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Smilydino (#47098476)
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Bio Photo I've been into genealogy for some 50 years and have never lost interest in helping myself and others find their roots. I find it a huge mystery game with many surprising discoveries.

TRANSFER REQUESTS: Please request if you are really a relative and will do something constructive with the memorial. If you are just a close friend, etc., the same goes for you. I will never refuse a request for valid reasons.

CORRECTIONS: additions, & family links when asked but no promises if you just send me an email instead of using the edit link. Use the Edit tab at the top right of memorial, then the Suggest A Correction option. Now we have the auto edit request and permission ability so that makes it easier. You can upload your pictures directly to the memorials, but PLEASE take pride on what you enter. Photos should be carefully composed and submitted with the highest resolution that FAG will accept.

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Messages left for Smilydino (634)[Leave Message]
You wrote me; This is a copy of my memorial, 41244091, I made earlier. It would be more appropriate if you added your info and photo to mine and deleted yours. I don't know if you have duplicated others, but you should check before adding memorials. It helps everyone.

We have worked together before Smilydino and I remember the attitude.

Before I add a tombstone and a new memorial on Find A Grave I assure you I check to see if there is already a memorial and yes, sometimes I miss, but never ever intentionally. I am not after memorials, but verification that some one is buried there by their tombstone.
If you will look at the memorial I made you will see the name is spelled exactly as written on the tombstone. I possibly missed yours 4 years ago because you do not have the name spelled as on the tombstone. So when I looked to see if there was a memorial yours did not show up. Also I do not add memorials unless I have a tombstone to prove it.
Most people just let others know of a duplicate. I am sorry your memorial was overlooked, your different spelling could have been the problem.
Added by Stonefinder-Deb on Aug 25, 2014 3:20 PM
Catherine Cramer
Edith Coe Boyce Rigsby
I am so sorry for the confusion! When I looked at the memorial again, obviously it has all the information I was looking for. I think what happened is I was looking at other family members and picked up on the fact that Agnes is not buried there, as well as somehow totally missing Mr. Boyce's connection. I was also up late and doing a ton of research. Thanks for putting it all together, I do appreciate knowing where she is and the family connections!
Added by Catherine Cramer on Aug 23, 2014 12:49 PM
Catherine Cramer
Edith Coe Boyce Rigsby
Any idea where the Boyce comes in? I thought perhaps she was married before, but not sure. Any thoughts?
Added by Catherine Cramer on Aug 20, 2014 10:33 PM
Catherine Cramer
Edith Coe Rigsby
This is the lady that I met! My father remembered her first name. You have that her burial is unknown, so I'm assuming her stone is just sort of a memorial? I met her in 1981, so she was 85, but you would have never known. She hadn't lost a memory as far as I could tell. Thanks for helping to complete the circle, I had always wanted to know more about her and the family, quite the story!
Added by Catherine Cramer on Aug 20, 2014 10:26 PM
Catherine Cramer
Lee Bonnell
I found one of their children, Lee, and have sent the contributor his mother and father's memorial numbers. I met one of the Coe family, not sure how they were connected, I was pretty sure one of the daughters, when I was living in NM. My father was an administrator of a nursing home in Ruidoso, NM and Miss Coe was one of the residents. Wish I had talked to her more, she mentioned living on the Coe ranch and did beautiful art work with shells that she had collected. I thought it was Louise, but not sure. I've put a call in to my dad to find out for sure. She was a really cool lady (this was about 1981). Thanks for having the family listed here with great bios! If I come across the burials of the missing family members I'll pass them on to you.
Added by Catherine Cramer on Aug 20, 2014 5:52 PM
Diane Schrader
RE: Joseph Harvey Bonham and family
Hi Dick,

Joseph Bonham was married to my Great Aunt Josephine (Park) Bonham (my Grandmother's sister). They were both known as "Aunt Jo and Uncle Joe" in the family. I never met them but my Mom and Grandmother shared many stories about them. I have several family photos that contain him and his family. The photo pictured on Joseph's page is from a family outing that included my Grandmother with her sister and family. I have several others I'd be more than willing to share if you are interested in copies of them. I have boxes full of vintage family photos I'd like to see get to the right hands for safe keeping.
Added by Diane Schrader on Aug 17, 2014 4:47 PM
Carlisle's @ Grandview
No to the transfers. I read the answer on your own contributor page. You are so firm about transferring memorials to others based on Find A Grave guidelines that you posted it on your own profile, yet you email me and ask for a bulk transfer of 15 relatives starting with your 5th great grandparents. I am happy that I was able to put the burial information out there to help you and others. Happy to memorialize your ancestors and I am happy to make any corrections you send. I am even happy to transfer, but transfers on Find a Grave are a two way street. Its frustrating to sit on the other end of that statement. And with your stats at 4,474 added and 8,786 managed, it seems you don't practice what you preach. The new edits system make corrections easier to make your family links and any bio's you send I will post. If obituaries are included I only ask the publisher is stated in the citation.
Added by Erin on Aug 16, 2014 9:50 AM
Dora Ann Hair
# 34840176......I wonder if this info is incorrect. I have a Dora Ann Amason married to Carl Hair. Not siblings. Her parents were Noah Amason and Nellie Patton Amason. I could send you some info if it would help sort this out. Dora Ann is a 2nd cousin, once removed.
Thanks, Tina.
Added by Tina on Aug 12, 2014 1:17 PM
Carlisle @ Grandview
I added the records from a cemetery tombstone transcription book of Grandview cemetery published in 1991. Another contributor is currently photographing the cemetery in the same areas I am adding records, so a photo may soon show up. My 2nd great grandmother was memorialized in two places. I am not sure if she was actually moved or if there is a burial in one place and a memorial marker in another with her husband, conflicting information. could be a similar case with your John Carlisle. thank you for letting me know about the duplicate for Lucy, I am not sure how I managed to do that, but it happens.


Added by Erin on Aug 12, 2014 10:18 AM
Bryan Fields
RE: Carlisle photos
Hello, I added a cropped version of the inscriptions - they only include John's date of death and his age. It's the only inscribed side of the monument, nothing was ever added for Mary or the children.
Added by Bryan Fields on Aug 11, 2014 4:35 PM
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