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B.J. Nelson (#46864554)
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Bio Photo I'm a native of Longmont, CO. I'm been interested in genealogy for almost 50 years but I did take time off to raise a family. Research is much easier now then it was 30 years ago. The Denver Library and Federal Archives are not far away and that has been a help.

When I started taking photos my husband didn't come but after a visit to a cemetery that was on a one lane road on the side of a mountain he was hooked. The markers were very old and very interesting, so now he willing walks around a cemetery with me as we locate the markers that were requested. He trims the grass and pulls the weeds around the markers to be sure I get a good photo. We also stop and visit relatives and friends and look at interesting markers. The two remarks on markers I have really liked are "This is the only stone she left unturned." and "I told you I was sick."


You have my permission to use headstone photos that I have posted for your genealogy record.
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L Wald
Photo for Julia Castillo Chacon
Thank you so much for getting this for me! I really appreciate it!
Added by L Wald on Sep 24, 2016 10:52 AM
SK Graff
Jessen
Many thanks for Ray & Fran's headstone photo. The service you have provided is truly appreciated.
Added by SK Graff on Sep 24, 2016 8:29 AM
L Wald
RE: Julia Chacon
Thank you!! I did the search on Find a Grave and found the one other person with the middle name of Chacon, but I didn't know if all of the names in the cemetery had been indexed or not or if there were any other clues around her grave site. I would appreciate anything you can help with! Thanks so much!
Added by L Wald on Sep 20, 2016 4:59 PM
Viv & Murray
William Clarence Scott & Carrie Mae Burke Scott
Thank you so much for taking the time to take the photo of my Cousin William Clarence Scott's headstone. Greatly appreciated! Thank you again!
Cheers,
Murray
Added by Viv & Murray on Sep 10, 2016 6:19 AM
K Haymond
RE: Twin Baby Girls Shacklett
Thanks for clearing that up for me.
Kathi
Added by K Haymond on Sep 05, 2016 1:15 PM
Allen Robison
Oliver Headstone photo
Thank you so much for the photo of Edwin and Margaret Oliver headstone. Well Done. Keep up the good work.
Added by Allen Robison on Aug 30, 2016 4:31 PM
K Haymond
Twin Baby Girls Shacklett
Thank you so much for the gravestone photo. Was there a headstone for the baby girls or just the large family name gravestone?
thanks
Kathi
Added by K Haymond on Aug 30, 2016 10:03 AM
Greg Hansen
Chase Hansen gravestone
Thank you for taking the time to get the photo of my nephew's gravestone.
Added by Greg Hansen on Aug 13, 2016 10:07 AM
Connie Carroll
RE: Anthony LePore/Verna LePore
BJ, Thank you so much for the great explanation. I believe I must have missed that it noted 'no marker' on Verna's memorial. Thank you for your efforts! From the looks from your picture, everything must be very overgrown right now. Thanks again! Take care, Connie Carroll
Added by Connie Carroll on Aug 13, 2016 6:43 AM
PDay
Headstone photo
BJ Thank you for all of your help with obtaining headstone photo from the Mountain View Cemetery in Longmont. I appreciate all that you have done for me.
Thanks
Paula Day
Added by PDay on Aug 12, 2016 5:40 PM
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