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kswh (#46633789)
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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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Kate O
John f Myers family
I just added a daughter of his to CRC. Helen Myers Whedon #175454874. She is the twin sister of Helena Myers. Her obit says that she was buried at cemetery. Guessing on family lot.

Also - wondering if John's wife Maria Hunter Myers is buried at CRC. John's obit states that she died in 1867 and all children were born in city of Cortland and they were living there at time.
Added by Kate O on Jan 17, 2017 9:45 PM
Kate O
John F Myers family
Added by Kate O on Jan 17, 2017 9:39 PM
Roberta Comerford
Thank you for the transfer of family. I appreciate it. Roberta
Added by Roberta Comerford on Jan 08, 2017 1:44 PM
Purple Mountain
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Thank you so much for the wonderful gift of time and effort you have given us by taking and sharing the grave photos. It has meant the world to me! I a asking about John Vosburgh's grave. He was married first to a Mary E. (no maiden name yet). She died shortly after the 1900 census. He remarried soon. I can't find her grave. I am wondering if there is an way to find out if se is buried somewhere in the Sand Hill cemetery. Can you me any ideas? He is remarried by the 1905 NY state census. Except for the Civil War and 1885 census he never leave the Cayuga area. I appreciate any help you can give me.
Marie AKA Purple Mountain
Added by Purple Mountain on Nov 29, 2016 2:36 PM
Andrew L.
RE: Merrill Omans #152878070
oops, you can edit that out.
Added by Andrew L. on Nov 25, 2016 3:38 PM
Lynda Puakea
Anna Feeter Carly
I just came across your photos of Annaʻs grave stone... thank you for posting them. May I use them on my private family tree? Anna was married to a distant Feeter family member... I always give credit to the find a grave members who share their photos with me... thanks very much... and Happy Thanksgiving!

Lynda Puakea
Added by Lynda Puakea on Nov 22, 2016 6:08 PM
Cindy Coffell
RE: William Manning
No biggie. Thanks again :-)
Added by Cindy Coffell on Nov 02, 2016 5:43 AM
Cindy Coffell
William Manning
Thank you for William's memorial. I added a brief biography to it today. I appreciate you!
Added by Cindy Coffell on Nov 01, 2016 4:48 PM
RE: Transfer
Thank you! I meant to thank you earlier!
Added by vwb on Oct 30, 2016 12:51 PM
RE: Alphonzo Booth
I see the death date was slightly off and went back to check. It's hard to tell a 3 from an 8 on those old newspapers but the death date I think should read "March 23", and not 28 (Memorial# 38147542_. ~Nancy
Added by ~Nancy on Oct 21, 2016 9:44 AM
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