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Nancy Stout (#47697610)
 member for 2 years, 8 months, 18 days
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy for 30 years and have written over a dozen family history books, the first one being in 1979. The majority of our family vacations in the 1980s & 1990s revolved around cemeteries and visiting relatives. (Our kids ask why there are so many photos of them posing on headstones!)

When I started on FindAGrave, I kept busy adding our own family members. I knew where most were buried but some had to be searched for. In 2013, my husband and I took a trip through Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota and, in the process, found lots of folks to whom we were not related. I've created memorials for them adding as much additional information as I could find. We were able to fill dozens of photo requests; it felt good being able to pay forward all of the requests that volunteers have filled for us.

I endeavor to make memorials as complete as possible, including headstone photos, bios and links. (By the way, I have gotten permission from several newspapers for the obits I have posted.)

Most of our memorials are family members, but we'll happily consider transfers if you are more closely related.

You are welcome to use any of the photos we have posted but we would enjoy hearing from you if you do use any.

FindAGrave has added so much to my life. I love being a part of it!

p.s. I no longer add "burial unknown" memorials, and am working on the remaining 9. At this point, I have 123 cremations, 1 donated to science, 2 lost at sea and 2 in unmarked graves.
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Richard & Phyllis Hobbs
Hi Nancy,

If you would contact the cemetery
they should be able to give you a plot number and that would make it so much easier for someone to fulfill your photo request.
Added by Alison on Sep 30, 2014 7:34 PM
Arthur E Sawyer
Thank you, Nancy, for putting up the photo of Arthur's gravestone. I have posted the photo in my family tree on, citing you as the photographer and the web address of the memorial as the source.

You were extra kind to add the location in the cemetery. Arthur was my husband's maternal grandfather. Knowing exactly where the grave is located will make it easier for us and for his cousin to locate the grave.
Added by JackiMex on Sep 24, 2014 8:40 PM
RE: Addie Wells
You are welcome! When I encounter a family plot like that, I figure it takes very little time to photograph the whole thing and may save time in the longrun as there may be requests added for those graves later and here I am already in the spot! I wish I had made a note about the exact location of the two children. I THINK they were to the right of Addie. I do plan to return there this fall to fulfill more requests since there were so many that I couldn't get to them all yesterday. I will try to double check on that and let you know. I, too, was delighted by the musical carvings on the Etling monument, because I am a musician myself. It peaked my curiosity! Then I saw the info on their memorial that they were music teachers. Such a nice touch to include that on their marker!
Added by Vonette on Sep 22, 2014 9:29 AM
Addie Wells grave photo
Hello! I have fulfilled your request for a photo of the grave of Addie Wells in Milton-Freewater, OR. I thought it might help you to know that she is buried next to several other Wells and a Millikin (her maiden name I believe?). So, I photographed those as well and have added the photos to the existing memorials for them. The photos I added were for Raymond Wells, Ellen Wells, Lawrence Eugene Wells, Wayne Wallace Wells, Herman E. Wells, Iva M. Wells Williams, and Wesley O Millikin. You should be able to find their memorials by doing a search of the cemetery. Hope that helps!
Added by Vonette on Sep 22, 2014 12:22 AM
Jeff Huntoon
RE: Frank Millard
Happy to do it, your welcome.
Added by Jeff Huntoon on Sep 14, 2014 6:02 PM
RE: Alonzo Gerrish Headstone
My Pleasure. REB
Added by Pezchild on Aug 31, 2014 7:08 PM
An Oregonian
Henry Lincoln Bryant
You have an interest in the Find A Grave memorial for Henry Lincoln Bryant. He was married to my grandmother's sister, Georgiana Crary Bryant. Are you related to the Bryant family, the Crary family?
Added by An Oregonian on Aug 25, 2014 2:45 PM
Carolyn Russell
Thank you for posting the picture of Hugh McBride's tombstone, also for making the memorial for his wife. I have linked them together. I don't know anymore info on her.
Added by Carolyn Russell on Aug 22, 2014 8:09 AM
juana manzana
Inez Ranum Acock
Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to photograph my ancestor Inez Ranum Acock:s cemetery marker. Being so far away, I am grateful that you would do that for me. J
Added by juana manzana on Aug 21, 2014 10:09 PM
Donna White
re: Robert and Florence Veitch photos
thanks so much for the photos of Robert and Florence Veitch's gravestone. I appreciate it very much. donna white
Added by Donna White on Aug 21, 2014 3:10 PM
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