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Jim and Elizabeth (#47230507)
 member for 4 years, 6 months, 29 days
Vicki Martin
Margaret Elias
Jim and Elizabeth,

THANK YOU so much for the Headstone photo. It will be a great addition to my genealogy file.

Thanks again for your time and effort. It means a great deal to me.

I am so sorry for taking so long to thank you.


Added by Vicki Martin on Aug 18, 2014 8:23 PM

Harry Miller
May J Morse
You have indicated in your profile that you feel that the purpose of the findagrave site is to record a person's place of burial and not a place to "build a family tree." I can agree with that philosophy. Mary J Morse, #946471163, was buried with her first husband, George W Seymour, #946471161, as indicated on their shared gravestone. but since I cannot locate the place of burial of her second husband, so as to indicate the family link in her memorial, I ask that you indicate his name in her bio. He was Elmer Clifford Agar (1879-1961) and they married in 1917. He survived her 1936 death. Her first marriage was in 1884, with his death being in 1915. Thank you.

Added by Harry Miller on Aug 18, 2014 9:53 AM

Maggie O
RE: Augustus Potter
sorry I do not kinow on either of your questions :/

Added by Maggie O on Aug 14, 2014 7:01 PM

Dunbar Cemetery
Thank you so much for capturing photos of the headstones in Dunbar Cemetery while there are still some remnants left.

Raleigh in MI

Added by Raleigh on Aug 14, 2014 6:59 PM

Barb Shaffer
Death state for Joseph & Catherine Sly
James & Elizabeth......don't know how much it really matters but West VA was not a state until 1863 so Jos & Cath really died in Mason, VA. Sometimes you find WVA records listed under Va and sometimes not.

Added by Barb Shaffer on Aug 10, 2014 11:34 PM

William and Verneda Huffman posting
Thank-you for taking the time to find and photograph William and Verneda Huffman's headstones. All your volunteer hours are truly appreciated in helping others with family research. Thanks again!

Added by MAS on Aug 10, 2014 9:53 PM

Everett Huffman
Thanks so much for posting Everett Huffman's headstone. Much appreciated!

Added by MAS on Aug 10, 2014 9:51 PM

Clara Ann Diehl Barton
Thank you for the grave marker and plot number.

Added by Saulback on Aug 08, 2014 5:40 AM

RE: Rothfus
Thank-you for your thoughtful replies, and for the insight from your Wyoming County historical sources. I appreciate all available perspectives. The German people often named their children several names; many times in males, the first name was a family name passed down and the person referred to by a second (or third) name. It is quite possible that Ulrich Georg "could" have been George Redfoot's father's name; he also had a son named George. John Rathfoot's first child died in early childhood, he was named Georg Christian Rothfuss.

Yes, the Americanization of their names has a couple of interesting stories behind it. Rothfuss from old middle German translates literally as "Red Foot." The etymology of the name related to a person who wore shoes with a reddish hue leather. Also, family history has it that as the first generation children of the immigrants began school (speaking German) their English speaking teachers thought their name was Redfoot. I have learned also, that some families of German immigrants attempted to assimilate into American culture quickly--and Americanized or Anglicized their names.

Thank-you so much for your work; I am honored that you have taken the time in my ancestors and of all people's ancestors' stories and their memories.

Added by Patricktl on Aug 05, 2014 8:34 PM

Ginger Thrush
#66547780 edit
Thank you for removing some of the text in John Greer's bio. Your prompt response is appreciated.

Added by Ginger Thrush on Aug 02, 2014 9:34 PM

Phillip H. Pitzer
Marinda Alice Jones Jividen
Jim and Elizabeth, I believe maybe you have created a duplicate memorial. Marinda Alice Jones Jividen, my memorial # 86958005 was created Mar 19, 210, your memorial # 86958005, created Mar 18, 2012, has a very nice picture of the grave stone, which I would like for you to post to my memorial.
Regards, Phill

Added by Phillip H. Pitzer on Jul 31, 2014 1:06 PM

Marion Carney
Good evening Jim and Elizabeth. My name is Marion Carney. I'm the daughter of a one Dennis J Carney who's father was Joesph E Carney, brother was Dalton Carney Frances was my dad's aunt.

I have been searching for years for information on my grandfather Joesph Carney. I am elated to have finally found him thanks to this wonderful site.

I would love to start connecting with our family members. Please, do write me when time permits.



God Bless.

Added by Marion Carney on Jul 24, 2014 9:12 PM

Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Thank You
Thanks for the photo of Frank and Mary Brown's tombstone.

