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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 12 years, 2 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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Marvin & Samme Templin
Cecil Martin Request
Thanks so much for filling our request.
Added by Marvin & Samme Templin on Mar 31, 2015 2:51 PM
Photo Lantie Pate
Hello David. I do wish to thank you for your submission, though I guess I need to clarify. The note below the photo said Unmarked grave? Is this just a photo of the grounds where she, and Marteen Mckinney, and probably Frank Mckinney too are buried and have no markers placed?

I do thank you for helping me with this.

Added by smitty on Mar 30, 2015 5:40 PM
Alyssa King
Thomas and Elizabeth Holley
Thank you very much for the photo. :)
Added by Alyssa King on Mar 29, 2015 11:04 PM
Karen Baker
Joseph Blount Hoskins photo
Thanks for the photo.
Added by Karen Baker on Mar 29, 2015 7:52 PM
Raymond Richard Honeycutt
Hi David,

Thank you for fulfilling my grave picture request! I appreciate your efforts!! Your picture is now on my Parker family tree giving you the credit!!!

Barbara Parker
Added by BParker on Mar 29, 2015 6:47 PM
Sue T Morris
Thank you
Thank you David for all you do for our families.
Added by Sue T Morris on Mar 29, 2015 6:42 PM
Mary Frazier Duffel
Thank you for taking the photo of my great aunt's grave. I have been looking for her for quite some time. I really appreciate your help. Connie
Added by Connie0128 on Mar 28, 2015 10:24 PM
Pam Barns
William Allison "Will" Minnix
Hi David,

Thank you for taking a picture of William Allison "Will" Minnix's gravestone and posting it to his memorial page.

Another blank filled it......

Keep diggin'
Added by Pam Barns on Mar 28, 2015 10:12 PM
Weldon Collins
Rosaline Looper
Thanks for the head stone photo and taken the time to get it. I will pay it foward
Added by Weldon Collins on Mar 28, 2015 8:52 PM
Jo Johnson
Olin Johnson headstone
Thank you so much for your time and effort in getting this picture. It is greatly appreciated.
Added by Jo Johnson on Mar 28, 2015 7:29 PM
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