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Amanda (#47561813)
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I am a direct descendant of Lord William Bertram of Mitford and his wife Alice, Lady of Mitford (1161-1253); he is my 29 times great grandfather. and Robert Umfrevill, Lord of Redesdale and Coquetdale; Baron of Prudhoe born about 1075 - 35 generations great grandfather in my Weaver family line (maternal) and I am a direct descendant of John Rige 1510-1558 in my Brewer family line, he is my 14 generations great grandfather also in my maternal family line. On the Bartram or Bertram paternal side of my family I am a direct descendant of Roger de Burton who is my 30 generations great grandfather. Still working on my paternal side (Taylor).

I will only transfer according to Find A Graves rules, absolute. Exceptions must be made by the administration staff at Find A Grave.

I have found the new edit system fantastic, and the administrative staff exceptionally caring, accurate and very quick to delete duplicates, and honor all corrections and the like within a day, never longer. All of my memorials will be transferred to Find A Grave once I am no longer able to contribute. We do not own the memorials, they belong to Find A Grave! But, it is a wonderful research tool.

It's disturbing that contributors and managers seem not to "get this". I fail to understand why so many feel they must manage, as opposed to sharing information. That defeats the purpose of Find A Grave - read the rules. It is not and never has been the intent of Find A Grave to be a Family Tree facility.

Thank you to others who have been so kind, and to the many friends I have acquired via this media. It's really fun to share!

It's not nice to remove information from a memorial without discussion with the originator, nor is it acceptable to lie and cheat, just to get memorials away from the originator so that the memorials will not end up being managed by Find A Grave. The reasoning for this is delusional to say the least. You know who you are, shame on you.
















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