|David McInturff (#47179039)|
| || member for 6 years, 2 months, 21 days|
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I was born and raised and worked in northern Virginia. I'm a 66 year old Federal Government retiree with 43 years of service. Almost ten years after its inception, I found this site quite by accident when a co-worker asked me to help him at lunch time take a photograph of a headstone that was overgrown with bushes. After that, I was hooked fulfilling photo requests, primarily at nearby Arlington National Cemetery.|
Then it occurred to me that this would be a great place (free (thus far)) to document my family tree for all to see, which would be based on the extensive genealogical research that my aunt has been doing for the past 15 to 20 years. This project of linking thousands of memorials is going to take a very long time (if it's at all possible) to complete due to several memorial creators, totally unrelated to my family, who will neither transfer ownership nor respond to SAC edits. That is not to say that all memorial creators are like that. Indeed, most are very gracious and totally responsive, and for that, I whole-heartedly thank them.
If I have a memorial for one of your relatives or even someone else whose memorial you're willing to maintain, I'll gladly transfer ownership upon request. Please make your transfer request via the edit tab on the memorial page, and then SAC. I don't understand the reasoning behind many members wanting to hold on to memorials of folks they have no relation to, genetic or otherwise, when there are people willing to maintain them. Findagrave's guidelines are just that, guidelines. The logic behind the beyond-the-two-generation and non-direct-line transfer request guideline from multiple members is specious at best; those requesters would be related and should be able to work out maintenance issues better than the unrelated memorial creator.
Regarding duplicate memorials, it's never my intention to create a duplicate on purpose. If you come across a duplicate I that have made, please submit an SAC on the Edit tab of the memorial page and let me know, and provide the number of the original memorial. Thank you.
You have my permission to use any of my photos, as long as you include attribution. (Please don't ask, just use them.)
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|Gary G Sellers||Sellers in Arlington|
Thank you very much for the great photos.
|Amy Hunt||Monagan at Arlington|
Thank you so much for the photos. Beautiful quality and cropping. Really appreciate that.
Added by Amy Hunt on Nov 21, 2015 4:38 PM
Thank you so much for the wonderful and excellent photos. They look great! This was so rapid too. I wonder why the graves are so far apart? I thought wife's were buried in same plot. Maybe because of his rate. Also surprised to see a fraternal emblem. Didn't know that was allowed so far back in time. Maybe you have answers. At any rate,thanks again - great job.
|Bill Stephens||Julian Kee|
thanks for your quick photo of his memorial. Good photo. I appreciate your efforts
|Nancy Leathers||Ruth Leona Hay Thomas|
Thank you very much for the excellent photo. I really do appreciate it.
|Brenda||Wharton Nichols Photo|
Thank you so much for the wonderful photo. Your effort is very much appreciated. The photo is so clear and readable. Thanks again.
Added by Brenda on Nov 20, 2015 8:03 PM
Your photos are wonderful! You clearly put a lot of creative effort into the photos. Thank you for all that you do!
|Vonna||Joseph Gideon "Gilley" Alvarez|
David, what a super picture! Thank you so much for taking time to get it for me, I really appreciate it! Vonna
Added by Vonna on Nov 15, 2015 8:40 AM
|Gary G Sellers||Sellers in Arlington|
Three more great pictures. Thank you.
|Judy Wood||James K Shiver|
Thanks David for the great photo of James K Shiver's grave, we honor his service. Your kindness is greatly appreciated
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