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Neil (#47710525)
 member for 4 years, 11 months, 21 days
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Bio Photo My Profile image is a "Making A Difference" award presented by NBC 15 News in Madison, Wisconsin for all of the volunteer efforts that go into making "Findagrave" a valuable resource. The piece may be viewed at the following website:

Thank you to all of the volunteers that make Findagrave possible.

In my youth, I often looked through the box of old family images and negatives that was stored far away in the closet. Who are these people and what do they mean to me? While at college, my Architectural studies allowed me the opportunity to work in the Photo Lab. This experience enabled me to take those negatives and make them real, and as such was my first opportunity to create a family album and to understand our family's history. The start of a life long effort!

The advent of the computer and the internet just made it all that much easier. Over the years I have enjoyed making connections with family in the name of family research. There is a lot of information available from various sources and it takes one family member to organize it and make it available to all!

As past president of Clan MacCallum/Malcolm Society of North America Inc and now their "Family History Coordinator" I truly value our rich heritage and I endeavor to assist others in their ancestry quest.
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RE: FAG #86593173
I know not everyone wants their photos shared. Thank you for allowing me to post the photos on my Ancestry page
Added by msparr on Jan 16, 2017 4:37 PM
FAG #86593173
You have posted a photo of the stone for the Swenson family and Magnus Swenson (FAB 86593173). I am a distant cousin of Magnus Swenson's wife. Is is okay if I use the photos you posted on my Ancestry pages?

M. Sparr
Added by msparr on Jan 16, 2017 3:58 PM
Randy Marks
Cyril E. Marks grave photo
Nell thanks for the photo of my grand father's grave stone. It shocked me to see it's condition so I went to the cemetery and cleaned it with "Wet and Forget" and took new photos of his stone and his third wife's stone wife I am attaching to the sight. Please remove the old photo. Let me know how to take over his sight if possible. - thanks again- Randy Marks
Added by Randy Marks on Nov 28, 2016 10:03 AM
Ken Johnson
Thank you for taking and posting the photo of Amelia (Meier) Chase's headstone in Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, WI.

Ken Johnson
Added by Ken Johnson on Nov 21, 2016 1:05 PM
Troy L Birdsong
Thanks for Picture
Neil, Thanks for taking the picture. I didn't know who his wife is, so this has provided me great information. Thanks again.
Troy Birdsong
Added by Troy L Birdsong on Nov 07, 2016 1:47 PM
Need help in reading the inscription on Emma Dunkel's gravestone
It is not clear enough for me to read. Could you help me out with what the inscription on this gravestone says. Maybe a family member could confirm or collaborate on this.

As I have not found the grave of Wilson Dunkel's wife ... this may be it. I know it says Emma, wife of ??? Dunkel.

This may be Emma Schuler Dunkel (wife of Wilson Dunkel and mother of Arthur Albert, Chauncey, and Louis Edward Dunkel) who was born in Pennsylvania according to unsubstantiated census info [or Engen, Konstanz, Baden Germany if an unprocessed birth/baptismal record from Germany is a match for her showing both taking place 1 May 1859].

Thanks for your help AND greater volunteer efforts for all our universal "family" looking for loved ones' final resting place.
Added by KMN on Nov 07, 2016 8:03 AM
Rick Platt
Thank you for posting the Nran family gravestone photos. I am grateful.
Added by Rick Platt on Oct 25, 2016 12:54 AM
maryse SANTINI
Hi - many thanks for the photo. so there is no name area for this urn? I appreciate your efforts as I do the same. Maryse Santini
Added by maryse SANTINI on Oct 20, 2016 11:18 AM
Russell Alan Babcock
Neil, Congratulations on your award for your work! In viewing the photograph you took, I noted the spire marker on the far right says "THOMPSON" on it. This was Mary's maiden name. Is it possible to get a better view of this marker? Based on your notes, it may be a better clue for me, in my search. Again, many thanks for your time in locating Mary's noted resting place and taking the photograph and placing it onto her memorial.

Added by Russell Alan Babcock on Oct 16, 2016 10:49 AM
Mary Lucille Brillhart Genn

Thank you very much for taking the time to post the photo of Lucy Genn's headstone.

Also thank you for the GPS location.

Your work is much appreciated.

Added by LH on Sep 27, 2016 1:42 PM
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