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kswh (#46633789)
 member for 10 years, 6 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo I started going to cemeteries in geneology searches. As I went thru the cemeteries I realized how much the stones wear down (and all the other factors - cemeteries not being kept up, vandalism, etc) and that someday you wouldn't be able to read those stones.

I also realized what great things people were doing by taking pics, and volunteering to take pics, for people who were looking for their family and couldn't get to the area.

So...I starting taking pictures myself. Now that we have digital cameras all it costs me is my time. And the results are great...people find family they're looking for and most importantly, those that were buried in the cemetery and the stones were put up for are not forgotten.
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Cindy Coffell
Elizabeth Keator
Thank you for Elizabeth's grave photo. I appreciate you! And, thank you for finding her husband, Thomas.
Added by Cindy Coffell on Apr 26, 2015 3:37 AM
Tom C.
RE: Thanks much!
Don't you just love Central New York weather?!?!?!?
Added by Tom C. on Apr 25, 2015 6:34 AM
Tom C.
RE: Thanks much!
That would be awesome (if you could take pics) in White Chapel!! I got about 75% through the Apostles section - that's as far as I got - so feel free to pick another section(s) - just let me know (so we don't overlap) - if I EVER get back out there!!

Tom
Added by Tom C. on Apr 22, 2015 12:19 PM
Tom C.
RE: Thanks much!
For White Chapel - I'll send along the maps via email. I went over last year to take pics and started with the Apostles section - taking pics - but they take so much time since you have to clean a lot - up and down - sore knees; legs, etc... I didn't finish that section since I ran out of time, energy and weather - and I haven't gotten back.... And it looks like find-a-grave member Cathy Alton fulfills photo requests for there which is nice... I'm not sure when I'll get back, my schedule seems much busier so far this year.... My goal is to get ALL pics at some point..... so we'll see - any help would definitely be appreciated!!!!

Tom
Added by Tom C. on Apr 21, 2015 6:45 PM
ca
Taylor
Many thanks again! I do sincerely appreciate your efforts in locating the stones and capturing such fine photographs! Thank you from afar. Happy Spring!
Added by ca on Apr 21, 2015 6:00 PM
Tom C.
RE: Thanks much!
You're so very welcome!!! I have lot maps from the cemetery office - some of them are quite hard to read - but help!!! If you want them - let me know - glad you were able to find who you were looking for - that cemetery isn't easy with all the flat markers - you can wander for hours trying to find someone!!!!
Added by Tom C. on Apr 21, 2015 6:11 AM
ca
Grimsley
Thank you so very much for fulfilling my Grimsley photo request. Sincerely appreciate your time and efforts in locating the stone as well as great photography! Many thanks from afar.
Added by ca on Apr 15, 2015 4:47 AM
Louise
Winslow Photos
Thank you so much for the photos. I really appreciate your VOLUNTEER time!! Louise
Added by Louise on Apr 14, 2015 7:22 PM
Little Fir
Graham/Wood Up-Dates
Thank you so much for creating these memorials and adding the links and information.

God Bless You!
Added by Little Fir on Apr 13, 2015 8:20 PM
yrag reltub
Lois M. Cooley Barlow
Find A Grave Memorial# 69315257;
Hi, please link Lois to her parents, Thank you.
Father # 75020753
Mother # 75020888
Added by yrag reltub on Apr 07, 2015 5:41 PM
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