My paternal grandmother, Pearl Osborne LaFara, got me interested in family research when I was just a kid. I wish she were still around to enjoy the ease of research using the internet. 'Thank you' to all those that post memorials, the photo contributors and to Find a Grave for the terrific site.
I've been able to link ten generations of my family on Find a Grave, starting with my father, his mother, her father, his father, his father, his father, his mother, her father, his father, his father (Joseph Baldwin, the immigrant.) It represents nearly 400 years, 1609 - 2004.
The photos that I have added to Find a Grave, with a few noted exceptions, are either original photographs I have taken myself, or scanned images from my personal family photo archive. I prefer to share both types of images freely with anyone that has a legitimate use. I do ask that anyone that copies any of my uploaded images on Find a Grave to contact me and let me know where I can view the copied image.