Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 11 years, 5 months, 23 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
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.
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 81,544 Memorials Added
 • 77,967 Memorials Managed
 • 136 Memorials/week
 • 62,069 Photos
 • 35 Photo Requests
 • 6,574 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 1,154 Virtual Flowers
 • 18 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 40 Fame Ratings
 • 1 Sponsorship
 • 49 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
Band of Brothers (25)
Family (58)
Friends/Co-workers/school... (60)
Info Needed for Amy (8)
Lubbock Mayors (20)
Lubbock's Most Influentia... (35)
May 11, 1953, Waco Tornad... (50)
May 11, 1970 Lubbock Torn... (26)
Memorials (19)
Misc. People (32)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
Amy the Spirit ..., B Hodges, Barbara Anne Po..., Bill Winner, Brian Shay, Carolyn Sue, CCSN54, Cheryl Hudgins ..., Clara SoRelle P..., connie brown, couchpotato, Dana Meeks, Dave Bell, Dee Ferris, Dee78639n Braly, DM, Donna Barnes, Elizabeth, GenFreaks, H M G, [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
Messages left for David Sifford (3908)[Leave Message]
Lynette Groves
Joe Perry Lawler
Thank you so much for the transfer of Joe Lawler 73877372.

Added by Lynette Groves on Jul 11, 2014 8:09 PM
Ruby Arend
Thank you so much for taking the headstone photo.
Added by NHans on Jul 11, 2014 6:46 PM
Jim R
Grave pictures for W. O. Marshall
Thanks for taking the pictures of W. O. Marshall's grave. He and his wife Floy were transplanted east Texans.

Added by Jim R on Jul 11, 2014 1:25 PM
Jim R
Floy Marshall's Grave Photos
Thanks for the great pictures of Floy Marshall's grave.

Added by Jim R on Jul 11, 2014 1:18 PM
Denice Huerta
Robert & Louise Moore
Thank you so very much for the great photos of their headstone. It is greatly appreciated and for all you do for Find A Grave.
Added by Denice Huerta on Jul 08, 2014 8:44 PM
Nancy Jane Faulk White Adams
Christopher Elton Gray
Thanks so much for the pict. I have hoped that the family would get him a marker. But I guess they won't.
Added by Nancy Jane Faulk White A... on Jul 06, 2014 12:42 PM
Stephani Major Fenton
baby Gladys Goyne
Thank you somuch for the photo of Gladys Goyne. I really appreciate your efforts.

Stephani Fenton
Added by Stephani Major Fenton on Jul 06, 2014 8:59 AM
Sandra Brookshire Behne
Jerry Workman
Thank you for the photo for Brother Workman (as everyone in school called him. Much appreciated.
Added by Sandra Brookshire Behne on Jul 05, 2014 4:27 PM
Peg Herriage
Faye Haney
Thank you David! So prompt! I appreciate it.
Added by Peg Herriage on Jul 05, 2014 3:29 PM
Mike B.
Thomas Ferguson
Thank you for your time and the picture you took.
Added by Mike B. on Jul 05, 2014 3:15 PM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service