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kswh (#46633789)
 member for 10 years, 1 month, 29 days
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Bio Photo I started going to cemeteries in geneology searches. As I went thru the cemeteries I realized how much the stones wear down (and all the other factors - cemeteries not being kept up, vandalism, etc) and that someday you wouldn't be able to read those stones.

I also realized what great things people were doing by taking pics, and volunteering to take pics, for people who were looking for their family and couldn't get to the area.

So...I starting taking pictures myself. Now that we have digital cameras all it costs me is my time. And the results are great...people find family they're looking for and most importantly, those that were buried in the cemetery and the stones were put up for are not forgotten.
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Cindy Coffell
Lucy Bidwell
Thank you for Lucy's memorial. I appreciate you!
Added by Cindy Coffell on Nov 17, 2014 4:35 AM
Nancy Yoakum
Cortland Cemetery
Dear KSWH,
Thank you so much for taking a picture of my family member! I appreciate you taking the time out of your day to do that :) God bless you!
Warmly,
Nancy Yoakum
Added by Nancy Yoakum on Oct 20, 2014 5:03 PM
Sonja
Joseph J Cole & Sarah Jameson Cole
Thank you for posting my g-g-grandparents information on-line and then transferring the management of their graves to me. I had the chance to visit their grave sites in Dryden, NY in 2010 but I never had the chance to post on-line. Thanks to your work I have made additional family connections! Best, Sonja
Added by Sonja on Oct 17, 2014 10:12 PM
Cindy Coffell
Thomas Keator
A belated thank you for Thomas' memorial. I've been sick all week and finally feel well enough to get back to work! I'll get more information added for Thomas but want you to know how much I appreciate your kindness!
Added by Cindy Coffell on Oct 12, 2014 3:43 AM
Teresa A B Schopfer
RE: Lorrin & Hannah Cook Valley View Cem
Thank you so... much! I hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Added by Teresa A B Schopfer on Oct 10, 2014 8:42 AM
Teresa A B Schopfer
Lorrin & Hannah Cook Valley View Cem
Hi, I sent you correction through the edit tab to their plots. It's difficult to go by the books in this old section. I went out and took photos and they are in Sec A Lot 30, between to their daughter Ellen Cook Coats and son Alanson Cook, instead of Lot 9. Sorry about that.
Added by Teresa A B Schopfer on Oct 09, 2014 7:15 PM
Kate O
RE: Cassidy D'Addario
Thank you very much
Added by Kate O on Oct 06, 2014 3:04 PM
Pauline Merrick
RE: Violet Porter
Thank you. It looks like she is not *mine* after all.
Pauline
Added by Pauline Merrick on Oct 06, 2014 7:19 AM
Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Thank You
Thanks for a photo of the area where Sybil Cornwell is buried.
Added by Cindy Cornwell McCachern on Oct 04, 2014 3:33 PM
Pauline Merrick
Violet Porter
On your memorial of Violet Porter, #123836259, you have a photo of three stones. Who are the other stones? I am trying to figure out if this is *my* Violetta Meacham Porter.
Added by Pauline Merrick on Sep 29, 2014 10:31 AM
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