- Member for
- 5 years · 3 months ·
- Find A Grave ID
I got into Find A Grave for a couple reasons:
A: I was trying to find the year when my grandmother passed so I could fill out a form & I couldn't find where my father had uploaded his genealogy research.
B: I'm a Geocacher (www.geocaching.com, same handle as here) and occasionally stumble on old unregistered family graveyards. Sometimes, these need a CITO (Cache In Trash Out), but geocaching.com can't let me put a marker in their system due to a stupid typo in Tennessee state law that prohibits "games or amusement" instead of "games of amusement" within 100 yards of a cemetery.
I do my best to attribute the newspaper where obits are published, but due to the ToS, I will not be copy-pasting complete obits into my memorials except under rare circumstances. As time permits, I will retype a paraphrased version of the obit. If you have a friend or family member who's obit still needs to be retyped, I'm happy to transfer the memorial to you on request.
The licenses below permit you to upload my photographs into Ancestry.com as long as you credit me as the source. It takes effort to reliably photograph, map, and transcribe this data.
Photo contributions are licensed under the Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-Alike license unless otherwise noted or prohibited by law. A copy of the license is available at:
All memorial contributions are licensed under the Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license, unless otherwise noted. A copy of the license is available at:
All death certificates are normally part of the public domain. I claim no ownership or control over these.