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David Sifford (#46564332)
 member for 11 years, 7 months, 9 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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RE: Bessie Welch Brothers
Thank you!
Added by Terry on Aug 28, 2014 5:05 AM
Bessie Welch Brothers
May I use her gravestone photo in my Family Tree? She was married to my 2nd cousin 3x removed. I will gladly give you credit for the photo. Thank you so much, Terry
Added by Terry on Aug 27, 2014 6:55 PM
Wan Smith
Currey memorials
David, I truly do thank you for the transfer of my grandparents/Addie Maple Finley Currey and John Coke Currey, Sr.'s memorials.
Added by Wan Smith on Aug 25, 2014 2:04 PM
Terry Echols
RE: Reginald Edgar Echols, Sr
Thanks for the marker image. Was there not one for his wife or any other Echols there?

I'm trying to map the whole of the Echols line. Sometimes I don't know who else may be in the same cemetery.
Added by Terry Echols on Aug 25, 2014 10:23 AM
debbie steinman
Chriss Wayland Hand
thank you for your kindness and time and hard work...
Added by debbie steinman on Aug 25, 2014 4:08 AM
Jim Kirksey
Thank you for picture.

If you are back in Lamesa, Arthur Moss and Annie Mary Kirksey Moss graves are in the same cemetery and also need pictures.

Thank you again,
Added by Hannah on Aug 24, 2014 8:39 PM
George Dixon
hedore Olive Evans
David, thanks for photo. If I can assist you in the Austin area let me know. George,
Added by George Dixon on Aug 24, 2014 7:33 AM
Robert Hunt
Ed and Velma Jones
Thank you so much for the headstone pictures of my great aunt,and great uncle.They were one of my many road blocks in my family ancestor research.Until now.
Added by Robert Hunt on Aug 23, 2014 8:42 PM
Richard Tisdale
Irma Leta Tisdale
David, thanks for taking the time to photo my 4th cousin's headstone, I really appreciate the effort. Regards, Richard Tisdale
Added by Richard Tisdale on Aug 23, 2014 8:20 PM
Susan Aduddell
Betty Tiller
Thanks so much for taking the photo of Betty Tiller's marker!
Added by Susan Aduddell on Aug 23, 2014 5:08 PM
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