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FINDAGRAVE MEMORIAL TRANSFER POLICY
First, Determine if you really need the memorial transferred to you for management. Transferring of management should only be requested If you have extensive changes to make to a memorial. You can add photos and suggest corrections without having to request management. Simply having someone in your family tree is not grounds for a management transfer request. With hundreds of thousands of contributors, we have many overlapping family trees and it would be impossible for all contributors to manage their entire tree.
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Third, If you have extensive additions/changes to make to a memorial, please contact the Find A Grave member who created the memorial via the "Suggest a Correction" link under the "Edit" tab on the memorial in question with your request to have the memorial management transferred to you. This will send an email request to the contributor, even if there is not an email address listed on their contributor page.
Fourth, Explain your relationship in the request! Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not make the transfer. Bulk surname requests should not be made. Be advised that memorials listed as famous or maintained by Find A Grave will not be transferred.
Fifth, The "Suggest a correction" feature may also be used to submit corrections, an original biography, and family links to memorials that do not fall under the above defintion. (Be sure to include the memorial ID#s for the family links and how they are related, father, mother or spouse. The original contributor should make any corrections and add any additional information you have for that memorial, such as links to parents and spouses, provided the information is accurate.
Sixth, Please note that it is not appropriate to request a transfer and then, after receiving the transfer, delete that page and substitute it with a new memorial that you have created. This practice denies credit to the original contributor. Please use the original memorial page to make updates and add information.
I HAVE HAD AN OVERABUNDANT AMOUNT OF BAD EXPERIENCES TRANSFERRING MEMORIALS TO MEMBERS WHO QUICKLY LOSE INTEREST AND ABANDON THE MEMORIALS I CREATED. WHEN I LOOK AT YOUR PROFILE AND I SEE YOU HAVE HAD HUNDREDS, OR THOUSANDS, OF MEMORIALS TRANSFERRED TO YOU, I WONDER ABOUT THE NECESSITY SINCE YOU ARE ONLY DIRECTLY DESCENDED FROM 30 PEOPLE ACCORDING TO FINDAGRAVE GUIDELINES. ONE TRANSFER REQUEST CAME WITH A NOTE ABOUT ALL OF THE BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SHE HAD TO POST WHICH CONSISTED OF "THIS WAS MY FIFTH GREAT GRANDPAPPY WHO I LOVED VERY MUCH". THAT, SOMEWHAT SUSPECT, BIOGRAPHY COULD HAVE BEEN POSTED ON A FLOWER TRIBUTE. I RESEARCH ALL CORRECTIONS SUBMITTED TO ME FOR ACCURACY BECAUSE THERE IS A LOT OF MISINFORMATION AND FAMILY TREES WHICH ARE ALL MESSED UP ON RESEARCH SITES. ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS I HAVE BUILT TWO SEPARATE FAMILIES IN FINDAGRAVE SO THAT THEY WILL BACKFEED CORRECTLY INTO ANCESTRY. I AM TICKLED TO RECEIVE NEW EDITS AND LINKS, AND AM EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA EXCITED ABOUT PICTURES AND STORIES TO PERSONALIZE THE MEMORIALS. AND I AM EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA UNHAPPY WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO GET ME TO REMOVE INFORMATION IN ORDER TO REWRITE THEIR HISTORY TO PLEASE THEM.
I AM AN UNBIASED CARETAKER WILLING TO POST ALL THE DOCUMENTED INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE AND HAVE WORKED VERY CLOSELY WITH OTHER FINDAGRAVE MEMBERS FOR YEARS EXCHANGING INFORMATION TO HELP BUILD YOUR FAMILY HISTORY. MOST OF MY DIRECT ANCESTORS WERE BUILT BY AN EARLY PIONEER TO FINDAGRAVE WHO POSTED ALL OF THE INFORMATION I REQUESTED AND TAUGHT ME HOW TO DO IMBEDDED LINKS BEFORE THE RELATIONSHIP LINK FEATURE WAS ADDED. OVER TIME I HAVE TALKED HIM OUT OF A FEW OF THEM, BUT NOW SEEMS TO HAVE MOVED TO FLORIDA AND FOUND SOMETHING BETTER TO DO WITH HIS TIME. [I'M TALKING ABOUT YOU BERN] PUH-LEEZE DON'T OBSESS ABOUT OWNING THE MEMORIALS OF EXTENDED FAMILY.
