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CindyS (#18484625)
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Bio Photo "This is the heritage of our country," "These stones -- they're not high-ranking officials or generals -- these are the enlisted men who fought the battles. These guys didn't write history, they made it, and we're trying to tell their story. –Sam Ricks

Like a lot of members I started with FindaGrave looking for my ancestors to preserve memories for future generations. I cannot begin to tell you how Thankful I am for all the wonderful people that went out of their way to help me in fulfilling my quest. So I wanted to pay it forward and I found the best way I could do that is to work with veterans and their families. They have sacrificed so much to preserve our freedom and as a spouse of a NAVY veteran this is the least I could do. Since then I have been working with a wonderful group of volunteers adding and editing veteran memorials to the National Cemeteries.

Currently I am working on Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery checking and cross checking every name for errors and or duplicates and sending requests for corrections when needed.

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Find a Grave guidelines clearly states a memorial with a correct known burial location will always be preferred over an unknown burial location and the final disposition should be determined and updated within 30 days. Based on these guidelines the memorial added to the right cemetery first may stay and the burial unknown will be deleted regardless of the dates.

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I have had many contributors asking to have the same memorial transferred to them. We cannot please everyone so I am only adhering to the four generation rule (siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren). As the guidelines state the goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it. A wonderful way to gather all your ancestors together and achieve that goal is by setting up a virtual cemetery.

I would like to give a SINCERE "Thank You" to all the contributors and photographers for all that you have done for me and for FindaGrave. It really means a lot.

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Havarah
John James Matuska
Yes, thank you for alerting me! I have removed the duplicate memorial.
Added by Havarah on Jan 27, 2015 6:46 PM
dennise faulkner
pictures for Memorial# 94635433
I put pictures in the memorial 94635433. This is my father in law. I will not claim this one in case later my husband want to do so. I put in a correction on the birth date. If the cemetery put this information out there, They sometimes miss the target as far as the dates. My Step dads was wrong too. He is across the way in wall 16. we caught it in time to have it changed before putting up the stone. Thank you for your efforts in this work.
Added by dennise faulkner on Jan 27, 2015 6:10 PM
Pamela Rubert
Doris Louise Draa Stine
104922568 if you could transfer this person to me she is part of my family. If she isn't part of yours too. thanks
Added by Pamela Rubert on Jan 24, 2015 5:36 PM
Sonja Garrett Fox
Ollie Dawdy
Thank you for adding his mother!
Added by Sonja Garrett Fox on Jan 20, 2015 9:17 AM
Michael Hague
Carrie Spritz Cohn # 132583020
Cindy, have moved Carrie to the Walnut Hills United Jewish Cemetery and added plot #. Thanks for the correction and for sending the cemetery link... Michael
Added by Michael Hague on Jan 19, 2015 7:37 PM
Kirk Robert Sellman
Rosanna Arnold
Thank you for the transfer. I appreciate it.

Kirk Robert Sellman
Added by Kirk Robert Sellman on Jan 17, 2015 11:11 PM
Pamela Haliburton-minor
thank you..
what a wonderful tribute..I am sure that my brother would appreciate it as well.
Added by Pamela Haliburton-minor on Jan 17, 2015 10:54 PM
No Guts, No Glory
dunham
many thanks for the help...the cemetery has been added...happy taphophiling

dave
Added by No Guts, No Glory on Jan 16, 2015 11:21 PM
Kirk Robert Sellman
Peter Arnold
Thank you so much for transferring Peter Arnold's memorial to me. I will take good care of it.

Kirk Robert Sellman
Added by Kirk Robert Sellman on Jan 16, 2015 12:11 PM
Judy Frehse
David Stonebraker
David Stonebraker born Sept. 9, 1815 died Oct. 13, 1846 was the son of John D. Stonebraker
born Dec. 5, 1784 in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania and died March 31, 1867 in Ashland County, Ohio and Anna Catharine Summerlot born Sept. 10, 1787 in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania and died July 27, 1845 in Island Creek Twp., Jefferson County, Ohio buried in the Good Hope Cemetery. And the grandson of John Dietrich Stonebraker Jr. and Catharine Reuter.

David had 11 brothers and sisters, but David was the only one who remained in Jefferson County, Ohio
Added by Judy Frehse on Jan 15, 2015 5:17 PM
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