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Rich Kreiss (#46796115)
 member for 10 years, 2 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo I am a southern Pennsylvania resident and have been doing genealogy for more than 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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Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Another transfer and another thank you
Hey there,
Another big thank you for the recent transfer of:
Nancy Johnson Parker # 71936189
With sincerest appreciation,
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Oct 05, 2015 7:57 PM
Find A Grave Memorial# 41985180
Thanks for the transfer.
Roxie aka Taz
Added by Tazgirl on Sep 27, 2015 4:36 AM
roger lineberry
John Page Evans
Thanks. My fault on the memorial of which I corrected. This came up before at the cemetery.
My wife which is some kin, asked a family member and they said no. Thanks again. Roger
Added by roger lineberry on Sep 26, 2015 9:45 PM
Amanda (Christie) Akin

That was fast. Almost got a crick in my neck.

Thank you very much for Amanda. It is very much appreciated.

Best Regards,

Bob Akin
Birmingham, AL
Added by RCAkin148 on Sep 02, 2015 4:25 PM
Turner Laws memorial 70158037
Thanks for the transfer of the memorial for Turner Laws. I have attached his parents and siblings. You may want to look at it. He had more siblings that I am searching for. Trying to link all this family together.
Added by Sherlock on Sep 01, 2015 4:51 PM
Anna Fulton
I guess since the tombstone has the 19th, I'll just let that stay, but I 'll add a note that the death certficate has the 17th as when she died.
Added by SleepingDog on Aug 27, 2015 1:36 PM
Busy Graven
RE: Margaret Downs Haley
Darn.. Thank you for answering so quickly.
Added by Busy Graven on Aug 19, 2015 6:47 AM
RE: Ellie Mae Vogler Johnson
My apologies. My mouse has been acting up and it looks like I was on the wrong memorial. I have sent a SAC for the one I meant to send. Thanks for letting me know.
Added by Apollymi on Jul 18, 2015 9:49 AM
roger lineberry
Charlotte Spurlin
Rich, thanks for the transfer of Charlotte Spurlin.
Added by roger lineberry on Jul 17, 2015 10:50 PM
Edward Dean Flynn transfer
Thank you so kindly for the transfer of my brother's memorial. It means so much to me.
Thanks for everything you do to help make Find A Grave the wonderful site that it is. Your work is very much appreciated!
Added by CFlynn on Jul 07, 2015 10:14 AM
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