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Gwen and Bob (#47701921)
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When I retired from the Penn State University Libraries, where I was a reference assistant and staff supervisor for many years, I began to research our family history, and this has led my husband and I to a number of cemeteries around the country, searching for family members and taking photos of their graves. It has thrilling for us to find the grave sites of long-lost relatives as well as to visit those of fondly-remembered loved ones. It has been equally thrilling to discover photos that have been posted to Find a Grave for relatives buried in distant places that we have not visited or are not likely to ever be able to visit. I am very appreciative to all of the Find a Grave community of volunteers who so freely give of their time and effort in creating memorials and taking photos, so that others may benefit from them. Likewise, we are happy to share our photos with anyone who cares to use them for personal research or on genealogical sites such as We aren't professional photographers, and our egos are not invested in our photos. That said, we would still love to hear from you if you are able to use our photos, simply to give us a little "glow" from being able to help you out, and it would be nice, as well, if you would give attribution to Find a Grave and to "Gwen and Bob," but that's up to you.

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RE: Permission to use photo
Looking at the old photos I'd taken, I'd photographed Ann Bacon Cook's between photographing these two:

E. O. Hager

Charles R. German

Her headstone might not be specifically between those two, but it should be close. They're towards the southwest of the cemetery.

Charles R. German's mother was Rachel R. [Rice?] Cook and is in the same area, so they could be related to your Ann Bacon Cook somehow.
Added by tofftroy on Mar 26, 2015 9:26 PM
RE: Permission to use photo
You may use any of my photos freely.
Added by FxAndrew on Mar 26, 2015 12:24 PM
RE: Permission to use photo
You can use the Ann Bacon Cook photo. Rice Cook and Rachel Cook's headstones had been transcribed by the DAR in the same cemetery as Ann Bacon Cook, so they're probably still there somewhere, I would guess near Ann Bacon Cook. The headstones might have become buried, but often it's possible to spot buried headstones from dips in the ground or spots where mulched grass or leaves collect.
Added by tofftroy on Mar 19, 2015 4:26 PM
RE: Permission to use Photos
Hi Gwen,
That would be wonderful if you would like to use the gravestone photos I took for your family tree on
Added by Alysia on Mar 18, 2015 4:19 PM
Patricia Price Flemming
California .....
I was born and raised in Glendale..... and my Dad was from San Bernardino - all the rest of my Parents Family come from Kansas and Iowa and back to PA and New York and New Jersey.
In doing the family history found out my Family both sides came to US in the to US long long ago.
Why the Snyder's are so interesting .
Lots more in that area am on the hunt for.....
Added by Patricia Price Flemming on Mar 17, 2015 2:24 PM
Patricia Price Flemming
RE: John Snyder
Snydertown area is odd..... the man who used to do it I understand passed away.
A lot of John's there all my Greats.......
Again much thanks I live in Iowa am from California. Here the cemeteries all been done, not all the pictures. One dear friend did the whole one in my small town, worked with City Clerk and the records were updated.
Again a thanks for looking
Patty Flemming
Added by Patricia Price Flemming on Mar 17, 2015 9:49 AM
Patricia Price Flemming
John Snyder
Thanks for trying ... all the Snyder's are my Relatives............
Thanks again
Added by Patricia Price Flemming on Mar 17, 2015 5:15 AM
Lorma D Dunkle Nolan
thank you for the picture
Added by Kat on Mar 16, 2015 4:02 PM
RE: Photo permission
Can't believe I never really notice my messages!

You have my permission and sorry for the delay in answering!
Added by Dafotos on Mar 15, 2015 2:59 AM
RE: Permission to use photos
Yes, you may use the photos of the gravestones of Riley Gordon Hailey Sr and Sarah Helen Truax Hailey, Cherokee Memorial Park.
Added by GramlynB on Mar 13, 2015 10:34 AM
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