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Romper90069 (#1277)
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Bio Photo *+*+ I saw this Headstone and could not resist.

Born in Trenton, Nova Scotia, Canada, raised in Los Angeles since age 5. I concentrate my efforts at Westwood Memorial Park, Forest Lawn Glendale, Hollywood Forever & Los Angeles National.

+*+*+*+May 2016 I am now concentrating on Woodlawn, Hillside Memorial Park & Holy Cross during the summer months. Too hard for me to climb the hills at Forest Lawn, Glendale.

I produce a high volume of memorials and photos with a good chance I have made some errors along the way. I ALWAYS welcome corrections!
***When I take a photo for a request, I take the time to trim and clean the headstone. I average 700 random photos each time I go and do my best to make sure the headstone is readable. I do not clean and trim each one. I personally like the natural (as it stands) look rather than doing what should be done by the cemetery.
If anyone wants to manage a memorial I created that is not a family member or friend of mine, just ask. I donít understand those who feel the need to hoard and control every memorial.

If anyone wants to use ANY photo I have posted to their family tree can do so without further permission. Anyone who feels the need to charge for photos that offer a family a small piece of their (key word their) family history needs to rethink their values. No disrespect meant. I offer my photos to anyone else for publication for free with proper photo credit.
James R. Mason
West Hollywood
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Mary Alequin
Thank you for today it was great group. Nice to meet you.
Added by Mary Alequin on May 28, 2017 3:14 PM
Myrtle Ennis
Ada Myrtle Davis Banister
Thank you for the excellent photo of my cousin's headstone--much appreciated---in one photo of her headstone under that beautiful tree , it shows a similar headstone to the left--could you possible give me the info on that tombstone as I can not make it out no matter how large I make the photograph or possibly send me a scanned photo to my email --by its position, it could be related to Ada Myrtle Davis Banister

Myrtle Mandane Ennis, old lady in Kentucky
Added by Myrtle Ennis on May 27, 2017 1:11 PM
Carl Catherman
Ralph Rose
Thank you very much for adding the bio note. I appreciate your quick response.
Added by Carl Catherman on May 27, 2017 7:16 AM
RE: Mountain View
See you there!
Added by Wanda on May 26, 2017 5:35 PM
RE: Mountain View
Hi James,

Just wanted to verify...5/28 at 11:00AM?

Added by Wanda on May 26, 2017 5:16 PM
Photo Request Problem
Even though you weren't able to fulfill the photo request for Della C. Schmidt, your efforts are still much appreciated. Rose
Added by familyheritagerose on May 26, 2017 4:27 PM
Jennifer Thompson
RE: Find a Grave photos
My book on the Eighth Indiana has been published in a four volume series entitled, Above Us or Around Us. Volume I: The Story of the Bloody Eighth tells the history of both the three-month and three-year Eighth Indiana Infantry regiments from April 1861 to August 1865. Readers will learn how they chose their motto "Above Us or Around Us," how they earned their nickname "The Bloody Eighth," and what occurred during each battle. They will also learn about the soldiers' family ties, claims to fame, and tragic endings. This volume includes poems about the Battle of Cedar Creek and poems written by James Whitcomb Riley, whose father, uncle, and favorite teacher served in this regiment, and includes regimental correspondence. Volume II: The Men of the Bloody Eighth A-K and Volume III: The Men of the Bloody Eighth L-Z continue the story of the Eighth Indiana Infantry through the biographies of the soldiers and contrabands who served in this regiment. Readers will learn about the regiment's Medal of Honor recipient, the soldier who made and sold the first ice cream cone in the world, James Whitcomb Riley's teacher and relatives of James Whitcomb Riley and Carrie Nation, the soldier who held ten patents for his inventions, and the soldier related to Presidents William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison. Two soldiers in this volume named the town of Windfall, Indiana. One soldier and his brother built the first threshing machine in Indiana. Several soldiers experienced close encounters with death or PTSD, which led to suicide. Some became murder victims or committed murder. These biographies will leave a lasting impression on readers as they learn more about the men of the Bloody Eighth. Volume IV: The Story and the Men of the Bloody Eighth in the News includes the newspaper articles that provide reports during the war and about brigade reunions after the war. The articles also help readers learn about tragedies, special events, and the deaths of the soldiers in this regiment. Readers can also follow a Tennessee murder trial. The men of the "Bloody Eighth" lived up to their motto "Above Us or Around Us" and are men to be remembered for years to come. This series is now available on
Added by Jennifer Thompson on May 26, 2017 9:25 AM
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Maria Burns Mears
Thanks a million for taking your time and effort to go to the cemetery and find her grave and then take and post the photo.
Added by Boston Bulldog on May 26, 2017 8:48 AM
Alton Burnham
Thank you for the information about no photos allowed. Appreciate your efforts.
Added by mommycita on May 25, 2017 9:27 PM
Barb OD
Thank you
Added by Barb OD on May 25, 2017 7:55 PM
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