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Janet (#47284770)
 member for 4 years, 11 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo I want to state clearly that anyone is free to use the photos that I take for any nonprofit purpose.

I enjoy genealogy. I consider myself fairly new at it. I was introduced in 2008 by a phone call, out of the blue, from a cousin I didn't know I had. She was researching our family and found me. We share a great grandfather. I was intrigued, and have been researching my family ever since. I find that I can spend all my time researching. There is no end to the information I want to know.

I research online. I was a computer person (I make my living as an author of computer books), before I started genealogy research. I had seen Find a Grave, but was focused elsewhere and didn't pay attention. Recently (May 2010), I stopped and really looked at Find A Grave. When I realized what it was, I became a fan. I had been meaning to photo a family grave at the local cemetery, so I took some photo requests with me. I discovered I enjoyed being in the cemetery. It is lovely and peaceful. The headstones are interesting. And my body appreciates moving more, rather than sitting in front of the computer all day. So, I created pages from photos I took at the local cemetery, but moved away before could photo the entire cemetery.

I enjoy several different aspects of this research. I enjoy the puzzle, of course. I enjoy sharing information. To me, an important part of the research is making it available to help others with their research. I also enjoy the community of genealogy, cousins, and Find A Grave.

I am quite serious about accuracy. I only enter facts that I am very sure about. If anyone finds errors, let me know, but be prepared to say why you believe my entry is in error. Also, I love to add information if someone offers good data. And, I have no problem with transferring a page to someone who is more closely related to the person.

I also maintain a website providing my Russell family research at the URL below.
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Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Also, thanks for the photo of George Cornwell's tombstone.
Added by Cindy Cornwell McCachern on Apr 25, 2015 4:35 AM
Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Thank You
Thanks for the photo of Florence Cornwell's tombstone.
Added by Cindy Cornwell McCachern on Apr 25, 2015 4:34 AM
grant eves

YOUR THE BEST Thank you so much

Keep up the great work

Grant Eves
Added by grant eves on Mar 10, 2015 11:12 AM
RE: Holmes-Cockburn
Janet , please upload your photos to the memorial pages.
Added by Fish on Mar 01, 2015 7:20 AM
Ada Maxwell, La Verne Cem., CA
Thank You for the additional information, Janet.
Ada's page has been updated.

Added by SueScot on Jan 30, 2015 3:53 PM
B.J. Waters
RE: Anne Bennett
Thank you! I'll change it to Ayers. Even though it won't matter as far as search engines. I will trust your judgment on this.

Best regards,
Added by B.J. Waters on Jan 07, 2015 4:00 PM
B.J. Waters
Anne Bennett
I'm not sure where the original information came from, since I inherited her from Chris Mills, but the California Death Index has the middle names run together as one word, so someone must have given that to either me or Chris at some point. The cemetery record only has a middle initial.

Added by B.J. Waters on Jan 07, 2015 1:37 PM
RE: Fred Perry
Be my guest and put the photo on Ancestry. I have also taken a few more Perry photos from the cemetery so check to see if there are any others you need. I will still plan on taking ones of Ada and William Perry but the light was too bad today.

Dave (AKA as DaveWash on FindAGrave)
Added by DaveWash on Jan 01, 2015 5:51 PM
Anton & Elizabeth
RE: Della Welsh 1873 - 1961
Glad you enjoyed the photo... any help needed in this part of Texas let me know... Merry Christmas
Added by Anton & Elizabeth on Dec 21, 2014 12:06 PM
Brian Foss
Lorenzo Dow Wright Headstone Photo Request

You may not be aware of the website for Moniteau County, I find it is well maintained and I notice they have a photo of the headstone for Lorenzo. I don't know if they allow to use it though. Here is the link:
Added by Brian Foss on Dec 21, 2014 10:17 AM
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