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Shmilybrandon (#46939657)
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Bio Photo "When I go to a cemetery, I don't just see tombstones. I see families there. I see history there. I see much more than just a stone..."

I've been working on genealogy for about 10 years now. I stumbled upon this site and so impressed with the idea that I decided to volunteer and add graves as I ran across them. It saddens me to see the state of some of the graveyards I've visited, but I feel like I'm helping save part of history by photographing the stones that are still there. If I can be of any help just let me know.

"Genealogy is the art of collecting tidbits of the lives of those who came before us. And a genealogist sorts, organizes and nurtures this info for the purpose of paying it forward to a future generation's hands. The bucket is in our hands now, for a moment it's "ours", but the rest of the brigade is waiting for that pail of water to be passed to the next soul." Gerblady

if you would like a transfer of a memorial, please use the "edit" button on the memorial and state your relationship. I will gladly transfer memorials within 4 direct generations. Others I will be happy to consider. :-)
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Bonnie's Daughter
Merry Christmas
Shannon,
Thank you for all your help over the years. Many blessings to you and yours.
Linda
Added by Bonnie's Daughter on Dec 23, 2014 1:35 PM
David Holtsclaw
RE: Holtsclaw
My grandfather David Allen Holtsclaw was born in that time period in Lilly, Kentucky in I think 1876. Maybe a brother?
Best regards,
Dave Holtsclaw 111
Added by David Holtsclaw on Nov 16, 2014 6:48 PM
TomW
Clarence Wyckoff
The excerpts you have listed in this persons memorial are actually of his father William Ozum Wyckoff, correct?
Thanks,

Tom
Added by TomW on Oct 25, 2014 4:11 PM
Karen S. Cowger
RE: Morgan Cemetery - Rush County, IN
I understand.
Thanks
Added by Karen S. Cowger on Oct 20, 2014 1:05 PM
Karen S. Cowger
RE: Morgan Cemetery - Rush County, IN
Any update on the photographing of this cemetery.

Thanks,
Karen S Cowger
Added by Karen S. Cowger on Oct 20, 2014 11:57 AM
dlmiller1955
RE: Lydia Metzger
Not sure what is on the stone, but I would have loved to have been able to turn it over and clean it up. I actually thought about trying that for a split second, but I estimate it's probably about a 500+ lb stone.

If you can get the cemetery to fix it, I'd be happy to return and take another picture.

Dave
Added by dlmiller1955 on Oct 13, 2014 9:34 AM
Cassandra Parks
Charles Burton Mayse
Find A Grave Memorial# 39215256. This is my great grandfather. Also Helen Rozella Mayse, Find A Grave Memorial# 60474647, is my great grandmother. Would you mind transferring them as well? Thank you so much!
Added by Cassandra Parks on Sep 29, 2014 3:11 PM
Cassandra Parks
Charles E. Mayse
Hi, would you mind transferring Find A Grave Memorial# 39215278 to me? He is my grandfather. Thanks!
Added by Cassandra Parks on Sep 29, 2014 3:02 PM
S.R.F.
RE: Blacklidge
No, I did not realize I could do that! Thank you for telling me! :) S.R.F.
Added by S.R.F. on Sep 23, 2014 1:16 PM
Karen S. Cowger
RE: Morgan Cemetery - Rush County, IN
I was hoping that several more Cowger's were buried there, than the list shows.
I am looking for my GG Grandmother Elizabeth Ann (Caldwell) Cowger (1819-1842).
I will just keep looking.
Thank you.

Karen S. Cowger
Added by Karen S. Cowger on Sep 19, 2014 3:44 PM
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