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Dawn D. (#29679040)
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Bio Photo 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 NOTE: I will NOT accept an edit linking children to their Mother when the Mother has married after the death of her first husband and you have her first married name listed as a maiden name. Per Findagrave: They are to be listed as first name, middle name (if any) and current married name. Anything else causes confusion. You can put all names, husbands, etc in bio section of the memorial.

**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.
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Mary Hill
RE: Caroline Keasbey
Thank you for your efforts! Looks good now.

Mary Hill

Added by Mary Hill on May 20, 2016 10:29 PM
Mary Hill
Caroline Keasbey "Carrie" Rusling

Listed on as the daughter of William Rusling and Arabell.
Two birth records from New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980 name her parents as Thomas Rusling and Elizabeth. The FindAGrave entry says Thomas Rusling and Elizabeth were her grandparents and William Rusling and Anabell were her parents. She is tied to Thomas Rusling and Elizabeth in How do you know that William Rusling and Anabell were her parents? Thank you.
Added by Mary Hill on May 20, 2016 7:26 PM
Patty Doyle Hughes
Isabella Thompson
So sorry for creating a duplicate memorial. I have removed mine and added my photo to yours. I am concerned though that I may have created a number of duplicates though because I thought that cemetery was St. John's...I didnt realize that it was First Presbyterian. the Thompson name always catches my eye as my 9th GGP, Andrew and Isabella (Marshall) Thompson were some of the first settlers to the Salem area.
Added by Patty Doyle Hughes on Apr 25, 2016 8:09 AM
John H Willey
RE: Wife of Rev. Benjamin Tyler
Hi Dawn

Thanks for adding his wife to the Memorial.

Regards John
Added by John H Willey on Apr 20, 2016 6:06 PM
John H Willey
RE: Wife of Rev. Benjamin Tyler
Hi Dawn
Sorry, I pressed a 9 instead of 0, b-21 Jul 1807, Must edit better.
Regards John
Added by John H Willey on Apr 20, 2016 4:40 AM
Betty Atkinson
RE: Canton, Salem, NJ 1864
That was a real tragedy and I read that in 1863 there was a col era epidemic in the area...but wondered if this was a left over from that..but likely as not if Ida had scarlet fever and about 4 of the children died in March 1864 and one in April and 2 in May it was probably something like that.. Sad for the family....
Added by Betty Atkinson on Mar 21, 2016 1:57 AM
Betty Atkinson
Canton, Salem, NJ 1864
Isn't it odd that the Cobb family lost 7 children
that year? Is there anything that shows what happened? All children born after that seem to have survived....including Isaac's twin. Any ideas?
Added by Betty Atkinson on Mar 20, 2016 7:42 PM
glenda (contributor #47305349)
Edit Requests
Thank you for the edit requests. They will be processed as soon as I review them. Just a reminder, or in case you don't know, I thought you might like to know that I transfer out of guidelines. If you would like custody of any memorials I manage please submit an Edit request using the "Suggest any other correction or addition" option. If I am not related I will transfer. Thank you!
Added by glenda (contributor #4730... on Feb 28, 2016 6:54 AM
larry eanes
Thomas Benjamin Davis
Hi, thanks for correcting me, any info like that, which I added was given to me from someone, but it is impossible to know who. I have removed the info & the links to the wrong parents. With the edit system folks sends you edits and it is hard to check them, so I usually just hit accept, thanks for correcting me, Larry
Added by larry eanes on Feb 26, 2016 7:40 PM
Patty Doyle Hughes
Rebecca Thompson # 17278718
Hi Dawn,
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,
Added by Patty Doyle Hughes on Dec 28, 2015 6:19 PM
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