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kristalerin (#46953764)
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Bio Photo Dear Ancestor

"Your tombstone stands among the rest
Neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished marble stone
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn

You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh and blood and bone
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own

Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so
I wonder how you lived and loved
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot
And come to visit you."

-Walter Butler Palmer
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MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Laffen and Reinke
That's ok to transfer. You might want to send as you see it before another relative asks and it ends up in someone else's (although fam) hands. It's not a bother, just a help when your mem # is in the transfer request (it only 5 clicks from email notice to transfer complete). Either way you'd like.

If you do start tracking down some death certificates, feel free to make requests for pics from the death certificates burial location :)
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 29, 2012 3:42 PM
MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Laffen and Reinke
Thanks! I was hoping to help one or two people right off the bat - but there are lots of requests from folks just noticing who's buried where. So fun to see! And, so many trees growing!!
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 29, 2012 9:25 AM
MN Headstone Hunter
Laffen and Reinke
So fun to see how pics from one cemetery are real people that connect to other pics of stones in a different cemetery and link (sorta) through my lens!

Thanks for giving me the family names! Big help and saves time.

If you can, on tranfers, please include your account #.
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 29, 2012 8:57 AM
MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Miller
Thanks! and sure, I'll get an email going with you.
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 22, 2012 4:38 PM
MN Headstone Hunter
P Burks dates inaccurancy
I got your message. With the work I'm doing with the cemetery records, I'll need to wait until I get to the stone and then I will add a note of descrpancy or in this case, be able to delet and add Gramma's info from the stone. Sorry, but I've got to give the raw data a chance and try to figure where it went wrong so I can tuck it away for future issues.

With the entry process, the birth/death don't get 'played' with so it will really help me figure out the trouble with the dates, especially since I know who's dates these really are! Thanks a ton for pointing this out. Perhaps I can figure the glitch if it's one that will affect other records.
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 22, 2012 4:36 PM
MN Headstone Hunter
millers in Hutchinson
How do the Millers fit into your tree?
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 22, 2012 11:46 AM
MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Pahlman
That's ok - maybe there will be a gem or two for you as I continue to add all of the interments from Oakland, Hutchinson Cem. Never know maybe a few infants or children... Maybe just keep checking to see what new names pop up.
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 22, 2012 9:49 AM
MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Gruendemann
Hold on. The birth and death dates are different. When I find the stone, that may help figure out if there are two Perry Burks...

Gee, we might just be cousins. I'm from the Chappell/Wright/Huff lines out of Woodruff county. Do you live in AR?
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 22, 2012 9:46 AM
MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Gruendemann
Is St John's the same as Getchell? (Sorry on the spelling)

I'll keep an eye out for these fam names and transfer as I come up on them; if I miss them, please feel free to send a reminder to transfer (with so many records, it'll be a big help).
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 22, 2012 8:29 AM
MN Headstone Hunter
RE: Gruendemann
Oops, I already have a mem for Perry Burks; I'll get your # and transfer him for you - would you be able to cancel your duplicate since the account I created does have the plot info and stuff from the cemetery records??? 95120531 is Perry's number
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Aug 22, 2012 8:26 AM
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