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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 13 years, 10 months, 16 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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Frank L. Cain
Birth / Marrage
I have he was born to John Milton and Ottie Thompson
Baldree, in 1931 so how can that would make him about 1 year old at marriage.
Name: John M Baldree
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1891
Birthplace: Texas
Race: White
Home in 1930: Precinct 1, Lubbock, Texas
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Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Ottie Baldree
Father's Birthplace: Alabama
Mother's Birthplace: Texas
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John M Baldree 39
Ottie Baldree 35
Velma F Baldree 15
Milton Baldree 13
Elton Baldree 9
Johnie Baldree 0

I also Have his Marriage as 10 Sep 1966
Hockley County, Texas My tie in to this family is thall a Marriage to one of my wife sisters
Added by Frank L. Cain on Nov 30, 2016 5:09 PM
Angie Mitchell Martin
Lillie Mae Sims FAG # 84600132
Ms. Lillie Mae Sims was married to my great uncle, Irva Adkisson from Childress. I would appreciate have her memorial so I may add her to our family. Thank you.

Angie Martin
Find A Grave # 48252725
Added by Angie Mitchell Martin on Nov 24, 2016 2:58 PM
Lows in Lubbock
Thank you so very much for your many labors of love. After all, that's what it's all about. I deeply appreciate you and the pictures you so quickly provided. If only there were more like you in this world. Blessings always
Added by Mimi on Nov 20, 2016 8:23 AM
Robert Rainwater
Willis Wood
Dear Mr. Sifford,
Just saw your memorial for Willis Wood (#12522113). He was my grandfather's nephew. I was actually looking up his father's obituary and came across his. Willis passed away November 17, 2010, at a hospital in Lubbock, Texas. He was born in Idalou, Texas.

Robert Rainwater
Added by Robert Rainwater on Nov 07, 2016 12:58 PM
Rev. Thomas F. Robeson Memorial
Thank you very much for the transfer of the memorial of Rev. Thomas F. Robeson (# 30667072). I transcribed the tribute/obituary and it is now posted on his memorial. I really appreciate the transfer!

Added by Ruth on Nov 05, 2016 2:22 PM
Amelia Fabila
Thank you very much for taking the time to fulfill this photo request. It is truly appreciated.
Added by Anonymous on Nov 02, 2016 10:16 AM
Thank you...
for the photo of Laverna Johnston at the Matador cemetery! I appreciate your time and effort very much.

I can tell you have been busy at Matador!

Added by GJ on Nov 02, 2016 5:05 AM
Richard G. Reed
Estile May

Thanks for taking a photo of Estile and her husband's grave marker. It helps a lot.

Richard Reed
Added by Richard G. Reed on Nov 01, 2016 7:55 PM
Sharon Rhoades
Thank You. So glad to get the Photo
Added by Sharon Rhoades on Nov 01, 2016 6:15 PM
Scottie Finney
Johnnie C Lynch
Thank you for the transfer. Scottie
Added by Scottie Finney on Oct 22, 2016 5:10 AM
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