|Mike & Nancy Ridgdill (#47585642)|
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My philosophy about F/G is really simple. Treat me like you want yourself to be treated. Very simple. If I see a memorial that I'd like to have transferred to me, I'll simply ask for it. Likewise, if you see a memorial I've submitted that you'd like to have transferred to you, just ask for it. I could care less if the person is related to you, or not. If you want it, and there's no reason for me to keep it, you can have it. It's just that simple. I do this because I love it. A lot of people just don't have the time to do this. In reality, I have no connection to at least 90% of the memorials I submit. I submit them because no one else has. |
Like all of us, there are some memorials I won't transfer. But, the only time I won't transfer a memorial is when the person is in one of my direct ancestry lines, my aunts/uncles, a few cousins, and a handful of friends I hold dear to my heart. As for the information I post, feel free to use any info I submit. You do not need my permission. That's why I put it on here in the first place.
If I request a memorial to be transferred to me, it is usually a direct ancestor, or a very close aunt, uncle, or cousin. On rare occasions, I may even request a memorial of a very dear friend. The only deviation from this is that from time to time I may request the memorial transfer of a Confederate soldier, if it's apparent the soldier is probably not related to the submitter. But, no matter who's memorial I request, I always stipulate, "unless this person is your relative." However, if you don't want to make the transfer, at least give me a good reason why you won't.
Please, if you're going to take the time to create a new cemetery, make sure you have the correct name, provide the complete address, accurate written directions, and the correct map. It doesn't take much time, and can ensure future submissions are added to the right cemeteries.
Otherwise, I have been researching my family genealogy for over thirty years. I have published three books so far, Confederate Graves of Emanuel County, Georgia, in 2009, a color edition of the book in 2010, and The Ridgdill Genealogy, in 2011. All are available online.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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|Kevin Nelson||RE: Robert Hill|
You are very welcome. Robert Hill is my Uncle on my mom's side. I noticed sometime back his photo of his marker was not here on Find A Grave. I went by there yesterday to get his picture of his grave marker.
|Bill Waters||Confederate Graves|
Hi, I read in your Bio about your interest in Confederate graves. Check out Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church cemetery. Many Confederate graves. The pastor has written a book about the Confederates buried in the cenetery. His name is Keith Hamilton.
|Bill Waters||Robert L. McGee, Sr|
Thanks for the picture
|Clint Robinson||RE: Coleman family cemetery|
Thank you for the information. You never know what shred of information will lead to a break through. I appreciate your time. If you are ever able to make it over there I have submitted photo requests. Thank you for your time.
|Clint Robinson||Coleman family cemetery|
correction it is titled: Coleman Family Cemetery. It is located in Dellwood, GA. The link is below.
Find A Grave Memorial# 99299850
The Cemetery here is possibly my 4x Great Grand family. I appreciate your time.
|Clint Robinson||Dellwood Cemetery|
Hello, I see that you posted a small cemetery in Emanuel County, GA named Dellwood Cemetery. I was hoping to get some information and or photos about the people who are buried there. Would you be able to help me with this? I believe that they could be some of my direct ancestors.
|Lynn Cleghorn||RE: Peggy Elizabeth Taylor Hill|
I will definitely try
|Kurt Lau||RE: John & Versie Forehand|
You are quite welcome, I'm glad I could help you.
Added by Kurt Lau on Apr 29, 2015 10:06 AM
|Olivia Williamson Braddy||Ruth Stone Smith|
|Olivia Williamson Braddy||Ruth Stone Smith|
Mike, I'm sorry, but I'm asking you to please delete this memorial. I had put some pictures of her taken recently on it, but after her daughter supplied me with a picture of her when she was younger, I replaced them with it. But when I posted it to Facebook, it retained the old pictures. I don't know why this happens, but I've had this problem before. Anyway, I had to create a new memorial with the new picture in order to post to Facebook. Please remove this one:
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