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Rita Hagerty (#47521180)
 member for 3 years, 10 months, 24 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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Gordon Phillippe
Rita would you like to add a memorial page for Gordon or do you want me to go ahead & add him? I found him buried with Marjorie. I will post the picture after his page is added. Thank you! Judy
Added by JudyS on Apr 18, 2015 7:57 PM
Christopher Ware
Norman & Leota Weatherford (#63144058 & 63144057)
Thank you for the photo!
Added by Christopher Ware on Apr 15, 2015 7:29 PM
Steven Brady
Thank you for posting the photo of Nancy Judson's grave in Vincennes!
Added by Steven Brady on Apr 12, 2015 1:56 AM
Thanks for your correction of the cemetery!
Added by jefol on Apr 11, 2015 9:02 AM
Thank you, Rita, for the photo of Dorothy's memorial.
Many blessings for your work at Find A Grave!
Added by RosiePosie on Apr 11, 2015 5:38 AM
Reeves photos
Thanks for the photos - appreciate it - G-Man
Added by G-Man on Apr 10, 2015 10:52 PM
Donna (Endorf) Londeen
Findagrave filled request
Thank you for the Boyles headstone photo.
Added by Donna (Endorf) Londeen on Apr 09, 2015 8:37 AM
Robb Photos
Thank you so much for doing the Robb photos.

Added by RosiePosie on Apr 07, 2015 8:48 AM
It puts a significant dent in the appreciation level when the wrong name is used! I'm so sorry I called you Hilda in my previous message. I know someone with a similar name and unconsciously used it! Please forgive my mistake and know my gratitude was sincere even if my mind was faulty :)
Added by OsuKangMom on Apr 04, 2015 8:32 PM
Thank you for the picture, Hilda. I appreciate the time you spent on my behalf. If you ever need anything in the Seattle area I'm your gal!
Added by OsuKangMom on Apr 04, 2015 8:28 PM
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