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Sandi L (#47750943)
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Bio Photo Being a Find A Grave photo contributor is the most rewarding & constructive hobby I've ever taken up.. You have my consent to use any of the headstone or plot photos that I've loaded to memorials.. If I've created a memorial for a family member or friend of yours, I'm more than willing to transfer them to you.. I'm not looking to own high numbers of memorials, my intentions as a contributor are to help document the cemeteries and to help family members find their ancestors more easily.. So even if you don't necessarily fit the Find A Grave 'guidelines' for requesting a transfer, don't let that deter you from asking..

I also want to give special mention to my Find A Grave friend, Kris/OSU1988. Kris has been a tremendous help to me by providing me with cemetery records for Williams County. These records have enabled me to add my photos to memorials with confidence and to cross check the photos with placement of the graves and identify those unreadable stones. THANK YOU KRIS!!!

Also, I came across this poem on another contributor's profile and it perfectly conveys my thoughts and feelings as I walk the cemeteries.. so with his permission I've borrowed it from his page and here it is..

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THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN
Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
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Arlene Gover
Martha L Gill #95489966
My husband's 3rd Great Aunt, her husband & her parents info:

Martha L (Greek) Gill #95489966 married John David Gill #95489920 in 1873.

Her parents: Frederick Greek #22443066 & Martha Magdalena (Brubaker) Greek #22443139.

Thank you for your consideration regarding updating this memorial.

Arlene Gover
Added by Arlene Gover on Oct 08, 2017 3:46 PM
Arlene Gover
Fannie Hendricks #95489575
My husband's 3x Great Aunt, her husband & her parents:

Fannie (Greek) Hendricks #95489575 married Levi Hendricks #95489555 in 1857.

Her parents were Frederick Greek #22443066 & Martha Magdalena (Brubaker) Greek #22443139.

Thank you for your consideration in updating Fannie's memorial.

Arlene Gover
Added by Arlene Gover on Oct 08, 2017 3:24 PM
Laura Pinks
Lucy (Benton) Butler
Thank you for the information! It is greatly appreciated!
Added by Laura Pinks on Sep 30, 2017 6:56 PM
Jean Lewis
RE: H.T. Henry edit
Sandi, I think you are spot on. Gertrude must be his 2nd wife and that H. T. and Howard Theodore Henry are one and the same person.

Can you get the two merged and link Aldura as 1st wife?

Thanks Jean
Added by Jean Lewis on Aug 15, 2017 7:44 AM
Becky Lynch Fielder
RE: Martha Thompson photo
You are most welcome.
Added by Becky Lynch Fielder on Aug 14, 2017 4:00 PM
Jean Lewis
RE: H.T. Henry edit
Hi Sandi, I agree about H. T. - still working on what his initials stand for then can hopefully find more on him.
Added by Jean Lewis on Aug 11, 2017 9:31 AM
Jerry Haas
RE: Stover edits
Thank you and I accepted the edits. The picture is really poor, as the sun was bright and the stone caused a glare. I will try to get you a better picture on a cloudy day. Have a good day.
Jerry Haas UWE Volunteer
Added by Jerry Haas on Aug 10, 2017 3:46 PM
Jerry Haas
RE: Stover edits
Thank you and I accepted the edits. The picture is really poor, as the sun was bright and the stone caused a glare. I will try to get you a better picture on a cloudy day. Have a good day.
Jerry Haas UWE Volunteer
Added by Jerry Haas on Aug 10, 2017 3:40 PM
Jean Lewis
RE: Fackler plot
Sandi, I would love maintain the Facklers.

Thank you,
Jean
Member # 47710701
Added by Jean Lewis on Jul 23, 2017 3:13 PM
Connecticut Puritan
RE: Hiram Covell Sr. memorial
Dear Sandi - Thanks for transferring the memorials for Hiram Covell Sr and his 3 granddaughters over to me. Please check out the bio I wrote for his memorial. There is a lot of speculation, clearly identified as such. I do believe it builds a good preliminary case for the familial relationships, though I'm not yet ready to interconnect the respective memorials.
Added by Connecticut Puritan on Jul 16, 2017 8:12 AM
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