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Louis M. (#46599444)
 member for 12 years, 5 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo Taphophilia (a passion and enjoyment of cemeteries) has been my main hobby since the late 1970's when I was a junior in high school. I discovered that cemeteries in and around Los Angeles were the best places to hide from truant officers. It was in these adopted sanctuaries that I began to appreciate my surroundings: the grounds, the headstones, the architecture, the artwork and most importantly, the residents.

In October of 2010, I founded The Traveling Taphophiles, a group that sets out once a month to visit cemeteries. Our travels have taken us as far as New Orleans. I'm fortunate to have met others that share my hobby and to have forged some great friendships along the way.

Once photos have been posted, feel free to use them as you wish - photo credit isn't necessary.

Happy Graving ~

Louis DuMort


I miss Chris with all my heart.
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Messages left for Louis M. (2392)[Leave Message]
JMM
Thank you so much!
I'm grateful for the time you took to find my great grandfather and great grandmother's tombstones for me. I'm just starting my ancestry journey and am so impressed at the willingness of the community to help one another. I'm visiting my mom in a few weeks and she'll be thrilled to see these photos too. Thank you from both of us.

Julia
Added by JMM on May 19, 2016 9:49 AM
Kathy Feltman
Ella Engel Photo
Thank you so much for the photo. That is the quickest I have ever had a request filled!
Added by Kathy Feltman on May 19, 2016 9:30 AM
Erin Van Zante
Wow! Who knows about Mason's?
Thank you so so much for the photo of my great grandfather, Clayton Bowden Duke. It is grand! I DEFINATELY didn't expect it.
Erin Van Zante
Added by Erin Van Zante on May 19, 2016 6:00 AM
Sherry
Dyers
Thank you for posting the photos for James D & Mary E Dyer. You posted their photo for Antonia Dyer. Could you please post hers. Thank you for your help. Your time and effort is very much appreciated.
Sherry
Added by Sherry on May 19, 2016 5:46 AM
Davis Young
Scherbert marker at Rose Hills
Louis
thnx 4 taking the time to take a picture of Fred's marker. It wraps up the whole family.
Dave Young
Downey,CA
Added by Davis Young on May 18, 2016 8:38 AM
Sadie May♥
Andrew & Ruth Turrey
Hello Louis, Thank you so much for the photos of the Turrey's headstones. It is much appreciated.
-Sadie May
Added by Sadie May♥ on May 18, 2016 3:33 AM
Shawnee Brown
Harvey Marlowe
Hi Louis. My name is Shawnee. I married Harvey's son last year. We would love to get in touch with you, and other family members, if possible. Please contact me at redthunder64 at gmail. I don't know if this site allows email addresses to be entered, but just in case, I spelled it out. Hope to hear from you soon.
Added by Shawnee Brown on May 10, 2016 8:49 PM
Leigh Ann
Prince
Thank you for being the one who got approved for the Prince memorial. I see your name a lot for famous entries and it's nice that F.A.G. trusts your entries to be fair and accurate :)
Added by Leigh Ann on Apr 30, 2016 5:28 PM
Ann
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Thank you so much for attaching the photos of the gravestones of Charles Herbert McDavid and his wife Amanda Florence!
I live in Kentucky and getting to California was just not going to happen.
Thank you for all the work you do!
Your friend
Ann Horton Mefford
Added by Ann on Apr 25, 2016 6:47 AM
Sheila - Marie Brown
Prince Rogers Nelson
Info (News) states he was cremated, and ashes given to his family...
Added by Sheila - Marie Brown on Apr 23, 2016 3:27 PM
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