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Alan Wismer (#46864949)
 member for 11 years, 1 month, 7 days
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Bio Photo Hi,

I have been researching my family tree since way back in the 1970's, starting out doing it the hard way; lots of legwork. Now the internet has made a lot of it easier.

I have always enjoyed walking through old cemeteries and looking at the old stones. If you'd like a picture of a friend's or relative's grave near me, please let me know and I'll see if I can do it for you. Please let me know as much information as possible, like obvious things like cemetery name, location, etc, but also the plot numbers and other names associated with the person you are interested in.

I love history. Family names I am searching include Wismer, Wagner, Dunlap, Kirby, Lietke, Johnson, Sprout, Herrington, and Sweet among others.

I live just outside of Lake Odessa, Michigan, so I spend a lot of time at Lakeside Cemetery, where there are thousands of graves!

If I fulfill a photo request for you and you want the original pictures, please feel free to ask for them. Generally they are larger and of a higher quality than what is posted on FAG.

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Deborah Bell
RE: Kirby, Baer, Lindsay Family Tree
Hi Alan, yes it appears we are related. :) Alice Mae Kirby is my Great Grandmother on my father's side. Samuel Henry KIRBY is my second great uncle, so his children would be my first cousins twice removed. I don't have all of Samuel's children in my tree yet, only a Clayton Henry Kirby so it will be nice to add your Grandmother. I'm on, Myheritage, wikitree, and little much but trying to move data over to the free trees right now. My email is

PS I noticed you on Myheritage and sent you a join request
Added by Deborah Bell on Aug 19, 2017 6:42 AM
Deborah Bell
Alice Mae Baer
Hi Alan, am writing to let you know I sent a request to change my Gr Grandma's year of birth to 1885 and her birth location to Onaway, Presque Isle, Michigan, United States. The place of birth is according to family records, the year of birth is per her marriage and SSDI death record.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Debbie Bell
Added by Deborah Bell on Aug 13, 2017 1:32 PM
Angela Owens Jando
Jimenez obituary

I will post the obituary that you sent, and will give you the credit that you requested, but also need to follow guidelines and note where you transcribed the obituary from. Please resend with that information.

Added by Angela Owens Jando on Jun 19, 2017 10:24 AM
RE: SSgt Bryce Gordon Grant
Hello! You are welcome for the picture. I was going to mention if you know who this soldiers parents are - you can link them. It would be beneficial for future generations. Have a great day!
Added by JoMarRo on May 31, 2017 12:33 PM
Thank you!
Thank you so much for fulfilling my Peabody photo request! Appreciate your time, effort and great photography. Many thanks.
Added by ca on Apr 30, 2017 5:50 PM
Brinda Bollinger
Wendell Wilson

I would like to thank you so very much for taking the time to go & photograph the headstone of Wendell Wilson .
Have a great afternoon,
Added by Brinda Bollinger on Apr 10, 2017 11:33 AM
RE: #113692064 Paul George Benedict
Thank you for the grave photo for Paul and his wife. My info had come from his brief obituary which said he died and was buried in TN. I very much appreciate the update. I have adjusted my Find A Grave entries to reflect this new information. Many thanks!...Deb
Added by Debenedict on Apr 02, 2017 6:26 PM
Charles Harper
Thank you for getting this photo for me.
Added by Lou on Apr 02, 2017 10:16 AM
Doris Wyss
RE: Marshall Tasker
Alan, thank you so much. I really appreciate it.
Added by Doris Wyss on Feb 27, 2017 3:13 PM
Bonnie Hoy
Mary Ritter
Thank you for the obituary.
Added by Bonnie Hoy on Feb 26, 2017 5:23 PM
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