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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 14 years, 7 months, 5 days
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Bio Photo Calling all Find-a-Gravers from West Texas: I've started a Facebook page titled WEST TEXAS FIND A GRAVE. This is mostly for the folks in my area but is an open group and is open to all. It's not a gripe session about the site but should be used to help with what cemeteries need to be surveyed or photographed. Feel free to check it out.
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I'll be listing as many cemeteries in the Lubbock, Texas area as possible. I would like to meet with other members in Lubbock. Please feel free to get in touch with me and i'll try to answer any questions that i can.

I've noticed a trend lately that should be addressed. Please do not add Death Certificates to my memorials. This may be a good source of information but I feel it is out of place on memorials. You can request a tranfer of ownership if you feel the need to post a Death Certificate.

Also on the subject of Death Certificates, please be aware of the pitfalls of taking this information as absolute. There has been some discussion on this topic in the Forums. Use care when reading this data. The location given as the place of burial is not always the correct name of that cemetery. It may only be the city where the person was taken. I've seen too many times where an incorrect listing is added unnecessarily by folks unfamiliar with the location of burial. Many cemeteries have changed names or ownership over the years. Please double check the county listing before adding a new cemetery. You might save yourself a lot of time and trouble.

I'm more than glad to make any correction, update or transfers that pass my way. Please use the Edit (Suggest a Correction) tab on the memorials, as this makes things go faster and easier for me.

Also, any changes that are sent to me, I take at face value so please don't send me a list of sources that prove who the parents are or where they were born. I'm not the DAR or a school teacher who double checks for accuracy. What you send me is what I enter.
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I really hate to do this, but from now on, I WILL NOT do any transfers or updates that come to me on the message board. I've had too many requests that have errors in them and this just slows everything down. Please, please please use the EDIT tabs on the memorials. This is what it was designed and set up for so please use it. Also, it has gotten to the point that I will no longer respond to transfer requests or up-date requests that are sent to me here on the Message Board or by e-mail. I will only make changes that come to me via EDIT/SUGGEST A CORRECTION. Thanks.
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Kris Abelli
Donald Ray Bowen
Thank you so much for fulfilling my photo request for Donald Ray Bowen! I made that request quite a while ago, and didn't know if he even had a stone, or if it would ever be fulfilled. He was my great uncle, though I never met him, so thank you!
Added by Kris Abelli on Aug 23, 2017 9:02 AM
William McGee
Johnson Winfield Fox
David,
I have been working on my wife's family history and found the memorial above # 8574700, he is my wife's uncle and I would like you to transfer management of the memorial to me so I could add information and history to the memorial and add it to my history.
Thanks, William McGee
Added by William McGee on Aug 20, 2017 2:54 PM
Jeff Johnson
William Dunn
Thanks so much!
Added by Jeff Johnson on Aug 18, 2017 1:49 PM
GJ
Thank you...
so much for the Mitzi Blackerby headstone photo! I appreciate your time and effort very much!

GJ
Added by GJ on Aug 09, 2017 10:41 PM
Virginia Wells
Cecil G Rank
You are Awesome! Thank you so much for this picture!
Added by Virginia Wells on Aug 09, 2017 9:53 AM
Randy Bearden
Link husband and wife
Hi David,
Could you please link Willie Mae Bearden Rollins to

Kelcy G Rollins her husband.
Find A Grave Memorial# 7893334



Thank You,
Randy
Added by Randy Bearden on Aug 06, 2017 6:37 PM
E&GRay
Campbells
Hi David,

Thanks so much for the wonderful photos of Otho and Johnnie Campbells' grave marker!! I truly appreciate your time and energy for getting this photo.


Evan
Added by E&GRay on Aug 06, 2017 2:00 PM
pat fortner
Kimbrell
Thank you for the photos of Johnny and Marion Leatherman Kimbrell's gravesite.
I appreciate your help.
Pat Fortner
Added by pat fortner on Aug 02, 2017 10:06 AM
Diane Pedersen
Joan Benson
Thank you for her headstone photo. I appreciate you taking time to do this for me,
Added by Diane Pedersen on Jul 31, 2017 4:24 AM
Sharon Rhoades
Ingram
Thank you for the photo of Percy Ingram
Sharon
Added by Sharon Rhoades on Jul 30, 2017 7:25 AM
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