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historianne (#47121584)
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Bio Photo I enjoy locating "lost" cemeteries and doing complete surveys of them and other local cemeteries. I add as many photos as I possibly can as time permits or whenever I see a photo request. But first I add the person's name and dates so you know where your ancestor is buried. I tend to get involved in the people buried in the cemeteries and try to use my genealogy skills of over 30 years to link those buried to their loved ones. This is done to make it easier for researchers to locate family members.


I am happy to transfer your family and friends to you, as long as they aren't mine too. DO give me a REASON to transfer to you though! I AM A CARETAKER WHO IS ONLY WAITING FOR A FAMILY MEMBER TO CLAIM THEIR LOVED ONE. These graves belong to those who loved them, even if they never met in life.

Find a Grave does not require that I search the entire Find a Grave system globally, only the individual cemeteries in which I am adding to. Please do not move your Burial Unknown or a person from an incorrect cemetery into the correct cemetery based on the information you found from my memorial & then demand that I delete my "duplicate". It is not fair that I spend my time, my gas, my $, hunt down owners of the properties, bee stings, ticks, poison ivy, and even risk to my life (bull in the pasture, scary men, and electrified fence-no snakes so far) to photo gravestones only later to find that an armchair F-A-Ger has placed a name in either an incorrect cemetery or has a burial unknown, finds I have actually found-the-grave, moves theirs to the correct cemetery and then expects me to delete my entry. I WILL TRANSFER my submissions after the incorrect entry is deleted. This way we both get credit and the person who makes the incorrect entry still has a memorial they maintain. I feel this is more than fair. This is in accordance with FAG rules! I refer you to Find A Grave rules: "In regard to duplicates, a memorial with a correct known burial location will always be preferred over an unknown burial location". Thanks for listening to my venting!

Happy hunting!
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Doris Albro
It is hard to avoid posting a duplicate when you enter a person two years before they died. My entry has been deleted.
Added by Doris Albro on Oct 04, 2015 1:47 PM
RE: Seaman, Michael
Thanks for your confidence in my information. And I need to commend you for all that you have gathered. I would be interested however in what or who may have directed you the census information suggesting family ties to Michael.

Also, I would appreciate if Michael Seaman, his daughter and son-in-law could be transferred to me.

Thank you
Added by dbs on Oct 04, 2015 1:15 PM
Tracie Shrader Flack
RE: Whoops, too late!
Finally! I have Aunt Nellie connected! Thanks so much for helping! Tracie
Added by Tracie Shrader Flack on Oct 02, 2015 9:22 PM
Tracie Shrader Flack
RE: Whoops, too late!
but.....the obit says he was born in McDowell Co!

this blows me away, becasue I am a Shrader! Now, I have to connect him to my side!

Ill take care of the other...thx
Added by Tracie Shrader Flack on Oct 02, 2015 9:08 PM
Patricia Walsh Meadows
Arlene Farley
Many thanks for the photo of my husband's Aunt Arlene's memorial. Such a pretty picture of her grave. Thanks for your work. Pat Meadows
Added by Patricia Walsh Meadows on Oct 02, 2015 2:25 PM
David & Sherry Winant
RE: Get together on October
Yes, thanks. We got your message and we are still planning on it. It is the Saturday date. Does the Flat Top area sound okay? Please invite anyone you know in the area who is interested.

David & Sherry
Added by David & Sherry Winant on Oct 02, 2015 9:29 AM
James Osborne
RE: re: Vana F. Mitchell
Thanks for putting his information in. Thanks for your service to USAF also. Aim High!
Added by James Osborne on Oct 02, 2015 8:25 AM
Tracie Shrader Flack
John N. Riley
My Gr uncle John should be buried in WV beside his wife! not in OH. I do not remember adding this memorial, but I'm sure I did it from her obituary.
Added by Tracie Shrader Flack on Oct 02, 2015 7:07 AM
charles Ray
RE: Henderson
Hello,I called the raleigh co.clerk,she reffered me to a lady today in crab orchard with books of cemeterys,drawings an ect....(appx.40 years worth of doing cemeterys) She called me back just now after checking her records, an said Lelia is in worley cemetery,bolt,wv 1873-1907 (what happened I dont know ?)an said she has a stone,I'll check on it,an I didnt want you to keep looking for her if in fact she is there.The lady that provided me the info has it all in books (no computer) an seems very down to the subject much like you ms/mrs.historianne,I could give you her number,you know how to get it so as I know who its from...Thank You,ms/mrs.historianne
Added by charles Ray on Oct 01, 2015 2:26 PM
charles Ray
RE: Henderson
Hello,yesterday I found out the (M) may stand for morgan,during the day someone created a link from george morgan to george dixion.I also found out lettie is in sunset memorial raleigh co.,just not listed on here.My mother said, that was very nice of you to add those records and THANK YOU VERY MUCH ! I may have to visit the henderson cemetery in the saxton area,its posible lelia was buried at home where ever they lived at the time or a small unlisted cemetery (my father is in a unlisted small cemetery rock creek,boone),some how I'll find her,I cant have my great grandmother lost,theres a clerk property record or something somewhere. ;With the cooler air this time of year snakes will be stiff an lay there like a stick till you almost or step on them,especially grewup unattended places.Some hunters have snake chaps you might borrow when you need them.Some people carry a stick 5-6 foot long to poke around in front of them with an knock weeds down with,even steping in a hole can be an emergence alone an no cell signal,be careful out there.Moms sister use to say,Thank You a bushel,an a peck,an a hug around the neck.Thank You ms/mrs.Historianne
Added by charles Ray on Sep 30, 2015 8:35 AM
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