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Melvin F. Weiss (#47057136)
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Bio Photo I have lived in the St. Francois County area of Missouri for 70+ years. That's big brother Tom on the left - HS days 1953.

I started out just walking old cemeteries - the history is there.

Got involved with tombstone photos for my own Family History and discovered others already at work doing the same and many were for my ancestors which were also their ancestors. since I was close to some cemeteries they were entering data for, I started taking photos for them as well ..it's Catching.

I now try to check the request list before I go to a cemetery and if I find the tombstone
requested, I will certainly add it for you.

Tying our family members together with LINKS makes it so easy to move through the generations. Many who would otherwise lose interest, find it such smooth sailing they get caught up in the history they can see with just one more click.
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James A Gamblin
The Rigdons
Thank you for the pictures of the Rigdons' grave sites.
Added by James A Gamblin on Nov 13, 2016 7:46 AM
J L
Leonard & Julia Lynn
Thanks so much for the photos of Leonard & Julia's grave - very much appreciated,
Best,
JL
Added by J L on Nov 06, 2016 8:02 PM
K. E. P.
Dorothy Arth
Thanks so much for the photo of Dorothy's grave. I greatly appreciate your time and effort.
Thanks again,
Karen (Arth) Prichard
Added by K. E. P. on Nov 04, 2016 10:05 PM
charli
photo
Thanks so much for the quick response to my photo request

charli
Added by charli on Oct 28, 2016 12:38 AM
Carole Herndon Weimer
Clarence W. Hogenmiller FAG102506457
Per your suggestion, I changed the cemeteries for Clarence Hogenmiller. Since I put him in the cemetery his father is buried in, I deleted the 1st entry. The new entry is 171902124 for you to add the picture of his headstone. Thank you for your information.
Added by Carole Herndon Weimer on Oct 27, 2016 9:33 PM
Annmarie Christian
Janet Mary Effrein - Memorial #64450933
I have a question about Janet Mary Effrein and her brother, Donald Stephen Effrein.

If Janet Mary Effrein was born 24 Dec 1931, according to her headstone, how can her brother, Donald Stephen Effrein Memorial #158790938 be born 18 Jan 1931, according to his obit.

If both were born in 1931, wouldn't they both be born on the same day and not a month apart. I ran into his obit at www.GenealogyBank.com and then it dawned on me, Donald Stephen Effrein has to have wrong birth date in his obit.

They are distant relatives of my son-in-laws mother, Lois M. Dunphy-Brown.

Has anyone else noticed discrepancies with the birth dates? It just seemed odd to me.

Thank you for all the hard work you do with the cemetery records.

Annmarie Christian
Southampton, Massachusetts
Added by Annmarie Christian on Oct 24, 2016 7:35 PM
Anna Jaech
Aubuchon
I think I amended everything you pointed out. Don't know if you can tell; but the framework for the rest is set up now.
Annie
Added by Anna Jaech on Oct 23, 2016 4:13 PM
Anna Jaech
Aubuchon
I appreciate your suggestions - I should have told you my method of tackling a large number of memorials when there are numerous errors or omissions. It's understandable there are so many errors, eh? There are only 20 names to go around for 80 people!
What I do is start with one person (your man), enter the good info on his family. I leave the errors I find because usually I will find the correction in the spouses family or in my secondary source which I go to when I've finished the primary. This saves a whole lot of time.
The I start with the progenitors and carefully check through line they created, looking for things amiss etc.
A bonus is usually that when I finish the primary family, I find a son-in-law who was a larger, much grander fish. Then I do that family. This is how I did the Kennett-Hempstead family of St. Louis..... and that rascal Ferdinand did not die a pitiful death; but left his family, moved to Montana, married as a bigamist, founded three banks with the gold he took with him, and lived happily ever after. Annie
Added by Anna Jaech on Oct 21, 2016 3:38 PM
Anna Jaech
Lucien Aubuchon
Thanks's for the transfer! I have begun my work. Tomorrow I will examine all names already connected and already entered but not connected. There are MANY mistakes in the general entries, but that's understandable. Since I have the church records, it's worked out like a map.
Annie
Added by Anna Jaech on Oct 19, 2016 10:47 PM
deanna french
St.Francois MO/Charles Parsons Civil War Veteran
May I use the photo that you contributed to the memorial page for Charles parsons to post on the Vermont Civil War site? ( www.vermontcivilwar.org)

You will receive credit for this.
Thank you for your consideration.
Deanna French
Added by deanna french on Oct 01, 2016 7:42 PM
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