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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. 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.
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Thanks for all your help with the Farkas family. We are still hoping to find the burial location of Rosa/Rose/Roszala (Bazo) Farkas, wife of William T. Farkas (132463965). Do you know of records for the Allen Township Cemetery that could be check just to make sure that she was not buried there? In the 1930 census, William lists himself as married, but Rosa is not living with him. In the 1940 census, William lists himself as widowed. Any guidance you can give is much appreciated!
Added by RabbitTrack on Aug 22, 2014 7:57 AM
Mary Downing-Mahan (gravehuntermary)
Anna Avery Downing
Siblings added. If you want any transfers let me know. I am generations from this Downing line.
Added by Mary Downing-Mahan (grave... on Aug 21, 2014 6:50 PM
James H Dyer
Thank you for the great pictures for James H Dyer. It is very appreciated.

Added by Peggy on Aug 16, 2014 2:11 PM
Selkirk Photos
Thank you so much for adding the photos to the Selkirk family I requested! Your service is appreciated!

Added by cataplin on Aug 16, 2014 11:10 AM
RE: Roy Zunk
No problem at all Cynthia, it is a privilege to do this work for those that came before us and to remember what they did for us. Thanks again and feel free to holler now and again and thanks for sharing Alice Hunter with me much appreciated. Jim
Added by Arizonagraver on Aug 13, 2014 12:39 PM
Roy Zunk
Hi,Cynthia thanks for your reply yes they are the same but already have deleted mine, not a big deal you did the hard work you actually walked the Cemetery. I just did mine from records so keep yours as is I just sent some edit requests so you could add info that's good enough I take the assist (LOL) glad to work with you and thanks for all your work best wishes. Jim
Added by Arizonagraver on Aug 12, 2014 7:08 PM
John W.Pheils
I added your suggestion about first settler.And I thank you for adding the Obit. That was one I could not find. .... Joyce Jacobs
Added by J.Jacobs on Aug 11, 2014 3:28 PM
Kurt Johnson
Charles & Katheryn Graham
Thanks for the pictures and the correction.
Added by Kurt Johnson on Aug 05, 2014 6:48 PM
Sandra Perry
Marion Kellum
Thanks so much for the photo of the Kellums. Freida is my dad's sister. His other sister is buried in that cemetery too I believe...Margaret White Moore. She died in 1995. I gave money to her attorney for a stone, but don't believe he put one up.

Sandra White Perry
Added by Sandra Perry on Jul 30, 2014 1:06 PM
Kathy Burpo Woodworth
Lawrence Gruetter
Thank you so much for the photo of his headstone. It is greatly appreciated.

Added by Kathy Burpo Woodworth on Jul 28, 2014 6:46 PM
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