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dirk bailey (#46969067)
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PLEASE USE THE NEW EDIT FEATURES:

on the edit tab, you'll see this menu, click on the link, and fill in the blank. This submits the information so I can do a one click approval of your request. This is a new feature, and with volumes of requests, I find myself needing you to do this part of the work.

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Corrections and bio information will be added if you send it to me. Generally I do the edits the same day you send them to me. I get so many that I generally don't reply, but rest easy - I will do them.
I'll absolutely transfer memorials to relatives - I firmly believe that relatives should control their family's memorials. I generally extend the transfers to the slightest family relationship, going way past Find A Grave's rules.
I generally don't honor non-family requests. If you want to customize a friend's memorial, please do so - you don't need to control the memorial to add pictures and information. If its something that I have to add, edit or link, I'm absolutely cooperative for these things.
To the "memorial collector" types - if you are a solid contributor who volunteers your time taking photos and adding records, you would get special consideration on non-family requests.
Thank-you to those of you who have gone the extra mile for me. I respect and admire you for taking the time to do a favor for my family and I.
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Joe Boyd Williams
Joseph A Williams
Dirk,
Thank you for transferring Joseph's memorial.

Joe Boyd Williams SRT
Added by Joe Boyd Williams on Nov 25, 2014 8:37 AM
Joe Boyd Williams
Joseph A. Williams
Added by Joe Boyd Williams on Nov 25, 2014 8:35 AM
Joe Boyd Williams
RE: Joseph A. Williams
Thank you for your quick reply and suggestions.
Would you consider transferring oseph's memorial to me.

I'm curious to know where you are located? You seem to have taken photos over a fairly wide area.

Joe Boyd Williams SRT
Added by Joe Boyd Williams on Nov 25, 2014 7:26 AM
Joe Boyd Williams
Joseph A. Williams
First off I want to thank you for setting up the memorial for Joseph A. Williams He was my grandfather.
He was killed in the line of duty during the 1919 hurricane which struck the Texas coast just south of Corpus Christi, Texas. He was an Assistant Oyster Fish and Game Commissioner (modern day Game Warden). He was Captain of an enforcement boat stationed at Port Aransas. Family stories say he and his assistant Harry Raymond had been rescuing people off the surrounding islands and had anchored their boat for the storm but as the storm rose both went back to put out more anchors to secure the boat. Both were washed overboard and were drowned. Joseph was buried on the beach with hundreds of others I have an affidavit identifying the body.
A few years ago I contacted the state to see if they could tell me where he was buried. All the could say was thatt all of the bodied that were buried at the beach were removed sometime after the storm but there were no records as to what cemeteries they were taken to.

I want to thank you again.

Joe Boys Williams SRT

ps I would like to add some pictures to the memorial.

my e-mai: joeboydwilliams@gmail.com
Added by Joe Boyd Williams on Nov 24, 2014 9:42 PM
martza
Ismael Ortiz #111365057
Thank you for the photo of Ismael Ortiz's headstone #111365057.
Have a great day!
Martin
Added by martza on Sep 21, 2014 7:55 PM
Of Immigrants
Transfer request
Thank you Dirk, for the transfer. This warms my heart. You are a gem!
Added by Of Immigrants on Aug 21, 2014 6:56 AM
Sandra Ott
Delber, Enda and Horrace Atchley
Dirk,

Thank you so much for the pictures of my cousins' headstones. Your work keeping these memorials up to date is really appreciated.

Sandra Atchley-Ott
Added by Sandra Ott on Aug 16, 2014 6:52 AM
Amy
Encarnacion Casso
Thank you so much Dirk! We are so excited to have this picture to show our children their ancestry! Getting the information on his wife Guadalupe was wonderful.

Because you told me to call the cemetery we now have copies of both obituaries which we could not locate beforehand. Thank you again for all your help.
Added by Amy on Aug 15, 2014 12:39 PM
Betty Judy
RE: Stultz request at Rose Hill Corpus Christi
Hi Dirk,
The lady I spoke with said Martin Luther Stults was buried in Eastlawn section, #214, #6.
Dee also said there was no notations as to whether there was a stone. She was going to drive by there and look.
Thank you.
Added by Betty Judy on Aug 15, 2014 7:23 AM
Sandra Ott
RE: Atchley request at Rose Hill Corpus Christi
Hi,

I called the cemetery and he is buried in the Arbor section, lot 65 space 1, near his parents. They said it looked like he had a veteran's headstone.

Thanks, Sandi
Added by Sandra Ott on Aug 14, 2014 2:27 PM
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