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Hans Hammer (#47467527)
 member for 5 years, 3 months, 5 days
L Ferree
RE: Witts
Okay, boy the records were a mess. Not only wrong section, but within the section, wrong grave #s. Ruth sent me photos of the plot diagrams so I could match up pictures to the right graves. I made memorials for those that were missing. If I usurped your intentions, let me know and I can transfer or delete. Going to be out of town for awhile and wanted to straighten this out before I left.

Added by L Ferree on Mar 31, 2015 12:12 PM

L Ferree
RE: Witts
I believe you, but I just wondered where your info is coming from, since it doesn't match what is in the books.

Added by L Ferree on Mar 31, 2015 10:34 AM

L Ferree
Well, this is terribly confusing. Using the record transcription, I don't see any Witts in Section 17 - don't even see a lot 311 in Section 17. Did you mean to write Section 7?

In Section 7, lot 311, it shows: Mrs HH (1982 - should be 1882) in #4, Charles C (1918) in #5, Infant of Robert in #1 (1864), Infant (1863) in #5, Miles Jr (1900) in #2, and infant of Claude Young (1860) in #6.

In Section 15, block 229, lot 2: William Byers, C Erwin, Fannie Owens, Mrs PD Witt, Miles F Witt, and Mrs. Mary Witt.

I am guessing that you are looking at the actual plot maps and not the transcription. The two that don't match your list are Mills/Miles (1900) and Charles C. How confident are you that the record transcription is wrong?

In Charles C's obit, Mr and Mrs Paul D Witt are mentioned (She is in Section 15). There is also a Mrs. J. D. Young - relative of the infant Young in Section 7? Also wonder if Horace Witt of the obit might be related to Mrs HH Witt in Section 7. So the families might be related.

Added by L Ferree on Mar 31, 2015 7:21 AM

Jeannie Duncan
Robert Kirby Moore and Alice Clark Moore Photo Fulfillment
Good Morning,
Thank You so Much for the GREAT Photos' that you took for me, I appreciate it so much.
Hope you have a great Day,

Added by Jeannie Duncan on Mar 30, 2015 7:36 AM

L Ferree
Memorial# 137153389 Angeline Jack
Kind of an odd question: I uploaded a photo of the tombstone that is almost identical to yours. I wanted you to look at it, because it almost looks to me as if your picture got distorted - that the stone looks shorter and squatter than it really is - like there was an editing or uploading problem. Maybe I'm imagining it. Let me know what you think. I'll delete my photo after you look, because there's no reason for two almost identical pictures.

Added by L Ferree on Mar 17, 2015 12:22 PM

Tim Cook
Lt. Charles H. Everett
Thank you very much for the photos, edits and updates in Westview Cemetery Atlanta. I appreciate your time and efforts.

Added by Tim Cook on Mar 16, 2015 8:50 AM

Melinda G.
Powell/Marshall Oakland Cemetery
Many thanks for posting your excellent photos of the headstones in the Powell/Marshall family plot, Historic Oakland Cemetery, of my 2nd great grand uncle, Charles Laurent Powell, his wife, Almedia Marshall Powell, their daughters, Mary Eugenie Powell and Ida Powell Higgins and Almedia's brother, Robert HD Marshall. Wonderful! Thanks, too, for the additional information about Robert Marshall. I have added it to his Find A Grave memorial page. I greatly appreciate your time and valuable contributions to Find A Grave.
Melinda G

Added by Melinda G. on Mar 12, 2015 2:50 PM

Karen Manasco
Belle V. Morton
Thank you again for your time doing this for me! Now I'm puzzled as to her name, don't know what the V stands for. I was always told her name was Belle Zora. More research...

Added by Karen Manasco on Mar 11, 2015 10:11 AM

Karen Manasco
Wm Douglas Morton
I want to THANK YOU so much for taking the time to make this photograph for me. Uncle Wm, his wife Belle Zora and his two sons Ulus/Ulysses A. and Wm Iler, and maybe even his daughter Verna Wilson are supposed to be buried in Atlanta. I would never have found this even if I could come out there. You made my day and I got to show my 85 yr old Mother her great-uncles marker. She said THANK YOU also.

Added by Karen Manasco on Mar 11, 2015 10:07 AM

Sarah J Jordan
Thank you for the input for Sarah J. Jordan. I have edited the memorial. :)

Added by garden8er on Mar 01, 2015 5:07 PM

Ann M. Martin
John Hammond
You sent me an edit to correct information on his parents. However I don't understand what you are wanting to be corrected? The information on D.F. & A.E. Hammond is what is already there? Please clarify and I will be happy to do it.
Thank You

Added by Ann M. Martin on Mar 01, 2015 9:43 AM

Thank you f
Hello Hans,
Thank you for providing the additional information. I apprciate it. Find a Grave works the best when we all work together. Keep up the good work.


Added by Johnny on Feb 26, 2015 8:55 AM

Lucy Cox
Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know more about Lucy's death which I've added to her page.

And also for the photo of the Cox family plot.

Added by Lemstar97 on Feb 21, 2015 5:27 PM

Scott Saternye
Saters in Oakland Cemetery
You recently posted pictures from the graves of Samuel Sater, Rachael Sater, and Lena Bernstein. I would be very interested in any other pictures from the Sater section, should you have any.
My thanks for the ones you posted and any others you might have!
Scott Saternye

Added by Scott Saternye on Feb 17, 2015 4:01 PM

P. V. Hays
Homer Thompson
Thank you so very much for obtaining the tombstone photographs of Mr. Thompson and for adding the obituary. It is truly appreciated!

