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Joan Mays (#47005914)
 member for 7 years, 24 days
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Bio Photo Four years ago when I discovered Find a Grave I found this website to be invaluable in my family research. I then began photographing graves of my relatives. Now I photograph graves of people that I don't know hoping that I can help someone else find their relatives. I love to visit old cemeteries. Each weekend I try to visit three or four cemeteries.

I know that I manage a large number of memorials but I am not "in it for the numbers."
I don't have time to research every person that I enter. I hope that the memorials are a starting point for someone researching their family.

I transfer memorials that are not related to me. Please follow the guidelines and state your relationship.

Please use the edit tab for requests. This does prevent accidents.

Also, when requesting transfers or information remember to ask nicely. Questioning someone's faith is no way to get help.

Advice for new members: Don't let negative comments discourage you. I received and still receive them but when you receive and email from someone who has found a relative with your help it is all worthwhile.

My families are Pillow, Jordan, Yates, Cash, Campbell and Mays.

Feel free to use my pictures. That's why I post them here.

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 • 36,226 Memorials Added
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 • 65 Virtual Flowers
 • 2 Virtual Cemeteries
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Margaret Sopp
Thomas Sprinkle
Thank you for the transfer. I appreciate it.
Added by Margaret Sopp on Jun 02, 2015 9:43 PM
Sandra Pearson
RE: Transferring Memorials
I am going to try one with you and see if it works-if I don't do it right -please let me know(I am new to doing this)!
Added by Sandra Pearson on May 30, 2015 4:13 PM
Henry Webber
Barbara Lewis
Thank you so much for the tombstone photo for Barbara. I really appreciate it so much. Thanks, Henry
Added by Henry Webber on May 30, 2015 7:31 AM
Sandra Pearson
Transferring Memorials
Hi Mrs. Mays-I notice you have several memorials-relating to my Family! I have started to manage-several of my Family memorials! I would like to manage some of my Family memorials that you have-its a little of a long list-Lucy Perrow Samouce-#93617567 and her Husband Nicholas-#93617490-(Gr Aunt and Uncle-Maternal Side)-John W. Pearson-115547716-Gr.Uncle-Paternal side,Herbert P.Pearson Jr-#109155387and wife-Reba-#109155429-their son-Herbert Penick Pearson-#109155302)it said Jr.-actual it should have been the 3rd on headstone)-My Dad's(Brother, his-Wife and Son! Also,Joseph A. Pollard-#119626177 and Ollie M. Pollard-#119626125(Ollie is Dad's Grandmother-she remarried to Pollard after -her first Husband-Christopher Marion Burnette died!It was on my Paternal side! I don't know if this is your lines-but-would be happy to manage these family members!
Added by Sandra Pearson on May 29, 2015 9:25 AM
Henry Webber
Rachel Richardson
Again, thanks so much for the speedy response in fulfilling my photo request. I really appreciate it so much. You do a great job and I really appreciate it. Thanks, Henry
Added by Henry Webber on May 27, 2015 7:56 PM
Henry Webber
Victor Meadows
Thank you so much for the tombstone photo for Vic. It is such a beautiful stone. I was good friends to the whole family. Vic and Susie and I road the same school bus every day to school and I was always over their home visiting. His sister Barbara that just passed taught me in Sunday School at Piney Ridge in the old church before the new one was built. Again, thanks for the photo. Henry
Added by Henry Webber on May 27, 2015 7:54 PM
Henry Webber
Robert Lewis
Thank you so much for the fast response to my request. The tombstone is beautiful. I was wondering if you would add the photo to the memorial of Barbara that I added this morning. She passed away on Monday and funeral is going to be Sat. at Piney Ridge and buried beside her husband. Thanks you so much. Henry
Added by Henry Webber on May 27, 2015 7:50 PM
larry eanes
Hattie Smiley Davis
Hi Joan, thanks for taking the pic of Hattie, she is in a Smiley family group that I had been working on. Floral Gardens is one that I won't do any of because all are foot stones and that is pure hell on an old mans back. One day I hope to run into you, just to say hello and to see who else is possessed as I am, lol. Take care and thanks again, Larry
Added by larry eanes on May 23, 2015 6:58 AM
Ed Townsend
Minnie Jones -Greenhill

I was just in Greenhill taking pictures and the sun was right for certain stones. I added a picture to your site for Minnie. If you object to pictures being added to your sites, let me know. No problem for me.

Added by Ed Townsend on May 18, 2015 9:25 AM
Elizabeth Hurd
Hi my apologizes for my error
My apologizes for error in last name spellings. I was not able to edit my post on your wall.

I took a look at the last name again and came to realize that I had spelt their names wrong. Opps!

it is really McAlpin; not McPlain. let me know if you need their memorial numbers?

Thank you for take your time.
Added by Elizabeth Hurd on May 12, 2015 11:31 PM
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