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David Parsons (#47361764)
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Bio Photo If you have corrections or additions, I am happy to put them in but please, use the edit, correction suggestion to do corrections or transfer requests. I am also happy to transfer management to a responsible relative.

I became interested in genealogy in 1993 after my grandmother passed away. I have collected over 40,000 names 4500 obituaries, and 1500 death certificates for descendants of 1880 Lawrence County, Ohio.

In 2010 I found findagrave and found it to be a excellent site for remembering our ancestors.
I have done considerable work on City Cemetery, Brownsville, Texas, (adding 20,000+ names, in addition to several 1000 more by other volunteers - 25,000+ total), I also have done several smaller cemeteries in Brownsville and Lawrence Co, Ohio.

I am also working to index Brownsville Death Certificates from 1950 to 1976 (images available on up to 1976) and the Brownsville Herald Newspaper obits from 1977 to 2013. Currently have scanned images of 1977 to 2013, with index complete from 1977 to 2001. If you need a Brownsville obit in this time frame, send me a note with the name and death date.
After the index in complete, I expect to find several 1000 more names that have no headstone to add.

Just found a great webpage, It is shareware, you don't have to pay but it is worth $15-30 to block almost every ad. Stops the ads on findagrave, well worth something to stop them, but also stops adchoices garbage.

Do not post photo requests for City Cemetery. All readable headstones have been posted.

Photo requests for Buena Vista and Rose Lawn in Brownsville requires contacting the cemetery by a family member to obtain plot location information. They will not give the info to a non family member, who knows why, its just "policy".

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Bobbie Camp Floyd
RE: Mariano Manzano
The death certificate reads Rose Lawn. Is that a mistake or what else do you have?
Added by Bobbie Camp Floyd on Oct 04, 2015 2:46 PM
D.C. Poppe
RE: Wilhelmine Poppe
You are most welcome. If I can be of any additional help...
D.C. Poppe
Added by D.C. Poppe on Oct 03, 2015 10:28 AM
Yolanda Cervantes
Santa Rosalia Cemetery
David, I have sent you a private email...hope you receive it and I look forward to hearing from you!
Added by Yolanda Cervantes on Sep 16, 2015 9:21 PM
Bruce Hicks
RE: Arthur Boettger
My message wasn't meant to suggest that you messed up in any way. You put the name as it shows on the headstone. I found the application for a military headstone after I wrote you the first time. I added it to show that even they were confused about what his last name actually was. If you want me to remove the headstone application, just let me know.

Added by Bruce Hicks on Jun 16, 2015 9:27 AM
Carolyn Hebbe McLeod
Granvil Balthrop
Thank you very much for the transfer of this family member to me.

Added by Carolyn Hebbe McLeod on Jun 13, 2015 11:52 AM
Connie Schwindt Rumold
Malcom Brown - 137014709
Thank you so much for taking this photo and for the extra efforts for his wife's, Clotilda, burial plot in the future.

Your help is truly appreciated.

Connie Schwindt Rumold

Added by Connie Schwindt Rumold on Jun 11, 2015 6:50 AM
Patricia Gilliland Devoti
Added by Patricia Gilliland Devoti on May 24, 2015 8:39 AM
Farrar and related families
on behalf of the Farrar family, thank you for your helpful cooperation.
Added by Farrar and related famili... on Apr 30, 2015 7:06 PM
Beverly Kirk
RE: Joseph Kirk
Added by Beverly Kirk on Apr 28, 2015 1:21 PM
photo acceptence
I noticed you say some of your photo offerings have been rejected with no reason given. One of the criteria for photos seems to be "No white outline" If a photo gets rejected, try cropping it to eliminate any border. Also, there is a Megapixel limit on the size of the file. My 16 MP camera would create files much bigger than allowed so I crop most of it out before uploading. I often take photos of two or three stones or markers at one time and crop each one out before uploading. Hope some of this helped.
Added by qashqai on Apr 26, 2015 7:22 AM
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