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Anna (#47477171)
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Bio Photo Genealogy has become my newest addiction!

Taphophilia = an abnormal love for graves and cemeteries. The love of walking cemeteries and finding lost relatives and the gravesites of ancestors.


I would prefer that birth/death/marriage certificates not be posted to the memorials I have created. I prefer the space be made available for photos of the person since most of these documents are easily found online and can be transcribed to the bio area of the memorial.

These records, especially Death records, can contain private and sensitive information that family members may not want shared.

The addition is even less helpful if an edit request is not sent to have the pertinent information added to the memorial. Thanks for your cooperation!!

Please do not put photos of newspaper obits on the memorials. These take up limited spaces in the photo allotment. If you have an obit then please type it up and submit it through the edit option and I would be happy to add it to the bio section as long as the name of the newspaper and date of publication are included.


If you've never taken a few moments to spend time in the cemetery...You're really missing out. The peace and tranquility you find in them. Those that have gone before many times have left a final message on their tombstones. These messages are an inspiration and make me feel humbled and blessed! Go ahead...take the time...walk your local cemetery and read their messages and see how they reach out and touch you! You'll be glad you did! (quoted from another find-a-graver)


We are the chosen. In each family, there is one who seems called to find the ancestors.
To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, to tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve.
Doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts, but instead, breathing life into all who have gone before.
We are the story tellers of the tribe.


"When I go to a cemetery, I don't just see tombstones. I see families there. I see history there. I see much more than just a stone..."
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ann cunningham
Miner Family
Anna, I am a grandchild of Edward Cargill Miner, son of John Ellsworth Miner. I am seeking more information about John and his wife Ida Maude (Wiley) Miner. Do you have some resources?
Added by ann cunningham on May 21, 2015 6:40 AM
Bill Coon
RE: Mary Ellen Harker, 71, of Wana
Thanks Anna, but you still keep control, you were first. The important thing to me is that these folks are remembered. Some day we need to have a picnic of all the Gravers in this area. I think that would be neat.
Added by Bill Coon on May 19, 2015 4:01 PM
Bill Coon
Mary Ellen Harker, 71, of Wana
Dear Anna,
I found your work in progress for Mrs. Harker after I finished mine, so I am transferring it to you. I thought it might save you some time. Feel free to delete or use it as you please. Thank you for what you do for our friends, who have passed on. The obit is from Fairmont Times, dated May, 19, 2019.
Added by Bill Coon on May 19, 2015 1:34 PM
jim parker
RE: Donald Stengel photo
Your welcome. Glad to be able to help. :)
Added by jim parker on May 17, 2015 3:03 PM
Cathy Nelson
RE: Betty J.(Eddy) Parker
Thank you so much! I appreciate it!
Added by Cathy Nelson on May 11, 2015 2:43 PM
Teresa LeMaster Fordyce
RE: Thomas photos (4)
You're welcome. Glad I could help.
Added by Teresa LeMaster Fordyce on May 06, 2015 8:20 PM
jim parker
RE: Jack Wagner photo
Your Welcome. Glad to be of assistance :)
Added by jim parker on May 06, 2015 6:07 AM
Bonnie Huish
Andrew and Kate Wolcott Harvey
Anna thanks for providing correct cemetery location for this couple and taking photos. I have corrected their resting location and would appreciate you now posting the photos. Memorials 35697523 and 35694955. Have wonderful week!
Added by Bonnie Huish on May 04, 2015 5:04 PM
Catherine and Katie Fleming
Thank you for your help with with Catherine and Katie. I have moved them to the correct cemetery. I certainly appreciate you contacting me!
Added by Trudy on May 04, 2015 5:22 AM
cynthia mullens
RE: Petitto photos (9)
Thanks for your note, Anna. Very kind of you. Cindy
Added by cynthia mullens on Apr 29, 2015 4:28 PM
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