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Rita Hagerty (#47521180)
 member for 4 years, 2 months, 7 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.

PLEASE DO NOT ADD BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION OR OBITUARIES IN A VIRTUAL FLOWER per Find A Grave Guidelines.

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Sherry Patterson
Clarence Detty
Rita, Thank you so much for the picture. Sherry
Added by Sherry Patterson on Jul 31, 2015 8:33 PM
Shirley McKim
Geneva Heffernan
THANK YOU so much for taking the time to take the photo of Geneva's tombstone. I greatly appreciate it.
Added by Shirley McKim on Jul 30, 2015 8:10 AM
Weldon Collins
Saint Peters Cemetery
Thanks so much for the headstone photo of Robert Lee Kavanaugh and I appreciate the time taken, this helps me with my family research. I will pay it forward.
Added by Weldon Collins on Jul 29, 2015 9:17 PM
Amanda Turner
thank you!
Thank you for the photo!
Added by Amanda Turner on Jul 29, 2015 1:01 PM
Rhonda Brooks Daugherty
McNew
Hello,
Thank you so much for all the photos you took of my ancestors headstones. I so appreciate your time and effort.
Sincerely,
Rhonda
Added by Rhonda Brooks Daugherty on Jul 25, 2015 9:56 PM
Cindy
Van Horn Family
Thank you for the changes. Have been tying up loose ends on this family.
Added by Cindy on Jul 12, 2015 9:54 AM
Cindy
Thank You
So grateful that you were able to get the photo.
Added by Cindy on Jun 25, 2015 9:32 PM
SEC
Thanks
Thank you for the photos you added for Willard Freeland and Vanita Myers. I appreciate your effort.
Added by SEC on Jun 25, 2015 2:01 PM
Kevin Alfultis
Lyn Sheplee
Thank you so much! Lyn was a dear friend of mine. He died and they had his service before I knew it had happened. I live in St. Louis and his family didn't know many of his friends. Thank you so much!
Added by Kevin Alfultis on Jun 03, 2015 11:01 PM
Kevin Alfultis
Lyn Sheplee
Thank you so much! Lyn was a dear friend of mine. He died and they had his service before I knew it had happened. I live in St. Louis and his family didn't know many of his friends. Thank you so much!
Added by Kevin Alfultis on Jun 03, 2015 9:45 PM
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