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K. Bowers (#46961583)
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Robert Hague
RE: Photo of Kingan Grave
You are welcome.
Added by Robert Hague on Nov 11, 2014 9:31 PM
Lianne Manley McNeil
RE: Abr. Leedy Memorial
Hi K,

That's very cool that we are distant relatives! I'm sure the link correction will probably be fixed OK, but I'll let you know if it doesn't happen. Thanks!

Added by Lianne Manley McNeil on Sep 01, 2014 9:46 PM
Donna White
RE: re: Virginia Crosby
I will eventually get around to listing the other pics...just I am in a backlog right now of pics..donna
Added by Donna White on Jul 07, 2014 4:57 PM
Donna White
RE: re: Virginia Crosby
I found a susan crosbie and a virginia (something else). I can check the dates. I walked it twice, but I could have still missed it. You could try calling the cemetery and asking them if they could take a photo for your family tree and email it to you. donna
Added by Donna White on Jul 07, 2014 10:04 AM
Thank you K. for leaving the picture of the cemetery at one of my grave sites. Much appreciated.
Added by Marilynn on Jul 06, 2014 7:12 PM
Donna White
re: Virginia Crosby
Could she be buried with a first husband under another headstone name?

Also I saw the name Crosbie.

I have walked that section twice, but don't see her myself..but I didn't have a map either..
Added by Donna White on Jul 06, 2014 12:22 PM
Suzy Davidson
There is now a different photo for Kathryn Conner gravestone. She is buried with parents. Took 3 visits to find this cause I was looking for a "Conner" headstone and it was NOT. :) It was with the stone marked MERRIN and BOWMAN
Added by Suzy Davidson on Apr 18, 2014 6:16 PM
RE: Marry Richey
No problem. I am having issues with her DOB and DOD, so I am rechecking everything. Thanks for all your hard work on Find A Grave. Cheryl
Added by CherylA on Mar 23, 2014 7:15 AM
Lynda Fowler
Walter and Media Hager Stone
Thank you for the wonderful photo of their Gravestone at Forest. May I post if on, if i give you credit?? Best regards, Lynda
Added by Lynda Fowler on Jul 17, 2013 8:22 PM
B.J. Waters
RE: Bowers in Inglewood
Yes, I will transfer. Although I prefer the transfer guidelines (because of problems I've had in the past) when I've fulfilled a photo request, I usually handle it differently. I used to get requests from people who just wanted all memorials with the same surname, etc. and I just had to draw the line somewhere! One person (white) was requesting someone I knew to be black and when I confronted her about it, she admitted she just wanted to keep all the names "together".

One thing I've learned when I am told that a grave is unmarked: look for a stone anyway. At least 4 times I have gone out to a site, expecting no headstone and found one was actually there. Twice at Roosevelt Memorial Park and twice at Inglewood. Sometimes people purchase the stone from a vendor that is not affiliated with the cemetery. Many years ago, an outside contractor may have been the one doing the stone setting. More recently, however, cemeteries (at least around here) insist on doing it themselves and charging a 'setting fee'. So, some of the older ones may have been listed in the record as not having a headstone.

Also, in my opinion, what you can do if told there is no stone is to go ahead and create a memorial and put in the 'note' section that there is no stone. I think most of us feel it is appropriate to get a photo of the area, so that you still get to see where the person is buried. Just my thoughts on this, of course!

I am glad my work was helpful to you. If I can be of further assistance, just let me know.

Best regards,
Added by B.J. Waters on Jul 09, 2013 4:08 PM
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