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k.j.ball (#46995535)
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Bio Photo What I find sad is lost graves; my great grand uncle Anthony J. Mathews grave location in the Hayden, Colorado cemetery was lost because of a fire. He had no grave marker.

Most of my entries in the Oak Creek Cemetery in Oak Creek Colorado have been because my last living aunt could not remember where my step great grandfather is buried. This fact started me on a quest to help improve the Oak Creek cemetery listing. I have added more than 1300 records to the Oak Creek cemetery. I corrected information from the list in the cemetery as I have found errors, from my photos of the markers in the cemetery.

Individuals and family members should be remembered. Our past is the glue that holds for a brighter future.

I also believe that family links are important, if you know family members please send me the links.

Transfers ask! generally I transfer memorials as long as you do not delete or fail to maintain the memorial that makes me sad.

Please do not create duplicate memorial just because you want to "own" the memorial. I will gladly remove any memorial that I accidentally duplicate following Find A Grave policy maintaining first creator rights.

If you find any mistakes, want additional information or bio added PLEASE MAKE ALL SUGGESTIONS AND REQUESTS USING THE EDIT BUTTON and use one of the suggest a correction links and I will then approve, revise or add the information as soon as I can.

Photos: people should ask to use; the photo taker has the copyright to the photo, you should not post them anywhere else without written permission. Sadly copyright and Find A Grave policy is greatly ignored, my photos have ended up everywhere.

A poem: The Recording of a Cemetery by Thelma Greene Reagan

Many thanks to Topeka Tom (#47257078), Peggy Bargen Duey (#46873059) for making Find A Grave a better place. Peggy has infinitely expanded my family tree with her Memorials. Topeka Tom gave me back hope when I was about to surrender to the nut cases that do not read Find A Grave policy and those who are just plain impolite.

Finally please visit the Find A Grave memorial of my first cousin once removed Fryar, Elmer E.
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Rose Bearden
RE: Please check before adding
hi K.J I will be happy to delete my mom Dorothy Bearden and other that did not show up on my page as I typed them in 3 diff. way before adding
thank you Rose Bearden
Added by Rose Bearden on Feb 19, 2015 11:18 PM
Rose Bearden
RE: Please check before adding
K.J I did check and nothing came up but I will delete my mom Dorothy Bearden and the others that I add thank you for they did not come up on my side when I tip them in and 3 diff way
Added by Rose Bearden on Feb 19, 2015 11:15 PM
Glenda Rogers
RE: W. H. Heiskell photo
Please note that I also took pictures of the memorial for an infant son, nameless, of W. H. Heiskell that was located next to his. His tombstone had already been photographed for the Texas USGen Web Tombstone Photo Project, but I was unable to use that one since I did not take it. Here are links:

Glad you appreciate the photos.
Added by Glenda Rogers on Sep 13, 2014 4:44 PM
Thanks for Jacob Kier burial info
Thank you very much for sending the burial info for Jacob Kier.
Added by Timothy on Aug 31, 2014 6:03 PM
findagrave: Patrick Arnett Reary
Apparently he is linked to his parents and has a link to his granparents also. I can see where there is a grandparent link made. It says grandparent. He is already linked to his parents per findagrave. I could normally take out the grandparent link but there seems to be a findagrave glich and I can't access the link to delete it. No harm done if someone wants to go right to the grandparents and not go through the parents first then they can do so.


Your suggestion:
I am confused on how you have listed his "Grandparents" in the bio or is this
some sort of Find A Grave failure? should really be his parents based on their
Added by Rhonda on Aug 27, 2014 2:45 PM
Melva "Jo" Wright
Ricky Stetson.
Thank you so much for looking for Rickys grave marker. I appreciate what you are doing for all of us Find a Grave. =)
Added by Melva "Jo" Wright on Jul 29, 2014 12:50 PM
Roger D. Davis
RE: Photos of Terry's
Pleased to have helped. Have added several new names and photo's to the Brisack Cemetery and will add more tonight. Sadly several stones are down and unable to lift so I can't get the information on them and some are just plain unreadable.

Added by Roger D. Davis on Jun 30, 2014 4:52 AM
Tommie Brannick
Thank you for posting the wonderful photo of my cousin, Tommie! I appreciate it so very much.

Saralyn McAfee Smith
Added by Saralyn on May 11, 2014 10:39 PM
Kristy Rice
RE: Thank you
Not a problem. Your appreciation is the reason my husband and I are doing this. We enjoy helping others. We have been lucky to have others help us, so now it's our turn. Thank you for your kind words and all you have done on find a grave.
Added by Kristy Rice on Apr 27, 2014 9:37 PM
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Elmer Kaufman
Thank you for contacting me about Bud's memorial. Normally I would have them merged, however you are a family friend, so I deleted mine.
Added by Calmly Searching on Apr 16, 2014 5:51 AM
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