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Karen Smith (#47058202)
 member for 6 years, 11 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo I've been adding older memorials in my area over the winter months and plan to go out, find and photograph them when it warms up. Any information you have to add to any of my memorials would be appreciated. I search the old newspapers for old obits. and also look up the death certificates, as sometimes the obit. does not give specific birthdates, parents, etc...this information is not always correct, but if it is there, I will list it and make a note where that info. came from. If you want me to add information or change anything, please list your source.

I have no problem with transfers if they are not related to me.

Any of my headstone photos may be used anywhere you'd like, I only ask that you give me credit for the photo.


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Patty Doyle Hughes
Theo B Doyle
Thanks so much for the transfer of my great uncle. His father, Isaac B Doyle, my 3rd ggf, is next to him, as well as his mother, Rebecca Brown Doyle, who is my 3rd ggm... and your memorial made is easier to find their thank you so much!!!
Added by Patty Doyle Hughes on Sep 29, 2015 9:21 PM
Chasity Staples
Can you transfer Thomas Sharar?
Added by Chasity Staples on Sep 24, 2015 2:15 PM
John Walter Elser
Thank you Karen for taking the picture of John and Mollie's headstone. I really appreciate it!
Added by Tonna on Sep 18, 2015 10:55 AM
Dennis Brandt
Joseph Saylor photo
Thank you!
Added by Dennis Brandt on Jul 14, 2015 4:59 PM
Martha Thompson
Dog bio photo
I just love the this dog in your bio photo. Very nice. Martha
Added by Martha Thompson on Jul 14, 2015 9:46 AM
Mike Hahn
RE: Middour help
I'll care for them. My number 46770538.

Thank you.
Added by Mike Hahn on Jun 04, 2015 9:24 AM
Mike Hahn
RE: Middour help
Hi Karen,
Sorry I have taken so long in getting back with you. It has taken sometime to check my research. Your information is correct in reference to Joseph Middower. I have started to make the corrections. I'll be sending you link requests before long. I have also noted on my memorials the spelling change of Joseph Middower's last name.

I wanted to be sure, I thanked you for taking the time to bring the question to my attention.

Thanks again,

Hope you can help me out. I was making a memorial for a Middower. I photographed it in Cedar Grove, Chambersburg. I'm not related, but I like to try to add information to my memorials. In researching, I found that the name is likely Middour, not Middower, as is on the monument. The names are Joseph & Frances V. (Beam) Middour/Middower. They both died in 1909. Joseph's death certificate states his parents were Jacob & Barbara Hess Middour. I see you have Joseph as one of Jacob's sons, but his wife is not Frances. I am stumped on this one...especially with the name being spelled Middower on the stone... I want to get it right. Any help is appreciated. Here is the memorial # for Joseph 144729553

Added by Mike Hahn on Jun 01, 2015 6:17 PM
Dennis Brandt
Thomas Reichter photo
Thank you!
Added by Dennis Brandt on May 26, 2015 5:46 AM
Linda Reed
RE: Orpha Schaff Miley
Thanks you Karen, you can just add them to the memorials. I also am a volunteer for findagrave, I have to fulfill 9 request this afternoon as well. Linda
Added by Linda Reed on Apr 28, 2015 7:12 AM
Linda Reed
Orpha Schaff Miley
Thank you so much for taking the picture, I have added Harry M Miley (her husband to findagrave the ID # is 145685343 if you want to add the picture also to him. I also put Frank S Miley on findagrave #145685007 (he was H M Mileys younger brother who died young. If you would be so kind to also add your wonderful picture to him as well. Thank you for you time. Many thanks
Added by Linda Reed on Apr 27, 2015 5:51 PM
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