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Sidney (#48067839)
 member for 4 years, 7 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo I am happy to receive edits but please do not ask me to post obituaries unless you wrote them, hold the copyright, or have explicit permission from the writer. This is theft of intellectual property. If you wouldn't steal a book from a store, why would you steal writing from someone's webpage? You can write a bio yourself paraphrasing the information, but I will remove references to living individuals in most cases for privacy reasons.

Please use the edit tab for corrections and transfer requests, it heads off a lot of potential problems.

Feel free to use any photo I have taken in on-line or personal family trees. It would be nice if you would credit me for the photo.

If a memorial I have added is a family member of yours, I am happy to transfer management. I will also usually transfer out of FAG guidelines if there is a good reason. Please ask politely. I do not respond well to nastiness.


Early December:
The morning fog fades from the foot
of the rising hills where crows watch;
silent, ragged sentinels in the trees,
keeping vigil over the dead.

Below, the stones lie quiet,
unmoved by coming storms: Peaceful.
Rest in peace, they say :
“He is at peace now”, rest in peace.
And some who lie here indeed may,
may rest after long full lives …
goodbyes said, no regrets. In peace.

And yet …
There is a shiver of sound here,
just beyond the edge of hearing;
an endless murmur as of distant sleepers,
caught in unquiet dreams,
under the winter-browning grass -
restless beneath the weight of unlived years.

Sidney 2015

More than two decades ago my mother showed me a notebook she used when she was in high school to record some family history. I've been working on our genealogy ever since. Most of my research involves French Canadian and New England families, as well as my husband's Ohio German and Ukrainian roots.

I love the opportunity that Find A Grave offers for helping others find the missing pieces of their family "puzzles".

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Messages left for Sidney (64)[Leave Message]
RE: Olmstead photos
The photo is great. Thank you.
Added by ray&jay on Oct 23, 2017 9:08 PM
RE: Shirley Beacham and N. Randolph Reese
When I wrote to thank you, I was using my phone where I couldn't see markers. When I got home, I saw that you posted the pictures. Thanks so much! It's been a while since I took photographs sonive forgotten the process.
If you need any pics from SE New Mexico, please let me know.
Thanks again
Bev Lanning
Added by Trinket on Oct 23, 2017 6:21 PM
Soveida Vargas
Great photo - thanks!
Added by SAN/MCI/LIT ✨ on Oct 23, 2017 5:38 PM
Olmstead photos
Thank you for fulfilling our photo requests for George and Geneva Olmstead at Santa Fe National Cemetery. The photos are excellent quality, but there's a mistake with the memorial photo for George (# 3877447). We assume you took several photos at the cemetery because his photo is a duplicate of another grave (# 3879208), an understandable oversight.
Thanks again for your ongoing efforts on this site!
Added by ray&jay on Oct 23, 2017 4:57 PM
Rick Wilde
Lewis Dayton
Thank you very much for taking the time to photograph Lewis Dayton's headstone.
Added by Rick Wilde on Oct 23, 2017 3:16 PM
photo for Margaret Quade.
Thank you so much for obtaining a photo of their tombstone. Very much appreciated! Have a great day!
Added by i4evrembr on Oct 23, 2017 2:49 PM
Shirley Beacham and N. Randolph Reese
Thank you so very much for taking pictures of these two grave markers! I appreciate it a lot. These two were my great aunt and great uncle
They both have a find a grave page, I believe, that's how I knew there was not a headstone picture. I will add. If this isn't ok please let me know Thanks again
Bev Lanning
Added by Trinket on Oct 23, 2017 1:06 PM
Shirley Beacham and N. Randolph Reese
Thank you so very much for taking pictures of these two grave markers! I appreciate it a lot. These two were my great aunt and great uncle
Bev Lanning
Added by Trinket on Oct 23, 2017 1:04 PM
alan yoder
Thank you for the photo for Vernon Waldron, and the quick response. Your time and effort are really appreciated. AY
Added by alan yoder on Oct 23, 2017 1:04 PM

Thank you for the lovely photo of Russell Selleck's headstone. It is very appreciated it.

Kind Regards,
Added by Linda on Oct 18, 2017 4:27 PM
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