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George DeKay (#47945128)
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Katherine White
RE: Clara in Clarence Phillmore Cemetery
It may be a slightly different photo; I'm not sure. The one I deleted is in my recycle bin with hundreds of others and I can't tell which one it is without restoring it. I had the one I posted saved in my "Clarence Fillmore" files so I (re)posted what I had.

I went by there yesterday and noted that the Clara Welch stone is the only one in that plot with no others around it. I was unable to gather more data and the dates are illegible.

Added by Katherine White on Jul 20, 2016 5:45 PM

Katherine White
RE: Clara in Clarence Phillmore Cemetery
I was able to restore the photo. Looking at it, it does appear to say Clara "daughter of ____ Welch". This would lead one to believe she was never married and probably does not belong to the Schaffer family.

Added by Katherine White on Jul 19, 2016 9:05 AM

Katherine White
RE: Clara Shafer
Since you maintain the memorial, only you can delete it or, change the last name to Welch and unconnect everyone. I can't think of what else to do.

Added by Katherine White on Jul 13, 2016 2:00 PM

Katherine White
RE: Clarence Fillmore Cemetery
Problem solved :) I deleted it.

Added by Katherine White on Jul 13, 2016 11:59 AM

RE: Meredith
Hello, George. I am not just a Meredith "connection", but a direct descendant of Sir William Collis Meredith. He was my 2nd Great Grandfather. If you refer to his F/G memorial, you can click through the Quebec line to my Father, William Ross Mills, whose memorial is linked on my Profile page (or perhaps it would be best if you were to just work back from my Dad). If you are related to the London Merediths, there is a strong likelihood that we are distant cousins. :D

Added by ohSunnyOne on Jul 11, 2016 6:41 PM

RE: Elizan 'Izza' Reeves Housman
In support of my 2xGGGM's date of birth:
London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 (viewed & saved original image)
Name: Elizan Izza Maria Reeves
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 14 Feb 1824
[Birth date: 06 Nov 1823]
Father's name: Charles Reeves
Mother's name: Elizabeth Reeves
Parish or Poor Law Union: St Andrew Holborn
Borough: City of London
Register Type: Parish Registers
[retrieved via, April 06, 2015]

And my photo of her gravestone has March 7th, 1865 [although the image is dark and the lichen makes it difficult to read], as opposed to your Edit suggestion of March 4, 1868. Thanks for catching the 20-year typo though. :)

Izza died at the age of 41 years, of a hernia

Added by ohSunnyOne on Jul 08, 2016 11:24 AM

Bowen memorials, Mount Hermon
Working again today on the Bowen family group and trying to capture all the updates you and Philip have sent me as SAC edits.

Thanks in particular for pointing out the typo in Izza's Memorial - she was my 2x Great-Grandmother, and I _should not_ have gotten that one wrong. LOL
All the best, :D / Beth

Added by ohSunnyOne on Jul 08, 2016 11:15 AM

Barb OD
William Stockdale
Thanks for photo

Added by Barb OD on Jul 05, 2016 11:34 PM

Laurie Stewart Tokarsky
Hi George,

I apologize for the delay of correcting Hildred.
I lost my husband of many many years & am still dealing with it & my jobs & taking care of our home & property. There really isn't enough time in the day.

I Thank You for pointing out again & this time you will be happy that I fixed it.

Sincerely, Laurie

Added by Laurie Stewart Tokarsky on Jul 03, 2016 7:49 AM

RE: John Archer Powell memorial
Thanks for your follow-up. Just knowing you pulled it from there is all I needed to hear. I agree that's a great source. I will go ahead and put your edits through.


Added by Christina on Jul 02, 2016 8:32 PM

RE: JOhn Archer Powell
Hi George:

I assume you are speaking to the edits sent yesterday? I currently have 253 edits I need to review so I had to scroll through pages until I could find some for John. I see one for birth and death info, and one for parents.

