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Erin (#47634564)
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Bio Photo "I will show you fear in a handful of dust." T.S. Eliot

We are not so much afraid of dying, as we are of no one remembering we existed at all.

We only walk this earth because of the people before us. Every name is a memory to a life, not just a branch in a tree. Sometimes all that echoes through time is a name, a date, a relationship, a headstone. But bringing those things together here is remembering the person who lived, and I am proud to be a part of this community of volunteers who spend their free time to send the message "you have not been forgotten"

Still active as of September 2014. If you have any information to add to any memorials I have created please let me know but use the EDIT- SUGGEST A CORRECTION feature. Please also use this feature when inquiring about a specific memorial, the comments section below is not helpful in directing me with a link to see what you are talking about.

PROCESSING EDITS: I know about the feature, but I don't blindly click all. Have patience, I will get to it, but I do check- I will also look for an obituary for you if its here in Oregon. So have patience, check back when you get the email, it might be worth a look.

DO YOU KNOW? Find A Grave will automatically process all untouched edits after 3 weeks. Yep. that contributor who's been ignoring your requests for years didn't just finally get with the program.

DO YOU KNOW? if you mess up a submission you can go to your own edits page, use the drop down menu to find edits you have submitted, find the edit you did and delete and redo if it hasn't been processed. Pretty Nifty if you ask me. Edits on Find A Grave are finally happening and they have fixed some of the flaws from the initial launch.

PHOTOS: I am not going to remember I took a headstone photo, let alone look for it on ancestry.com to file copyright infringement. I took the photo to help you! If you would like any of the photos I have taken for your own family tree, you are welcome to them. If its a family photo I added though, please contact me!




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Carol Rice Vigil
RE: Elizabeth Hensley
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/familydata/grpf24265.html
Added by Carol Rice Vigil on Sep 12, 2014 6:47 PM
Carol Rice Vigil
RE: Elizabeth Hensley
http://genforum.genealogy.com/livingston/messages/2739.html

This is what I found regarding Elizabeth Hensley. You are correct that she most likely would have been buried in Missouri - where a majority of my relatives are buried. This shows she was born about 1788 and died between 1830-1840 - so no longer on the census. This shows her as the daughter of Samuel and Frances Ware Livingston - which does fit in with my great great grandmother Eliza Holmes' history. Eliza Holmes Albright.

It does get very confusing. Thanks for the information.
Added by Carol Rice Vigil on Sep 12, 2014 6:01 PM
Carol Rice Vigil
RE: Elizabeth Hensley
You don't have to be rude. I'm simply trying to find my ancestors. I'm actually shocked anybody reads messages.

I know not everyone is on here. I'm actually not stupid. Thanks for your reply.
Added by Carol Rice Vigil on Sep 11, 2014 3:42 PM
Amelia Christy
james burger
yes you can use the picture on ancestry. thank you
Added by Amelia Christy on Sep 06, 2014 7:43 PM
Anita
Israel Otis
Thanks for the note on the duplicate. I've sent Amy an edit to link his wife and have deleted the duplicate...
Added by Anita on Sep 06, 2014 6:53 PM
Linda Crandall
RE: Albert Walts
I copied the survey from microfilm back in the 80s. My computer is down & I'm at the library. Will be happy to share what I have when I get a new computer. Linda
Added by Linda Crandall on Sep 04, 2014 2:51 PM
Rob
John & Jesse Walts
Feel free to use the photos for your family tree.

Rob
Added by Rob on Sep 03, 2014 6:16 PM
Kathryn Wagner
re: the Brindells
THANK YOU, THANK YOU! I was about ready to delete the memorials, as what you said made sense. I HATE duplicates and deal with a man here that has "mass uploaded" one of our biggest cemeteries. We work well together, and I fill in lots of info for him. When I am searching for relatives of the folks of the photos I uploaded, I find a duplicate memorial quite often. He has explained to me that some folks just make a memorial with "burial unknown", if it does not list a cemetery in the obit, and therefore tons of duplicates end up out there. I thought that because I had SEARCHED and SEARCHED FIRST to make sure that there wasn't a memorial already out there, that I was "good to go". Thanks for filling me in, and thank you so much for the photos. I changed Sr's name to Franklin A. and entered the correct cemetery, I HOPE. I appreciate your input and the photos. Thanks again and God bless!
Added by Kathryn Wagner on Sep 01, 2014 12:51 PM
Kathryn Wagner
re: Franklin Brindell
I'm sorry - was I not suppose to create memorials for Franklin, Sr. and Cora, when the burial spot is unknown? I am relatively new to Find A Grave and didn't realize that I shouldn't do something like that. I thought that was what the "unknown burial site" thing was for. I wanted to link the kids and hoped that someday some family member would come and either ask for the transfer or edit the memorials with the information. I found both of their death certificates in Oregon and Washington and figured that I was doing the right thing. I had no idea that it was wrong to do. Please enlighten me here. Is there a reason that you "unlinked Franklin" to his folks? I don't understand. Plus, I had no idea that Oregon "shortened" middle names, so I could not assume that Alv was Franklin, Jr.'s and Franklin, Sr.'s middle name. I will change Sr.'s to an A as well. Thank you for letting me know this information, and again, I am sorry, if I've done something incorrect with adding a memorial with "burial unknown". I looked and looked and looked for memorials for both of them and could not find anything close. I thought that it was the best thing to do. God bless.
Added by Kathryn Wagner on Sep 01, 2014 7:21 AM
Margo Reasner
RE: Carrie Helke obituary
Thank you for putting the obit in the bio section and for adding the information to the memorial. -Margo-
Added by Margo Reasner on Aug 28, 2014 7:35 PM
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