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Cemetery Wanderer (#46985069)
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I have been finding my ancestors since 1987. Whenever we travel we have always been interested in the cemeteries, especially the ones that have our relatives.

Thanks to the contributors on this website I have found information on relatives in areas I have not traveled and may never get the chance to see.

At the moment I am taking pictures in three cemeteries. Riverton Crest, Tahoma National & Woodbine. I check for memorials, but miss a few. Please let me know so I can remove any duplicates I have made. Same goes for errors. Please send the information through the edit tab on the memorial. If you just want me to change or add information. Please send the name of the person, their memorial number and the data I will need to correct or add. I do reserve the right to keep any memorials I wish.

I reserve the right to not transfer memorials unless they are close, direct relates. I do transfer to people who are helping others by taking pictures of entire cemeteries. Thank you to these people who are helping others to find their relatives and not just doing their own family.
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Seattle Girl
Request transfer of memorial #78306796
Roger Lee Smith is my Dad. I would like to manage his memorial. It would be an honor for me to manage his memorial, so I am requesting a transfer.

Thank you!
Christie Smith Welch
Added by Seattle Girl on Oct 30, 2016 7:38 PM
Adam Ickes
Pe Ell Cemetery. I see you photographed his grave in 2012. I am looking for his wife's burial. Her name is Ida Belle Ickes born 6 Jan 1858 died 23 Jun 1932. Is her grave near his? I cannot read the writing below the dates on his stone. Is her name there or is that a statement. I would appreciate any help you can give me. Laurie
Added by LRES on Jun 27, 2016 1:01 AM
Robyn Gleim
Thank You
Thank you for the flowers on my Dad's grave (Joseph Dixon)
Added by Robyn Gleim on Jun 26, 2016 5:27 PM
Pauline Floyd
Thanks for the corrected info. Would you check and see if I have her linked correctly now?
Added by Mary(Coggin)Russell on May 27, 2016 7:39 PM
Fred Childs
Request - Transfer of Memorials

I would like to manage the memorials of my cousin and his wife; if you would be so kind as to transfer them to my care. Their names are below.
James Eugene Childs (Memorial # 104565732)
Sylvia Justine Childs (Memorial # 104565876)
Thank you for your consideration.
Fred Childs
Find-A-Grave Member # 48770064
Added by Fred Childs on May 22, 2016 7:29 AM
Linda Anna
Thanks again. Can't wait to try. Hopefully, this weekend. I, also, belong to Graphic Stock so I can also get nice graphics from them. Don't worry I belong to them and pay for them. Therefore, I can use them for Find a Grave. Linda Anna
Added by Linda Anna on Apr 26, 2016 3:02 PM
Gerald Makosky
RE: 22084093
If you "Begin New Search", type 22084093 into the memorial box and hit enter, it should bring up a Mrs. Hauver. For proof/evidence, google Tahoma Cemetery Yakima and select their website. It has a search function off to the right. It will give you her plot info in Yakima. It is a little confusing to have a Tahoma Cemetery and a Tahoma National Cemetery in the same state. I've seen this a dozen times or so. Thanks for the help cleaning this up.
Added by Gerald Makosky on Jan 16, 2016 7:28 AM
Gerald Makosky
I have the same issue with this person. This should also by Tahoma Yakima with a plot of "Section A Block 70 Lot 5". Thank you.
Added by Gerald Makosky on Jan 13, 2016 3:37 PM
Gerald Makosky
I sent some edits for this memorial that may seem questionable to you. Though her placard mentions both Hall and Karow, it does appear to be hyphenated. I included the hyphenated named because that is what is in the VA database for national cemeteries. I also updated the birth and death dates. Thanks.
Added by Gerald Makosky on Jan 02, 2016 11:41 AM
~Judy Calhoun Bresch~
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Roger Lee Smith #78306796
I would hope that you could make an exception in this case. My mother (Rogers' sister) died when I was 7 years old and my grandparents (Rogers' parent's) raised me. Roger and I were raised more like a brother and sister since there is only 8 years difference in our age. Roger and I have spent holidays, vacations and all other family events together just like a brother and sister would and both have lived in Puyallup all of our lives. Sometimes family relationships can be far more complex than saying that Roger does not fit the profile of a close enough relation to me. I have lots of genealogical information and pictures that I can add to Rogers memorial that would help future researchers. I just wanted you to know a little bit more about my situation and hope that you would understand why it would be such a privilege to maintain this memorial.
Thank you for reconsidering this transfer.
Added by ~Judy Calhoun Bresch~ on Dec 14, 2015 11:31 PM
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