Actions
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
Rick Valentine (#47475621)
 member for 3 years, 5 months, 25 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo ==============================================

I started working on my family tree in 1978 when my mother got me involved in helping her do research. I am now retired and have more time to spend doing genealogy.
A little more than 3 years ago I discovered Find-A-Grave and have been hooked ever since.

My main focus is on the families of Valentine, Virnig, Faust, Maiette, Clourate, Swain, Roots, Jolley, Powell, Fairfax and their extended families.

I also have extended roots in the founding families from Nantucket Island including, Swain, Barnard, Macy, Starbuck and Bunker.

I find old cemeteries fascinating, every old cemetery has it's own unique personality, unlike new cemeteries that are laid out in neat little rows with flat headstones.
So much family history can be found in old cemeteries.

Feel free to use any photos that I have posted, for non commercial use only. (Your personal family trees and Ancestry.com are OK)

I was very fortunate to have many family photos passed along to me, I have posted family photos to share with extended family members that were not fortunate enough to have these photos.

Please use the "EDIT TAB" on each individual page when requesting changes, additions, links, or transfers.

I will gladly transfer any memorial that is not part of my family.

Please do not make duplicate memorial pages!

Duplicate pages really mess up the linking process!

Search the name you are looking for before making a page, if the page already exists request a transfer!


=================== 'HTML' ===================

Find-A-Grave pages will except 'Limited HTML' promps.
You can use standard BOLD opening and closing promps to add Bold words.
You can use standard LINK opening and closing promps to add links to your pages.
You can use standard Italics opening and closing promps to add Italics text to your pages.
To change the Size of the columns use a row of = signs in the first line of copy in the Bio section.
Example, to make larger Bio. Copy space with smaller photos.
Size and Color promps do not work...





 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 3,155 Memorials Added
 • 3,176 Memorials Managed
 • 17 Memorials/week
 • 6,091 Photos
 • 15 Photo Requests
 • 385 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 3,382 Virtual Flowers
 • 3 Sponsorships
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Messages left for Rick Valentine (251)[Leave Message]
Ann McClary
Gannon headstones
Thank you for the photos. I have changed the birthdates. Initially just had to "guess" at that date.
Ann
Added by Ann McClary on Sep 22, 2014 4:09 PM
Chad Kendell
Re: Koch
Thanks for great pictures.
Added by Chad Kendell on Sep 18, 2014 8:51 PM
Robi StoneCypher Green
RE: Fountain & Hundley
Thank you so much for the photo's. Your work is outstanding! - Robi
Added by Robi StoneCypher Green on Sep 17, 2014 6:41 PM
Jack Cady
Helen and Bob webb
Her mother and my father are buried in lawn 13 at Fairmont and I also found other family in the same area...but I did not see these two. I thank you for your efforts and for being a volunteer photographer.
Added by Jack Cady on Sep 16, 2014 4:47 PM
KBo
Phillips
Rick,

Thanks so much for including Elaine's headstone with Eugene's. I knew he was married twice but until now, I did not know any info about his first wife! Find-A-Grave ROCKS!!! (Thanks to it's many volunteers!!!) KBo
Added by KBo on Sep 13, 2014 4:47 PM
WalT
Gerald Doyle Picture
Many thanks for taking the time to get this picture
Added by WalT on Sep 12, 2014 5:35 AM
pc
Caroline Wilhelmia Kuck & Family
Mr. Valentine,

Thanks for your work on Caroline Kuck. I admit I just learned how to do them yesterday and accidentally created a duplicate. I will delete it today. I would love to have you transfer management to me on those you added recently, as I learned many new things yesterday thanks to your prompting. Much Appreciated. Kuck Descendant
Added by pc on Sep 10, 2014 10:03 AM
Alesia
RE: Alice Mary (McEneaney) Costigan
I was working on those names for my girlfriend. They are all her grandparents and aunts and uncles, etc! Good work!
Added by Alesia on Sep 06, 2014 8:28 AM
Alesia
RE: Costigan
They are! Thanks! Nice connection. I am putting this family together slowly for a close friend. God Bless,Alesia
Added by Alesia on Sep 03, 2014 10:13 PM
loradora
RE: William and Marie Deary
Glad to help out Rick.
Added by loradora on Sep 03, 2014 3:30 PM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service