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I've been doing genealogy for a long time and enjoy it very much. |
I am thankful for this sight because I've found photos of graves of my family and my husband's family that I might not been able to see.
Thank you for everyone's hard work on this site.
Most of my information comes from obituaries I have collected throughout my research or find online.
I will transfer those who are not family, just ask. I like family to be with family when possible.
I started putting where I found obituaries, so people can search for the complete obituary and information.
To One in Sorrow
Let me come in
where you are weeping friend,
And let me take your hand.
I, who have known a sorrow
such as yours,
Let me come in —
I would be very still beside you
in your grief;
I would not bid you
cease your weeping, friend,
Tears bring relief. Let me come in —
and hold your hand,
For I have known a sorrow
such as yours,
—Grace Noll Crowell
There is hardly anything in the world
that some man cannot make a little worse
and sell a little cheaper,
and the people who consider price
only are this man's lawful prey.
Quote from Findagrave: "The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. THE ULTIMATE GOAL SHOULD BE TO HAVE MEANINGFUL, ACCURATE MEMORIALS THAT HONOR THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY, REGARDLESS OF WHO CREATED THE MEMORIAL OR WHO MAINTAINS IT."
ABOUT READING ILLEGIBLE HEADSTONES- from MOCAVO Genealogy Newsletter
The two best friends you have for reading gravestones are water, and a reflective surface, such as a mirror. I routinely bring a couple of bottles of water in my bag when I visit a cemetery. often the simple act of putting some water on the stone makes some of the etched words easier to read. I’ve even brought out letters and numbers that were completely illegible.
A mirror or other highly reflective surface works well also. This tool is best used on a bright, sunny day. Use the mirror to reflect light across the face of the stone. The shadows it creates may illuminated the illegible inscription. I’ve also used photographer’s reflectors to achieve the same effect. They are flexible and as they are not made of glass, there is no risk or dangerous breakage if you drop them. You can get them inexpensively through photo supply stores or Amazon
~ Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear
What We Keep In Memory Is Ours Forever
Sometimes I leave flowers for those I come across who have no flowers. This doesn't mean I am related - just means everyone should be remembered.
Thanks to all the volunteer photo takers for posting photos I have requested. I am very grateful for them taking their time in getting and posting. I sometimes don't thank them personally, but thank them for getting something I have asked for.
Don't view my emails everyday, to thank them faithfully. But I appreciate their dedication in getting them.
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|Karen Sands ||Photos|
I have some family pictures of a memorial you manage. It would be Kathryn Goode Mitchell and David Mitchell. I am not sure what all pics I have. I got them from a house where she last lived. They might mean something to family and I wish I could find some family who may want them.
|Dan Ryan||RE: Powers Photos|
You are welcome.
Added by Dan Ryan on Dec 27, 2014 8:54 PM
Thanks for connecting Sam to his parents and other family members,
Added by RCQ on Dec 23, 2014 10:08 PM
|Diane & John||RE: Ernest A. Classen #:84457442|
I know nothing more about him.
|Al Haxton||Clem & Freda Haxton|
I see you don't have a Cemetery for them
Clem Find A Grave 99123958
Freda Find A Grave 95384392
I found where they are buried from the funeral home that handled the burials. The cemetery is Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana, IL.
If Clem and Freda are not your family, will you transfer them to me.
My Find A Grave is 47862792
Al Haxton Jr
|Theresa Hernandez -White||Re: Michels|
Thank you Gina for the transfer.
|Robert Morrow||RE: Darrrell Morrow|
Sorry Gina, it must be a different Morrow line--those names don't ring a bell--Robert
|Jon Duncan||Ronald Wayne Eckhardt|
Thank you for this transfer Gina. Be Well.
|Kimberly Brown Triplett||RE: pics|
thank-you Gina,,,, it is #119152972...Edwin R Brown....I have contacted Cynthia, since she was the one that posted the pic, thanks so much for your time and help, kim
|Larry Hagemann||RE: Mervin J. and Wilma Bauer|
Thank you so much for the Bauer information. It is most helpful. You have a great skill with prospecting for information!
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