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A colleague (and delightful person) told me about this site and the volunteer work she does photographing graves. Many of my family members have tracked our genealogical roots over the last 200 years and I started at an early age, around 8 or 9 years old. Ancestry has always held a fascination for me.
Since I live within walking distance/view of the back of Mountain View Cemetery and St. Mary's Cemetery in Oakland, California, I thought I would offer my services as a photo-volunteer for people to find their family members. I only visit a few times a year because of time constraints but I'm happy to assist if I can.
Please note: At the request of the office staff at Mountain View Cemetery, they would prefer family members request plot and grave information, rather than non-family members or photo-volunteers.
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thank you for the photos of the grave site. i added a photo of him.
Added by Harvey on Sep 30, 2008 12:50 AM
Thank you so much for your explanation and efforts to find the location of the grave. It is disappointing there is no marker but I am happy to know where she is buried.
Added by L Beacon on Sep 20, 2008 11:45 PM
|L Beacon||Marceline Diehl|
I take it there was no marker for Marceline, how did you figure out where she was buried?
Thanks for your help
Added by L Beacon on Sep 20, 2008 10:44 AM
|Jennifer Holte Kerr||Penquite|
Thank you for the reply. I am glad he has a nice view. I actually can't remember it too much, cause we were up on the road looking down at the grave. Plus, crying didn't help. But, I do remember the cemetery staff having to be very careful and not drop the casket as it was pretty steep hill down to his resting place. Somebody told me he was being buried next to his mother, but I don't know.
Anyway, I really appreciate you doing this. People like you are so much appreciated and I am so appreciative of you taking the time to do this for me.
God Bless you, and thank you.
Thank you so much for the Ensor Pics It is wonderful thank you again
Added by sarensor on Sep 10, 2008 11:08 AM
|Jennifer Holte Kerr||William Penquite|
Thank you so, so much for taking the photo of the grave marker for Bill. Volunteers like you are so appreciated. We went to Bill's funeral in 2001, but have since moved out of the area, so I really appreciate you taking the time to do this.
Thank you again.
|Julie Ainsworth||Maud Ainsworth|
Thank you so much for taking the time to take these photos for me! It is beyond kind! I have been working on our family history for years, and this is very helpful! If you need me to take any pictures for you in Portland, OR just let me know!
Thanks again! Jules
Thank you sincerely for taking the time to locate and photograph Joshua, Elizabeth, daughter, Violet and grandson Wallace D. Harbert. I think Jessie might be the 2nd wife of Wallace. I entered what information I can on findagrave for them. If you would be so kind could you upload them to findagrave.com or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I will upload a picture of Joshua & Elizabeth Harvey taken just shortly after their marriage in 1873.
Thank you again for you time.
Added by Harvey on Aug 27, 2008 1:50 PM
thanks for the upclose photo's of carolina and milo's niche.
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