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kswh (#46633789)
 member for 11 years, 9 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo I started going to cemeteries in geneology searches. As I went thru the cemeteries I realized how much the stones wear down (and all the other factors - cemeteries not being kept up, vandalism, etc) and that someday you wouldn't be able to read those stones.

I also realized what great things people were doing by taking pics, and volunteering to take pics, for people who were looking for their family and couldn't get to the area.

So...I starting taking pictures myself. Now that we have digital cameras all it costs me is my time. And the results are great...people find family they're looking for and most importantly, those that were buried in the cemetery and the stones were put up for are not forgotten.
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Carrie Stark
Thank you!!
I just wanted to thank you so much for your help with providing the headstone photographs for my great aunt and great uncle.

I wasn't expecting such a quick turnaround when I made the request, but am so grateful for volunteers like you that are able to help given my distance from Cortland.

With kindest regards,
Carrie Stark
Rochester, Michigan
Added by Carrie Stark on Jul 17, 2016 7:03 PM
MHF
Harley Hulbert
Thank you for investigating Harley's cemetery space for a headstone. I appreciate all your efforts.
Added by MHF on Jul 12, 2016 8:15 AM
maureen fitzpatrick
Finkelstein
Thanks for all the information you added for the Finkelstein family of Cortland, NY!
Mo
Added by maureen fitzpatrick on Jun 30, 2016 6:57 AM
swede
Roswell M. Price

My thanks to you for taking the time to photograph the Roswell Price family marker and the individual stones.

Ed Carlson

Added by swede on Jun 19, 2016 8:08 AM
Dawn
Fred Gamel
Thank you
Added by Dawn on Jun 14, 2016 1:33 PM
Cindy Coffell
George Smith at Cortland
Gosh, you must think me daft! There was already a grave photo on his memorial. Thank you for adding the family monument photo. I truly appreciate you!
Added by Cindy Coffell on Jun 07, 2016 4:24 AM
Cindy Coffell
George Smith
Thank you for attempting to photograph George's grave marker. Would it be out of line for me to ask you to post the Smith monument photo to his memorial and a note that he has no marker of his own? I appreciate you!
Added by Cindy Coffell on Jun 06, 2016 12:18 PM
Cindy Coffell
Thomas Smith
Thank you for the grave photos for Thomas. Even though he had no individual marker, I'm glad you posted photos of the plot and the space he occupies. Looks like you had a pretty day for walking the cemetery. I appreciate you!
Added by Cindy Coffell on Jun 06, 2016 11:16 AM
Lorraine Hatch
Margaret Hallock Cruikshank
Thank you so very much to send me her obit notice.
No, Margaret is not buried in same cemetery as her son son, she is buried in Woodhull, (Steuben County) New York
Lorraine
Added by Lorraine Hatch on Jun 04, 2016 1:05 PM
~Nancy R~
RE: James H. Cook #78837078
Oh, great, thanks! Maybe next year someone will note his service and make sure he gets a flag on memorial day. Too bad Find a Grave doesn't have a symbol to identify a vet (or does it?). Or maybe the one next to Lovina Howard's stone is meant to be for James.
Added by ~Nancy R~ on Jun 02, 2016 6:31 AM
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