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Mark and Kay (#46832542)
 member for 9 years, 3 months, 11 days
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Bio Photo **Do to sickness in our family and the hours we work we are not on find a grave every day. Please be patient and we will get to corrections and requests as soon as we can. Thank you for your understanding.**

**Transfer request. Please do not request transfers with a public message on our profile. Please use the edit button on each memorial to request a transfer and please be sure to include how you are related to the person. We will make transfers as set forth in the find a grave rules for transfers. **

In 2006 Mark found the Find A Grave web site when he was searching for some Civil War history in our area. We love helping people find their loved ones and try to add as much information as we can find. We have went searching in the rain, snow, heat, and wind (we like it the least).

After many hours of research we determined that the only way to get good quality, readable photos that would verify the information people wanted and not harm the stones in any way was to use plan water and a very soft brush or to do rubbings of the stones. We have now started retaking some of our first photos that we do not feel were as good as they could be when we get to those cemeteries. We find it very disturbing when we see other volunteers that have put powder, shaving cream and chalk on the older stones and they are deteriorating as it has a chemical reaction with the acid in our rain.

We have met many people we will cherish forever, saw places we would have never seen and experienced adventures we will never forget. We hope to continue for many years and have many more adventures. This past year has been different since I started back to work after being off for 2 years. The summer was so hot and Mark fights skin cancer so we have not gotten to take as many photos as we would like. I've been adding memorials for people in Christian County as that is my home and I have many records for them.

If a family member of any memorial that we have entered would like to take over the ownership of that memorial page please contact us and we discuss transfer of ownership. Do to several requests from people that are not actually related and collecting "surnames" if you are not within 5 generations we may not transfer. We will add "documented" information only to a memorial. Just because you say they need to be linked is not documentation. Please provide obit, death or birth certificates when requesting information be added. If we have entered any information that is incorrect please contact us for a correction. We are here to help people and keep the information as accurate as possible.
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Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
Mary Blanche Speaker Davis
Thank you for making the edits.
Sarah
Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Jun 18, 2015 10:44 AM
Stacey Albert
Salvatore Trapani, Nassau NY Dec 1967
Hello,

Would you know of a grave in Nassau County, NY for Salvatore Trapani (born in Sicily 1894, immigrated via NY in 1916), death date expected December 1967?

Thank you for your contributions,
Stacey
Added by Stacey Albert on Jun 18, 2015 3:03 AM
Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
Alene Mildred Grigsby Letterman, William Porter Letterman, and Jackson Isaac Letterman
Thank you for making the edits.
Sarah
Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Jun 16, 2015 9:01 AM
Judy Young
Maple Park Photos
Thank you so much for fulfilling the photo requests. I really do appreciate it. They looked great.
Added by Judy Young on May 13, 2015 10:53 PM
Penny Zeigler
Florence Emma Dodson
Thank you for take Florence photo! It nice to see my 2nd great grandmother stone!
Added by Penny Zeigler on Apr 24, 2015 2:23 AM
Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
Vesta A. Gryder Hicks-Wilson and Cindy Sue Gryder Davis
Thank you for making the edits.
Sarah
Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Apr 21, 2015 8:28 AM
Laura (Young) Hunter
Van Duesen
Once you give a grave to someone else to maintain and they pass away is it possible to give it to someone else to maintain???
Added by Laura (Young) Hunter on Apr 16, 2015 10:17 AM
Mary D
Harland Sylvester McPherson
Would it be alright with you if I used the photo of Harland's stone in my family tree, which would include ancestry.com

Thanks for your consideration.
Added by Mary D on Apr 15, 2015 9:44 PM
Christa Ryals
40483742
Are you a relative of this person? If not would you consider transferring it to me?
Added by Christa Ryals on Apr 02, 2015 2:23 PM
Mike Jones
Jane Logan Bryant Photo
Thank you for the photo of Jane Logan Bryant in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Marionville, Lawrence County, MO. I'm writing a book on the Logan family and would like your permission to use the photo in the book.

Thank you for your volunteer work and for considering this request.

Best,

Mike
Added by Mike Jones on Mar 22, 2015 9:21 AM
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