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Jim Spencer (#46557132)
 member for 12 years, 5 months, 16 days
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If YOU don't follow Find a Grave's FAQs then others think they don't have to either.

OBITUARIES: Names of those who are still living within an obituary is not allowed—it's that simple.

If you submitted a legitimate edit request that falls within Find a Grave's FAQs and it was declined, don't worry, Find a Grave will make the final determination. Simply forward the email you received declining your edit request, to Include a brief explanation and press send. It's that easy and it works!
Find a Grave's FAQs are a great resource and they will help you navigate this site.

Find a Grave's Quick Tips:
• Uploading photos
• Memorial naming conventions
• Suggest a correction (SAC) via the edit tab
• About duplicates
• Transferring memorials
• Women married more than once
• No posting of obituaries
• Virtual flowers (NO biographical info)

Find a Grave's policy on transfer requests is that they should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
I have noticed a couple of bad problems with Findagrave... there are far too many duplicate memorials; and, duplicate or incorrectly named cemeteries, although we all make mistakes, and I have been guilty of duplicating a few myself! Most cemetery naming mistakes are made by individuals that don't live in the State and or County in which the burial takes place.

Please check thoroughly to see if there is already a memorial created for someone, before creating a new one, and don't create a cemetery unless your are familiar with the cemeteries in the area of burial! It only takes a short time!

Thank you!
I have been a genealogist and historian since about 1980. I also belong to various Historical Societies.

I have taken between 15,0000 and 20,000 photos of tombstones, primarily in Floyd County, Kentucky. I took the photos between 1999 and 2003, before I knew Findagrave existed. I am now posting memorials using the photos or adding them to memorials already being managed by others.

Last names searching:

Spencer (Ky, VA & MO), Turner (KY, VA)

Hall, Osborne, Howell & Martin (eastern, KY

Please email me with any correspondence.

Any photos that have been posted by me that are not credited to someone else, may be used for personal purposes only, as long as you give me the credit. Please contact me if you'd like because we may be related!

NOTE: Before I post a photo that I did not personally take (which is rare), I request permission. Posting photos that you did not take yourself, or you have not been granted permission to post on Find a Grave (or any other site for that matter) is not allowed.__________________________________________________
Please use the edit tab to contact me concerning any edits you need me to perform on memorials that I manage or for transfers. I typically transfer memorials if I'm not related. If you don't intend to make edits to memorials you ask transfer of then don't ask... I believe one should add photos and other documents if available.

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Michael Butler
Transfer Management
Find A Grave Memorial# 65410798 Robert Butler
Find A Grave Memorial# 65410903 Jessie Butler

Could you transfer the management of these two memorials to me, Michael Butler (#47437677)

They are my grandparents.

Added by Michael Butler on Apr 12, 2015 9:52 AM
Kathy Ross
Turner family
Thank you very much for your kindness and time for taking the pictures of the Turner family graves

Kathy Ross
Added by Kathy Ross on Apr 08, 2015 10:02 PM
Judy Williams Walker
Zion Church Cemetery
Hi Jim,
Would you have the address for this cemetery. I have it at Craynor, Floyd Co.,, KY I have no zip.
I was told it was at Grethel, Floyd Co., KY.
Thank you,
Added by Judy Williams Walker on Apr 06, 2015 8:45 PM
Tammy Tackett-Gillum
Dock Tackett Photo
Thank you so much for the photo. I really appreciate it. God bless you! :D
Added by Tammy Tackett-Gillum on Mar 24, 2015 11:00 AM
Diana Newton-Grayson
RE: Jemima Salisbury Martin
Jim, I'm not related Jemima Salisbury Martin. I took the photos as I had the time & thought it might be useful to someone.

Take care,
Added by Diana Newton-Grayson on Mar 23, 2015 6:43 PM
Kim Emory
John Allen Cemetery
Dear Mr. Spencer,

Thank you so much for the time and energy involved in posting the information from John Allen Cemetery. Clyde Bracy, Jr. was my Grandfather. This cemetery is the family cemetery for his 2nd wife Garnett Marie Allen Bracy. She is also buried there but apparently the family has not erected a stone at this point. I would like your permission to add her information to the cemetery listing even though there is not a stone.

Please let me know your thoughts.

Thanks again,

Kim Bracy Emory
Added by Kim Emory on Mar 21, 2015 5:18 PM
Find Me If You Can
RE: Obituary Construction
Well I have posted obits for a long time..usually from the funeral homes or local newspapers..and post that they came from a newspaper or funeral can do a copy and go to bio and do a paste.

I understand that it is "against" the findagrave rules but I feel that there is allot of info in obits that can help to connect to the families..

I have found that if I send obits to others and ask for them to be included I get the against the rule I am now doing this
Son of:

Husband of:


Predeceased by:


Added by Find Me If You Can on Mar 17, 2015 7:46 AM
Rhonda D. Cookenour
RE: 101288756
Thank you so much for posting the pictures. This is very much appreciated. Thank you for your hard work.
Added by Rhonda D. Cookenour on Feb 26, 2015 12:36 PM
Rhonda D. Cookenour
Re: 101288936
Thank you so much for posting the pictures. I deeply appreciate this. This is amazing. Thank you for your hard work
Added by Rhonda D. Cookenour on Feb 26, 2015 12:33 PM
D. Mack
Harden Spencer cemetery
Thank you for posting pictures from the Harden Spencer cemetery at Patrick Springs, Va. I had planned to go this spring and get that task completed. I live in West Virginia and wanted to wait until spring. Thank you very much!
Added by D. Mack on Feb 19, 2015 8:13 PM
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