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KathyCook (#47357080)
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Bio Photo I live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I enjoy photographing tombstones for FindAGrave. I have even been known to dig stones out of the ground. :)

I do not consider my photographs "copyrighted". I post them for the sole purpose of helping other genealogists in their family research. However, if you post the photos on ancestry or another website, photo credit would be appreciated. :)

My goal is not to impress others by high numbers. I create many memorials just so they are documented, and try to add pertinent information to them. I'm more than willing to transfer these memorials to someone who can take better care of them, as long as they are not my relatives.

Surnames I am researching: Solomon-Haberman (Jennings Co. IN & Saline Co. MO); Stoneking-Livingston-Long (Greene Co. PA & Tyler Co. WV); Wagaman-Turner (Missouri, Kansas, Washington); Pannekoek-DeVoogd-Waterloo (Kent Co. MI); LePard-Densmore (Kent, Ionia & Barry Co., MI); Kirby-Payne (Howard Co. MO); Riggle-Guist-Ortz (PA & OH).
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Michael Ewing
Moses REYNOLDS / Greenwood Cemetery

Thank you very much for your extremely fast follow-up to my request for a picture of Moses REYNOLDS's grave site! I am also looking for his wife, Emeline (CALLEN) REYNOLDS, who I believe is buried in the same cemetery (unconfirmed), and has not been added to Find A Grave. Did you happen to notice whether she was buried next to him, or perhaps on the other side of the marker?


PS - not sure if they were your flowers in the photo, but if so, that was a very sweet gesture.
Added by Michael Ewing on Dec 09, 2014 9:36 AM
Thank you for the Maria Oosse headstone photo!
Added by DOUG WAGNER on Dec 08, 2014 8:14 AM
Steven Matthew Hahn
Widening the Bio Area
That really is funny, the two of us stumbling across this trick quite accidentally. I find it quite useful, especially if the bio is long. Fifty-two (52) equal signs, or less, seems to work best. Any number past that causes the memorial to display outside of the boundaries of the white background, and does not look good. Thank YOU for helping me discover this.
Added by Steven Matthew Hahn on Dec 08, 2014 7:21 AM
Janice Hollandsworth
Peter Bolema
Many thanks for the marker photo.
Added by Janice Hollandsworth on Dec 07, 2014 9:38 PM
Carolyn Troupe Stoll
Thank you for adding the grave stone photo.
Added by Carolyn Troupe Stoll on Dec 07, 2014 9:31 PM
Tom Glowacki

Thank you so much for taking this photo

Happy Holidays,
Tom Glowacki Hollister, CA
Added by Tom Glowacki on Dec 07, 2014 5:51 PM
Old Bones
Laura Showers Miller
Thank you for taking this photo and for everything you do for F.A.G.

Added by Old Bones on Dec 07, 2014 4:41 PM
Thomas Bostelaar
RE: Cornelius Bostelaar
yes, Lavina born 29 Sept 1889, died 15 May 1970 in St. Petersburg, FL
Added by Thomas Bostelaar on Dec 06, 2014 10:59 PM
Thomas Bostelaar
Cornelius Bostelaar
Hi Kathy,
Thanks for creating records for Bostelaar family members in Green wood cemetery. Cornelius Bostelaar is my grand uncle. Lavina Bostelaar is my grand aunt. They are brother and sister, not husband and wife. Cornelius died 2 July 1972. Lavina was born 29 Sept 1989.
Tom Bostelaar
Added by Thomas Bostelaar on Dec 06, 2014 10:15 PM
Steven Matthew Hahn

Thanks so much for the three transfers. It is much appreciated. And thank you also for the advise about how to widen the space for the biography at the memorials using a long string of equal ("=") signs. I will be doing a lot of this in the future. Thank again.

Added by Steven Matthew Hahn on Dec 06, 2014 5:52 PM
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