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David Dodd (#47290649)
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Bio Photo My name is David and I live in Steilacoom, Washington (Near Tacoma). I retired in February 2009 and took up geaneology a few months later.

Our grand children live in Hanibal, Missouri. We visit there once or twice a year and I take photos in the cemeteries in that area.

When I visit a cemetery to fullfil requests, I often take pictures of other markers and add them to Find-A-Grave. If you would like me to transfer any of these to your management, please feel free to ask. I will be glad to if they are not part of our family.

The Find a Grave guidelines for Transfer Requests is as follows:

Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations, this would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not want to make the transfer. You may certainly request the transfer of memorials beyond the four generations, but the original contributor may choose not to transfer (the original contributor should make any corrections and add any additional information you have for that memorial, such as links to parents and spouses). Bulk surname requests should not be made.

Please note that it is considered bad form to request a transfer and then, after receiving the transfer, delete that page and substitute it with a new memorial that you have created. This practice denies credit to the original contributor. I have had it done to me.

Also, the goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it.

Use of Photos I have Taken: By this notice, you have my express written consent to use photos which I have taken for any non-comercial personal use that you see fit. You may post them to your personal family trees on any web-site. It would be nice if you would give me credit for the photo and say 'Used by Permission'. You may use them in any book you personaly are writing, but you must include source citation and 'Used by Permission". You may NOT post them to any other cemetery web-site. If you would like them added to such a web-site simply ask and I will probably do it for you.
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RE: Headstone Photos
Thank you so much. Will inform the rest of the family. GT (geniegenie)
Added by geniegenie on Jun 01, 2015 6:48 AM
Photo note
Hi David,
Just thought you should update your note attached to this photo --
as both Bob and Pat Shoemaker, sadly, have passed.
-Jack McNally
(relative of Spaldings and Shoemakers)
Added by jmcnally on May 30, 2015 9:55 PM
Carolyn Welsh
Thanks also for posting the photo of Carolyn Welsh's grave! Kind regards, Wferrell
Added by WFerrell on May 29, 2015 11:15 AM
Carmen Nordlund
Thank you for posting the photo for Carmen Nordlund's grave. I appreciate your help!
Added by WFerrell on May 29, 2015 11:14 AM
Albert & Blanche Peterson markers
Thank you so much for taking these pictures. It is always much nicer to have a visual memorial, rather than just names and dates. Judy
Added by JLMuck on May 23, 2015 1:40 PM
pure grace
Hi David, I updated Eric's page right away and gave him a flower. Today is his birthday. His birth 'day' was a missing piece. Your timing for his photo was perfect and it looks great. My previous note to you mentioned that there could be other Seldens, as I do have other family listed on Eric's page. Sounds like you were thorough. It is starting to sadden me a bit to remember everyone I once knew, even young children. Many good times though ... Thank you so much. Hope your week went well.

Have a good weekend,

pure grace
Added by pure grace on May 23, 2015 11:44 AM
May Newton Hyder
Thanks for the photo and for your time.

Added by nk on May 22, 2015 8:00 AM
Wayne Andrews
Fiske Alvah Austin
Hi David-

Saw your note today regarding Fiske. Please note that his name is Fiske Austin and not Austin Fiske.

The National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 records indicate:
Name: Fiske Alvah Austin
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1925
Death Date: 15 Feb 2005
Cemetery: New Tacoma Cemeteries
Cemetery Address: 9212 Chambers Creek Rd W University Place, WA 98467

Perhaps the cemetery office can check their records again.

Wayne Andrews
Added by Wayne Andrews on May 21, 2015 8:12 PM
L. Evans
Mozelle Venz
Thanks so much for taking this photo for me.
Added by L. Evans on May 21, 2015 2:29 PM
pure grace
RE: Photo Request
I hope you didn't think I was rushing you ... I was just letting you know I was trying to help out. I am simply thankful you offered. These are the things that can wait.

Take good care,

pure grace
Added by pure grace on May 17, 2015 10:14 PM
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