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CABrown (#47000639)
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Bio Photo PFC James Rexford (Rex) Scowden KIA WW I buried in France, also has stone in Rose Hill Cemetery, McKean County, Pa

Corp. Steven John Skinner KIA WW I, buried in France
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I'd like to suggest that if you're doing a photo request, and there is no stone for that person, then take a photo of where it should be. I do that because I feel that way they can see there is no marker and maybe have a better feeling having a photo of the location, with other markers on each side for location.

Also if I find a woman that was buried as Mrs.____ don't hassle me over that. It's bad enough that they didn't even use her first name, now some people want to do the same thing with her memorial. If you know her first name, tell me, don't just think I should list her the same as her husband.

When I first found Find A Grave, I was excited and happy to be able to add to it. But sadly it's not that way anymore. I can fully understand the feelings off some of the contributors that have become unactive. When I added memorials, I fully thought family would turn up, want them and fix anything they considered an error. But that's not so either. With the automatic edits, in 21 days, they apparently are made whether you ignored or declined them. There doesn't seem to be much control over your memorials anymore. Just because someone disagrees with the way I've added them, not even family, they can be changed. We are all different individuals, so I can't see why other people, if they're NOT family, should be allowed to change yours. I thought difference of opinion was a way of life, not your right, so I'm wrong. Memorials shouldn't be changed just because someone else thinks they should. I thought the important thing was they were on there for family to find.

Also, I'm tired of people whining because someone might not transfer a memorial. "It's all about the numbers." I'm not sure I understand what you're talking about. The number I added doesn't change, just the number I manage. So if I was in it for the numbers, I'd still be okay. Quit whining.

As far as transfers, I don't necessarily stick to the FAG guidelines as far as relation. If you're a relative, I don't mind transferring (that's why they're on there) BUT it does depend on how you ask/tell me!
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Melinda Trayer Nobles
RE: Clark Dalrymple Jr. #72202540
I think leaving both is ok. The stone in Cherry Hill could be considered a cenotaph for the ones not buried there. It also links them to the other family members that are buried there. Thanks for your help on this one. I greatly appreciate all your efforts :)
Mindi
Added by Melinda Trayer Nobles on Apr 17, 2015 12:47 PM
Ward White
Transfers
Thanks so much for the Rinell transfers. My family and I will continue the loving care you have provided. Best regards, Ward
Added by Ward White on Apr 17, 2015 10:16 AM
Dave Lehman
RE: Asking
I've asked this person to give a good reason why the SSN should be taken down and she refuses to give me any kind of answer at all. I informed her gestapo tactics don't work on me!
Added by Dave Lehman on Apr 17, 2015 5:31 AM
LS
RE: James Chiazzese
Thank you so much for the pics! I thought they were the same!

I didn't remove the request for the pic, so I don't know what happened.

Now I am working on his daughters, Della and Josephine, (my dad's first cousins). I see pics online with dates for death as 1953, but it is impossible since they were at my Aunt Lilly's funeral in 1993. Records show they sold the family home in May 2011 and I don't know where they went.

Oh well, that's what makes all of this mystery interesting!

Again, Thank You soooooo much for the pics!
Lydia (Piazza) Simmington
Added by LS on Apr 16, 2015 10:30 PM
Dave Lehman
Asking
I love your comment about asking for transfers. This is what a lovely person sent me via private email . . .

"To Dave Lehman,
I don't know why my father's social security number was included in the
announcement of his death on the Find A Grave website but I want it deleted
immediately. This is a public information site and should never give
private details like this."

The kind sender's name was withheld out of decency. Do you think they got what they asked for!
Added by Dave Lehman on Apr 16, 2015 4:11 PM
Dave Lehman
RE: Clair J Witter (#57709619) and Kathleen H. Kelly (#57709598)
Remember, "thank you" is old school and was taught by parents who wanted their children to have manners!
Added by Dave Lehman on Apr 16, 2015 4:05 PM
Katherine Lloyd
Clara F Smith
That's a good question and I can honestly say I don't know.But I am learning from a very nice person and that is you.I want to thank you for helping me.There is not many people that would.
Added by Katherine Lloyd on Apr 16, 2015 3:08 PM
Katherine Lloyd
Clara F Smith
Thank you for transfering my sister to me.
Added by Katherine Lloyd on Apr 16, 2015 9:19 AM
FutureAncestor
RE: Harold Laws @ Rose Hill
Hi again, I went to Ancestry to see if he lived with the Anderson family and just cannot find the connection. The only thing that comes to mind is that all his siblings were deceased prior to him except a sister and she lived in Alabama.

Added by FutureAncestor on Apr 15, 2015 4:23 PM
FutureAncestor
RE: Harold Laws @ Rose Hill
Harold's mother is Eva (Wood) Laws. She and my great grandfather are brother and sister. I have no Anderson's on the Wood side of the family so maybe he is related to the Anderson's through the Law side? I am not sure. As far as I am aware, he was never married.
Added by FutureAncestor on Apr 14, 2015 3:22 PM
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