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kswh (#46633789)
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Bio Photo I started going to cemeteries in geneology searches. As I went thru the cemeteries I realized how much the stones wear down (and all the other factors - cemeteries not being kept up, vandalism, etc) and that someday you wouldn't be able to read those stones.

I also realized what great things people were doing by taking pics, and volunteering to take pics, for people who were looking for their family and couldn't get to the area.

So...I starting taking pictures myself. Now that we have digital cameras all it costs me is my time. And the results are great...people find family they're looking for and most importantly, those that were buried in the cemetery and the stones were put up for are not forgotten.
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D K LeRoy
picture
I saw on my father's memorial that you added a photo. Could you tell me where you got the picture?

Thanks
Darryl
Added by D K LeRoy on Feb 20, 2017 3:02 PM
spuwho
G. Rice - Cortland NY
Thank you for capturing the photo of my great Aunt Georgianna's grave at the Cortland Rural Cemetery. I never knew her, but she wasn't forgotten.

Added by spuwho on Feb 14, 2017 8:00 PM
Kiley Mann
Florence Samson
Is it possible for you to transfer her site to me so I can add her photos. and data I have her marriage to John Samson and her parents are connected thru the edit button..so much details...my ancestors from Newlyn Cornwall are also Jeffery line her maiden name.
Thank you for your consideration
Added by Kiley Mann on Jan 31, 2017 3:04 AM
Jen
Albert G Klotten
Hi,

I noticed that you added a photo of Albert G Klotten to his memorial page. I was wondering where you found the photo? Are you related?

Thanks,
Jen
Added by Jen on Jan 26, 2017 11:12 AM
Kate O
John f Myers family
I just added a daughter of his to CRC. Helen Myers Whedon #175454874. She is the twin sister of Helena Myers. Her obit says that she was buried at cemetery. Guessing on family lot.

Also - wondering if John's wife Maria Hunter Myers is buried at CRC. John's obit states that she died in 1867 and all children were born in city of Cortland and they were living there at time.
Added by Kate O on Jan 17, 2017 9:45 PM
Kate O
John F Myers family
Added by Kate O on Jan 17, 2017 9:39 PM
Roberta Comerford
Transfer
Thank you for the transfer of family. I appreciate it. Roberta
Added by Roberta Comerford on Jan 08, 2017 1:44 PM
Purple Mountain
Find A Grave Memorial# 79784696
Hi,
Thank you so much for the wonderful gift of time and effort you have given us by taking and sharing the grave photos. It has meant the world to me! I a asking about John Vosburgh's grave. He was married first to a Mary E. (no maiden name yet). She died shortly after the 1900 census. He remarried soon. I can't find her grave. I am wondering if there is an way to find out if se is buried somewhere in the Sand Hill cemetery. Can you me any ideas? He is remarried by the 1905 NY state census. Except for the Civil War and 1885 census he never leave the Cayuga area. I appreciate any help you can give me.
Respectfully,
Marie AKA Purple Mountain
Added by Purple Mountain on Nov 29, 2016 2:36 PM
Andrew L.
RE: Merrill Omans #152878070
oops, you can edit that out.
Added by Andrew L. on Nov 25, 2016 3:38 PM
Lynda Puakea
Anna Feeter Carly
Aloha!
I just came across your photos of Annaʻs grave stone... thank you for posting them. May I use them on my private family tree? Anna was married to a distant Feeter family member... I always give credit to the find a grave members who share their photos with me... thanks very much... and Happy Thanksgiving!

Regards,
Lynda Puakea
Added by Lynda Puakea on Nov 22, 2016 6:08 PM
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