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Blanch Flanigan (#47623733)
 member for 3 years, 10 months, 27 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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Rebekah Anthon
Thank you!
Dear Blanch,

Thank you so much for the photographs that you took of Azor and Estella Chesebro's headstones. I really appreciate your time and service.

Sincerely,
Rebekah
Added by Rebekah Anthon on Aug 12, 2015 1:33 AM
Leslie Lewis
Albert & Zoe Lewis
Thank you so much for the photo of their headstone! Your time and effort are greatly appreciated!!
Leslie Lewis
Added by Leslie Lewis on Aug 09, 2015 2:17 PM
mortui vivos docent
Re: Donald Lautt
Thank you for the excellent gravemarker photo. :)
Added by mortui vivos docent on Aug 08, 2015 9:27 PM
Susan Morris
RE: Herbert & Sina Blake
Thanks very much Blanch, I will be sure to credit you too! Susan
Added by Susan Morris on Jul 29, 2015 12:51 AM
Susan Morris
RE: Herbert & Sina Blake
Why thank you so very much. I will take good care of them both. I wanted to ask too if I may use your photo of their headstone in my family tree in ancestry.com. I always ask first and if given permission will also give you photo credit. Thanks again, God Bless, Susan
Added by Susan Morris on Jul 28, 2015 5:32 PM
Susan Morris
Herbert & Sina Blake
Hello What good work you are doing to preserve the memories of people AND a great help to those of us working on our family trees. Thank you. Herbert Bertram Blake is my GreatGrand Uncle memorial # 89835729. If no one else in the family has asked, would you maybe transfer him and his wife Lucina Glake memorial # 89821383? If not that is ok too. I did send you an edit with Herbert's parents to link them up with. Again thank you for your volunteer work. Susan (Herbert is the brother of my GreatGrandfather Lemuel Blake.
Added by Susan Morris on Jul 28, 2015 1:22 AM
Evie Brothers
Thank You
Blanch,
Just want to thank you for the volunteer time you have done for my family site and transferring the management to me. Also thank you for all the help to get me started in doing this. Everything is greatly appreciated. Have a great 4th of July weekend.
Evie
Added by Evie Brothers on Jul 03, 2015 10:26 AM
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olive arnold
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wife and mother to three, two boys and one girl
she is survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren and great great grandchild. I am her great granddaughter.
Kelly
Edson Clark
Blanch,

Thank you for taking your time to fulfill my photo request!! It is greatly appreciated!!!

Kelly
Added by Kelly on Jun 15, 2015 12:37 PM
Boehme Family
Eddy
Thanks, Blanch! The dedicated Find-A-Grave volunteers make it a great resource For out-of-towners like me! KBo
Added by Boehme Family on May 12, 2015 2:17 AM
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