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Rich Kreiss (#46796115)
 member for 9 years, 3 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo I am a southern Pennsylvania resident and have been doing genealogy for 20 years, primarily on my mother's family. Her maiden name was Comer and she was born in Grayson County, VA. My sister, Linda, and her daughter, Shari, help me by taking many of the photos of the grave markers/stones and adding them to this website. They are a tremendous help to me.

If you would like for me to transfer to you any of your kinfolk that I have entered, please click the "EDIT" tab at the top of the memorial, then click "Suggest a Correction, etc." and, after entering your request, click "SEND". Find-A-Grave will then automatically email me with the memorial number you requested and your contributor number included. It is not necessary for you to type those numbers in if you use the EDIT tab. BTW, I am not too fussy or nitpicky about your relationship to the person you request since it's hard for me to fathom that you would want to manage the memorial of a person who is not related to you. I would like to think that your intentions are good and honest. So, with that said, I would be happy to transfer anyone as long as I am not related to him/her/it also.

Incidentally, please do not send the names of children to be posted to the bio of a memorial. It creates an additional burden that is difficult to keep up with. I will, however, link any family members if I am able to.

Also, most of the memorials I create are from the individual's death certificate. I post only the basic data that I find to include the person's full name, full birth/death dates, where born and where died, the name of the spouse(s) and the cause of death, primarily if it's accidental. I realize the info is not always accurate but at least it's a start. I will not post the death certificate to the memorial since I consider them to be relatively private and personal. There are often words and descriptions on the forms that I'm sure the survivors would not desire to have publicized.

Btw, I have found that the death dates listed on the certificates are generally very accurate and if they're off, it's usually only by a day or two. More often, the grave marker is in error when there is a conflict with the death certificate.

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Traci Cornelius
John Brown
Do you have any information on John Brown, Company A, 9 Regiment? He is on the list from Ashe County. When did he die? Where is he buried?
Added by Traci Cornelius on Oct 19, 2014 9:07 PM
Durbin & Keaton Families
Frances Kelley Durbin
Thank you for the transfer. I hope you never give up the work you do for others. Have a blessed life.
Added by Durbin & Keaton Families on Oct 17, 2014 8:59 AM
Anna Schultheis Bertram
Henry Clay Bardin
Thank you for the transfer! I appreciate it.

Anna Bertram, Find A Grave 347006901
Added by Anna Schultheis Bertram on Oct 14, 2014 6:03 PM
Record Keeper
Surry County
This is Autumn Leaves Festival week-end. Town full of tourist. Enjoy our beautiful area.
Added by Record Keeper on Oct 10, 2014 4:07 PM
Record Keeper
York Co. PA
I lived in Dover, on Carlisle Rd. I miss that area. I am now in Surry Co, NC. If I can help you in any way in this area, let me know. I have a friend of 40+ years in Dover who does a lot of great work for find a grave, Harry Senft.
Added by Record Keeper on Oct 10, 2014 2:36 PM
Reidar Sumstad
Winnie Elizabeth Handy Hill
Thank you so much for creating this memorial and the quick update, I appreciate it!
Added by Reidar Sumstad on Sep 24, 2014 10:39 AM
Dr Jeremiah Robert Johnson
Thank you for transferring Dr. Jeremiah Johnson. Your work is greatly appreciated.
Added by Chantal on Sep 19, 2014 1:25 PM
Valerie Neal
RE: James Parks
Your welcome. Any time
Added by Valerie Neal on Sep 09, 2014 1:58 PM
Barbara Milligan Rowe Elliottt
Thank you so much Rich for the transfer of Coleman Reid. Hope you are doing well. Looking forward to working with you again soon
Added by Barbara Milligan Rowe Ell... on Sep 03, 2014 7:42 PM
Beckey Russell & Family
Just a hello wanted to let you know I came across one of your messaged from way back and just wanted to wish you well.
Added by Beckey Russell & Family on Sep 01, 2014 7:13 AM
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