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Lesa Epperson (#46576986)
 member for 11 years, 3 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo I have been doing genealogy for many years. One of my favorite things in researching is visiting cemeteries. I love to just walk around the tombstones and try to imagine what the people's lives might have been like. I have been contributing tombstone pictures to this site to help fellow genealogists that are a distance away that can't visit their relative's gravesite in person.

My family has been a big assistance to me in my project for this website. My son, Trenton, my daughter, Alena, and my husband, Terry, have helped me take tombstone photos. So a big "THANKS" goes out to all three of them!!

Quote from Findagrave: "The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. THE ULTIMATE GOAL SHOULD BE TO HAVE MEANINGFUL, ACCURATE MEMORIALS THAT HONOR THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY, REGARDLESS OF WHO CREATED THE MEMORIAL OR WHO MAINTAINS IT." Please keep this in mind when you request a transfer as it takes a lot of time and money to do research to add memorials to this site. I love working on this site, but I have run into some problems just recently.

I DO WELCOME ADDITIONS, CORRECTIONS AND FAMILY LINKS. The more information the better!! I usually get the updates done within 1 or 2 days.
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Nancy Long
Green Turtle Cay cemetery
I just want to thank you for the posting and the photographs of Green Turtle Cemetery. My husband and I owned a house on White Sound near the Green Turtle Club. We spent parts of each year there from 1976 to 2006 and loved every minute on this beautiful island. The tombstone photos bring back so many good memories of so many of the people we new. My husband, Jim Long, passed in 2008 and his ashes were scattered at Green Turtle. Is there someway to post a memorial for him even though there is no marker?
Thank you for all your work,
Nancy Long
Added by Nancy Long on Aug 16, 2014 9:06 AM
Memorial# 58507584, et al
Thank you for all of the Family Links. We appreciate being able to 'reunite' the family here on these memorials, and thank you for all of your work here at Find-a-Grave. Best wishes to you.
Added by RoseOfThePlains on Aug 03, 2014 3:18 PM
Lorraine Lambert
Harriet Miller Bowen
Thanks Lesa for adding Harriet's maiden name. Great seeing you yesterday. Have a blessed day.
Added by Lorraine Lambert on Aug 02, 2014 10:00 AM
Hiram Fugate gravestone photo
May I have your permission to download the photos of the gravestone of Hiram Fugate & his wives (Memorial# 41607218)?
I would like to upload them into my Ancestry family tree.
Thank you for your consideration.
-Ro Fleury
Added by MissKitty on Jul 08, 2014 3:34 PM
Nancy Riddle
Gladys Riddle Chandler 83860893
Would it be possible for you to take a picture of the marker for Gladys and her husband Frank 83860913 and their daughter Frances 83860967. Gladys is my husband's aunt. They are buried in Spring Hill Cemetery in Danville IL. Thanks.
Added by Nancy Riddle on Jun 23, 2014 2:49 PM
Christine Brown
Rachel BROWN
Thank you so much for the photo of Rachel and infant son BROWN! This is my father-in-law' mother. Vermillion County is filled with "family" so please let me know if you are back cemetery again.

Christine Hajjar Brown
Added by Christine Brown on Jun 15, 2014 2:34 PM
Barbara Maitland
Joan(e) Clark
I'm officially your fan club now! I am requesting permission to attach your photo of Joan(e) Clark's tombstone to my husband's family tree. Joan is my husband's 11th great grandmother.
Thank you,
Added by Barbara Maitland on Jun 14, 2014 12:50 PM
Barbara Maitland
Simon Stone
I am requesting permission to attach your picture of Simon Stone's tombstone. He is my husband's 11th great grandfather.
Thank you,
Added by Barbara Maitland on Jun 14, 2014 12:47 PM
Mary Heinritz
John Hershberger
Hi Lesa,
Would it be possible for you to take a photo of John Hershberger graver in Cade-Patton-Hershberger Cemetery?
Thanks so Much!
Added by Mary Heinritz on Jun 12, 2014 10:20 PM
Marcia C.
Bell Obits
Thanks for attaching the obit information for George R and Maggie Zimmerman Bell.
Added by Marcia C. on Jun 12, 2014 8:59 AM
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