Barb McIntosh -Kumpula

Member for
6 years · 6 months · 8 days
Find a Grave ID


I love the hunt- whether it be walking cemeteries and finding long forgotten requests or searching down ancestral ties.
I am open to transfers as long as it is not in my ancestry line- just write a request with a note how you are related or how they are near and dear to your heart.

My email has a really strong filter so your best bet to connect with me is through messages or suggest other edits on the memorial you are concerned about. I appreciate edits - it means that someone else cares about these memorials and sometimes I make mistakes.

Thoughts on pictures:
All military service pictures should be taken with a flag- they earned it.

I know we are not supposed to clean however, I do clear around a grave and wipe off any bird droppings-- I mean seriously- who would want their headstone memorialized on digital media for all eternity with bird poop. I am stating right now if someday my headstone shows up on here with bird droppings, I will haunt you and yours for the next 5 generations….

If I add a picture to your memorial and there is already one there by you, please do not be offended - I am taking the picture from a different time, season or angle- it's not a criticism of your picture and I am within the FG rules.

Please feel free to use any of my pictures for your research or records . You do not have to give me credit-- I do this for fun and besides the picture is of your relative.

Happy Ancestor Hunting!

“There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time.”― David M. Eagleman, Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives

“Some day soon, perhaps in forty years, there will be no one alive who has ever known me. That’s when I will be truly dead – when I exist in no one’s memory. I thought a lot about how someone very old is the last living individual to have known some person or cluster of people. When that person dies, the whole cluster dies,too, vanishes from the living memory. I wonder who that person will be for me. Whose death will make me truly dead?” ― Irvin D. Yalom, Love’s Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy

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