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Dark Shadows (#47011952)
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Bio Photo I live in Grand Haven. That's in western Michigan, and is right on the shore of Lake Michigan.

I enjoy walking cemeteries with my better half, recording headstones here in Michigan. We do this while traveling also, taking pictures in interesting cemeteries and entering them here on FAG. I am mainly a marker recorder, entering pics on existing memorials and creating memorials for those not yet on this site.

Please ask first if you want to use my photos. They may be used only if I am given credit for them w/my permission. Thanks.

I am happy to have had the photograph I took of Maj. Noah Ferry's headstone published in the Civil War Historian magazine Spring 2009, Vol 5, Issue 1, page 20. I was asked permission, which I gave gladly, and was given credit for the photo. That's how it works.

Many memorials I manage are not related to me, and I will
transfer along FAG rules only - direct relatives up to 4 generations...siblings, parents, grandparents, great grandparents only. Ask by clicking on edit, then send me a note including your FAG number. Please don't create a duplicate memorial of anyone.

I do not add obituaries per FAG rules (unless it is pre-1923 per copyright laws).

I think Find A Grave is a great site.

"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living" - Cicero

Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not?

"You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body."
― C.S. Lewis
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Carolyn Troupe Stoll
Thank you
Thanks for the permission to use your photos.
Added by Carolyn Troupe Stoll on Nov 22, 2014 8:43 PM
Carolyn Troupe Stoll
Shirley and Roger Troupe
May I Use their headstone photo on my tree?
Roger is my 2nd cousin. I was going to ask to care
for Rogers memorial, but see you do not go to
cousins. Will give you credit for photo.
Thank you, Carolyn troupe
Added by Carolyn Troupe Stoll on Nov 16, 2014 7:43 PM
RE: Thanks.
Thank you so much.
Added by Jon on Oct 31, 2014 2:51 PM
Can you please transfer the information of my great-uncle Johnnie Franklin Jr. please and thank you.Thanks for taking the pic of his and wife grave.
Added by Jon on Oct 30, 2014 5:58 PM
Joan Carlson
RE: duplicate memorial
I know exactly what you mean. I have tried as well.
Added by Joan Carlson on Oct 26, 2014 9:57 PM
jessica webster
Permission to use photo
i saw your photo of Floyd L. Webster, with the help of ive discovered he is my great grandfather. i would like permission to use the photo of his stone to put on his profile i have on my family tree, and giving you credit. also, would you be able to tell me if he was buried near any family, or was his stone by itself? if he were by family he would be by Frank Webster or Emma McMarm-Webster (his mother and father) im still searching to see if he has any siblings or not.
Added by jessica webster on Sep 30, 2014 1:48 PM
Burnt Almond Fudge
george willea photo
can i please use your photo of the george willea headstone on i will give you credit.
Added by Burnt Almond Fudge on Sep 22, 2014 3:04 PM
David Meyers
Janna Brons Valom
My name is David Meyers and Janna Brons Valom is related through my father's side. I was wondering if you could transfer her to me. I have her full death date and would like to link her to the rest of the family. Janna Brons Valom's Find A Grave number is 112008174. My Find A Grave number is 46958539.

Thank you in advance

David Meyers
Added by David Meyers on Aug 20, 2014 9:14 PM
Joseph B Cronkright
I would like to seek your permission to use the picture of Joseph's tombstone for my private family tree at Ancestry, please. You will be given credit like this: PHOTO CREDIT -- Dark Shadows (Find A Grave member ######). I can be reached at
Added by Squirrel on Aug 06, 2014 1:44 PM
Nathan Astin
Gravestone Photo
You posted this page:

Do you have a photo of this gravestone and not just cemetery?

Ellen Cornelia Leggat

Grand Haven, MI Death 1 Oct 1869

Added by Nathan Astin on Aug 04, 2014 6:41 PM
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