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Michael (#47019133)
 member for 5 years, 10 months, 2 days
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Bio Photo I started walking cemeteries in early 2012, though I have had a find-a-grave account for quite a while. Never considered it might get to be such a gripping hobby.

I take photos. What else can I say...walk, stop, snap a pic...keep walking. Pretty much wraps up what I do. I never planned on creating and managing memorials. I printed lists of ones others had made that needed photos. Filling an empty memorial with an image was just the start. Finally I just started taking a picture of every last stone I could find ('mowing the rows' is what they call it) and then make sure each and every name is memorialized on this website.

I will gladly transfer anyone that is not related to me (that is about 99% of them)...just let me know how YOU are related. It also means I send a lot of notes if the info on a page is in err...or if there is another name on a stone that the manager may want to add as well.

Cemeteries Worked :

::Hamilton County, IA::

Bethany - Completed
Blairsburg - Completed
Calvary - Completed
Cass - Completed
Evergreen, Jewell - In Process
First Presbyterian, Kamrar - Completed
Graceland - In Process
::Completed Sections in Graceland ::
::::Section 7
::::Section 8
::::Section 9
::::Section 10
::::Section 18
::::Section 20
::::Section 21
::::Section 22
::::Section 23
::::Section 25
::::Section 26
::::Section 27
::::Section 29
::::Section 32A
Homewood - Completed
Liberty - Completed
Rose Grove - Completed
Saratoga - Completed
St Mary's - Completed
Williams - Completed

::Hardin County, IA::

Alden - In Process
::Completed Sections in Alden ::
::::Section 1
::::Section 2 - In Process
::::Section 3 - Photographed, not entered yet
::::Section 4 - Photographed, not entered yet
Buckeye - Complete

:: Tama County

Crystal Twp Cemetery - Partial

::Webster County, IA::

Blanchard - Complete
Washington Twp Cemetery, Duncombe - In Process

::Wright County, IA::

French Church - Complete
Rose Hill - In Process

::Lynden, WA::

Monumenta - Partial
Lynden Cemetery - Partial
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Virginia Bright
Grace Belle McCoullough Fausch
Grace was married to my Grandfather Johannes (John) Edward Fausch. He is buried at Story Memorial Cemetery with his first wife. Thank you for your service. You can transfer this to me if you want.
Virginia (Fausch) Bright.
Added by Virginia Bright on Apr 13, 2014 12:49 PM
Kelly Marie Huper
Dahl graves
Thank you so much for the transfer of the graves to me! I really appreciate it.
Added by Kelly Marie Huper on Apr 12, 2014 11:00 AM
Linda Linn
Thanks for the transfer
Thanks for transferring Mr. Wheeler. I found a really neat picture of him in his Civil War uniform.
Added by Linda Linn on Apr 07, 2014 8:02 PM
Memorial 6360619
Thank you for the photo. Best wishes to you I your work here at Find-a-Grave.
Added by RoseOfThePlains on Apr 02, 2014 2:27 AM
Betty Bush Ross
Mabel and Jack Klein memorials
Thanks for making the memorials for Mabelle Rose Heifner (#126906631) and Jack Heifner Klein (#126906221). I would like the memorials transferred to me. My member number is #46976511. Mabelle's mother, Mary (Bush) Heifner is my my great-grandfathers sister. I have a death record for Jack Heifner Klein, and his parents are Oscar and Mabel (Heifner) Klein. You have it right.

Thank you for taking the pictures. I doubt I ever get to Iowa to do any research myself.
Betty (Bush) Ross
Added by Betty Bush Ross on Mar 28, 2014 6:17 AM
Theresa Caudillo
David Samuel Darnell
Hi, I am so glad to find this photo! I have been looking for almost two years. However Davids middle name is not Samuel its Scott. Could you please correct that in your memorial. Thank you so much again for the photo.
Added by Theresa Caudillo on Mar 22, 2014 7:45 PM
S.E. Mason
Lula Kessler

Thank you for taking care of my request for Lula Kessler. A second-cousin, I somehow missed her on a trip to walk the Alden Cemetery last spring. I have quite a number of relatives there and am glad that you are slowly getting every grave photographed.

Added by S.E. Mason on Mar 17, 2014 6:10 PM
Richard Bohn
Michael, thanks for the heads up. Richard.
Added by Richard Bohn on Mar 15, 2014 5:40 PM
Charlotte Runge
The cemetery is in Iowa, not Ohio
Added by GunnaFindThem on Mar 12, 2014 7:07 AM
Charlotte Runge
You have added a photo for Charlotte Runge in Buckeye Cemetery in OH. I have added her husband to the cemetery. Could you please add the same photo to his memorial? Thank you
Added by GunnaFindThem on Mar 12, 2014 7:05 AM
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