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Charles McCartney (#46843727)
 member for 9 years, 2 months, 4 days
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Bio Photo I search for graves in NW Louisiana and SW Arkansas.

My primary search area consists of Miller, Lafayette, and Columbia counties along the southwest border of Arkansas and Caddo, Bossier, Webster, and Claiborne parishes along the northwest border of Louisiana.

Lafayette County was created in 1827 from parts of Hempstead County.
Columbia County was created in 1852 from parts of Lafayette, Hempstead, and Ouachita counties.
Miller County was established in 1820. It ceased to exist in 1838 but returned in 1874, created from part of Lafayette County. So burials in Lafayette County before 1874 could actually be in Miller county now.

Claiborne Parish was created in 1828.
Caddo Parish was created in 1838.
Bossier Parish was created in 1843.
Webster Parish was created in 1871 from parts of Bienville, Bossier, and Claiborne Parishes. So burials in those three parishes prior to 1871 could actually be in Webster Parish now.

I am not related to any of the memorials I have added to Find-A-Grave. I will transfer management of memorial pages according to the Find-A-Grave guidelines, with allowances for common sense and my own discretion.

Please use the photos that I have posted to Find-A-Grave as you wish. No need to ask permission or give photo credit.

Some requests, advice, etc.

Please do not add a memorial to a cemetery if you are unsure if the burial is there. At least provide some rationale in the note section of the page or state that you are unsure the person is buried there. Adding a memorial page for a person who died in 1853 to a cemetery that didn't exist until 1940 is not good form.

Please don't knowingly create a duplicate memorial page.

It is unwise to be in a cemetery after dark. I say this because it is very easy to fall and injure yourself. In fact, it is quite easy to injure yourself in the daytime. I know....I've done it at least three times.

I wish that people wouldn't create a million memorial pages and then whine about being overloaded with edit and transfer requests. But if you are into that sort of thing, more power to you.

Respect the resting places of the dead.

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 • 652 Memorials Added
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 • 1 Memorial/week
 • 3,671 Photos
 • 5 Photo Requests
 • 807 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 27 Virtual Flowers
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MYates Vandver
Nobie Lee & Ernest Pruitt Memorials
Charles McCartney,
Thank you so very much for the photos & placing them on Nobie Lee & Ernest Pruitt Memorial.

Greatly Appreciated,
Martha Vandver
Added by MYates Vandver on Jul 30, 2015 9:43 AM
Daphne Aldridge
RE: Maud Osborne photo
Your very welcome Charles! Hoping we can get back out there soon and do some cleaning. Then I should be able to get some better pictures.
Added by Daphne Aldridge on Jul 30, 2015 8:06 AM
Belated Thank You
I am tardy in thanking you for the multiple headstone photos you took and added from Bussey Cemetery...
Added by Mairbair57 on Jul 26, 2015 1:07 AM
Robert Braselton
Plain Dealing Cemetery Headstones
Many thanks for the Slack and Young family headstones photos from the Plain Dealing Cemetery. Much appreciation for posting the photos to Find-A-Grave.
Added by Robert Braselton on Jul 13, 2015 11:42 PM
Natalie Schlesinger
Leander Carr Campbell Lee
Thank you so so so very much for the picture of my great aunts grave!!! I have been trying to get my husband to take me out there but apparently thats not place he longs to be at.=P I am nearly 100% sure I am related to everyone there. lol BIG HUGS
Added by Natalie Schlesinger on Jul 10, 2015 8:50 PM
Robert Braselton
Faircloth headstones photos
Many thanks for the Faircloth headstone photos from the Springhill Cemetery.
Added by Robert Braselton on Jul 06, 2015 1:53 PM
Coleen Kelch
Gladney and Grady Jr, Jennings
I would like to take the time to tell you "thank you" for the beautiful quality of gravestone pictures. It's people like you who take their own time to fulfill a photo request that make this site the wonderful site it is. Thank you for your volunteer work. I for one appreciate it very much. Thank you again.. Coleen
Added by Coleen Kelch on Jul 03, 2015 10:23 AM
Coleen Kelch
Dovie Mae Hare Jennings
Thank you so much for taking your precious time fulfilling my request. It's volunteers like yourself that make this so rewarding. Thanks again, Coleen
Added by Coleen Kelch on Jun 29, 2015 8:10 AM
Gail Fisher Walker
Frances Sanders
Thank you very much, Mr. McCartney, for providing the phots of Frances Sanders. Much appreciated!
Added by Gail Fisher Walker on Jun 21, 2015 3:02 PM
Diana Wittenberg
Thank You
Thank you for the photo of Julie Gilmer's headstone.
Added by Diana Wittenberg on Jun 16, 2015 8:13 PM
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