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Russ Pickett (#46575736)
 member for 12 years, 1 month, 22 days
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Bio Photo      I enter records here on Find A Grave for two reasons: First to help others find the graves of lost family members and second to remember our War Hero's who have "Given Their All" for our country!

If you'd like me to fix any of the records that I maintain ... please click on the "Edit" button on the top right of the record, click on "Suggest a Correction" ... Enter your note and/or correction and I'll fix them as quickly as possible.

When requesting a transfer use the edit tab on the memorial and follow the below from F-A-G. Or the request will be ignored.

From F-A-G

"Explain your relationship in the request! Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not make the transfer. Bulk surname requests should not be made."

     I'm currently working on updating and entered Soldiers and Sailors who "Gave Their All" during World War II. To see more on this project please click on my website below...

     I originally started researching my Family Tree when my oldest son, Chris, came home from school one day and said that they had to write up their family tree as a project. This, of course, led me to many cemeteries and I quickly became interested in them also.

     I've always enjoyed history and the two fell together.

     Again, If I've created a record that someone needs deleted (since some families do not want their loved ones on the internet) or that you want me to update please let me know and I'll be glad to update it for you.

It's the SOLDIER,
not the reporter who has given us Freedom of the Press...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the poet, who has given us Freedom of Speech...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the campus organizer, who has given us the Freedom to Demonstrate...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the lawyer, who has given us the Right to a Fair Trial...

It's the SOLDIER who:

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC

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Messages left for Russ Pickett (1320)[Leave Message]
RE: A Note (about Charles D and Lillian R. Dutton
Let's not do anything until we see if we can somehow have Corey place his photo on my Memorial or have Find A Grave merge the Memorials. If you transfer your Memorial to me, that really will not fully solve the problem. While Find A Grave does state: "If you have extensive additions/changes to make to a memorial, please contact the Find A Grave member who created the memorial with your request to have the memorial management transferred to you", it also states: "Please note that it is not appropriate to request a transfer and then, after receiving the transfer, delete that page and substitute it with a new memorial that you have created." Also, I would still be left with the task of having to enter all of my material into your Memorials. If Corey can place his photo on my Memorials and if you are willing to delete your Memorials, I will place the following statement on my Memorials above the obituaries: "Russ Pickett created the original Memorial for my Uncle Charles Dean Dutton (Aunt Lillian Rose Treglown Dutton) on Jan 22, 2006. He graciously deleted his Memorial, allowing me to keep my duplicate Memorial without violating the Find A Grave policy of no duplicate Memorials. Thank you Russ!" In this case, I would only have to edit the cemetery for each Memorial. Other than this, I think the only two alternatives would be for me to request that Find A Grave merge the two Memorials or just delete mine. The choice is yours, as it should be.
Added by marelle44 on Jul 30, 2014 9:29 AM
Dee E
Lt. Julian Berger
Russ, Thanks so much for the bio on Lt. Berger. I really appreciate it! Dee
Added by Dee E on Jul 29, 2014 5:02 PM
Stone Finders
Francis Ellingwood.
Thanks for the bio. I have sent it in to have the photo of the obituary remove as they are to be added that way. I have asked this person to stop doing it that way. If the read the FAQs they will see Find a grave has not to add photos or scans copies of obituary's.
Added by Stone Finders on Jul 29, 2014 10:24 AM
RE: A Note (about Charles D and Lillian R. Dutton
Would it be easier to ask Corey to place his photos on my two Memorials? I know it would be a lot easier for me. Even if you transfer your Memorials to me, I would have to recopy the obituaries to the Memorials, add in all the information for the birth and death places, add the plot locations, and link my Uncle to two wives, one daughter, two parents, and six siblings (11 links in all). Also, someone has left a flower on each Memorial, but has not left his/her name. I can't even contact the person to ask to ask that s/he place the flowers on your Memorials. This would be rude to them and would take a lot of time and work on my part. My suggestions would be:
1. See if Corey can place his photos on my Memorials and you delete yours;
2. You copy all of my information to your Memorials and perform all of the links to family members, even though the flowers will be lost forever.
3. Ask Find A Grave if they can merge the two Memorials. This would preserve all of the information and hopefully the flowers also. I know Find A Grave does merge duplicate Memorials; I just don't know if they can do it when the Memorials are in different cemeteries.

Let me know what you think.


Added by marelle44 on Jul 29, 2014 10:06 AM
Cejae Jones
RE: Alfred A Emmick
Thank you SO MUCH!! You're awesome. I couldn't figure out how to do that. Will take your advise for Leo Orzechowski too. Thanx again :0)
Added by Cejae Jones on Jul 28, 2014 9:14 PM
RE: Lieut Francis M Skinner
No problem, happy to help.
Added by Bevo on Jul 28, 2014 7:12 PM
I notice you are trying to do a memorial project of some kind for the World War II veteran casualties. I have one relative from Iowa who was killed. He has a memorial, but I did not create it. Another 2 from Illinois that are my relatives cannot be found. One was shot down over the ocean, and the other grave I cannot find.
Added by A.A.Hinz on Jul 28, 2014 5:53 PM
shirley levesque
RE: Lieut Gerard L Roy
Whatever you can find out will be most appreciated. We were never able to establish exactly what happened. One relative said that the plane crashed into a mountain, but that's about all we know.
Added by shirley levesque on Jul 28, 2014 9:10 AM
shirley levesque
RE: Lieut Gerard L Roy
Hi Russ, thanks for replying so promptly. My husband was just one year old when Jerry died. The obit we have says he died in a plane crash in Lyon, France on Feb. 7, 1945. I would assume that "in the line of duty" would probably apply. We will do the photo of the grave stone and (attempt) to upload it on the site. I guess it's best to wait until everything is sorted out. Thanks so much for your interest in this. Shirley Levesque
Added by shirley levesque on Jul 28, 2014 7:33 AM
Cejae Jones
RE: GM1 Leo Orzechowski
Just saw your webpage where you listed my Grandfather. Thank you so much for honoring him in such a special way. I'd also like to take you up on your offer as to managing his Memorial on my page. Not sure how that's done so you'll have to walk me through it. Also how do you request photos of grave markers for folks whose Cemeteries aren't listed. I'm looking for my other Grandfather Alfred A Emmick who was buried at St. Mary's on the Hill in Lancaster. Here's their webpage Thoughts?

Thank you for your time,

Cejae Jones
Added by Cejae Jones on Jul 27, 2014 3:42 PM
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