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Marilyn Birkby (#47393995)
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March 30, 2014

Finished the Grace Cemetery in McDonald, Kansas just in time for their 125th birthday. Still missing a few obituaries but someone recently found some old newspapers so I'm hoping they get them on microfilm so I can look at them.

I am now working on the St Francis Cemetery and the Bird City Cemetery. As soon as we get some warmer weather, I am going there to take more pictures.

Anyone can use my photos for the geneology research. Please credit me for the picture, but you do not need special permission.

If anyone wants any of the memorial that I have posted, just send me a message. I will be happy to transfer memorials if they are not my immediate family.

Working on my family trees since 1976.

When my brother passed away in March of 2010, I wanted to do some kind of volunteer work in his honor. Since he is buried at Fort Logan National Cemetery, I became a volunteer for that cemetery. However, I also wanted to do the photos of my family that have passed on. Since my husband and I are retired, we began stopping at many little cemeteries and taking pictures of tombstones and listing them on the web site.

Thanks to everyone for their nice responses for the pictures I take.

Marilyn, #47393995
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Laura
# 772669978 Jasper Newton Smith
If you live close to the Mayflower Cememtery in Rawlins County I would really like a picture of this memorial you created. Another contributor thinks he is buried somewhere else and the gravestone will clear this up. Thanks so much!
Added by Laura on Dec 24, 2015 10:05 AM
Laura
Erma Eggers
Thank you for the transfer :)
Added by Laura on Nov 28, 2015 4:46 PM
Laura
Erma Eggers #137604290
This is my grandmother's sister. I'm in the process of locating her children and would like add to this memorial when I can get photos and a bio. Would you be so kind as to transfer this to me? My # is 48650193. Thank you!
Added by Laura on Nov 27, 2015 12:39 PM
Laura
transfer
Thank you for letting me have the privilege of managing Jack's memorial!
Added by Laura on Nov 20, 2015 2:13 PM
Laura Yancey
Wamhoff
I appreciate the Wamhoff photo for Alvin and Winifred Wamhoff but it is difficult to see the dates on the headstone. I was hoping to be able to use the photo with my family history but it is useless to me if the dates cannot be read.

Thanks,
Laura
Added by Laura Yancey on Nov 03, 2015 9:45 AM
Parairiewinddancer
Northdruf Fred
Thank you for the photo of Fred. I am not related to him, but when I was photographing the Gressler cemetery, I found his fathers headstone. There wasn't a memorial for him so I made one.

Being a curious person I decided to research him and lo and behold I found his family tree. I also found that his wife married a man by the name of Kramer who ironically was buried next to the father. Until you requested the edit for Fred, I had no idea where the children or the wife was buried. But with your edit I am again curious.

Do you know if any of Freds' siblings are buried at Bird City or in that area. I would love to have pictures.

I live about 100 miles from Bird City and McDonald and travel thru there frequently, So if you have any info I would sure love to have it.

Again thanks for the photo

Alie
Added by Parairiewinddancer on Sep 24, 2015 11:36 PM
Michael
Fred Talbott, Hazel Talbott, Joseph Crowfoot and Margaret Crowfoot (Crown Hill Cemetery)
Hello Marilyn,

Sorry for the very late reply on your requests. Due to lack of time and so many requests it is hard to complete them all in a timely basis. Also I have been off line for a very, very long time.

Per your requests I have transferred Fred Talbott, Hazel Talbott, Joseph Crowfoot and Margaret Crowfoot. I had some information for Hazel and Joseph which I had added to their memorials.

Michael
Added by Michael on Aug 31, 2015 9:57 PM
Ron Losey
Losey's in Northwest, KS
Hello Marilyn, My great grandfather was Ezra Bernard Losey, he had some sisters that lived in Northwest, KS am wondering if you've ran across any other Losey's in your research

Ron Losey
Added by Ron Losey on Feb 21, 2015 11:39 AM
Debbie J.
RE: Eilene Headrick Bacon
Transfer done. Thanks for taking care of her memorial. I'm also hunkering down in anticipation of the snow. Let's hope the weather folks are wrong and we only get a few inches. Stay warm and safe. Debbie J.
Added by Debbie J. on Feb 20, 2015 2:22 PM
Debbie J.
Eilene Bacon
Got your suggested edits. Could you provide me with a source? Thanks. Debbie J.
Added by Debbie J. on Feb 20, 2015 10:00 AM
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