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Andy Gappa (#47328300)
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Bio Photo I am constantly tramping through cemeteries in Starke and Lake Counties, Indiana, looking for relatives for the family tree. If I can help someone else in the process, I'd be glad to. If someone wants a memorial transferred, just ask. I'm focusing on the last names of Gappa, Lemke, Huebner, Schacht, Keehn, Byer, Haley, Helms, Giffin, Wilhelm, Schnaufer, and Kaiser for me while I'm working on Swatts, Brooke, Johnson, Mathias, and Vanaman for my cousin.
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S.R.F.
RE: Goldsberry-Miller transfers
W-H-A-T!!?? You must have one!! Everybody has one!! Time to start one!! :)
Added by S.R.F. on Jul 17, 2017 9:47 AM
S.R.F.
Goldsberry-Miller transfers
Andy, thank you so much for the transfers! I wasn't expecting that, but it was a nice surprise.

I am adding you to my List of Friends. Is that OK? You may do likewise if you wish.
Added by S.R.F. on Jul 15, 2017 1:10 PM
Mnemosyne's Cheval
RE: Samuel Helms
Andy~
This was my first exciting "foray" into cemeteries with the express intent of capturing images..I do so hope the photo does justice to your Great Great's x 5 memory. I am but a novice!
To answer your question: I did not come across any other Helms at this pretty little cemetery; I must have canvassed the area for at least 4 hours looking for 5 headstones. I must return at some point in the coming weeks to re-shoot one stone and find one more! If I should find anything related to "Helm" I will be sure to send your way. Let me know if I can be of further assistance in the future!
Cheers!
Elizabeth
Added by Mnemosyne's Cheval on Jul 13, 2017 11:21 PM
Crystal Lee Ven Huizen
Andy
Hey Andy!

I sent you an e-mail, I took German for a few years and so I was able to partially translate the gravestone for Johann Lotter, quite a bit was worn but the picture you took helped me a lot actually, I have updated the inscription: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=82488387
Added by Crystal Lee Ven Huizen on Jul 06, 2017 10:01 AM
JMo & BMa
RE: Photo permission
Great, thanks so much, Andy - we appreciate it! Have a good holiday.
Added by JMo & BMa on Jun 30, 2017 1:21 PM
JMo & BMa
Photo permission
Hi Andy, you so kindly took some headstone photos for me back in May and I forgot to ask if might please copy the photos to our private family tree. We'd happily give you credit if you'd like, of course!

Thanks again for your generous work and happy Independence day!
JMo
Added by JMo & BMa on Jun 30, 2017 11:55 AM
Gary Boughton
Bouton Transfer
Hi Andy,

Thanks so very much for the Bouton transfer it is very much appreciated.

Thank You,

Gary Boughton
Added by Gary Boughton on Jun 30, 2017 11:14 AM
Julie Mc
Heelan St. Mary's
Belated Thanks,
Thanks you Andy for taking the photo a few weeks ago. I've been crazy busy but do appreciate your help.
Cheers,
Julie
Added by Julie Mc on Jun 26, 2017 12:59 PM
JMGenther
Loyal Collins Headstone
Thank you for taking the time to take this photo. I appreciate the service you are doing.
Added by JMGenther on Jun 19, 2017 1:23 PM
LaVonne Eckstrom
Arthur and Loretta Lang
Hello Andy,
Many thanks for the tombstone photos.
I greatly appreciate your work and your time and effort.
LaVonne Eckstrom
Added by LaVonne Eckstrom on Jun 17, 2017 9:32 PM
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