|Karin Kirkwood (#46898884)|
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Shortly before Christmas in 2006, my friend La Jean came over to my house bringing with her a sheet of paper. I knew she had been working on her family history and was excited about all the information she had obtained on ancestry.com. On the paper was my birth index from California.|
La Jean showed me how the program worked after we logged onto my computer. I input my mom's name under the search tool. Up popped her passage from Germany when she was four years old. I was hooked.
I spent many days on the website learning who I am through those who came before me in the family. I then expanded my research to other websites and found findagrave.com.
At findagrave I found a way to not only research my family, but to also leave memorials to those gone before me so others too might share in my information. I also introduced La Jean to this wonderful website.
As I navigated through the various options, I found the request a photo button. I put in my requests and waited. As I viewed my email one night, I saw a request had been filled.
I quickly went to the page in honor of my great grandfather and what I saw brought tears to my eyes. The pictures, taken by a stranger, were so beautiful and well done, it moved me.
After that I, along with my friend La Jean, decided we too could fill photo requests so that people we didn't know could see where their loved ones were buried.
We both find it rewarding and much fun to go on our findagrave photos trips. We only hope we make as much a difference with the photos we take as other volunteers have made by taking our photo request pictures. Thank you so very much to all you volunteer photo takers!!!
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Thank you so much for taking the photo of the grave of my great-grandfather, Frank Roberts. I didn't realize he was buried with his second wife (and her first husband!).
I really, really appreciate your help.
|Paula Copeland||Thank you|
Thank you for getting the photo of the John F. Taber monument.
|ann morrison||George Martin|
Thankyou so much Elizabeth Barker his wife was my husband's great great aunt her brother George Lot Charlton was my husband's Grt grt Grandad I still have to find out if George L. Charlton has a grave somewhere he died in Boston Mass in 1900
|palib||Re: Oesterling photos|
Thanks for getting the picture of Sarah and Alfred Oesterling's grave stones. I appreciate the time and effort you put into it. It is nice spring is here, making grave hunting warmer abd more comfortable.
Added by palib on Apr 20, 2016 9:26 AM
|Donald Betts||Hendry Family History|
My name is Donald Betts and I was checking out Hendry Family History.One Of your entries was for Frank Preston Hendry,Frank is my Moms uncle.I might have some info that you might find useful and visa versa.Please leave me a message if you are interested.
Much Thanks for the info on the Hendry Family and the photo of Frank. Regards,Donald Betts
|Gail Lwrence||Hendry family|
All this info for this cemetery is incorrect....the Hendry's listed are buried in Taylors Creek Cemetery on Fort Stewart
|Erica Malaspino||Memorial #20946854|
This is my great-grandma. May I have it?
|Stone Hunter||many thanks|
Thanks for photoing the Johnson Headstones
|Joan J Kippe||John Jeremiah Gore|
Thanks for the photo from Central Burying Ground. I didn't figure there would be a stone available but he chose a tomb..good for history. Thanks.
|Lauren Marie Westgate Hargrave||Thank You!|
Thank you so much for the photo of Thelma May Lamprey Sargent's gravestone. You were very quick and I appreciate your help and time. God Bless! Lauren
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