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Rita A Bomher (#47319873)
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Bio Photo PLEASE DO NOT COPY MY PHOTOGRAPHS AND POST THEM TO ANY OTHER SITES. THIS IS A VIOLATION OF MY COPYRIGHT!

PLEASE DON'T TAKE MY PHOTO'S AND POST THEM ON ANOTHER SITE OR BOOKS THEY BELONG TO ME AND MY FAMILY AND IF I HAD WANTED THEM POSTED ON ANCESTRY COM OR ANY OTHER SITE I WOULD HAVE POSTED THEM MYSELF. THIS IS STEALING AND AGAINST THE LAW.

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Born 1959. Married, 6 children. Love history, cemetery art and gardening. I have been doing genealogy for 30+ years.

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I am a historian. I document an event for future generations. I am not a "hawk" or a "vulture". I do not get paid for this, I do not gain anything from this. I do not wish to disrupt your grieving process. I do not do this to disrespect anyone.

I believe that after 3 or 4 generations, everyone is basically forgotten. Our graves sit there deteriorating without a care. I especially feel for childless couples or infants and children, they are forgotten sooner. I love this website, because generation after generation, our future family will be able to come here, and see our graves, and with a little love and care can see our faces also. Tracing our lineage will be so much easier for future generations.

I will post obits on memorials with proper citation. I know some people feel that this info is "private" or "personal" but.... it was PUBLISHED IN THE PAPER FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE.
99% of the time this info is invaluable to genealogists. I have had cemeteries tell me they are private property and those interred there want privacy. If someone truly wants privacy, get cremated and scattered over the ocean, don't put up a huge headstone with your name, dates...... Like having a huge billboard up on a highway and you are asked not to look at it or read it........SILLY.

**Please, no drama. I report, ignore and block, rude or offensive communications.**

I also feel creating memorials for living people is disrespectful. Anyone can find names and dates to enter, but to truly do the job correctly, the names, obits, dates and links should be complete. If you add an obit, it should be as it was printed.

My paternal grandparents were Wavie (nee Rench) & Jesse Botkin. She was the first schoolteacher in Atlanta. Jesse ran the store in town. I have a 2006 copy of the cemetery records. I will try to get the transcribed into Find A Grave.

I do my best to post accurately and respectfully.

I LOVE FINDAGRAVE. I love making corrections. I want my memorials to be as complete as possible. Bring on the additional information. I am on here every day.


I am researching my genealogy, surnames: Botkin, Tonelli, Rench, Redenbo, Kuhn, Chrisman, Reeves, Crutchley, Boggs, Borror, Leach, Studebaker, Mumper, Jones, Houghtling, Terenzoni, Bartoli, Luchini, Ceci, Kieken, Gbur, Davia, Eggert, Horn, Inman, Redenbo, Winter, Spadaro, Davis, Hester, Curl, Shepperd, Maury, Sasser, Humfleet, Sprinkel, Allen, Clark, Brown, Gilbert, Read/Reed, Weber, Hauser, Davies, Dyerhin, Hainlein, Bomher, Fitzpatrick, Halper, O'Connor, Keevil, Cunningham, just to name a few.

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Messages left for Rita A Bomher (439)[Leave Message]
Pat
Clifford Ray Stone
Hi, In the bio for Clifford Stone #122645987 in Belvidere Cemetery you have that he was in World War II, he was in World War I.

Thanks,
Pat
Added by Pat on Oct 14, 2017 12:59 PM
Timothy Conroy
Lenore M Flemming
Would you please transfer the memorial you created for Lenore M Flemming # 147986649 to me? She is a relative of mine.

My member number is 48565007

Thank you in advance and thanks for posting this memorial.
Added by Timothy Conroy on Oct 12, 2017 11:42 AM
Teresa Burgess Shriver
Willard C. Wooley
I'm just reporting a little error on Willard C. Wooley's info. He was born in 1948 - not 1928.


I'm not related....don't know him.....was just looking since someone I know knows him.

Thanks.
Teresa Burgess Shriver
Added by Teresa Burgess Shriver on Sep 20, 2017 1:16 PM
Teresa Burgess Shriver
Willard C. Wooley
Added by Teresa Burgess Shriver on Sep 20, 2017 1:12 PM
Gallocomer
Mary Margaret Devine Schooler
She is my 6th gr grandmother. Have you ever found any evidence of her parents?

Julie Galloway Newcomer
(I am "Gallocomer" on Find A Grave
Added by Gallocomer on Sep 11, 2017 1:25 PM
Karen Kovarik
requests for Atlanta Cemetery; Atlanta, IL
You requested but already posted!!
Elizabeth Merriman
Matilda Alfter
Jeremy Adams
Ronald Aper
Ann Applegate

No remaining Stone for the deceased but they are listed on the Atlanta Cemetery's Interment Records:
Sophia Alexander
Leta Afflack
A. J. Afflack
Martha Allen
Margaret Alsop
Essie Altic
George Angell
Horace Angell
Mary Angell
Gwendolyn Angleton
Willie Anten

Newly added;
William Altic
Added by Karen Kovarik on Aug 14, 2017 8:36 PM
bhd
Updates
Thanks for the updating the cemetery locations.
Added by bhd on Aug 14, 2017 9:48 AM
Gary Peifer
Gladys Louise Steven (129960075)
I have found no connection between Arthur Horton Cowles & Gladys Louise Steven.
Her Social Security death records still list her name as Gladys Louise Steven.
Her name in 1984 while living in Charlottesville, VA was listed as Gladys L Steven.
Added by Gary Peifer on Aug 09, 2017 6:04 PM
Jan Therkildsen
Thanks for the transfer
Thanks for transferring Abby Botkin's memorial to me.
Added by Jan Therkildsen on Jul 30, 2017 9:02 PM
sellgen
Thank you for transfer
Thank you so much for your swift transfer of my ancestors at the Atlanta Cemetety and for taking care of their memorials all this time. sellgen
Added by sellgen on Jul 22, 2017 8:31 AM
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