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Mark and Kay (#46832542)
 member for 8 years, 6 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo **Do to sickness in our family and the hours we work we are not on find a grave every day. Please be patient and we will get to corrections and requests as soon as we can. Thank you for your understanding.**

**Transfer request. Please do not request transfers with a public message on our profile. Please use the edit button on each memorial to request a transfer and please be sure to include how you are related to the person. We will make transfers as set forth in the find a grave rules for transfers. **

In 2006 Mark found the Find A Grave web site when he was searching for some Civil War history in our area. We love helping people find their loved ones and try to add as much information as we can find. We have went searching in the rain, snow, heat, and wind (we like it the least).

After many hours of research we determined that the only way to get good quality, readable photos that would verify the information people wanted and not harm the stones in any way was to use plan water and a very soft brush or to do rubbings of the stones. We have now started retaking some of our first photos that we do not feel were as good as they could be when we get to those cemeteries. We find it very disturbing when we see other volunteers that have put powder, shaving cream and chalk on the older stones and they are deteriorating as it has a chemical reaction with the acid in our rain.

We have met many people we will cherish forever, saw places we would have never seen and experienced adventures we will never forget. We hope to continue for many years and have many more adventures. This past year has been different since I started back to work after being off for 2 years. The summer was so hot and Mark fights skin cancer so we have not gotten to take as many photos as we would like. I've been adding memorials for people in Christian County as that is my home and I have many records for them.

If a family member of any memorial that we have entered would like to take over the ownership of that memorial page please contact us and we discuss transfer of ownership. Do to several requests from people that are not actually related and collecting "surnames" if you are not within 5 generations we may not transfer. We will add "documented" information only to a memorial. Just because you say they need to be linked is not documentation. Please provide obit, death or birth certificates when requesting information be added. If we have entered any information that is incorrect please contact us for a correction. We are here to help people and keep the information as accurate as possible.
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Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
Chester F. Swearingen
Thank you for making the edits.
Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Sep 02, 2014 4:57 PM
Mountain Man
Maple Park Cem photos
Thank you so very much for taking the time to take photos at Maple Park Cemetery for my request. I really do appreciate it. Your photos are wonderful.
Added by Mountain Man on Aug 27, 2014 7:34 AM
Evie (Greer) Schipper
Thank you.
Thank you very much for getting me another photo for
my 2nd great grandfather Josiah Wilson. I realize you fulfilled my request in 2010. I wanted to get a photo of Josiah's new stone, after seeing the article on May 27, 2014 'Hundreds of old military veterans' gravestones discovered along the James River.' The story about the old stones gravestones were acquired after a replacement program by the Springfield National Cemetery.

Thank you very much. You are truly appreciated.

Added by Evie (Greer) Schipper on Aug 13, 2014 10:32 AM
Thank you!
Added by GraverGuy on Aug 12, 2014 10:10 PM
Nadine Morrison Ebrite
Mark and Kay,
Thank you for taking time out of your busy lives to take a pic of Nadine's grave stone.
I truly appreciate you doing this for me.
Added by GrammaL on Aug 12, 2014 10:32 AM
Cathy Neil Rakoczy
Frances Daniel 121743790
Thank you for the great headstone picture for my great aunt, Frances Dee Daniel. It means a lot to me. I appreciate your time.
Added by Cathy Neil Rakoczy on Aug 11, 2014 9:01 PM
Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
Dotty Rene Plummer Mason
Thank you for making the edits.
Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Aug 10, 2014 8:02 AM
Becky Pyland Davis
Dan Davis
Thank you so very much for transferring Danny's memorial to us.
Added by Becky Pyland Davis on Aug 06, 2014 6:44 AM
Mountain Man
Almeda Hall
I want to thank you so very much for the beautiful photo of the lot that Almeda Hall is buried in.
Added by Mountain Man on Jul 22, 2014 1:20 PM
John Wilson
Mark and Kaye,

Thank you for the photo of the burial place of my distant cousin John Wilson in Maple Park Cemetery.

Added by Kinseeker on Jul 20, 2014 7:13 AM
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