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Vickie (#47851655)
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Bio Photo Hi! When I discovered Find-A-Grave, I thought it was fantastic! What a great way to preserve history and help other genealogists! I immediately began photographing local cemeteries as a way to give back to others who have helped me and shared information. I love doing it and feel like I am contributing to preserving some of these really old headstones before they become so weathered and decayed that they are illegible. To each their own, but I do not believe I "own" the photographs I take nor do I feel I have a copyright on them! I just don't get that philosophy, but, like I said, everyone has their own thoughts on why they contribute to FAG. I do not volunteer to do this for "credit" in any form—I am doing it to help other genealogists as they search for their ancestor's final resting places. It is always absolutely fine with me if you use any and all photos I have taken for your ancestry.com trees or personal family trees and you do not need to give any credits to me. It has always been my idea that if we, as genealogists, do not share our discoveries and work as one big family, we are just making it harder to complete our own personal history books. As far as transfers, if you are a relative of any degree or just someone "special" to the deceased, I will gladly transfer unless they are also my own relative. I love everything historical and Find-A-Grave is a wonderful gift to us wanting to preserve history. Happy hunting! --Vickie
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gordon rogers
J. H. Bell
Do you know of any living relatives of Mr. Bell (#95493358)that I might contact. I have a post card written by him on Apr. 1906 right after the San Francisco earthquake. Would love to see that a relative received it.
Added by gordon rogers on Jan 20, 2015 3:10 PM
Michael Burk
Bessie Pharris #60237720
Thanks Vickey for the heads up, about the duplicate memorial for my Aunt Bessie Pharris. When I put the memorials up, I called Elmwood/Memorail Park Cemetery, and they told me that they were buried in Elmwood, This morning they told me that they were buried across the street in Memorial Park. Huh?
Added by Michael Burk on Jan 19, 2015 10:49 AM
rick nowlin
RE: Abandoned Cemetery
Vickie! thank you for responding. Congrats on getting a new job. I totally understand your current situation time wise, making a living is or should be everyones first priority. If you arent familiar with the area in question, I wouldn't expect you to spend any time on searching for a lost cemetery. I thought, or hoped, from your previous posts that you lived near the general area. If you would know anyone near the area that possibly could be of some assistance, could you provide contact information? I do not want to inconvience you in any way. Hope your job is everything that you need it to be. Thanks again for responding to my post. My E-mail, if needed is ricknowlin@live.com. Happy New Year!!!!
Added by rick nowlin on Jan 03, 2015 10:49 PM
Pat Thomas
Nancy Jane Young York
Thanks. Posted the information.
Added by Pat Thomas on Dec 20, 2014 1:36 PM
rick nowlin
Abandoned Cemetery
Vicki, I would like to make contact with someone in the Neosho Co., KS area concerning my 4th Great granfathers grave. TiagoRose entered it in the Find-A-Grave site as #25717293. I have searched for this grave for many years and would extremely like to have a photo of it if it still exists. I live in WV and can't do it myself, so I would really like to get in touch with anyone who could help, even if it takes contacting the property owners. I understand that the site may be a cattle pasture, and that cattle often push over headstones, so maybe it still exists, even if it may be buried, or out of site. There were 2 other graves ( John & Ellis Stewart) that are family related in the same area. If you could help in any way please contact me at ricknowlin@live.com. Thanks in advance for anything that you may be able to do. Rick
Added by rick nowlin on Nov 28, 2014 10:36 AM
JET
RE: Martha Blakley
Hi,
I believe I was referring to Martha Alice "Mattie" (Purdum) Blakley.
Jim
Added by JET on Nov 20, 2014 11:25 AM
ELBaty
Mary Elizabeth Elliott Baty
Thank you for the obit for Mary Elizabeth. Are you related to her?
Added by ELBaty on Nov 03, 2014 12:02 AM
MidwestFolk
RE: Goldie Moor
Thank you so much!
I will take the best care I can of it.
Thank you for creating it and taking care of it.
Added by MidwestFolk on Oct 21, 2014 5:16 PM
John Merrill
Harrison Harris' obit.
Vickie,
Thank you for sharing Harrison's obit. I have added it to his memorial. Your work is invaluable.
Added by John Merrill on Oct 07, 2014 9:47 PM
Blytha & Donald Ellis
William Davis
Thank you so much for the obituary on William Davis; I have added it to his memorial.
Added by Blytha & Donald Ellis on Oct 07, 2014 1:31 PM
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