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VirginiaSholinSmallwood (#47412381)
 member for 4 years, 3 months, 27 days
DC Grave Finder
Rachel French Fugitt Brown
Hi Virginia,

I saw you wrote a note on Rachel's memorial wall. We may be related. She is also my 4x great grandmother.

Let's be in touch!


Added by DC Grave Finder on Apr 17, 2015 10:36 PM

Steve Burton
RE: Lind Headstone Photos
You are so welcome. Please let me know if there are any problems. There shouldn't be as I have successfully steered well over 100 people to their goal.

Added by Steve Burton on Apr 13, 2015 6:54 PM

Steve Burton
John and Daphne Lind photo requests
I am a volunteer like you. The owner of this cemetery promises to call the police on any Find A Grave volunteer.
You can always request again, but I promise you that the photo(s) you seek can be easily and quickly and reliably procured another way.
There has been great success with the San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society. They completed exhaustive photographing of headstones at San Luis Cemetery in the past 5 years, and they will share them with you FOR FREE.
You can email a request for a photo of the headstone(s) you are looking for, by doing the following, and they will respond promptly:
Address your email to
Put in the subject line
San Luis Cemetery Headstone photo

Give them the name and birth and death dates, or as much as you know.
Ask them to send a picture of the headstone, and tell them how you are related or what your interest is in this person.
They will appreciate that. This information may only be used in genealogical research.
They will email you within a day or two with an attached photo(s), if it exists.
I will ask that your request be removed (so others aren’t discouraged), now that you have a very reliable and quick way to achieve your goal. If there is any problem, please let me know.
As a reference here is the website for the index for all the burials and headstones at San Luis Cemetery through 2010.
Best wishes.

Added by Steve Burton on Apr 12, 2015 3:47 PM

RE: Susan (World) Smith
Thank you for your kind note. I am not a relative; just a F-A-G volunteer. There is a small group of us who keep an eye on the 4 main Long Beach cemeteries (Long Beach Muni, Sunnyside, Forest Lawn Long Beach, and All Souls). We have had a major project trying to find people and resolve cemetery location problems. As we work existing memorials, we are also monitoring new memorials.

Long Beach residents have been buried in many local cemeteries, not just in Long Beach. In addition to the above, within 10 miles are Wilmington Cemetery, Green Hills, Lincoln, Woodlawn, Rose Hills, Angeles Abbey, West Minister, and Forest Lawn Cypress. The latter two are just across the border in Orange County.

Long Beach Municipal Cemetery is very small. It is possible, but not likely that she is there in an unmarked grave. You may need to order the death certificate or find an obituary to locate her burial. It may also be helpful to determine where her husband is buried.

Added by Clay on Mar 27, 2015 11:25 AM

RE: Ruth and George Simmons photos
You're very welcome!

Added by Sharon on Mar 15, 2015 4:32 PM

P. Oliver
RE: SHOLIN photos
You are most welcome.

Added by P. Oliver on Mar 03, 2015 3:24 PM

RE: Alfta. Gävleborg, Sweden to the U.S.
Just wanted to touch bases to let you know I haven't forgotten about folks from Alfta. Off and on I've been seeing what burials and obits. I can find of folks from there. When I've had time to research them a bit more would you like me to send some your way?

Added by Sheila on Mar 01, 2015 2:46 AM

Pam R.
I suspect a lot of people who have dupes are no longer doing FindAGrave. And, some people are so set on having created the first memorial that they are inflexible. If a later memorial has links and more information and photos, then sometimes it is just easier to leave that one. I am not beyond deleting one of my newer memorials with less information and telling the creator of the newer memorial to copy my photos, etc. before I delete mine if they have links to their newer memorial:) It's just easier to do that.

Added by Pam R. on Feb 23, 2015 12:21 PM

RE: Peter Nord
Not only are home pages widened by a long web address, but memorial format can be accidently widened too. I found out because I use a line like this === to separate information in the bio. section. If anything like that is used and extends out as far as the center vertical gray lines, it will then start to widen the memorial. Now I make sure it isn't long enough to touch the center lines.

No trouble at all about Peter.
You have me curious about Alfta, Sweden now. Are you interested in everyone who came from there or have certain families in mind?

Added by Sheila on Feb 19, 2015 3:31 AM

You're welcome Virginia and thank you for trying to have the SSDI default changed. I will contact them too.

Added by Sheila on Feb 18, 2015 4:53 PM

RE: Sunset Memorial Park - Peter Nord
Oops. Seems the message I just sent you has widened your message page format, because I put in the address, so feel free to delete it when you're finished and it should go back to normal.

