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Bill Stephens (#47298947)
 member for 14 years, 6 months, 12 days
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Bio Photo If I have entered a memorial for a relative of yours it is because when I was at the cemetery I look for other 'interesting' headstones and something must have drawn me to your relative. I will gladly transfer ownership to you if you e-mail me thru find-a-grave or at and give me your membership number.

I welcome corrections and updates...please use the EDIT tab on the memorial rather than contacting me directly.

You have my permission to use any of my FaG photos for your personal use. You will need to use the images on FaG because I do not keep the original .jpg images after I post...too many pix and not enough terabytes of storage!

I particularly enjoy visiting the remote rural cemeteries. I make every effort to find who is the steward of the cemetery and attempt to get a map of the sections and lot locations. (usually the county clerk at the courthouse has the steward information). Most of these stewards are old and all share a common frustration that nobody wants to take over the responsibility from them when they are gone. They are delighted to learn that FaG has taken the interest to list and photograph graves in their cemeteries.
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RE: John/Sarah Lynch @ Topeka Cemetery
They look great. Thank you for your time.
Added by sibe80 on Nov 25, 2015 12:47 PM
Robert Aldrine
Junior "Joe" Trowbridge
Thanks for getting the photo of Joe's headstone.
I appreciate it.
Soli Deo Gloria
Added by Robert Aldrine on Nov 24, 2015 10:24 PM
Robert Aldrine
Elva Jolly grave
Thanks for looking for Elva's headstone. I appreciate your help.
Soli Deo Gloria
Added by Robert Aldrine on Nov 24, 2015 10:09 PM
Sandra Wincek
RE: William K and Rhoda Slack
Thank you for that information! I have already sent an e-mail to the cemetery sexton asking for the grave locations; but it appears that William and Rhoda may not have headstones.
Thank you again for your efforts.

Added by Sandra Wincek on Nov 02, 2015 4:37 PM
KC Jayhawker
Hugh Bryan
Thank you for attempting to get the photo of Hugh Bryan's grave for me. The records that I have state that he is buried there, it must be an unmarked grave, so I have made that notation and removed my request.
THANK YOU very much for your time and effort, it is greatly appreciated. I am sorry that I was unaware that the grave was unmarked.
Kindest regards,
Added by KC Jayhawker on Nov 02, 2015 4:16 PM
Sandra Wincek
William K and Rhoda Slack
Thank you for trying to find the headstones of William K Slack and Rhoda Ard Slack in Osage City Cemetery, Osage Co, KS.
I only know they are there through

If I find any specifics on where in the cemetery they may be found, I will post it.

Thanks again, Sandy
Added by Sandra Wincek on Nov 02, 2015 3:58 PM
John Thomas Crossman
Thank you so very much for taking a picture of John Crossman's marker and posting it. I so appreciate your help. Once again, thank you!
Added by mc&btay on Nov 02, 2015 3:51 PM
Leslie MITCHELL Smith
RE: Hannah Colcord @ Topeka Cemetery

Thanks so much for trying to get the headstone photo of Hannah DOANE Colcord (Find A Grave Memorial# 154060795) for me, and the added bonus that her spot was next to her son, Doane Blood COLCORD. I truly appreciate your time and willingness to help others far away (I live in Washington State).

All I had for their grave locations was Section 60. Do you happen to have more information than that? I am also looking to find the death date and place for Hannah. Do you have access to that information in the cemetery records?

Thanks again and hope to hear back from you soon.

Leslie Smith
Added by Leslie MITCHELL Smith on Oct 29, 2015 2:01 AM
Thank you!
Hi Bill. Thank you so much for trying to find my great grandmother Dilsia, Uncle Jesse and Aunt Jennie. My family was about to make a trip to Topeka to find their graves. Now it looks like we have a lot of headstones to purchase! If I could give you a tall glass of lemonade and a hand fan I would. We so appreciate your efforts. All our best from our entire family.
Added by Pam on Oct 25, 2015 10:59 AM
Fay Mathias Trumbo (#83694110)
Thank you for attempting to find Fay Trumbo's grave, and also for letting me know about the obituary.
Added by 1_alewark on Oct 24, 2015 10:36 PM
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