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Dark Shadows (#47011952)
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Bio Photo I live in Grand Haven. That's in western Michigan, and is right on the shore of Lake Michigan.

I enjoy walking cemeteries with my better half, recording headstones here in Michigan. We do this while traveling also, taking pictures in interesting cemeteries and entering them here on FAG. I am mainly a marker recorder, entering pics on existing memorials and creating memorials for those not yet on this site.

Please ask first if you want to use my photos. They may be used only if I am given credit for them w/my permission. Thanks.

I am happy to have had the photograph I took of Maj. Noah Ferry's headstone published in the Civil War Historian magazine Spring 2009, Vol 5, Issue 1, page 20. I was asked permission, which I gave gladly, and was given credit for the photo. That's how it works.

Many memorials I manage are not related to me, and I will
transfer along FAG rules only - direct relatives up to 4 generations...siblings, parents, grandparents, great grandparents only. Ask by clicking on edit, then send me a note including your FAG number. Please don't create a duplicate memorial of anyone.

I do not add obituaries per FAG rules (unless it is pre-1923 per copyright laws).

I think Find A Grave is a great site.

"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living" - Cicero

Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not?

"You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body."
― C.S. Lewis
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John Pennoyer #96854283
This John Pennoyer was the son of Henry Pennoyer (#34391069) & his first wife Harriet Kells Pennoyer (94355894).

Despite what his tombstone says he was apparently born in 1839.
Added by DeniseCF on Jan 16, 2016 10:34 AM
Karin M Taulbee-Find A Grave Memorial# 97357496
Would you please include Karin M Taulbee's maiden name at her memorial page (97357496)? It is Karin M Edlund. I am not directly related to her, but am related by marriage. She is the sister of my aunt's husband. His name was Carl Gunnard Edlund and he also lived in Muskegon, MI. Including her maiden name might help a relative find her. Thank you for your help. Her obit can be found here:

Thank you,
Added by LJOZ on Oct 28, 2015 7:51 PM
RE: Lindy Lou Hill
Hope that is the only mistake I make this year!
Added by KatieDee on Jul 18, 2015 12:40 AM
RE: Frank Ellcey in Advent Cemetery
okay thank you
Added by {Remember} on Jul 14, 2015 9:42 AM
Frank Ellcey in Advent Cemetery
HI I have an cousin asking me how you acquire the information you put on the bio on Frank Ellcey before you had transfer to me? I never deleted it. His actual name is Charles Franklin Ellcey aka Nichols he served in Maine and prisoner at Anderson and my cousin has his records but none from Michigan so we were puzzle on this.

**He served Co. D 6 MI Cav

Organized at: Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 28 to October 13, 1862. Mustered in: October 13, 1862.
Ordered to rejoin Regiment in Army of the Potomac April 25, and joined May 3, 1864.
Consolidated with 1st Michigan Cavalry November 7, 1865.**
Added by {Remember} on Jul 06, 2015 3:51 PM
Craig R. Bateman
Hiram Bateman
Could you please add the parents of Hiram Bateman, 48232287, to his record. They are:

Clark Bateman 43232363
Deborah Bateman 92806097
Added by Craig R. Bateman on Jul 04, 2015 8:38 PM
Craig A Scott
You have 2 Find A Grave posting for the above person in Sunrise Cemetery.
39403320 & 39403460

Added by KatieDee on May 23, 2015 10:55 AM
Lindy Lou Hill
Find A Grave 97291732 is already in the records as Cindy Sue Hill.

Added by KatieDee on May 19, 2015 1:27 AM
A. Williams

Hello i apologize for the dulipication. I look before i add any. Helena and Joseph are my great-aunt and uncle. If you wouldn't mind transferring them to me i would greatly appreciate it. And then i can just copy my info into the one you have without loosing all my info that i have. Thank You
Amber Williams
Added by A. Williams on Jan 26, 2015 6:50 AM
Charlene Teifer Stiffinella
Re: Sarah Walters Bean-#41576080
Sarah is a paternal Grandmother of husband of a cousin-thanks anyway-I seemed to be able to add some links anyway. Thank you for your response and your time.

Charlene S. #47196955
Added by Charlene Teifer Stiffinel... on Jan 19, 2015 1:27 PM
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