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Chris West (#46952699)
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Bio Photo I developed taphophilia in Nov 2007. I'm adding what I can, photos and accurate transcriptions, because stones deteriorate and there's no better time than now.

On a philosophical note: I believe that an unmarried woman's surname should never be listed in the "maiden name" field, and a divorced woman who returned to her maiden name should also have that name as her surname
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William Fuller
Transfer of a Memorial
Hi Chis, My name is William H. Fuller would you please transfer my relative Gladys M. Pettis #50869559 memorial in Baltimore National Cemetary to me for management. Her Husband Otis Pettis is a cousin of mines. I would like to add her memorial to the rest of the Pettis family memorials I'm maintaining. Again, Thank you for all your work. William H. Fuller
Added by William Fuller on Nov 03, 2014 8:29 PM
David Martin
St Martin's
Thanks for your observation, it deserves more attention, unfortunately time is not on my side, that's why I put the photo up. "Others have laboured and we have entered into their labours."
Added by David Martin on Sep 25, 2014 1:30 AM
Mark D Anderson
John Haltn - Mount Moriah Civil War Plot
I am not sure what went wrong but I have uploaded another copy of the supporting documents for John Hann (Haltn).

Best regards,

Mark D Anderson
September 23, 2014
Added by Mark D Anderson on Sep 23, 2014 7:44 PM
Davis Arnold
INGATEGWIN #136311332
Hi - At your suggestion I checked Ancestry.com and found her with children. Your suggested name sounded like it was right, but found her under the other name. I added that information to her bio. It makes the memorial a lot nicer. Thanks for the suggestion. It made me look further.
Added by Davis Arnold on Sep 23, 2014 3:42 PM
cplaw
Eliza Tillson
Thank you for the correction on Eliza Tillson. Data field entry error on my part!
Added by cplaw on Sep 22, 2014 5:49 PM
Beverly Daller Tucker
RE: Ruth
I am going to have to talk to my cousin... Someone has wrong info... Someone has her already so I can delete mine and get the right info from my cousin and send it to the owner of the site to change...
Added by Beverly Daller Tucker on Sep 22, 2014 11:55 AM
Beverly Daller Tucker
RE: Ruth
Right I have to finish her... I am going back and forth between my records and info I know. She was married once before too and I have her first husbands info to make him a find a grave... and their son also... Thank you so much for your help Chris West... I really appreciate it...
Added by Beverly Daller Tucker on Sep 22, 2014 11:44 AM
Janine Pellman Seis
RE: Libbie Vadnais Vadnis
Both spellings are in there now so if someone is searching it they will find her. It is spelled Vadnais on the headstone so I needed to have that there also.
Added by Janine Pellman Seis on Sep 22, 2014 6:48 AM
Janine Pellman Seis
RE: Libbie Vadnais Vadnis
OK, sounds good. I think it is spelled wrong but I have both names there so that works. Thanks!
Added by Janine Pellman Seis on Sep 22, 2014 6:45 AM
Beverly Daller Tucker
RE: Multiple surnames or maiden names
How do I know which sir name to use? Birth records say one thing Death records say another... Census records have one name then the other...
Added by Beverly Daller Tucker on Sep 21, 2014 11:22 PM
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