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Cheri Branca (#47128185)
 member for 5 years, 11 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo I've been doing genealogy since 1988. I love walking through cemeteries, imagining the lives of the people I pass.
Most of the pages I post are for people to whom I am not related. (the ones I am connected to usually have a photo of the person added). These "extra" people are ones from local (and not so local) cemeteries that my husband & I photograph their stones and I enter them on FAG, trying to link as many as I can so the families are brought back together after all this time. I do lots of research to accomplish this and I hope I add correct information. I love to connect these people and I'm always thrilled when something comes together, either through the census, obits, marriage records, a family genealogy, Rootsweb entries, or even "social" news in an old newspaper. I hope I find "homes" with descendants for all these people. Please ask for a transfer if you are related.

This past summer my husband & I were asked to take over 10,000 photos of headstones in Woodlawn Cemetery in Canandaigua which were posted to pages done by Ruth Wicks, Sherry Hodges & Charles Oughterson. They did a beautiful job making the memorials.
If you find someone you are related to and would like to take over their page, please request a transfer through the EDIT option, on the particular individual's page. Select "Suggest" and type in your request, which will then send me an email that will be linked to the person.**

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Niki Dafoe
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Just a note to tell you how wonderful you are!! It seem that a lot of people I am looking for you have!! Thank you for your efforts and all you do!
Added by Niki Dafoe on Apr 23, 2015 6:24 PM
Thank you very much for the Mason transfers! I will enjoy updating them soon. Thank you for all you've done to document the headstones out there.
Added by ssreed on Apr 18, 2015 6:12 PM
Petoskey History 1852-2002
Trask, Elizabeth
Many thanks!
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Apr 16, 2015 10:01 PM
Mary Ellen Hermann
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Thank you Cheri for figuring out Louisa's headstone. I don't know why, but I have a special affinity for Louisa Fellows Stephens. I don't know their whole story, but fear Elisha was not the best of husbands. It would be nice to be able to go back and know the stories of the people we research. :-) Mary Ellen Hermann
Added by Mary Ellen Hermann on Apr 11, 2015 8:11 AM
James M Beard
Thanks for your work & the super fast transfer
Added by James M Beard on Apr 09, 2015 8:58 PM
James M Beard
Thanks for your work & the super fast transfer
Added by James M Beard on Apr 09, 2015 8:57 PM
James M Beard
Hello Again,
Melville Beard 1908 is my Father .
Could I get 66391495 transferred to me.

Thanks ,
Jim Beard
Added by James M Beard on Apr 09, 2015 8:47 PM
Thank You
Thank you for the transfers. You sure did a lot of work on a non-relative. Thanks again.
Best Wishes, Heather
Added by Heather on Apr 07, 2015 11:32 AM
Hi Cheri,
Thank you for all the hard work. I am contacting you as I am related to this memorial.
Best Wishes, Heather
Added by Heather on Apr 06, 2015 9:14 PM
Coni Dubois
FAG #: 64546033
John & Elizabeth Allen - if you could transfer them over to me I would appreciate it~ They are part of my Allen lines and research which can be found at
My # is:47396830
Thank you for all you've done in all the memorials~ WONDERFUL work~
Coni Dubois
Added by Coni Dubois on Mar 23, 2015 11:53 PM
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