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Rich Kreiss (#46796115)
 member for 10 years, 1 month, 23 days
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Bio Photo I am a southern Pennsylvania resident and have been doing genealogy for 20 years, primarily on my mother's family. Her maiden name was Comer and she was born in Grayson County, VA. My sister, Linda, and her daughter, Shari, help me by taking many of the photos of the grave markers/stones and adding them to this website. They are a tremendous help to me.

If you would like for me to transfer to you any of your kinfolk that I have entered, please click the "EDIT" tab at the top of the memorial, then click "Suggest a Correction, etc." and, after entering your request, click "SEND". Find-A-Grave will then automatically email me with the memorial number you requested and your contributor number included. It is not necessary for you to type those numbers in if you use the EDIT tab. BTW, I am not too fussy or nitpicky about your relationship to the person you request since it's hard for me to fathom that you would want to manage the memorial of a person who is not related to you. I would like to think that your intentions are good and honest. So, with that said, I would be happy to transfer anyone as long as I am not related to him/her/it also.

Incidentally, please do not send the names of children to be posted to the bio of a memorial. It creates an additional burden that is difficult to keep up with. I will, however, link any family members if I am able to.

Also, most of the memorials I create are from the individual's death certificate. I post only the basic data that I find to include the person's full name, full birth/death dates, where born and where died, the name of the spouse(s) and the cause of death, primarily if it's accidental. I realize the info is not always accurate but at least it's a start. I will not post the death certificate to the memorial since I consider them to be relatively private and personal. There are often words and descriptions on the forms that I'm sure the survivors would not desire to have publicized.

Btw, I have found that the death dates listed on the certificates are generally very accurate and if they're off, it's usually only by a day or two. More often, the grave marker is in error when there is a conflict with the death certificate.

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Anna Fulton
I guess since the tombstone has the 19th, I'll just let that stay, but I 'll add a note that the death certficate has the 17th as when she died.
Added by SleepingDog on Aug 27, 2015 1:36 PM
Busy Graven
RE: Margaret Downs Haley
Darn.. Thank you for answering so quickly.
Added by Busy Graven on Aug 19, 2015 6:47 AM
RE: Ellie Mae Vogler Johnson
My apologies. My mouse has been acting up and it looks like I was on the wrong memorial. I have sent a SAC for the one I meant to send. Thanks for letting me know.
Added by Apollymi on Jul 18, 2015 9:49 AM
roger lineberry
Charlotte Spurlin
Rich, thanks for the transfer of Charlotte Spurlin.
Added by roger lineberry on Jul 17, 2015 10:50 PM
Edward Dean Flynn transfer
Thank you so kindly for the transfer of my brother's memorial. It means so much to me.
Thanks for everything you do to help make Find A Grave the wonderful site that it is. Your work is very much appreciated!
Added by CFlynn on Jul 07, 2015 10:14 AM
Martie Groome-McGirt
Wall Family in Surry County
Thanks for accepting all the links from the Wall family in Surry County NC. As you can see, I've been wandering around this branch of my family lately. Also thanks for all you do for this site.
My best to you
Added by Martie Groome-McGirt on Jul 03, 2015 7:26 PM
Durbin & Keaton Families
Della Durbin
Thank you so very much for the transfer of Della. Thank you for all the hard work you do for Find A Grave.
Added by Durbin & Keaton Families on Jun 23, 2015 1:58 PM
Thank you so much for all of the transfers and your hard work. Have a greta day !!
Added by gardengirl on Jun 20, 2015 1:12 PM
Mike and Jane Deal
Thank you for the speedy transfers
of Faby Garfield Tilley and wife, Lena Seal Tilley. memorials to me today!!
Added by Mike and Jane Deal on Jun 04, 2015 1:35 PM
Hooked On Family
RE: My relatives
Falls Church...our niece and hubby have a new baby we just had to meet! His gma is my hubby's sister, and they are here from Portland, OR so we are seeing them also! Yay

A niece and a nephew in my fam both live in D. C., but we just saw them at the wedding of another niece last weekend in State College, PA. My hub is not up for D. C. traffic so probably won 't go there. Bummer

Been on the road for two wks so heading back to Iowa tomorrow.

Will stop in Washington and Butler Counties in PA to find graves and info on my hub's 2nd, 3rd and 4th great gr, so we have really had an awesome trip!

Ready to see my kitty...Jiffy! She misses me. 😺

Have a great weekend, Mr. are such an asset on Find A Grave!


Added by Hooked On Family on May 09, 2015 7:39 AM
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