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Chris West (#46952699)
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Bio Photo I developed taphophilia in Nov 2007. I'm adding what I can, photos and accurate transcriptions, because stones deteriorate and there's no better time than now.

On a philosophical note: I believe that an unmarried woman's surname should never be listed in the "maiden name" field, and a divorced woman who returned to her maiden name should also have that name as her surname.
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J E Strotman
Dimas Domingo
re: 157524634

Thank you for giving this memorial a name. Id hoped if I could photo the degrading headstones, someone would take up the cause and give them names. Find A Grave is awesome in this way. Takes a village. Thank you for what you do

Added by J E Strotman on May 04, 2016 8:01 AM
J E Strotman
Consorcia Mendoza
re: 109588659

Thank you for giving this last resting place a name. I've been watching for years now as this old Filipino cemetery is not taken care of and info is getting loss along with the names and dates. My last visit to Hawaii, I thought Id better just photograph everything I could, and hope someone would be able to find the missing parts. I'm so grateful for your help & thank you for what you do.

Added by J E Strotman on May 01, 2016 2:29 PM
Karen Mickel Bennett
Unknown Unknown
Wow, how interesting, especially since I put a photo of the stone on their memorial! Must have been a very late at night entry....No other excuse! Thank you for spotting this I appreciate it very much!
Added by Karen Mickel Bennett on Apr 30, 2016 1:10 PM
Joanne Gross Vaughn
Thanks for the translation
Added by Joanne Gross Vaughn on Apr 25, 2016 1:27 PM
Dean Weckman
Hi Kris, Keep up the good work,I postd many markers hoping someone could translate some of them. It is great to seem some getting translated, Thank you Dean
Added by Dean Weckman on Apr 23, 2016 9:22 PM
Carolina Caswell
Thanks, wish I could read "backwards" too.
Added by Carolina Caswell on Apr 23, 2016 1:40 PM
Updating My Memorials
Just wanted to say a hearty "thank you" for updating/adding/transcribing marker information to the memorials I have added that is written in Ukrainian.

It is very much appreciated. I'm glad to know someone is able to transcribe.


Added by Tonya on Apr 23, 2016 11:51 AM
Hi Chris,

I too wondered about that so I checked the Alberta Genealogical Society list for her and they too have her listed as Baron. Perhaps I should add that it might be Baran as a "note"

Thanks for your observation.

Taphophilia is a wonderful disease to 'suffer' from isn't it?


Added by Alison on Apr 15, 2016 2:50 PM
Ellen SP
The Seeman Family
Thanks for the additional edits on the Seeman Family! -- Ellen
Added by Ellen SP on Apr 02, 2016 9:10 AM
Neil D Scheidt
RE: Soldiers and Sailors Lot, Mt Moriah
Simply stated, a duplicate is when two memorials exist for the same person regardless of the circumstances.
Added by Neil D Scheidt on Mar 24, 2016 7:53 PM
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