|Linda Haynes (#47832001)|
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I have lived in or near Lafayette, Indiana my whole life. I fell in love with old gravestones when I was in Boston visiting my son, where I photographed interesting stones in every cemetery along the Freedom Trail. Soon after doing so, I began volunteering for Find-A-Grave, taking grave pictures locally. |
While taking pictures of gravestones, I often feel the presence of those whose grave sites I'm photographing.
I'm a mom, a gramma, a gardener, an avid reader, and a teacher at Purdue.
The caretaker at one cemetery I photographed gave me an excellent tip: pack dryer sheets when you go out picture-taking. When the bugs & gnats start pestering, rub the sheets on your skin!
Family Cemetery of Angeli...
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|Teresa Pyles||RE: Louisa M. Taylor Floyd|
Thank you so much for your nice comments. I'm glad you saw the memorial for Louisa. Most of the information was provided to me by Roy D. Frye, Faubush, Pulaski County, Kentucky.
It is wonderful that the descendants of Louisa's twins, Eliza and Thomas still have an annual family reunion.
Eliza must have loved her uncle and aunt to name her first two babies after them. That is awful about little Americus.
Do you know where Americus was buried?
Also, do you know why the year of birth for Thomas Mason Floyd, Jr. is listed as 1879 on his tombstone?
Do you want me to transfer Louisa's memorial to you?
|Amy H.||Ada Mustard #93792370|
You've posted 5 five pictures of the tombstone on this memorial, which is the limit. I'd like to post an obituary from an 1893 newspaper, so would you be willing to remove one of your photos?
Added by Amy H. on Jun 21, 2015 1:20 PM
|LADONNA SANDERS||Thank you!|
Thank you for the gravestone photo of Wm. Lonberger. I was able to match him to my Ancestry.com info and found his birth and death dates.
He died in 1869 and it is marvelous that you took the time and made the effort to ensure readable photos, as the military information was the crux of finding his information.
His parents George Washington Lonberger and KathaRina Spangler are my 3rd great grandparents. They homesteaded on Nittany Mountain in Pennsylvania.
Thank you again!
|Jeannine (Booton) Hall||Eva Metsker|
Thank you so much for taking the time to photograph her marker! Your time is greatly appreciated.
|Deborah Wesley||Sarah Wilson|
Thank you so very much for taking this photo. My apologies that it has taken so long for me to acknowledge the photo or your very kind message. My genealogy life goes in spurts as "normal" life dictates.
|#47687047||Jack Miller Photos|
Thank you so much for the photo of my 1st cousin 1x removed...
Thank you so much for the wonderful photo of Goldie's headstone!
Best to you,
Added by WDK on Jul 17, 2013 8:06 PM
|Margaret Nolan||Gooden stones|
Thank you so very much for the photos you took for us! In the back of one photo, there was another large reddish stone that said Gooden with a lady resting on the side of it. Did you by any chance take a photo of that one? Not sure who it would be much clearly must be a relative!
Thank you very much!
Margaret Nolan Gooden
Thank you so very much Linda. Your photos help with my research. Now I am hopeful that I get the 2 memorials transferred to my account so that I can add bio information. Have a terrific day.
|familyroots04||Judy F Pike Tweddell|
Thank you for the photo of Judys headstone. It is greatly appreciated.
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