I do see that Manitoba Vital stats gives his DOD as March 15, 1936. However, I would appreciate your letting me know the source of his date of birth. Unfortunately I have received too many based on calculated dates or Ancestry trees.

Thanks much!


Added by Christina on Jul 02, 2016 7:39 PM

RE: Bowen
Transferred some, held on to others. Let me know if there are any I'm still custodian of, that you'd like to add bio details too. It's too hot here today to make major decisions. ;) :D

Added by ohSunnyOne on Jun 27, 2016 4:20 PM

RE: Edward and Eliza BOWEN memorial, Quebec City
Hello, George. I am _so_ delighted to hear from you!! I apologize for the delay in responding -- I've been away from F/G for a few weeks due to assisting with the census follow-up.

Thank you for all your added work on the Bowen family. I'm looking forward to seeing what you've entered for the other six children. And I'll be more than happy to adjust the photos and bios.

If you use the Edit function on either Edward's or Eliza's memorials, and choose "Suggestion a Correction", it will initiate a private email in which you can detail what you would like added to the other memorials.

OR, if you prefer, I could simply transfer those to your F/G account. My primary interest in the Bowen family is their youngest daughter, Louisa Aylmer Bowen, who was my 2xGreat-Grandfather's second wife. I'd prefer to retain her memorial (and perhaps the Judge's and his wife's), but given you are working on behalf of a direct family member, you ought to have stewardship of the other children's pages.

Looking forward to hearing from you further. :D
/ Beth

Added by ohSunnyOne on Jun 27, 2016 12:40 PM

RE: Richard Kimball
Thanks for getting back to me. I thought that maybe since my gr gr gr uncleRichard Kimball who had married a DeKay and was in his (your ancestors) wife's cemetery you might have info on your patriot. I assume you know that your line has proven to be Sons of American Revolution?

Added by Virginia on Jun 25, 2016 3:39 PM

Richard Kimball
Hello, I hope this finds you well.
I am attempting to become a member of DAR. My ancestor patriot is Richard Kimball father of the Richard who is buried in the DeKay cemetery.My line is through Aaron who is brother to the Richard buried here. Aaron also lived in Orange County NY.
I am trying to find proof that the Patriot Richard is the actual father of these sons. (another was Thomas). He died intestate and though the Mass. records on line to show him as father at the birth of these sons that doesn't prove it is our Richard Patriot.
Your ancestors did prove to the Patriot Richard and I wonder if you have any knowledge I might use for my quest.
Thank you so much.

Added by Virginia on Jun 25, 2016 2:05 PM

Paul Everitt
RE: Everitt - Farmer Cemetery, OH
I had planned to make the same request but glad you did. They were my GG Grandparents but still only need one memorial apiece. Also, thanks to your page for John I was able to find three more of his children and have sent edits to add them to yours.

Added by Paul Everitt on Jun 24, 2016 5:16 PM

Headstone Genealogist
Mount Royal Cemetery Photo Request
Mount Royal Cemetery has 165 acres. The burial plot location must be supplied so a volunteer can go take the photo.

You can get this free information by filling the form here: and in the "Desired Service" field, select "Burial Location (free)" and enter the information.

If the Genealogy page was not helpful then email your request to

The cemetery will email you the location (3-10 working days).

Have the memorial updated with the plot number.

You will have made it possible for the photo to be taken.

Added by Headstone Genealogist on Jun 17, 2016 6:07 PM

B.G. Wiehle
RE: Workman in Avondale, Stratrford
I saw William's memorial and read the bio section when I was preparing to get a photo for Jane.

At Avondale, there are actually 5 Workman family markers, in a group at the west end of Section L. I'm still prepping the other photos. For instance, the small marker in the wide photo is that of Thomas Ballantyne Workman, son of William and Jane. I like to take group photos of markers for added context.

Since there really is a cenotaph marker at Toronto with William's name on it, I suggest you create a new memorial for William's actual burial at Avondale. Since it in a different cemetery, it would not be a duplicate. You would have to decide which memorial should have the family links, and add hyperlinks in the bio section to link to William's other memorial. (I use such hyperlinks for siblings when the parents don't have memorials and to link to military burials).

