|Mark Alberthal (#47564602)|
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I came across the findagrave website by accident one day while looking up my wife's obituary. I didn't know that it existed and was touched how someone had put in her obituary on the site. So I felt the need to help out other's as I can. |
My wife Tammy Vance Alberthal is buried in the Boerne City Cemetery along with our first dog Oscar.
I retired from working in June 2012. Now I spend my time volunteering at several organizations and going to cemeteries to take pictures then update them on Find a Grave. I have walked and uploaded tombstone pictures of the entire Boerne City Cemetery, Mission Park Cemetery in San Antonio (except for inside the mausoleum) and Der Stadt Friedhof (City Cemetery) in Fredericksburg. Currently I'm working on Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Fredericksburg. I go by and check the mausoleum at Mission Park every now and then but have not found it open.
I'm not a numbers person -- for memorials that I add, I try to find the obituary for the individual and add it to the memorial as well as a picture of the person (and give credit where I found it). I believe everyone has a story and needs to be told to keep their memory alive and for future generations to see.
Don't be afraid to ask for transfers for anybody. I am totally for it and hope others would do the same for me.
My photos are free to anyone who wants to copy them for non-profit purposes, no need to ask. Just say it was from me! I give credit where I found photos on memorials that I add if they are not related to me.
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|Peggy Collum||H. F. Gaines|
This article from The Cleburne News of Cleburne County, Alabama seems to have been written by your person. His son has a picture showing he and his father were born in Alabama.
NEWSPAPER issue of Thursday, December 10, 1914
H.F. GAINES WRITES FROM SOUTHWEST TEXAS
Fredericksburg, Texas, Dec. 3, 1914
To Mr. Editor of the News,
As I am a Cleburne boy, I thought I woudl write a few words from southwest Texas. This is the best farming country I have found in all my rounds; the farmers are all in the best fix. The war does not seem to bother them in the least in the way of living for they raise corn and hay, wheat, oats, hogs and some cotton and they are able to hold their cotton and money too. When they want anything they take a load of something to town and get what they want and bring some money back besides. I guess I had better tell you who they are, all Germans.
I have just been here a year. Fredericksburg is a German town of 4,000. I find them to be as good people as I have ever lived among. They all talk German from the children up.
The land is rich and good crops are made. Also deer and turkeys are plentiful. One can go out and kill one any time he wishes; also there are lots of fish. All kinds of garden truck are grown the year round. It is a fine stock country. The ground is covered with acorns and pecans.
I get your paper every week. It is like getting a letter from home. I will close but will do better next time. Would like for you to print this. Love to the News and its readers, H.F. Gaines
|djsoffar||Paul C. West,|
Thank you for all the work you do for Find A Grave. I appreciate the time you give to it.
Could you please transfer management of the memorial for Paul C. West #110645606, to me? He was my uncle. Thank you. Diane Soffar (djsoffar #47905315)
Added by djsoffar on May 11, 2015 10:55 PM
|It's_All_Relative||RE: Michael Norman|
Thank you. I made the changes and added the picture and gave you credit for the picture.
|Connie WEEAKS Pace||Carl * Mathilda GOMBERT Wagner|
Mark, Thank you so much for taking the time to go take this photo for me. I appreciate it. I love to visit the cemetery. Connie
|Vinn Howard Beazell||Finders Keepers|
We are working on a few apps that might be useful in the Kousinn Kwest - searching for our common ancestors and would like your feedback to our ongoing volunteer efforts. Look for our work at www.MyRootsPlace.com under VinnHoward Beazell and on Facebook.
Mark, Thanks for making the additions to Margie's Memorial. We have added her baby picture. We shall have to enlarge it. Will do that in the future. Thanks.
Added by Patrivia on Mar 24, 2015 2:41 PM
|Jayne||Johannes Kallenberg & Wilhelm Feller|
Thank you for photographing their tombstones.
I appreciate your time.
Added by Jayne on Mar 24, 2015 1:08 PM
|Jayne||Elisabetha Bruns & Auguste Gold|
Thank you for photographing their graves.
I really appreciate you taking the time to do this.
Added by Jayne on Mar 23, 2015 9:12 AM
|Carolyn Schmid||RE: Walter & Minnie Brewer|
Sorry, please transfer the memorial to me...thanks again...Carolyn
|Carolyn Schmid||RE: Walter & Minnie Brewer|
Thanks...we were not certain if she was still with us. She has her name on a monument in Boerne, Texas with her husband and we have been watching it for activity...I appreciate your letting me know...Carolyn
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