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Mark Persons (#47050163)
 member for 7 years, 11 months, 15 days
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Let me start by saying that I do VERY MUCH appreciate anyone who has taken their time to enter memorials in this wonderful system. Without your contribution this system would not be as wonderful as it is today. If you are one of the great photographers that waits for the perfect light and gets down on their knees to take that close up shot I applaud you and thank you for your hard work!

Something I have learned poking around here for a while now. It is pointless to enter thousands and thousands of memorials if you are not going to respond to update requests so the data you have entered is accurate. There is no badge of honor for keying in pages of cemetery books only to ignore correction and linkage requests for the individuals you have entered. If you are going to support this project please respond to the update requests quickly or transfer the memorial to the requestor so that they can make the updates. They obviously have been doing some research for a reason. Please don't be a roadblock here.

I normally post SAC update requests sent to me in 2 weeks. If the memorial has not been updated in that time send me another SAC request please because it is a good indication I probably missed or did not get your first request.

Another thing I have learned is it helps to park your emotions and hot buttons at the door. We are all here to support this project and help it grow and develop. Sometimes it is easy to loose sight of that common goal. If you are easily offended by a simple request or find that you begin to take feedback too personally try to remember this is a community and not just your own playground. For this place to work we all have to work together and that requires some tolerance from everyone involved.

I have been working my family tree for more than 30 years. Lost all my computer data and working to rebuild my files. Family names of PERSONS, BADER, COX, NEIMAN, SUTTON, EMERY, AUMBERIC, GUTTING, RAU, VanWORMER, and others.
Son of the American Revolution.
Photographer, Geocacher, and Waymarker.

Photographers: If you can, take a photo of the grave to the left and the grave to the right of your targeted grave and create a memorial for each if they do not already exist. Your photos are critical for this projects success.

Remember to back up your data! and ALWAYS have FUN!
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Tonie Alldredge Miller
RE: Transfer request
Hi Mark....transfer to you completed. I am hoping I will learn more about the Persons family through you. His wife, Lucy Jane Kennedy, is a sister to my gr-gr grandfather George O. Kennedy.
Added by Tonie Alldredge Miller on Aug 19, 2016 7:31 PM
Tonie Alldredge Miller
RE: Transfer request
I am transferring Benjamin Persons to your. Sorry for the delayed response.
Added by Tonie Alldredge Miller on Aug 19, 2016 9:16 AM
Shelby Schapker
Re: Grace Emily Neiman

I have emailed you, my aunt is getting in touch with Craig, Grace's son and giving him your email to contact. Craig would be a mutual blood cousin, and would be able to give you more information, so keep an eye on your junk filter if you have one.

Good luck!
Added by Shelby Schapker on Aug 16, 2016 6:22 PM
Shelby Schapker
RE: Grace Emily Neiman
No sir, I am a Sigvaldson. Grace Emily and my grandma were sisters.

If you are a child of Grace, you and my dad are cousins, how funny! We are the Robbins group, Bernice married Devon Robbins. I can also put you in touch with a son of Arnie Sigvaldson (Grace's brother) who has done extensive genealogy on the Sigvaldson's side back to Iceland. The Lundy's though (Grace's mother) I suspect are Scottish via Iceland, although some disagree.

Yes I can email you.
Added by Shelby Schapker on Aug 16, 2016 12:53 PM
Frank K.
Potter updates
Thanks for the edits and obit on the Potter family in Oswego County, NY. Some edits I "declined", but that's because I had already manually changed and updated those memorials. So, in reality, all your edits were accepted and taken care of. Thank you very much.
Added by Frank K. on Aug 14, 2016 11:35 AM
Maggie O
Flora Flett
Hi MArk :)

do you have a documented resource to Add those parents to Flora Flett, I notice one is a burial unknown. Happy to add your edits with the resource

Added by Maggie O on Aug 06, 2016 10:49 PM
Shelby Schapker
Grace Emily
Mark, thank you for registering my family on this site, it has been very informative!

As I was transcribing the information for Grace Emily, number 67638955 I noted she and her brother were listed as born in 1922, 3 months apart. I contacted the cemetery to check on both dates, and Grace Emily was actually born in 1921.

Everything else was correct, I hadn't known my grandma had so many siblings, my dad had only mentioned his one uncle.

Thanks again!
Added by Shelby Schapker on Jul 12, 2016 3:30 PM
Bruce Dunbar
Ruth Barrett 957 556 36
Ruth is the daughter of my great aunt, Agnes (Lindholm) Barrett. Another Find A Grave member posted her info and explains that she obtained the info from you. Can you provide me with the source? Your bio suggests that you value quality over quantity. Keep up the good work. Thanking you in advance.
Added by Bruce Dunbar on Jul 11, 2016 6:01 AM
Photo request for Calvary
Your relative doesn't appear on the partial index of Calvary. If you could contact the cemetery office and find out the location I would be glad to get your pic!!
Added by MaryK on Jun 12, 2016 7:27 AM
Teresa Pulley
Thomas E Albrant #66552517
Hello Mark,

Thomas E Albrant(66552517) is my cousin. I have a copy of his newspaper obit and photo of his headstone. Would it be ok to post that information or should I send it to you? Also could you link Thomas (66552517) to his father Euclid D Albrant (163936486). Or if you would like to transfer account to my care I will be glad to add information.

Thank you for all you do
Teresa - 47089920
Added by Teresa Pulley on Jun 05, 2016 10:14 AM
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