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John Sutherland (#47703806)
 member for 2 years, 8 months, 12 days
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Find A Grave is now owned by Ancestry.com and it is now considered a genealogy source.

On June 21, 2014, FindaGrave experienced a series of data corruption problems that included 1) many memorials in the system now have incorrect photos attached, 2) there are many links that lead to incorrect memorials, and 3) many memorials are now managed by people other than the original contributor who created them.

If you find memorial errors or photos added to the wrong memorials, please help solve these problems by sending edits.

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I support the cemeteries in Longmont, Colorado, and have done family history research (both ancestors and descendants) on one of the founders of Longmont, Jarvis Marvin Fox, as well as my own family of Sutherland, Davidson, Corbett, and Fox. My research also takes me into that of my in-laws families including Drummond, McNulty, Tipping, Kehoe, and others. I take grave photos as a hobby.

Regarding gravestone photos, please remember that some of the older gravestones have mineral deposits or vegetation on them, and Find-a-grave volunteers are generally not in a position to clean the stones before photographing them. Cemeteries usually claim responsibility for ground maintenance, but consider gravestones to be family property, and therefore do not maintain the stones.

Older stones with mineral deposits, wear evidence, or grass or lichen growth will sometimes result in photographs in which details of the gravestones are difficult to read. If you have some specific instructions for me regarding your family's gravestone, pass the instructions along when you request the photo. I usually try to clean up minor contamination on a gravestone before taking a photograph.

If you have corrections for a memorial that I have authored, or you wish to be assigned as maintenance for the memorial, simply go to the memorial, click on the edit tab, then select "Suggest a correction or provide additional information" and ask for a transfer or enter information for a correction.

This process makes transfers and updates much easier to implement, and provides an audit history of changes. If you want a transfer, please tell me your relationship (if any) with the person whose maintenance you would like transferred. It is always helpful if you include your FAG member number.

For the record, I consider the FAG guidelines as reasonable, but not mandatory.

For copyright purposes, I grant free non-commercial use of photos I take for Find-a-Grave subscribers.
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 • 161 Memorials Added
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Pittynh
RE: Re: Oliver Freeman
Hi John,

I have added 5 freeman burials in this cemetery. Three of them are Oliverís daughters.

Scott
Added by Pittynh on Sep 05, 2014 7:48 PM
Pittynh
RE: Re: Oliver Freeman
No problem John. I must confess though that I did not know you had a request in for Oliver. I have been adding names & photos for this cemetery and was surprised when the request fulfilled popped up. I do not recall any other Freeman burials but if I do, I will record them.
Added by Pittynh on Jul 22, 2014 4:53 PM
John Russell Pierson
Jacque Anderson
Thanks for the pic!
Added by John Russell Pierson on Jun 30, 2014 12:54 PM
Linda Ohrt
Nettie Ohrt
Jonathan,
Thank you very much for taking the pictures of Nettie's headstone. I appreciate it very much. Linda Ohrt
Added by Linda Ohrt on Jun 20, 2014 11:21 PM
Kyle Middleton
Roy W Dunn
Thanks for the photo!
Added by Kyle Middleton on Jun 05, 2014 12:33 PM
DPlus9
Alice Holmes
Thanks much for the photo of Alice Holmes' headstone!
Added by DPlus9 on May 28, 2014 4:10 PM
Cheryl GT
RE: Re: Joseph Pompeo
I did not know that Joseph's daughter was an actress. I'm glad I was able to get the updated picture for you.I plan on taking a trip to Edgell cemetery to look up some family and noticed you have some requests there. When I go I will look for them.
Added by Cheryl GT on May 14, 2014 6:22 PM
Karen and Ken
Farrar Headstones
Thank you for taking your time to photograph the Farrar Headstones.
Added by Karen and Ken on May 09, 2014 11:15 AM
B.J. Nelson
RE: Re: Ida Ferrar
I'm just glad it worked out. Have a good day.
Added by B.J. Nelson on May 06, 2014 3:47 PM
B.J. Nelson
RE: Re: Ida Ferrar
I don't mind bowing out, but I don't want somebody else to claim it before you do. Is there any set time you go online? I can set my schedule to match whatever time you want. Let me know.
Added by B.J. Nelson on May 06, 2014 1:16 PM
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