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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. I am an addictive reader, am interested in geneaology, folk music and sacred harp, and am an Anglican, guitar player, singer, guardian of two rescue dogs and mother of a beautiful adult son.

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 Iraq 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 am primarily a volunteer photographer and often am unrelated to the people whose memorials I make, so I am happy to transfer. I am doing this work to honor what would otherwise be lost lives, to make visible what has been forgotten.

I would very much appreciate tributes of love to the memorial of a baby whose heartbreaking obituary I found in a newspaper from 1926:

Baby John Doe: 136921616

and to a young girl who had a hard life and a brief stay in this world: Rene Holley 145768090

Heartfelt thanks to all those who have already added notes--you mean more than I can say

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Jack Faust
John Faust
On the page for John Faust it has his date of death as 1839. It should be 1859. His death was recorded in Church Records by Reverend Henry Lang.

The records of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fremont, Ohio
Kept by Reverend Henry Lang.

Record Book 5 1858-1859 Page 98 On 9 August 1859
John Faust
born 18 April 1792
babtized on 17 June 1792
confirmed Reformed Church
married Katharina Hofman
12 April 1818
7 Children 4 dead
3 Living
suffered from cancer for 3 years
died 7 August 1859 11AM
survived by widow and children

John is my GG Grandfather

Jack Faust

PS thanks for your hard work!
Added by Jack Faust on Nov 19, 2015 9:38 PM
Note for this memorial and updates for other memorials done. Barb
Added by Ghostdigger2 on Nov 18, 2015 1:41 PM
RE: Lolita Guthrie
I will have to retake photo before posting. I do not like to post photos without the date of death cut or make memorials to them.
When you send obits or bios please include the original source. Give credit where credit is do.
Thanks Ray
Added by rakjr on Nov 18, 2015 12:38 PM
RE: Paschal
There was no grave marker found for him. The cemetery records are a little nebulous as to specific grave locations within any given lot, but as closely as I can tell, he would be buried next to the two headstones you see in the overall photo. The two side-by-side headstones seen in the photograph are those of the Sullivans, who are buried in the same lot.
Added by sjmohr on Nov 16, 2015 3:41 PM
Harry French
Thank you very much for the terrific photo of the French's stone. I sincerely appreciate your time and help.

Ruby in Idaho
Added by Ruby on Nov 11, 2015 3:28 PM
Joshua Gulch
Ralph & Audrey Spahr
Thank you so much for the photos of Ralph and Audrey's marker!
Added by Joshua Gulch on Nov 03, 2015 2:17 PM
Sharon W
RE: Gosbeth photos
You're very welcome.
Added by Sharon W on Nov 03, 2015 2:17 PM
RE: 87318438 request
Interesting! Do you know where you found the marker? I was told Block I, Lot 86, Grave 1. Either it was the wrong location, or I grossly missed the marker, as it doesn't appear to be new! Anyhow, I've removed the ground photo. Happy Hunting, Pamela
Added by Barnard/OConnor/Wolford on Oct 29, 2015 4:39 PM
Brianna Butler
Howard and Anna Butler
Thank you for fulfilling my photo request for the both of them.

- Brianna Butler
Added by Brianna Butler on Oct 27, 2015 3:16 PM
Mary Downing-Mahan (gravehuntermary)
RE: Delmar Moyer photo 90898352
Lol.....I think you are correct. Who is going to care after we are dead ? I will say the volunteers in my area are very good to work with. Must be the
Added by Mary Downing-Mahan (grave... on Oct 20, 2015 8:29 AM
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