Michael Sheppard

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I am a programmer by trade and have spent a lot of time in cemeteries. In 2000 I started the Williamson County, Texas Digital Cemetery Project and in 7 years my family visited 84 cemeteries near Austin and recorded more than 15,000 burial markers. We are currently working on uploading our pictures to FamilySearch*, and you should too.

Family should be with family. If you're a closer relation than I am I'll transfer. Just ask.

Wouldn't it be great if memorials were automatically transferred to the closest living maintainer?

* FamilySearch is a free, cooperative genealogy site where everyone is working on one giant tree, linking sources and correcting information. As of the end of 2016 the tree had more than 1.1 billion people. You can learn a lot more on the FamilySearch blog.

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