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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 13 years, 3 months, 11 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.
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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.
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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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Peggy Stenson
Millard Boatwright's grave
Thanks so much David, you getting the picture of my late Uncles grave means so much to me. Bless you.

Thanks Peggy
Added by Peggy Stenson on Apr 28, 2016 8:32 PM
Lawrence J. Daniel
CA and Martha Daniel
Thank you so much for the better pictures of my great great Grandfather and great great Grandmother. It allowed me to be able to read the inscriptions on their headstones. I really appreciate it!
Added by Lawrence J. Daniel on Apr 28, 2016 6:01 PM
Gerald Jacobs
Headstone Photos
Thank you very much for the headstone photos of the Boatman family in Dreamland Cemetery. Your kindness is appreciated.

Sincerely,

Jerry Jacobs (79)
Leander, Texas
Added by Gerald Jacobs on Apr 28, 2016 5:50 AM
GJ
Thank you...
so much for the photograph of Tommy Cruse's headstone! I appreciate your hard work and dedication very much.

GJ
Added by GJ on Apr 27, 2016 10:39 PM
Patricia Smith
David Martin photo
Thank you so much for taking the photo of my relative David Martin's gravestone. I appreciate all your time and effort!!
Added by Patricia Smith on Apr 27, 2016 4:24 PM
Don Sharp
Willie Lacy-Harwood
David,
Many thanks for fulfilling my request. I greatly appreciate your time & effort...
GREAT JOB!
Don
Added by Don Sharp on Apr 27, 2016 2:23 PM
Vikki Prudden
Tressie Seaney Duncan #104579292
I would like to ask permission to use your photo of the above named memorial in my family history and on Ancestry.com. I would, of course, credit you with the photo.

Thank you for the work you do, it is appreciated. Vikki Prudden
Added by Vikki Prudden on Apr 25, 2016 4:07 PM
Neil B (John 3:16)
Bonnie Tubb's online memorial
Hi David,

Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to visit the cemetery and take the photo of the headstone for this online memorial. Your time and effort is greatly appreciated!
Added by Neil B (John 3:16) on Apr 25, 2016 1:02 PM
Luteen Carroll
RE: Thomas Cloer
Sorry David, I gave you a date they married that is wrong, I don't know where they married, sorry for the mix up. Luteen
Added by Luteen Carroll on Apr 25, 2016 8:46 AM
Sherry Patterson
Charles Holmes
David, Thank you so much for the picture. Sherry
Added by Sherry Patterson on Apr 24, 2016 8:40 PM
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