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PaPa G (#48233254)
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Bio Photo I have been walking cemeteries for years and they always invoked many thoughts about the persons there. These are not just memorials with the letters and dates slowly fading but represent a person. Each one, whether living 1 day or 100 years has affected the lives of other people and changed them in some way. Ever watched a parent and child or a group of people - as time progresses they begin to act like each other. So in that way the people these memorials represent live on.

Please let me know if I can correct anything. If for some reason something I have posted is bothersome to you do not hesitate to contact me and we can work it out.

My goal is to completely photograph all stones in the surrounding cemeteries. Then add them as needed to the memorials here at Find A Grave. I have completed a few so far and working on a couple others. I do not create memorials or post pictures if a person could be living unless requested.
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Koreen Miller
RE: Sarah Hawkins
Thank you for your diligence. It is appreciated.
Added by Koreen Miller on Jun 13, 2015 1:10 PM
dd
The Northrup grave enclosure
Thank you so much for checking out this site, and bringing your camera. There was a child Francis/Frances, but not being sure, I am not making a memorial, and this will leave Celia in limbo for awhile also. A good thing about findagrave seems to be the photographic record that it encourages. Stone wears away or breaks.
I would like to add a note that the third fallen grave marker was for Francis.

Dorothy Dreher
Added by dd on May 07, 2015 6:42 AM
dd
Findagrave 67624153
I found the beautiful pictures you took of the Thomas Northrup gravestone. Because of these pictures, I added his military service. (Thomas is the father of my great-grandmother's stepmother.)

Thanks so much,
Dorothy Dreher
Added by dd on May 05, 2015 7:50 PM
Meg Landseadel Staton
Watson Rundell
Thank you so much for your help in photographing this headstone. I have an additional question I hope you can answer. Someone had posted something about their being the words "Son (or "Beloved Son") of Daniel and Rhoda Rundell". I don't see that on the headstone. Did you notice anything like that? I was hoping to trace his line back another generation when I asked for the photo.

Thank you again,

Meg
meg.staton@comcast.net
Added by Meg Landseadel Staton on May 03, 2015 8:06 PM
Jason Swafford
RE: Virginia Day Vellekoop
Hi,

Virginia (Day) Ely Vellekoop is buried with her first husband, Robert W Ely, as Virginia D Ely.

Thanks for your hard work.
Jason Swafford
Added by Jason Swafford on Jan 28, 2015 9:01 AM
Gus Marsh
Isaac Marsh
Thanks for the stone of Isaac Marsh 1774-1825
Added by Gus Marsh on Jan 15, 2015 1:03 PM
Laura Majors
Nellie Bess
Hello,
Do you know if there is anything written on the back of her stone?
Thanks,
Laura Majors
Added by Laura Majors on Jan 09, 2015 5:56 PM
Jim Kimble
Thanks
Thanks for the Martha Perkins tombstone picture
Added by Jim Kimble on Nov 22, 2014 3:38 PM
zarquon419
thank
Thank you for your photos of my fourth great-grandparents James & Betsey R Baker in Transit Cemetery, Bethany Center NY...it was a treat to find them here.
Added by zarquon419 on Nov 16, 2014 9:24 AM
Bob Palone
Charles Hannah Green
Hello:
Thank you so much for putting the photos of my Great Grandparents Grave.

Sincerely:

Bob
Added by Bob Palone on Nov 16, 2014 6:07 AM
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