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Rich Kreiss (#46796115)
 member for 10 years, 7 months, 5 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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Benjamin L Manifold
Hyson and Manifold edits
Thank you very much for providing the missing date/place info for Robert Hyson and Mildred Manifold. Best wishes to you and yours. BLM
Added by Benjamin L Manifold on Jan 29, 2016 7:48 PM
Thank you
So appreciative to receive Clarence Handy. Thank you for all you do.
Added by greenpastures on Jan 26, 2016 8:40 PM
Thank you!
Thank you for transferring the Casey/Bell folks over to us. There's a happy family over here!
Added by RebuildingMysteries on Jan 26, 2016 1:50 PM
Long Black Veil
Josephine Lawson Little
Thanks Rich for transferring Josie over to me.

Added by Long Black Veil on Jan 25, 2016 6:54 PM
RE: William Dowell
Yes, I realized that after I wrote to you.

Thank you for making the edits. :o)
Added by redrose on Jan 24, 2016 6:27 AM
Eldora Hazelwood
Thanks so much for the transfer of my great great grandmother! It is very much appreciated!!!
Added by babyteeth07 on Dec 28, 2015 3:50 PM
The Sinclairs
Thank you so much for transferring my husband's great grandparents' memorials to me! Having just had a dispute from someone over memorial ownership of a memorial done by a cousin of mine several years ago with lots of information and his, just done a couple of months ago with no info other than what came from the stone, I cannot tell you just how much your readiness to share is appreciated. The obituary and other genealogical material you have added to these memorials is of such help! These people died almost before I was born and in another state and it was so helpful. That would have required a lot of time on my part and had already done the hard part. YOU ARE WHAT FIND A GRAVE IS ALL ABOUT. MANY, MANY THANKS!
Added by boomergirl on Dec 28, 2015 6:16 AM
Louzina Spoon
Sarah Howlett
Thank-you so much for your time and advice. Will do. Very much appreciated both.
Thanks again,
Lou Spoon
Added by Louzina Spoon on Dec 26, 2015 6:13 AM
Carl Eldreth
Thank you for the memorial transfer! Merry Christmas.
Added by LarryEldreth on Dec 20, 2015 9:54 AM
Transfer of Mattie!
Thanks so much!!!

All the best.

Added by Rusty_Mills_61 on Dec 05, 2015 3:08 PM
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