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Ron Rader (#46566382)
 member for 14 years, 5 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo You have my permission to use any photos that I have taken, for any purpose. Such as using on a family tree or publishing in a book. You do not have to give me credit for the photo.

Please do not use my photos to post on a duplicate memorial on FindaGrave.

If there are any photos I have taken that you would like a larger sized image--just let me know. I can e-mail the larger sized image to you.
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If you are one of those people who like to post 'Virtual Flowers' to memorials, feel free to do some of these. Post Some Flowers
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Recent Activities

July 4th - New York Cemetery

I dug up two more stones today. Had to quit after two hours. The heat and humidity was oppressive. When my clothes became soaked with sweat, I called it quits for the day.

I dug up:

Unknown Crall

Albert Eddy

After digging up the Unknown Crall stone, I found it was beyond recovery. There is no way it will ever be readable again. I will upload photo later.
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Not So Current Activities

June 30th

Dug up 1 more stone at the New York Cemetery.

Albert Shenkel

June 26th

Dug up 2 more stones at the New York Cemetery.

Parris McGuire

M.A. Adwell

June 18th

Dug up 3 more stones at the New York Cemetery.

Harriet Oakes

Rosanna Shell

Infant Wands
Mary Wands
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Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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Kathy Crownover
Dodrill photos
Hi Ron, thank you so much for uploading the photos to the Dodrill memorials. They were the mother and sister to Florence Dodrill Atkinson, my aunt by marriage to my uncle Melvin Atkinson. I live in Oklahoma and will never be in Iowa again to take the photos myself so I really appreciate it! Thanks, Kathy Crownover
Added by Kathy Crownover on Jul 20, 2017 1:32 AM
MrsB
I put out some photo requests for Rose Hill
These would be the Gragorsons--hope you are the person to claim them!
Added by MrsB on Jul 18, 2017 7:02 PM
LBurt102106
William Tuck Richmond
Thank you for taking and posting the picture - it is much appreciated.
Added by LBurt102106 on Jul 18, 2017 4:41 PM
Linda Linn
RE: Samuel McCloud
Thanks, Ron. It looks like he was born in MO about 1841, but I haven't found a death date or place for him. The military headstone was not ordered until 1936 and there is no date of death. That always makes me wonder if the person is really there, but I didn't find him anywhere else.
Added by Linda Linn on Jul 17, 2017 11:51 AM
MrsB
Thank you so much for the transfer of Doyne Willard.
I also rearranged the bio just a little, so that it went birth/life/death. I did write separately to the person that had the family message on her site, privately wondering if the e-mail was even good anymore--back in the day, I think it must have been hard to get in touch with relatives, but today there are ways through some of the family links on Ancestry. That was a beautiful photo you took. In her funeral leaflet was the poem, "The Master's Bouquet"--I didn't transcribe it, but I think Doyle did like flowers.
Added by MrsB on Jul 16, 2017 8:21 PM
Linda Linn
RE: John W. Taylor
Thanks for the heads up on Mr. Ogden. I have added him to my list and he will be added to the SUVCW also. Thanks for filling the photo requests, too!
Added by Linda Linn on Jul 16, 2017 6:39 PM
mcphail
Frank Torrey
Thanks for taking the time to locate and photograph this marker. I really appreciate it.1
Added by mcphail on Jul 12, 2017 2:43 PM
Thomas Hartshorn
Thank you
Thank you for the pic of Nettie Olive Smith's headstone. Your time and effort are greatly appreciated.
Added by Thomas Hartshorn on Jul 10, 2017 6:43 PM
Wendy Fenn
Tingle memorials Pleasant Hill
Thanks for the transfers
Added by Wendy Fenn on Jul 10, 2017 2:45 PM
Nancy Coffey
James B Gregory
Thank you.
Added by Nancy Coffey on Jul 07, 2017 11:15 PM
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