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Oh look, a chicken! (#46868335)
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Bio Photo Hi! Please take a moment to stop by and visit my Dad, he died June 13, 2013 and I miss him terribly.

Thank you so much to everyone who leaves flowers for Dad! It means a lot to me to know he's remembered.

If you have a few moments, stop on by to visit some of my family, they're all very dear to me!

Grandma and Grandpa Gantley, I can't believe they've been gone so long. Aunt Eileen, too, who was total awesomesauce. Jeff was married to my cousin, he was always a lot of fun and we were shocked when he left us so suddenly. My Uncle Denny joined them just this January.

Q & Ra are my birds, I miss them screeching to greet me when I get home and the joy of their company.

The Black Turken is the bird in my profile picture

I've always enjoyed looking for graves and hunting for cemeteries. This has also extended to peoples' virtual cemeteries, I go through a lot of them. It's always interesting, like those in the real world. (I should also mention I love reading peoples screen names, too, some are so cute, clever, or otherwise interesting!)

I've visited most of the graves I've listed here and but I AM NOT related to most of them, if you want to edit/add a bio. on anyone I've listed please contact me and I will be happy to do so. I'd also be happy to transfer memorial ownership.

I wish that all the memorials on here had a bit of a bio, an obit, a note from family or a scrap from a newspaper. So that you, the reader, could have even a tiny glimpse into the life that is gone. Same with family links, it makes me sad so many memorials have no links, no bios, no flowers. I have been working at finding out anything I can for everyone I've added, but so many of these people are simply a mystery.
A while ago someone asked me why I do this, why do I spend time in cemeteries, taking pictures of graves, researching families that aren't my own, adding them here, linking and transferring, talking to people and finding out more. Ask me every day and I imagine I'd have a different answer every one, but in the end it boils down to love. I love what I do, and I love my family, and know that everyone was once loved, loved others, and just because they have died doesn't mean that they don't deserve the love of the living, even if it isn't a relative or friend.

Sites that are a huge wealth of information!

Death is beautiful when seen to be a law, and not an accident - It is as common as life.
~Henry David Thoreau

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.

O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
~1 Corinthians 15:55

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
~ John 15:13

Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.

"Mayst thou rest soundly and quietly, and may the light turf lie easy on thy bones."
~Albius Tibullus

"My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend stopped running today."
~Richard Adams, Watership Down

It seemed to Hazel that he would not be needing his body any more, so he left it lying on the edge of the ditch, but stopped for a moment to watch his rabbits and to try to get used to the extraordinary feeling that strength and speed were flowing inexhaustibly out of him into their sleek young bodies and healthy senses. "You needn't worry about them," said his companion. "They'll be all right--and thousands like them. If you'll come along, I'll show you what I mean." He reached the top of the bank in a single, powerful leap. Hazel followed; and together they slipped away, running easily down through the wood, where the first primroses were beginning to bloom.
~Watership Down, Richard Adams
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EmilyAnn Frances May
Hello after a long break
Hi there. I haven't checked in with all my friends here in some time. I hope you and your family had an enjoyable summer. I've visited your memorials and am touched once again by your love for your relatives and animal companions.

Peace & Plenty to you and yours!
Added by EmilyAnn Frances May on Aug 22, 2016 3:18 PM
D. Fritz
Oliver Teall
Thanks for the transfer!
Added by D. Fritz on Aug 16, 2016 5:57 AM
Jeffrey Jerrett
Polly Tiffany
Hi, 129804654 (Polly Tiffany), 2nd wife of Calvin Tiffany has the photo of Abigail Tiffany 129804603
on her memorial.

Added by Jeffrey Jerrett on Aug 10, 2016 12:16 PM
Nancy & Rich Remling
Daniel Cram
Thanks for the photo!
Added by Nancy & Rich Remling on Aug 10, 2016 7:13 AM
betty thomas
grave #16797611 Vincent Brennan - Hillside cemetery, Scriba, Oswego, NY
Transfer to Betty Thomas #47086305
Added by betty thomas on Aug 09, 2016 5:38 PM
Jeanie (Russell) Morris
Wilbur Photos
Thank You very much for posting the Wilbur photos, you time and effort are so appreciated. You are a great asset to Find A Grave. Thanks again, Jeanie
Added by Jeanie (Russell) Morris on Aug 09, 2016 5:58 AM
Rutledge photos
Thanks for taking these photos. I appreciate your time.
Added by heidic208 on Aug 07, 2016 9:44 AM
Thank you!
Thank you so very much for fulfilling my RUMSEY photo requests! Sincerely appreciate your time and effort as well as your fine photography.
Added by ca on Aug 06, 2016 6:34 PM
Alma and children

Thank you so very much. I will take good care of them.

Added by Scout on Jul 10, 2016 8:13 PM
Bailey (Baley) Barrows
Hi! I've been seeing your name all over the cemeteries where I'm looking for my Oswego County ancestors (Barrows and Delano). Thank you so much for all your work!

On Memorial 16289449, I'm afraid you have mixed up Bailey Barrows Sr. and Bailey Barrows Jr. The photo appears to be for Bailey Sr. He was born in August 1786 and died in February 1860, making him 73 when he died.

Bailey Jr. was born in the late 1820s and would have been in his late 60s if he died in 1896 or 1897, so the newspaper article would have been about him.

See what you think. Thanks again.

Added by Laurel on Jul 06, 2016 3:45 PM
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