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(for images on internet,or publications.)Taken on or after November 7, 2012. In public domain 50 yrs. after the death of the last surviving author.
............Taken Before 1949 -in public domain
Taken on or after Nov.7 1949
For an individual creator Public domain 50 yrs after death of last surviving creator
For Corporation ownership
Taken by majority shareholder
In public domain 50 yrs after death of last surviving creator.
If not majority shareholder- taken on or after 1962? if yes - public domain 50 yrs after death of last surviving individual creator... if No - public domain 50 years after its creation - now in public domain.
If taken during course of employment for the employer creator is the rightful owner unless there is an agreement with the publication.
For online photos check with sites eg family search has it's own rules. so read carefully.
Rules re Posthumous Works don't apply to photographs.
OBITUARIES U.S.A. Before 1923 in public domain.
with publication notice:Possible renewal for 47 yrs. extension 20 years.
1964-77 w/ pub. notice 28 yrs 1st term and automatic 67 yr extension for 2nd term.
Pre 1/1/1978 (not published) Life + 70 years or 12/31/2002,
Pre 1/1/1978 (published between then and 12-31-2002) 1-1-1978, the effective date of the 1976 Act which eliminated common law copyright
-Life + 70 years or 12/31/2047 whichever is greater
Created pre 1-1-1978 (not published)
Copyright of photos usually last lifetime of creator and 70 yrs from the end of calendar year of person's death. If part of estate then inheriters may have rights
Please do not send me edits for death place or birth place on the assumption that burial place must mean they were born and died in that locale. I expect YOU to do the research.
Sending an edit means you know exactly that your info is correct because you have done your homework and can provide the source to prove it. If I see b/d Canada I will ask where, specifically.
Research info should not be put on Flowers. Use edit and put it in the bio section. Flowers messages are for expressing "personal
sentiments" for the deceased only.
GRAVE UNDERTAKINGS :)
Am compiling dupes with both maiden & married names in many cemeteries in SIMCOE CO. Admin will then run the deduper when done.
Quiz: What Is A Deduper you ask?
Answer: choose from -
1. a program to straighten out a person who dupes another person's memorial, by passing off a gr gr gr gr gr grandparent as their grandparent in a transfer request?
2. A dance from the 40's.
3. A shrinks couch
4. a program that erases and erases dupes like a rabbit making carrots disappear in Mr. MacGreggor's carrot patch.
What's A Dupe
1. A memorial with a lookalike.
2. A memorial with an alter ego
Excuses for a dupe.
1.The computer made me do it.
2.I like making them because it gives different points of view
3.It's my family not yours.
4.I want them to be together with mine.
When is a dupe not a Dupe?
When it's my relative!
No.1. is my favorite & shamefully admit to using it a few times after deleting and being sent to the corner.
CHALKING STONES. - It has a name .... ..."VANDALISM" It's a Crime and You can be charged.
So someone chalks the numbers on your house,so they can better read them, OR
Someone chalks your vehicles licence plates because they are old and barely readable. OR
Someone thinks it's great to chalk your neighbours house with graffiti. OR
.......Well you get the picture.
One remote northern Canadian town recently meted out punishment for such an offence. The townfolk grabbed an unsuspecting chalker in the act. The unruly mob then proceeded to strip off his shirt et. etc. etc. and chalk his entire person with brilliant hues of purple, orange and lime green.... Then, paraded him, wearing a billboard sign listing his actions, around the town square, hoping to embarrass him enough to stop his nefarious deeds.
Unfortunately, being an attention seeker,he liked it and chalked even more. The next time they quickly slapped a $5000. fine and sent him on his way.
The town's cemetery board then posted a large sign at the cemetery entrance, reading.
"Your chalking isn't funny
So your gonna lose some money
..."$5,000. to be exact"
How do you like that!
(Of coarse it's a true story, would I lie.)
Any person who, in a cemetery, damages or moves any tree, plant, marker, fence, structure or other thing usually erected, planted or placed in a cemetery is liable to the cemetery owner and any interment rights holder who, as a result, incurs damage. R.S.O. 1990, c. C.4, s. 78 (1). [ONTARIO CEMETERY ACT]
TRANSFER REQUESTS, within guidelines.
Please State : 1. NAME. 2. YOUR RELATION-
SHIP. 3. MEMORIAL NUMBER and LINK.
Without this I will not respond.
Now this gets tricky. a few, skip and jump over the guideline bit and give rebuttals(not to be confused with butterscotch candies with a splash of rum flavouring) I would love those.
so, yeah yeah I know, I'm in it for the numbers, a selfish, possessive, miserly pea picking memorial hoarder, enjoy dangling candy in front of a salivating baby ( I did that once)
and the scourge of all those who have a magnificent bio for ?X gr grandma Perkins who died in 1700, which usually reads "0" or"Grandma Perkins died in 1700.
so I plead guilty guilty mea culpa...sigh.
Most common accusations I get for not transferring .."You're just in it for the numbers"
My Response.Yes! Yes! Yes! Oh yes! More! more! more! (deliriously jumping up and down.)
Oh when oh when will I make the top 50 list (laughing maniacally), as the men in the white coats take me away.
Going Back In Time
Mulmer farmer strikes oil and gas, after drilling for water down to 225 ft. After hitting shale, the water burst up, filled with oil to considerable height and had a pressure reading of 2000 pounds.
Owners of neighbouring properties fantasize about becoming rich oil barons.
1922 barrie advance
PLEASE MAKE USE OF ALL OF THE FEATURES OF EDIT as it covers everything.
THIS MAKES THINGS EASIER AND FASTER FOR ALL CONCERNED. For those who want to frustrate me by not using edit,and providing extra work for me, go ahead and make my day.