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RL (Bob) Nielsen (#47036655)
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Bio Photo Family history research has been an on-again, off-again hobby for the past 30 years.
My immediate ancestral family surnames include Nielsen, Biel / Biehl, Pittman / Pitman / Bittmann and Witzke.
Geographic areas of particular genealogical interest to me include Shenandoah County, Virginia; Harrison County, Indiana; Cass County, Nebraska; Wabasha County, Minnesota; La Crosse County, Wisconsin; Framersheim, Germany; Rabenholz, Germany; Oering, Germany and Posnan, Poland.


My photos are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. In other words, you may copy any of the photos I post on Find-a-Grave as long as you 1) cite me as the source of the photo(s) and 2) do not edit the photos in any manner. Thanks.


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Messages left for RL (Bob) Nielse... (223)[Leave Message]
RE: Appreciated Tips for Find Photos--hope you like the Shirley Long photo
You are most welcome!
Added by MrsB on Jul 20, 2014 12:51 PM
Appreciated Tips for Find Photos--hope you like the Shirley Long photo
Thanks for the tips! I "shared" them on FB. Hope you like the (3) photos we took in connection with Shirley Long.
When we go graving, we look for the "surrounds", and that definitely includes nearby stones that are similar in appearance, have the same surname, etc. We did this with Shirley's. Incidentally, there was a blank foundation for what we presume is to mark the passing of Shirley's grieving husband.
Added by MrsB on Jul 19, 2014 12:47 PM
Dawna Westbrook
Davis Family
Thanks for the heads up on the Davis family at Mitchellville Cemetery. John B. Davis was the father of my step-grandfather. The only grandfather I ever knew.

It is not often I get updates that are actually tied to my family so I'm tickled beyond pink with the info.

Added by Dawna Westbrook on Jul 14, 2014 6:13 PM
Donna Pelham
Photo request
Thank you for the photo of Alice Lemon's head stone
Added by Donna Pelham on Jul 10, 2014 7:57 AM
Donna Pelham
Photo request
Thank you for the photo of Thomas Lemon's head stone
Added by Donna Pelham on Jul 10, 2014 7:52 AM
Gayle Lambert
Dobb inscription in Indiana
I'd like to thank you for taking the photo of Albert Dobb's gravestone! I have been looking for his death date and place for years and never thought to look in the very place he was married in 1880 as he was residing in Keokuk, Iowa at the time.

I am disappointed that the front of the stone was gone but at least the surname shows up.

Thanks again.
Added by Gayle Lambert on Jul 07, 2014 7:56 PM
Marcy Edwards
Thanks for taking a photo of Clara Darnstaedt's headstone. I really appreciate it.
Marcy Edwards
Added by Marcy Edwards on Jul 06, 2014 1:49 PM
Beverly Osman Morris
Michael Vostinari; Memorial # 3777115
Hello Bob,
Thank you very much for taking and adding his headstone photo at Saint James Lutheran Cemetery on June 13th.
~Blessings, Bev in Calif.
Added by Beverly Osman Morris on Jul 05, 2014 12:42 PM
Bob Orr
Fowler Cem.
Bob - Thanks for the tombstone photo for Henry Clay & Harriet (Boswell) Parker.
Added by Bob Orr on Jun 25, 2014 2:18 PM
Paul Davis
Hamilton photo
Thanks so much, Bob, for an excellent photo!
Paul Davis, Palm Springs, CA

Added by Paul Davis on Jun 25, 2014 11:17 AM
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