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Elkv42 (#47098971)
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Bio Photo 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.

PLEASE, 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 of it 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 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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Jeannie Scarber
John Almond Ames
I noticed that you acknowledge one of the World War One Veterans. Thank you! "Lest We Forget"

Added by Jeannie Scarber on Sep 02, 2015 11:23 AM
Tom C.
RE: Edits
Yes - I got them from the 1900 census. If you don't want to put them in, that's okay...

Added by Tom C. on Sep 01, 2015 4:58 PM
Chuck Metcalfe
Viola Becker #110325057
Thank you for the additional information, I have add it to her memorial.

Added by Chuck Metcalfe on Sep 01, 2015 4:11 PM
George Rose
RE: Eliza VanBuskirk Becker
The obit suggests that there is a space between Van and Buskirk
Added by George Rose on Sep 01, 2015 2:02 PM
Ron Cole
henry Leavenworth
Thanks for the info. I think I have made all the corrections.
Added by Ron Cole on Aug 24, 2015 4:50 AM
Terri Rickert
RE: Ames Family
No Problem Lori.

Transferred 3 people to you.

Added by Terri Rickert on Aug 23, 2015 4:01 PM
Terri Rickert
RE: Alta Almira Cole Ames
Hello Lori

Thank you very much for your message.

To be honest I am unsure IF or how I am related to the Ames Family. So it is best that you keep her. I have Claude Marion Ames, Joyce Ames and Mary Louise Snedeker Memorials that I would be happy to transfer.

Please be aware that many people on Find A Grave follow the rules very strictly and refuse to transfer even Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.

I have a baby cousin who died when 4 weeks & 6 days old. He didnít have a Headstone/Marker for 75 years. When I found out I organised one for his Grave. The people who manage it have over 42,000 Memorials that they have added plus a similar Number that they Manage. The Have NO relationship to my Uncle at all. The info that they had on his Memorial was Name, Death Mar 1940 & Buried 18 March 1940, Plot & Cemetery. I added rest of info.

Personally I am thrilled for even a distant relative to Manage their Memorials.

I have one photo of some of them That I am happy to add to their Memorials or email to you.

The photo that I added was taken abt 1906. I have another Ames - Snedekker Family photo 23 Nov 1905.

So please let me know via email if you would like me transfer the 3 Ames I manage plus I am happy to send the Ames photos (incase you donít have them.
Added by Terri Rickert on Aug 21, 2015 5:40 PM
Carol Page Tilson
William Colvin
Thanks for the source of William's obit. I've been trying to verify that for years.

Added by Carol Page Tilson on Aug 20, 2015 10:47 AM

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