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William McVay (#47823934)
 member for 3 years, 4 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo Got interested in tracing my family's history and got hooked. In the process tripped over Find A Grave.

Now my wife and I meander around snapping photos for other folks; and discovering the highways and byways of our home.

Occasionally I am tempted to take photos which have not been requested. When this happens, I create a bare bones FAG memorial page. Unless it is within my family, YOU WANT IT? YOU CAN HAVE IT. Will transfer management in an Olympic swimmer's millisecond. :-)
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Gerry Huntley
Lilly Phillips
Thanks so much for finding Lilly Phillips in Cane Creek Cemetery in Lake Lure, NC. I met Lilly once and she reminded me of Eleanor Roosevelt. Much appreciated.

Gerry Huntley
Fairview, NC
Added by Gerry Huntley on Aug 05, 2015 1:42 PM
Webster Levi grave stone
Thank you so much for adding the photo of my dad's grave! My brothers placed this stone a few years ago. it replaced a small military plaque that had been there for years. I live in FL and the grave is in NC, so I never had a chance to see it or take a photo. Again, thank you so much, and thanks for your endeavors in helping others to find the graves of their loved ones.
B. Levi
Added by bplevi on Jul 13, 2015 10:03 AM
Eleanor Morrison Lawson
Hoots and extanded families
William first of all I want to thank you for the work you are doing with Find A Grave. You will never know what it means to people like me who can no longer visit cemeteries to be able to see the gravestones and cemeteries of their extended families. I probably would not even be able to find a lot of my extended families were it not for Find A Grave. I think it is a blessing from God the work you do. I hope it be all right with you for me to copy the photos of my extended families for my family file on Ancestry and Family TreeMaker.
Thank you again for giving your time and talent.
Eleanor Morrison Lawson (
Added by Eleanor Morrison Lawson on Mar 26, 2015 1:44 PM
Alex Harris
RE: Manley Photos
Your welcome.

Reuben Manley and Margaret Frizzell are my 6th great grandparents.

Is your line through the Manley's or the Frizzell's?

Added by Alex Harris on Sep 22, 2014 12:45 AM
RE: Miller Family Plot
You are welcome.

Added by Rick on Aug 24, 2014 9:41 AM
claudia ann strawn walden
RE: Wesley Dennis Manley
You're Welcome
Added by claudia ann strawn walden on Mar 11, 2014 11:56 AM
Lili Marlene Dawson
Fort Sumpter Cannon photo
I really appreciate your getting this.

I had seen the grave at Oakdale, but could not remember where is was in the graveyard.

For a while I thought that I had dreamed it !!!!

THANK YOU very much !!!!
Added by Lili Marlene Dawson on Nov 29, 2013 3:23 PM
Willa Wiley
Melissa C Hill
Thank you for the photo of Melissa's tombstone. Appreciate your efforts.

Added by Willa Wiley on Sep 30, 2013 4:29 PM
Thank you very much for the Murphy gravestone pics. Though the hoped for date of marriage was missing, the photos are precious to family.
Added by KindredWhispers on Sep 27, 2013 1:22 PM
Dottie Gingerelli
Josephus McVay
I posted Josephus 'Cephas' site picture and will go back out and get the other pictures. Thanks for the information, it will allow me to look them up at Find A Grave to post them as well. Dottie
Added by Dottie Gingerelli on Sep 18, 2013 12:10 PM
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