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B.J. Nelson (#46864554)
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Bio Photo I'm a native of Longmont, CO. I'm been interested in genealogy for almost 50 years but I did take time off to raise a family. Research is much easier now then it was 30 years ago. The Denver Library and Federal Archives are not far away and that has been a help.

When I started taking photos my husband didn't come but after a visit to a cemetery that was on a one lane road on the side of a mountain he was hooked. The markers were very old and very interesting, so now he willing walks around a cemetery with me as we locate the markers that were requested. He trims the grass and pulls the weeds around the markers to be sure I get a good photo. We also stop and visit relatives and friends and look at interesting markers. The two remarks on markers I have really liked are "This is the only stone she left unturned." and "I told you I was sick."


You have my permission to use headstone photos that I have posted for your genealogy record.
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MN
Edwin Smith photo plot
Thank you very much for taking a photo of the unmarked plot of Edwin Smith Jr. and researching this. I appreciate the time and effort you took to do this.
Added by MN on Feb 09, 2015 5:06 AM
PDay
Headstone Photos
BJ
Thank you so much for being willing to help with all of the headstone photos. I really appreciate all that you do.
Paula Day
Added by PDay on Jan 23, 2015 5:11 PM
Heather
RE: Rodney Markham
Thank you for your hard work! And the photos too!
No hurry. I understand weather plays a big roll in getting them done. :)

Best Wishes, Heather
Added by Heather on Jan 18, 2015 1:28 PM
Heather
Photos
Thank you for the Photos! Thank you for all the hard work you do!
Best wishes, Heather
Added by Heather on Jan 18, 2015 1:23 PM
Linda Wainner
Janet Wainner Niven
Thank you so very much for the great photo! Linda
Added by Linda Wainner on Jan 15, 2015 6:27 AM
PDay
Rosenoff Headstones
BJ
Thank you so much for being willing to do this for me. I think that it would be better to wait until spring to take the pictures. You are wonderful to go and get so many of these photos for me.
Thanks
Paula
Added by PDay on Jan 14, 2015 2:47 PM
Rebecca Jean Jackson Henderson
RE: Perry Collins
No I have not been able to locate what cemetery they are buried at. If I locate will let you know.
Added by Rebecca Jean Jackson Hend... on Dec 26, 2014 4:18 PM
Michelle Ruggles
RE: Ruggles in Mtn. View Cemetery, Longmont
I don't understand about the library. Do they have a good Genealogy section there?
Thanks,
Michelle
Added by Michelle Ruggles on Oct 21, 2014 9:19 PM
Michelle Ruggles
RE: Ruggles in Mtn. View Cemetery, Longmont
Hi. I didn't think that you were related to these Ruggles. I know about taking pic's of graves, especially if a family member asks you to. I'm thinking that somewhere along the line, I am related to them. Actually, I live in Dacono & have visited the graves.
Added by Michelle Ruggles on Oct 21, 2014 9:17 PM
Michelle Ruggles
Ruggles in Mtn. View Cemetery, Longmont
Hello B.J.~
As you can see from my name, I am a Ruggles. Do you have any information on this family or have you been in any kind of contact with them? I would really love to be able to connect with them.
Thank you so much,
Michelle Ruggles
Added by Michelle Ruggles on Oct 21, 2014 12:44 PM
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