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Rick Valentine (#47475621)
 member for 6 years, 5 months, 23 days
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I started working on my family tree in 1978 when my mother got me involved in helping her do research. I am now retired and have more time to spend doing genealogy.
About 6 years ago I discovered Find-A-Grave and have been hooked ever since.

My main focus is on the families of Valentine, Virnig, Faust, Maiette, Clourate, Swain, Roots, Jolley, Powell, Fairfax, Gillam and their extended families.

I also have extended roots in the founding families from Nantucket Island including, Swain, Barnard, Macy, Coffin, Gardner and Mills.

I find old cemeteries fascinating, every old cemetery has it's own unique personality, unlike new cemeteries that are laid out in neat little rows with flat headstones.
So much family history can be found in old cemeteries.
Every grave has a story behind it and a story to tell.

Feel free to use any photos that I have posted, for non commercial use only. (Your personal family trees and are OK)

Please DO NOT repost my photos on Find-A-Grave as your own.

I was very fortunate to have many family photos passed along to me, I have posted family photos to share with extended family members that were not fortunate enough to have these photos.

Feel free to use and copy "Family Photos", I have posted them to share with extended family members.

Please use the "EDIT TAB" on each individual page when requesting changes, additions, links, or transfers.

I will gladly transfer any memorial that is not part of my family.

Please do not make duplicate memorial pages!

Duplicate pages really mess up the linking process!

Search the name you are looking for before making a page, if the page already exists request a transfer!

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Sharon Penny Henry
RE: Nellie Edna Cloud
Sorry, I don't know what you are referring to. I haven't looked at Find a Grave in a good while, so I don't know what you are referring to.
Added by Sharon Penny Henry on Sep 06, 2017 6:23 AM
Thank You
I appreciate your effort in looking for the gravesite of Margaret Braun.
Added by Peggy on Aug 26, 2017 10:51 AM
Thank you so much for the photo of James and Gloria Riggs burial site.

Added by buttonbutton on Aug 24, 2017 10:19 PM
Diane (Fluaitt) Gurske
RE: Charles Virgil Cox
Rick, thank you very much.So happy that the family is linked together. Vivian Sullenger is my husband's grandmother and of course, Ed and Grace Sullenger are his great grandparents. We miss them . Thank you for the memorials and pics. Diane
Added by Diane (Fluaitt) Gurske on Aug 24, 2017 10:19 PM
Photo Request
Thanks for the super quick photo request fulfilment!
Added by ChuckNorris on Aug 19, 2017 10:22 PM
Olive Anness
Thank you very much for fulfilling my photo request and for also adding photos to Olive's spouse's memorial page. I appreciate your time, work and result. Thanks again.
Added by Nettles on Aug 18, 2017 10:25 PM
Bob Neugebauer
Betty Hilzendeger
Wow, you surprised me. I am elated to get the photograph of Betty's grave. She is a cousin-in-law to my wife. This will certainly fit in well on our family tree website.

I photographed 184 graves today for findagrave. Appreciate that you are helping others out also.
Added by Bob Neugebauer on Aug 18, 2017 9:34 PM
Benjamin J. Showalter
Hi Rick, could you please move the marker pic from the BU 130337288 to the existing and original listing in Holy Cross # 172759230..

I have sent several messages to have memorial moved to Holy Cross, I sent the plot info. etc. but no action from memorial manager. Thanks
Added by Kerry on Aug 06, 2017 6:49 PM
Kathryn Grace
RE: Victor C Richardson photo request
My goodness, Rick. Quite a feat you pulled off there! Thank you once more.
Added by Kathryn Grace on Aug 01, 2017 10:50 AM
Sue Tanner
RE: Anna & George Irvine at Fairmount
Thanks very much Rick for helping him out. Clearing it up for him I hope. I appreciate it.
Added by Sue Tanner on Jul 29, 2017 9:42 PM
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