|Marc Doty (#46843703)|
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Transfers: I will transfer ownership to direct descendants within four generations - the same as Find A Grave guidelines. Otherwise, I'm happy to add to memorials and make links, just click on the "Edit" tab on the top right of the memorial, then click on "Suggest a correction or provide additional information". Be sure to give me the other person's ID number when requesting links.|
One line of my ancestors (CROSE) lived in Tippecanoe Co., IN in the 1820s. Some of their cousins lived in the next county to the south, Boone, and some south of that in Hendricks Co. I live in northern Hendricks Co., and am taking photos mostly in Boone and Hendricks, including the older, more difficult to read stones. Hopefully, these photographs will be around longer than the headstones. Many are on the verge of not being readable - even with the sun at a good angle and using tricks to bring out the text.
Since I've been doing genealogy research for a number of years, I can see a real benefit in seeing headstones, rather than relying on a transcription. To me, the important thing is to be able to read the inscription (names & dates, child of ...), but not really the verse below it. It's also important to know who is buried next to who. I'll mention that if I notice a connection.
Cemeteries that are completed - meaning that I photographed everything and have posted all that was readable. Other transcriptions may have more names.
Beck - Bethel (Boone Co.) - Bethel (52nd St Indy) - Browns Wonder - Jones -
Lowry -Macedonia - Mintonye - Mt Union -
Mt. Zion - North Branch - Oak Hill (Sect 1-30, 34N & 34S) - Pleasant Hill (Indy) -
Pleasant View (Dover) - Poplar Grove - Prebster - Old Union Church - Richland - Robison - St. Malachy West - Salem -
Sparks - Taylor - Trotter (I can only find 33 of the 64 markers) - Weaver - Zionsville
I currently use a 10M Canon Powershot camera which will take pictures at 3648 x 2736 pixels. Normally I reset the resolution to 2272 x 1704 and then on the computer, especially with worn headstones, I turn up the contrast 20-30%, and lower the brightness 5-10% and keep the compression at 98 to 99%. When I started posting for Find a Grave, the photo file size limit was 250 KB, then 350, 500, 750, 2000 3000 and now 8000 KB. I use photo editing software that I downloaded for free - it's much better than what Canon or Olympus gives you with their camera. With Photoscape I know the file size before I save the file.
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|Brent [Epperson] Spencer||RE: Robert Wayne Doty, Sr|
Thanks for getting back to me. I do appreciate it.
|Brent [Epperson] Spencer||Robert Wayne Doty, Sr|
If you are related to Robert Wayne Doty (http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=141912519), I have a WWII Japanese flag from Iwo Jima that was given to me by an Iwo Jima veteran. The flag is signed by 68 Iwo Jima veterans. One of the signatures is Robert W Doty. I am searching for his family members so that I can email them photo of the flag and Robert's signature.
|Van||Addie Jane Thomas|
Thank you for posting the family links and other updates to the memorial of Addie Jane (Long) Thomas. You have been very helpful. I will be sending you one more update request soon.
Added by Van on Feb 10, 2016 11:56 AM
|L. Brown||Isaac Barker edits|
Thank you for adding the edits to Isaac Barker - get work!
Added by L. Brown on Feb 07, 2016 11:22 AM
|L. Brown||Memorial# 41013819 Isaac Barker|
I've just submitted some edits to Isaac Barker's memorial on his birth/death dates and locations. I also added his first wife's memorial number. He did, however, have a second wife - Mary Cox (Barker). Her burial is in the same cemetery as Isaac's (you made mention of her grave in his bio section). I would also like to link her to her husband (Isaac Barker) but Find A Grave's system will only let me make a single edit on a spouse at a time. I would very much appreciate it if you could link Mary also. Her memorial number is 40921207. Isaac had children by both his wives and the linking will help others to match them to the correct parents.
Thanks so Much,
Added by L. Brown on Feb 05, 2016 7:07 PM
Thank you for posting the updates to the memorial of Mary E. "Molly" (Long) Hart. I was amazed that you so quickly found her exact date of marriage to Frank Hart; I had not been able to locate their marriage record. I may have some more update requests to send to you soon. Anyway, thank you for all of the great work that you do.
- Van Purciful
Added by Van on Feb 05, 2016 4:20 PM
|MoffittLJ||Mary Kathryn McGinnis Moffitt|
Hello there, I am the daughter of Mary. She is not married to Anthony Moffitt. Anthony Moffitt is her 10 year old grandson. My mom has not been married since 1994.
|Esther Johnson||William Dexter Worrell|
William Dexter Worrell is not the son of George Worrell and Lenora Dalton. He did live with them some. He was William Worrell and Eliza Tolberts child. I have more info. on him. I will have to look it up.
|Ruth (Hickman) Wicks||RE: James W. & Anne Harvey|
In regard to the message concerning duplicate memorials sent to you from another contributor for James & Anne Harvey.... I have added the cemetery name to my memorials which were created in Oct. 2012.
Since my memorials for them does have a lot of data, would you please be so kind and add your marker photos to those memorials and then delete your memorials?
Thanks in advance for considering my request.
|Pegeen||Mary Ann Emmert Airhart|
I have deleted my entry for her, and thanks for catching the duplicate. You might add her death date as Apr 21, 1915, which is from her obit.
Added by Pegeen on Jan 26, 2016 10:41 AM
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