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Karen Smith (#47058202)
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Bio Photo I've been adding older memorials in my area over the winter months and plan to go out, find and photograph them when it warms up. Any information you have to add to any of my memorials would be appreciated. I search the old newspapers for old obits. and also look up the death certificates, as sometimes the obit. does not give specific birthdates, parents, etc...this information is not always correct, but if it is there, I will list it and make a note where that info. came from. If you want me to add information or change anything, please list your source.

I have no problem with transfers if they are not related to me.

Any of my headstone photos may be used anywhere you'd like, I only ask that you give me credit for the photo.


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Linda Reed
RE: Orpha Schaff Miley
Thanks you Karen, you can just add them to the memorials. I also am a volunteer for findagrave, I have to fulfill 9 request this afternoon as well. Linda
Added by Linda Reed on Apr 28, 2015 7:12 AM
Linda Reed
Orpha Schaff Miley
Thank you so much for taking the picture, I have added Harry M Miley (her husband to findagrave the ID # is 145685343 if you want to add the picture also to him. I also put Frank S Miley on findagrave #145685007 (he was H M Mileys younger brother who died young. If you would be so kind to also add your wonderful picture to him as well. Thank you for you time. Many thanks
Added by Linda Reed on Apr 27, 2015 5:51 PM
J. Egolf
RE: Spahr's
Thank you. Some of them seem to be related to my Spahr family. I'll let you know if I have anything to add or if I want them transferred to me.
Added by J. Egolf on Apr 26, 2015 9:19 PM
Linda Reed
RE: Orpha Miley
Thank you so much for volunteering to take this, that would be wonderful. Thank you
Added by Linda Reed on Apr 22, 2015 3:53 PM
Dennis Brandt
RE: William C Eyer # 124649280
Great. I have a lot of requests for Cedar Grove that have been languishing for quite some time.
Added by Dennis Brandt on Apr 22, 2015 12:58 PM
Dennis Brandt
RE: William C Eyer # 124649280
Then that was where I heard it was unmarked. Thanks again!
Added by Dennis Brandt on Apr 22, 2015 11:32 AM
Dennis Brandt
William Eyer photo
Thank you! Especially since my information was that his grave was unmarked. Looks like my information was wrong.
Added by Dennis Brandt on Apr 22, 2015 11:31 AM
J. Egolf
RE: James Spahr
Hi Karen,

He was baptized James Black Spahr but I changed the memorial when I found his death certificate. Perhaps the d/c is incorrect because the names of his parents are correct.

Thank you so much for photographing his stone in Cedar Grove. I truly appreciate it.

Added by J. Egolf on Apr 18, 2015 10:28 AM
wanda nitterhouse
Emma Croft

I just checked Emmas's death certif. She is not at Cedar Grove. She is at Norland. I apologize for my error! I hope you did not go to a lot of trouble to look for a photo of her grave.

I corrected the cemetery on her memorial.

Added by wanda nitterhouse on Apr 16, 2015 3:38 PM
wanda nitterhouse
RE: David Croft 30240653
Thank you, Karen. It is possible that Emma is with her first spouse, but I don't know when he died... or there is just no marker for her. I will see if her name shows up on the Houpt Index.

Added by wanda nitterhouse on Apr 16, 2015 3:26 PM
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