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Carolyn (Schmidt) Alves (#47198156)
 member for 7 years, 2 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo I have always taken an interest in family tree histories. My father was an avid fan of Find a Grave and he introduced me to this site before he passed away in 2008. Find A Grave Memorial# 46644773. I am happy to be a photo volunteer for much of the Los Angeles area!

You can feel free to use creative commons with the photos I take if you'd like to use them in your genealogy or family history projects. Unless they are in my Virtual Family Cemetery, THEN I HAVE NO INFORMATION ON THE PEOPLE OF THE MEMORIALS THAT I MAINTAIN OTHER THAN THEIR BURIAL LOCATION.

I LOVE to find relatives and homes for the memorials I manage, so IF you see a memorial you'd like TRANSFERRED, I'm more then happy to do so, just put in the request via the "EDIT" option. (Will transfer ANY except those in my Family Virtual Cemetery). ***Also, to expedite edits please use the EDIT tab that Find a Grave has recently provided in the upper right hand corner of all memorials. "Suggested corrections" should be used for transfer requests or other edits that are not options under the EDIT tab.***

Please note, when listing random memorials, I often try to link families together to the best of my ability, using my judgment and common sense. So, I imagine some of the relationship links I have created may not be accurate and I'm always happy to update or change if you can help.
Please do not send me requests to change the entry of MAIDEN name for Males whose name origin indicates that they are LATINO. This name is often their mother's maiden name and used for lineage purposes. Maybe a suggestion would be for Find A Grave to add an entry space for this.

My family lines are Schmidt/Wassem and Johnsen/Hale. My husband's family lines are Alves/Carvalho and Bacellar/Huet.
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Brianna Butler
RE: Valhalla Memorial Park
I noticed theif not really good at getting back, I've called once a week for the last three anf finally talked to someone who looked and called me right back. He said he has my great-great-grandfather William Russell Graham listed but no plot and doesn't have his son Fay or wife list as buried there. I have his sons death certificate that says he was buried there so it threw my for a loop. But he said they didn't even have a plot for William because records weren't well kept then. So they didn't really help unfortunately. But thank you for your help! Very much appreciated.

- Brianna Butler
Added by Brianna Butler on Jan 22, 2017 8:08 AM
Della Coen Yocum Lipe
Raymond R. Coen #85860522
Carolyn, Since this memorial was transferred to you, can I assume you are related to the three COENs buried in Forest Lawn Cem., Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA? Carl Bruce and Peggy are my relatives. I just don't know whether this Raymond is their son or not. Do you? Thanks. Della #48268498
Added by Della Coen Yocum Lipe on Jan 22, 2017 7:43 AM
Amy Choquette
Frank Russell
Are you related to the Francis Russell whose memorial you manage?
Added by Amy Choquette on Jan 18, 2017 10:17 AM
Brianna Butler
Valhalla Memorial Park
Thank you for the transfer of William Russell Graham. I was curious how often you visit the cemetery.. I have called the cemetery once, the last two weeks inquiring about burials plots, for William and his son Fay Leroy Graham and have yet to to get a call back.. Do they give the plots to Find A Grave volunteers? I was going to request a photo for Fay Leroy Graham also.. and maybe look and see if their is a Hazel buried near them, and possibly with a different last name. Hazel was fairly young when her husband William died, so i'm sure she remarried but I can't find anything on her..

- Brianna Butler
Added by Brianna Butler on Jan 16, 2017 3:02 AM
Ed Hightower
Marion Oscar King
Thank you for honoring my edit request regarding this memorial.
Added by Ed Hightower on Jan 15, 2017 12:25 PM
FAG # 85892258
Marceline Nadine Perkins (1914-1988). If you want to add, her parents were Charles Elijah PERKINS (1879-1941) and Ciona Marie COLLETTE (1884-1971). I have found no Find A Grave memorials for her parents at this time.

Thank you,
Mary Eldridge
Added by Mbe on Jan 12, 2017 8:08 PM
Carl Catherman
Gilbert Taylor
Thank you very much for adding the bio note.
Added by Carl Catherman on Jan 11, 2017 7:22 AM
Carl Catherman
RE: Gilbert Taylor
I just re-sent it.
Added by Carl Catherman on Jan 10, 2017 8:21 AM
Carl Catherman
Gilbert Taylor
On Dec. 10 I sent a short bio note to be added to his memorial. Did you receive it?
Added by Carl Catherman on Jan 10, 2017 8:02 AM
Annemarie Gerace
Gertrude & David Swerdlow

Just letting you know I was at Mount Sinai yesterday and randomly took the photo of their tablet. I noticed you have made their memorial and I added my newer photo as David's information has now been engraved on the stone.

Annemarie Gerace
Added by Annemarie Gerace on Jan 09, 2017 3:04 PM
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