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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 13 years, 8 months, 12 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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Thanks for getting the photo
Added by gravefinder on Sep 25, 2016 2:42 PM
Thank you...
so much for the photo of Hazel Nordyke's headstone. I appreciate your time and effort very much!

Added by GJ on Sep 25, 2016 3:32 AM
Robert Allen Bowser
Thank you
Thanks very much for the picture of my relative.

Bob Bowser
Added by Robert Allen Bowser on Sep 24, 2016 3:37 PM
Moore Photo
Thank you so much for getting the Moore photo in Nevels Memorial Cemetery. I really appreciate it.
Added by beckyt on Sep 24, 2016 8:58 AM
John Pinkerton

Thanks so much for photo of Marguerite Hall's headstone. She was my great-aunt. And all so thanks for taking her husband's headstone photo - George Hall --- I had been trying to get someone to do that so 2 years.

Your photos are really clear and crisp.

Thanks once again

Added by John Pinkerton on Sep 19, 2016 10:13 AM
Leona Henderson
Pyeatt family in Tulia
Thank you for going to Tulia to photograph the Pyeatt family members. I had gone once and "walked" the cemetery but missed them. I had planned to go back again but you have saved me the trip!

Thanks for all the other things you do for Find A Grave--you are all over it!
Added by Leona Henderson on Sep 19, 2016 9:22 AM
Kathy Jennings Brown
#110239150 Mount Olive Cemetery
Could you please remove the funeral marker photo from this posting? It was correctly posted by you on the memorial for his son, William Charles Davenport. Thank you so much, Kathy
Added by Kathy Jennings Brown on Sep 10, 2016 8:02 PM
K. E. P.
Laura Neal
Thanks so much for the photos of Laura's grave. I greatly appreciate your time and effort.
Thanks again,
Added by K. E. P. on Sep 09, 2016 10:17 AM
Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr
Edward Buster Deo
Thank you very much for his photo.
Added by Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr on Sep 08, 2016 8:02 AM
Willie Johnson photos
David, thanks so much and appreciate your quick and professional response. I have done a few of these and know its an effort to find the grave and do the work. Thanks.
Added by bzam on Sep 07, 2016 9:09 PM
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