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mjshistory (#47447356)
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Bio Photo Retired and loving it. Enjoy old cemeteries and photographing the markers. Photography of the markers is my primary focus.

I prefer going out and photographing markers instead of dealing with fraudulent memorials with unverified information and subsequent bogus family links. Please help by refraining from creating bogus memorials and requesting links when you have little or no PRIMARY evidence of a burial.

Requests to link families will be denied if I have no verification of accuracy.

Requests to add links with Burial unknowns in ANY form will be denied, per Find a Grave Policy. Disguising a Burial Unknown to look 'legitimate' usually is very evident and will be reported to management. Adding 'guesses' as to dates, cemeteries and location of deaths is fraud. If the burial is not a KNOWN BURIAL identified with an actual death date, it IS a Burial Unknown.

Adding family links without adequate research and documentation tends to create MULTIPLE errors that require hours of work to remove, if they get corrected at all. It is the responsibility of the requestor to do the research, not the memorial manager who did the photos.

A denial is not personal rejection of you. Accept it and move on.

Thank you to all the volunteers who donate their hours, photos, research and help to others seeking their missing family and friends.
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Sandy McClay
Marie Olson
Thanks for the photos...what is the surname of this family ???? You states you found no OLSON?

I am hoping that Mary was a Cederlund or Sundland...

Thanks so much!

Added by Sandy McClay on Nov 28, 2016 7:34 PM
Gladyce Veum
Thank you for the information. I have deleted the memorial. Robin
Added by Steferson on Nov 26, 2016 8:57 AM
Russ Armstrong
RE: 2 Harriet Birds married to Fred?
While I was working on the Bird line I came across a marriage record for Fred Merton Bird and Harriet C Orbon. The date of marriage was 25 September 1917, and it took place in Tacoma Washington. Subsequent census records seem to confirm the marriage.
This Harriet's maiden name was Akers, but the marriage crtificate show Harriet Orbon. It turns out she was married to a Charles Orbon who died in March of 1917, than she married Fred six months later.
Her memorial number on Find a Grave is 126146010.
Added by Russ Armstrong on Nov 06, 2016 7:10 AM
Terri Johnson
Thank you for letting me know. I deleted mine.
Added by Terri Johnson on Nov 01, 2016 9:27 AM
Adaline and Beatrice Howard
Thank you so much for transferring the management of these family members. I have informed the rest of the family. I am very grateful for your addition of these memorials and the work you've done here on Find A Grave.
Added by Aquila on Oct 19, 2016 3:27 PM
Thank you!
Thank you so much for taking the picture of Kevin's headstone. He was my brother-in-law. I'm glad we all can see the entire inscription now. Thanks for taking the time to take the trip to the cemetery--I know his grave isn't an easy one to find. Thanks again.
Added by bahunt on Oct 13, 2016 7:47 AM
Memorial# 117529082 & 117634913
I sent short biographical sketches for Amund Torgerson and his wife a month ago. I would appreciate it if you would please add this information.
I would be happy to resend it, if that's what you need.
Added by pMcP on Oct 04, 2016 3:23 PM
Yes, I think the City's website entry for Ronald Helland is misspelled "Rolland," which makes a difference in finding it. I see you also posted a Helland pic from Northside Lutheran (Twins 1961). The twins at Northside are siblings of Ronald at Lakeview. Do you know who manages the records for Northside? There were 5 infants lost to this family - 3 have been found - searching for the other 2. Feel free to email - Thank you.
Added by JAL on Sep 28, 2016 12:51 PM
Bob Speckman
RE: Elsie Simonson link request
Sorry for the mistake, the down side of cut and paste. I've sent a corrected request.

Thanks, Bob Speckman
Added by Bob Speckman on Sep 14, 2016 9:10 PM
V. E. Luebke
RE: Northside Cemetery Eau CLaire
I would like to visit Phillips Library someday. They have photographs of some of my great aunts and uncles. Thanks for the info.
Added by V. E. Luebke on Sep 14, 2016 5:45 PM
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