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Gina (#46846562)
 member for 10 years, 3 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo I've been doing genealogy for a long time and enjoy it very much.
I am thankful for this sight because I've found photos of graves of my family and my husband's family that I might not been able to see.
Thank you for everyone's hard work on this site.
Most of my information comes from obituaries I have collected throughout my research or find online.
I will transfer those who are not family, just ask. I like family to be with family when possible.
I started putting where I found obituaries, so people can search for the complete obituary and information.
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Quote from Findagrave: "The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. THE ULTIMATE GOAL SHOULD BE TO HAVE MEANINGFUL, ACCURATE MEMORIALS THAT HONOR THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY, REGARDLESS OF WHO CREATED THE MEMORIAL OR WHO MAINTAINS IT."
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ABOUT READING ILLEGIBLE HEADSTONES- from MOCAVO Genealogy Newsletter

The two best friends you have for reading gravestones are water, and a reflective surface, such as a mirror. I routinely bring a couple of bottles of water in my bag when I visit a cemetery. often the simple act of putting some water on the stone makes some of the etched words easier to read. Iíve even brought out letters and numbers that were completely illegible.
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A mirror or other highly reflective surface works well also. This tool is best used on a bright, sunny day. Use the mirror to reflect light across the face of the stone. The shadows it creates may illuminated the illegible inscription. Iíve also used photographerís reflectors to achieve the same effect. They are flexible and as they are not made of glass, there is no risk or dangerous breakage if you drop them. You can get them inexpensively through photo supply stores or Amazon
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Sometimes I leave flowers for those I come across who have no flowers. This doesn't mean I am related - just means everyone should be remembered.
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Thanks to all the volunteer photo takers for posting photos I have requested. I am very grateful for them taking their time in getting and posting. I sometimes don't thank them personally, but thank them for getting something I have asked for.
Don't view my emails everyday, to thank them faithfully. But I appreciate their dedication in getting them.
THANK YOU.
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ida-may tisdale
my husband
Gina I'd like to combine mine and your sites.I didn't know you had made a site for my husband.I appreciate that.I'd also like to know where you got the Nascar insignia at and how you knew he loved Nascar.I wrote to you earlier about something else but I can't remember what.Ha!Ha!I don't have a picture of his marker.I truly appreciate it. Ida-May Toy lady
Added by ida-may tisdale on Sep 20, 2016 6:54 PM
Sgt Daxter
Transfer
Thanks for the transfer of the memorial for Rosemary Edith (Parker) Van Meter). It is very much appreciated. I have placed her in the proper cemetery and she is now linked with her parents, husband and children. Find A Grave Memorial# 96389778

Thanks
D. Hawpe
Added by Sgt Daxter on Sep 05, 2016 8:35 PM
Jacquelyn Ford
RE: John R. Puckett #: 36036396
My husbands Great Grand mother was married to James Price.
Added by Jacquelyn Ford on Aug 28, 2016 1:11 PM
Rhonda Deischer
Landon J Cherrone site
Hi Gina - when you get a chance, would you please update the spelling on Landon's site?

His mother: Emelie Laursen Cherrone
Maternal grandmother: Judy Lee Laursen
Great maternal grandparents: Frank & Mary Laursen

Thanks so much!
Rhonda Deischer
Added by Rhonda Deischer on Aug 27, 2016 12:35 PM
Susan L.
RE: Lindsey Family
Gina,
The book I wrote follows my family line (James Lindsey, b. ca. 1758; James Alfred Lindsey, b. 1793; David Lindsey, b. 1823; David Alfred Lindsey, b. 1870; David Orville Lindsey, b. 1898; David Nicholas Lindsey, b. 1922). There's little mention of William T. Lindsey. However, if you're interested in what I've put together, email me directly at SusanELindsey@TWC.com. Thanks.
Added by Susan L. on Aug 02, 2016 3:59 AM
Susan L.
RE: Lindsey Family
Gina,

Sorry for the delayed response. I had changed email addresses and failed to update my profile at FindAGrave, so I am just now seeing your message.

Yes, William T. (Thornton) is the great-grandson of James Alfred Lindsey, so we're distant cousins.


Susan
Added by Susan L. on Aug 01, 2016 12:12 PM
Andrew Block
Joan Long
Nevermind. It's my computer as usual. I found her.

Andrew
Added by Andrew Block on Jul 26, 2016 10:31 AM
Andrew Block
Joan Long
Hi Gina,

Did you do something to Joan Long Treacy Wahl's memorial that you gave to me to manage? It doesn't show in my list anymore and isn't on the list of people buried in Sacred Heart. Just wondering.

Andrew
Added by Andrew Block on Jul 26, 2016 10:27 AM
Connie Clark
RE: Fredric Samuel Primmer
Hi Gina, I just added it, sorry I'm in it, I kept trying not to be but the sun was really shining on Saturday . If you know how to edit me out , go ahead . I don't know how. If you do let me know and I will take away the photos with me . One is from phone and one from camera, sorry I'm in both . Best Wishes, Connie and Wayne
Added by Connie Clark on Jul 18, 2016 3:13 PM
Cameron Disney
RE: Joyce Mayfield
Yes she is a direct 4th cousin If you wish....my #47173342
Thank you
Added by Cameron Disney on Jul 18, 2016 2:46 PM
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