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I send out 50 corrections a day so if you email me, please remind me which memorial we are talking about.|
A duplicate is the copy. Even if it has more information, or if it's your relative, or if it has a photo.
The one in the correct cemetery wins no matter how old it is.
If you don't get it, you are on the wrong site.
TRANSFER REQUESTS posted here on my wall will be ignored. Use the 'edit' tab.
TRANSFER REQUESTS from people who have duplicates will be ignored. Clean up your mess.
TRANSFER REQUESTS from people with several "burial unknown" memorials that are not cremains will be ignored. Put things where they belong.
LINKS to "burial unknown" that are not cremains will be ignored. This isn't your scrap book, it's a website called FIND A GRAVE. Go find it, then add it.
Some free sites I find helpful:
CA birth index 1905-1995
CA death index 1905-1939
CA death index 1940-1997
CA, San Mateo County cemetery bookwaypoints
Census and other indexes
MO death certificates 1910-1962
San Francisco Mortuary index
On 28 JUL 2013 I was blessed to receive almost 45,000 abandoned memorials to work on in the Italian Cemetery in Colma, CA. On that day, my total went up to 49,973.
A year later the cemetery is really taking shape with so much help from so many people. I can't begin to thank everyone for; spending hours in the cemetery fulfilling photo requests, contributing obituaries, spending countless hours looking at indexes to send me edits, matching the memorials of individual body parts with the memorial for the rest of the body, taking entire families off my hands to work on even if they weren't relatives, and pointing out the duplicates to eradicate. Oh the thousands of duplicates. It was mind boggling.
My special thanks go to the people who have helped me do an intense search on memorials when their relatives in Italy email me requesting any information I can find.
I want to thank all the photographers out there getting headstone photos on memorials so the rest of us can sit on the couch and 'visit' our relatives. You may never know just how grateful we are.
What makes me smile?
*Seeing a duplicate disappear.
*Seeing a duplicate maker disappear.
*Memorials that have men with maiden names.
What makes me laugh out loud?
*Getting a transfer request sent to my email with no memorial number, no last name, and no member number.
ha ha It made me laugh again just telling you about it.
What makes me wonder?
*Seeing a contributor's bio with all the information needed to fill out a credit card application. Can you say "identity theft"?
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|Jim C.||Re: Layton & Idella Hamilton|
Layton & Idella Hamilton are buried in Redwood Memorial Gardens, Guerneville, CA. I found the Hamilton plot and it contains only one marker, Layton C. Hamilton, Jr. I will post a photo of the Hamilton plot to their memorials. Thanks.
Added by Jim C. on Oct 29, 2014 11:36 PM
|Cindy Womble Billman||Memorial# 9263847|
Please remove the documnets you uploaded to this memorial - thank you for your cooperation as it is greatly appreciated
|Cindy Womble Billman||Memorial# 9268834|
Please delete all the documents that you have uploaded in the Photo Section of my memorial - I do not want these on my ancestors memorials that I have created - I find it tasteless and an insult to the memory of the departed - thank you for your cooperation as it is greatly appreciated! Please read the contributors Bio or memorial before uploading docs there are many of us that do not want these on our memorials.
|KinSearchin||RE: Rose Molinari|
I deleted the info from the flower. If you see any more, just let me know. I will delete them as well!
|Sabrina D||Luigi Malatesa Grave Photo|
Luigi Malatesa was originally interred at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in San Francisco. The cemetery was closed and the remains were moved to Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma, CA. The remains were buried in one section, and a memorial is dedicated to them all. I attached the photo of the location. And the caption for the photo has the inscription on the memorial.
Luigiís original burial date was May 30, 1890 and was reburied at Holy Cross on June 27, 1940. His original burial record has his age of 60 or 61.
And the purchaser of the plot was Louisa Maltesta and it was purchased on/around November 21, 1873.
|Chris Aiuto-Atkins||Find A Grave Memorial# 44352480|
Hi, I would like to be able to maintain this memorial, he is my father's cousin. His mother is Lena Aiuto Carpetta. Her son's name is Vincent George Carpetta. She is my father's Aunt.
Trying to put together a new part of the family line.
Thanks so much,
|bjb||RE: Andrew Moore|
I'd be happy for you to transfer the memorial for "Grandpa" Moore to me.
Added by bjb on Sep 20, 2014 6:05 PM
|Michelle Schad||Angeline Pedroni|
Find A Grave Memorial# 44411422
I never knew there was such a site available. I just happen to put my Great Grandmas name in Google and this was first site to come up. I never got to see the headstone before today and I noticed the picture was just added a couple weeks ago, amazing!!! Thank you so very much!
|Pamela B.||RE: Angelis in Calvary|
|Donna Becker||RE: Remove biographical info|
I'd be glad to remove the text, but I can't figure out how. If you can do it, that would be fine with me.
Or if you can send me instructions on how to do it myself, that'd be great, too.
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