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Patrick Whitney (#47054511)
 member for 8 years, 11 months, 25 days
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Bio Photo I have been interested in cemeteries and such since I was a little boy. It started waaaay back when I would visit my grandmother in Springfield, IL (I cannot count the number of times I have been to Lincoln's Tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery). Since then, I have frequented many a final resting place across many parts of the USA.

As for the transferring of memorial pages, I have no qualms about it, just as long as there is good reason or sense behind the request.
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Billy Newton
RE: Margaret Helbig
Thanks, Patrick! I think she's buried next to her infant son George. Her husband, George Helbig, remarried is supposed to be buried in another cemetery in Arlington. But the condition of those headstones are poor and you can't make out his. Any idea if she has a grave stone at Elmwood? I contacted the cemetery multiple times to ask, offering to buy one but they kept telling me they would check and wouldn't get back to me.

Added by Billy Newton on Sep 12, 2017 10:49 AM
Sheryl D Titone
Find A Grave Memorial# 93660461
Thank you so much for transferring this memorial to me. Sylvia's daughters & I are grateful.

Sheryl D. Titone
Added by Sheryl D Titone on Aug 04, 2017 11:21 PM
Alan Wayne Pleasants
Mabel Pleasants Bryan

thanks for the transfer, trying to keep all 11 of my dad's siblings together on find-a-grave
Added by Alan Wayne Pleasants on Aug 04, 2017 9:43 AM
Dwayne Sessom
LTC Aaron Forrest
No problem! He is my great, great, grand uncle.
Added by Dwayne Sessom on Aug 04, 2017 8:36 AM
Alan Wayne Pleasants
transfer request
Can you please transfer my aunt Mabel Elizabeth Pleasants Bryan "Aunt Titter" to me? Her memorial number is 67639488

My name is Alan Wayne Pleasants and my # is 49096901

This is the only sister left for me to add to my father's 11 siblings and I would appreciate you transferring her to me..


Added by Alan Wayne Pleasants on Jul 25, 2017 11:21 AM
Susan Murray
Thank You For The Transfer!
Dear Patrick,

Thank you so much for the transfers you made for FINLEY. Really appreciate that, and all you did in establishing such nice memorials for my ancestors.

Have a great Sunday, and thank you again!

Susan Murray
Added by Susan Murray on Jun 25, 2017 3:40 PM
William Tidwell
Memorial# 74531212
Thank you so much for your transcriptions!

There are some errors with the mentioned memorial 74531212. These are not errors in your transcriptions, but the information in the death certificate is wrong, which is creating confusion. The headstone is also a year off from her actual death date.

Her maiden name was Gainous, and her father was James Gainous. her mother was Polly Doyle. Her maiden name is Elizabeth Camilla Gainous, and she was born in Robertson County, TN. She first married Frank Kirby, and they lived in Logan and Simpson Counties in KY. After Frank's death in 1884, she married a Klein sometime between 1884 and 1900. In 1900, Davidson County census, she is already listed as a widow again. She then moved to Memphis with her daughter, Fanny, and her husband, Manning Hammer (they married in Sumner County). Fanny died at 19 with TB. Elizabeth continued living with her son-in-law and grandson, Milton until her death in 1917. Manning (deceased daughter's husband) was the informant on her death certificate, and entered wrong name of her father. It's possible that Polly Doyle had a relationship later with a Frank Holmes, not sure where Manning got this name...but James Gainous is her father. 100% certain.

I'm sure you already notice that death certificate indicates 3 Jul 1917 as her official death date, whereas the headstone indicated 4 Jul 1916.

Thank you!
William Tidwell
Added by William Tidwell on Jun 11, 2017 7:05 PM
Charlie Cottam
RE: transfer request
Thanks so much for the transfers.
Added by Charlie Cottam on Feb 13, 2017 8:42 AM
Charlie Cottam
transfer request
I would like you to transfer the following to me:

William Allan McVey #93000003
his spouse
Marjorie Alice Mackin McVey #92998552

William is my 2nd Great Uncle and Marjorie is my second great Aunt. My grandmother's maiden name was McVey. You consideration is appreciated.

Charlie Cottam
Added by Charlie Cottam on Feb 12, 2017 3:56 PM
Gallagher and Carrick
Hi Patrick,
Iím requesting management of the following. They are my great Aunt and Uncles. The reason being is that there were two marriages involved and I am trying to connect all the children. Would be easier for me to do the corrections than sending you a bunch. I will gladly turn them back over to you if you wish after the corrections are done.

102035389, 102035398, 102035396

Thanks For Your Time,
Added by Dave on Dec 15, 2016 10:41 AM
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