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Bio Photo My interest in "paying it forward" started after I found a record of one of my ancestors on Find a Grave. This led me on an entirely new branch of genealogical discovery. I soon became a volunteer photo taker and then branched out to photographing entire cemeteries.

I think it is important to document history and it is unfortunate that many stones are so worn away that they can't be read, or there is other damage to the stone that makes the documentation of that person's history incomplete.

Find a Grave is an astounding phenomenon! Feel free to use photos I have taken. Please ask if you would like a memorial transferred to you for management or tell me if there is additional info I can add to the memorial. My goal is to improve accuracy and to give someone else that needed leg up in their genealogical research.
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Gabe
RE: No info, sorry!
No worries, I will try to find more information by another route. Thanks for quick response. Cheers.
Added by Gabe on Apr 17, 2014 5:30 AM
Gabe
Schram
Do you know whose headstone your photos for Schram # 124317736 and # 49996947 are affixed to? They look like they are both on headstones shared with someone else. I strongly suspect they are the brothers of another man in the same cemetery. Thanks for posting the images.
Added by Gabe on Apr 15, 2014 8:11 PM
NJ MOM
RE: Amanda Alcott
Thanks but I don't think I've done enough research yet. I know that she had 6 children plus the one on the tombstone. I've tracked her and her husband through the census but that's about it. Though I did also find the marriage in Illinois records. Her maiden name was Hill and she moved with her family and husband to Juneau County very early, they are on the list of early settlers. With the six children and all her Hill siblings, it would seem that she has hundreds of relatives in the area. Hopefully one of them will search through local records and find more info. I have lots of info about her daughter Alpharetta (aka Etta) who moved to Long Island and had 6 children (who survived childhood) herself. Etta was my great grandmother. Amanda's husband is one of my other research projects, it seems he came to the US from England alone at age 1 and became a farm hand to the Hill family. Some day I'm going to find out why!
Added by NJ MOM on Mar 17, 2014 4:28 PM
NJ MOM
Amanda Alcott
I want to thank you for posting this. I was so confused as to what happened to her after looking at the censuses. But then I was confused as to what happened to her from 1869 to 1889. Finally found record of her death which was actually in 1869. I understand the confusion based on the picture. But would you mind correcting her record here? She actually did die in 1869. She was one of my ggrandmothers. From everything I've been able to find about her life, and that of her husband, I do admire them so. Further, to find that her stone says that "she made home happy" is an amazing, touching tribute. I think we could all wish that our families would make such a tribute to us. Thank you so much, this picture has meant so much to me.
Marie
Added by NJ MOM on Mar 16, 2014 2:34 PM
John Robertshaw
White graves in Promise Land Cemetery
Hello,

FYI There are many people with the last name of "White" in the Promise Land Cemetery, Ashley County, AR also.

John
Added by John Robertshaw on Mar 14, 2014 1:06 PM
John Robertshaw
White graves in Hamburg Cemetery
Keep an eye out for more photos coming.

John
Added by John Robertshaw on Mar 14, 2014 7:20 AM
Marion
Shine Grave
Thanks so much! Marion
Added by Marion on Jan 30, 2014 5:30 PM
Linda and William S.
Linda Jorns
Thank you! :) Nice job. She is my cousin.
LS
Added by Linda and William S. on Jan 29, 2014 10:20 PM
northernpeach
please copy your photo
Please place a copy of your stone photo on
Find A Grave Memorial# 63561551 - William O. Riedner
to his wife's, June Hope Gust Riedner, memorial # 11858022.

Thanks, Georgia
Added by northernpeach on Oct 12, 2013 4:11 PM
Marion
Eva V Anderson Grave
Thanks so much!! Marion
Added by Marion on Jul 31, 2013 9:40 AM
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