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David M Wilkins (#47618951)
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Bio Photo Hello,

I'm a native of Logan County Kentucky and Amateur genealogist and historic site conservationist. Gravestone preservation and repairs are among my interests. Also photography and natural landscapes.

Please if you are a family member of a person I have created a memorial for, simply request me and I'll gladly transfer the memorial with photos. As usual all my photos are copy written so proper requests do apply as per the rules of Find a Grave.

Also PHOTOS: Please assume all my photos are copywriter privileged and ask me for your copy for personal family use only.
No dart boards made from my photos please.

Reclaiming abandoned Graveyards I have experience with. Archeological issues can arise, detail is important from first site to attempting to clean a stone to read it. Document everything.

If ever a question on something call the local historical society before acting.

Remember laws pertaining to visiting a graveyard and land owners property, vary State to state.

For safety sake, before waking onto someones property call upon the land owner before encroaching upon the property to see if it is the grave of a family member. Some land owners are very touchy about people hanging out on there property.

Rural Grave yards are a safety hazard, be careful.
Go with a friend, and a phone with a camera. Documentation.

I now reside in Franklin County, Va.
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Kristy Schultz
RE: Edward L Konkol
Ed is my cousin. He was a one of kind, all around great guy. It's hard to believe he gone.
Added by Kristy Schultz on Mar 26, 2015 12:54 PM
D. L. Lee
RE: Mary Jane Hunt-Knight-Penrod
You are very welcome. Please contact the creator of her memorial, Helen, and she will gladly reorder the photos to move the photo of her marker below her portrait. You are very lucky to have access to the photographs of her. D. L.
Added by D. L. Lee on Feb 10, 2015 12:03 AM
Jayne Dunn
RE: Memorial# 136261353
David,

Since I wrote my first message, I have been going over info on Margaret and noticed that I have her linked to her mother Sarah Hewes Tellon. The person that created Sarah's memorial is someone I know and is very knowledgeable on Floyd Co., IN genealogy. However, I noticed that someone on Ancestry.com has Sarah's maiden name as Bostwick. They didn't give a source. Indiana marriages have Sarah Ann Hughes marrying William Tellon 3 Jun 1843 in Floyd Co., IN. Don't know which is right but because know liz who created Sarah's memorial, I'd guess she was right.

Jayne
Added by Jayne Dunn on Jan 16, 2015 7:34 PM
Jayne Dunn
RE: Memorial# 136261353
David,

What I know about Margaret Tellon came from her death certificate, census records and information that I found on Ancestry.com. I am not related but when I create a memorial on Find A Grave I try and get as much info as I can and try to verify it. If you'd like me to transfer her memorial to you, I would be happy to do so. Can you tell me where Margaret was from in IN? I couldn't seem to find that. Let me know if you want her memorial transferred to you. Jayne jrmdunn@comcast.net
Added by Jayne Dunn on Jan 16, 2015 7:21 PM
D. L. Lee
RE: Mary Jane Hunt-Knight-Penrod
You are very welcome. For an older, rural cemetery, this one was well maintained. D. L.

Added by D. L. Lee on Dec 23, 2014 6:28 AM
Jamie Neal Holt
RE: Bluegrass Fan? Cool!!
I love Bluegrass music and have visited Bill Monroe's grave! I am a huge fan of his music! One of his former band members was a teacher of mine in high school!
Added by Jamie Neal Holt on Nov 11, 2014 8:08 PM
larry eanes
RE: Joyce H. James 100509418
U R Very welcome, Larry
Added by larry eanes on Nov 11, 2014 6:03 PM
larry eanes
RE: Joyce H. James 100509418
Hi, I have added the photo for you, Larry
Added by larry eanes on Nov 10, 2014 8:24 PM
Jamie Neal Holt
Wilkins Ancestors???
Do you happen to know where your earliest Wilkins ancestor is from? My maternal grandmother's maiden name was Wilkins. My earliest Wilkins ancestor was a man named John Wilkins. He was born in Northumberland Co., VA in 1741 and died in Stokes Co., NC in 1838.

Jamie Holt
Added by Jamie Neal Holt on Oct 20, 2014 3:10 PM
JD Moore II
RE: Bob (Doc) Knight
If you want me to transfer Bob to you let me know as I'm not related.

Regards,
JD Moore II
Added by JD Moore II on Aug 18, 2014 7:45 AM
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