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Wayne Seibert (#46565112)
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Bio Photo I was born in Jersey City, NJ and lived there for the first seventeen years of my life. The only grave I ever visited was my grandfather; he died in 1960. I didn't know that, within view of his grave, just accross the street, was the unmarked grave of my older brother. The Viet Nam War, and my part as a medic from age 17, put me in contact with many more graves and the people who would visit them.
I am now a retired Police Officer living in Fairborn, Ohio. I have been an Evidence Tech (now called CSI), Forensic Photographer and Death Investigator during my career and I suppose I'm still doing those things now - as a hobby.
Darlene and I had to put Cherry Grove Cemetery in Xenia, OH on 'standby' and are working in Byron Cemetery since it is less than 3 miles away.
We are still working on finding the graves of soldiers in the USCT and the 54th and 55th Massachusetts Infantry who are buried in Greene Co., OH but this is mostly book-work now.
Any 'grave photographs' I have taken are public domain; copy them and use them as you please.
*TRANSFERS: Most of the memorials that I have posted are not related to me, they are projects that I have taken-on. I believe that ANY relative should be able to take over management of these graves. Just ask me.
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R Carr
Emily Willis
Mr. Seibert,

I hope that all is well with you. Our family is planning a 100th birthday celebration for my grandmother in November. She has informed the family that her first grade teacher in East St. Louis, IL was Emily Willis. I am putting together a program of my grandmothers youth and I wanted to include information regarding Emily Willis.

Through research on Ancestry I believe I have located her through the 1900 and 1930 Census (even though her DOB's are remarkably different on both).I eventually located her tombsone on Find a Grave (as her mother and sisters names are inscribed on the very same headstone as hers).

With that said, I see that you have a year of Death as 1934 (although the tombstone does not list that). I waqs wondering where you received that information from? The reason I ask is because I am seeking her exact year of death for my research. Any assistance that you can provide would be extemely helpful, thank you.
Added by R Carr on Mar 17, 2014 1:23 PM
Mary Riggs Brinson
Byron Cemetery
Thanks to yall so much for all your work. I have many family members at Byron Cemetery. I do Genealogy & used some of your photos for my tree, as I don't have photos of some. again thanks so very much ,,
Added by Mary Riggs Brinson on Jan 07, 2014 8:13 AM
Ruth Wilson
Harrison and Sarah Phillips
Thank you for work you have done creating the memorials for my great great grandparents. To add a little more information to the story, Prior to the end of slavery their names were Herman and Sallie. They had two older children, Richard and Lizzie.

Ruth Wilson
Added by Ruth Wilson on Jan 03, 2014 6:37 PM
Cathy Gowdy
Osborn photos
Just wanted to say thank you for photographing the Osborn stones in North Cemetery in Cedarville this year. The last time I looked, there weren't any. My late husband was directly descended from them through Mariah N.and A. W. Osborn and their daughter Maria who married a Gowdy.

Cathy Gowdy
cylgowdy@aol.com
Added by Cathy Gowdy on Nov 13, 2013 11:47 AM
Jennifer
RE: Sarah Steiner
Thank you for making the updates. I would love to maintain Sarah's memorial if you are not related.

Thanks,
Jennifer
Added by Jennifer on Nov 11, 2013 9:44 AM
Kimberly Sayer Turner
Alexander M. McLean
Looking for photo of headstone, North Cemetery, Greene County, Cedarville Ohio.
10-09-1829 to 02/23/1910 married to Mary Jane Cline 7-17-1829 to 06-29-1896 parents of Hayes McLean in same cemetery
Added by Kimberly Sayer Turner on Oct 27, 2013 11:59 AM
Preserving the Past
RE: Dehaven Memorials in Fairfield Cemetery
Thanks bunches for the transfer...I will take good care of her! Have a great day!
Added by Preserving the Past on Oct 26, 2013 9:36 PM
Preserving the Past
RE: Dehaven Memorials in Fairfield Cemetery
Wayne,
I would be happy to! I am currently working on the DeHaven/Cress family genealogy, thanks for asking!
Debbie

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Debora,
Would you accept transfer of the DeHaven memorials that I've posted in Fairfield Cemetery?.
Wayne
Added by Preserving the Past on Oct 21, 2013 3:23 PM
texnative
McClellan
I wanted to publicly thank you for sending the wonderful photos that you took to our email. That was above and beyond the call of duty, and we appreciate it.
Added by texnative on Oct 19, 2013 7:03 AM
texnative
McClellan
Thank you for the excellent photos you added to the McClellan's memorials. My back knows how difficult taking all those photos can be, and I appreciate your work very much!
Added by texnative on Oct 18, 2013 1:16 PM
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