|Dawn D. (#29679040)|
| || member for 15 years, 2 months, 5 days|
| [Add to MyFriends]|
|Bio and Links|
I live in NJ. I have lived here all my life. I have been doing my family genealogy since 1996. I love walking through and transcribing cemeteries.|
Some of the memorials I have created and manage are ancestors of mine, and many of them are not. I try to add as much as possible to the memorials so that others researching their families can get information on their families. I welcome any corrections to the memorials I have created. Sometimes information sent can be incorrect, the dates on graves hard to read, etc.
I think findagrave is excellent, but when you wish to add memorials, please make sure that someone else has NOT already added that person. Duplicate memorials are confusing to other researchers. I have found many cases where I have created memorials and someone else has created another one AFTER mine. If you discover a memorial has already been created by someone else and you are family to the person added, please contact the submitter for a transfer. Also, adding memorials to findagrave because you ASSUME the person is buried there is also confusing to other researchers. If you do not know do NOT add it. This website is to help others, not to see how many memorials you can add.
The cemeteries that I have added memorials from include: Canton Baptist Church Cemetery in Canton, NJ; First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Salem, NJ; Baptist Church Cemetery in Salem, NJ; East View Cemetery in Salem, NJ; St. Mary's Cemetery in Salem, NJ; Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Greenwich, Cumberland Co. NJ; and Saint John's Episcopal Churchyard in Salem City, Salem Co., NJ.
I usually honor requests for memorial transfers if the memorial is a relative of the requester, but please do not expect large numbers of memorials to be transferred at a moments notice. I will transfer them as MY time allows.
**PLEASE DO NOT ADD INFORMATION IN THE NOTE SECTION TO MY ANCESTORS MEMORIALS. USE THE EDIT TAB AND SEND ME YOUR SUGGESTION WITH THE SOURCE OF YOUR INFORMATION. I HAVE SPENT MANY YEARS DOING MY FAMILY HISTORY AND THERE HAS BEEN INCORRECT INFORMATION POSTED IN THE NOTE SECTION**
**PLEASE USE THE EDITS FEATURE OF FINDAGRAVE TO SUBMIT INFORMATION OR CORRECTIONS TO MEMORIALS. I will NOT correct if they are not sent through the edits feature. Too many emails are jamming my inbox AND information being sent to correct is NOT for the actual memorial needing to be corrected/updated. I have no problem correcting memorials but I am NOT going to spend my time having to hunt for the correct memorial.
|Find A Grave Friends|
Amanda D., Caretaker, Carol Stevenson, Carolyn Schwab, Charles Swanger, Christine, Ed Davidson, Joseph R. Klett, Katelyn, l byers, Lou, Mark Maxwell, Mary Harrell-Se..., Rich Heil, Robin Rowand, Roni Yeats, slkunze, Stepper, Steven D. Howla..., Terry Lodge, [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
|Messages left for Dawn D. (101)||[Leave Message]|
|Patty Doyle Hughes||Rebecca Thompson # 17278718|
I removed the duplicate for Rebecca. This was one of my first Find A Grave photo taking/memorial creating days. LOL. In deleting this one, I found yet another in this cemetery that I had duplicated. I moved the picture over to the original memorial for Dr. Edward Keasbey and deleted the one I had made. Funny, I am also related to the Keasbey Family as my 8th GGM, Elizabeth (Thompson) Smart married Edward Keasbey in 1701 after my 8th GGF, Isaac Smart died. So many of the Keasbey decendants would be related, but again haven't made all the connections.
Again, Thank You,
|Patty Doyle Hughes||Dr. Joseph Hedge Thompson # 138199675|
So sorry that I created a duplicate memorial!! I try to make sure that there is not already a memorial but I missed this one...so I deleted mine. I am probably related to Joseph Hedge Thompson in some way, as my 9th GGF is Andrew Thompson. He arrived in America in about 1677 with his brother John. Andrew's daughter, Elizabeth Thompson, my 8th GGM, married my 8th GGF Isaac Smart, who arrived in Salem in 1675 on the same boat as John Fenwick. Many (or most) of the Thompson's in Salem came from this line. I have not followed all lines down (and there are many!!) so I would not request a transfer. I want to thank you for your amazing work at connecting relatives and again apologize for creating a duplicate.
|Jack Hyatt||Robert Francisco Davis|
Hi Dawn, Robert Davis was my Great Grandfather, I was delighted to see that he was on the site and I would like to thank you on behalf of my father, his grandson. I was wondering if you would be able to bestow any information you have on him to me, as well as make an edit. My grandmother is Florence Evelyn Davis the older sister of Cornelia Davis, she doesn't have a grave, but her lifespan was 1918-1989. Any records or information would be appreciated. Contact me at email@example.com
|Catherine Erikson||RE: Freda Donelson|
Thank you so much for responding. Do you know anyone on Freda's side that may be interested in getting in touch with their family in Sweden?
I know Frida has passed on and so has her sisters Evelyn and Esther and I am not sure if either of them had children but I know Frida did so the cousins would be very interested in connecting with their American relatives.
|Catherine Erikson||Freda Donelson|
Are you related to Freda?
|Roberta Keeler Berger||RE: Donald Vining 1911-1911|
Dawn, I don't know much about find a grave as to being an owner of a grave. I suppose I should do some research on that some day to see what that entails.
In the meantime, Donald's parents are: Bertha Catts Vining and Leon Abbott Vining. They are both buried in Englington (spelling?) on Kings Highway in NJ. His siblings are: Bernard Vining (I have no death info on him) and Berenice Frances Vining Mills Keeler who is buried in Shaptown UMC cemetary on Church street in NJ.
Hope this is the info you wanted. Let me know if you need more.
|maryanne wagoner||East View Cemetery|
Hello Dawn, I am new to this and have taken on a few people and am having trouble with them not being in East View even though their family states they are on Find A Grave. I have asked Eric from East View to look in his records and has not found four people.
Do you have a method or knowledge that would help me locate these last four people? I don't want to tell folks they are not there without more research.
MaryAnne Lowe Wagoner
|nancy elliott||RE: Thank you!!|
Well, I'm loosing it! John K Hutchinson was married to Hannah Ann Davis Hutchinson 1830-1908....These are my g-g- grandparents....and the ones I'd love to have photos of their headstones...oops! Thanks again! Best wishes..Nancy
|nancy elliott||RE: Thank you!!|
Hi Dawn...you are one busy volunteer - thank you so much for all your work. A few years ago I asked the next time your at Canton Baptist Cemetery if you could take a photo of my g-g-grandparents headstones? I know its asking alot...and this is just a friendly reminder! Margaret Hutchinson Cook 1830-1908 and her husband John Hutchinson 1821-1895.
Can you tell me how you found all the info that you included? You must research as you've listed all their children....
Wonderful that you do this...especially when I'm back in Seattle! Thank you again. Nancy
|Laura Phillips||Irving Norton Perry #88758833|
Thanks for the information Dawn. I tried to get the parents listed also but it wouldn't accept them. I added them at the end of the Bio.
|[View all messages...]|