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Eric Speck (#47954289)
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All photos of graves that I have posted were taken by me and may be copied freely and posted on other websites. There is no need to credit me or identify me when they are so used and no need to request permission beforehand. I won't be annoyed if you do anyway, but it really isn't necessary for the grave photos taken by me. Most photos of persons that I have posted were not taken by me. Please check the photo caption to determine the source (most often an obituary).

The photos were taken with a Sony Cybershot camera, which takes 4896x3672 (18M-pixel) images. The original JPG files are 6-7 MB in size. I then use GIMP, an open source image processing program that can be downloaded for free from gimp.org, to rotate, crop and rescale the images. Usually I set the horizontal resolution to 1200 pixels, sometimes up to 1600 for panoramic scenes. I use a compression "quality" setting of 50 to 70, most often 60 to 65. The resulting picture files are usually 250 to 300 kB, with some up to 400 kB. Limiting the file size to that range allows snappy downloads when opening the image at full resolution.

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R Wallace
"Josephine Lipkswig"
Hi, I'm curious about the memorial you created #111501043. Do you know where you got the information for this burial? I think this is a child of two of my relatives (surname probably sloppily transcribed) and I'm interested in the source information.
Thanks!
Added by R Wallace on Oct 02, 2017 11:36 AM
Tracey Toms
Martha McCarron Doherty
Eric,
My request to attach Martha to her parents was declined because "it did not match my information." I don't know if that is you or not, but I'm going to pled my case here. Martha McCarron's marriage to James Doherty occured on 28 December 1949. That record can be found on Ancestry at this url: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/61368/TH-267-12893-7445-48/900100548?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/48831803/person/270023507304/facts/citation/840283626045/edit/record It clearly shows this was her second marriage, that she was widowed, and has the names of her parents: William T. Mashman and Georgeanna Williamson, who have a gravestone in Morris Cemetery in Phoenixville, Chester County, PA.

Tracey
Added by Tracey Toms on Sep 18, 2017 12:41 PM
HBee
John Herlihy
Dear Eric,
I see your memorial for this individual in the Catholic Mt Auburn cemetery in Watertown, MA. I am wondering if you are you a family member and if you can tell me where you found the names of John Herlihy's parents.
Thanks for photographing and posting.
Sincerely,
Pamela Shea
Added by HBee on Sep 03, 2017 6:23 PM
Anthony Ciconte
My Father
Dear Sir,

Could you please remove the posting for my Father Thomas J. Ciconte since I have put an updated one for him.

Thank You,

Anthony Ciconte
Added by Anthony Ciconte on Aug 28, 2017 10:25 PM
Mary Achterhof
Find A Grave Memorial# 109177712
I found this short notice of the death of this gentleman. Maybe you could add to the memorial. Thank you. Mary


Article appears in the Daily Arkansas Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansas, Sunday, 2 December 1888 reads...

CENTENARIANS' DEATH

Wilmington, Delaware, December 1 - john Crawford, aged 102, died today. He was a native of Ireland. A centenarian brother of the deceased lives in Philadelphia and another of 96 in Lancaster County and a sister of 98 in West Grove, Chester County.
Added by Mary Achterhof on Aug 27, 2017 5:56 PM
Monica Primus
Theresa Popitti (111584077)
Eric, thank you for taking the time to add the note to Theresa Popitti's memorial.

Monica :-)
Added by Monica Primus on Aug 08, 2017 6:59 AM
Monica Primus
Theresa Popitti (111584077)
Hello Eric. I send you an SAC, but have not heard anything from you so I presume it went to your spam box and since you show an email address I am posting it here.

Greetings,

Find A Grave contributor Monica Primus has made a suggestion to you regarding your Find A Grave memorial for Theresa Poppiti.
Link to memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=111584077
Link to contributor profile: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=47283283
Email address of contributor: nicabill@aol.com

Their suggestion:
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Hello, I found Teresa's death certificate on Ancestry.com http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=5164&h=4581311&indiv=try
W
ould you be so kind as to add a note stating the following: According to her death certificate, Teresa was born on 10 May 1924 and died on 30 Apr 1926.

Thank you for your consideration of this, Monica :-)
Added by Monica Primus on Aug 04, 2017 4:11 PM
Lily Virdell
Edith Blandy (Klemm) Harvey Taylor
Hey Eric, Thanks for leaving the bio. note on Edith B. (Klemm) Taylor's memorial and for accepting the edits I sent for her. My first cousin, Ann Virginia Vollmer married Edith's son, Morton Harvey Jr. Blessings, Lily
Added by Lily Virdell on Aug 04, 2017 10:27 AM
Corinne Ignatowski Lyons
Henry J. Kulalowski
Eric, this last name should be Kulakowski. He is the grandson of Jan "John" Kulakowski and, when he died, he was buried with him. Sorry .... just another of my "Ignatowski" family.
Added by Corinne Ignatowski Lyons on Jul 15, 2017 11:16 AM
Thomas Freund
Lewis Patrick Breen
Hello Eric,

I am research the Magee/Mcgee family. Bridget Magee married James Breen and Lewis Patrick Breen buried at Cathedral Cemetery (Grave Memorial# 108311342) Wilmington, DE would have been their son. Is the information posted on this website for the Breen family from you or do you know it's source.

Regards,
Tom Freund
Added by Thomas Freund on Jul 09, 2017 11:12 AM
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