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Rita Hagerty (#47521180)
 member for 3 years, 10 months, 2 days
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy since the 1980s. Now that I am retired, I am very active with local groups/organizations and volunteering for different activities through the local RSVP. I try to devote more time to my "searching" too. With all of the advances for searching on-line now I have found several ancestors and relation that I did not even know about! Since I have become acquainted with Find A Grave, I have found so many of my ancestors. I try to enter as many of my relation and my late husband's relation as possible. I have been entering some of the local cemeteries in Knox Co. and some surrounding counties from information in cemetery books. By doing so I hope it will help others find their loved ones. I try to fulfill photo requests locally as my time allows. While doing this, I also photograph some of the surrounding, deteriorating, unusual, babies, young children, and veteran stones.

You have my permission to use any of the photos I have taken and have put on this site. I am happy to help others freely in this cause. It would be nice if you gave me credit for the photos I have taken. Of course, it is always nice to be asked; that way you know you are helping people. If someone else provides the photograph for me, I try to give them credit in the photo's caption area. Please take up-close, careful shots of photos on graves! Many may never been seen again, after you leave, as they are quickly disappearing. A family may have no other photo, and may not even know that one existed, if you pass it by. Also please crop your photos so they may be read easier.

PLEASE USE THE EDIT TAB OF A PERSON'S MEMORIAL TO SEND ME ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. That way an e-mail comes to me with links to the person's memorial; if requesting links, please provide numbers of the memorials you wish to have linked. I try to check the memorials that I enter so that I do not duplicate any earlier memorials, but sometimes this happens.

I try to follow the Find A Grave rules regarding transfers unless the person is my relation. However, other transfers will be considered.


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Shannon Wells
thank you
Thank you for the photo of James Dye. Could you please add it to his wife's memorial also. 138508865. And would you mind if I use it on my ancestry?

Added by Shannon Wells on Mar 29, 2015 10:08 PM
Rhonda Snider Lauer
Laura Sanneman memorial
Thanks for alerting me to the duplicate memorials for Laura Sanneman Durham. I hadn't yet realized that there were two of them created by Progbase. Will submit a request to delete one of them.
Added by Rhonda Snider Lauer on Mar 28, 2015 10:49 PM
Rhonda Snider Lauer
Added by Rhonda Snider Lauer on Mar 28, 2015 10:47 PM
Marcia McClure Sugumele
Robert McClure, Vincennes City Cemetery
Thank you for the photo of this tombstone.
Added by Marcia McClure Sugumele on Mar 27, 2015 8:33 AM
Edits I sent you...
Hello Rita,

Just a friendly reminder that I sent a few suggestions to you regarding a few of your memorials.

I just wanted to make sure they weren't accidentally overlooked. Maybe they are going to the wrong email address?

Thank you for all of your contributions to Find A Grave!

Added by AZEXPLORER on Mar 26, 2015 8:14 AM
Heaven Bound
Dear Rita,

Thank you for posting the photos to the memorials of Samuel W and Malissa Anderson, Nancy Anne Harris and Mioma Jane Horton Wininger.

May you have a wonderful day in Our Blessed Lord,

Added by Heaven Bound on Mar 24, 2015 9:18 AM
Sherry Allen Hosford
Thad Taber
Thanks so much for the photo Rita. It's much appreciated.

Added by Sherry Allen Hosford on Mar 23, 2015 10:04 PM
Donna (Endorf) Londeen
Shiloh Cemetery
Thank you for the headstone photo from Shiloh Cemetery!
Added by Donna (Endorf) Londeen on Mar 23, 2015 8:28 PM
Claire Ehrhart Abel
Mary A Stewart
Thank you for the great Picture!!
Added by Claire Ehrhart Abel on Mar 14, 2015 12:05 AM
Chris Coleman

Thanks for taking the time to make all the corrections to the numerous memorials. Your help has been greatly appreciated.

Added by Chris Coleman on Mar 12, 2015 1:33 AM
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