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Wendy M. (#46971886)
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Bio Photo *I ask that you do not copy any of my photos WITHOUT MY CONSENT or WITHOUT GIVING ME PROPER CREDIT. Too many times my photos have been "lifted" from either at F.A.G. or at Ancestry.com where they have been reposted to a foreign website and in order to view them, one must pay a fee. Additionally, I have come across many of my photos on other genealogy websites with no mention of a credit.

While I will let most people copy a photo if it is to be used for genealogy purposes, I strictly prohibit people using any of my photos for monetary gain. All I ask is that you give me credit for any photos you would like to copy.

Regarding transfers of memorials - I will be happy to transfer a memorial if the person is not related to me or an ancestor of mine. Transfers should be within the F.A.G. guidelines, i.e., NO BULK SURNAME REQUESTS and only for direct relatives within four generations (siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren).

As per F.A.G. guidelines, transfers for non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc.) are not required to be transferred.

With that being said, I have to say that I inherited my interest in "root-digging" from my Dad, who has always been fascinated with history and genealogy.

I like the connection it gives me to the past and it lets me leave something behind for future generations.

While I strive to be as accurate as possible, sometimes human error can occur. If there are any corrections to be made, don't hesitate to let me know.

Thank you.
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priscilla ross-fox
somebody is ticked
She tried to tell me she didn't take any of our photos and upload them elsewhere...right. I got a very nasty e-mail from her.
Added by priscilla ross-fox on Aug 03, 2014 2:31 AM
priscilla ross-fox
e-mail msg received
I had a nice response from that site owner. She is going to contact the gal who did this...kind of wish I had not sent her an e-mail already but I didn't say anything nasty so should be OK.
Did you have time to look around that Illinois site? I found it by accident...lol I think she is doing a nice job with it.
Added by priscilla ross-fox on Aug 01, 2014 10:50 AM
priscilla ross-fox
RE: stealing pics
Wendy, I sent her an e-mail. I don't think she understands what she has done is illegal. I'm in the "b" section on both sites but my guess is she didn't take many photos of her own.
Added by priscilla ross-fox on Aug 01, 2014 10:04 AM
priscilla ross-fox
stealing pics
Here we go again...take a look:
http://www.illinoisancestors.org/cemphotos/v/lake/wauconda/33480365_129112783143.jpg.html
Added by priscilla ross-fox on Jul 31, 2014 6:18 PM
Michael Wiest
John G. Golden family
according to the 1880 census same family so John was married before Lousia to an Emeline Clump

Marriage record:
John G. Golden
Spouse's Name: Louisa Sower
Event Date: 20 Jun 1860
Event Place: Waukegan, Lake, Illinois
Added by Michael Wiest on Jul 15, 2014 7:41 PM
Michael Wiest
RE: John Garfield Golden
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26173009 Is Alice's site maybe It's totally different they have John George Golden as father
Added by Michael Wiest on Jul 15, 2014 7:21 PM
Michael Wiest
RE: John Garfield Golden
Name: George F. Golden
Event Date: 24 Nov 1936
Event Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender: Male
Age: 77
Birth Year (Estimated): 1859
Birth Date: 31 Jul 1859
Birthplace: Diamond Lake, IL
Father's Name: John Golden
Father's Birthplace: Diamond Lake, IL
Mother's Name: Lauise Clumps
Mother's Birthplace: Wilenberg, Germany
Occupation: Janitor
Residence Place: Chicago, Cook, IL
Spouse's Name: Helen Bertram
Burial Date: 27 Nov 1936
Burial Place: River Grove, Cook, IL
Cemetery: Elmwood


George's death different family maybe?

and Alice's marriage record

Name: William B. Schaeffer
Age: 24
Birth Year (Estimated): 1853
Birth Date: 1853
Birthplace: Long Grove, Lake Co., Il.
Spouse's Name: Alice Golden
Spouse's Age: 20
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1857
Spouse's Birth Date: 1857
Spouse's Birthplace: Diamond Lake, Lake Co., Il.
License Type: Marriage
Event Date: 29 Nov 1877
Event Place: Barrington, Cook Co., Illinois

Alice died before 1900 census
Added by Michael Wiest on Jul 15, 2014 7:16 PM
Michael Wiest
RE: John Garfield Golden
They where living with Heinrich 'Henry' Johann Hildebrandt Sr. 1826 - 1902 family in the 1860 census they must been married before 1860 like 1857 had a daughter named Alice age 2 and George F. Golden as infant... there was also a John Kieser born about 1806 and a Hannah Gruber born abt. 1849 age 11 living with them
Added by Michael Wiest on Jul 15, 2014 10:49 AM
Michael Wiest
John Garfield Golden
Are you related to this person my 4th great grandfather Heinrich 'Henry' Johann Hildebrandt Sr. 1826 -1902 was the head of household John his wife and two children were living with in in the 1860 census just trying find a connect why they were living there with him in The Town Of Ela, Lake, Illinois, United States my e-mail is: Michael_w55313@yahoo.com
Added by Michael Wiest on Jul 14, 2014 3:37 PM
Linda Karlson
Emma Opfer Clausing
Never mind I found more information on your post for Arthur Causing 1899-1936. Duh.

Sorry for the inconvenience!
Added by Linda Karlson on Jul 05, 2014 7:33 PM
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