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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 13 years, 6 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo Calling all Find-a-Gravers from West Texas: I've started a Facebook page titled WEST TEXAS FIND A GRAVE. This is mostly for the folks in my area but is an open group and is open to all. It's not a gripe session about the site but should be used to help with what cemeteries need to be surveyed or photographed. Feel free to check it out.
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I'll be listing as many cemeteries in the Lubbock, Texas area as possible. I would like to meet with other members in Lubbock. Please feel free to get in touch with me and i'll try to answer any questions that i can.

I've noticed a trend lately that should be addressed. Please do not add Death Certificates to my memorials. This may be a good source of information but I feel it is out of place on memorials. You can request a tranfer of ownership if you feel the need to post a Death Certificate.

Also on the subject of Death Certificates, please be aware of the pitfalls of taking this information as absolute. There has been some discussion on this topic in the Forums. Use care when reading this data. The location given as the place of burial is not always the correct name of that cemetery. It may only be the city where the person was taken. I've seen too many times where an incorrect listing is added unnecessarily by folks unfamiliar with the location of burial. Many cemeteries have changed names or ownership over the years. Please double check the county listing before adding a new cemetery. You might save yourself a lot of time and trouble.

I'm more than glad to make any correction, update or transfers that pass my way. Please use the Edit (Suggest a Correction) tab on the memorials, as this makes things go faster and easier for me.

Also, any changes that are sent to me, I take at face value so please don't send me a list of sources that prove who the parents are or where they were born. I'm not the DAR or a school teacher who double checks for accuracy. What you send me is what I enter.
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I really hate to do this, but from now on, I WILL NOT do any transfers or updates that come to me on the message board. I've had too many requests that have errors in them and this just slows everything down. Please, please please use the EDIT tabs on the memorials. This is what it was designed and set up for so please use it. Also, it has gotten to the point that I will no longer respond to transfer requests or up-date requests that are sent to me here on the Message Board or by e-mail. I will only make changes that come to me via EDIT/SUGGEST A CORRECTION. Thanks.
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Laura N. (Garner) Masten
Photo correction
Hi, David

I need you to delete a photo off my great Uncle Bob Vestal's headstone memorial #50124980 and his wife, Viola's #50125112 as the photo is of another person's headstone!
Thank you,
Laura
Added by Laura N. (Garner) Masten on Jul 27, 2016 9:30 AM
Rick Yaeger
Georgia Mae Yaeger
Thank you David!
Added by Rick Yaeger on Jul 22, 2016 1:53 AM
GJ
RE: Wilson cemetery
Thank you for the words of encouragement. I'll try not to worry as much.

GJ
Added by GJ on Jul 20, 2016 6:37 PM
Rick Yaeger
YAEGERS
Thanks David! Always a pleasure interacting with you here on Find A Grave!
Added by Rick Yaeger on Jul 19, 2016 10:13 PM
Khopper
William Davenport
Thank you very much for the photo of his marker. I really appreciate it.
Added by Khopper on Jul 19, 2016 8:09 PM
Kim Esry
Find A Grave Memorial# 44449552
PS
Her brother was born in Chattanooga, Comanche County, Oklahoma
Thank makes more sense.
Added by Kim Esry on Jul 18, 2016 8:39 AM
Kim Esry
Find A Grave Memorial# 44449552
Birth location shows Tillman County, Oklahoma
Obit shows
She was born Oct. 20, 1915, in Chattanooga, Tenn
Added by Kim Esry on Jul 18, 2016 8:04 AM
Peg Eddy
RE: Roger Peugh
You're very welcome, David. Glad I could help.
Added by Peg Eddy on Jul 18, 2016 7:30 AM
Janie Smith
George Thomas Kelley headstone
David, thank you SO much for the picture of George Thomas Kelley's headstone. I didn't expect anyone to get out in this heat but I sure appreciate your efforts!!! Take care, Janie (daughter of Glenna Kelley Smith)
Added by Janie Smith on Jul 17, 2016 7:08 PM
TBRD
James Fannin
Thankyou so much for the very nice photos of James and Sarah Fannin
Added by TBRD on Jul 17, 2016 6:39 AM
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