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Deb Hayes-Wolfe (#46811474)
 member for 10 years, 11 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo Because of fires, floods and loss, I started photographing all the markers in Jackson Co Michigan in Nov 2006. We've discovered the 1927 DAR WPA cemetery transcription project didn't have anyone actually walk any of the county cemeteries. They obtained the information from cemetery records, church records and neighbors. Fortunately for all of us this included records of those graves with no markers. Most of the early cemetery records have perished along with some of the cemeteries. Hopefully, we will be able to provide info for descendants of the early/current residents of Jackson County Michigan. By using census, marriage, death and local history information we try to make our entries as complete as possible. Email with info on your ancestors and we'll add them to any of our records. We'll be happy to help you in your search.

Currently, I'm working on adding maiden names to as many memorials as possible.

As of 22 Aug 2009 Jackson Co FAG volunteers have 66,501 burials recorded, by Jan 2010 72,323 burials and by Jan 2013 101,483 burials. Many of the cemeteries have been completed with pics.

Please request edits, corrections & transfers thru the SAC tab (edit tab on the memorial page) and not here on the home page. Remember to check the new "edit" tab on your own homepage to see the corrections/additions sent to you.

Thanks to all those FAGer's who have trusted me to take care of their memorials and have transferred their memorials over to me while they take a leave from findagrave.

Not sure why my email disappeared from the contact info:

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MI Ring
Mary Drew Hunt #18788876
I just sent a correction via the edit options.

Do you have any additional information on Mary Drew Hunt and Thomas Hunt? They are my 4th great-grandparents.

Added by MI Ring on Oct 15, 2016 8:55 AM
MA Sulli
Photo request for Ernest Reide
Thank you so much. The information you have gathered and posted, particularly for Jackson County, has answered many questions. I am really grateful for your efforts.
Added by MA Sulli on Oct 05, 2016 11:31 AM
Katherine Dowling
William P Lewis
Hi Deb,

Thank you for photographing my Dad's grave at Highland Cemetery in Brooklyn Michigan. My husband and I have walked the cemetery twice and cannot find the tombstone. The church, city hall, county have not been able to help me and I don't have a call back from the sexton.

Would you have a record of where you saw this grave at Highland?

Thank you for your help. And thank you for doing this find work.

Katherine Dowling (nee Lewis)
Added by Katherine Dowling on Sep 28, 2016 8:13 AM
Shirley Kloberdanz Arendt
Thank you so much for the Crouch tombstone photos!
Added by Shirley Kloberdanz Arendt on Aug 30, 2016 5:17 PM
The Dark Poet
Re: Anna & Ida Thode
Thank you so much for not only finding information on my great-aunts, but also taking the time to make a memorial. I was so excited I drove to the cemetery, but the office was closed, and not sure where to look. Thanks again, I now only need 2 or 3 more great-aunts and great-uncle to complete 1 generation. :)
Added by The Dark Poet on Aug 28, 2016 5:43 PM
R & J Black & G Key
Thank you for the kind transfers and all your work on this site.
Added by R & J Black & G Key on Aug 02, 2016 10:14 AM
Thank You
Thank you for adding information to Lois R. McCourtie's page.
Added by Neefer on Jul 23, 2016 3:17 PM
Sandra Steindl Rodriguez
Alva Remey

I wish there was a way to know if a person has a headstone or not. I'm sorry about asking for a photo request and there was nothing to be found. Thank you for trying and I really appreciate the help you've given me.

Added by Sandra Steindl Rodriguez on Jul 08, 2016 4:12 PM
Janet K
David & Virginia Pringle - Resurrection Cemetery
Hello Deb,

I just wanted to give a public SHOUT OUT **THANK YOU** for all that do for all of us looking for family members.
Your help has been invaluable to myself and all of our family members to come.
I couldn't have done it without you! Your help, kindness and work are all deeply appreciated! Thank you for everything you do!
Janet K
Added by Janet K on Jul 01, 2016 12:07 PM
Marjory Tedder
Thanks, Deb, for checking. it is odd that her first husband, Herbert Schlenker would have a marker in that cemetery but she does not.
Thanks for all you you to remember those who have passed. Your Find A Grave photos and information have been extremely helpful in building my family tree on Ancestry, Jeannieology.
Jeannie Long
Added by Jeannieology on Jul 01, 2016 8:57 AM
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