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In my youth, I lived in a small town in northern Indiana. One of the places we played was in the local cemetery. I become fascinated with the headstones and wondered what the people under the stone were like.|
As a retired phone man, I put that fascination and my love of photography to work.
I'm not into the numbers game. I take time and try to find some facts on the person I'm writing about. Feel free to use my photos and my writings if it helps you find your past, as long as its not for profit. If I can help you in any way, drop me a line. Additions and corrections are welcome.
I'm sorry, I don't work well with rude or pushy people. If you don't receive an answer to your request right away, think about it, and try again.
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
on polished, marbled stone
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn
You did not know that I'd exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
in flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
one hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
and come to visit you.
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|Barbara Hunter-Holmes||Theola I. Bryce Atkins # 80712285|
The Bryce families are distant relatives. While researching the family I noticed you still have Theola's burial place as Unknown.
I contacted someone familiar with the family and they've provided me with Theola & Robert's daughter Lynette's email address...
Lynette will be able to provide you their burial information.
Thanks so much,
|Anndria ||Charles Swathwood|
Hi, I see you have posted a grave of Charles Swathwood from Elkhart, Indiana. Do you know him? He is my Grandfather. Wanted to see if you had some sort of connection to the family. I do a lot of genealogy on our family. Thanks
Added by Anndria on Feb 16, 2016 2:26 PM
|Carol & Mel Hochstetler||Geo Stanton - 141419110|
FYI - Carol
|DORRIS SICKELS SMITH||RUSSELL THROOP|
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|Jackie Lynn Ingersoll Hall||RE: Rife|
Find A Grave Memorial# 77521083
|KathyFournierJillson||104428635 Re: David Allen Blake|
Please move his burial to Galien Cemetery, Galien, Michigan. I have added a photo of his grave marker which is located in Galien. Sincerely, Kathy J.
|Laurie Bickel Machen||Thomas Joseph Bickel|
Can you please add the cemetery: Saint Vincent de Paul Cemetery. Elkhart, Ind. Elkhart County.
Find A rave Memorial #7136589
|bhd||Mark Joseph Botos 85023763|
Hi, I found a location for Mark. Would you be able to update to Naperville Cemetery, Naperville, DuPage County IL? I have already added by photo, but if you don't agree I will remove my photo. Let me know. Thanks.
Added by bhd on Oct 17, 2015 7:47 PM
|Jackie Lynn Ingersoll Hall||Rife|
Could I please take over my Rife family memorial?
|Sierra Wall||Garrett Harrington's bio/memorial|
I would love if you could add me, Sierra Marie Wall of Ridgway Pa as his sister and his real mother Karen Marie Wall, of Ridgway Pa to his survivors. My brother was taken from my mom by his dad Tracy at a young age, but he's still her son and my brother. We would appreciate it so much! Thank you for taking time to read this(:
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