Added by P. V. Hays on Feb 10, 2015 6:45 AM

Grave Whisperer
Rebie Massell May Memorial # 85098851
Hi Hans,

Here is what I found about her so far:
GA Deaths 1919-98 and JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry says she died on Aug 19, 1966 and that she was 73 years old.

Using her date of death: 20 Aug 1966 and subtract 73 years at:
It says the date of birth would have been Aug 20 1893. That is because we don't have the months/weeks/days of life to make it a bit more accurate.

I also checked these sources and listed the estimated year of birth:

1930 US census - abt 1894
SSDI - 12 Dec 1890
GA Death Index - abt 1893
NY Passenger List - abt 1894
Jewish Online Burial Index - 12 Dec 1892
1920 US Census - abt 1894
Headstone at Westview Cemetery - Dec. 12, 1892

As you can see, the SSDI is the only source that I have which agrees with the date you provided from the 1900 census. I am not trying to be difficult.

I am saying that many times over the past 30 years or so of research, I have found errors for dates of birth and death on all kinds of sources. When that happens, I try to go with the majority. Since I have seven sources that indicate that she was born closer to 1892 or 93, I feel that I should go with that for now. I will be happy to make a note on her biography that links her to you. Please, if you find any other sources that confirm or deny anything we've discussed, feel free to send it to me and we'll address this again. Thank you for your time and effort.

Added by Grave Whisperer on Feb 04, 2015 8:13 PM

Grave Whisperer
Rebie Massell May

You had submitted the date of birth for Rebie Massell May, Find A Grave Memorial # 85098851 as Dec 12, 1890. I had Dec 12, 1892. Yesterday I added a note on her bio to you about the research I did on her. Today the contributor, Phil, uploaded a headstone photo for her and she was in fact born in 1892. So I wanted to let you know why I declined your edit.

Added by Grave Whisperer on Feb 04, 2015 6:58 AM

Teresa D
Edwin Gaston Moore
Thank you for the picture.

Best Regards,
Teresa Dorey

Added by Teresa D on Jan 21, 2015 11:35 PM

Brian French
Max Van Den Corput
I hope this note finds you well. I am happy to announce that Capt. Max Van Den Corput, Commander of the Cherokee Artillery (CSA), now has a headstone. The men of Sons of Confederate Veteran Veterans, Capt. Max Van Den Corput's Battery Camp 669, Cave Soring, Ga, set a stone 17 Oct 2014. There was a dedication and memorial service for Capt. Corput held 17 Jan 2015, at Oakland Cem.

I have pictures if you are interested. Thank you.

Brian French, Adjutant
SCV Camp 669

Added by Brian French on Jan 19, 2015 10:57 AM

Gary Joines
William Warwick
Thanks Hans for creating the bios for William and Eliza Warwick one set of my gg grandparents. You did not have a death date for Eliza. My grandmother knew her and had told me she was the only grandparent she knew, and that she died when she was 17 or 18. My gm was born in 1893 so I guessed 1911, but it could have been 1910 as well.
Gary Joines

Added by Gary Joines on Dec 16, 2014 8:04 PM

VyAZ Whitaker
Jacob & Ann Levin(e)
Thank so very much
!!! I appreciate your help, I've never done Jesish Genealogy... It's a real learning experience for me... I'm lovin' it...My neighbor
will be happy for any info you can provide...
Best Rgds,
Vy in AZ

Added by VyAZ Whitaker on Nov 22, 2014 8:28 PM

VyAZ Whitaker
Jacob & Annie Levin (e)
Wow... Thanks so much!!! you did a lot of research...I can't find this Jacob death in 1906...can you Pls point me in the direction to look:
The Jacob Levin(e) I'm looking for m. Annie (nee Debovich) in Russia...Their Children were:
Harry b.1844, Russia, unknown death !
Bertha, Bertha is buried in Greenwood, as u know
Rosa, I think m. Sol Goldstein in Chicago
Fred, as you said he in Crestlawn, ?did he marry?
Herman, I have no info...

You seem to have a lot of info, Are you related?? I'm doing a FT for a Friend,the son of Burton Reiman...
If you have info for him... I'd love to hear fm
you.... I'm at
Very best regards and thank you so much for the
Vy Whitaker in AZ

Added by VyAZ Whitaker on Nov 22, 2014 5:26 PM

Thank You!
Hello! I just wanted to thank you for going to take pictures of my Love ancestors' gravesite at Oakland. It's much appreciated! I knew there was a good chance that nothing was there, but I was grateful to be able to see the burial site anyway. Thank you for providing the additional info, as well. It's very helpful! :)

Added by ARW on Nov 18, 2014 2:56 PM

VyAZ Whitaker
Jacob Levine in Oakland Cem
Thank you so very much for the photo and obit...
Your effort is greatly appreciated... do you happen to know if Annie (nee Debovich)-Levine is buried there?... she was Jacob's wife... she probably died sometime after the 1920 Census...
Thanks so much again.
Vy Whitaker

Added by VyAZ Whitaker on Nov 17, 2014 3:25 PM

C. T. Lewis
Elizabeth Griffin Paxson Swift
Many thanks for your photo of Elizabeth Griffin Paxson Swift's and her husband's family marker.

She was one of my ancestors on my mother's side. I live in Texas and aren't able to visit this cemetery.

Added by C. T. Lewis on Nov 08, 2014 9:46 PM


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