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Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey (#47784539)
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Bio Photo Long-time instructor of writing and women's studies at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. I am an addictive reader, am interested in geneaology, folk music and sacred harp, and am an Anglican, guitar player, singer, guardian of two rescue dogs and mother of a beautiful adult son.

I enjoy walking in cemeteries and have made it a personal project to photograph and record the headstones of military personnel in addition to requests in local cemeteries, in honor of their service and the service of my father, stepfather, and uncles in World War II and Korea, friends from Viet Nam, and students from the Gulf Wars and the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. If any of these service persons or others I have added are family members and/or you wish to manage their memorials, just let me know. I am happy to transfer.

Anyone who wants to use my photos in their family tree, on Findagrave, or any other site may do so without my permission.

I am primarily a volunteer photographer and often am unrelated to the people whose memorials I make, so I am happy to transfer. I am doing this work to honor what would otherwise be lost lives, to make visible what has been forgotten.

I would very much appreciate tributes of love to the memorial of a baby whose heartbreaking obituary I found in a newspaper from 1926, and another from a death record:

Baby John Doe: 136921616

and to a young girl who had a hard life and a brief stay in this world: Rene Holley 145768090

Heartfelt thanks to all those who have already added notes--you mean more than I can say

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pamela burdue
RE: Everett Whitacre 91274123
Added by pamela burdue on May 25, 2016 5:36 AM
Joe Brescoll
RE: Ruby family bios
I would very much like these individuals transferred to me as I have more information I can add.
Added by Joe Brescoll on May 24, 2016 3:47 PM
Elizabeth Carney #115226663
What is your source for the maiden name Harrison? Thx, LG
Added by LostGeneration on May 23, 2016 6:06 PM
pamela burdue
Everett Whitacre 91274123
Would you please transfer this memorial over to me I am related to this person.
Thank You
Added by pamela burdue on May 17, 2016 7:37 PM
Gerard Brownstone
RE: John and Agnes O'Donohue pictures
Your Very Welcome !
Added by Gerard Brownstone on May 13, 2016 9:01 PM
Cynthia - Links made. Thank you so much for all you do. Barb
Added by Ghostdigger2 on May 09, 2016 2:02 PM
Lillie Riney
John Boone
Cynthia, he is my 4th great-grandfather, but I want your son to have him. Please contact me so we can share information.
Added by Lillie Riney on May 06, 2016 7:57 AM
Lillie Riney
Mary Alice Boone Simpson
She is my 3rd great grandmother. Could you contact me at so that we can exchange information. Thanks.
Added by Lillie Riney on May 05, 2016 1:29 PM
Eldred Pickett
RE: William O'Donahue
You're welcome - glad to help!
Added by Eldred Pickett on May 03, 2016 6:22 AM
RE: Ruth Foster
You're very welcome. It was an honor to take the pictures for you.

Added by TFJ on May 02, 2016 6:14 PM
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