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IlliniMom (#46621391)
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Bio Photo I add memorials as I have time when I see obits in my local papers. I don't usually have additional information on these people. I also add obits from my research into my family lines.

I do check each name before I add it, so there should be no duplicates. However, mistakes happen. There are often alternate spellings of a name, or tombstone dates are wrong and my search does not find a previous entry. So if you find a duplicate, message me and if you have the earlier entry, we will work together to get the information consolidated!

One of the reasons I do this is to help ensure those who have gone before us are remembered and, if possible, 'reunited' with family. If you find a relative or close friend among my burials, please let me know. I am willing to transfer care to you, unless the burial is part of my family tree. In that case, I would love to exchange information with you. You can leave me a public message or use my email.

I welcome corrections and additions, but would appreciate if you would leave a message giving your source, particularly if it conflicts with my information. THANKS!

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email: illinimom2 at gmail dot com
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Sherman Lewis O'Guinn
Thanks for the transfer. I will correct this older memorial with the information from my duplicate, then delete my duplicate.
Thanks! Randy O'Guin, ranny Find A Grave #47208269
Added by ranny on Jan 11, 2016 3:39 PM
RE: Find A Grave Correction: Ernest Hausgen
That's OK. You can keep it. I will delete my entry. Thanks for bringing this to my attention!

>I added the obit to the original memorial. The >offer stands if you would like me to transfer >management to you, just let me know!
>Thanks again!
Added by MemAdim on Jan 10, 2016 1:07 PM
RE: Find A Grave Correction: Ernest Hausgen
I don't mind resolving the duplicate at all, but was wondering if you would mind copying and pasting the obituary into yours. Then you could let me know when that is done and I will delete mine. Or I am open to other suggestions. I just hate to lose information! Thanks, and sorry about the dupe!

It looks like you created a duplicate of memorial 12667861. I realize this was probably inadvertent, as I had a small typo in the name. The dates match up though, and I looked up his obit in the STL Post to be sure they were the same person. I thought you'd want to know so you can delete your memorial.
After you do, if you'd like management of this one, just let me know. He is not related to me, so I'm happy to do a transfer.
Thanks for all you do!

Added by MemAdim on Jan 09, 2016 11:41 AM
Larry E. Wright
Your memorial for Ernest Hausgen in Star Hope Cemetery, Elsberry Mo is a duplicate. Suggest deleting. See 12667861. Thanks
Added by Larry E. Wright on Jan 07, 2016 8:23 AM
RE: Donald Payne
Thank you very much
Added by cjgriffith on Jan 06, 2016 9:12 PM
Michael Coppage
RE: Sr Emerita Mary McManus
Thank you for your generous offer, but you are doing a fine job. I'm glad to know you are such a generous soul! I've seen so many "fights" over memorials at F-A-G. It seems like there is a contest over who has the most memorials! And if you can't prove your degree of relationship, it ain't gonna happen!

Sr Emerita McManus was my fourth grade teacher at Holy Family School in south Saint Louis, and my harmonica band teacher. She was such a kind woman and I've followed her all my life. I'm so happy she is finally with the Lord, enjoying the fruits of all her sacrifices and sufferings here on earth.

My goal at F-A-G is not to have the most new memorials, but to provide the most information I can to the memorials that are already out there, including my own.

Thank you for her memorial, so I could update it. I enjoy researching the good sisters who, not having children, have only us F-A-G volunteers to keep their memories alive.

God Bless you, and have a Happy and prosperous New Year.

Mike Coppage
Jefferson Barracks, Mo.

Added by Michael Coppage on Jan 02, 2016 5:10 PM
Patricia Max
RE: duplicates - Mary Rachel Aycock
Thank you for your prompt responses. Mary Rachel is a second cousin to my father. So she's not too closely related to me. I have a great deal of information about the Weakley County, Tennessee families so I'm connecting them up via Find A Grave as best I can.

The one that you suggest removing is the one with the most information, memorial 144609499. Please compare it to yours. When I've previously discovered duplicates and have contacted the owner, I usually have to contact Find A Grave support because the owners do not respond. The support folks somehow merge them and preserve everything. If you want to transfer yours to me, that's okay, but I see no reason not to remove it. However, what you decide to do is fine with me as long as all the edits I have made do not disappear.
Added by Patricia Max on Jan 01, 2016 8:05 PM
Patricia Max
RE: duplicates - Mary Rachel Aycock
The duplicate of yours is not mine. I found it when I was researching the family. I added my information to the one whose memorial was associated with a cemetery.
Added by Patricia Max on Jan 01, 2016 1:23 PM
Patricia Max
10814641 and 144609499 are duplicates. I have added information to 144609499. Rachel and her siblings are second cousins to my father.


Patricia Max

Added by Patricia Max on Jan 01, 2016 12:06 PM
Julie R
RE: Francis Keevan Korte
I am related to the Meyer's that are buried in Sacred Heart. All the original German families intermarried quite a bit. The German Catholics stuck together! Meyer, Korte, Keeven, Gittemeier, Bippen, Henke, Gruenloh, Albers, Ebbesmeier. I enjoy linking parents and children on Find A Grave. I've been trying to link all these families. Francis isn't a direct ancestor of mine.
Added by Julie R on Dec 14, 2015 12:56 PM
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