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Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey (#47784539)
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Bio Photo Long-time instructor of writing and women's studies at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. Addictive reader, interested in geneaology, folk music and sacred harp, Anglican, guitar player, singer, guardian of two rescue dogs.

I enjoy walking in cemeteries and have made it a personal project to photograph and record the headstones of military personnel in addition to requests in local cemeteries, in honor of their service and the service of my father, stepfather, and uncles in World War II and Korea, friends from Viet Nam, and students from the Gulf Wars and the Irag and Afghanistan wars. If any of these service persons or others I have added are family members and/or you wish to manage their memorials, just let me know. I am happy to transfer.

Anyone who wants to use my photos in their family tree, on Findagrave, or any other site may do so without my permission.

I would very much appreciate tributes of love to the memorial of a baby whose heartbreaking obituary I found in a newspaper from 1923:

Baby John Doe: 136921616

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Levi T. Miller
Frances A, Miller
Dr. Mahaffey, Thank you so much for locating and photographing the gravestone of Frances A. Miller. She was almost 2 years old when she died in 1866. There are some graves near her, a MEG and KG Miller? I believe these may be her grandparents. When you have time, I would be very appreciative if you could inspect them and send me the photos as well. Again, thank you so much for your time and generosity. Levi Miller
Added by Levi T. Miller on Oct 20, 2014 2:37 PM
RE: Here they come Binkleys
Thank you very much!
Added by binks on Oct 19, 2014 2:54 PM
Chris Finch
Hattie, Elman & John Strausbaugh
Thanks for going to Wingston Cemetery and taking a fine quality photo and posting it, all for a stranger's request. I really appreciate that. C. Finch
Added by Chris Finch on Oct 16, 2014 1:23 PM
John Callin
Mary Ann St. John Callin
Thanks for the obit. I had not seen it before. Added to Find A Grave and to my FTM data base
Added by John Callin on Oct 15, 2014 6:03 PM
RE: Have another obit for you
Snail mail?
Do you remember what it was about?
I'm not sure I still have it but if you remind me what it was about maybe I can remember what is was & draft a new one.
Added by sec412 on Oct 15, 2014 3:33 PM
Tom Lau
Dennis S Fite
Thanks for taking the picture of his grave. Hope they'll get a marker in place for him.
Added by Tom Lau on Oct 11, 2014 5:06 PM
Phyllis Hock-Mudd
Milton Boxley
Thank you again for the gravestone photo!
Phyllis Hock-Mudd
Added by Phyllis Hock-Mudd on Oct 11, 2014 3:56 PM
Phyllis Hock-Mudd
Martha Agnes Johnson-Sweebe
Thank you for getting the gravestone photo!
Phyllis Hock-Mudd
Added by Phyllis Hock-Mudd on Oct 11, 2014 2:02 PM
John Callin
Thank you so much for all your help with my Callin family. The marker for Zimri is too hard for me to read, but the date of death seems to match. I know I have pix that we took when we were in BG. I'll have to dig them out. All of those pix are on film, so I have to scan them
Added by John Callin on Oct 10, 2014 12:40 PM
John Callin
George Callin
Thanks for the pic
Added by John Callin on Oct 09, 2014 12:33 PM
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