Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Calmly Searching (#47240541)
 member for 4 years, 9 months, 15 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo "When you remember me, it means that you have carried something of who I am with you, that I have left some mark of who I am in who you are. It means that even after I die, you can still see my face and hear my voice and speak to me in your heart." Fredrick Beekner


First of all, I would like to thank the many volunteers that give freely of their time, knowledge, and efforts on behalf of people searching for answers and hoping to breathe life back into their ancestors, walking cemeteries, taking photos, editing photos uploading and creating memorials.

Find a Grave is kept up by a United community of genealogists, historians, (beginners and experts) all of which of course, are VOLUNTEERS. We do not get paid for what we do here.

Creating memorials and fulfilling photo requests is a labor of love for me. If you appreciate something I've added, please pay it forward! If you receive "freely", give "freely"

I firmly believe that our ancestors deserve more than just dates and a cold hard stone on their memorials. It is because of that I try to add as much information as is available to me.

Please click the "Edit" tab on the individual memorial, then the "Suggest A Correction" link on the specific memorial you would like me to update or transfer. PLEASE DO NOT SEND CORRECTIONS AS PUBLIC MESSAGES

If I SUGGEST A CORRECTION to you, please copy and paste the info into the bio and add dates and places in the appropriate fields so they can help others locate the memorial. Maiden names and links to parents are also helpful. If you want to see my sources please just ask. You can also check the memorial, as over the last three years I have been trying to give credit to those that submit valid info in the bio of the memorial.

I spend a lot of time traveling, photographing, editing and posting my photos because I love doing it. It also gives me a lot of satisfaction if I can help others find their family. I do not mind if you use the photos for PERSONAL use.

I do not transfer to requesters who are rude/demanding, have no profile or who are collectors -- however,I'll always update and link memorials within a day or two or as time allows.
Transfer requests should be requested on the "edit" tab. Include your relationship, and your contributor name and number.

Keep in mind, those of us who list these memorials are only human, sometimes we make mistakes, let us know,and Never forget: We Are Volunteers. VOLUNTEERS. Our time and work are given freely.

The quote of Fredrick Beekner is borrowed from my cousin Mike Perkins memorial.

I am of the belief that no one is truly gone, until they are forgotten.

So with all this said, I will continue to visit cemeteries and take photos of graves, and hope someday to find more of my family,and maybe some of yours. Until then I will remain.... Calmly Searching..........

 Contact: Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 6,403 Memorials Added
 • 6,348 Memorials Managed
 • 26 Memorials/Week
 • 8,324 Photos
 • 9 Photo Requests
 • 63 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 4,013 Virtual Flowers
 • 23 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 6 Fame Ratings
 • 30 Sponsorships
 • 47 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
1 Corbin John Anderson Fa... (9)
1 Harris Family (51)
1Brooks (8)
2 Corbin Joshua McWhorter (13)
3 Corbin Line (62)
4 Corbin-Baker (8)
5 Ritter/Troutman (26)
6 Gifford/Parsons (29)
7 Borders, Martha's Famil... (13)
Behrendt Family (12)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
4losthistory, A Daughter of t..., A Marine's Daug..., Alberta Daniels..., Andrew Pack, Bobbie McDonald, brenda young, Carolyn Farnum, Cemetery Walker, Cemeterywlkr, Chris Carlson, ChuckNorris, Cindy, Darla Mays (Rod..., Deb, Eileen pelletie..., Frank K., Gen-Sher, Gregory Robinso..., Jim Tipton, [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
Messages left for Calmly Searchin... (467)[Leave Message]
George L. Hicks
Many thanks to you and a suggestion
Dear Searching;
Thank you so much for doing what you do. I have worked on our family tree for many years off and on, and have visited Rico Colorado myself and photographed a few family headstones. I also see some here that you photographed that I never did.

My relatives are the Hicks and Koenig family, and I have found quite a bit if information and photos on them.

A suggestion, would be to allow users to submit photos of them so a face goes with the grave marker, if that is not already here and I missed it. I have some great old black and white photos of my family members in several cemetaries and would love to share.

Again, thanks to you and everyone that contributes to this site, I, we, really appreciate it.
George L. Hicks Born 1962 - California
Added by George L. Hicks on Nov 26, 2014 9:57 PM
John Lybarger
RE: Eddy R Lybarger (1939 - 2013)
Ken Pelzel has messages disabled. Thanks for the effort.
Added by John Lybarger on Nov 22, 2014 11:41 AM
John Lybarger
Eddy R Lybarger (1939 - 2013)
Eddy R Lybarger (1939 - 2013)is not the spouse of Barbara Nadine Lybarger but her brother. Her ex-spouse was William Vigil 26 Dec 1930-29 Jan 2011 they were married 18 Feb 1951 and divorced 1964. He is buried Bingham Hill Cemetery, Bellvue, Colorado.
Added by John Lybarger on Nov 22, 2014 11:24 AM
John Henry Davis
Hello there !! John Henry Davis would be my Great Grand Uncle. He and my Great Grandma would have been brother and sister.

I have grown up my entire life hearing of the Cherokee ancestry that we have in the family. It has always been told that it was on the Davis side. However I have never been able to find anything....Until today. I stumbled upon John Henry Davis memorial page and notice that within the text it mentions how his mother was 1/2 Cherokee.

May I ask where you got that information or better yet... Was it passed down from HER mother or father?

Thank you so much in advance
Added by kalber on Nov 17, 2014 8:56 AM
Johnny Wesch
Hi Findagrave friend, just stopped by to say hello and that I so appreciate all the work you do here! Suspect its getting chilly up your way, stay bundled up!
Added by Johnny Wesch on Nov 14, 2014 12:01 AM
Ancestry Seeker
Harmsen Family 25247203
Thanks for letting me know... I have brought there memorials up to date and linked in more of the family.
Added by Ancestry Seeker on Nov 05, 2014 10:51 AM
RS Green-Starnes
RE: Richard Hammer
I hope you do as well....Thanks!!
Added by RS Green-Starnes on Nov 02, 2014 11:25 PM
.❀..*) .♥)
(")__(") (.* (.*♥
Wondwerful Bio❀Thank You
Added by Vickyღ❀ on Oct 25, 2014 2:10 PM
ss sagaser
RE: George Frans
thank you for the photo of george frans gravesite
Added by ss sagaser on Oct 24, 2014 7:36 AM
Vaughan Mavir
Hi again
I have managed to sort it out and deleted mine
Thanks again
Added by Vaughan Mavir on Oct 23, 2014 9:14 PM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service