Added by Sheila on Feb 17, 2015 7:49 PM

Sunset Memorial Park - Peter Nord
Hi Virginia - I just saw the following message that you left last year for someone else.

"Peter Nord who died Nov. 7, 1938, and is buried in Sunset Memorial Park." You had a plot location for him, but no headstone was found.

I was thinking possibly the plot location you had for Peter Nord might be for Fern Hill Cemetery (also in Grays Harbor)? Just a guess. I discovered today headstone photos were posted to 2 memorials listed under Sunset Memorial Park, however Washington Digital Archives has the same two people listed in detail at Fern Hill Cemetery, in the same county. I'm trying to determine if the memorials are in the wrong cemetery or if the photos were mixed up or what. I didn't create any of them, so I need to contact those who did and see what they know. If you're interested in an update I can get back to you when I find out something.

Added by Sheila on Feb 17, 2015 9:36 AM

Michael Stanley Klimczak
RE: Gallarno headstone photos
You're most welcome :)

Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on Jan 28, 2015 3:10 PM

Michael Stanley Klimczak
RE: Flora Cemetery Photo Requests
Thank you very much for the kind comments. Hope 2015 treats you well.


Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on Jan 27, 2015 6:27 PM

Michael Stanley Klimczak
Flora Cemetery Photo Requests
I will fulfill your photo requests tomorrow regarding David and Bertha Gallarno at Flora Cemetery in Kirkland, Illinois. I ran out of daylight today due to fulfilling another request.


Michael K.

Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on Jan 27, 2015 3:36 PM

Larry Tally
RE: Lotta Larson photo
Hi Virginia,
You are most welcome. Thank you for making the request!
Warm Regards,
Larry Tally

Added by Larry Tally on Jan 10, 2015 7:01 PM

Dave "Tuck" Tucker
RE: Francis Joseph Goff and Elva Ruby (Nelson) Goff
You are very welcome. Glad to do it.

Take care....Dave

Added by Dave "Tuck" Tucker on Nov 30, 2014 4:57 PM

Chrissy Gebo
RE: Adaline Babcock
You're very welcome. Glad I could help.

Added by Chrissy Gebo on Oct 14, 2014 4:35 PM

carole taylor puntenney
wm. T.
Beautiful job

gosh, thank you

and your note flower is wonderful
I was going to put one on too but
dont want the flags to disappear,

Thank you and hope to
see or hear from you again


Added by carole taylor puntenney on Sep 22, 2014 7:13 PM

carole taylor puntenney
wm. T.
Hi, William is all yours to add his life, love and family... good luck with finding Mrs. Tom Peters.
you will need it i am afraid

Added by carole taylor puntenney on Sep 22, 2014 12:31 PM

carole taylor puntenney
luv it
Sherlock Cousin
Love your 2nd posting

"first mistake all year"
wish I could say that..
especially about the Wm. T Smallwood, Huh.?

Added by carole taylor puntenney on Sep 21, 2014 4:52 PM

Sherlocks Cousin
George Ludlow Edit
Boy did I read it WRONG - call it a SUPER SR MOMENT! You didn't ask for his asked for his wife. Sorry about that...first mistake I've made all year:)

Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Aug 18, 2014 8:10 PM

Sherlocks Cousin
George H. Ludlow Declined Edit
Sorry that I had to decline your edit but if you look at George's memorial and the birth years I have found, Mamie could not have been his mother. Also, he always shows that his mother was from Arkansas. Mamie Lentz World was born in KS.

Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Aug 18, 2014 8:06 PM

Frint Family
Was wondering if you are related to the Frint Family? Have information on the family of Thomas Richard Frint from Republic County, Kansas. Bill.

Added by bcmlnkne on Jun 10, 2014 1:44 PM

Arleta ♥
Ragsdale genealogy
Looking on I found Thomas Y. Ragsdale marrying Angeline E. Phillips on November 10, 1895 in Valley Springs, Boone Co., AR. In the 1900 census they are living in Brown Co., TX with two daughters, Grace & Ruth. I haven't been able to find them in any other census records, but did find them both dying in Alameda Co., CA; he on June 20, 1963 and her on April 8, 1965.

The death records give his birth date as May 17, 1876 and hers as April 28, 1872.

Maybe this Thomas Y. isn't the same as I gave you before; maybe my puzzle has been put together wrong. Anyway, hope this might help you sort something out.

Added by Arleta ♥ on Apr 29, 2014 5:05 PM


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