I was born and raised in rural Nebraska, on a farm with a family cemetery, but didn't know much about family history, I think that started my interest in both genealogy and cemeteries. Began work on the family tree 30+ years ago, and it is still growing.
Findagrave is a great site, but there is still a lot of work to be done. I'm into photography, so try to put as many marker pictures on Find A Grave as possible. I've added more than 2000 to a local cem.
I keep finding our relatives, many recently added to Findagrave, found one that was added 3 days before I did the search! I will gladly turn over memorials of your relatives, unless they are more closely related to us.
Unfortunately, some individuals seem to be very uncooperative, they will not turn over the maintenance of a memorial OR add information that is provided to them. It appears that they are in a race to start short memorials, with little information, and are looking only at the total number.
A big "Thank You" to all the cooperative people that I've found on this site!
PERMISSION GRANTED TO USE ANY PHOTOS OF MINE
*** my dad is no longer on Find-a-Grave very often (however he is still very much alive!). I would be happy to make sure he gets the message if you would like a memorial transferred to you if you just leave him a message with the memorial number and your contributor number. Thank you and sorry for any delays. Our family memorials will be transferred to someone else in the family so if we are more closely related I may decline. ***