|Blanch Flanigan (#47623733)|
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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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|Mike McGovern||Mary Kegler|
Let's add Mary Ellen McCloskey Kegler to my maintenance list.....Mary is the sister to my wife's 2nd GGM.
|Mike McGovern||Maintenance of Catherine A. Carroll McCloskey memorial|
Thanks for all that you do to get the word out on our ancestors! Catherine Carroll and her husband Robert Edward McCloskey are my wife Pam's 2nd great-grandparents. I would like to take over maintenance responsibilities for this grave site. This couple had 4 additional kids that I would like to add.
|Chad Justesen||RE: Kathryn|
No problem! CJ
|In memory of Scott||William "Ole" Steele|
If you want either or both photos removed, let me know.
|Frederick Sieber||Memorial for Sally Ann Pratt Norrthrup|
I do not see any errors on this memorial with respect to the wives of Theodorus Northrup. The memorial only mentions his 2nd and 3rd wives. It identifies the marriage of Sally Ann Pratt as HIS second marriages in 1831, and mentions his third wife Amy Jackson Brewer.
|K Steckelberg||Boyers in Ashton Cemetery|
Blanch, are you physically located near Ashton Cemetery in Ashton, Spink Co., SD? I notice you are maintaining one of the Boyer memorials that Russ Nixon originally created. I am asking because I am curious as to whether there is a grave marker for Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Groves) Boyer in the cemetery. I am a Groves descendant. Lizzie died in the Chattanooga, Tennessee, area, and I'm curious as to whether she is buried in Ashton Cemetery. I am also getting bounce backs when I try to send some additional information to Russ. Is he no longer maintaining the memorials he created in that cemetery? Thanks for any info you can share.
|Judy Allen||RE: Herbert W. Blume|
Thank you for the photo download. He isn't related but thank you for the offer.
|Judy Allen||Herbert W. Blume|
I would like you permission to download the photo of him. I am not related but was working on my husband's extended lines and came across Herbert.
Herbert is so far down the line that he would not be closely related but like to keep the info. in case it can help someone.
|deanna french||RE: S.D Spink Civil War photo's|
Many thanks for sharing your photo's. You are very much appreciated!
|deanna french||S.D Spink Civil War photo's|
I am a vermont Civil War buff, and am presently working on a project to identify the last resting places of many of our "old soldiers" that had ties to Vt.I have found that you have contributed photo's to Find A Grave Memorial pages that are our patriots. May I use them to post on the Vt.C.W. site? ( www.vermontcivilwar.org) The ones I have located in Spinks Co. are F.A. Basford, Joseph Basford, and Alvin Clark.Perhaps there are more.
You will receive credit for this.
Thank you for your consideration.
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