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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 13 years, 9 months, 10 days
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Bio Photo Calling all Find-a-Gravers from West Texas: I've started a Facebook page titled WEST TEXAS FIND A GRAVE. This is mostly for the folks in my area but is an open group and is open to all. It's not a gripe session about the site but should be used to help with what cemeteries need to be surveyed or photographed. Feel free to check it out.
I'll be listing as many cemeteries in the Lubbock, Texas area as possible. I would like to meet with other members in Lubbock. Please feel free to get in touch with me and i'll try to answer any questions that i can.

I've noticed a trend lately that should be addressed. Please do not add Death Certificates to my memorials. This may be a good source of information but I feel it is out of place on memorials. You can request a tranfer of ownership if you feel the need to post a Death Certificate.

Also on the subject of Death Certificates, please be aware of the pitfalls of taking this information as absolute. There has been some discussion on this topic in the Forums. Use care when reading this data. The location given as the place of burial is not always the correct name of that cemetery. It may only be the city where the person was taken. I've seen too many times where an incorrect listing is added unnecessarily by folks unfamiliar with the location of burial. Many cemeteries have changed names or ownership over the years. Please double check the county listing before adding a new cemetery. You might save yourself a lot of time and trouble.

I'm more than glad to make any correction, update or transfers that pass my way. Please use the Edit (Suggest a Correction) tab on the memorials, as this makes things go faster and easier for me.

Also, any changes that are sent to me, I take at face value so please don't send me a list of sources that prove who the parents are or where they were born. I'm not the DAR or a school teacher who double checks for accuracy. What you send me is what I enter.

I really hate to do this, but from now on, I WILL NOT do any transfers or updates that come to me on the message board. I've had too many requests that have errors in them and this just slows everything down. Please, please please use the EDIT tabs on the memorials. This is what it was designed and set up for so please use it. Also, it has gotten to the point that I will no longer respond to transfer requests or up-date requests that are sent to me here on the Message Board or by e-mail. I will only make changes that come to me via EDIT/SUGGEST A CORRECTION. Thanks.
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Scottie Finney
Johnnie C Lynch
Thank you for the transfer. Scottie
Added by Scottie Finney on Oct 22, 2016 5:10 AM
Scottie Finney
Johnnie C Lynch Mem# 121360440
This is my cousin, and I request a transfer of this memorial to me. I would like to link him to rest of his family. Thanks Scottie Finney
Added by Scottie Finney on Oct 21, 2016 7:03 PM
Christopher Ware
Donald Kent Ware (#14122309)
Thanks for making that change. I guess my original message got screwy with the html code. If you hover over the link and then right click, you can save the link and add it to the bio and make the appropriate changes. That way, users can click on the link rather than copying and pasting the memorial number into a new search. ;)
Added by Christopher Ware on Oct 19, 2016 3:58 PM
Memorial# 37361569 Joseph Miller & wife
Thank you for photographing & posting their markers.
Added by Pioneersearcher on Oct 18, 2016 8:13 PM
Christopher Ware
Donald Kent Ware (#14122309)
The attached father for Donald, Archibald Ware, was his adopted father. His biological father was Burleigh Nixon (#11734319). Not sure if you want to switch it. You can add one of them in his bio with the following html code:


Replace XXXXX with the memorial ID of the person you are linking and replace 'Name' with the person's name. I would recommend putting Burleigh in the parent section and put his adopted father in the bio.
Added by Christopher Ware on Oct 18, 2016 5:09 PM
Thank you...
so much for the Montgomery photos in Matador! I appreciate your time and effort very much!

Added by GJ on Oct 11, 2016 9:46 PM
Thomas Cobb
Thank you so much for taking the photo and posting it to this memorial. I really appreciate it. It is an awesome picture. THANKS!
Added by Shirley on Oct 07, 2016 7:43 PM
Edna Tomlinson
Thank you so much for taking the time to photograph Edna's marker. She was so young when she passed away. Her marker is so huge for such a small little girl. It adds so much to her memorial. Again, thank you.
Added by Texasnmyheart on Oct 07, 2016 11:04 AM
Anita Savage
Thomas Ledbetter
Dear David,
Thank you for fulfilling my photo request for Thomas Ledbetter's grave. I appreciate all of your time and effort very much. I also appreciate that you took two images.
Added by Anita Savage on Oct 07, 2016 6:11 AM
kaci cross
Roy Dean Bennett 39526174
David, Thank you so much for the photo of Roy and his wife Lillie Tessie (Lott) Bennett's Memorials. There are duplicate Memorials created for Roy.
The other at Resthaven. All of Roy's relatives are linked to the wrong Memorial. I knew in reason, that you didn't make a mistake. I
Added by kaci cross on Oct 04, 2016 10:14 AM
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