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kateb (#47198484)
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Bio Photo Pre-script -- My account has more than 5000 memorials, about 500 or 600 of these are family members for my husband and myself. I would be more than happy to transfer outside the "guidelines". Just ask. Any relation or friend situation. I am not a selfish person. Some findagrave folks treat memorials like baseball cards and horde them. For what end?! I say --- Guidelines, Schmidelines..... There would be less problems and bad feelings all around if there were more generosity. But if there were no guidelines, some people would never even learn how to do a transfer...... I put information on this site in the hopes that someone someday asks for a transfer of a great grand aunt or uncle or cousin. This just means that people are looking....Happy to help!

My first stop in a cemetery is any photo requests, then it is the small white markers with the little lambs; the ones that are slowly giving in to the elements. Next, Veterans from any war, especially the Civil War, they seem to be forgotten about. This summer has been spent on many a gravel road with map in hand looking for the small out of the way cemeteries in this area. Sometimes hubby comes along.

More than happy to transfer any family, except of course, my relatives. Gladly will make any corrections, additions or relationship links. The great thing about findagrave is so many helpful, friendly people adding pieces to the genealogy puzzle.
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RE: John DeFrang
you are welcome! glad I could help
Added by Jolene on Jul 28, 2015 5:03 PM
Debbie Dahl Swanson
Alvina Schacher Somdalen
Thank you for the headstone photo.
It is greatly appreciated. :)
Added by Debbie Dahl Swanson on Jul 24, 2015 8:54 PM
Ann Z
RE: Lieut William Froehlingsdorf
I had searched before for him but the cemetery said he is not buried there. so finally I looked where his parents are buried and that is where his stone is. And according to the way I understand the info on his memorial it sounds like they never found his body. So that is why the cemetery has no record of him. Sorry that it took so long.
Added by Ann Z on Jul 22, 2015 8:55 PM
Kris Kubis
Thank you Kate
Thank you for the photo of my great-grandmother's headstone. I really appreciate it!
Added by Kris Kubis on Jul 21, 2015 7:20 PM
Nancy Stout
Sand Hill Cemetery
Thank you so much for looking for the headstones I had requested in Sand Hill. I created memorials from the cemetery book which my great-grandfather, Hans Bangen, kept, so I know they are buried there; they either didn't have markers or the ones they had have disintegrated. I certainly appreciate your efforts in looking!
Added by Nancy Stout on Jul 21, 2015 5:54 PM
Paul Florhaug
Thank you so much for your time in looking for the gravesite of Paul Florhaug born 1833 & died Jan 1918. I'm not the owner of the memorial (#57392970) so have no idea where the information came from. Maybe the headstone is so old it has been lost. :-( Again - thanks for your time.
Added by JeanND on Jul 21, 2015 4:56 PM
Hilda Landro #52849463
Thanks for all the hard work you do on find a grave. While looking for Hilda Landro I noticed that her husband was stated as N K Landro. She was married to Nels Anton Landro, born 21 December 1877 Hendrum, Norman, Minnesota and died 2 July 1959 Devils Lake, Ramsey, North Dakota. Herbert Newman Landro is their son. The grave stone on Hilda is hard o read, but I think it is an A not a K. Thanks again for your work, you are good to get the grave information we all need to find our ancestor's Thanks Julie Hansen
Added by Gramme on Jul 19, 2015 11:08 AM

Why does her obituary say Austin but her gravestone says Aus? Thanks for the info and grave photo.

Added by K on Jul 18, 2015 10:36 PM
Brian Backes
RE: Agnes Shurr
Kate, you're very welcome. I'm glad I am able to help out.

Added by Brian Backes on Jul 18, 2015 1:41 PM
Claudia Bourdon
Thank You!

Thank you for trying to find the gravestones of my husband's family members - Nelson & Rhoda Bourdon. It sounds like you have spent a lot of time and effort looking for them.

Thank you for all the good work you do!

Claudia Bourdon
Added by Claudia Bourdon on Jul 11, 2015 8:01 PM
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