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Greg Raike (#47016957)
 member for 7 years, 5 months, 14 days
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Bio Photo Hello everyone.

I came across this website and decided it was a nice way to honor forever those loved ones who have crossed my path of life at some time whether family, friends, co-workers or their families. I have also included quite a bit of information on my family (Rake/Raike & McCane) as it becomes available for genealogy purposes.

If by adding any of your loved ones I have overstepped my bounds or upset you that is not my intent. If you do not like what I have done please let me know and I can delete the information.

Please use the edit button for sending any requests for corrections or transfer.

If you have other loved ones you would like for me to add just send me their information and I will be happy to do so for you.

Take care....

The comment below isn't mine but I saw how true it was within a short time of being on Find A Grave. I copied this to share from another member's site:

I think it is really a shame what findagrave has evolved into. What started as a noble way to link people with graves of loved ones they could never hope to see, and with the generations that had preceded them, has turned into a game for some.

Memorials have turned into a kind of "trading card", a competition of who can own the most memorials and post the highest numbers. What has been forgotten by many is that these are people, loved in life and death, not a commodity to be traded or owned.

My apologies to those that have pure motives. I hope there are more of us than there are of them.


You may use any of my photos for your own personal use or for posting to your tree on without my expressed consent. You are not permitted to use my photos for commercial usage. If you do use my photos, I appreciate a note crediting me with the photo if you can. If not, no big deal. The whole purpose of posting photos is to breathe life back to the deceased.

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Joan Ruble Butler
Thank you so much for transferring her memorial to me!
Added by CaptBrent on Oct 26, 2015 1:25 PM
David McCane
Nancy McCane
Cousin, this is Dave McCane from Kentucky.
Samuel and Nancy Heavrin are not Nancy's parents.
Back when I was a teenager(and reconfirmed later), I spent weeks researching in Bracken Co. Sadly, I found that their daughter was Margaret and she married Alfred Fields. They also had a son named Thomas.
Her father, I believe, was the first McCane from our line in Kentucky, Willam (Joseph)who was married to a Mary. I have Nancy being born about 1802 in Kentucky.
Added by David McCane on Sep 23, 2015 6:08 PM
Dave Avant
impersonal contributors
I've started using a name for those that use Find a Grave as a competition of some sort. They're ghouls. It's good to document internments, but for Pete's sake, let the departed's bodies cool first!
Added by Dave Avant on Sep 22, 2015 9:23 PM
Kathy Phelan
PFC Michael Lynn Scisney
I put in a request for a picture of Michael's stone. I have been informed that he is not buried there. Can you help clear this up?

Kathy Phelan
Added by Kathy Phelan on Aug 27, 2015 5:05 PM
RE: Ethel (Raike) Hill
Hi Greg,

I know.... it is so hard to read some of these obituaries.

I know that I am very grateful for any information about my family, even when it is uneasy to read. So few of us have information surrounding the circumstances of the deaths of our ancestors. Even when it is sad/bad news, it is good in the sense that it helps bring some closure and understanding.

Thank you for posting it and thank you for all you do on Find A Grave to help preserve history and connect families.

Added by AZEXPLORER on Aug 26, 2015 2:59 PM
chrissie ybanez
columbia cemetery
If you want to transfer Bob & Emily Waggener's headstone to the older memorial that would be fine. I no longer have the photos. Let me know when the transfer is complete and I will delete my memorials.
Added by chrissie ybanez on Aug 19, 2015 3:04 AM
Lois Revenaugh
Dailey Thurston #51510869
I found his wife in Carthage Cemetery on Find A Grave. Her memorial # is 30292020. I did do a photo request for her headstone. Maybe they are buried together. Do you happen to live in the area and can look for it?
Added by Lois Revenaugh on Aug 17, 2015 10:14 AM
Jim Roach
Violet Raike

According to my Aunt Donnie (Donna Raike/Mulford Roach), Violet was cremated and her ashes were buried with their mother in the Mound Hill Cemetery in Gallipolis, Ohio. Just thought you'd like to know. Appreciate your work.

Jim Roach
Added by Jim Roach on Aug 11, 2015 8:35 PM
Sandra Taylor
Clifford Taylor
Thank you for the transfer of my brother-in-law's memorial. We had a wonderful memorial service today to remember his life.

Sandra Taylor
Added by Sandra Taylor on Aug 06, 2015 6:24 PM
mike morrow
richard daran raike
donna & violet raike were Richard raikes cousins. there mother was eathel hill who was
douglas raike's sister.
Richard was my cousin. my mother (mae raike} was
doug's sister also.

mike morrow
Added by mike morrow on Jul 27, 2015 5:40 PM
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