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Cheri Branca (#47128185)
 member for 5 years, 10 months, 18 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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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
RE: Harry Allen
Thank you very much,
Cathy CRC
Added by CRC on Mar 08, 2015 2:12 PM
Harry Allen
Dear Cheri Branca,
May I have permission to use the headstone pictures for the Harry and Lydia Norton Allen family. Thank you for all the work that you have done.
CRC, Cathy
Added by CRC on Mar 08, 2015 1:42 PM
Thank you
for the Post transfers. Hoping to visit Palmyra and Macedon this summer. ~Camillia
Added by Camillia on Feb 27, 2015 3:32 PM
Cheryl Ayres
Re: Everett Henry Ford
Wow, Cheri, that was fast on the edit. Thanks for correcting the memorial.
Added by Cheryl Ayres on Feb 23, 2015 11:58 AM
Thank you Cheri for the transfers.
Added by Marianne on Feb 23, 2015 7:05 AM
Samuel Rush # 115961567
I have been made aware of this and I have sent it on to the administration. Your cronic duplication of my memorials is bad enough, but to slap out insults in a Bio section that does not further any helpful information about the memorialized individual, shows a sever lack of integrity and respect for ALL and ANY who volunteer their time here.

You can delete him and this message, but I still have the copy and so will the administration.

How do you know how fast I type??? Stalking me???Oh yah, so glad your perfect and have never made a typo. I wonder if Find A Grave gives Emmy's, Grammy's or other such awards for your perfection. Oh OOPS, you don't fit into those classifications and I don't believe Find A Grave rewards ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR toward another volunteer contributor. I at least will speak directly to you. I don't talk behind someone's back and I DON'T ADD INSULTS ABOUT ANOTHER MEMORIAL VOLUNTEER IN A MEMORIAL BIO SECTION!!!

I don't know what your problem is, but in MY opinion, based on YOUR actions, you clearly need professional help. I may have some typos, but I have never stuped to your level of insult against any volunteering contributor here, because there is NO CALL FOR IT.

You've gotten far more respect from me than you've given.

Your duplicated insulting memorial:

How insulting to place such garbage in Samuel's Bio section????

Samuel Rush
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Birth: 1751
Death: 1835

Revolutionary War Soldier
Husband of Elizabeth

(this is a CORRECTED page, as the other poster was typing so fast, to increase her numbers, she didn't bother to notice she had Samuel being born 100 years too late. She also didn't want to be bothered to note that Samuel served in the Revolutionary War, even though it is clearly noted on the cemetery list. Such disrespect!)

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Elizabeth Cowden Rush (1753 - 1813)

Note: This is not my ancestor; if this person is one of yours, please ask that this page be tranferred to you.

Manchester Village Cemetery
Ontario County
New York, USA

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Created by: Cheri Branca
Record added: Feb 02, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124512607
Added by Butterfly~Kisses on Feb 21, 2015 8:57 PM
Isabel Stewart Phillips
Hello. I've added the links as you suggested and gave you credit as well. Cheers!
Added by ღAlberticoღ on Feb 12, 2015 12:30 AM
RE: Grace Washburn Gage # 120377164
Thanks so much.
Added by EmilyEm on Feb 11, 2015 8:10 AM
Cathleen Sheibley Miller Kalin
Anna Porth Hicks
Thanks so much for the info and I have made the corrections. I always love to get details and add them to memorials. Hope all is well with you.

Added by Cathleen Sheibley Miller ... on Feb 08, 2015 3:14 PM
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