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Nancy Meadows (#47219916)
 member for 6 years, 1 month, 16 days
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Bio Photo Update January 2015:

After being a member for several years, the following are my own personal "guidelines":

Anyone may copy any photos I have posted for personal use - no credit required. It does my heart good to see them included in someone's family tree since the main reason I try to do my part in this is to help people who have passed on be remembered.

I will usually transfer memorials for those outside my own family lines, even to those who are not within the Findagrave four generation policy, including people who may have been just friends. However, please be sure that you intend to actually add something to enhance the memorials. It's frustrating to transfer an entire family to someone, only to later discover that nothing has been done with them. I check for Edits almost daily and usually accept them quickly.

I am guilty of adding duplicates, but none are intentional. Most of my memorials come from photographing an entire cemetery, and though I try to search for each one before adding it, sometimes duplicates happen. There is no need to be rude, just a friendly notification like This is a duplicate" will be enough to have me delete mine. I am also guilty of typo's, for which I apologize. I regret not being more careful.

When I photograph a cemetery, I try to take both a distance shot and a closeup shot. I frequently add the distance shots to memorials that already have a closeup. This is not meant to imply that the first photo is not good enough. My only intent is to hopefully help future visitors to the cemetery be able to locate a grave they wish to visit. If any photos I post offend anyone, I will gladly remove them at the creator's request.

I have started virtual cemeteries for military veterans buried in Boone, Chariton, Howard, Macon, and Randolph counties. These are far from complete, so if you know of a veteran in those counties, please let me know if I don't already have them.

For those contributors who take it upon themselves to be the Findagrave police, adding a please and thank you would go a long way.

Thanks to those who help make Findagrave such a pleasant, fulfilling labor of love! Wishing you all a blessed 2015...

Update Feb 2014:
I've been told that people have hesitated to contact me since my step-son's death in September. Please feel free to do so, as I am still working on Findagrave almost daily. It has been a saving grace, and I very much appreciate the kindness and caring of the Findagrave community.

Update October 2013:
Please visit my virtual cemetery for "Jake the Great", created for my step-son lost to a series of circumstances resulting in him taking his own life on September 10, 2013. Jacob's bio contains a letter written by his father, and it is our hope that it may help prevent this from happening to another family. Please pass it on to whoever you think may benefit from it. Thanks, and God Bless.

Since 2007, I have been dedicated to locating, listing and photographing all the Randolph County, Missouri cemeteries I am able to get to. I have completed listings, with photos of each stone, of about 155 cemeteries so far, mainly to provide the county historical societies with updated listings and accurate locations. I am just starting to put these on findagrave, and in the interest of saving time, have only entered the name and years for now. I have more info for most of these memorials, which I hope to add and link as time allows. It is my thinking that having just the names and dates posted may help someone find their relatives. I am very willing to transfer memorials to relatives, even distant ones....just ask and let me know how you are related. I will be glad to fulfill photo requests as I am able to, so if you are looking for someone in a particular cemetery, please feel free to contact me.

Please use the Edit/Suggestion tab to send info or to request transfers. Thanks!
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Messages left for Nancy Meadows (1989)[Leave Message]
David McLean
Find A Grave Memorial# 124897442
I believe there may be a typo in Find A Grave Memorial# 124897442.

The headstone lists Sep. 14. The memorial lists Sep. 19.

Thanks for your good work!
Added by David McLean on Feb 06, 2016 2:00 AM
Patricia McGuire
Thanks, Nancy!!!
It really has been up and down, hasn't it? Guess the up we have now is pretty nice for February.
Enjoy the weather, and Thanks again!!!
Added by PShannon on Feb 02, 2016 12:16 PM
Schatzie Moore
RE: Stephen Benton McCollum
Thank YOU!!!
Added by Schatzie Moore on Jan 31, 2016 8:00 AM
Thank you Nancy for yet another grave photo.
Added by KSM on Jan 29, 2016 12:16 PM
Norman Dodge
Memorial, # 97192953
Thank you nancy Nancy for finding the Grave site of Martha Jane (Gee) Dodge. It is reeally appreciated
Added by Norman Dodge on Jan 29, 2016 10:20 AM
Norman Dodge
Memorial, # 97192953
Thank you nancy Nancy for finding the Grave site of Martha Jane (Gee) Dodge. It is reeally appreciated
Added by Norman Dodge on Jan 29, 2016 9:58 AM
Barbara McCully
Mary Wood Photos
Thank you so much for the wonderful photos of Marys' stone. They are very clear and show the beauty of the cemetery, too. Have a wonderful day, and thanks again for your time and contributions to Find A Grave.
Added by Barbara McCully on Jan 25, 2016 3:15 AM
Ralston Grave Photo
Dear Nancy,

Thank you so much for the photos you recently took of my 3rd great-grandparents headstone, Isaac Taylor Ralston and Charlotte (Baker) Ralston. Your efforts are very much appreciated!


Andrew Beauregard
Added by Veritas on Jan 23, 2016 11:09 AM
Rose Henry
Photo posted to fathers site
The picture you posted to Clarence F Siebuhr at Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville, MO had the inscription on the bottom covered in mud. Who requested you take this photo and post to my fathers
site? I sent you a photo to your hotmail e-mail that was acceptable by the family.
R Henry
Added by Rose Henry on Jan 22, 2016 12:48 PM
Thank you for your photography
Added by Karen on Jan 22, 2016 11:19 AM
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