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KathyCook (#47357080)
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Bio Photo I live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I enjoy photographing tombstones for FindAGrave. I have even been known to dig stones out of the ground. :)

I do not consider my photographs "copyrighted". I post them for the sole purpose of helping other genealogists in their family research. However, if you post the photos on ancestry or another website, photo credit would be appreciated. :)

My goal is not to impress others by high numbers. I create many memorials just so they are documented, and try to add pertinent information to them. I'm more than willing to transfer these memorials to someone who can take better care of them, as long as they are not my relatives.

Surnames I am researching: Solomon-Haberman (Jennings Co. IN & Saline Co. MO); Stoneking-Livingston-Long (Greene Co. PA & Tyler Co. WV); Wagaman-Turner (Missouri, Kansas, Washington); Pannekoek/Cook-DeVoogd-Waterloo (Kent Co. MI); LePard-Densmore (Kent, Ionia & Barry Co., MI); Kirby-Payne (Howard Co. MO).
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Joan Carlson
RE: Thomasma headstones!!!
Sounds lovely. It's so kind of you to do this, and I'm glad you get pleasure out of it as well!
Added by Joan Carlson on Jul 23, 2014 9:57 PM
Joan Carlson
Thomasma headstones!!!
Is it my birthday? The "gifts" just keep coming!!!
Added by Joan Carlson on Jul 23, 2014 9:28 PM
Joan Carlson
Thomasma headstones
Thanks a lot for all of the "new" Thomasma headstone photos. I appreciates your work!
Added by Joan Carlson on Jul 23, 2014 8:49 PM
Brian J. Ensley
I forgot to add- Ezra's daughter, Elizabeth (Ortz) Barclay is also buried at Grandview. I asked the owner of her memorial to update it to reflect her maiden name, birth, death, etc. Her memorial number is #98820994.
Added by Brian J. Ensley on Jul 23, 2014 2:58 PM
Brian J. Ensley
George Ortz
I claimed the requests you submitted for the Ortz/Parfitt's at Grandview. I plan on getting those tomorrow afternoon on my way home from work.

I noticed the note you posted on George's bio. I looked up the index of the local paper and the index does show an obituary for an infant George Ortz, published in the November 14, 1892 edition of the Johnstown Daily Tribune.

Hope this helps, at least until I can obtain a photo of his headstone, providing he has one.


Added by Brian J. Ensley on Jul 23, 2014 2:44 PM
David Sharp
Burton Mo. cemetery
Got it and saved it this time. Thanks Dave
Added by David Sharp on Jul 23, 2014 12:14 AM
David Sharp
Burton Mo. cemetery
Hi Kathy, Some how I deleted the wrong messages and I deleted yours. If you could, resend me your answer with your Uncle's # . do You know where the Washington Church Cemetery located near Burton is located, Susan and I drove all around Bunker Hill and Burton north of 124 and South of H and couldn't find it. we even asked a few people around there and they didn't know either. Thanks Dave
Added by David Sharp on Jul 22, 2014 1:38 PM
Eli Henthorn
Hey Kathy! How you doing?
HeyKathy! It's Eli from facebook.

As it turns out we are cousins. And yes, through the Stonekings. Emma Stoneking married my great great great grandpa, Marion Elijah Thomas's brother, Absolam Thomas.

Talk to you later, cousin!
Added by Eli Henthorn on Jul 21, 2014 10:47 AM
RE: Homer Bradfield
Glad I could help with the obituary. Any particular person or family you are looking for? May I suggest the web site from The Church of Latter Day Saints. https://family
You kind of have to just check around but I will help you any way I can if your looking for certain people. They have a section of Ohio deaths from 1908 to like 1950 I think.

happy searching
Linda Wirick
Added by Linda on Jul 07, 2014 12:05 PM
Dorothy H
RE: Pvt John S Tisdel
You're welcome. The image is showing rotated for you? It shows fine on my end. Weird. I'm working on an iPad. I do know how to rotate.
Added by Dorothy H on Jul 04, 2014 5:33 PM
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