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Blanch Flanigan (#47623733)
 member for 2 years, 10 months, 18 days
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Bio Photo After a niece sent me a copy of my father's "Find A Grave" memorial and asked why my mother was not on it, I became a member. Now I am addicted to it.
Find A Grave is one of the most beneficial websites that I have become aquainted with both for genealogy and for historical preservation.
I will do my best to find the gravestones that are requested and may have to make a few trips so if the first picture is not of great quality, I will put a comment that I plan to redo it.
So far, I have done 3 complete cemeteries and am in the process of checking off names in case anyone is missing. Then I will do a physical search to see if they are unmarked or covered by grass, bushes or trees.
Any memorials will be gladly transfered. The only ones that I wish to keep are family tree members. I am entering people with the information that is on their stones with the hopes that someone will be searching for them. (I am not doing this just to build up numbers and I sure hope that is not anyone else's purpose.) Any corrections will be made as soon as I get notice of them.
Please do not be offended if I add a photo showing that a stone is in danger of being damaged. It is only a way to help save the stones. I am attempting to gather a group of volunteers to remove unwanted bushes and trees that were planted in a cemetery that are getting out of control because families never maintained them after planting them.
As I said, I am new to this and I appreciate all the helpful advice that others have given me.
Good luck searching for your loved ones and God bless.
* Please be patient, I may still fill your requests after the weather gets nicer.
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You are the best! Thank you so much for the photo!
Added by Unicorn4590 on Jul 31, 2014 4:26 AM
Deborah Ridgway
Carl Dangel.
Thanks for the obit
Added by Deborah Ridgway on Jul 28, 2014 12:21 PM
Robert Dobratz

Thank you for the updated info. I have corrected his memorial page.

Added by Cheryl on Jun 27, 2014 4:33 PM
Mikel Beardall
Barton's gravestone pic
Thank you for taking pictures of Amanda and Clyde Bartons gravemarkers in South Dakota, I appreciate your time and effort.
Added by Mikel Beardall on Jun 05, 2014 6:18 PM
Duplicate Memorial has been deleted. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.
Added by pomnik on May 14, 2014 10:07 AM
Leilani Oliver Chung
Thank you
I appreciate the time and effort that you made in order to take the photographs I requested. They are much appreciated.
Added by Leilani Oliver Chung on May 12, 2014 12:28 AM
Re: Conrad Steingrube
Thank you Blanche, once again, for the pic of this headstone in the winter- much appreciated!
Added by Brenda on Mar 30, 2014 7:41 PM
Jan Grant
Morris Slaughter Headstone Photo
Thank you so much for providing these photos! Morris is my great grand uncle.
Jan Grant
Added by Jan Grant on Mar 28, 2014 1:25 PM
Russ Nixon
Ashton Cemetery, Spinks
I see you're taking photos in the Ashton Cemetery and adding them, so I'm going to assume you're nearby the cemetery. Any graves I maintain there are yours for the asking as I'm in Indiana and I think memorials are best managed by someone close to the cemetery or by family members.

All the Ashton Cemetery graves I maintain were added from a transcript someone emailed to me when I was looking for a relative's grave there. I saw many names on that transcript that were missing on F-A-G so I added them so others could find those folks.

Like you, I'm not here for numbers, fame, glory or control. I just want complete memorials for genealogical and historical reference & remembrance. This site is a godsend when we work with each other instead of making it an impersonal numbers competition as so many do.

Again, any you want are yours for the asking. P.S.- Thanks for photographing up there as I do here. Those photos mean the world to those too far away to actually visit the cemeteries we work on.
Added by Russ Nixon on Mar 28, 2014 12:24 AM
Louis Mosier
Thank You!
Thanks so much for the great photos of Thomas Lambert's gravesite. Your efforts help honor this veteran's service during the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and are truly appreciated.
Lou Mosier
Added by Louis Mosier on Mar 27, 2014 5:27 AM
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