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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 11 years, 11 months, 3 days
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Bio Photo Calling all Find-a-Gravers from West Texas: I've started a Facebook page titled WEST TEXAS FIND A GRAVE. This is mostly for the folks in my area but is an open group and is open to all. It's not a gripe session about the site but should be used to help with what cemeteries need to be surveyed or photographed. Feel free to check it out.
I'll be listing as many cemeteries in the Lubbock, Texas area as possible. I would like to meet with other members in Lubbock. Please feel free to get in touch with me and i'll try to answer any questions that i can.

I've noticed a trend lately that should be addressed. Please do not add Death Certificates to my memorials. This may be a good source of information but I feel it is out of place on memorials. You can request a tranfer of ownership if you feel the need to post a Death Certificate.

Also on the subject of Death Certificates, please be aware of the pitfalls of taking this information as absolute. There has been some discussion on this topic in the Forums. Use care when reading this data. The location given as the place of burial is not always the correct name of that cemetery. It may only be the city where the person was taken. I've seen too many times where an incorrect listing is added unnecessarily by folks unfamiliar with the location of burial. Many cemeteries have changed names or ownership over the years. Please double check the county listing before adding a new cemetery. You might save yourself a lot of time and trouble.

I'm more than glad to make any correction, update or transfers that pass my way. Please use the Edit (Suggest a Correction) tab on the memorials, as this makes things go faster and easier for me.

Also, any changes that are sent to me, I take at face value so please don't send me a list of sources that prove who the parents are or where they were born. I'm not the DAR or a school teacher who double checks for accuracy. What you send me is what I enter.

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.
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Dee78639n Braly
Herbert Melton Chick
Thanks so much for your quick response. It is always a pleasure to work with you. Have a very Merry Christmas!
Deen Braly - Find A Grave #47610288
Added by Dee78639n Braly on Dec 19, 2014 8:46 AM
Elizabeth A.
Many thanks!
Thanks so much for fulfilling my photo request for William Criswell...I really appreciate your time and effort! ~ Have a Merry Christmas!
Added by Elizabeth A. on Dec 11, 2014 2:23 PM
Hazel Clack
William Preston Butler & Margaret Josephine Douglas
Thank you for getting the photos for me. Appreciate it. Happy Holidays.
Added by Hazel Clack on Dec 10, 2014 7:24 PM
RE: Martha Wiltshire #132469562 at West Park Cemetery
Oh, that would explain it then. I thought she was a child and had not thought she was his wife. Wow! I was confused by it all for sure. Strange isn't it that they are buried there together. Thanks for the info.
Added by Mary(Coggin)Russell on Dec 10, 2014 2:27 PM
Shirley Farrell
I have removed the photo request for Jessie Kates. I did not see the other memorial. I appreciate the info.
Added by Shirley Farrell on Dec 09, 2014 8:19 AM
c will
thank you so much for the photos I requested . I greatly appreciate your effort .
Added by c will on Dec 08, 2014 7:05 PM
Thank you for headstone photo
Thank you for the time and all the efforts you spent getting the picture of the Farrar headstone. We appreciate posting one photo on the memorial page to leave room for family pictures. Thank you and Have a Warm and Wonderful Day!
Added by Karen on Dec 08, 2014 4:34 PM
Chuck/Karen Brackett
LD and Ruby Yates
Sorry it has taken me so long to get back to you, but thanks very much for the nice pictures of their head stones.

Chuck/Karen Brackett
Added by Chuck/Karen Brackett on Dec 08, 2014 10:22 AM
Pauline Fagala
Ralls Texas Cemetery
Please change Lelane to Leland

Add Walter Whitman Templeton born May 24 1886 and died November 1, 1976 buried in West Post Oak Cemetery in Lamar County Texas

Walter W Templeton is my Dad

The four children that died in 1900 died of smallpox

You can reach me at

2105 New York St
Baytown TX 77520
Added by Pauline Fagala on Dec 07, 2014 4:02 PM
Herman Weiland
Oton Cemetery
Thank you for the Nafzger photos in Olton Cem.
Added by Herman Weiland on Dec 07, 2014 6:23 AM
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