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John Sutherland (#47703806)
 member for 5 years, 9 months, 4 days
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I have done family history research (both ancestors and descendants) on my own family of Sutherland, Davidson, Corbett, and Fox. My research also takes me into that of my in-laws families including Drummond, McNulty, Tipping, Kehoe, and others. I take grave photos as a hobby.

Regarding gravestone photos, please remember that some of the older gravestones have mineral deposits or vegetation on them, and Find-a-grave volunteers are generally not in a position to clean the stones before photographing them. Cemeteries usually claim responsibility for ground maintenance, but consider gravestones to be family property, and therefore do not maintain the stones.

Older stones with mineral deposits, wear evidence, or grass or lichen growth will sometimes result in photographs in which details of the gravestones are difficult to read. If you have some specific instructions for me regarding your family's gravestone, pass the instructions along when you request the photo. I usually try to clean up minor contamination on a gravestone before taking a photograph.

If you have corrections for a memorial that I have authored, or you wish to be assigned as maintenance for the memorial, simply go to the memorial, click on the edit tab, then select "Suggest a correction or provide additional information" and ask for a transfer or enter information for a correction.

This process makes transfers and updates much easier to implement, and provides an audit history of changes. If you want a transfer, please tell me your relationship (if any) with the person whose maintenance you would like transferred. It is always helpful if you include your FAG member number.

For the record, I consider the FAG guidelines as reasonable, but not mandatory.

For copyright purposes, I grant free non-commercial use of photos I take for Find-a-Grave subscribers.
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 • 215 Memorials Added
 • 281 Memorials Managed
 • 1 Memorial/week
 • 995 Photos
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RE: Re: The Farwells
Celebrate Volunteerism.
Added by BobBoston on Oct 05, 2017 7:35 PM
RE: Re: Gray, Jackman Photos
Hi John,
That is a different headstone than the one I found.Mine is located within Newton Gray's family plot,which to me,implies a direct family connection.I guess you'll have to use some Columbo-like research skills and find out who she was.Good luck!

Added by Anonymous on Oct 04, 2017 9:46 AM
RE: Re: Gray, Jackman Photos
No dates on the stone,just the first name,sorry.

Added by Anonymous on Oct 03, 2017 7:11 PM
RE: Re: Gray, Jackman Photos
Hi John,
Well,you MAY not be quite done with the Grays.I found and photographed a stone in the same family plot simply marked "Nellie".If you find you need the photo,contact me and I will send it.

Added by Anonymous on Oct 03, 2017 6:20 PM
RE: Re: Newton Gray
Hi John,
When I went to the cemetery,I did not realize that Newton's parents were Levi and Eliza.I didn't find stones with their names on them.However-I actually DID find them-all they say on them are MOTHER and FATHER.If you want pictures of these stones I will gladly get them.

Added by Anonymous on Oct 01, 2017 5:01 PM
Jill Mann
RE: Re: Thomas J L and Elizabeth McNulty
Your welcome John, I really appreciate your message, it made me feel that my odd hobby is helpful to some people. Be well!
Added by Jill Mann on Sep 28, 2017 8:54 AM
RE: Re: Freeman, Bell grave photos
Hi John! I'm glad the photos were of help to you. I have taken LOTS of photos at Chester Cemetery in the past two weeks and am still adding them. It is a really nice cemetery with lots of old markers. I was surprised that there were so many that had not been photographed. I am wondering if the stones there have been recently cleaned, as the white ones are very white. mtucker
Added by mtucker on Aug 28, 2017 12:00 PM
Rick D
RE: Re: Sawyers, Sneadens
Hi John,

Actually I didn't notice until I was over there this afternoon to retake the pictures of sawyer I had already posted. I hated the solar glare on the rear headstone photo and i didn't have brushes with me originally to remove the organic growth on the front of the headstone. Thank you for adding memorials for all the family members on the headstone, it amazes me how often people don't bother and I feel obligated to do it before I delete the photos. It's always a pleasure to help someone out like yourself whose professional and concise with all the info needed. If you need any additional help in my area, feel free to reach out, best regards,

Added by Rick D on Aug 27, 2017 9:28 PM
Shirley Mitchell
RE: Harry Smith #57328544
Thank you for Carrie's pic too. I forgot to check her before but the notice just came in to let me know. :) Also thank you for verifying the dates with the cemetery. Flat stones in any kind of snow country never hold up well.

Added by Shirley Mitchell on Aug 17, 2017 4:50 PM
Julie Gyll...Kin...Doy💕
Fay C. Humble
Opps.. forgot in my message to include her info

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Julie Kincher Doyle
Added by Julie Gyll...Kin...Doy... on Aug 17, 2017 4:07 PM
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