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|For over 45 years I have worked on my family histories. Sometimes, as a "get-away" from my own research and frustrations I walk through a cemetery and record my own census of readable tombstones. I record the dates and inscriptions just as they are engraved on the memorial. |
So, what I have recorded is usually my own work efforts and research.
Memorials are created with respect and honor and are not intended to offend.
Should you have additions/corrections to my entries or if you would like your family member or friend transferred to your care, please let me know--
If the memorial is not my own relative or close friend, I consider ALL requests for memorial transfers. I'm not going to quibble over the ancestry and how many times removed you are from the person in the memorial. I'm happy to transfer memorials. Likewise, I appreciate similar considerations.
If you have a relative whose memorial I contributed and would like it transferred, let me know!
I don't understand why some Findagrave members are so territorial and won't transfer memorials, even if they aren't related
(And - I'm not in a numbers race to see how fast I can post obituaries or how many memorials I can post)
Seems some entries are made before the family has an opportunity to return from the cemetery!
I wish you success as you look for those who have gone before.
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|Tamie Dehler||Joshua Crabb|
The memorial has been transferred.
|Kristine E. Purdy-Southwood-Mahurin||Beard/Norman/All families|
Hi. Thank you for adding the memorials of a Mary Beard Norman #8146676, her father, John Beard #8166134, mother Rebecca Nichols Beard #9904399 and daughter Isabelle Catherine Norman All #8146668. Are you a relative? If not would you consider transferring them to me, please. They are my husband's gr gr gr gr grandparents. Would really appreciate it. Sincerely, Kris Mahurin #47096346
|Darrell G Mounts||Clifford Harlan Mathews|
You did a fine job on my cousin Lois Glenn Bishop Matthew Vargas Finley's ex-husband's memorial, thanks for your extra effort on this memorial.
Darrell G Mounts
|Dr. J||Houck Family|
I know exactly what you are talking about. Since so many women died during childbirth, men were always remarrying! Sometimes they would even marry the younger sister off his deceased wife. Better times for us now. Henry Houck is my Patriot for DAR. Are you a member?
Added by Dr. J on Jul 29, 2016 12:12 AM
|Dr. J||Anna Clauw Huyck|
Hi! I am a descendent of the Houck Family. I was wondering if you would consider moving Anna's memorial to Smith Cemetery in Tompkins. F-A-G member Ayl has found her memorial as is willing to delete her memorial and upload her photo to your memorial if you will move her to the correct cemetery. I can't believe Aly was able to find the stone! According to Sylvia Wilson's book, Huyck in America, it seems they were all buried in different cemeteries. I hope the three of us can work together. :)
Added by Dr. J on Jul 27, 2016 11:31 PM
|Mary C.||Haseltine Huffman|
Sorry this took me a few days, I have been sick.
I also done Lucille and Clara. I hope you don't mind.
I also hope the are what you wanted,
Thank you for trusting me with the photos.
Added by Mary C. on Jun 29, 2016 9:08 AM
|Steve & Sue||Vera Kline|
Thank you so much for transferring Vera to us. We will take very good care of her!!
Thank you for the additions to this memorial. What a telling inscription. Funny now.
Keep up the good work.
Added by Patrivia on Apr 26, 2016 1:54 PM
|Debbie||RE: Dorothy Whitmer|
Hi-so sorry...I entered the other one incorrectly so I resubmitted when I noticed it. Thank you so much:-))...
Added by Debbie on Apr 21, 2016 4:59 PM
|Mark Tevault||RE: Hazelip|
I am not closely related, but the two Williams have perplexed me for a long time, because I could never find William (Butler) in the 1860 census. I'm sure you have seen the various misspellings of the surname doing research, it is all over the map. I finally found the 1860 Butler County William's family spelled as Hase.
I spent several weeks on tracing these two and just got excited and apologize for being a jackass. I have all the info on my Mom_Sy tree in Ancestry, it is a public tree.
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