Added by Cindy Cornwell McCachern on Jul 22, 2014 5:29 AM

Frank, Emma & Millie Seymour
Jim and Elizabeth, thanks so much for not only getting Millie's headstone photo but taking the time to photograph her parents Frank and Emma. That saves me requesting them later! :-) I hadn't gotten that far and now I'm ahead of the search!!

You are appreciated!

Added by Robin on Jul 20, 2014 1:18 PM

RE: Rabbi Leport
Wow, thanks for catching that one! Never knew that would be given as a first name!

Rabbi Leport
I just wanted to let you know after I accepted a change on Rabbi that you sent, I need to change it back. His first name indeed is Rabbi. There is a WV birth record online for Rabbi Leport, son of John and Frances Leport.

Added by J W on Jul 18, 2014 11:47 AM

Gene Spider
Thaler Family Descendants
Thank you so much for all the time and effort you put into creating memorials for so many of my Thaler family aunts, uncles, and cousins. There is no way I'll ever make it to New York to do research and you saved me the trip by providing so many memorials and adding so much personal information to them. Great work!!! May God bless you and yours.

Added by Gene Spider on Jul 18, 2014 10:36 AM

Dulcie Verner Fusillo
Annis Munger Smith
Found your photo on find a grave and wish to express my appreciation for your work. Would you by any chance have a transcription of the gravestone for Annis Smith in the Maxon Cemetery, Attica, NY dod 1850? Mem'l # 57328295.

Thank you for your time and efforts.


Added by Dulcie Verner Fusillo on Jul 15, 2014 6:33 PM

Ginger Thrush
RE: Thank you for your support
Firstly, thank you for all your work in photographing Greer Cemetery! I have visited Greer all my life and am very proud of my heritage. Over the years I took many photos, some of the stones are unreadable now. As you can see I am new to Find A Grave.
My sister is Lora Yank and she does family research. I have been working on connecting family members on the site. It is rewarding and Lora and I enjoy talking about it. If one has favorite ancestors, two of mine are John Thomas & Adeline Greer. We grew up with our grandmother, Opal Greer McDermitt, in our home. She often spoke of many of those now buried in Greer Cemetery.
I welcome a dialogue with you but I know you manage many sites. If you ever want to transfer any of those buried in Greer to me I would welcome that. Did you happen to see the "Google Earth" photo of the cemetery I posted?
We would enjoy seeing you at the Greer reunion this year. Thank you again for all your work in preserving the history of Mason Co. & Greer.
Best regards,
Ginger Thrush

Added by Ginger Thrush on Jul 14, 2014 8:12 PM

Bob Fuller
Mem # 95606315
I sent an edit request to add mother and sent wrong Mem #. Should be 31081067

Added by Bob Fuller on Jul 10, 2014 7:54 PM

Dennis Allen
Electa Allen Atherton
Thanks for the headstone. Were there any Allens nearby? Just wondering...Dennis

Added by Dennis Allen on Jun 30, 2014 10:27 PM

Leona R. (Lodge) Duncan
Greetings Jim and Elizabeth!
I just realized you put pictures on Memorials for Karl Duncan, Sr. and wife Ruth & Melvin M. wife Beulah!
Forgive me for not realizing sooner!
These are my husband's Relative's and I do want to thank you so very much for taking the picture's and helping me out in this way! I've been wanting to get down that way to do some genealogy, but am finding it difficult to do!
Have a wonderful day and and a safe 4th!

Added by Leona R. (Lodge) Duncan on Jun 30, 2014 8:54 AM

Nancy (Zeise) Cloutier
Andrew & Hattie Foote
Hello, Thank you for the picture of Andrew & Hattie Foote's headstone.

Added by Nancy (Zeise) Cloutier on Jun 28, 2014 4:40 PM

Judy B
Jetta Turner
Going out on a limb here....
Hoping you might be able to help me find out the maiden name of Jetta Turner. Her grave marker is at Graham.

Thanks, Judy Turner Burdette

Added by Judy B on Jun 22, 2014 12:56 PM

Sherry Craig Retzler
Nevermind about my request for taking a picture of the other side of the headstone for my aunt, CORA MAE EDWARDS FERGUSON POLING. I see that you maintain the memorial for my Uncle Hoyt already and you already took a picture. Thx! ~Sherry Craig Retzler

Added by Sherry Craig Retzler on Jun 16, 2014 12:22 PM

Sherry Craig Retzler
Photo for Cora M. Ferguson Poling
Thank you very much for the photo you took for my Aunt Cora. If you're ever in Kirkland Memorial Gardens again, could you please take the other side of that headstone which should read JAMES "HOYT" FERGUSON? It would be most appreciated! ~Sherry Craig Retzler

Added by Sherry Craig Retzler on Jun 16, 2014 12:18 PM


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