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Mickey (#47592037)
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Bio Photo I love to do genealogy on my own family and helping other's with theirs. I have several hobbies and never enough time - 1 hobby being Geocaching which has led me to many cemeteries so I am lucky to be able to combine the 2 - although my wife doesn't always feel the same :o)
I find great joy in helping other's by getting photo's for find a grave and giving them that Ah Ha moment!

I am researching the following surnames: Carmichael, Chastek (Chvastek), St. Germaine & Taylor families of New York - any info is appreciated :o)

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

"Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have."
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

DISCLAIMER: content added to memorials is done in good faith; as original creations; sourced with the help of genealogy volunteers; from the family of the deceased (with permission); or believed to be PUBLIC DOMAIN - to the best of my knowledge. Alert me to any oversight via email. Thank you kindly.
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Headstone Photos
Mickey, Thank you for the headstone photos of Palmer Smith and Ray L. Smith, both buried Maple Grove Cemetery, Gainesville, Wyoming County, New York.
Added by Nancy (Zeise) Cloutier on May 15, 2016 8:14 AM
Elizabeth Huntington Ball
I should have said her brother, Daniel Walker Ball, and her sister, Jennie Belle Ball Newcomb, are buried there, too.
Added by Tonip on Apr 20, 2016 7:36 AM
Elizabeth Huntington Ball
I assume you worked from a list of internments but in case you walked this cemetery, I wonder if there was one more Ball; Elizabeth Huntington Ball b. 1883 and presumed died 1908. Her mother was
Mary Walker Ball, her father, Charles Seldon Ball so it would make sense for her to be there, too. I thought I would check for a burial there first.
Added by Tonip on Apr 20, 2016 7:22 AM
Stella Wood
Thank you so much for the photo LINDA
Added by LINDA JOYCE OLDENBORG-SMI... on Apr 20, 2016 6:56 AM
Henry and Mary Carpenter
Thank you so much for providing the photos of their gravestones. It is greatly appreciated!
Added by pcamp on Apr 19, 2016 6:44 PM
Problems Adding Parents

I have tried several times to add the parents to Philip A LoVerdi #103164048
I keep getting an error message about the spouse already being there (it is auto-populated) and it will not proceed.
Can you try to add the parents for me?

father: #88938523
mother: #103163993

I would appreciate that. If it does not work, please let me know and I will forward the problem to Find A Grave support to figure it out.
Thanks for your help!
Added by jazzman717 on Apr 10, 2016 6:36 PM
Find A Grave Memorial# 84042724
Could I use your photos of Mary Walker Ball, her husband, Charles Ball, and daughter, Jennie on their page?
Added by Tonip on Mar 24, 2016 11:00 AM
Joseph D. Seager
Find A Grave Memorial# 113118158
Hi Mickey,

Would you please transfer Find A Grave Memorial# 113118158. In my family, Josephine was a cousin.


Joseph D. Seager
Added by Joseph D. Seager on Feb 02, 2016 8:14 AM
Joseph D. Seager
Find A Grave Memorial# 111098126 and 111098052
Hi Mickey,

Will you please transfer a couple memorials of my family members (aunt and uncle). Joseph S. Cicero Find a Grave # 1110988126 and Frances S. Cicero # 111098052


Joseph D. Seager
Added by Joseph D. Seager on Jan 18, 2016 1:42 PM
Joseph D. Seager
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 108825766
Thank you very much.

Added by Joseph D. Seager on Jan 10, 2016 9:01 AM
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