I'll attach the appropriate photos when William's Avondale memorial is ready. Or, I could create the memorial and transfer to you once the basics are done. Ditto the other Workman family members. Let me know your preference. (Just adding photos is relatively quick. Getting a batch of new memorials ready to upload takes several days more: to identify all the names, add transcriptions and GPS coordinates).

Added by B.G. Wiehle on Jun 13, 2016 5:05 PM

M. Pook
RE: Rolston in Walkerton Cemetery
Thanks for your note, I have removed the two pictures. FYI there is another Rolston marker near John.s for Charles Rolston, John Rolston and Mary Creamer, wife of Charles. If this is of interest to you let me know and I'll take a picture. I am just getting the hang of posting the photos.

Added by M. Pook on Jun 10, 2016 5:29 PM

RE: Coulson in Mt. Pleasant, London
Absolutely a pleasure to transfer your family to you! I didn't see your message until today as I haven't been on Find A Grave much lately. Now the weather is good I can start taking pics again and adding memorials.

Take care,

Angie C.

Added by SarniaKid on Jun 08, 2016 10:28 PM


With the greatest of pleasure---take care of them for me!

Angie C.

Added by SarniaKid on Jun 08, 2016 7:19 PM

Dead Ringer
RE: Lena Bowen Cagnetta's F.A.G. memorial

I did receive your e-mail. Yes, I did say that I would add the information and I do for *EVERY SINGLE* edit I receive. I take great honor in creating and maintaining all of the memorials in my care.

I work 12 - 14 hours per day and would have gotten to the edit over the weekend, but I took away the very little time I have from my family on a daily basis now to get the information added.

We are all volunteers, and seven days is not a long time to wait to have edits done.

Also, your statement of "I would like you to remove the brief info in her current bio" will not be done, as this is how I honor *ALL* of the people I create memorials for. You never know who you may be helping by saving them time in doing that research for them.

Thank you for the additional information and I hope it helps all of your family historians.

Added by Dead Ringer on Jun 02, 2016 3:28 PM

Renato Zoppelli
San Remo Cemetery
Hello George,
the cemetery which is named "San Remo Cemetery" on Find a Grave, is actually called "Cimitero Monumentale della Foce". It is not an "English cemetery", because it has about 2/3 Italian interments; also, it is not a Protestant cemetery, because Catholics, Protestants, and Jews, are buried there. Nor is there any part of the cemetery exclusively reserved to the English. Still, it might have been called an "English Cemetery" back then, because English and other foreign tourists outnumbered locals during some periods of San Remo’s history. It was opened in 1883 and is still operating to this day, although terrestrial burials ended around World War II. At that time, the town opened a new cemetery outside the city. Though it seemed to me, that some plots have been cleared, the historical cemetery is still in a good state. You might well find Cesare Cagnetta there. The problem is, that taking photographs on a cemetery is not generally accepted in Italy, it can get you into troubles actually, so I only permitted myself to document foreign names, no Italian names. An estimate 200 British names remain also undocumented in San Remo. The civilian "Bordighera British Cemetery" is almost completely documented until around 1950, with the exception of a few illegible inscriptions. If you would like to send the photographs to, I might be able to tell you, if they depict the old town cemetery of San Remo.

Added by Renato Zoppelli on May 23, 2016 6:46 PM

Dale Churchill
RE: Elmwood Twp. Cemetery
Elmwood Cemetery and Hillside Cemetery are two separate cemeteries about 7 miles apart. Both are operated by Elmwood Township. I remember finding the family stone with his name on it. Hers was not so you could be right about her passing on much later then he did. It could be the heirs did not have her name engraved.

Added by Dale Churchill on May 08, 2016 7:17 PM

RE: William Schram
Hi George

Sorry about that, I loaded the same picture 2x. Hope this is better! lol


Added by Bocephus on Apr 28, 2016 1:39 PM


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