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Mark Orey (#46569820)
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Bio Photo Click on the tomb for more info. I've been seriously interested in family genealogy for a long time. If I've added memorials to non-family members it's because I was there and had a camera while looking for my family (I'm a grave walker). Some markers catch my eye and I must photograph them. I try hard to capture the Veterans when I find them...because they deserve it. I'm not interested in building an empire of memorials for the sheer sake of numbers so I'm more lax over turning them over to family than Find A Grave's rules. If a relative is closer to you than me I have no problem turning them over. If they are at all relation to you and not me then just ask, tell me your relation and they are yours. I try not to add recent deaths too quickly, doesn't allow friends to post their friends memorials (I don't look at the Obits each morning first). I'd like to thank the volunteers who have brought me photos from far away, you are wonderful. You may use these photos for any non-profit reasons (Ancestry.com, findagrave spouses, etc)
I've been happily married for 40 years to a wonderful woman who keeps me in check. (I need to be kept in check.) I'm a NRA Life Member (gun enthusiast), from bull's-eye pistol to BMG, a certified PADI SCUBA Divemaster, Extra Class HAM radio operator and 4th dan Judo black belt. I wish I could fly, parachute, play an instrument and dance but I can't...or haven't yet. I also make a mean breakfast!
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Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Stratton, Bowlesburg Cemetery
Thanks so much for the Stratton headstone photo. I appreciate your help. Nicely done.
Added by Gerald "Jerry" Hobson on Mar 22, 2015 3:38 PM
L Winslow
George & Ethyl Elliott
Thank you for taking a photo of their headstone at Moline Memorial Park.
Added by L Winslow on Mar 22, 2015 12:36 PM
AnitaP
VanWinkle
Thank you for your time to photograph Otis and Edith VanWinkle's grave markers. I have given you the photo credit on Ancestry.com
Added by AnitaP on Mar 20, 2015 7:27 AM
Mark Michaels
Thank you
Thanks for the photo of Dorothy Peterson's grave.
Added by Mark Michaels on Mar 16, 2015 3:55 PM
Frank Murphy
RE: Orey's in MO
Mark Oray,

Your so very welcome. Was glad to take the pictures a IOOF Cemetery at Trenton MO
Added by Frank Murphy on Mar 16, 2015 3:33 PM
Marcia Lang
RE: Martha Thompson
Distant. When I find actual documentation on Ancestry is when I send edits.
Added by Marcia Lang on Mar 09, 2015 9:06 AM
macmadam
RE: Lawrence Spencer
He's 4th cousin 1xR to me, so not a direct but still my family, but I'd be happy to become his caretaker. I'm hoping to find his place of death to update too.

Thanks so much,
-Jeanne #47847520
Added by macmadam on Feb 21, 2015 10:36 AM
Rita Hagerty
D J Culbertson Crouch (128518136)
Thanks for posting the photo to my distant cousin's memorial - appreciate it very much.
Added by Rita Hagerty on Feb 20, 2015 6:44 PM
Rita Hagerty
Vera Vaughn (121594557)
Thanks for the photo you posted on this memorial; it's greaty appeciated.
Added by Rita Hagerty on Feb 20, 2015 6:42 PM
Judi Pegg
Werner C. Lienau
Thank you so very much for the tombstone photo Mark! I really appreciate your doing this for me!
Judi in Missouri
Added by Judi Pegg on Feb 18, 2015 9:09 PM
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