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Rick Valentine (#47475621)
 member for 4 years, 29 days
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I started working on my family tree in 1978 when my mother got me involved in helping her do research. I am now retired and have more time to spend doing genealogy.
4 years ago I discovered Find-A-Grave and have been hooked ever since.

My main focus is on the families of Valentine, Virnig, Faust, Maiette, Clourate, Swain, Roots, Jolley, Powell, Fairfax, Gillam and their extended families.

I also have extended roots in the founding families from Nantucket Island including, Swain, Barnard, Macy, Starbuck and Mills.

I find old cemeteries fascinating, every old cemetery has it's own unique personality, unlike new cemeteries that are laid out in neat little rows with flat headstones.
So much family history can be found in old cemeteries.
Every grave has a story behind it and a story to tell.

Feel free to use any photos that I have posted, for non commercial use only. (Your personal family trees and are OK)

Please DO NOT repost my photos on Find-A-Grave as your own.

I was very fortunate to have many family photos passed along to me, I have posted family photos to share with extended family members that were not fortunate enough to have these photos.

Feel free to use and copy "Family Photos", I have posted them to share with extended family members.

Please use the "EDIT TAB" on each individual page when requesting changes, additions, links, or transfers.

I will gladly transfer any memorial that is not part of my family.

Please do not make duplicate memorial pages!

Duplicate pages really mess up the linking process!

Search the name you are looking for before making a page, if the page already exists request a transfer!

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M Gilbertson
Della Clara Iverson
Hi Rick,
Thank you for creating the memorial for Clara. I have been looking for her for some time. I appreciate your work. Great job!!!!!
M Gilbertson (#47413631)
Added by M Gilbertson on Apr 25, 2015 11:46 AM
L Beacon
Thank you so much for taking the time to locate and photograph the memorial for me it is greatly appreciated. I would like to ask your permission to use the nice photo you took (with proper credit) for a WWII project I am working on, I hope you will not mind, if you could please let me know. Thanks again for all your efforts in fulfilling my request, Cheers!
Added by L Beacon on Apr 25, 2015 11:45 AM
Deloris Rumburg
Arlene Rumburg Woods
OOps! I meant photo of Arlene's marker not of her.
Deloris Rumburg
Added by Deloris Rumburg on Apr 25, 2015 9:18 AM
Deloris Rumburg
Arlene Rumburg Woods
Thank you for taking the photo of Arlene and placing it on her memorial page. This means a lot to me and.... I am sure to her children and siblings!!! Deloris Rumburg
Added by Deloris Rumburg on Apr 25, 2015 9:15 AM
S. W.
Richard Runsvold
Rick, Once again, Thank you soooo much. I can't believe how quickly you fulfilled that photo request! I appreciate it very much. You're a Find a Grave Hero!
Added by S. W. on Apr 21, 2015 8:21 PM
Margaret Bradley
I appreciate your time taking a photo for this memorial!
Added by Laura on Apr 21, 2015 7:38 PM
Greg Volk
Thanks for the photos of the Webers
Hi Rick. Thanks for going the extra mile with this family. The pictures look great, cropped nice and close.
Added by Greg Volk on Apr 20, 2015 2:52 PM
RE: Holy Cross Cemetery
Thank you for the information. Jan
Added by jnwinget on Apr 20, 2015 1:57 PM
Holy Cross Cemetery
Thank you for the grave pictures and also finding Louis grave. Appreciate your time and great pictures. Is there a list of Holy Cross Cemetery?Jan
Added by jnwinget on Apr 20, 2015 1:09 PM
Judy O
John Zegke
Thank you for taking the time to photograph John's grave. I appreciate it.
Added by Judy O on Apr 17, 2015 12:07 PM
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