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Jan Miller (#46607804)
 member for 11 years, 4 months, 4 days
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Bio Photo I have been researching my own family and volunteering for the Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society now for the past few years. I love wandering through cemeteries and will be willing to take photos of headstones in my town (or within 20 mi. or so) to help other researchers.


PLEASE ASK ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE ME TO TRANSFER A FRIEND OR RELATIVE. I ALMOST NEVER HAVE ANY PROBLEM DOING THIS!

The following poem, which I wrote, has gotten a lot of attention lately from those wishing to share it with others. Please know that I would be honored if you did. You can use my name as author if you like.

THE CEMETERY PHOTOGRAPHER


Wandering among the stones I see
The stones so weathered and worn
‘Tis difficult to find the date
On which the babe was born

I stare at the stone and am struck with awe
At the life that I knew was gone
This was someone's child, a babe so sweet
With loved ones to carry on

So I take a photo for all to see
For the family that remains
An everlasting memory of
A child of God's domain

I brush the weeds back from the stone
And say a silent prayer
For the babes that had no chance to live
And for mothers everywhere

The dove calls out it's mourning song
Among the stones so still
Echoes of the woes, through time
The choirs of despair

The stone will someday perish
The flowers will be gone
But a photo now remains of this
Their memory lives on!

And so my friend, don't hesitate
To film the weathered stone
Those who live within your hearts
Are never truly gone


***PLEASE NOTE NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS!!!! THANK YOU!!***


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Find-a-Grave Friends: Due to several circumstances, I have been delayed at fulfilling transfer memorials and corrections/connections. I plan to begin working on these today to complete these as requested. Thank you all for your patience -- you have not been forgotten -- and although I won't be notifying you individually that the corrections are made, please rest assured that they will be done ASAP. I appreciate your patience! -- Jan
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**************************************************ACCIDENTS SUCH AS DUPES HAPPEN, BUT *PLEASE* MAKE SURE YOU CHECK FOR AN EXISTING MEMORIAL FIRST BEFORE CREATING A NEW ONE! I HAVE HAD TO DELETE A NUMBER OF MY ORIGINAL MEMORIALS BECAUSE OF DUPES THAT WERE CREATED WITH MORE INFO OR PICS AT A LATER DATE. AS I HAVE STATED IN THE PAST, I WILL ALMOST ALWAYS TRANSFER MEMORIALS IF REQUESTED BUT PLEASE, AS A COURTESY, LOOK FOR AN ORIGINAL BEFORE DUPLICATING. THANKS!
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Linda
RE: Edits
Thank you for the obits. I try to update each night, so feel free to send any edits you wish. :)
Added by Linda on Jul 01, 2015 6:24 PM
JD Day
RE: Perry F. Basnett
You are welcomed. Do you have any more information on him? The dates of his birth and death and spouse? I can not find a death certificate for him.
Added by JD Day on Jun 20, 2015 2:38 PM
Stephen Cantrell
RE: Memorial dupe
Hi Jan! Thanks for taking the 'high road'! Roland's brother just passed, so I was looking for family and found your memorial. After reading the bio, there was no doubt that the two were brothers. I hope the other memorial owner captures and includes your bio with their memorial!
Thanks for being part of Find A Grave!
Best to you!
Added by Stephen Cantrell on Jun 17, 2015 1:05 PM
Linda
RE: Edits
Just wanted you to know that I found Infant McKinney's parents. :)
Added by Linda on Jun 17, 2015 8:30 AM
Linda
RE: Edits
Thank you for the information. I've been working tonight on linking the Tuttle family.
Added by Linda on Jun 14, 2015 8:01 PM
Karen Winters
RE: Benjamin F Smiley #29868650
This memorial needs to be taken down, as Benjamin F Smiley is buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Crab Orchard. See Find A Grave#98265493
Karen Stallings Winters
Added by Karen Winters on Jun 09, 2015 8:56 PM
Charlene Kimpler
Grace Herrin Livesay
Thank you for transferring Grace's memorial page.
Added by Charlene Kimpler on Jun 09, 2015 5:02 PM
Donnita Wicks Singleton
RE: Gladys Jordan
No I did not, that I recall.
Added by Donnita Wicks Singleton on Jun 08, 2015 11:40 AM
Sharon (Byrd) Jones
Sarah Sexton Riasden Hutson Cemetery Scott County TN
I believe that there is a duplicate in this cemetery on Sarah Ruth Sexton Riasden. Another entry is for Sarah R. Riseden. I can't remember whose entry was first not which one has the most info listed. I just thought I would let you know in case you want to delete your entry. Also, all of the other Risedens in the cemetery spell the name Riseden.

I just don't like duplicates and I have found at least 3 in this one cemetery. (Not saying you did the duplications.)

Please check this cemetery to see if any of the entries can be deleted so there won't be any duplicates.

Thanks,
Added by Sharon (Byrd) Jones on Jun 07, 2015 7:46 PM
Pro Deo et Constitutione
recent xfer of 34955771
Thank you dearly for transferring #34955771.
She was my GGAunt. It was so very king of you to transfer her to my care. I didn't even ask for it to be done, and you just bestowed me with the gift. Very kind of you. Take care.
Added by Pro Deo et Constitutione on Jun 06, 2015 8:10 PM
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