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KathyCook (#47357080)
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Bio Photo I live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I enjoy photographing tombstones for FindAGrave. I have even been known to dig stones out of the ground. :)

I do not consider my photographs "copyrighted". I post them for the sole purpose of helping other genealogists in their family research. However, if you post the photos on ancestry or another website, photo credit would be appreciated. :)

My goal is not to impress others by high numbers. I create many memorials just so they are documented, and try to add pertinent information to them. I'm more than willing to transfer these memorials to someone who can take better care of them, as long as they are not my relatives.

Surnames I am researching: Solomon-Haberman (Jennings Co. IN & Saline Co. MO); Stoneking-Livingston-Long (Greene Co. PA & Tyler Co. WV); Wagaman-Turner (Missouri, Kansas, Washington); Pannekoek-DeVoogd-Waterloo (Kent Co. MI); LePard-Densmore (Kent, Ionia & Barry Co., MI); Kirby-Payne (Howard Co. MO); Riggle-Guist-Ortz (PA & OH).
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Rob Steward
grave plot
Thank you for taking a picture of the Oberschmidt plot. I think it is good to have a photo of where they are buried even if there is no gravestone.
Added by Rob Steward on Aug 27, 2017 3:00 PM
Rob Steward
Photo
Thank you very much for the Adrion gravestone photo.
Added by Rob Steward on Aug 27, 2017 2:55 PM
grant eves
request
Kathy

I have noticed that you took a few request from Greenwood cemetery. And was wondering if you would also add mine to your list. so I might see them well I am still alive.In case you run across them ether way thank you for your service



Thanks Very much Again Grant Eves
Added by grant eves on Aug 10, 2017 12:33 PM
BeckyGrizz
RE: Wife of Phillip Griswold
Thanks, Kathy!
Added by BeckyGrizz on Aug 04, 2017 10:22 AM
Barbara Gutierrez
Devendort
Thank you for looking for Betsey's grave and for your photo of Daniel's headstone!

Cheers,
Barbara
Added by Barbara Gutierrez on Aug 04, 2017 8:54 AM
BeckyGrizz
Wife of Phillip Griswold
Your Memorial for the wife of Phillip Griswold, #75731677, is a duplicate for Mary Helen Reed Griswold, #81544662. Her age on her tombstone says 56 years, 10 months, 13 days so that places her birth date as 12/23/1841. She died 11/5/1898.

I don't know how you can merge these 2 memorials, but they are clearly for the same person. Phillip only had 2 wives and his second wife didn't die until after 1901.

Thanks,
Becky Griswold
Added by BeckyGrizz on Aug 03, 2017 7:06 PM
Sue Bixler
Roy & Roma (Holbrook) Boersma Headstone
Thank you Kathy for fulfilling my request for my cousin Roma & spouse's headstone photo. Full credit to you is given! I appreciate your efforts on my ancestry research behalf! Have a blessed day. Sue
Added by Sue Bixler on Aug 01, 2017 12:03 PM
Jeff Phillips
RE: Angline Phillips memorial.
Not really, i'm having enough trouble trying to get photo requests around Kalamazoo while fighting congestive heart failure. Some days are good some are bad so I just do what I can.

Thanks for the offer though.
Stay safe out there, Jeff
Added by Jeff Phillips on Jul 16, 2017 9:31 PM
Jeff Phillips
Angline Phillips memorial.
Kathy,

Thank you for creating the memorial for my Gr Gr Grandmother Angline Phillips in Greenwood Cemetery Walker Twp.. Find A Grave Memorial# 109148503
I have added a photo I took in 2005 before the stone fell over.

Jeff
Added by Jeff Phillips on Jul 13, 2017 11:31 AM
Scout
RE: Lakeview Cemetery South Haven

You never know. It is huge and sprawling. We took a trip back through the newer section which is on the north side this spring and updated.
Added by Scout on Jun 05, 2017 1:15 PM
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