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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 12 years, 3 months, 15 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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Molly Brown
Grace Sorrells Spicer
Thank you so much for your quick responce to the edits I sent. It is refreshing not having to wait a month or so. Again thank you, Blessings
Added by Molly Brown on May 04, 2015 3:11 PM
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George Thompson
Thank you so much for the photos of George Thompson and wife's memorials in Lamesa Memorial Park . cc
Added by C. C on Apr 28, 2015 10:26 AM
Denny Carlisle
Edward and Annie
David - Thanks for the gravestone photos of Edward and Annie Carlisle at Lamesa Memorial Park in Lamesa, Texas. Denny Carlisle
Added by Denny Carlisle on Apr 27, 2015 8:06 AM
Skip Blumenthal
Maude Hilemand Headstone
David, Thank you very much for the photo, it really helps make my family tree come to life. Skip
Added by Skip Blumenthal on Apr 27, 2015 5:20 AM
Vernice, Thomas, and Jean Ford
Thank you for taking your time to photograph pictures of Vernice, Thomas, and Jean Ford's gravestones. I did get more information than I previously had. It helped me push the line along. I hope it was a beautiful day. Again, thank you.
Added by woodsyOR on Apr 24, 2015 4:55 PM
Harper marker photo
Thanks SO much!

Added by MSL on Apr 24, 2015 3:20 PM
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Nannie Crowder
Thanks again for finding Nannie in Stonewall County and I double thank you for the transfer . cc
Added by C. C on Apr 20, 2015 9:58 AM
Marvin & Samme Templin
Troy Lee Denton
Thanks for filling our request.
Added by Marvin & Samme Templin on Apr 19, 2015 11:28 AM
Nancy Yankie Sidarous
Thank you so very kindly for these Whitfield transfers, and for you generous and important work. This was a really exciting find as Major Watson Whitfield is named for my GG Grandfather who died in The War Between The States. His story passed down to his family, made him very special to us and we feel the loss because he left a young wife with three sons. A very sad, domino effect situation. Warmest Regards, Nancy
Added by Nancy Yankie Sidarous on Apr 15, 2015 9:45 PM
Misty Dawn
Thomas cluck
Thanks for the photo. Much appreciated...
Added by Misty Dawn on Apr 14, 2015 6:57 AM
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