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Graves R Us (#46783662)
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Bio Photo I am a retired military veteran and law enforcement officer with an endless love of history. Cemeteries are a significant part of that passion, for in them lie the stories, written and unwritten, of my past, our past, this country's past. Together with my wife, Tina, we love wandering through old cemeteries, graveyards, and family burial plots, listening to those stories come alive as we read the tombstones of those who have gone on before. For decades, we have both traveled the globe, researching, where we could, the trail of those people that would eventually lead to us. We are still searching...and if we can help any of you find some of your lost loved ones, then those will be more good days for us. Should we locate your relative or friend, would you do us the favor of a public message of thanks on our volunteer page? We can assure you that your personal words of appreciation really mean a lot, and more than compensate for the petrol and bug spray we used. Carpe Diem!!!
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Dennis Harmsen
Meadows Gravestone
Would you please delete your gravestone photo you have posted to Harold Meadows memorial. A new updated gravestone photo has been posted to him memorial. Thank you.

Harold Meadows # 86336862
Added by Dennis Harmsen on Apr 14, 2017 10:36 AM
steve neemann
guilliams cemetery, craig, mo
Stopped by the cemetery today and found it to be in awful shape. Was hoping to find my three times great grandfather John Lewis Guilliams there, but it's such a mess that it would be impossible at this point. Do you know if there is a plot map?
Added by steve neemann on Aug 14, 2016 3:22 PM
The Tree Whisperer
Thank you Donnie for posting the grave stone photo on William's memorial~!
Added by The Tree Whisperer on Jun 03, 2015 9:07 AM
RE: Ted, Dagmar, and Steve Bowerman
You're welcome! Happy to help out!!
Added by Vintage_Vixen on May 04, 2015 9:34 AM
Mary Inez Haworth
I see you found the picture. Thank you so much.
Added by Marcia on Mar 02, 2015 11:36 PM
Mary Inez Haworth
On Jan 30, 2014 you added a picture of my cousin, Floyd Allen Haworth's ... Find A Grave Memorial# 69685364 ... headstone.

Will you please see if you still have the pic and upload to his wife's memorial #143035373 ... Mary I Damery Haworth.

I am grateful to all of you that do for those of us that can't.

Also, is it ok for me to use your pic in my family tree on
Added by Marcia on Feb 24, 2015 10:27 PM
Ron Rader
Lydia Ann Haynes Herman
There is now a marker for Lydia.
Added by Ron Rader on Jan 10, 2015 8:01 AM
RE: Re: Solomon Wright
Oh wow! Cool :-) I'm looking forward to it!

Seems to be something that family does. Here's the epitaph he wrote for his mother's memorial. "...the devoted mother of Joseph H. & A.J. Wright who nobly gave her sons to her Countrys cause & watched day & night by the bedside of her starved & dying son while he still survived after his release from prison. When she sank down from fatigue & grief & died."

My grandparents from Bemidji used to always spend the winters down here in Texas. A lot of difference between a Texas winter and a Minnesota one or even and Iowa winter I'm sure!
Added by ElizabethA on Oct 09, 2014 9:21 PM
RE: Re: Solomon Wright
Ticks! I hope they weren't seed ticks, those are the worst.

Here's a little write up I'm working on on Solomon's family that included the photos you took.

Thanks again for the photos! I'm still trying to find out where Solomon's wife Eleanor was buried. She died in 1911 and was living in Grant Valley. If you even get out there again (but don't go back out just on my account!) maybe take a look around for Eleanor McFarland Wright. Like I said I'm not sure she's there.
Added by ElizabethA on Oct 09, 2014 5:54 PM
Luella Hinrichsen
RE: Thaddeus Cutler
That is really sad, I'm sorry. Just the fact that you have added his wife and told the story there will help greatly to get that right story told, and it is multiplied by all the children. I'll check for a stone photo for Thaddeus. I want to thank you for your service for our country, I really do appreciate your sacrifices. Luella
Added by Luella Hinrichsen on Aug 06, 2014 6:36 PM
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