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David Parsons (#47361764)
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Bio Photo If you have corrections or additions, I am happy to put them in but please, use the edit, correction suggestion to do corrections or transfer requests. I am also happy to transfer management to a responsible relative.

I became interested in genealogy in 1993 after my grandmother passed away. I have collected over 40,000 names 4500 obituaries, and 1500 death certificates for descendants of 1880 Lawrence County, Ohio.

In 2010 I found findagrave and found it to be a excellent site for remembering our ancestors.
I have done considerable work on City Cemetery, Brownsville, Texas, (adding 20,000+ names, in addition to several 1000 more by other volunteers - 25,000+ total), I also have done several smaller cemeteries in Brownsville and Lawrence Co, Ohio.

I am also working to index Brownsville Death Certificates from 1950 to 1976 (images available on familysearch.org up to 1976) and the Brownsville Herald Newspaper obits from 1977 to 2013. Currently have scanned images of 1977 to 2013, with index complete from 1977 to 2001. If you need a Brownsville obit in this time frame, send me a note with the name and death date.
After the index in complete, I expect to find several 1000 more names that have no headstone to add.

Just found a great webpage, adblock.com. It is shareware, you don't have to pay but it is worth $15-30 to block almost every ad. Stops the ads on findagrave, well worth something to stop them, but also stops adchoices garbage.

Do not post photo requests for City Cemetery. All readable headstones have been posted.

Photo requests for Buena Vista and Rose Lawn in Brownsville requires contacting the cemetery by a family member to obtain plot location information. They will not give the info to a non family member, who knows why, its just "policy".

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Bob
Bubba Collins
David
Thank you very much for Bubba's headstone photos.
The photos you took are excellent and are greatly appreciated.
Bob
Added by Bob on Nov 28, 2016 11:38 PM
Carl
Hugh Forgey
I would say United States for sure and probably Ohio. I will have to check it out. Thanks for catching it. :)
Added by Carl on Oct 24, 2016 6:13 PM
Sherry Matthews
Nancy (Ramey) Webb Obit
Thank you for the information (Obit) for Nancy Webb (Memorial# 64509093). I appreciate it very much

Sherry
Added by Sherry Matthews on Oct 17, 2016 5:24 PM
Blind Spotlight
RE: Addition
I understand. Thank you.
Added by Blind Spotlight on Aug 27, 2016 1:51 AM
Blind Spotlight
RE: Addition
Thank you for your quick response and suggestions. I would be happy to take over Hartwell and Belle's memorials and provide more information. Otherwise Dr. Stilwell's memorial number is 168910908. I'm still looking for his actual burial place in South Carolina. He was a very interesting graduate of the Texas Blind School where I work.
Added by Blind Spotlight on Aug 25, 2016 5:15 PM
Blind Spotlight
Addition
Can I add Dr. Robert S. Stilwell to his parents Hartwell and Belle Stilwell?
Added by Blind Spotlight on Aug 25, 2016 12:25 AM
Virginia Duran
Fernando Medrano
Memorial# 120930385

His name is spelled wrong in the content:
It is MEDRANO can you please correct it. If any other information on him would be great

thank You Virginia Duran His grand daughter
Added by Virginia Duran on Jul 28, 2016 2:23 PM
Irma Cortez
Martina Gonzalez
Hello, I have submitted (2) edits for my great grandmother, Martina Gonzalez. Also, I have uploaded (2) photos confirming the years of her birth and her death. Please contact me if you have any questions. Thank you.
Added by Irma Cortez on May 28, 2016 4:18 AM
P. Aldrete
Find A Grave Memorial# 62804894
Hi David!

What do you make of these two broken stones reassembled together? They died 110 years apart?
Might you have another photo of gravestones nearby to try to make sense of this?
Added by P. Aldrete on May 25, 2016 8:20 PM
Harv
Frederick A.H. Sanborn
Thank you David for the added info and obit...Harv
Added by Harv on May 08, 2016 8:17 AM
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