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|Deborah Hearn Dugdale||Thank you!|
Hello again, Thanks for the link for Sirena Holt Sauls to Abe Hearn. I know that one was a lot of work because there are two Abram Hearns, both born in the same County of N.C. only 2 years apart. The other one, who lived through the Civil War is my line. I very much appreicate the info. you included as proof, so many people have gotten these two mixed up over the years and it can be very frustrating and irratating. Long story short - THANK YOU! That one was complicated but will save anyone working on that line a lot of trouble in the future!
|Dick Pickett||Lillian Ruth HERNDON #43778682|
Not sure where she was in 1920, 1930 or 1940 census. Both of Charles Shields parents were deceased by 1920; they were in Durham in 1910; Ruth and Charles married in 1919. They had 3 daughters born 1922, 1928, 1933. The oldest died in 1976.
"Lillian Ruth Herndon (b 1 Nov 1896) m in Greenville SC 19 Jan 1918 Charles Wesley Shields b 15 Nov 1895 Son of Robert Moderwell and Isabella Frances Rogers Shields of the New Hope Presbyterian Church Community in Orange County, NC. After R.M. Shields death in 1901, his Family moved into Durham, NC. C.W. Shields served in WWI as a Sgt.; is a Merchant in Chapel Hill; Presbyterian Church. I was a Bookkeeper, and am now a perennial Treasurer. At present am Treasurer of the NSDAR, UDC, President Chapel Hill Cook-Book Fund; member Garden Club, American Legion Axillary,and a Bridge Club. Hobbies,Gardening,and genealogy."
"The Descendants of William and Sarah (Poe) Herndon of Caroline County, VA and Chatham County, N.C." -- Page 196
My grandfather Captain Henry Floyd PICKETT #67986044 and Lillian Ruth HERNDON #43778682
1. Third cousin (common ancestor: William R. HERNDON & Hannah HUTCHINS)
2. Fifth cousin (common ancestor: Richard HERNDON)
3. Fourth cousin once removed (common ancestor: Captain George HERNDON & Sarah WINGFIELD)
4. Fifth cousin once removed (common ancestor: Richard HERNDON)
From Floyd's diary:
27 September 1949 Went to Chapel Hill to see Mrs. [Ruth Herndon] Shields about family history.
14 October 1949, Friday: Went to Chapel Hill to see Mrs. Shields. Home at 10:30 [p.m.].
26 October 1949 Went to Chapel Hill to see Mrs. Shields.
30 October 1949 Went to Chapel Hill to see Mrs. Shields.
Sunday 17 June 1951 Went to see Mrs. Shields & stayed till 5.
19 June 1955 Went to Chapel Hill to see Mrs. Shields.
|Larry Draughon||Capt. Jesse Miller|
Thanks so much for editing the Memorial of Capt. Jesse Miller. It is much appreciated. Larry Draughon
|Rich Dohm||RE: Census Data|
okay... I'll take that as a no. But I still maintain that findagrave is a memorial site for the departed, not a research site for you.
|E Finn||Rebecca V Riggan Congleton|
I now have info on her death. As reported in the News and Observer and the Wilmington Morning Star, she died on 11 Jun 1883 in Raleigh. Her funeral was the next day with interment in the old cemetery. N&O of 13 Jun 1883.
Added by E Finn on Apr 28, 2015 8:07 PM
|Rich Dohm||Census Data ~|
Hello 4. I read your bio page and see you have a LOT to say, and I'm not requesting transfer of anyone. I'm just hoping you'll tolerate my request. No reply necessary, and please don't be offended. But I'm finding a few of my extended family in your care and I've always believed that these findagrave memorials are to recall the passing and preserve gravestone photos, and link them together. We needn't tout or research prowess on these memorials, because anyone with half a brain can find these census records easily on Ancestry. Having said all that, I'm hoping you'll be willing to remove these long strings of census data from my cousin's memorials at the links below, just these three, but please DO leave obits. Thanks for all you do. Rich.
|Georgia||RE: William Henry Thomas #38537868|
I hate that they take away sites that can really help. The other memorial for him was removed by the owner. Thank you for helping me.
Added by Georgia on Apr 27, 2015 9:54 PM
|E Finn||Congleton Info 69399050|
You mention William Congleton (son of Dr. John Congleton) as 1859-unk.
In researching this family, there are newspaper accounts of his death at his sister's home in Henderson on 26 Sept 1903, and his funeral in Raleigh. According to the News and Observer of Sept 29, 1903, he was buried in the "city cemetery" in Raleigh.
Added by E Finn on Apr 27, 2015 9:16 AM
|Ron Stewart||RE: Solomon Worley Marshall # 49607671|
Thanks for the very detailed reply. Sorting out the many Marshalls has been a challenge. This helps greatly.
|Deborah Hearn Dugdale||Thank you!|
Once more many heartfelt thanks for the edit and links for yet another Gardner! All the best!
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