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Tracy Perkins-Schmittler (#47749399)
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Bio Photo I first got into Find-a-Grave when out of curiosity I did a Google search on my grandmother who had just recently passed away, and I noticed someone had entered her memorial here practically the instant her obituary appeared in the newspapers. I had always been very steeped in ancestry and family history, so this site really piqued my interest. I began to click around and noticed that vast numbers of my ancestors and recently departed family had already been digitally interred, though so many of them still hadn't been. What really got me hooked enough to register and create a profile is when I discovered that a remote family graveyard on an old piece of farm property that has been in the family for 200 years and was still owned by the same grandmother was listed on this site, but found that there were no entries for it yet. My mother and I discovered the rickety old cemetery in a thick grove of trees on a hill in a field after a long hike, and we tried to copy down as many names and dates as were legible, and took pictures. Most were ancestors, though some were not. Soon after, a distant cousin on ancestry.com provided me with a comprehensive list of those interred there. So I starting entering their memorials in the virtual equivalent of that cemetery here on Find-a-Grave.

For the greater part, I am only interested in creating memorials for ancestors and more recently-departed family members. I am not one of those who tries to enter every grave I come across in every burial ground everywhere in Great Britain and the United States, as some are in the habit of doing. My interest is purely genealogical. It is my belief that memorials should belong to the nearest kin who have an account on Find-a-Grave, and should be relinquished by those who have created them to relatives who request them, as I have often done. I'm not on this site to hoard memorials for every deceased person in history! My purpose is to provide records for other kin doing family research and to look up memorials to provide information for my family tree. But most of all, this is a place for us to remember and pay respects to dearly-departed and sadly-missed loved ones, and to honor our ancestor's place in history.

Some family surnames I am researching are Perkins, Schmittler, Folz, Good, Fuller, Johnson, Beedle, Horley, Potter, Sturm/Storm, Myers, Kinsey/Kuenzi, Wampler, Howe, Coogan, Sullivan, Frazier, Proctor, Neaveill, Mossbarger, Harper, Troughton, Browne, Chantler, Hughes, Harmon, Powell, Bayless, Boots, Yorke, DeBaun, Rhodenbaugh, Siner, Malady, Swaim.
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jonathancurtis1955
RE: Horsham Quaker Burials
Hi Tracy,

I found records of burial at the Horsham burial ground on ancestry and as I live in Horsham, Suusex I went down there at the week end. There were a couple of headstones being used as part of the paths.

It is a small site in the town and although I couldn't get to the back of the property it doesn't look like there are any headstones.

The friends burial ground at Ifield has a better number of headstones.

Jon
Added by jonathancurtis1955 on Mar 19, 2014 4:43 AM
Lori Ellen Martina
RE: Lynna Jo Schmittler
You are welcome. I entered a lot of memorials for Oak Grove and did not even notice the dates. If you ever have info for one of my memorials please send them to me.
Added by Lori Ellen Martina on Jan 21, 2014 2:29 PM
Lori Ellen Martina
Lynn Jo Sahmittler
Thank you for the info. I think I have it right now.
Added by Lori Ellen Martina on Jan 21, 2014 4:52 AM
Debbie J
RE: Perkins Memorials
Did you search Bracken Co or just Brooksville K of P? If you searched Bracken Co, they would have come up. Thank you for your consideration.
Added by Debbie J on Aug 13, 2013 10:37 AM
KEW
James Harold Marsh
I am not related but when I was a child (born in Frankfort IN) Jim's sister, Virdie Marsh Myers babysat for me & my brother for years. She lived right down the street from us. I noticed you were a Perkins. My dad married Margaret Perkins who had been married to Tom Perkins in Frankfort. They had 4 kids who were my step-siblings. Are you from there by any chance?

Kathy/KEW
Added by KEW on Jul 10, 2013 4:52 PM
JP Smith
RE: Obit for Doris Perkins...
Dude, you haven't got a thing to hang your head about. It is great to see how much you have done and helped other people already. Most people don't have that awareness until late in life when most of their contacts have passed. Have a super summer! JP
Added by JP Smith on Jul 09, 2013 11:21 AM
JP Smith
Obit for Doris Perkins...
Finally got the obituary loaded on Find A Grave. Darling picture of Doris. I have a few Beesons in my file... may be related. All the best, JP in AZ.
Added by JP Smith on Jun 23, 2013 6:32 PM
Lori Ellen Martina
Adeline Groff
It just added a stone to her memorial in Oak Grove.
Added by Lori Ellen Martina on May 16, 2013 3:03 PM
junebug
Linking in text, instead of findAgrave links
Ok, been WAY too long since I did this...
I'll try one more time... otherwise, I'll email you.
PLEASE forgive multiple long messages
juenbug
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etc....

Having said all that (and probably more that you needed to know).
All you need to do is, within your bio, literally place the following with the exception of the CAPITALIZED_PLACES:

< a href="http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=FINDAGRAVE_MEMORIAL_NUMBER" > FINDAGRAVE_MEMORIAL_NAME < /a >

You MUST type this is exactly as it is written, except where it says:

FINDAGRAVE_MEMORIAL_NUMBER put instead, 91349820
FINDAGRAVE_MEMORIAL_NAME put instead, Thomas Perkins
< put instead <
> put instead >
& put instead &

Then it would look almost like (remember the symbols too, which I can't do here):

< a href="http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=91349820" > Thomas Perkins < /a >

Which would produce:

Thomas Perkins

....

etc

Added by junebug on Mar 03, 2013 1:13 PM
junebug
Linking in text, instead of findAgrave links
Lol, forgot it wouldn't show you...
sorry, I was so use to doing this that
I forgot to tell it to SHOW you the code
and not PERFORM the code

Here's the long message one more time, properly...
Again, sorry about that

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Hello,

I was on a page to check about something with the contributor known as "Lysa" and happened to see your question to her about linking (as she'd done) that was in the bio section and not a "real" findAgrave link.

Just in case she never replied... I wanted to tell you that its called (or years ago it was called) embedded HTML (hyper-text markup language). It is a software language that computers understand (that is, they can parse or take apart) to achieve various graphic images and the like. If you've ever worked with a word processor (like Microsoft Word), it simply takes the human commands you learn to enter and puts out similar commands.

Having said all that (and probably more that you needed to know).
All you need to do is, within your bio, literally place the following with the exception of the CAPITALIZED_PLACES:

FINDAGRAVE_MEMORIAL_NAME

You MUST type this is exactly as it is written, except where it says:

FINDAGRAVE_MEMORIAL_NUMBER put instead, 91349820
FINDAGRAVE_MEMORIAL_NAME put instead, Thomas Perkins

Then it would look like:

Thomas Perkins

Which would produce:

Thomas Perkins

Each time you can, replace the number and the name and it'll work.
Now computers can't think, so make sure you include each and
every . and " and etc

Lol.
Hope that helps.
junebug

Added by junebug on Mar 03, 2013 1:06 PM
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