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Rich Kreiss (#46796115)
 member for 8 years, 9 months, 12 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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Gwyn Alonzo Nichols "Nick" Griffin
thank you!
Added by deegraver on Apr 16, 2014 3:50 PM
Kathy Merris Mills
RE: Photos
Photos are moved. I would have duplicated it too with the name spelled wrong. Thanks for the correction.
Added by Kathy Merris Mills on Apr 14, 2014 8:05 AM
Janet Milburn
Re: Quick Stamper transfer
Thank you so much, Rich! That was the fastest
transfer in history. Was that you or the
Find A Grave computer????
Janet Milburn
Added by Janet Milburn on Apr 08, 2014 5:21 PM
David Haspert
William Dixson
Thank you for the quick transfer. William's memorial has been updated with a bio and links to his parents. - Dave
Added by David Haspert on Apr 06, 2014 4:30 AM
RE: Your Question ....
Sorry for being snarky about Miss Manners. I appreciate your kind reply.
Added by SLGMSD on Apr 04, 2014 1:01 PM
Ann Watts
thank you
Added by Ann Watts on Apr 03, 2014 9:51 PM
Spaceman Spiff
Frank Kidd
Thanks, Rich!
I appreciate it!
Added by Spaceman Spiff on Apr 01, 2014 10:56 AM
Steve Trudgeon
Thelma Trimble - Transfer
Thank you for another transfer.

Added by Steve Trudgeon on Mar 29, 2014 6:27 PM
Laurie Goodman Lenz
Thomas Guy Foy, Sr. & Jr.
Thank you so much for the transfers, Rich! Your kindness is greatly appreciated!!
Added by Laurie Goodman Lenz on Mar 27, 2014 4:50 PM
Barbara Spears Pipek
Nelia Ashley Miller
Thanks Rich for transferring her to me.

Appreciate it - hope you are staying warm.

Added by Barbara Spears Pipek on Mar 14, 2014 6:29 PM
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