|Tree Leaf (#47481781)|
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OK, here goes.|
First, we are all volunteers here; therefore, all (in my estimation) equal. Therefore please do not send rude remarks, or sarcasm. Simply, send the information in question.
Second, if everyone would try their best to read the FAQ on this site. Some have been here years and have never read it (they have told me this.) Many of the Do and Don't type of things are contained therein.
Since this next topic (marker transcription methods and styles) has been one I've been lectured about for a day or two straight by a fellow member I made a point to go and reread the FAQ section on this. Apparently, I included quotations and commas where there were none, and that's a grave sin. The FAQ says nothing about this however.
This next paragraph is a direct quote from the FAQ regarding sending marker transcriptions. It says absolutely nothing about it having to be in all-caps or that it cannot be spelled out to be comprehensible, or that a comma cannot be added when it is a long string of abbreviated words.
FROM THE FAQ:
" “Add marker transcription” is to be used for words, phrases, or sentences that are found on the headstone, other than the person’s name or birth and death dates. Examples of these would be “Loving mother”, “Here my love lies”, Served in Company 212, etc. "
Notice the last example says "Served in Company 212," it does NOT say it must be typed as "CO 212" but that it CAN be spelled out or explained.
Also, cemetery records and others here do use quotation marks as a way of showing the marker is *being quoted*, and so does the FAQ example.
Suggestions sent to a page means someone took time from their day to finish filling in data the page is lacking. Shouldn't that be appreciated?
I appreciate suggestions sent to my pages; if I decline it is because no source at all was mentioned even after it was requested, or because I could not find any proof on my own, or both. I do try but prefer and request you send the source or citation via the blank box on that page's edit tab, at the time you send the edits. I do not always have time to look it up for you, nor do I always have access to your research materials.
So I much appreciate source being sent with the edit, especially if it pertains to lineage or family links. We've all been wrong on those things and it can't hurt to cite the source. Also please don't circumvent the edit process by misusing the flower to post bio info (including a maiden name.) I find it disrespectful, the information can be errata, and it's in the FAQ not to do so. Just send it to me and I'd be happy to add it to the Bio if there is any type of suitable source.
I'm trying to avoid mistakes being started with me or being copied from other websites which also had no documentation.
I do appreciate your efforts and this site works best when we all cooperate well together.
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|Jeannie Hemphill||Ann Alexander|
Thank you for your careful work. One does indeed walk a fine line, as one tries to work out the mysteries of the past. Assumptions are necessary but "dangerous". See you in Find A Grave world from time to time! Respectfully, jth
|Don Vaughn||Robert Walker|
Thank you for the additional information about Robeert Walker. He was my wife's gt grand father.
|SDC||Robert Wade Walker|
I've been looking for this grave for over 10 years. I was wondering how and what information you have pertaining to the above grave. message me back with any questions you may have yourself I'll be more than happy to answer them if i can.
Added by SDC on Jul 18, 2016 12:47 PM
|Pam Witherow||RE John Myers|
THANK YOU so much for what you sent. I changed place of birth to that location and tweaked the bio to add all of the birthplace as well as the obit line. Again, THANK YOU!!!!!!
|Jacki Klawonn||RE: Penny|
I was born and raised in Cambridge and it is still my home - 65 years now. Cambridge is a small, tight knit town and when I was growing up everybody knew everybody else. Sometimes good or bad but I wouldn't have changed it for the world. I live closer to Andover now (it's only five miles from Cambridge) but have done extensive work to get the cemeteries there corrected and so many burials in Andover are connected to Rosedale cemetery in Cambridge and when I started trying to link things together, I found there were numerous mistakes in Rosedale also. So now I have been working on that cemetery, trying to get loved ones linked with their other loved ones.
So yes I knew the Gault family. Penny being five years older than myself made her a person who I looked up to.
Nice weather forecast for here tomorrow so plans have been made to go to Rosedale and take some headstone photos and the Gault family plot will be included so if you are interested check their memorial in a couple of days if you wish to see their headstones.
Have a nice week-end,
|Suzanne English-Walker||Joseph Steinway Information|
I wanted to the time to thank you for the extra information on Joseph Steinway (43759273). I have added that information to his bio. Greatly appreciate this.
|kerry kellermeyer||Mary Niehaus|
Thanks for allowing me to clarify, I added her Marriage record link, as well as her middle initial, added per census, now shown.
|Shawn||Obit on Virgil Lawrence Bachman|
Thanks for the obit on Virgil Lawrence Bachman. I posted it to memorial. I'm fine with obits, omitting living members names or replacing with children and grandchildren. Thanks again.
Added by Shawn on Jul 11, 2016 8:51 PM
|Kelly O'Hanrahan||Spettnagel Obit|
Many thanks for the extra legwork! Find A Grave memorial updated accordingly. :D
|Tim J Winking||Gerhard Winking date of death|
Thank you. I made the correction to the date of death for Gerhard.
I have never been able to find any death information for his son, Father Lawrence Henry Winking (1895 - abt 1944) and would appreciate anything you might uncover.
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