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Louis Stark (#48341463)
 member for 2 years, 5 months, 21 days
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Bio Photo Photo Requests:
Each FindAGrave member is allowed 20 photo requests per week. These requests DO NOT have to be friends or family relations. Have you ever considered using your requests to encourage Photo Volunteers? Many cemeteries have a low percentage of photographed grave markers. Why not "Adopt A Cemetery" and post photo requests weekly? (Personally, I have "adopted" Willamette National Cemetery.)

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News:
7/21/16 VA Nationwide Gravesite Locator has not updated WNC entries for about two weeks.
FindAGrave memorials are nearing 174,000 and photographed gravesites are up to 42%. Great job, volunteers! Thank you.


* Willamette National Cemetery:
- 173,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 40% photographed
(01 June 2016)
- 172,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 38% photographed
(18 March 2016)
- 170,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 37% photographed
(11 February 2016)
- 169,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 37% photographed
(10 January 2016)
- 168,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 36% photographed
(1 December 2015)
- 167,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 35% photographed
(7 September 2015)
- 166,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 33% photographed
(25 May 2015)
- 165,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 31% photographed
(8 November 2014)
- 164,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 30% photographed
(16 Aug 2014)
- 163,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 28% photographed
(31 May 2014)
- 162,000 FindAGrave Memorials: 27% photographed
(4 April 2014)


* Personal: Memorials added...
6 Jun 2016: 8,000
13 Mar 2016: 7,000
5 Feb 2016: 6,500 (2 years)
17 Jan 2016: 6,000
1 Dec 2015: 5,000
1 Sep 2015: 4,000
13 Nov 2014: 3,500
13 Aug 2014: 3,000
20 Jun 2014: 2,000

* Personal: Photos...
4,000 - 25 May 2016
3,500 - 13 March 2016
3,000 - 1 September 2015
2,200 - 2 August 2014
1,500 - 21June 2014
1,000 - 4 April 2014

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Veteran Search:
* US Department of Veterans Affairs
gravelocator.cem.va.gov

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Ancestry: Louis L. Stark.
Descendant of:

Charles Louis STARK (1824-1898)
and his wife
Julia LANGE (1849-1911);

Joseph Eddy SMITH (1851-1907)
and his wife
Nannie Elizabeth SCOTT (1860-1932);

Frederick Richard AUSTIN nče Austein (1838-1920)
and his wife
Johanna MODERSITZKI (1848-1903);

Charles E. BOARMAN (1863-1935)
and his wife
Margaret SMYTH (1866-1949)
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Photos: Feel free to use my cemetery and marker photos as you wish; however, family photos require permission. If you are unhappy a photo I have posted, please kindly let me know and and will try to remove or replace it.
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Corrections: Please use the EDIT BUTTON for suggested additions; corrections; transfers, etc.
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Transfers: Memorial management transfers gladly given to reliable family members, or persons of interest: I am an archiver, not a hoarder/collector. PLEASE USE THE EDIT BUTTON for Transfer Requests! I don't enjoy wasting time doing detective work to find the correct User Name, ID number, and Memorial Number.
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J McL
RE: Willamette National Cemetery
You're very welcome! My husbands parents and various relations of mine are buried there. For the past 6 years I have been working alone on entries and photos at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Now that I am almost done with it I find WNC is located near my daughters home. I hate running out of things to do so I photograph!
Added by J McL on Jul 24, 2016 6:31 PM
tazzboy
My Father Grave David Mansford Harmon
Hi

Thank you for taking a pictures of my fathers grave it really is appreciated. I was planning on doing it when I got up there later this month to early August.
Added by tazzboy on Jul 17, 2016 10:22 PM
Jo McGuinness
Find A Grave Memorial# 163287407
Good morning: I was working on my Ancestry.com this morning and saw that the Find A Grave Memorial was available to attach to my father's record. So went on the site, and there was the photo of the grave marker. I didn't think it would be installed so quickly, and was moved to tears to see it. Thank you so much for taking the photo and uploading to Find a Grave. Jo McGuinness
Added by Jo McGuinness on Jul 02, 2016 9:38 AM
EGF
Robert Bruce Hylton FAG #14242301
Many thanks for posting the marker photo. For the record, the marker at Willamette National is a cenotaph only; the cremains are inurned at Riverview Abbey Mausoleum with his wife, Charlotte (see my photo). To avoid confusion, would you please add a notation to your photo indicating the Willamette National marker is a cenotaph? Thank you.
Added by EGF on Jun 30, 2016 2:42 PM
sbechman
Conrad Walther, b.1712?
Hi Louis,

I recently learned that a Y-DNA test that I submitted from my Walters cousin matched another Walters that claims to be directly descended from Conrad Walters.

I'm trying to "prove out" his family pedigree chart. I am really struggling with the idea that Conrad Walters, b. 1712, would not have married until his 40s and had children into his late 60s - specifically, his claimed son, Conrad Jr., born c1770? My DNA match seems to not have anything that specifically confirms this. It seems far more likely to me that there is a generation (or two?) between the two Conrads.

Do you have any background information on Conrad Sr. that would substantiate this claim? I'd really appreciate anything you might have.

Thanks!
-Stuart Bechman
sbechman@sbcglobal.net
Added by sbechman on Jun 28, 2016 10:58 PM
Utah Quilter in D.U.P.
PVT Clifford Mortenson Edwards Find A Grave Memorial# 36265184
PVT Clifford Mortenson Edwards Find A Grave Memorial# 36265184
Thank you.
Added by Utah Quilter in D.U.P. on Jun 26, 2016 3:24 PM
Sheri West
Fort Rock Cemetery
Thank you so much for the tombstone photos :)
Added by Sheri West on Jun 23, 2016 3:06 PM
Sharleen Parker
Thank you so much!
Dear Louis,

Thank you so much for taking and posting the photo of Alice LaChapelle's place of internment. It means a lot to me and I'm sure to her family that isn't nearby.

Blessings,

Shar Parker
Added by Sharleen Parker on Jun 18, 2016 4:24 PM
Barb D
Daniel Alford
Thank you for the marker photograph and information for Daniel Alford. Thanks so much for your efforts.
Barb D.
Added by Barb D on Jun 18, 2016 10:24 AM
James N. Lord
James L. Lord
Dear Mr. Stark,
Thank you for your dedication to honor so many, including my father and mother # 131806273.
It is due to people like yourself that make this world a better place.
Added by James N. Lord on Jun 12, 2016 7:54 PM
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