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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 11 years, 10 months, 9 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.
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.

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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Bob Thomas123
RE: Linking
Thank you. Any info on how to edit, etc is greatly appreciated.

Added by Bob Thomas123 on Nov 26, 2014 8:16 PM
PFC Joe Zane Leamon (Find A Grave Memorial# 116222754)
Hello David,

Thank you very much for Joe's memorial stone photograph. I am sure his family will appreciate it and that includes a friend of mine.

Thank you again and best wishes,

Added by MEB on Nov 24, 2014 6:45 PM
M. S. Hoover
Earnest Mitchell
...thank you so much for the picture of Earnest Mitchell's headstone...have safe thanksgiving...msh...
Added by M. S. Hoover on Nov 23, 2014 1:51 AM
Amy the Spirit Seeker
Michael Douglas Scott
Thanks for the photo!
Added by Amy the Spirit Seeker on Nov 22, 2014 7:41 PM
19528491 - Alice Brown Wade
Thank you for the updates on her memorial. I'm sure her descendants will find it helpful. Her husband married into my family line so I have no direct connection.
Added by PJackson on Nov 22, 2014 10:17 AM
Matt's Mom
Thank you for the photos, we really appreciate it.
Added by Matt's Mom on Nov 19, 2014 2:52 PM
Patricia Williams Curry
Levelland Municipal Cemetery
David, Thank you so much for the photos of the markers for Fred and Pauline Spruiell. I appreciate your help and your dedication to those who have gone before us. Thanks again, Pat
Added by Patricia Williams Curry on Nov 17, 2014 9:40 AM
Marjorie Crews
John Robert "Rob" Hill
I Have a favor to ask of you. I have received photos of Johnson Memorial Cemetery, John Robert Hill Headstone, and He and his wife's graves with headstones for both He and his wife Margaret Ella Searcy, from other Ancestors, saying they are buried in Johnson Memorial Cemetery In Munday Knox,Texas. But they never have a Find a Grave connection and I have not been able to find them on Find A Grave. I do not want to add them to this cemetery if they are not there. Is there a way you can find out for me? I would greatly be indebted to you.
I'm in Georgia and as much as I want to go to Texas it is a little far for me to drive at this time. It really upsets me when people do this kind of stuff. They don't try to find out anything they just pass it on down the line and they do the same. I know you know what I mean.
Marjorie Crews
Added by Marjorie Crews on Nov 16, 2014 9:41 PM
Charlene Sinclair
Vivian Weeks
David thanks ever so much for getting this
great headstone photo. I really appreciate
your help.

Thanks again,
Added by Charlene Sinclair on Nov 16, 2014 3:44 PM
Linda Blakeman
David W. King- #73250631

Can you tell me the plot number of David's grave? David was my first cousin but until recently I have not known too much about him or his mother. I feel that he is buried by his mother who had apparently re-married but I just want to double-check this.

Thank you,
Linda King Blakeman
Added by Linda Blakeman on Nov 16, 2014 4:34 AM
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