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SM (#46597451)
 member for 10 years, 10 months, 29 days
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For over 45 years I have worked on my family histories. Sometimes, as a "get-away" from my own research and frustrations I walk through a cemetery and record my own census of readable tombstones. I record the dates and inscriptions just as they are engraved on the memorial.
So, what I have recorded is usually my own work efforts and research.

Memorials are created with respect and honor and are not intended to offend.

Should you have additions/corrections to my entries or if you would like your family member or friend transferred to your care, please let me know--
If the memorial is not my own relative or close friend, I consider all requests for memorial transfers. I'm not going to quibble over the ancestry and how many times removed you are from the person in the memorial. I'm happy to transfer memorials. Likewise, I appreciate similar considerations.

(And - I'm not in a numbers race to see how fast I can post obituaries or how many memorials I can post) On newer records I've tried to keep it more to a minimum. I believe these are for the closer family to decide. Seems some entries are made before the family has an opportunity to return from the cemetery !

I wish you success as you look for those who have gone before.

BY THE WAY I find my personal pictures- many I personally took -- lifted and reposted on other sights without my permission. It does anger me when I see my pictures reposted elsewhere without acknowledging the source.
You can use pictures I take in your online family trees by making a connective link to the original on FindAGrave, and/or including credit to FindAGrave member SM #46597451.
None of my personal pictures may be sold and/or exchanged for any type of payment.
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Alonzo Rosman Dunbar
Thank you for making the edits and adding the additional bio name change info. I am Whitewater Rosman related, by marriage of Alonzo's brother, Eugene. The additional info will definitely help anyone trying to figure out the Dunbar name change & relationship.
Added by INDIANATURTLE on Oct 14, 2014 5:45 AM
Peter Diehr
Phebe E. Cissne #17022576

I read the monument as "Phebe E. died May 9, 1856"; the biographical text says 1886.

I looked closely because 1886 doesn't fit with the other children.

Best Regards, Peter

Added by Peter Diehr on Sep 01, 2014 10:35 AM
RE: Tommie Branick
I can well understand that you would remember my cousin Tommie with fondness! She was so interesting to talk with.

Thank you for sharing your memories with me.
Added by Saralyn on Aug 05, 2014 12:52 PM
J E Clerk
RE: Thrasher
I really know little of the Thrasher family, as well. About all I know is they are an old family name in the Gill Township area, including New Lebanon, and they are "shirt-tail" cousins connected by marriage.
Added by J E Clerk on Jul 22, 2014 4:36 AM
Darrell Anderson
Charles R Fagg
Please ad Charles Raymond fagg 33030791 to Oak Hill Cemetery Riley IN. He has a marker there and the American Legion Post #328 is named for him.

Thank You
Added by Darrell Anderson on Jul 20, 2014 6:16 PM
Roberta Decker
RE: Roberta Decker
I'm at a loss to figure out your message. I am alive and well, and not related to you. Just ignore whatever it was. Maybe it'll straighten itself out.
Added by Roberta Decker on Jul 14, 2014 5:15 PM
Harriet Ann Claycomb
I took a picture of Harriet Ann's stone at Monmouth Cemetery (please check it out) - I can't delete my duplicate entry of her and add the picture to your older entry because I've never taken pictures at Ogden Cemetery in Warren County - it's pretty clear from the street behind the stone where I took the picture - let me know what you want to do. I'm willing to delete my memorial but I would like to maintain the picture, which was taken at Monmouth Cemetery, where Harriet's husband is also buried
Added by Shawdau on Jul 14, 2014 12:18 PM
Roberta Decker
Stewart #99188675
I am a direct descendent of Constantine Welman Stewart, father of Oliver Logan Stewart, father of Lester Raymond aka Raymond Lester. I would like to have his memorial so I can link him with the rest of the family. You list that he and Elsie had five children but only some of the names match what I have, and others are missing from your list. Do you remember where you got their names? Thank you for considering my request to transfer.
Added by Roberta Decker on Jul 13, 2014 12:41 PM
Angela Glascock
RE: Conner
Thanks so much for the transfer! We were happy to find their graves - and it was no easy task!
Added by Angela Glascock on May 23, 2014 5:27 PM
Mary and Jonathan Hankins
Thank you for the pictures!
Added by Darcy on Apr 02, 2014 3:00 PM
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