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Merf (#47064479)
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Bio Photo A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL THE CONTRIBUTORS WHO SO POLITELY PUT UP WITH ALL MY ADDITIONAL INFO REQUESTS!

I live just blocks from Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, Orange County, FL. It's beautiful, and I'd be happy to take a photo if one is needed. I LOVE going to the cemetery!

I have been actively photographing and documenting the older sections of Greenwood. I am currently going through all their records to make sure we get everyone on findagrave.

I'll gladly transfer management of memorials upon request, no matter what your relation (unless they are my relatives - but I will transfer a relative to a direct descendant if I am not one). I create every memorial with the hope that their family will find them. Every transfer request I receive makes me know its worth it.

Please let me know if you find any errors or I've duplicated a memorial, I'll fix it! It's so important to have dates correct and names properly spelled - but we all make mistakes, and sometimes the markers are very difficult to read.

Feel free to use my photos (with credit to me - Merf works) for your personal genealogical project. My photos are of public places, and of no artistic (I can guarantee that!) merit. I don't believe I "own" a simple snapshot of someone else's grave marker. I volunteer here to SHARE and to make sure memorials are as accurate as possible. HOWEVER, photos of people - such as my relatives that I have posted...I do require permission prior to use or visible credit to me and that they came from findagrave.

My mother and I are researching our family who settled in Lee, Phillips and Monroe County, Arkansas.

In particular, we are desperately searching for parents and siblings of Thomas Trotter Bonner, who settled in Spring Creek, AR. He married Elizabeth Shackelford Bonner in 1834 in Marengo Co., AL.

https://www.facebook.com/ThomasTrotterBonner

Current projects:

Assisting my mom and the Annie H. Darracott UDC Chapter out of Lakeland, Polk Co, FL in the documentation of Confederate Veterans.

Completing FAG entries for Greenwood Cemetery using various sources including cemetery records and undertaker records. I'm only concentrating on the lettered, older sections.

Would REALLY appreciate ANY information on Daniel M Bonner (b. 1789), son of Col. Thomas Bonner and Margaret Jones. We think he's the father of our "brick wall" person based on DNA testing.

Family surnames: Allen, Allred, Bonner, Coble, Estes, Gaines, Garrison, Gearhart, Gower, Hale, Harris, Higginbotham, McGee, Mauney/Mooney, Ottertail, Raymer, Redditt, Waldron, Walker, Whitfield
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Richard Baldwin Cook
# 24533023
Merf, I have added the bio info you helpfully provided to me re Joseph McD Gamewell # 24533023. Thanks!
Added by Richard Baldwin Cook on Aug 22, 2016 10:49 AM
NavVet
RE: Helen Lee Daniels
Splendid. Thank you for the detailed reply. I found one grave stone that noted the actual burial was somewhere else, so that was helpful. In the Daniels case, no indicator of that sort was provided.

I captured more than 300 images that day, so I haven't uploaded all yet.

Thank you again. This was quite helpful.
Added by NavVet on Aug 19, 2016 8:28 PM
Alisa McMahon
Find A Grave Correction: Donald Drake
Thank you for the additional information on Donald Drake, I added it and linked his parents to the memorial. If he is part of your family, I would be happy to transfer him to you. Just let me know.
All the best,
Alisa
Added by Alisa McMahon on Aug 15, 2016 8:04 PM
Barbara Blum
Mildred Sannebeck
Info added to BIO.
Barbara
Added by Barbara Blum on Aug 15, 2016 1:58 PM
Paul Noyes
James Brickett FAG #148366239
Thank you. I have incorporated your suggestion.
Added by Paul Noyes on Aug 13, 2016 12:01 PM
Glenda Barry
Arthur Boulton
Hello,

Thank you for sending the additional info for Arthur, I have added it. Let me know if you want the family transferred over to you.

Thanks for your help!

Glenda
Added by Glenda Barry on Aug 10, 2016 7:12 PM
b artz
Enos Stauffer 155592163
Could you please change the cemetery for Enos? He is buried on lot # 550 of Gnaden Huetten Cemetery and not Lehighton Cemetery. Thank you for your time.
Added by b artz on Aug 09, 2016 10:21 PM
In Memory Of My DAD
RE: Verna Prescott
I understand. I asked the other person to delete their page since she is my family. Thanks!
Added by In Memory Of My DAD on Aug 08, 2016 8:57 PM
In Memory Of My DAD
Verna Prescott
Memorial #138900737
Added by In Memory Of My DAD on Aug 08, 2016 5:28 PM
In Memory Of My DAD
Verna Prescott
Do you by chance able to find any obituary information for Verna Prescott? I was unable to find any myself.
Added by In Memory Of My DAD on Aug 08, 2016 5:26 PM
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