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Leila (#46987836)
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I have been working on genealogy for over 30 years. My husband and I have always been fascinated with cemeteries. We live in an old mining town and was always told that our cemetery had many more people buried there than what the headstones (4) show. I have worked for two years trying to find all the names of all the people buried there. So far I have found 14 burials by searching old newspapers and death certificates. I enjoyed helping a friend with putting together a cemetery book with photos for several local libraries besides the genealogy library.

All memorials I put on Find A Grave I check to see if they are listed. Sometimes I put them on with correct spelling and later find that someone has them on with wrong spelling and then they change the spelling to make it look like I was wrong to put a memorial on. I think it is wrong that people put a name in Find A Grave with no cemetery and then later put it in and someone had already checked the cemetery and the name wasn't there. Yet the name only was put on first.

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Reidar Sumstad
Marvin Blank and Fred and Sarah Wilkins
Thank you for creating these 3 memorials and for the updates, I really appreciate it!
Added by Reidar Sumstad on Sep 10, 2014 5:50 PM
RE: Lillian Cunningham
Thank you very much for permission to use this excellent photo.
Her husband Robert, married two women both named Lillian S. This headstone proves the death date of his first wife. An enormous help.
Thank you
Added by RememberThem on Aug 23, 2014 11:27 PM
Lillian Cunningham
Really grateful to see this headstone.
May I have permission to add the image to FamilySearch.

Thank you very much for the help.

Added by RememberThem on Aug 21, 2014 6:53 PM
Evelyn Chambers Morrison
Hi Lelia
My name is Evelyn (Chambers) Morrison, I looked up my GGGrandfather,Jefferson Davis Chambers,and it said that he had 2,wifes, Swaggo,but he married a women named
Victoria (Johnson) chambers,she was my Grandma.
I just wanted to let you know,
I am not sure of the Dates tho

Thank you,Evelyn
Added by Evelyn Chambers Morriso... on May 30, 2014 10:39 AM
MaryLou Fagerstedt duplicate
Hi Leila -- My message regarding your duplicate entry in Dry Creek Cemetery for Mrs. Fagerstedt, sent through the "edit" feature in April, was evidently not received by you, so thought I could reach you this way.

Thank you much in advance for removing the duplicate. However, do let me know if she is a close relative and I will remove mine.

Added by Barb on May 23, 2014 6:06 PM
Kendel Culbertson
Andrew Wilson Cemetery
I see where you have posted several individuals in the Andrew Wilson Cemetery, located in Wolfe Co., KY. I have been trying to locate this cemetery. Do you have directions or Lat/Long that you could send me.


Kendel Culbertson
Added by Kendel Culbertson on May 18, 2014 1:15 PM
Dennis Rice
Charles E Rice #61604476
Leila, I noticed your photo for Charles Everett Rice on and would like your permission to place it on a Charles Rice 1789-1862 Scott County Virginia family tree. Dennis
Added by Dennis Rice on Mar 30, 2014 10:44 AM
Samuel Anson Curry
Thank you very much for the transfer. Les
Added by Les on Mar 19, 2014 5:00 PM
Roger Crouch
You created a memorial for a ggaunt of mine. See subject
If interested you might create a link to her fathers memorial that I created. 125909397. Thanks.
Added by Roger Crouch on Mar 05, 2014 12:59 PM
RE: Samuel Sample
You responded very fast. Hope your trip in Washington was a good one. I was in Kennewick, WA last June for some high school graduations of grand nephew & grand niece.
Added by Les on Dec 12, 2013 3:48 PM
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