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Carrie and Allen (#46963612)
 member for 6 years, 11 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo My husband and I enjoy finding monuments for other people and am extremely grateful to the volunteers who have found my own people for me. We've been working on finding the little pioneer cemeteries in the area and putting their inhabitants online. Four of our memorial pages even helped to catch a gravestone thief. Cemeteries are extremely vulnerable to vandalism, theft, and the damage of time and weather. We appreciate all of the volunteers out there who are working so hard to document them before they are lost to history.


Jefferson County Oregon War Memorial

Veterans in Mount Jefferson Memorial Park

Vigilante Era of Prineville, Oregon

Avenue of Flags - American Legion Crook Co. Post 29

Veterans in Juniper Haven Cemetery, Prineville

I'm not a numbers addict or collector, but I adhere to Findagrave policy:

◊Find A Grave's primary purpose is a graves registration website.

◊Find A Grave's secondary purpose is a memorialization/remembrance site.

◊Find A Grave's tertiary purpose is a genealogical resource.

Transfers are only made within the guidelines set up by Find A Grave. These guidelines are in place for a reason - whether one cares to accept them or not. I am not going to debate what the owner has deemed acceptable for his site with members who choose not to agree with the guidelines. "The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it." I am willing to consider transferring ownership to you if you have a close family member among my records. I rarely transfer relationships more distant than first cousin... just having someone "in my family tree" or "a relative" will not elicit a transfer.

If you want information added to a memorial, go to the memorial and use the "Edit" tab to send me the information-- including family links. I will add information to the memorial, I do not transfer just because someone wants to add links or other information. Bottom line: what are you planning on doing with the entry that I haven't already done or am unable to do?

On the other hand, if you upload family photos or in some other way add value to the memorial, I am much more willing to transfer. I will always transfer a memorial if you sponsor it.

I welcome all corrections to my own work. Some records were imported using OCR so have inevitable errors, both from the original records and from machine interpretation. I am only human and make mistakes, too, but will always make it priority to correct them.


My photographs are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Generic License.

If posted on please add: 20xx (replace the xx with the year such as 14) by Carrie and Allen on Find A Grave. Used with permission.

Looks like: 2014 by Carrie and Allen on Find A Grave. Used with permission.


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I have never been in Union cemetery, so I don't know how they could have identical stones in both cemeteries. I have been in Chestnut hill several times. I am not deleting the memorial, as I say I have never been in the other cemetery
Added by Kat on Dec 17, 2014 8:26 AM
RE: Mary Connell photo
I finally figured out how to repost the picture however before I do so please look at this link to the cemetery.... there is another Mary Connell with the same photo... not sure if you want 2 they have different middle names.

Once on the cemetery site click on Connell and you will see info from cemetery, then advise me about picture
Added by BJ on Dec 16, 2014 4:32 PM
Carol & David
RE: Elizabeth Stecher Abel Transfer
I sent you a separate email with my email address that you can forward your list of obituaries to for look up at the library. No charge for doing so glad to be of help. Send them to my email when you have time.
Added by Carol & David on Dec 16, 2014 1:11 PM
RE: Grey Butte #15838449
Good morning,
Thank you for transferring Lina and Erwin Braden to me. Would you also transfer my paternal great-grandfather, Luther Melton #15838449, to me also?

Thank you for all of you is greatly appreciated!
Louise Melton-Breen
Added by Louise on Dec 15, 2014 11:55 AM
Carol & David
Elizabeth Stecher Abel Transfer
Thank you for your kindness in transferring Elizabeth to me. May you have a Blessed & Joyous Christmas.
Added by Carol & David on Dec 15, 2014 4:34 AM
Carol & David
RE: Handelong transfer
You are welcome. So far not much snow so that is a plus.
Added by Carol & David on Dec 14, 2014 2:00 PM
Mary J Griswold
RE: McKenzie photo
You're very welcome. Happy holidays!
Added by Mary J Griswold on Dec 11, 2014 6:34 PM
Am approving the edits on these sites. Thanks for the added info and for all you do on find a grave.
Happy holidays!
Added by Mary on Dec 10, 2014 6:21 AM
Carla Case
RE: Michel photos
You are most welcome.
Added by Carla Case on Dec 09, 2014 9:03 PM
Mary Standridge
Thanks for the obit.
Added by Mary Standridge on Dec 09, 2014 6:04 AM
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