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Marilyn (#46811150)
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I really enjoy helping out others find their families as some other volunteers helped me. Also I can't see making a trip to a cemetery to find one or two relatives and not documenting as many graves as I can.

But PLEASE don't ask for transfers if they are not your direct relatives.

Any corrections are welcome. My eyes are not what they use to be!

And hopefully all the many, many additional information requests are for your relatives only. I'm the one doing the leg work, sometimes in dangerous neighborhoods. I'm in my mid-60's I can't run too fast anymore so the thought of someone sitting in front of the computer researching other people's relatives without being asked kind of irks me. If you want to document others relatives, by all means get out there with a camera and start walking the cemeteries and submit them to Find A Grave!

And I definitely will not change dates or spellings of what is on a gravestone. If there is a mistake I will, however, put it in the notes section.
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RE: Trinity Cemetery, Detroit
The awful day that Detroit was flooded my son drove me to the Trinity and Woodmere. We picked the day long ago and did not pay attention to the news before we went. I have family in both but it was too muddy to look where I wanted to. Got some random photos because there are so many requests for them hoped to hit some by chance. Saw on many you already did them and deleted mine. Added a friend's family (Nappo). Sorry I am generating so much extra work for you. Am addicted to and have other sites. Just did the Schewe family this AM. Stones were so interesting and I was compelled to connect the family members. Yesterday did the Rohr family ... it's like eating chips I just can't stop. Senusky, Papke, Stringer, Irvine are my family members. Look at Ida and Emma Rohr's headstone with siblings. I had to find their parents. Sorry the web site causes you extra work.
Added by Carol on Sep 03, 2014 8:45 AM
Stephen Cantrell
Gennrich family (my ancestors)
Thank you Marilyn!! Thank you so much! Living in Illinois, it seemed impossible to get pictures of my grandmother's parents and grandparents. As a photo volunteer to Find A Grave, you solved that problem. And in case you didn't notice, you also helped put to rest the question of the exact spelling of the family surname coming from Europe! Thanks again for the photos of Frank, John, and Mary Ann. Have a Blessed Day!
Added by Stephen Cantrell on Aug 04, 2014 8:04 AM
RE: Wm. and Henrietta Gumz
I have the photo for William and Lorraine. Are you going to add them?
Added by Rich on Apr 19, 2014 9:48 AM
Wm. and Henrietta Gumz
Hi Marilyn
Sorry about the angle of the photo but an Evergreen over hangs the stone. Also it looks like their son William P. 1903 - 1983 and his wife Lorraine E. 1899 - 1966 are in front of them.
Added by Rich on Apr 16, 2014 4:54 PM
Doug Haak
Ferdinand Wollens
I can't believe I found Ferdinand Wollens. His real surname is Wollenschlager, and he immigrated to Canada in 1882 with his mother Wilhelmine. Ferdinand married Bertha Kropp in May 1882 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ottawa, Ontario. I have a photo of Ferdinand, wife and daughter if anybody is interested.

Doug Haak
Ottawa, Ontario

Added by Doug Haak on Apr 05, 2014 4:58 PM
Belfi SAC
Just curious if you're still active. I submitted some SACs and haven't seen a response yet. I's be more than happy if you'd rather transfer these to me. They are my Grandma P's sister & brother-in-law.
Added by JTK on Mar 26, 2014 7:40 PM
Erika Mahoney
RE: Stemmler
Hello Marilyn, Yes they were my grandparents. My Grandma and I were very close. I would like them transfered to me. Thank You, Erika
Added by Erika Mahoney on Mar 08, 2014 9:45 PM
RE: Anna Clare Phillips
I removed the photo. It's difficult to know for sure when there are no dates on the grave stone to verify the person. Thank you for letting me know about the photo placed in error.

I hope you have a nice holiday season.
Added by wmc on Dec 29, 2013 4:41 PM
Pearl Gray Scott #71913771
Hello Marilyn,
Would you please add Pearl's parents for me. Simeon Gray #81671270 & Susan Gray #16488779. Thank you, Nancy
Added by zsatorin on Nov 01, 2013 7:35 PM
Dr.Ora Manly
Sorry, I'm a dummy! I had to link Leola to her father and mother as I created Leola's memorial. She is actually, according to the census, an adopted daughter, however, I've linked her nonetheless.

Would you mind updating Sarah A. Manly, Ora's wife, with the maiden name of 'Judson'? Thanks so much!
Added by ancestryresearch on Sep 08, 2013 7:58 AM
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