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Max Brown (#46830417)
 member for 11 years, 6 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo I discovered a few years ago while I was working on my family tree. I am fascinated by history and family ties, so I have stuck here and became a volunteer.

I live in Kalamazoo, MI and photograph at Riverside and Mountain Home Cemeteries.

At times I have gotten very interested in the family histories that have come through in photo requests. Find it fun to go to the library and help them find out more about there family's past.

It's all good,
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Jane from MI
Edward G Chappell
I believe you have attached the wrong photo to Edward G Chappell's memorial 25804587. His wife Lida has a photo attached to her memorial 25804587. Perhaps you have one for Edward. Jane from Kalamazoo, MI
Added by Jane from MI on Jan 27, 2017 10:56 AM
Charles Merrell Riverside Cem.
Max, there are two Charles Merrells at Riverside Cemetery. You have the picture of Charles A on Charles J. Will you please switch it?

pic is on 25863406

Should be on 25863429

Added by ambs on Jan 09, 2017 6:28 AM
Mark F Hardy
Constance Fenimore Woolson
Thanks for managing Constance's grave and taking pictures from Italy. I am distantly related and a fan as well as familiar with the CFW Lit Society. She was just today posted on You should visit. It's a cool site I found last night. I too am a Michigan native, and subsequently got interested in geneology as well as post on this site. Regards, Mark F Hardy, ie
Added by Mark F Hardy on Sep 06, 2016 8:48 PM
I deleted the Riverside John Wilson Memorial
Deleted - Find A Grave Memorial# 159834381

The obit and death certificate must be wrong if the man's whole family and his headstone are at Mountain Home.

Thank you for your input.

I am not related to 99.9% of the Handy obits I post including this Handy. I am posting any obit I find with a Handy surname anywhere in the obit (in Michigan and parts of NY) on Findagrave in an effort to find Abigail Handy's parents who were from Orleans NY and she moved to Muskegon Michigan. I found all her family (from her on-down (her children and siblings and all their children to 2016...but I cannot find her parents. It can't hurt to help other Handy familes by posting Handy obits...sooner or later the dots may fill in for Adeline.
Added by MWarner on Mar 22, 2016 9:56 PM
Mountain Home VS Riverside
If you are positive the guy is buried at Mountain Home and not Riverside as his obit and death certificate state....I will delete the Riverside memorial.

Is it your recommendation than that I delete the Riverside memorial because they photo you took came from Mountain Home? YES or NO.

Whatever you say, I will do as you took the photo and only you know which cemetery the photo was taken in.
Added by MWarner on Mar 21, 2016 10:30 AM
Mountain Home VS Riverside
See the 2 memorials below. I created the 1st one based on his obit and death certificate stating he was buried in RIVERSIDE>

John Wilson is a VERY common name. It could be the John Wilson in the 2nd memorial buried at Moutain Home is a different John WIlson. Whoever it is is relying on others to give information (DOD etc and it could be that person gave her June 1917 because he/she got the John Wilson's mixed up.

Please confirm you physically took the headstone photo for the 2nd mememorial below at MOUNTAIN HOME and not RIVERSIDE....because if so, the death certiifcate and obit are WRONG.

Find A Grave Memorial# 159834381

Find A Grave Memorial# 30714789
Added by MWarner on Mar 21, 2016 1:07 AM
Find A Grave Memorial# 30714789
Did you physically take John Wilson's headstone photo or did you copy/paste it?

The reason I ask is because John Wilson's obituary and his death certificate have him buried in in another cemetery.

SO it is important to know whether you PHYSICALLY SAW John WIlson's headstone in this Mountain Home Cemetery. If you did not physically see the headstone, then this headstone belongs in another cemetery and the John Wilson buried in this cemetery is a different John Wilson.

If you PHYSICALLY TOOK the headstone photograph then this guys obituary AND death certificate lists the wrong cemetery which is very strange
Added by MWarner on Mar 21, 2016 12:46 AM
Richard Stauff
Marina A (Van Der Maas) Thoma
Hello! Are you still an active Find A Grave volunteer? If so, could you add your marker pic for William E Thoma (Find A Grave Memorial# 25877699) to his wife Marina's memorial? (Find A Grave Memorial# 145623185) It's a dual named marker, as you know.
Thank you!
Added by Richard Stauff on Apr 27, 2015 10:20 AM
Lora Treadwell
RE: Daisy and John Ebmeyer
Thanks again...I have used this before with great results. Thanks for sharing.
Added by Lora Treadwell on Sep 02, 2013 7:00 AM
Lora Treadwell
RE: Daisy and John Ebmeyer
WOW nice of you. This is a first for me to received all this additional information...wish everyone was a thoughtful and had access to such records. Thanks for sharing.
Added by Lora Treadwell on Sep 02, 2013 6:35 AM
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