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Hiesela (#46625281)
 member for 13 years, 3 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo It seems no matter where my family lived growing up we always lived within walking distance of a very old small cemetery. I grew up taking many walks through the cemeteries and reading the enscriptions on the old headstones and wondering what thier lives were like. So when I found this website I thought it was GREAT! I became a find a grave volunteer photographer and really enjoy traveling to all of the cemeteries around Iowa. I don't think many people are aware of the different kinds of unusual cemeteries there are out there! A little about what I do when I get a photo request: I first look to see if there are many in that cemetery listed on find a grave and I print out the list if it isn't very long. Then I go and take photos of not only the one requested but also of any others listed for that cemetery that do not yet have a gravestone listed. I will post the photo. If I have posted one on one of your ancestors and you don't want it there please just let me know and I will remove it! Also I take any photos of head stones with the same last name of the person requested and send them to the requestor if they are not listed on find a grave. The reason I do this is maybe the requestor doesn't know their ancestor is buried in that cemetery or they haven't gotten around to posting that person yet. This way they will have the photo when they decide to post them. Also if I have posted a photo of a headstone on your site please be sure to click on the photo because I always write down what the headstone says. Sometimes a given name might be spelled differently or the dates might be different from what the person has posted. And I will post what ever scripture might be on the stone that I can make out.
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Danny Gagnon
Wellens photos
Thanks, Hiesela! Appreciate the effort!
Added by Danny Gagnon on Oct 20, 2017 7:20 PM
Georgia Wells
# 68577978 Son Pratt
Thank you Hiesela for your time and the picture. It is greatly appreciated.

Added by Georgia Wells on Oct 20, 2017 4:31 PM
Thank you for the Rausch photo
It is very clear!
Added by MLIhrke on Oct 20, 2017 3:58 PM
G Peterson
RE: Max Daleske
I believe it is the correct stone - thanks for your research
Added by G Peterson on Jul 16, 2017 1:11 AM
Henry Wemple Find A Grave Memorial# 40584553
Thanks for the photo of Henry Wemple's stone. I'm wondering if you would consider granting me permission to use your photo(s) of family on my files. I give credit to the photographer under the photo description in Ancestry and I have no interest in the photo for anything other than genealogical purposes.

Thanks for your consideration.

Added by Shelly on Jul 12, 2017 11:05 AM
Debra Downing
Uke and Alice Lupkes
Thank you for the nice headstone photo.
Added by Debra Downing on Jun 27, 2017 8:50 AM
Jeannine (Booton) Hall
Infant Hubbard
Thank you so much for the information and photo of the marker of Joseph and Mary Hubbard's child.
Added by Jeannine (Booton) Hall on Jun 25, 2017 10:40 AM
D. H.
Galpin graves
Thanks so much for taking the photos, and for letting me know of Lois and Saxton.
Added by D. H. on Jun 23, 2017 6:52 PM
Viggars family site
Thank you for obtaining the photos of this cemetery site. It is much appreciated.
J Haight
Added by JHaight on Jun 23, 2017 6:48 PM
Marylea Gazette
William H Jones, Hillcrest Cem, Volga IA
Thank you so much for taking this picture for me. It is appreciated. Marylea Gazette
Added by Marylea Gazette on Jan 21, 2017 9:51 AM
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