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Russ Dodge (#309)
 member for 15 years, 6 months, 22 days
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Bio Photo Senior Find A Grave Curator and Administrator.

Check out my Bio on the Find A Grave Main Page here, under "Who Is Behind Find A Grave".

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Lifelong resident of New Jersey until July 2013.
Now reside outside of Philadelphia, but will always be a "New Jerseyan" for life.
Find A Grave Contributor since 1996
Find A Grave Admin since 2002
Human Being since 1969
"Chuck Taylor's" wearer since 1979.

A majority of my contributions are Civil war-era soldiers. If you find one or any of my interments is an ancestor, I would be happy to transfer them to you.

I get a large amount of e-mails a day pertaining to Findagrave in general and my contributions in particular. If perchance I have failed to respond in a timely manner, please resend your correspondence and I will endeavor to reply.

I am also a volunteer tour guide at Philadelphia's historic Laurel Hill Cemetery, final resting place of the "Victor of Gettysburg" Major General George Gordon Meade, amongst many many others. Come visit sometime and explore some buried history.
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Crystal Mary Murphy
Margaret Ellen Skirvin
# 135969807

This is my Mother. I requested that I take this one over and obviously was refused, as the one I did create is now gone.

This one had her nickname Peanut listed, and my Mother despised that nickname. Thankfully it was removed as I requested.

Although I understand that people are touchy because they have been doing this for years, but when they take over someones close relative, this becomes offensive. Ancestor/Relative Stealing - my phrase for it.

I kindly requested this be turned over to me, but was denied.

The girl who has removed mine, denied changes, etc., swoops in and takes these off the internet obits before a family member has the chance to grieve and get busy doing it themselves. This is unethical and a deliberate disrespect of ones family members.

Im sorry to have contacted you, but she has her messages disabled. Would you be so kind as to reply? CrystalMurphy4@aol.com

Also, I am sorry to have put this out for public eye, but there seems to be no way to email anyone privately.
Added by Crystal Mary Murphy on May 16, 2016 6:12 AM
Crystal Mary Murphy
Margaret Ellen Skirvin
# 135969807

This is my Mother. I requested that I take this one over and obviously was refused, as the one I did create is now gone.

This one had her nickname "Peanut" listed, and my Mother despised that nickname. Thankfully it was removed as I requested.

Although I understand that people are touchy because they have been doing this for years, but when they take over someone's close relative, this becomes offensive. Ancestor/Relative Stealing - my phrase for it.

I kindly requested this be turned over to me, but was denied.

The girl who has removed mine, denied changes, etc., swoops in and takes these off the internet obits before a family member has the chance to grieve and get busy doing it themselves. This is unethical and a deliberate disrespect of one's family members.

I'm sorry to have contacted you, but she has her messages disabled. Would you be so kind as to reply? CrystalMurphy4@aol.com

Also, I am sorry to have put this out for public eye, but there seems to be no way to email anyone privately.
Added by Crystal Mary Murphy on May 16, 2016 6:11 AM
wayneslyhouse
Contacting a Contributor
Russ,
I'd like to reach out to a contributor to ask where she or he found the information they added to a memorial page. All I have is the contributor's number. Can you tell me how to reach out to him or her? Thanks
Wayne
Added by wayneslyhouse on May 15, 2016 4:06 PM
Conner
Brevet Brigadier General Frederick Locke
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/lilj/item/2013655002/
Added by Conner on May 14, 2016 9:49 AM
No Guts, No Glory
Tommy Armour
His grandson, Tommy Armour as well, tells me that his ashes were scattered on Winged Foot Golf Club at 851 Fenimore Rd, Mamaroneck, NY 10538

Many thanks

dave
Added by No Guts, No Glory on May 10, 2016 8:15 PM
Wailuna
Brigadier General Edward Betts
Aloha, Russ, and thanks for transferring management of Gen. Betts' memorial.
Added by Wailuna on May 03, 2016 1:01 AM
EpitaphWriter
# 161713896 William S. Faulkner
Since you are the one who is credited with the photos of the Lower Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, the church and the sign, please post those two pics on Memorial #161713896 for William S. Faulkner and copy the grave marker from his wife, Edna Elsie Faulkner # 24927237 and post on his memorial as well. Thank you!
Added by EpitaphWriter on Apr 26, 2016 10:13 PM
janey
Prince
Hi Russ, Prince there are 2 posting for Prince. The one that in in the celb area Bio done by Louis M.# 161442923 and second one# 161484612 that was To Prince Rogers Nelson posted today. this is worrisome to true Prince Fans
Added by janey on Apr 22, 2016 2:02 PM
deb roe
stephens family contirubors
George harger said to be to get hold of Find A Grave and ask them why the Stephens family contributors are still on RNA FOR NO REASON. THERE ARE 4 CONTRIBUTORS ON RNA. THERE IS ABIGAIL STEPHENS, BOB STEPHANS,BRAD STEPHENS AND HANNAH STEPHENS. Find A Grave HAS NO EVEN CONTACT THEM WHY THEY ARE ON Find A Grave.
DEBORAH SHELTON WOODS STARTED THE WHOLE MIXED UP. HOW COME SHE IS NOT ON RNA THIS WHOLE THING IS SO CHILDISH. STEPHENS ARE TREATED LIKE LITTLE KIDS . THEY ARE GROWN ADULT.
THANK YOU FOR CHECKING AND CORRECTING THIS MIXED UP
Added by deb roe on Apr 19, 2016 3:29 PM
Marvin and Ruth Barckley
SNM Robert Barckley
Is there any way to find out who Robert's parents were. My husband's ggggrand father Thomas Barckley was born in New Jersey ca 1795 and we have never been able to go any further back. Thank you for any info you can help with.
Ruth Barckley
Added by Marvin and Ruth Barckley on Apr 19, 2016 9:16 AM
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