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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 13 years, 7 months, 10 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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I really appreciate you taking the time to fulfill my photo request for Marshall Williams, thank you!
Added by postkrispykritters on Aug 28, 2016 9:49 AM
Old Waco
James Whaley Witt
Thanks so much for creating Jim's memorial.
I went to church and school with him.
TB Willis
Added by Old Waco on Aug 26, 2016 3:59 PM
Cindy Sadler
Thank you
Thanks so much for taking the photo of John Ellison's headstone!
Added by Cindy Sadler on Aug 26, 2016 4:56 AM
Gary & Linda Albrecht Maret
billy Adams
Hi David. Thank you so much for the picture for Billy. I really appreciate you doing this for us. Thanks again. Gary Maret
Added by Gary & Linda Albrecht Mar... on Aug 25, 2016 12:09 PM
Thank you!
I appreciate your taking the time and effort to get the photo of James Cox's headstone in Ralls. You are such a help.

Added by GJ on Aug 25, 2016 2:24 AM
Pete Seeker
James Wilson Schroder
David, I hate to report a duplicate of an old neighbor of mine, Jim Schroder.

Your number 1 2212 9721 was preceded by 3619 1838 (knightchow). FYI

Added by Pete Seeker on Aug 24, 2016 10:52 PM
Thank you...
so much for the photo of Verner Crump and his wife Mildred! I really appreciate your taking the time and making the effort to take the photos.

Thanks again.

Added by GJ on Aug 24, 2016 3:53 AM
Patricia Cronin
Garden of Memories Cemetery, Paducah, Texas
Good morning, David. Was thrilled to receive many emails through "Find A Grave" providing photos of the tombstones of extended family. Really appreciate the volunteer work you do which helps those of us doing family history research and who do not live in the area.

Again, thank you ever so much for your help. Pat Cronin
Added by Patricia Cronin on Aug 17, 2016 6:41 AM
V Flesher
Archie Jordan Hurt
Thanks for the photo.
Added by V Flesher on Aug 14, 2016 6:16 AM
Ms. Clyde
Ruby Alvarado
Your memorial for Ruby is 134784535. There is an earlier one; it is 66620252. Please check to see if yours is a duplicate, and if any info is needed on original. Thanks
Added by Ms. Clyde on Aug 10, 2016 3:05 PM
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