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George DeKay (#47945128)
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I am interested in preserving information and in providing stone photos where possible. I am flexible and like it when others are the same, particularly in adding requested information and also in linking to family members.
My transfer rules are generous if the memorials are outside my family members.

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SarniaKid
RE: Brick St. Cemetery
Amazing---truly amazing and fascinating. I do go to the London Room from time to time---usually to look up people in the cemetery binders. Arthur has been a great help to me---the ladies seem a bit 'edgy' so I tend to soldier on myself if they are on duty. I will certainly look up the books you mentioned and read your articles. I've done all your edits---we're all good!

Take care George!

Angie
Added by SarniaKid on Aug 30, 2016 9:44 PM
SarniaKid
RE: Griffith/Griffeth
George---I would probably leave them with the same spelling as on the headstones. You could add a note or add something brief in the bio. on the memorial stating that there is another spelling of the surname but that they are all related. If you did the slash it might affect how they come up in a search and then the confusion begins. On Eli's it says on the sheet in the photo that he was the only member of his family who used Griffeth---wonder why?

Interesting!

Good hunting!

Angie

Added by SarniaKid on Aug 30, 2016 7:00 PM
SarniaKid
RE: Griffith/Griffeth
Done, with pleasure! Take care of him for me George---I really love the oldies and especially as his photo was added it makes it more personal.

Take care!

Angie C.
Added by SarniaKid on Aug 30, 2016 6:49 PM
SarniaKid
RE: Griffith/Griffeth
Hi---why don't I transfer my memorial to you then you can do whatever you need to do to sort out the info---will that work?
Added by SarniaKid on Aug 30, 2016 4:47 PM
Karen Hanna
photo request for Ocean View
Ocean View Burial Park, owned by Diginity Memorial, is a privately owned cemetery. Dignity Memorial will not give information to a third party, you must be a relative. They feel that they could be sued for release of private information. I have the email to prove this!!!!!
If you contact their office (through email) and request their location I would take a photo for you. They would be willing to do a lookup if the request came from a family member. If you cannot figure out your connection, say you are a cousin.
Once you have the location just enter it into the memorial page and it will show on the photo request.
Thank you,
Karen

the link:

http://www.dignitymemorial.ca/en-ca/about-us/contact-us.page

then choose Other Requests
Added by Karen Hanna on Aug 30, 2016 1:06 PM
K E Hill
RE: Hill
George, thanks for your messages, it made me go back and check my sources. I have edited Mary McAdams birth place to Scotland. On both the 1851 and 1861 census Mary gives her birth place as Scotland, this also appears on the death registration of their daughter Urania Hill (Stephenson).
Hope this answers some of your queries.
Added by K E Hill on Aug 28, 2016 3:09 PM
Betty & Dan
Walter Clark @ Ross Bay Cemetery
Hi again George
There is no marker for him either; note that his mother in law, Catherine McLeod, Find A Grave # 121314112, is buried just to the right (in the photo)of Walter Clark's grave. Please see the interactive geomap at

http://vicmap.victoria.ca/SilverlightViewer/Viewer.html?Viewer=RossBay

Betty & Dan
Added by Betty & Dan on Aug 28, 2016 8:21 AM
Betty & Dan
Louisa Maylett @ Ross Bay Cemetery
Hi George
According to the cemetery records at

http://www.victoria.ca/EN/main/departments/legislative-services/archives/faqs/ross-bay-cemetery-records.html

her husband's stepson, Duncan McLeod Clark, Find A Grave # 117740057, is buried in the same plot. There are no markers for either of them.

Betty & Dan
Added by Betty & Dan on Aug 28, 2016 8:11 AM
Juanita Alton
RE: Daniel Alton
Will definitely do this with your permission as I have time. Thanks
Added by Juanita Alton on Aug 27, 2016 9:59 AM
Juanita Alton
RE: Maylett
Thanks so much for all the digging and information.
Were you aware that Isaac Cranston, Robert's older brother also married an Agnes Alton? two brothers, Jeremiah and Valentine each had daughters named Agnes. Both Agnes' married a Cranston brother. Daniel Alton, the youngest of the Alton brothers married Caroline Cranston - do not know if she was a sister of these brothers. Daniel and Caroline moved to Michigan.
Added by Juanita Alton on Aug 27, 2016 8:51 AM
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