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Please consider as your property any photographs I've taken to fulfill your Find-A-Grave request. I often take extra photos and then generate virtual memorials to post them. I'm happy to transfer management of these upon request. If for any reason you don't like a photo I've taken, tell me why and ask me to do it again! I am a hobby genealogist and volunteer my efforts to this website in order to contribute . . . not to compete.|
I have learned that each Find-a-Grave contributor (or website visitor) can be described as falling on a scale of two extremes. On one end we have The Data People and on the other end are The Memorial People. The Data People see the website as pure data provided to help descendants and family researchers. The Memorial People see each webpage as a tribute and a sacred and solemn online place to visit.
Sometimes the preferences between these contributors clash. For example, the Data People might take thousands photos (looking down on a marker) in a relatively short time, while the Memorial People take their time and obtain far fewer photographs but with high quality, neat perspectives, and colorful lighting, horizon, or vegetation in the background. The Data People understand that the website visitor wants the information. The Memorial People understand that the website visitor wants to visit the grave site of their loved one without having to drive across the country.
If we keep in mind that both types of contributors are valuable and needed, then we are prepared to prevent a clash when we meet our opposite.
As a volunteer photographer (a contributor), I am a Memorial Person. As a hobby genealogist (a researcher), I am a Data Person when seeking to expand the known boundaries of my family tree.
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|Judi Peery||J Eddie Donaldson|
I found 2 photos of a very young James Edward Donaldson. One photo has the date 1904. He looks about 3yrs. Are you connected to this person?
|Michael Hernandez||Find A Grave Memorial# 52477130, Roman Sibilski, Air Corp Veteran|
I am a grandson of a former CBI Air Corps veteran. I'm assembling a data base and website to honor the efforts of the men of the 7th Bomb Group. Mr. Sibilski's name is among over 5,700 that I've compiled over the past nearly four years. I found this memorial and would like to know if you or your family would be interested in sharing copies of any other photos that you might have of Mr. Sibilski that are related to his service in the CBI. I'd also appreciate copies of any of the documents mentioned in your fine remembrance of your Great Uncle. I'd like to add him to the pages of those for whom I've gathered more than general information.
My website is www.dainthecbi.com. I hope that you will consider assisting me with my endeavor, and I look forward to hearing from you.
|alice coffman||PHOT0 OG TOMBSTONE|
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE PHOTO.
IT ADDS TO MY FAMILY TREE.
ALICE FROM TENNESSEE
|Logan||Pictures Thank You|Added by Logan on Aug 08, 2015 7:19 PM
|Don Calhoun||Joyce Mealer|
I appreciate your patient-ness. I'm on an inventory and I shoot 150-300 photos a day. Can't dwawddle too much.
One horizontal stone photo, I had to brush flour in the name groves to make the name show. The date showed up just fine without flour.
Thanks again for being an active dude within Find A Grave.
|Don Calhoun||Joyce Mealer|
Thanks for fulfilling Joyce Mealers photo request. And what an impressive stone that was!
Her husband Johnnie retired from the AF in 1982 as a CMSgt. And the youngest son Terry and I have been friends since 1977.
thank you so very much for the picture for daughter of L V Hall and location thank you it really helps. Mike in Missouri
Added by JMW on Jul 19, 2015 5:48 AM
|Holly Haines||Photo of Ella Mae Martin|
Thank you for the photo of Ella Mae's headstone. She was my grandmother's sister and never married. It is great to have this remembrance of her.
Blessings to you and the work you do for others.
|Wanda Powers||RE: Hodges Council|
Thank you so much for your kind reply and I appreciate all the information and work you are doing.
I am not sure why my email address gave you that reply because I have had it for many years but then computers can do strange things.
Any information that you find will be much appreciated. I know some of the information that comes through Ancestry is mixed up because of the Senior and Junior as well.
|OkieDokie||Mary Lee & Bob F Perry Photos|
Thank you very much for the photos of Mary Lee & Bob's headstone. Mary Lee is my cousin and I have been searching for her burial location for a while. I am so thankful for volunteers like yourself for taking the time to help in searches for family members. Have a blessed day and again thank you.
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