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Thank you so much to the volunteers who not only list the information but also provide a photograph of the stones.|
I'm 12th Generation American, directly decended from Thomas Chaffee (1635) and as such the Chaffee's and allied families are my interest.
The faq's are an amazing repository of information for FAG. You'll also learn a lot from the forums as well.
Do Not request transfers/corrections here they will be deleted. Please use the SAC feature by clicking the edit tab on the memorial needing correction.
To add an internal link in the biography, you would need to type
< a href="http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=XXXXXXX">Name< /a>
(I put this here because I use it frequently and am tired of digging for it in the FAQ.)
Thanks to DaurRegt (#47891223) for the idea on putting the link on the profile.
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|Gilly||Ida Goodman at Macphelah|
Kay: Find A Grave Memorial# 51238551, have a look at the photo you added, the death date on the memorial is 1961, the photo death date is 1956...there are several Ida Goodman's in this cemetery.
Added by Gilly on Oct 23, 2014 6:01 PM
|Ace||Samuel Lzak at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery|
Hi! I have contacted both management companies that tend to the graves at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery. Neither cemetery claims to have this burial. Is the name spelled incorrectly or is the year of death inaccurate? Is there another name he could be buried under?
I do not believe that anyone will be able to assist you with photographing this grave location without additional or updated information.
Added by Ace on Oct 23, 2014 4:01 PM
Thank you so much for the transfer.
Added by Caryn on Oct 23, 2014 6:44 AM
|Dennis Sorgen||Ebba Chaffee Soren|
As it turns out her middle name was Amelia. She did not like the name so unofficially changed it to Emily. Thank you for helping me find the story behind the name.
|RD Hall||re: Weaver Crecelius' photo|
Thank you so much for posting the photo of Weaver Crecelius. He and I served in the same Division, me being much, much younger (and still in the Army). As is the case for many, this Find A Grave "hobby" is a passion and an honor ... in remembrance.
KBrownst, it is good you mentioned you are not related, but I am curious how and where you found the photograph. Please share that story as your time allows. Thanks again.
Added by RD Hall on Oct 22, 2014 7:41 PM
|Dennis Sorgen||Ebba Chaffee Sorgen|
Thank you for your suggestion regarding Ebba Chaffee Sorgen. I had not seen the stone or the photo of the stone which was added a few days ago. Her birth record shows Amelia as her middle name. Her mother, also named Ebba did have the middle name Eugenia. I know the marker is written in stone but I have come across two other stones which I know are not accurate.
When I first started my family history I thought grave stones were a sure bet for information. The very first stone I found was my great grandfather’s which had a middle initial “W”; his middle name was Heinrich. Next I found my grandmother’s brother’s stone with a birth year making him two years older then his older brother. My grandmother’s middle name had been a source of debate in the family for many years until I found her full signature on her marriage license. Upon reflection I realize the ones giving the information to the stone cutter do not always have correct information, only their belief they are correct.
That said I also know the transcribed birth record could also be wrong. I have already put in a call to my Aunt Ebba’s granddaughter to see if she can shed some light on the subject. I do appreciate you taking the time to contact me. I try very hard to be accurate with any information I post. I also like the challenge of resolving these mysteries.
Ebba is also descended from Thomas Chaffee through his son Joseph.
|Stacey Gramlich||Find A Grave Memorial# 112448495|
Anna Colna, her maiden name is Hnatishan if you want to add that. If you have no pressing reason to keep them I could manage them... This is her hubby...Find A Grave Memorial# 112448496
I have transfered this family to you.
Let me know if I have any others that you would like me to transfer.
Would you like me to transfer the Chaffee family members at Arlington cemetery to you?
Lori Reiss #47018814
Thank you so much for adding Hurbert's parent links and correcting his name.
Added by Patie on Oct 20, 2014 5:10 PM
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