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Linda Haynes (#47832001)
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Bio Photo I have lived in or near Lafayette, Indiana my whole life. I fell in love with old gravestones when I was in Boston visiting my son, where I photographed interesting stones in every cemetery along the Freedom Trail. Soon after doing so, I began volunteering for Find-A-Grave, taking grave pictures locally.

While taking pictures of gravestones, I often feel the presence of those whose grave sites I'm photographing.

I'm a mom, a gramma, a gardener, an avid reader, and a teacher at Purdue.

The caretaker at one cemetery I photographed gave me an excellent tip: pack dryer sheets when you go out picture-taking. When the bugs & gnats start pestering, rub the sheets on your skin!
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 • 1 Memorial Added
 • 3 Memorials Managed
 • 126 Photos
 • 33 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 1 Virtual Cemetery
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Messages left for Linda Haynes (14)[Leave Message]
LADONNA SANDERS
Thank you!
Thank you for the gravestone photo of Wm. Lonberger. I was able to match him to my Ancestry.com info and found his birth and death dates.

He died in 1869 and it is marvelous that you took the time and made the effort to ensure readable photos, as the military information was the crux of finding his information.

His parents George Washington Lonberger and KathaRina Spangler are my 3rd great grandparents. They homesteaded on Nittany Mountain in Pennsylvania.

Thank you again!
Added by LADONNA SANDERS on May 01, 2014 8:26 AM
Jeannine (Booton) Hall
Eva Metsker
Thank you so much for taking the time to photograph her marker! Your time is greatly appreciated.
Added by Jeannine (Booton) Hall on Jul 25, 2013 8:36 AM
Deborah Wesley
Sarah Wilson
Thank you so very much for taking this photo. My apologies that it has taken so long for me to acknowledge the photo or your very kind message. My genealogy life goes in spurts as "normal" life dictates.
Added by Deborah Wesley on Jul 21, 2013 5:46 AM
Bob
Jack Miller Photos
Thank you so much for the photo of my 1st cousin 1x removed...
Added by Bob on Jul 18, 2013 7:39 PM
WDK
Goldie Fridley
Thank you so much for the wonderful photo of Goldie's headstone!
Best to you,
Dee
Added by WDK on Jul 17, 2013 8:06 PM
Margaret Nolan
Gooden stones
Hi Linda,
Thank you so very much for the photos you took for us! In the back of one photo, there was another large reddish stone that said Gooden with a lady resting on the side of it. Did you by any chance take a photo of that one? Not sure who it would be much clearly must be a relative!

Thank you very much!
Margaret Nolan Gooden
Added by Margaret Nolan on Jul 16, 2013 5:20 PM
willgetbetter@hotmail.com
Sutton Gravestones
Thank you so very much Linda. Your photos help with my research. Now I am hopeful that I get the 2 memorials transferred to my account so that I can add bio information. Have a terrific day.
Added by willgetbetter@hotmail.com on Jul 16, 2013 9:33 AM
familyroots♡
Judy F Pike Tweddell
Thank you for the photo of Judys headstone. It is greatly appreciated.

Take Care,
Fonda
Added by familyroots♡ on Jul 16, 2013 6:28 AM
Carol Ann Neeley Kilgore
Mulhollen Family
Thank you so much for getting photos of the graves of William, James, and Susanna Mulhollen. I appreciate your time and effort so much
Added by Carol Ann Neeley Kilgore on Jul 15, 2013 4:05 PM
Reita Burress
William Lonberger
Thank you so very much for taking the time to take photo of William Lonberger's tombstone. People like you are what makes genealogy so nice.
thanks again
Added by Reita Burress on Jul 10, 2013 2:37 PM
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