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mulrichosc (#47861915)
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Bio Photo I descend from the:

ULRICHS of Baden-Wurttemberg and Hesse, Germany; Berks County, Pennsylvania; Sidney, Ohio; and Sturgis, Burr Oak, Harrietta, and Dearborn Heights, Michigan

BENFIELDS, FAUSTS, and KELLERS of Berks County, Pennsylvania

SHAFFERS of Shelby County, Ohio

SAGERS of Savanna, New York and Branch/St. Joseph Counties, Michigan

KRIBS of Ontario, Canada and Sturgis, Michigan

STATZERS of Bristol/Washington County, Virginia and Detroit, Michigan

HOCHSTADTS of Detroit, Michigan.

I decided to get more involved in Find a Grave after a long, frustrating attempt to locate ancestral grandparents who had eluded every municipal database. If only someone had made a Find a Grave memorial for them it would have saved a great deal of time and effort. I hope the memorials I've made here on Find a Grave will facilitate the search for others seeking to learn more about their family history.

Also, as I've traveled the country visiting the graves of my ancestors I've witnessed first-hand the physical decline of many older tombstones, some to the point of illegibility. I've also experienced the destruction of an ancestral family cemetery. In this respect I think the efforts of those Find a Grave contributors have a valuable place in documenting those graves before they become lost forever.

With few exceptions, all of the memorials I've created were the result of a photo I took. I'm always a little uneasy when creating a memorial for the recently deceased. Please understand their creation was meant only to honor, respect, and document their final resting place. If you are family to any of the memorials I've created and wish to assume management, nothing pleases me more than transferring a memorial to a loved one.

I am also a photo volunteer. I try my best but I'm not Ansel Adams. When satisfying a photo request I sometimes take and post more than one photo especially if the grave is in a particularly nice setting. Having served 21 years myself, the graves of my fellow veterans hold special meaning and I'll often try to include the flag if one is present. But if I've posted more photos than you want to see on a memorial you're managing, send me an email and let me know. My wife tells me sometimes I try too hard.

Finally, if I've done something on Find a Grave that's helped you in some way, a short "thank you" note left below is always appreciated.
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Thank you!
I appreciate you posting the picture of Lydia Martha Sample Stevens, my 1st cousin 4 generations removed. Lydia is a direct descendant of John and Elizabeth Tilley Howland of the Mayflower. Barry C. K. Moravek, Richland, Washington.
Added by Barrymor on Jul 20, 2015 12:02 PM
Donna {Jarvis} Zimmer
Frederick John Crhistensen
Thank you for checking. I logged onto my computer and picture is perfect ! With my IPAD it is upside down, I've never come across that before. Thank you for your help!
Added by Donna {Jarvis} Zimmer on Jun 25, 2015 5:10 AM
Donna {Jarvis} Zimmer
Frederick John Christensen
Thank you for the beautiful pictures of his gravestones.
I appreciate Your time and efforts into helping others with their family histories. Without you or find a grave Frederick would have never been found and reunited with his Mom.
Also one of the gravestone pictures you uploaded is upside down, was wondering if you could correct it please?
Again thank you for your kindness.
Added by Donna {Jarvis} Zimmer on Jun 24, 2015 7:32 AM
S. Gabrielle
Helen Rix Sharkey Ryan?
Are you related to her? I saw you uploaded a nice photo of her when she was a young woman. I found a baby photo of her husband, Llewellyn O. Ryan. Please let me know if you are interested in this photo!

S.G. Chapel
Added by S. Gabrielle on Jun 16, 2015 8:46 AM
Family History
Twin LakesCemetery
YOU took a couple of photographs of the plot of Emmor & Elizabeth Jeffers in Twin Lakes Cemetery, Lincoln, Mich.
Could you go back & take "close-up" photos showing detail & if necessary, partially clean the stone to show names & dates?

William Schlaak
Added by Family History on Apr 27, 2015 1:21 PM
Rani Kaye
Find A Grave Memorial# 74769345
Thank you for posting your photo of the headstone of Philip Kribs and Nancy Ann Hess. It surprised and pleased me very much to be able to see that photo! I really appreciate your work.
Added by Rani Kaye on Apr 07, 2015 7:33 PM
Jean Franke
Elizabeth Oyster photo

I am writing to thank you for posting this photo of Elizabeth, married to Moses Oyster. She was my grandfather's grandmother. I have been working to connect some of the descendents.

If you are related you may want to respond. I am in contact with several other Oyster genealogists and we are a sharing group.
Added by Jean Franke on Mar 29, 2015 8:23 PM
Phil Tobias
David Davison
Thanks for the great headstone photos from Memory Gardens in Tawas City of my Great Grandfather David Davison!

Better than any I've taken!

Phil Tobias
Added by Phil Tobias on Mar 23, 2015 5:57 PM
Joe Chester
Happy New Year, my friend ...
... and a huge thanks for all you've contributed through memorials and the many photos you've taken (particularly at Pinecrest).
Best regards, Joe
Added by Joe Chester on Jan 13, 2015 9:51 AM
Kay Domino 109079618
Thank you for this memorial and photo. I had searched to find all her brothers & sisters and Kay was the last one to link to her parents.
I read your Bio and so agree with you that it is very important to document all those that have passed and a photo whenever possible since time and progress they could be no more.
I too work as much as I can to document the graves in my area for all those who will not be able to come here to see them. Just like to repay all you other volunteers that do the same.
Susan Stewart
Paris, TN
Added by Sujava on Dec 08, 2014 4:16 AM
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