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David McInturff (#47179039)
 member for 5 years, 10 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo I was born and raised and work in northern Virginia. I'm a 66 year old Federal Government employee with 42 years of service. Almost ten years after its inception, I found this site quite by accident when a co-worker asked me to help him at lunch time take a photograph of a headstone that was overgrown with bushes. After that, I was hooked fulfilling photo requests, primarily at nearby Arlington National Cemetery.

Then it occurred to me that this would be a great place (free (thus far)) to document my family tree for all to see, which would be based on the extensive genealogical research that my aunt has been doing for the past 15 to 20 years. This project of linking thousands of memorials is going to take a very long time (if it's at all possible) to complete due to several memorial creators, totally unrelated to my family, who will neither transfer ownership nor respond to SAC edits. That is not to say that all memorial creators are like that. Indeed, most are very gracious and totally responsive, and for that, I whole-heartedly thank them.

If I have a memorial for one of your relatives or even someone else whose memorial you're willing to maintain, I'll gladly transfer ownership upon request. Please make your transfer request via the edit tab on the memorial page, and then SAC. I don't understand the reasoning behind many members wanting to hold on to memorials of folks they have no relation to, genetic or otherwise, when there are people willing to maintain them. Findagrave's guidelines are just that, guidelines. The logic behind the beyond-the-two-generation and non-direct-line transfer request guideline from multiple members is specious at best; those requesters would be related and should be able to work out maintenance issues better than the unrelated memorial creator.

Regarding duplicate memorials, it's never my intention to create a duplicate on purpose. If you come across a duplicate I that have made, please submit an SAC on the Edit tab of the memorial page and let me know, and provide the number of the original memorial. Thank you.

You have my permission to use any of my photos, as long as you include attribution. (Please don't ask, just use them.)
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tom c
Frank Bellusci
Thank you for the grave stone photo this helps fill in for family.
Added by tom c on Jul 30, 2015 7:33 PM
George Hibben
Headstone photo
Thanks so much for posting the photo of Walter Urban Hester's headstone. Greatly appreciated.
Added by George Hibben on Jul 30, 2015 2:10 PM
Anonymous
Photo
David
Thank You for the photo of the internmentt site of my ancestor Horace A Saylor in Arlington.It is greatly appreciated.
Maureen Robinson
Mrobin1213@aol.com
Added by Anonymous on Jul 30, 2015 10:47 AM
Boyd Lydick
RE: Terry Lydick
Thanks David. This is not my memorial but Terry is my 4th cousin and I was happy to see the headstone photos for him. Boyd
Added by Boyd Lydick on Jul 30, 2015 9:24 AM
Connie Lagasse Russell
Van Reken
Thank you so very much for the picture of the stone. It certainly clarifies that he is a VP23 Seahawk individual...thank you
Added by Connie Lagasse Russell on Jul 30, 2015 8:55 AM
bonedigger
photo request
thank you for the photos
Added by bonedigger on Jul 30, 2015 8:24 AM
Jay Wade
Richard M Allen, Arlington National Cemetery
Thank you for the kindness shown, I and other family members truly appreciate this. Thank you for allowing use of photos and the great work you have done for the Find A Grave community!
Added by Jay Wade on Jul 27, 2015 9:16 PM
JC
Re: Roma Buck
Hi David,

I took the photos for Roma & Thomas Buck. They are not in Lemoore Cemetery. They are in Grangeville Cemetery in Armona, which is in Lemoore Cemetery District. I notified the person that has the memorials so he can move them to the correct location.

JC
Added by JC on Jul 27, 2015 3:57 PM
Dogwalker 41
RE: Fred Theodore McInturff
You are welcome. I was intrigued when I saw this request (McInturff) because I have been able to fulfill other requests for you of McInturffs in Virginia. (This one being in PA).
Added by Dogwalker 41 on Jul 27, 2015 1:47 PM
Ascher Bob
Than you
Hello David,
I am thrilled that you were able to get that picture taken for me and that you did it so quickly after my request. Let me know if you ever need photos taken in the Jacksonville Florida area and i will make ever effort to fill that request.
Thanks again
Bob Ascher
Jacksonville FL
Added by Ascher Bob on Jul 27, 2015 4:56 AM
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