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Spidersart (#47058709)
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Bio Photo After my mother passed in May of 2008, and we were sorting out the things she had left behind, I and my siblings had a hard time trying to place names to a lot of the thousands of photos she had. Many very old and deteriorating, I felt responsible to try and preserve as much of the family history and memories as I could, and to be able to share with my living relations and generations to come. I started a family tree on Ancestry.com
and online photo albums on Photobucket.com - http://photobucket.com/Spidersart. I was hooked, and started visiting the graves ancestors when I could find the locations, that brought me here...

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I have a dear friend, who's name is Pebbles. Just like the Flintstones baby. She was born a preemie and was not expected to live. Her mother named her Pebbles because, it was so important to her that her dear baby be remembered. She thought that with a name like Pebbles on the grave marker, everyone who passed, would pause, and hopefully say a little prayer, for her little one. Whenever I see graves of children and babies, I say a prayer for the little ones and for the parents who loved them.
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Patricia Hampton
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Thank you so very mcuh for transferring Constance Barnes!! She is now attached to her parents and my Linde line. Much appreciated!! Pat
Added by Patricia Hampton on May 03, 2011 1:08 PM
The Angel Hunter
RE: Ptld Mausoleum
I asked a few people to call ahead of time and get their ancestors vault locations, so i could go in and not draw attention to myself and take the pictures on the sly. But they wouldn't give vault locations over the phone. I did talk with another photographer who got permission to take a couple photos and took some more on the sly. i hear memorial weekend is good as there are more people there and easier to melt in the crowd. For me, it is too long of a drive to only get 1 or 2 photos. I would stick with it, if I were you, they may give you permission to take a couple photos anyway. I think they are mostly discouraging people like me (hehe) who go in and photograph whole floors at a time. That's what I do at Lincoln Memorial's Mausoleum.
Kimberly
Added by The Angel Hunter on Apr 10, 2009 8:56 PM
The Angel Hunter
Ptld Mausoleum
Have you had any sucess obtaining any photos at Portland Mausoleum? I was turned away because they don't allow photography. Maybe there is a secret I wasn't aware of.

Good luck with your research...

Kimberly
Added by The Angel Hunter on Apr 10, 2009 10:18 AM
Carole Smythe
Gravemarker for Clark A. Brown
Thank you so much for sending the picture of the gravemarker for Clark A. Brown, his wife and son. I really appreciate it.

Carole Smythe
Added by Carole Smythe on Apr 06, 2009 12:17 PM
 

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