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Shawn The Grave Hunter (#46481676)
 member for 13 years, 9 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo I am a man who loves history and in my time have seen some very old tombstones in my travels and when researching my family history. There have been some interesting finds in my time. I am a writer and poet and I plan on designing my own monument to leave my mark upon the world when I die. I have found many old markers in Texas and Iowa in the northern part of the state and Minnesota. Having an interest in the funeral industry I am always researching cemeteries. It was because of my Grandpa that I have such a love for history. Recently while visiting a cemtery in Falls County, TX I discovered about twenty tombstones that were inscribed in German. This was the first time I have ever seen any markers written in another language. As far as the future, who knows where my travels may take me. God is my guide and it certianly will be an adventure! Every one has a right to be remembered. I am a voice for those who do not have anyone to do this for them. I do not only my family and friends but I often walk local cemeteries and add information online to aid researchers in their family history research. If I have made a mistake or if you have something for me to add please get in touch with me and I will take the appropriate action. I am willing to do photo lookups in Lubbock as well as other places. Contact me if I can help. However do bear in mind that I am unable to drive but will do my best to assist in any way possible.

***** I really hate to do this, but from now on, I WILL NOT do any transfers or updates that come to me on the message board. I've had too many requests that have errors in them and this just slows everything down. Please, please please use the EDIT tabs on the memorials. This is what it was designed and set up for so please use it. Also, it has gotten to the point that I will no longer respond to transfer requests or up-date requests that are sent to me here on the Message Board or by e-mail. I will only make changes that come to me via EDIT/SUGGEST A CORRECTION. Thanks.****

Many thanks for the words of encouragement and support about my contributions on the site. It has been a godsend for me in doing my genealogy and it is my hope that my work will do for others what others work has done for me.
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Sarah Mikkelsen Carson
Thank you for making the edits for Alma Jane Carnes Isom, Melva Jeanne Isom Stringham, Billy Kent Isom, Robert Lee Isom, and Joe Dick Isom.
Added by Sarah Mikkelsen Carson on Mar 02, 2015 9:57 AM
D Tucker
Richard C Griffin
Info on RC Griffin my uncle.Son of Evin Terry Griffin and Annis Jane Summers Griffin.
His wife was Homer Lee Rumsey born Aug 1920 died Nov 1988
Her parents are:
Alma Pearl Tennyson Rumsey
Jan 1902 - Dec 1965
Homer Curtis Rumsey
March 1987 - Oct 1953

Edna Earl Rumsey Hooker
April 1918 - Dec 1981
May Pearl Rumsey
1919 - 1919
Marie Rumsey Buebenik
Aug 1920 - Nov 1988
Homer Lee Rumsey Griffin
March 1923 - May 2001
Helen Margaret Rumsey Geddes Upton
April 1941
Added by D Tucker on Mar 01, 2015 11:00 AM
RE: Transfer
I am new to this site. She was listed as Bryan, Bryson or something like that and I ask if it was Byrom instead. I said they were duplicates and asked if one should be deleted. I am simply trying to leave an ancestry trail since I am the last of the Byroms of my Dads family. Thank you for the work you have done. Did not mean to offend you. If you don't want to transfer to me or let me use picture I will delete my update. Be kinder than neccesary because everyone you know is fighting somekind of battle.
Added by Darla on Feb 21, 2015 6:25 PM
Linda Barnard
Wade Russell Kelly
I've been trying to find his memorial and cannot. He's supposed to be buried in Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, Texas. His dates are
7 Aug 1896 Haskell County, Texas
8 May 1981 Hale, Texas

I found his son, Wade Eugene Kelly, buried there, but not the father. Are there some memorials that have not been made for year 1981?

His wife is Bertha Scarborough
28 Aug 1909 Okla
19 May 1989 Lubbock, Texas
Can't find her either???

Any help is appreciated.

Thank you,
Linda Barnard
Added by Linda Barnard on Feb 21, 2015 10:34 AM
Thank you for the transfer and your commitment to Findagrave!
Added by RootsDigger on Feb 18, 2015 3:52 PM
Hi, Thank you for the HS picture for Grady Owen # 41917992. Would you transfer the memorial to me as he is an uncle on my maternal line.

My # 47463820

Thank you

Jim Sword "Rootsdigger"
Added by RootsDigger on Feb 18, 2015 9:49 AM
Evia Byrom 33835883 is a duplicate of my 140281419. Would you please transfer to me so I can delete or please delete it? Also, is there a way to get a picture of the monument?
Added by Darla on Feb 03, 2015 5:54 PM
Tombstone photos
Shawn: Thank you so much for the 2 tombstone photos taken in Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock County, Texas for Zellie T. McAllister (#27805544) & husband, Joe Edison McAllister (#27805543).
I appreciate your time and effort in volunteering to be a findagrave photographer.
Added by KaysRoots on Feb 02, 2015 9:38 AM
Norma Eaton
HS for Arthur Colwell
Thank you very much for taking and posting the headstone of Arthur Colwell. I really appreciate you taking the time to do this for me.
Added by Norma Eaton on Feb 02, 2015 9:00 AM
George Barnett McAllister #25158044
Shawn: Again, thank you so much for the transfer and thank you for all you do for Findagrave.
Your hard work is greatly appreciated.
Added by KaysRoots on Jan 27, 2015 7:44 AM
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