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Mike & Bushy Hartman (#47259857)
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Bio Photo Hi,

We just enjoy walking the cemeteries doing our part to save a little bit of history, and to help provide an additional genealogical research tool for others. We are presently living in New Orleans, LA.

We want to assure everyone we NEVER clean stones, this can cause permanent damage if using the wrong method or cleaner.

We may move small items like flowers or statues from headstones so the information is visible, we take the utmost care and ALWAYS put them back exactly where we found them after the photo is taken.

We do a "light" sweep to remove leaves and grass so your photo is of family web page quality.

Sadly there are fire ants that we have to contend with in some cemeteries so we try to remove the sand and photograph before the ants come streaming out.

If there is a living birth date on the double stones we blur this information out for the protection of the living.

Later in years, as we progressed in our headstone photography adventures, we learned to shade stones, or use a car windshield reflector (foil type) to add light, if they are in partial shade to give a more even photograph, and other tricks but we do apologize for any substandard photos during the early years when we were still learning. I have added many photos to other people's submissions, particularly where I felt that the stone was in better condition back when we photographed it years ago.

If you see any errors in the information I have posted with the photographs please do not hesitate to contact me. If the photo is on a web page that someone else is maintaining (unless it is a caption under a photograph that I submitted), you have to contact them because I cannot change their information.

If you wish to use any of our photos for your personal web pages or family books you have our permission, if you could site the source that would be appreciated. They may NOT be used to sell or repost to other public web sites without prior permission and providing source.

I have no problem transferring memorials. I do although REQUIRE you request the transfer correctly.

Go the memorial you wish to have transferred to you. Click on the "edit" button, go to "suggestions or additions" request the transfer AND put your member number.


If you don't...I won't.

I want to make you happy but I am busy with posting photos and the more time I take to do a request the less time I can post more photos. I answer usually in a day if I am not out of town.

Thank you so much.

Happy hunting
Bushy & Mike Hartman
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Beals, C & J, Dwayne Montz
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Stacey Hebert
Charles Hebert
Thank you for the pica. You are awesome.
Added by Stacey Hebert on Aug 16, 2014 8:14 AM
Stacey Hebert
Wiltenmuth Miller
Thank you got yhr picture.Is there any way for a closeup on the right side tot Charles Hebert and added to his page. You guys are AWESOME!!!!!!!
Added by Stacey Hebert on Aug 14, 2014 6:56 AM
Everett 110913967
Thank you very much for the transfer!
Added by MLR on Aug 11, 2014 3:43 PM
obits in St Roch
Thank you for the obits for Mary Haley, Henry Brown and Anne Hauck from St Roch cemetery. I have
added them to their memorials. I was trying to find ladies who were listed as Mrs Joe Smith and give them their own names back. The obit really adds another dimension. Thanks for caring so much.
Added by Clonegall on Aug 01, 2014 5:48 AM
Stephen Oubre
Obit for Felicie Oubre Beauvais
Thank you for providing me with her obituary. I have added it to her memorial page so everyone can see.

Added by Stephen Oubre on Jul 30, 2014 9:09 AM
RE: Tims transfers
Thank you for the transfers.
Added by MLR on Jul 23, 2014 3:27 PM
RE: Gaillard
Thank you. Mary
Added by Beals on Jul 23, 2014 7:36 AM
Diane Coleman
RE: Thank You
Thanks so much. Awesome photos! I am so grateful...
Added by Diane Coleman on Jul 22, 2014 6:50 PM
Melissa A Huguenot
Thank you!
I cannot tell you how excited I was to stumble across your photos of the Huguenot tombs in St. Roch Cemetery. I never knew I had ancestors here in my beloved adopted city! Many thanks to you!
Added by Melissa A Huguenot on Jul 22, 2014 1:57 PM
RE: Rutledge, Emily
You too Michael! Thanks for all you do.

Added by Saratoga on Jul 14, 2014 7:26 AM
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