|Dee E (#47064071)|
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(Desperately hoping someone, anyone, will create a new website called FIND AN OBIT. This is not the place for adding someone who passed away yesterday especially when often there's no cemetery or disposition even mentioned. Many times family would like to add their own loved ones & resent having to wait for a transfer, if they even receive one. Hats off to those Find A Gravers who dig out the old obituaries & add them to memorials. That's what makes this site so helpful for genealogy purposes. Adding this week's death total is just morbid & ghoulish, especially when three people add the same person on the same day. Who was first? Numbers shouldn't be the goal here! Just my opinion)|
My interests are genealogy & history, especially military history~God Bless our veterans & active duty servicemen & women!
I really enjoy visiting cemeteries searching for ancestors & always try to take some other grave photos while there. It's fascinating to read some of the older inscriptions & see the style & design that went into the older monuments.
Find A Grave is the best site on the web & has helped me a lot. It's enabled me to find family members who moved away years ago & some that I thought I'd never find.
We've all lost loved ones, wonderful people we'll never forget. This site gives us an opportunity to remember them with photographs, obituaries, family stories & monument photos. It's always a great feeling when someone finds a family member that they'd been unable to locate. I'm sure that's what makes this site so very popular!
I'm always happy to transfer family members or make corrections or additions! I'll gladly remove a memorial, also, if requested. Feel free to use any of the memorial photos I've posted for your family tree, Ancestry.com, etc.!
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|KDorsey||RE: Benesch & Ida Cohen, United Hebrew Cemetery|
I am sorry that you deleted your record for Benesch and Ida - that was not the result I intended; I was hoping there was a way that the two records could be combined. Further to your response, United Hebrew Cemetery is located in Baltimore County as is the Anshe Emunah Aitz Chaim congregation. Whoever created the original cemetery records listed them as separate but they are technically the same. United Hebrew Cemetery encompasses multiple congregations of which Anshe Emunah is one.
Added by KDorsey on Aug 15, 2014 9:27 PM
|KDorsey||Benesch & Ida Cohen, United Hebrew Cemetery|
I noticed you created a duplicate memorial for Benesch and Ida Cohen at United Hebrew Cemetery located in Baltimore, Maryland. I am not related to either of them but had taken photos of their markers by request. I happened to be in the area earlier today fulfilling new requests and looked up Benesch's memorial in order to determine what section I was searching and realized that two memorial pages were created, one by you and one by the requestor of the photos I took (BTW your Ida photo is much better as I struggled to get a picture without shadows). I just thought I would mention it as it might make sense to combine the two records rather than have duplicates of the same information. The original memorials are #105425999 and 105426026, respectively, and were created in 2013. Again, it is not of a personal matter to me but I have encountered this situation in my own searches for family members and know first hand the frustration of duplicate records.
Added by KDorsey on Aug 15, 2014 3:52 PM
|John Otto||RE: Francis A. Kelley|
I only saw one photograph and it was attached to memorial 127693603 for Olivia A Birkenbach. It's a very good photo--lots of light. I have no problem with any photo you have added or would like to add.
If my memory is correct, the Birkenbach-Kelley monument is located in Bellview near the fence. If you take the road to the right and follow it back to about 20-25 feet before the road around Faith Circle, you should be in a good position to walk straight towards the fence and the monument. Because you know what it looks like, it should be easy to spot. A copy of the map can be found here:
|John Otto||RE: Francis A. Kelley|
Thank you for offering. I went to Sacred Heart of Jesus, Oak Lawn and Parklawn cemeteries in June to photograph grave sites of relatives. I was quite surprised to find my 2G grandmother's name, Mary K Kelley, on the Birkenbach-Kelley monument. However, like her son-in-law's name on the Birkenbach side of the monument, there is no date of death inscribed for Mary. I still do not know when she died, only that it was after 1925. Because it was near closing time, I did not go back to the front office and ask if they had a burial record for Mary. I'll do that the next time I'm in town.
Coincidentally, I worked on my June photos this evening and had intended to post them when I was sidetracked by other issues. I will soon post them tomorrow to the applicable Findagrave.com memorials and to my Ancestry.com family tree.
Thanks again for offering and for all the wonderful contributions you have made to Findagrave.com.
Va. Beach VA
|john tully||Relatives of T. Gottfried Lang|
Sorry, would not let me edit.
|john tully||Relatives of T. Gottfried Land|
I am looking for Charlotte, Patricia and Frederick P. Lang. Please let me know if you have any information.
|Jim Steele||Margaret J Long, Templeville MD, 43162255|
Thanks for posting the memorial for Margaret J Long in Templeville Cemetery. It's been quite some time since you posted it, but would you be able to recall whether you took this information directly from a stone? I visited earlier this week and could not locate one, even with the assistance of the caretaker. Any additional info you may have would be most welcome. I have left a note with the obit from 1920. Thanks again!
|Denise Madison||Sonny Moyer|
You have posted a picture of a Sonny Moyer in Greensboro Cemetery with the parents listed as L. Hazel Moyer and Roger T Moyer. I have spoken to my mother, daughter of these two parents and also other family members and we do not believe sonny is related to us. L. Hazel and Roger lived in Phila. PA until 1947 and have another child who was also born in 1930 but born in PA so it would be impossible for this child Sonny Moyer to be related to my grandparents. Please remove their names from his findagrave site. Thank you so much
|Karen||RE: Blanche Finecey|
Of course I remember! How are you? How's Wendy? I retired a few years back, but I still have my nephew working. I dabble here and there. Glad to see you here. This is my rainy day hobby.
Added by Karen on Jul 25, 2014 12:55 PM
|Laura Jennison||Alvin R. Moore|
Just wanted to let you know that Alvin Moore's purple heart is back with the Moore family in MD. My husband and I met them at Greensboro Cemetery and I gave it to them. They were very appreciative. Thanks for your help in finding the right family and all the other work you do.
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