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Alan Wismer (#46864949)
 member for 10 years, 1 month, 6 days
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Bio Photo Hi,

I have been researching my family tree since way back in the 1970's, starting out doing it the hard way; lots of legwork. Now the internet has made a lot of it easier.

I have always enjoyed walking through old cemeteries and looking at the old stones. If you'd like a picture of a friend's or relative's grave near me, please let me know and I'll see if I can do it for you. Please let me know as much information as possible, like obvious things like cemetery name, location, etc, but also the plot numbers and other names associated with the person you are interested in.

I love history. Family names I am searching include Wismer, Wagner, Dunlap, Kirby, Lietke, Johnson, Sprout, Herrington, and Sweet among others.

I live just outside of Lake Odessa, Michigan, so I spend a lot of time at Lakeside Cemetery, where there are thousands of graves!

If I fulfill a photo request for you and you want the original pictures, please feel free to ask for them. Generally they are larger and of a higher quality than what is posted on FAG.

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RI Researcher Gal
RE: Rannie Pew Pictures
are you a relative of my great aunt Rannie?
Added by RI Researcher Gal on Oct 05, 2016 1:13 PM
Bonnie Hoy
Christiana Hildinger
Mr. Wismer; Was wondering if you would please put the head stone pictures on 76757184 which was put in in 2011 that you have on 103202239 that this person put in, in 2013.

Thank You
Added by Bonnie Hoy on Jul 06, 2016 6:54 AM
R & J Black & G Key
Lakeside Cemetery
Thank you for posting pictures for Eva and Spencer Leigh.
Added by R & J Black & G Key on Apr 28, 2016 7:55 AM
Andrew photo

Only the person whop added the photo can delete it, so you will have to ask the photographer.
Added by Scout on Apr 10, 2016 1:45 PM
Michael Larsen
Photo Request Laird
Mr. Wismer,
Thank you for the photo of William Laird's headstone, I really appreciate your help.
Mike Larsen
Added by Michael Larsen on Apr 07, 2016 10:59 AM
Bonnie Hoy
Jerome Trowbridge
Thank You for the picture of his stone. you did a great job. To bad they spelled his last name wrong.
Added by Bonnie Hoy on Mar 17, 2016 7:27 PM
Philo T White
Hi Alan, I just
got this and wow, great shots too, many thanks!
Don (Mooretoots)
Added by MooreToots on Jan 15, 2016 2:18 PM
Benjamin Kinsey
Robert Helmer
Thank you very much for posting the picture of baby Robert Helmer. He was my 1st cousin. I had been to the cemetery, in the past, but I ran out of time before I found him. I am intrigued by the husband stone and the star next to him.
Thanks again for your great work.
Ben Kinsey
Added by Benjamin Kinsey on Dec 15, 2015 7:23 PM
Joel Meriwether
Alan, just wanted to express my appreciation for the photos at Lakewood Cemetery. To find family markers thousands of miles away is so gratifying.
Your work benefits many of the Find a Grave community. Best wishes.
Added by Joel Meriwether on Oct 31, 2015 4:16 PM
Denise Crawford
Thank you for the information on the Housler family. I will have to go and look to see if I knew they were Colorado as I haven't worked on them in some time. Thank you for the heads-up - I sure appreciate it.
Added by Denise Crawford on Oct 26, 2015 9:43 PM
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