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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 12 years, 1 month, 10 days
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Bio Photo Calling all Find-a-Gravers from West Texas: I've started a Facebook page titled WEST TEXAS FIND A GRAVE. This is mostly for the folks in my area but is an open group and is open to all. It's not a gripe session about the site but should be used to help with what cemeteries need to be surveyed or photographed. Feel free to check it out.
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I'll be listing as many cemeteries in the Lubbock, Texas area as possible. I would like to meet with other members in Lubbock. Please feel free to get in touch with me and i'll try to answer any questions that i can.

I've noticed a trend lately that should be addressed. Please do not add Death Certificates to my memorials. This may be a good source of information but I feel it is out of place on memorials. You can request a tranfer of ownership if you feel the need to post a Death Certificate.

Also on the subject of Death Certificates, please be aware of the pitfalls of taking this information as absolute. There has been some discussion on this topic in the Forums. Use care when reading this data. The location given as the place of burial is not always the correct name of that cemetery. It may only be the city where the person was taken. I've seen too many times where an incorrect listing is added unnecessarily by folks unfamiliar with the location of burial. Many cemeteries have changed names or ownership over the years. Please double check the county listing before adding a new cemetery. You might save yourself a lot of time and trouble.

I'm more than glad to make any correction, update or transfers that pass my way. Please use the Edit (Suggest a Correction) tab on the memorials, as this makes things go faster and easier for me.

Also, any changes that are sent to me, I take at face value so please don't send me a list of sources that prove who the parents are or where they were born. I'm not the DAR or a school teacher who double checks for accuracy. What you send me is what I enter.
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I really hate to do this, but from now on, I WILL NOT do any transfers or updates that come to me on the message board. I've had too many requests that have errors in them and this just slows everything down. Please, please please use the EDIT tabs on the memorials. This is what it was designed and set up for so please use it. Also, it has gotten to the point that I will no longer respond to transfer requests or up-date requests that are sent to me here on the Message Board or by e-mail. I will only make changes that come to me via EDIT/SUGGEST A CORRECTION. Thanks.
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stacy thomas
RE: E.L. Tidwell
Thank you, I was thinking it was a lady I know of with the inital's E.L. Tidwell. But now that I know its a man I know its not the person I was thought it was. Thanks again.
Added by stacy thomas on Feb 26, 2015 9:47 PM
Nena Smothers
Wallace
Thanks kindly for nice photo happy trails
Added by Nena Smothers on Feb 26, 2015 3:30 AM
stacy thomas
E.L. Tidwell
Do you know if this person had a spouce buried near by? If so what's the name?
Added by stacy thomas on Feb 25, 2015 1:52 PM
Reynolds Ansley
Thanks
Thank you for your time and effort in obtaining and publishing the photo of the York family marker! Have a blessed day!
Added by Reynolds Ansley on Feb 25, 2015 10:28 AM
Vikki Prudden
Elma Clay and Naomi Seaney #117691982
I would like to ask permission to use your photo of their headstone for my family history and on Ancestry.com. I would, of course, credit you with the photo.

Thank you for the work you do, it is appreciated.

Vikki Prudden
Added by Vikki Prudden on Feb 23, 2015 3:40 PM
Jennifer Bauer
Cowans in Rose Hill
Thank you again for more beautiful photos!
Added by Jennifer Bauer on Feb 23, 2015 8:55 AM
Carmie Jay
William Loy Jay
Hi William Loy Jay #94449216 is my second cousin. His birth year is incorrect , it should be 1908 instead of 1903. Could you please make the correction. Thanks, Carmie Jay
Added by Carmie Jay on Feb 21, 2015 9:08 PM
Beckie Williams
Carl Lee Hale Jr & Lloyd Hale
Thank you for adding the photos of my Hale relatives buried in Rose Hill Cemetery at Tulia, Swisher County, Texas, for me. I truly appreciate it!

Sincerely,
~Beckie~
Added by Beckie Williams on Feb 21, 2015 11:44 AM
Harlon
Hardy Updates.
Thanks for making the Hardy updates form me. I do appreciate it.
Added by Harlon on Feb 21, 2015 11:06 AM
Char Bond
Charley Rousseau
Thank you David for finding this grave and posting the photos.
I greatly appreciate it and all the hard work you do for Find-A-Grave.
Added by Char Bond on Feb 21, 2015 7:58 AM
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