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Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey (#47784539)
 member for 4 years, 1 month, 13 days
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Bio Photo Long-time instructor of writing and women's studies at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. I am an addictive reader, am interested in geneaology, folk music and sacred harp, and am an Anglican, guitar player, singer, guardian of two rescue dogs and mother of a beautiful adult son.

I enjoy walking in cemeteries and have made it a personal project to photograph and record the headstones of military personnel in addition to requests in local cemeteries, in honor of their service and the service of my father, stepfather, and uncles in World War II and Korea, friends from Viet Nam, and students from the Gulf Wars and the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. If any of these service persons or others I have added are family members and/or you wish to manage their memorials, just let me know. I am happy to transfer.

Anyone who wants to use my photos in their family tree, on Findagrave, or any other site may do so without my permission.

I am primarily a volunteer photographer and often am unrelated to the people whose memorials I make, so I am happy to transfer. I am doing this work to honor what would otherwise be lost lives, to make visible what has been forgotten.

I would very much appreciate tributes of love to the memorial of a baby whose heartbreaking obituary I found in a newspaper from 1926, and another from a death record:

Baby John Doe: 136921616

and to a young girl who had a hard life and a brief stay in this world: Rene Holley 145768090

Heartfelt thanks to all those who have already added notes--you mean more than I can say

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Beverly Bender (Snyder)
35489199 & 35489212 Minning
Cynthia, I have updated these two memorials, the wife has passed and stone was updated.
Added by Beverly Bender (Snyder) on May 27, 2016 9:23 PM
Marshall Lloyd
RE: Scotts on their way to you
Thanks for all the photos and transfers. I have lots of Navarres an East Toledo crew buried in Forest. Regards, Marshall
Added by Marshall Lloyd on May 26, 2016 9:24 PM
Joe Brescoll
Ruby Family
Thank you for transferring the family. I will take good care of them.
Added by Joe Brescoll on May 25, 2016 2:31 PM
pamela burdue
RE: Everett Whitacre 91274123
Added by pamela burdue on May 25, 2016 5:36 AM
Cynthia - Links made. Thank you so much for all you do. Barb
Added by Ghostdigger2 on May 09, 2016 2:02 PM
Lillie Riney
John Boone
Cynthia, he is my 4th great-grandfather, but I want your son to have him. Please contact me so we can share information.
Added by Lillie Riney on May 06, 2016 7:57 AM
RE: Ruth Foster
You're very welcome. It was an honor to take the pictures for you.

Added by TFJ on May 02, 2016 6:14 PM
Darrell Tussing
RE: Tussings headed your way
Thank You
Added by Darrell Tussing on Apr 29, 2016 12:46 PM
Darrell Tussing
RE: Kenneth and Vera Tussing
Please transfer any Tussings to my account. Thank you for the job you do.
May God Bless
Added by Darrell Tussing on Apr 28, 2016 2:54 PM
Linda Guynup Dewey
Clifford Guynup Kreager
Thank you so much for transferring Clifford and his family to me. Have made some additions and linked them -- will add biographical information. You are so nice to be so helpful!
Added by Linda Guynup Dewey on Apr 20, 2016 1:26 PM
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