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Sidney (#48067839)
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Bio Photo More than two decades ago my mother showed me a notebook she used when she was in high school to record some family history. I've been working on our genealogy ever since. Most of my research involves French Canadian and New England families, as well as my husband's Ohio German and Ukrainian roots.

I love the opportunity that Find A Grave offers for helping others find the missing pieces of their family "puzzles".

Santa Fe National Cemetery: Many thanks to Katrina, who has taken over as curator of the International Wargraves account. With her help I have moved almost 4000 erroneous memorials for veterans who are actually buried elsewhere, and they have merged another 1000 plus duplicates associated with the same original bad uploads. HOWEVER there are still lots of bad memorials listed for Santa Fe. Some are inadvertent duplicates, but most are deliberate errors perpetrated by volunteers who repeatedly violate Find A Grave guidelines prohibiting memorials for living spouses as well as memorials added simply because the person served in the military. If the person is not listed in the Santa Fe National section of the VA's Gravesite Locator at
http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/ then they are probably NOT buried at SFNC.

Please feel free to use any photo I have taken in on-line or personal family trees. It would be nice if you would credit me for the photo.

If a memorial I have added is a family member of yours, I am happy to transfer management. I will also usually transfer out of FAG guidelines if there is a good reason. Please ask politely. I do not respond well to nastiness.

I am happy to receive edits but please do not ask me to post obituaries unless you wrote them, hold the copyright, or have explicit permission from the writer. This is against Find A Grave policies. Feel free to write a bio yourself paraphrasing the information, but I will remove references to living individuals in most cases for privacy reasons.

Please use the edit tab for corrections and transfer requests, it heads off a lot of potential problems.

PLEASE - No drama.
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kathy henson
William Thomas Unruh
Sidney, thanks for your rapid response! This is very important photo for me and I really appreciate your efforts!
Added by kathy henson on Aug 26, 2016 8:22 PM
Rosalie
Adrian Gallegos
Thank you, your work is always appreciated.
Added by Rosalie on Aug 25, 2016 4:14 PM
Keith Moseman
Howard and Bess Rose photos
Thank you very much. Howard died in 1998 and I think Bessie is still living. The family must be waiting to put both dates up at the same time.
Added by Keith Moseman on Aug 24, 2016 8:33 PM
Scott Gil
Jessie Corbet
Sidney, thank you so much for the quick photo request! I appreciate it greatly. All the best.
Added by Scott Gil on Aug 24, 2016 5:52 PM
theresa leger
Photo of Robert Clay headstone
Thank you Sidney for the photograph of my older brother Robert Clay's headstone.....None of my brothers or sisters have ever seen "Bobbie's" memorial headstone since we all live outside of New Mexico.....Thanks again for your time and effort from all of my family.....Theresa Leger
Added by theresa leger on Aug 23, 2016 12:34 PM
Nellie NY
Peter and Mary Petersen
Hi,
Thank you so much for taking the time to go to the cemetery and for taking the nice photo. I really appreciate it.
Nellie
Added by Nellie NY on Aug 21, 2016 1:17 PM
Charles Bowman
154173441
FYI
James Gunn in interred in L1-1055. Please correct.
Added by Charles Bowman on Aug 20, 2016 3:33 PM
William Overton
Iabel Maestas - Santa Fe National Cem
Thank you for the picture for Isabel (Chacon) Maestas.

Bill Overton
Lost Wages (Las Vegas), NV
Added by William Overton on Aug 20, 2016 2:46 PM
Dee Green
Donald Gimenez
Thanks for the heads-up on the dup. I spelled it the way the gravesite locator had it and didn't see the memorial with the alternate spelling. Kim and I will take care of it. :-)

Dee
Added by Dee Green on Aug 18, 2016 11:27 AM
Kim S.
RE: Wanda/Phyllis Wade
I will! Pretty funny. I've caught names carved on stones twice, funny typos: "Off into the wild blue younder" - etc. We're all human! Either the cemetery record is wrong or the database is wrong. Or he had two wives and the officials are confused about which wife is being buried! haha.
Added by Kim S. on Aug 17, 2016 9:50 PM
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