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Auntie Pat (#47077089)
 member for 7 years, 5 months, 24 days
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Bio Photo When I became a member it seemed that being a photo volunteer was a natural fit for me. I still believe that but I'm afraid that I'm not much use to anyone during Winter. The snow drifts are formidable on the northern plains. I guess I have two seasons in my year, Winter and Cemetery Searching.
These past several years, while hunting up the graves of my own antecedents, I've been impressed with the beauty of the stones and the various expessions of grief and love exhibited in the cemeteries. Once I acquired a digital camera I began saving images of those.
One thing I've learned-for photographing tombstones a cloudy day works better. And I guess you could say it adds to the mood as well.

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Hooked On Family
RE: Isaac Noggle certainly depends on the day, doesn't it? I photographed that entire cemetery, so you may hear from me again if you have more memorials there.

Added by Hooked On Family on May 26, 2016 7:02 PM
A leaf on the Jenkins/Payne tree
Darlene Genevieve Allard LaCroix
Thanks much for the update!
Added by A leaf on the Jenkins/Pay... on Oct 16, 2015 10:24 PM
Linda Anthony
Edwin Anthony 39349970
Thank you so much for the picture of this headstone. I am curious about the notation of who his parents are. Do you know if this is inscribed on the back of the headstone, and if not, can you tell me where the information comes from? Are you related? Edwin is my husband's 3X great uncle. I have been trying to pin down names for the prior generation. Thank you for any information you can add!

Added by Linda Anthony on Mar 18, 2015 10:12 PM
Diane Merten
Auntie Pat
Are you truly Auntie Pat to tiny John W. Townsend born 12 March 1927 and died 24 March 1927 and buried in Dakota Cemetery in Nebraska?

There is a Patricia Townsend who had a younger brother John W. Townsend who grew up and married, etc. But I am wondering if there were a first John W. Townsend who lived a couple of weeks and you are his Auntie Pat?
Added by Diane Merten on Feb 17, 2015 3:11 PM
Dennis Arneson
baby arneson
any notion on how i might find info about who the parents were? grave in west cemetery, yellow medicine county, minnesota.
Added by Dennis Arneson on Feb 01, 2014 12:34 PM
Christine M. Storey
RE: Your help
You are very welcome
Added by Christine M. Storey on Jan 13, 2014 3:46 PM
RE: Barnett
Well, thank you very much for all the work you've done! I really appreciated the photos, as well. There ARE a lot of Brennans in the county, and I suspect you'll get transfer requests from family there!
Added by lostroots on Nov 29, 2013 10:46 PM
RE: Springfield
Thank you again for your help. Sandee
Added by Sandee on Nov 16, 2013 9:04 AM
RE: Springfield
Did I start a memorial when I uploaded picture of some of my South Dakota Kin when I visited? you are so much help, sorry to sound so ignorant of the procedures. Thanks
Added by Sandee on Nov 15, 2013 3:43 PM
RE: Springfield
Please help me understand what create a memorial means and if you know I also do not understand transferring a memorial. Thank you. I did find my Grandfathers plot location which I can confirm is him because my Grandmother is listed as owner using her CA address. thanks for your help I am very new to this Sandee
Added by Sandee on Nov 15, 2013 11:27 AM
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