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Stu Haley (#47137674)
 member for 12 years, 9 months, 30 days
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Everett Mefford
Andrew Robert (Drew) "AL PARKER" Okum
Thank you for sponsoring the memorial I made for Al

Added by Everett Mefford on Dec 14, 2014 9:19 PM

DMaron
RE: Henry Saveke
Happy to have helped. There were a couple more family members, I found they don't have memorials yet. I will add when I catch up or you can create them. I'm not a collector. Roselawn's online index works great for finding who's there and their location. Sincerely, Dale

Added by DMaron on Dec 14, 2014 6:11 PM

Bud Winn
RE: Margret Glatfelter
Is there something you wanted me to do that I didn't do? I am unclear on your post.

Added by Bud Winn on Nov 10, 2014 1:38 PM

Bonnie's Daughter
Daniel Warfield 57724167
Thank you for your message, however, I will not remove my statement of kinship to this ancestor. It is an important part of any genealogical process.

That said, am in the process of placing this statement at the bottom of each ancestor's Bio.
Linda

Added by Bonnie's Daughter on Nov 01, 2014 1:44 PM

H. Hord
Hinamon
Stu,
I sent you a couple transfer requests moments ago through the proper edit process, but I felt compelled to leave you a public message and to tell you what a great job you have done with the Hinamons and many others. Thanks for helping make this site better. I am new at this, but I'm sure trying to make it better. You work is inspiring.
All the best,
Harold

Added by H. Hord on Oct 31, 2014 11:37 AM

Carolyn Schwab
RE: George W. Foos
I descend from Valentine Foos (1763-1856)

Added by Carolyn Schwab on Oct 19, 2014 8:07 PM

Aaron John Turner
RE: Malcolm edits
They do not have memorials. Please copy and paste that information into the bio section.

Added by Aaron John Turner on Oct 13, 2014 9:19 AM

Bud Winn
RE: Emely (Emily) Dorsey
Stu,

I did the transfer. In the future, please make all requests such as this via the Edit tab. Some members will ignore requests if not done via the Edit tab. :)

Bud

Added by Bud Winn on Sep 24, 2014 8:20 AM

Georg Thomas
All's Well That Ends Well
Hi Stu,

I don't know whether it was because of the message I sent to the administrator, or the message I sent this past Thursday to the individual who created the memorial for my great-grandfather, but today I logged on and found the memorial had been deleted. I know my last message to that person, which was very polite, made the man very angry as he sent me a nasty reply. No matter. I created a new memorial, including photos, etc. and linked it to parents, spouse, and children. Meanwhile, the administrator did transfer memorials for my great-aunt and her husband that had been created by an individual listed as "inactive." All's well that ends well.

I trust you're enjoying the holiday weekend.

Best,

Tom

Added by Georg Thomas on Aug 31, 2014 12:13 PM

Georg Thomas
RE: Perry Co, OH Fickel Memorials
Hi Stu,

Thanks for your sage counsel regarding the 1% who consider themselves either "laws unto themselves" or "temple guard dogs". One runs into those types everywhere, not just on Find A Grave. I had read the FAQs regarding transfers over the weekend and yesterday I sent an Email to the address provided by the administrators (info@), laying out the issue concerning my great-grandfather. It will be interesting to see if anything comes of it. As mentioned previously, I saw no reason to reply to the individual again. It did cross my mind that he (or she) didn't believe that anyone could be on here with a great-grandfather born in 1820. It's an unusual situation to be sure, but one that's well documented. Meanwhile, I have a raft of other relatives to create memorials for and the task to enhance those that I currently maintain. I'll let you know how I make out with the transfer issue. Best, Tom (I go by my middle name "Thomas")

Added by Georg Thomas on Aug 26, 2014 9:31 AM

Georg Thomas
RE: Perry Co, OH Fickel Memorials
Thanks Stu for your reassuring words concerning those who doggedly hold on to listings of persons who are not relatives. Your message arrived at a most opportune moment as I ran into that yesterday when asking that my great-grandfather's memorial be transferred to me. The individual's replies to me were clearly condescending and left me wondering what's the real reason for the refusal. At any rate, thanks again for your reassuring words and for happily transferring my ancestors memorials to me. I appreciate it! Tom

Added by Georg Thomas on Aug 25, 2014 12:10 PM

Georg Thomas
Perry Co, OH Fickel Memorials
Stu,

Thanks for transferring the Joseph D. and Mary Dusenberry Fickel memorials to me.

Best,

Tom

Added by Georg Thomas on Aug 22, 2014 7:06 PM

Georg Thomas
Mary Dusenberry Fickel
Stu, I see that you maintain the Find-a-Grave Memorial for my great-great grandparents, Joseph D. Fickel (Memorial #73152915) and Mary Dusenberry Fickel (Memorial #73152954. When viewing the memorials, I noticed that Mary Dusenberry Fickel's parents are not listed. Her father was Revolutionary War soldier William Dusenberry (Memorial #76046574) and his first wife, Elizabeth Compton. Elizabeth Compton died in 1797 in New Hampton, NJ and there is no record of her grave. I maintain the memorials for two of Joseph's and Mary's children, namely Josiah and Rachel, and if you're agreeable, would be happy to take over Joseph's and Mary's.

