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Becky Crout (#47502956)
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I was born and raised in Iowa, but have called CA home for over 25 years.
I am new to family history research, but I am hooked!
I recently made some connections on Find A Grave and am quickly learning what a great tool it is in searching through family history.
I also discovered I have a passion for indexing (and photographing) local cemeteries. If we all do our part, the information each of us needs will be right at our fingertips.
Thank you to those responsible for this fabulous website. What an incredible tool and service you provide!

Dear Ancestor

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
on polished, marbled stone
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn
You did not know that I'd exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
in flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
one hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
and come to visit you.
-Author Unknown
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Kacie Marks
Marks Grave
Thank you for photographing and uploading the grave of my great great grandfather, Benjamin J. Marks. It was my first time seeing it. Emotional. Thank you.
Added by Kacie Marks on Sep 19, 2014 10:02 AM
Dick H.
Carrie Zufall
Becky - Thanks for catching my error. Cemetery correction has been made.

Dick H.
Added by Dick H. on Sep 15, 2014 10:40 PM
Gerald & Martha M. Thompson
James E. Graves
Becky, Thank you for the transfer of James E. Graves. We have added a family chart.
Gerald and Martha
Added by Gerald & Martha M. Thom... on Sep 15, 2014 7:18 PM
Lou Ann Hawkins Frogge
Elsie Chalfant Santee Ritenour
I entered her in 2007 under her first husband's name in the right cemetery name wrong city. I see you entered her in 2013. I will leave the first one up if you care to use any of the info. I will delete Monday.
Added by Lou Ann Hawkins Frogge on Sep 14, 2014 8:04 AM
Joyce Oldham Muirhead
CATHERINE SCHRADER
Thank you so much for transferring my half-sisters memorial. I have added information and deleted the duplicate.
Added by Joyce Oldham Muirhead on Sep 10, 2014 3:24 PM
Grasser
RE: Union Cemetery, Union Iowa
Yes I have
Added by Grasser on Aug 31, 2014 4:34 PM
Barbara Mecklenburg
Find A Grave Memorial# 84388401
Mary Jane Smith was not buried at this cemetery. She was buried at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in San Jose according to the cemetery records and her obituary. She is buried with her husband, Daniel M. Smith. Her Find A Grave Memorial# is 113878847.
Even though William Walter Smith is her son, she is not buried with him. Please take this memorial down.
Thank you.
Barbara Mecklenburg
#48413691)
Added by Barbara Mecklenburg on Aug 28, 2014 4:01 PM
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My Aunt Mary, Uncle Johnny & cousin Jan Zimmer
Thank you Becky for your kind and helpful assistance in photographing the markers and adding them to the memorials of my Aunt Mary (Guina) Zimmer, her husband, Uncle Johnny Zimmer and their youngest son, Jan Zimmer.
God bless,
Pam
Added by 1web1 on Aug 22, 2014 8:45 PM
PhotographicMemory
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Thank you so much for your assistance with this cemetery!
Added by PhotographicMemory on Aug 11, 2014 1:52 AM
J. G. in NC
RE: McClure
The transfer of Clarence and Jane would be nice. The only other one I currently know of and which you control would be David Kenneth. Should I add a transfer request to his memorial?

Thanks for the offer.
Added by J. G. in NC on Jul 11, 2014 6:54 AM
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