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Lloyd (#47075300)
 member for 6 years, 4 months, 27 days
Karen L Chamberlain
Photo Supplied
Thanks so very much, Lloyd for answering my request for a photo of my great-great grandfathers tombstone.
It's truly wonderful that you could provide this for me when I can't travel such a distance.
Bless you!

Added by Karen L Chamberlain on Apr 13, 2015 11:10 PM

Amelia Christy
Rosetta Shapland

Youve included a picture of Rosetta's headstone but you also put a picture of her parents stone. Can you please remove it? Thanks


Added by Amelia Christy on Apr 13, 2015 2:58 PM

Amelia Christy
Dorothy Vargo/Goldie Vargo
I think this is the wrong person, the birth/death dates and names do not correspond. Please remove and place on the correct memorial. Thanks.


Added by Amelia Christy on Apr 12, 2015 5:58 PM

A.J. Marik
Find a Grave reminder
When you upload your grave photos, first make sure that they are not "chalked" (or shaving creamed) headstone photos! Find a Grave is looking for photos of gravesites/headstones as they actually look, poor condition and all. Chalking (creaming, wire brushing) headstones is actually illegal in many cemeteries across the country, as it is likened to vandalism. Continued posting of chalked and/or altered headstones will put your account into jeopardy. Any photos which depict evidence of chalking/creaming will be deleted. The Find a Grave FAQs clearly state this policy:

How do I clean a headstone or grave marker?

Unless you are related to the interred on the headstone in question, DO NOT do anything to the headstone.

Never clean gravestones with anything but water and a soft brush. Slate gravestones from the Revolutionary era and Pre-revolutionary era are best left alone due to their delicate nature and tendency to erode.

Never apply bleach, ammonia, shaving cream, chalk, flour, baking soda, cornstarch, firm pressure or use anything abrasive. Do not post photos of recently chalked or shaving-creamed headstones. Consult a professional before any attempt to clean a headstone is made.

Thank you,

Curator of Archives, Find a Grave

Added by A.J. Marik on Apr 12, 2015 9:11 AM

Amelia Christy
Headstone Photos

I noticed you had posted photos on some of the memorials I created and they have some type of a substance on them to make them readable. Can I ask what you are putting on the stones?


Added by Amelia Christy on Apr 10, 2015 10:43 AM

David Goddard
Thomas Luther Goddard & Sarah Jane Smith Goddard Morris

I have been unable to find the grave sites of my great-grandparents: Thomas Luther Goddard (1836-1865) and Sarah Jane Smith Goddard (1837-1929), later married to Chester Morris, so last name=Morris at time of death. There is another Sarah Morris who died around that time and is buried in the Morris cemetery...wrong woman.

Sarah's obit says she was to be buried in the Cornell IL cemetery. I could not find her stone. Is she in an unmarked grave, or in another cemetery?

I have a date and place of birth on Thomas. All I know is that he died in 1865 in Pontiac. I have no date of death or place of burial, or cause of death.

Can you help me out?

David Goddard
Montevideo MN

Added by David Goddard on Apr 08, 2015 11:27 AM

Leslie Vaughn
Thank you so much for fulfilling my request for pictures of the grave stones for Philetus and Emily Canham.

Your contributions to Find A Grave are greatly appreciated.

Added by Leslie Vaughn on Apr 07, 2015 7:33 PM

Judi Micel-Urban
Headstone Photo for George Reitz
I want to thank you so much for taking the headstone photo of George Reitz for me. I also have volunteered to take photos for Find A Grave as I know that it isn't easy to travel all over to get the photos. The weather here in Elgin, IL is starting to clear so I will be starting my list of people to document
Again, thanks so much!!!
Judi Micel-Urban

Added by Judi Micel-Urban on Apr 06, 2015 2:31 PM

Lois and Daughters
Abnet Photos
Thanks Lloyd for the pictures on the memorials for the Abnet's. Lois

Added by Lois and Daughters on Apr 06, 2015 6:02 AM

Tom Owen
Hollmeyer headstones
Thank you so much for taking the time to post the photos of the Hollmeyer family's headstones this Easter weekend.
It means a lot to see them from far away

Added by Tom Owen on Apr 05, 2015 5:17 PM

Thank you very much for taking the photos of the Hendershot children...I missed them when I visited Pontiac two years ago. Our first nice day here I took my walk as well, love the spring weather before the bugs come out. Warm thoughts, Jessica

Added by Jessica on Apr 04, 2015 8:01 PM

Edward P McMurray
Thank you for fulfilling my request.

Added by EdrieAnne on Apr 04, 2015 6:22 PM

Twiehaus and Grosenbach
Thank you so much for taking the pictures of my 2nd greatgrandparents and third great aunt and uncle. It is greatly appreciated.

Added by ROBBIE DECKER on Apr 03, 2015 4:44 AM

The Secret Garden
Thank you very much Lloyd for the nice photos of all of the Anliker family memorials. Your contribution is appreciated.

Added by The Secret Garden on Apr 02, 2015 8:24 PM

Greg Volk
Thanks for the photo of the Van Pettens
Hi Lloyd. Nice of you to get out and take those photos. Sure glad it's finally spring.

Added by Greg Volk on Apr 02, 2015 4:16 PM

cindy hartley
Hilda Jacobsen
Lloyd, thank you so much for looking up the headstones of my relatives, Hilda Jacobsen, Infant Jacobsen, Dorothy Jacobsen and Jens Jacobsen. It means a lot to my family and tree.

Thank you
Cindy Eason Hartley

Added by cindy hartley on Mar 31, 2015 12:48 PM

R. Smith
Frank Smith FAG# 129616331
Thank you for taking a photo of Frank Smith's gravestone. He was an uncle. We truly appreciate you taking the time to find his grave and post a photo.

Added by R. Smith on Mar 29, 2015 3:13 PM

Lana LaLonde
Josephine Netherlands marker

Thank you for getting this picture for me. Much appreciated.

Lana LaLonde

Added by Lana LaLonde on Mar 28, 2015 7:42 PM

Anita M.
Bernard L. Prairie
Thank you so much for the photo for me. I truly appreciate your time and effort. Anita

Added by Anita M. on Mar 28, 2015 9:22 AM

Connie Carl
Paul Dillon
Thank you so much for the photo of Paul Dillon. I really appreciate it.

Added by Connie Carl on Mar 27, 2015 2:07 PM

Sgt Lloyd F. Phillips
Thank you for posting the photon on the memorial page for SGT Lloyd Phillips. We appreciate your help. Regards, Allen, Vietnam, 1966-1967

Added by 11thacrkia on Mar 27, 2015 7:36 AM

Ron Lambright
Catherine and Jacob Lembrich
Thank you for the photo of Catherine and Jacob Lembrich

Added by Ron Lambright on Mar 26, 2015 12:37 PM

Ron Lambright
Henry Phillip Lembrich
Thank you for taking and posting the photo. Have a great day!

Added by Ron Lambright on Mar 26, 2015 12:33 PM

Leveque grave
Thanks so much for the picture of Vernon Leveque's grave.

Added by teacher on Mar 23, 2015 12:45 PM

The Secret Garden
Thank you so much for taking all of the Stein memorial photos. They look nice and I appreciate the time you take to help all of us.

Added by The Secret Garden on Mar 22, 2015 5:12 PM


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