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Shawn The Grave Hunter (#46481676)
 member for 13 years, 2 months, 4 days
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Bio Photo I am a man who loves history and in my time have seen some very old tombstones in my travels and when researching my family history. There have been some interesting finds in my time. I am a writer and poet and I plan on designing my own monument to leave my mark upon the world when I die. I have found many old markers in Texas and Iowa in the northern part of the state and Minnesota. Having an interest in the funeral industry I am always researching cemeteries. It was because of my Grandpa that I have such a love for history. Recently while visiting a cemtery in Falls County, TX I discovered about twenty tombstones that were inscribed in German. This was the first time I have ever seen any markers written in another language. As far as the future, who knows where my travels may take me. God is my guide and it certianly will be an adventure! Every one has a right to be remembered. I am a voice for those who do not have anyone to do this for them. I do not only my family and friends but I often walk local cemeteries and add information online to aid researchers in their family history research. If I have made a mistake or if you have something for me to add please get in touch with me and I will take the appropriate action. I am willing to do photo lookups in Lubbock as well as other places. Contact me if I can help. However do bear in mind that I am unable to drive but will do my best to assist in any way possible.

***** 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.****

Many thanks for the words of encouragement and support about my contributions on the site. It has been a godsend for me in doing my genealogy and it is my hope that my work will do for others what others work has done for me.
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debbie steinman
thank you for the transfer of my gg grandfather...thank you for your kindness....thank you for all your hard work...thank you...thank you
Added by debbie steinman on Jun 30, 2014 3:26 PM
Lewis Henry Daves
Memorial 16903649
Hi Shawn, are you still working on the Funeral Directors project. Would you like for me to transfer this memorial to you?
Added by svanwyk on Jun 30, 2014 10:28 AM
Thanks so much for the pic. I got happy enter on the first message.
Added by Grouchygrandma53 on Jun 24, 2014 3:43 PM
Thank you so much for the photos! Blessings, Carole
Added by CCSN54 on Jun 16, 2014 9:29 AM
Gary Jordan
Mattie Dixon and Family
Shawn, I just wanted to take this opportunity to Thank You for your time in photographing the graves of Mattie Knight Dixon and Family at Clairemont Cemetery. You are greatly appreciated and I thank you for giving your time and talent to help others!!! Thanks Again, Gary
Added by Gary Jordan on Jun 16, 2014 9:28 AM
Cora Stroud
Edna Jones
Shawn, thanks so much for the photo of Edna Jones grave. I really appreciate it.
Added by Cora Stroud on Jun 15, 2014 7:44 PM
Bob Wertman
Lila Giddens
Thanks for taking the photo for me. I was hoping to take it myself as I was hoping to attend the service for her sister, Al Jo Parrott, but that hasn't happened yet. Anyway, thanks for your help.
Added by Bob Wertman on Jun 13, 2014 8:21 PM
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Thank you for taking time to get the photos, Keep up the great work!
Added by WichitaFalls on Jun 12, 2014 5:25 PM
My family in Rochester Cemetery
Wow, have you ever been busy. Thank you so much for all you have done for me. You make me happy.

Best wishes
Added by Janet on Jun 12, 2014 3:30 PM
Keith McDonald
E Lea May
Thanks for taking the time to get the photo of her for me.

Added by Keith McDonald on Jun 09, 2014 1:40 PM
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