Michigan

Added by Garth Woodward on Oct 31, 2015 7:58 PM

Eileen Brado
Valentine Bernat
this is my grandfather, thank you for all your work!
Eileen Brado

Added by Eileen Brado on Sep 28, 2015 8:03 AM

Roy & Stuart Kline
Thank you very much for the headstone photos.
It adds a connection to our ancestors to have that photo.
It means a lot.

Carl & Paula

Added by minpar on Jan 04, 2015 4:02 PM

Susan Gates Davis
Faith DeCan
Thank you, Diana, for the grave photo.

Added by Susan Gates Davis on Jan 02, 2015 4:58 PM

henry alden sawyer 37301307
Thank you for the photo of Civil War veteran Henry Sawyer's stone.
I am not sure what information "doesn't match" for this man.
I'm aware of:
-The 1880 census has his age off by a decade ... however his children's ages are correct.
-In 1860 he is indexed as "Abdon Sawyer" [Milwaukee]
-In 1900 he is indexed as Henry Sawyers, married 46 years to Sarah B ... Sarah claims 2 children.
-In 1910 he is a widower ..
-MI documents his marriage to Cordelia E Stone, 31 DEC 1910.
His parents given as Prescott Sawyer and Mary Lamb.
-His death certificate states "widowed"; but the informant was "Mrs H.A. Sawyer"; Length of residence at place of death "3 mos".

Added by cw-sawyers on Nov 21, 2014 8:34 PM

Bill Warren
Thank you for photographing the site at which my father's ashes are interred. Since there was no room left near his father's grave in Roselawn Cemetery in Muskegon ,his remains were placed in the family plot of his sister-in-law's husband Since my widowed mother moved out of Michigan later and since there is only one member of my immediate family that still lives in Michigan and has good health,and since my father spent most of his life elsewhere than in the Lansing area,we have left commemoration efforts more to extended family than we should have.

Added by Bill Warren on Aug 10, 2014 9:08 PM

Virginia Buchanan-Bean
RE: Jeter Buchanan
Diana I do realize now that you did not add the marriage license to the gravesite. When I saw it I was very shocked and upset and did not look to see who added it. I am very sorry for accusing you and please except my apology. I have contacted the gentlemen who had added it and it has been removed. Again, please forgive me.

Added by Virginia Buchanan-Bean on Mar 18, 2014 10:02 AM

Virginia Buchanan-Bean
Jeter Thomas Buchanan
Diana after I left that nasty message I realized that you were not the one that added the marriage license. Please forgive me and except my apology for being so nasty with you. I was just shocked when I went to the grave site and found my father and his first wife's certificate on the page with my mother and father. Again, I am sorry I should have looked more closely

Added by Virginia Buchanan-Bean on Mar 14, 2014 8:14 PM

Timothy Gorman
Rampe Images
Thank you for the images of Loretta and Rudolph Rampe's memorial in Owosso. I hope you know how essential a service this is you provide. Keep up the good work!
Tim Gorman

Added by Timothy Gorman on Jan 23, 2013 10:20 AM

Ron Cole
Vernon & Edith
Thanks for the transfers

Added by Ron Cole on Jan 08, 2013 4:29 AM

Thank you so much for the quick transfer of memorials for Wright & Harriet Clement. I appreciate your work on Find A Grave.

Added by sharrykb5 on Jan 06, 2013 5:43 PM

Robin Zube
Walter Cronk
I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to transcribe all of these cemeteries and take pics of the stones. Walter Cronk was my aunt's first husband, and the father of my two cousins.

I am trying to transcribe the cemeteries closest to me but I'm way luckier ~ most of them are REALLY small, lol.

Thanks again for all of your hard work. Robin J. Zube

Added by Robin Zube on Dec 11, 2012 1:36 PM

Mary E. Warner
Many Memorials
Diana, you have so kindly entered memorials for a great many of my Warner-related cousins.

I would like transfers so that I can add information to these memorials and also link them.

How would you prefer I request the memorials? One by one through the Edit function, or as a list?

Added by Mary E. Warner on Sep 05, 2012 7:56 AM

Elizabeth Poe
Truman Benjamin Howard
Hi Diana, thanks for all your hard work. I'm new to Find-a-grave & don't know how it works, but can you turn maintenance of my parents' sites over to me?

Elizabeth Howard Poe

Added by Elizabeth Poe on Jul 28, 2012 5:34 PM

Kelly Loveall
Thank you
Thank you for my Uncle Jim and Aunt Ala's headstone in Perry. People like you are rare. It is nice to meet someone who is so kind. Thank you.

Added by Kelly Loveall on May 30, 2012 6:53 PM

Cheryl Martz
Thank you ever so much for her memorial page.Cheryl
That was very kind of you, have a great week.

Added by Cheryl Martz on May 06, 2012 2:54 PM

Carole Alden
Thank you
Thank you for all your work at the cemetery, it is really a big help. I'm working on Walter L. Hulbert Memorial# 63402731 and family and was hoping you'd allow me to use a copy of your picture on his page at I'm not a close relative, he's my 1st cousin 3x removed

Added by Carole Alden on Apr 02, 2012 1:52 PM

Elizabeth Poe
Glass River
Have just found this wonderful website & I thank you for putting my folks in.

Added by Elizabeth Poe on Mar 06, 2012 11:54 AM

Beverly Graham
Allan W. Dailey

Thank you for the gift of photo of gravestones for my gg grandparents Allan W. Dailey. You have Allan's last name as Daniel. Memorial# 66571569
If they are not in your family can he be transfered to me please.

Added by Beverly Graham on Jan 24, 2012 12:46 PM

RE: Crawford, Hazel E Claucherty 33127064
Wonderful! All the Crawfords in Laingsburg are my grandparents, great-grandparents, great-aunts, great-uncles or second cousins. It would be really neat to see where they all are, especially if they're all pretty much together.

And I'm looking for my grandfather's only sibling, my aunt Marjorie Crawford Blincoe Waterman. If you see her, we can make a Memorial.


Added by kinglsat on Jul 30, 2011 8:06 AM

Donald E. Lovejoy
Lovejoy's in Rose Lawn cemetery
I would like to provide information on the Lovejoy's in Rose Lawn or have you transfer them to me. There are 13 of them. Wallace Lovejoy death date is 1864. He is buried in Bell Oak cemetery in Ingham county. His family probably had an addition stone put for him later in Rose Lawn.

Donald E. Lovejoy (46923962)

Added by Donald E. Lovejoy on Mar 31, 2011 7:02 PM

Rowena AtLee
Osburns in Roselawn cemetery
Thank you for all the work you have done photographing headstones. I'm just now finding out how time consuming this work is. But I love it anyway! Mildred and William Osburn were my aunt and uncle. I went to Aunt Mildred's funeral but apparently never took a picture of the stone, so it's nice to have that picture here. Would you transfer mgt of their memorials to me so I can add family links and other info? Rowena

Added by Rowena AtLee on Mar 04, 2011 8:38 PM


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