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Bonnie Miller (#47313493)
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Bio Photo Hi - I'm Bonnie Miller - I spend part of the year in Massachusetts and part in Florida.

I look for identified photos wherever I can find them, and sell them on eBay. It's amazing how many people find their ancestors in my eBay store - and it's very rewarding. I've recently started going back through the scans of photos I've sold and adding them to this site. Please contact me if you'd like to help with this effort.

While I'm researching photos to list in my eBay store, I check to see if there's a findagrave memorial. My research usually turns up census records that show a lot of info I can use to update a memorial - spouses, children, dobs, etc. Since Edits have become so easy, I often send out a bunch of edit requests for a family group. Thanks to everyone who takes the time to accept them and make findagrave better. I love that I'm able to connect family members who are scattered all over the country.

If I've sent you an edit request, it's because I've researched that person or someone in their family and have a photo of them in my eBay store.

Many of the memorials I've created are not my family, so don't hesitate to ask if you'd like one transferred to you.

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RE: Clifton R Adams - duplicate memorial
Thanks for catching, deleted
Added by CRob on Dec 19, 2014 9:59 AM
Tropico Gravers
John Harvey Deere
There are a lot of cenotaphs out there -- some are family memorials where there appears to be a bit of a display of wealth going on, but I have seen many "accidental" cenotaphs where one of the spouses died in the midwest or back east somewhere and is buried there, a marker was placed with the surviving spouse's name but no death date, and the surviving spouse moved elsewhere and ultimately was buried elsewhere but the marker remained in the place they originally lived. There is a whole section in the site FAQs about cenotaphs, they are perfectly fine as far as the site is concerned, it's just they can be a bit confusing if you're not familiar with the concept.

My guess with the Deeres is that they bought a plot at some point after the parents died and assumed they were going to be buried there, but ended up in California instead.
Added by Tropico Gravers on Dec 18, 2014 4:37 PM
Tropico Gravers
John Harvey Deere
Hi Bonnie,

The first two are a cenotaph (note the missing last years on the death date). I will request those two be merged into one and will make a note on my memorial.

Cenotaph memorials are allowed (for separate markers in a different place than the burial marker) but there should not be two different memorials for the same cenotaph.
Added by Tropico Gravers on Dec 18, 2014 3:20 PM
Bob Bardo
Caption on photo of Carolina Schultze
Find A Grave Memorial# 47253232
Hi, Bonnie,
Can you please your Caption for the wedding photo of Carolina Schultze?
Correct the last sentence of it to say “Photographer is F.W. Schwarz & Co., New Braunfels, Texas.” – no “t” in Schwarz.
Also, do you have a scan of the back of the photo that you could upload?
Thanks, Bonnie!
Added by Bob Bardo on Dec 15, 2014 10:31 AM
Kenneth J. Gruschow
RE: Alwine Heiser - duplicate memorials

Have updated...thank you!

Added by Kenneth J. Gruschow on Nov 24, 2014 2:32 PM
Wendy M.
RE: Alwine Heiser - duplicate memorials
Hi Bonnie,

I just posted headstone photos for Alwine Heiser and her sister, all at St. Peter's cemetery in Arlington Heights, IL. I also have photos of her parents marker, which I am having a little trouble uploading, but will post as soon as I can.

All of the markers are located next to each other, in row 15.
Added by Wendy M. on Nov 11, 2014 8:20 AM
Wendy M.
RE: Alwine Heiser - duplicate memorials
That is indeed interesting. My info came from the St. Peter's registry, which has her plot information. I am planning a trip next week to the town where this cemetery is located. I will stop by to investigate further. I know that her parents are there. I will let you know what I "dig up."

In some rare cases I have actually seen where one person has a headstone in more than one cemetery.
Added by Wendy M. on Nov 06, 2014 3:38 PM
Richard Culler
RE: Solomon Goodrich #14914661
Hi Bonnie,

It has been deleted. Sorry was just trying to help others. I didn't know at first if you was going to post then after you sold them. I hate to see family photo lost. Take Care, Richard
Added by Richard Culler on Nov 05, 2014 2:08 PM
Karen Ferency Baker
RE: Photos copied from my eBay store
Family photos removed...sorry I missed this family; my mistake. If you find anymore I will be more than happy to remove them.
Added by Karen Ferency Baker on Oct 23, 2014 11:33 AM
Dave Milster

I was thinking about it.
Frederick and Dorothy's last name was sometimes listed as Milnster or Minster in addition to Milster.

Thanks for the lead!

Dave Milster
Added by Dave Milster on Oct 21, 2014 7:18 PM
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