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JimW (#47106182)
 member for 6 years, 8 months, 26 days
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I was born and raised in rural Nebraska, on a farm with a family cemetery, but didn't know much about family history, I think that started my interest in both genealogy and cemeteries. Began work on the family tree 30+ years ago, and it is still growing.

Findagrave is a great site, but there is still a lot of work to be done. I'm into photography, so try to put as many marker pictures on Finda as possible. I've added more than 2000 to a local cem.

I keep finding our relatives, many recently added to Findagrave, found one that was added 3 days before I did the search! I will gladly turn over memorials of your relatives, unless they are more closely related to us.

Unfortunately, some individuals seem to be very uncooperative, they will not turn over the maintenance of a memorial OR add information that is provided to them. It appears that they are in a race to start short memorials, with little information, and are looking only at the total number.

A big "Thank You" to all the cooperative people that I've found on this site!


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Kate DeMers
memorial 36840625
Jim, Would you be so kind as to transfer memorial Lucy E. Hastings Forsyth to me as she is my great great grandmother. I would like to link her to her parents/ Thanks
Added by Kate DeMers on Sep 23, 2015 9:20 PM
LaVon Dike
RE: Henry G Harvey, Orchard Hill
Yes u can tranfer him to me if u wish. I do know a little about his family and etc. I have them in my genealogy system. Thank u. LaVon Dike
Added by LaVon Dike on Sep 13, 2015 8:04 AM
LaVon Dike
RE: Henry G Harvey, Orchard Hill
That would be fine. Jim I want to really thank u for doing what u have for me. Helps a lot.
Added by LaVon Dike on Sep 12, 2015 4:33 PM
Brodhagen photos-Prospect View Cemetery
Thanks for all the photos you've taken! May I have your permission to use your photos in my family tree? Thanks for considering! Bob.
Added by Bjensen on Aug 18, 2015 5:35 PM
Pleasant View Cemetery
Hi Jim, Do you live in the vacinity of Pleasant View Cemetery in Plainview, Nebraska? I have requested several photos at the cemetery, but have not received any responses. Hoping you can help me.
Added by Marty on Jul 13, 2015 5:30 PM
Misty Blankenship
Sarah Alice Pittenger Bartenbach
I noticed you attached an obituary to her memorial. I was wondering if you were related? If so that would make us cousins and was hoping to connect in sharing information on our shared family history.

If you aren't related, thank you for sharing her obituary! It helps the rest of us connect the dots.
Added by Misty Blankenship on May 27, 2015 10:11 PM
Carol Beatty Axtell Bryant
Minnie A Luebke Axtell
Thanks for all your work on Find A Grave. Please connect my mother-in-law Minnie to her parents William Luebke (37309817) and Alvina Koltermann Luebke (37309775) or transfer her memorial to me. I tried using the edit mode and there was no response. Thanks. 5/25/2015.
Added by Carol Beatty Axtell Bryan... on May 25, 2015 7:37 AM
Jen Starks
Albert W. Klug
I am just wondering if you know anymore about this memorial. I think it may be my 3x great grandma's little brother.
If not, do you know where I might locate some info on this person to see if I can verify?
Thanks so much
Added by Jen Starks on Feb 01, 2015 2:04 PM
Kate DeMers
Memorial trsansfers
I requested these two memorials to be transferred to me awhile back. Are you related, and if so I understand if you don't want to transfer them to me. Joseph Forsyth Memorial #36840563 and Lucy Forsyth memorial # 36840625. Thanks Kate DeMers
Added by Kate DeMers on Jan 13, 2015 6:24 AM
Dunn Photos-Prospect View Cemetery
I've seen that you have taken many photos in the NE Nebraska area, where my family is from. May I use your photos in my family tree? Thanks, Bob Jensen
Added by Bjensen on Nov 19, 2014 12:14 PM
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