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Joan Mays (#47005914)
 member for 7 years, 4 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo Four years ago when I discovered Find a Grave I found this website to be invaluable in my family research. I then began photographing graves of my relatives. Now I photograph graves of people that I don't know hoping that I can help someone else find their relatives. I love to visit old cemeteries. Each weekend I try to visit three or four cemeteries.

I know that I manage a large number of memorials but I am not "in it for the numbers."
I don't have time to research every person that I enter. I hope that the memorials are a starting point for someone researching their family.

I transfer memorials that are not related to me. Please follow the guidelines and state your relationship.

Please use the edit tab for requests. This does prevent accidents.

Also, when requesting transfers or information remember to ask nicely. Questioning someone's faith is no way to get help.

Advice for new members: Don't let negative comments discourage you. I received and still receive them but when you receive and email from someone who has found a relative with your help it is all worthwhile.

My families are Pillow, Jordan, Yates, Cash, Campbell and Mays.

Feel free to use my pictures. That's why I post them here.

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 • 38,198 Memorials Added
 • 37,993 Memorials Managed
 • 99 Memorials/Week
 • 50,201 Photos
 • 158 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 79 Virtual Flowers
 • 2 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 9 Friends
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Jordan Family (3)
Pillow Family (38)
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Messages left for Joan Mays (260)[Leave Message]
Anita Zane
Ann Caldwell Conner
I believe she is my sister...she was adopted at the age of 3....if anyone has any information..please contact...She was born in Halifax Virginia and died there at early age of 25..she lived in a house close to the flour mill and railroad tracks...I believe on Main St..not sure..Please help there were oth children adopted as well. Trying to find my family...just found out about this 5 weeks ago and searching every since..Thanks to anyone that can help!!!
Added by Anita Zane on Oct 01, 2015 5:52 PM
Rickey "Rick" Boult
Thank you so very much for the transfer

I appreciate all that you do.

Thanks again,
Rick B
Added by Rickey "Rick" Boult on Sep 24, 2015 7:29 AM
sherri schaefer bagby
Driskell / Nelson
Thank you for the input !

Added by sherri schaefer bagby on Sep 17, 2015 7:14 AM
Kathleen Mitchell
fufilling request
Thank you for taking a photo of ella mae Daniel rogers' gravestone. She is my 2nd great grandmother :) Your time is greatly appreciated!!!!
Added by Kathleen Mitchell on Sep 13, 2015 7:17 PM
RE: Lucy Goodson Gray headstone
I have no idea how we missed it - two of us walked the whole thing. Thank you for letting me know - I will talk to the office again and try to find out where. If they still say they don't know, I'll walk it again. This is the cemetery near the airport, right?
Added by Ann on Sep 10, 2015 7:17 PM
Lucy Goodson Gray headstone
OMG Joan, where did you find her headstone??? Is it in Floral Hills? I walked that entire cemetery looking for her AND the office says they have no record of her being buried there.

Added by Ann on Sep 09, 2015 2:17 PM
Walter Turner
Thank you, Joan, for transferring Walter Turner to me.

Added by Ann on Sep 08, 2015 5:30 PM
Almond Family
As you may have noticed, I am working on and putting my family links together. Thank you for being so prompt in approving them. You rock!
Added by Terry on Sep 07, 2015 3:46 PM
Macdonald, Reilly, etc.
Thanks for letting me know of the corrections, based on the marker photos. If you are interested in maintaining any of the last 3 you sent, I'm glad to, as I'm not related to them. Thanks
Added by LSP on Sep 04, 2015 2:57 PM
Nancy Garbero
Re: Thank you

Thank you so much for transferring Elsie Noble Pierson's site to me! You've done a great job!

Best to you,

Nancy Garbero
Added by Nancy Garbero on Sep 01, 2015 5:36 PM
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