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Elkv42 (#47098971)
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Bio Photo Native of New York State, now living in the great state of Texas. Sometimes in the state of confusion!

Many thanks to the volunteer photographers, without you we would have no lasting memory of our loved ones final resting place, especially if we live in another state/country/world.

I have made many memorials for very, very distant relatives (and some non-relatives) gleaned from death records and obituaries. I will be more than happy to transfer management of any memorial closer than mine, just let me know the relationship. For example: your cousins, aunts, uncles, etc. trumps my 1st cousin of husband of aunt of wife of nephew of wife of father-in-law of 1st cousin 2x removed. Just because I happen to be obsessive about collecting obituaries to prove birth/death dates and happen to find where they were buried, does not make the memorial mine to hoard.

I also welcome any corrections to my records, as no one is perfect, myself included, but please include a source with your correction. Oh, and it's not very nice to manually go in and make the changes to edits I've sent and then go back to your edit page, deny it, and mark it as "no change".

PLEASE, do not post obituaries on my memorials that are outside the FAG guidelines (see FAC's). If you will let me know where you found it, I will be happy to add a synopsis in the bio section and list the source.

Feel free to use any photos I've taken of headstones, but please give me credit for the picture, as it was dang hot when I traipsed through some of those bramble and poison ivy infested plots... LOL.

Additionally, many thanks to those contributors that were gracious enough to transfer the memorials for my close family members, outside of the FAG guidelines, even though they were not obligated to do so.

Strange replies to my questions or suggestions:

"The age is just an estimate when you subtract the year of death and the age. Better to have an age on the memorial than nothing at all." (when asking where they got the birth date).

"I have a life, I'm a busy person and I'll get around to it when I have the time" (when pointing out that ALL their memorials in a particular cemetery had the burial date instead of the death date).

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RoseN
Hello,

Are you related to the Wessell family buried in Ames cemetery? If you are I can transfer them to you as I am not related.

Perhaps you should contact the person that you want to change the spelling of the surname via the edit button on the memorial. Sometimes that works better than sending an email. If that doesn't work you can send an email to Find A Grave at edit@findagrave.com asking them to do the edit.
Hope this helps.

Rose
Added by RoseN on Feb 02, 2016 7:38 PM
lrw
Anson Wessells
As Anson Wessells is not in my direct Wessell ancestry, I am transferring Anson Wessells to you.
lrw
Added by lrw on Feb 01, 2016 6:36 AM
ROBERT MOHR
RE: Re: Homer Langdon
Thank you for all your help....and your sense of humor. It's been a pleasure!
R
Added by ROBERT MOHR on Jan 27, 2016 6:05 PM
ROBERT MOHR
RE: Re: Homer Langdon
Yes I can edit Victoria and add her (or you can if you wish). Victoria Kotite was her maiden name and I have created a memorial for her at MT Olivet in Queens, New York under the name Victoria Langdon (I will try and insert Kotite as I see now that is proper protocol)

FYI Homers death was Nov. 26 (correct on tombstone), not Nov. 25 as listed.

Yes I can manage Homers site and give you one less thing to do - is there anything to it other than "keeping it up"?

Thanks again,
Robert
Added by ROBERT MOHR on Jan 26, 2016 7:31 PM
ROBERT MOHR
Homer Langdon
Hello there -
I am Homer's stepson though he was really my Dad from age five until his death in 2003. He adored my late Mom Victoria and I like to think that the better parts of me are rooted in the wonderful memories I had with them both. They had classic values, yet managed to enjoy NYC- and the world - everyday. Imagine my delight at finding his headstone here. I have not been to Woodlawn since that snowy day we brought him there over 10 years ago. I currently live in SF and cannot get to NYC very frequently. Thank you sincerely for posting this picture and memorium -
Best Wishes,
Robin (his nickname for me)
Added by ROBERT MOHR on Jan 24, 2016 10:54 PM
Tom C.
Constance & Thelma (Lossa) Moore
Hi Lori - I have put your info in each of their memorials - thanks for that info! As far as Thelma's place of death of Florida - that's what was said in White Chapel's burial register (they might have more info at the cemetery for you)...

Tom
Added by Tom C. on Jan 18, 2016 8:37 AM
af
RE: Proper Procedure
I am not sure about divorced spouses but I have linked multiple spouses.
Added by af on Jan 16, 2016 2:56 PM
 

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