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Michael Minnich (#47649232)
 member for 3 years, 10 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy since 2004. I am retired and live in Gambrills, Maryland. My main genealogy interests are in Western Maryland and S. Central Pennsylvania. My wife is also involved in her genealogy in Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. We visit cemeteries to find our ancestors' stones and markers. I enjoy photographing the monuments.

Main families of interest are Minnich (Minich), Keefauver, Lemen, Harsh and Stone, Craig, Lydic, and Buterbaugh. Others are Johnston, Swonger, Lloyd, and Miner.

If I have made a duplicate, please contact me and it will be deleted quickly. Use edit button to add corrections. Also, since only five free photo spots per person are allowed in findagrave, please do not add unnecessary photos to any memorials. Obituaries should be typed in the Bio sect and not added as photos. Transfers may be made if you ask using the EDIT button and also state relationship. You have my permission to use my grave stone / marker photos for your private use. For any use of my family or my rescue-orphan photos please contact me. Hopefully, you will source or link the photos. It never hurts to give someone credit for helping you.

I have been purchasing "orphan-rescue" antique photos with names sufficient to search and find a 'home' for them. Some success has been had. There are photo albums of Hellyers (Seneca F., etc. - PA) and Hopkins (Arthur, Lewis, etc.) that are awaiting family.

I am a friend to all and will help where possible.

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C M Jordan
Conrad Thomas Pfarr
Thank you for the photo of his marker. Much appreciated.
Added by C M Jordan on Oct 01, 2015 5:15 PM
Cheryl Miller
115061497 Alice Kosack
Thank you for the photos Michael.
Added by Cheryl Miller on Oct 01, 2015 12:06 PM
Cheryl Miller
Michael thank you so much for the photos of both Lawrence & Theresa Kosack's graves.

Added by Cheryl Miller on Oct 01, 2015 11:58 AM
Arthur Lambert
Thank you so much for the great photo. You did a very good job. I looked at some of your orphan photos, nice work, very interesting. Peggy (in Texas)
Added by pz on Sep 25, 2015 7:29 AM
Ray Bartlett
George W.F. Bolander, Jr
Thank you Mike for adding a headstone picture to George Bolander's memorial (142126313).
Added by Ray Bartlett on Sep 22, 2015 7:01 AM
Thanks for add8ing the photo for this memorial. I appreciate your time and effort.
Added by Becky on Sep 16, 2015 4:37 PM
Marty and Bill
There is a website with the history of Masonville Maryland with a few photos of the Jeeter family @
Added by Marty and Bill on Sep 15, 2015 8:42 PM
Cpl Nicholas C and Veronica Giffi
Thank you, Michael for fulfilling my photo requests, for both Cpl Nicholas C and Veronica Giffi, in the Crownsville Veterans Cemetery! I very much appreciate your time and effort.
Added by Balvana on Sep 14, 2015 12:21 PM
Glenn Wallace
Selph marker
THANK YOU, Michael, for finding and photographing the Selph marker. It answered my question about her husband~!
Added by Glenn Wallace on Sep 14, 2015 11:27 AM
Henry May
Thank you
Thank you so much for fulfilling my photo request for Richard and Bertha Pfisterer at Crownsville Veterans Cemetery. The photo is great. Thank you for all you do for findagrave. You make it a tremendous resource and success.

Henry May
Added by Henry May on Sep 11, 2015 7:54 PM
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