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David Ballard (#46956616)
 member for 7 years, 4 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo Ohio native, happy to be in Colorado.
Names that I research are Ballard, Gerkin, Conley, Bush, Hermes, and Gulau.

When I visit a graveyard, I often take pictures of stones randomly. If I create or post a picture to a memorial that is related to you, I will gladly transfer if asked nicely. Also, If I have posted a picture, and you have a better one, feel free to post yours and let me know. I will delete mine. I am all about improving this site and honoring those who have gone before, not acquiring numbers.
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Acre (17)
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nita stolns
Memorials created
Thank you David for all the memorials you created for me. You don't know how much that means to me. I knew where they was located. But didn't know how to add them myself. Marie Rapaliere Stollens/Stolns, John L Stolns, Kamel Stolns. Ogda Margaret Pierson and Zelpha Gorden. I am now working on adding information and pics to all those that I have pics and documents for on yours and others. I was told by F a G Admin. that after adding a name on F a G that it usually takes up to a year to show. Thank you again so much, I appreciate you and all others that have worked so hard mowing the rows getting this out so others may be able to find their loved one.
Added by nita stolns on Mar 29, 2015 1:23 PM
Rhonda Snider Lauer
Girkin/Gerkin memorials
I would be happy to transfer any of the other Girkin/Gerkin memorials to you from this cemetery. I created them because I saw that they were not already in existence. There are several of them. Found them while searching for another smaller cemetery just across the road. Send me a request via function and I'll be happy to transfer!
Added by Rhonda Snider Lauer on Jan 11, 2015 8:46 PM
nita stolns
Minnie Isabelle Dillon
Thank you David for letting me maintain my grandmothers memorial #81757867. I did add another picture if that is okay with you. Nita May Stolns
Added by nita stolns on Nov 19, 2014 8:35 PM
Marilyn Spurgeon
RE: Leah Spurgeon
David, I have searched for our gr grandmother, Leah Logan Spurgeon, for many years. So I was surprised to come upon your entry. However,
I am not sure this is the same person although she lived in Martin County, IN. Thank you for your response. I need to find an obituary in a
Martin Co. paper. Do you have an idea of a paper that existed in Martin Co in 1910? Thank you for any help you can give us. Marilyn Spurgeon
Added by Marilyn Spurgeon on Nov 13, 2014 3:46 PM
Glenda Davis
Memorial 79985549
James Walter Worstell
dob Aug 11 1890
dod Mar 24 1978

Parents: Charles Worstell
Elizabeth Morgan

Sources: Ohio Births and Christenings Index
1900 Lawrence, Washington, OH Census
1910 Lawrence, Washington, OH Census
(Father-in-law, George Morgan)
also: WWII Draft Registration, wife Clara a/d/a
Added by Glenda Davis on Oct 29, 2014 12:20 PM
RE: # 31085044 James Walker
Thanks David--

Sometime soon I will get to tour Indiana and will visit the many gravesites I have found through great contributors like you!

I feel fairly certain that this old soldier is one of my Walkers.

Added by Taffy on Oct 11, 2014 7:05 PM
# 31085044 James Walker
Hi David --

I think that James Walker might be my 2xgreat uncle. I believe that he was the son of Isom (Isham) Gwin Walker and Clarissa J. Thurston Walker.
My Walker family had a long time history of living in Martin -- Isom and Clarissa were married there in 1835.

How did you come across the parentage listed on this memorial? Could you share? Does James have a middle initial?

Taffy Walker
Added by Taffy on Sep 30, 2014 12:09 PM
Glenda Barry
Norah Allen
Hi David,

Thanks for sending the info, I have added it to the memorial. Let me know if you want any of the Allens transferred over to you, there are several that I can transfer if you want. Have a good evening!

Added by Glenda Barry on Jul 22, 2014 5:01 PM
Hi David - I added mine on 25 Feb 2014. I don't think that this was a photo request, the name just got my attention. I see it in my "Struck My Fancy" virtual cemetery when I checked just now, that has to be it. More on MV later. Amy
Added by amys on Apr 20, 2014 5:21 PM
Rita Hagerty
RE: John R Ballard
Personally, I'd leave both photos posted -- like a before & after. I usually do not do much enhancing of the photos that I post unless they are really hard to read. Also a lot of the time when I do the enhancing I don't like the way the grass looks. However, since the memorial has been transferred to you, I would say you make the call. I appreciate that you gave me credit on your photo. Let me know if you want mine removed.
Added by Rita Hagerty on Apr 15, 2014 11:11 PM
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