Best,

Thomas Urban

Added by Georg Thomas on Aug 22, 2014 2:20 PM

Carol D
Monnett Documents
Hi Stu -

Remember me? It's been a year or so since I last contacted you with some Monnett photos that I inherited. I have been going through some of the letters and papers and found some documents that might interest you. I have three land deeds for land in Ohio that was purchased by the Monnett family in 1832, 1833 and 1858. One bears the signatures of both Abraham Monnett and his wife Sarah. The other two are William Monnett. Would be happy to send you photos if them if you are interested. Also have found some graduation announcements for Monnetts and some cards and letters from Monnetts that were sent to my Kinnear relatives.
I see that the Monnett Family Genealogy website is no longer there, have you given up keeping that going?

Carol Kinnear Dzurenko

Added by Carol D on Aug 11, 2014 1:15 PM

DJLindsay
Angela Van Meter ; Grand Prairie
Hello!
I have deleted the memorial for Angela Van Meter. I just must of added her when I added the other. Someone can follow up in the future to get a photo of the memorial with her dates on it.
Thanks !

Added by DJLindsay on Jul 30, 2014 5:36 PM

Bethel Nagy
need a date check
Could you double check the inscription on the grave of Joseph Burtsfield, buried in the Burtsfield cemetery? Find-a-grave notes it as "age 20", making his death date 1841 - but he is listed (presumably alive) with the family in the 1850 census. Could the inscription actually be "age 30"?

Added by Bethel Nagy on Jul 30, 2014 1:14 PM

Karla Waller
Eva Mae Atha
I apologize for not answering sooner but I just found your query concerning Eva Atha and her husband Thomas Dildine. Eva was a sister to my grandmother Rosa Atha and their children are my 1st cousins once removed so yes we are related. Rosa was my Dad's mother who was gone long before I was born. Eva and Rosa's father William Thomas Atha was my great grandfather.

And how are you related?
Karla Newbold Waller
Florida

Added by Karla Waller on Jul 28, 2014 5:52 PM

Nadeen Sobottka
Eva McCullough @ Forest Home Cem., Milw., WI
Hi Stu, I've added the information to Eva's bio section. Thanks and regards, Nadeen

Added by Nadeen Sobottka on Jul 06, 2014 7:21 AM

D Fryman
RE: Lela Keyes
Thank you for your reply. Donna

Added by D Fryman on May 11, 2014 8:57 PM

D Fryman
Lela Keyes Bond
Looking for information on your memorial of Lela Keyes Bond 38171278

Looking for info on Lela Bond's mother & father. Samantha (Jennie) Coleman Keyes and James Monroe Keyes. Was wondering if you are related. If you are related please contact me. Thank you.
Donna Fryman 47988009 dfryman3@gmail.com

Added by D Fryman on Apr 28, 2014 3:57 PM

Faith
VanMeter
Wondering if you would know where Capt John VanMeter's b 1776 first wife Ruth Nelly Seabron or Seaborn was buried. I thought she might be in Rocky Fork, but do not see it on Find A Grave. She d 1812 in OH with him and 3 children. He m Sophia Clark in 1814 in Ross Co OH. So not sure where they were living in 1812. Nellie's last 2 children were b in Colarain twp Ross Co. It would be another puzzle solved if I could find this. Thanks.

Faith

Added by Faith on Apr 08, 2014 8:41 AM

Chris M
RE: Vale Reynolds
You are most welcome. I am always glad to transfer memorials to family members.

Chris

Added by Chris M on Mar 10, 2014 7:18 PM

Jane Gerrish Waddell
RE: flower
Stu -

Agreed in regards to nice vs. nasty on Find A Grave.

No, I guess I didn't get you message regarding the VanMeters. I checked my email inbox as well as here and there is nothing.

-Jane

Added by Jane Gerrish Waddell on Mar 04, 2014 4:50 PM

Jane Gerrish Waddell
RE: James Van Meter
Hi Stu -

The way to remove a Flower is to click on your actual Flower icon, not the wording, and a screen will come up, with the option "Remove this offering" and proceed. That option, of course, only comes up on your own flower postings.

I see the real problem with putting bio info in a flower in that if several other people add flowers after the one with info, the info one will eventually go off screen and I'm sure there are many viewers, myself included, who do not scroll thru the flowers and find the bio info.

Unfortunately, Find A Grave does not have a means of a person viewing all the "Flowers" they themselves have posted, so to go back and find those with bio info is not an easy task. When bringing such flowers to others attention, I try to convey it as help, rather than critism. I had someone tell me recently that they had gotten "hate mail" about bio info in flowers he had posted on their memorials. It would be a better place, as my mother used to say, if people would "Keep a civil tongue in your head"!

-Jane

Added by Jane Gerrish Waddell on Mar 04, 2014 10:27 AM

Jane Gerrish Waddell
Flowers on Memorial# 19783127
Hi Stu -
I have copied the info in the "Flower" you left for James VanMeter to the bio section. I would greatly appreciate it if you would remove the flower since bio info in flowers is inappropriate.
Thanks.
-Jane

Added by Jane Gerrish Waddell on Mar 03, 2014 8:46 PM

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