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Russ Dodge (#309)
 member for 15 years, 10 months, 24 days
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Bio Photo Senior Find A Grave Curator and Administrator.

Check out my Bio on the Find A Grave Main Page here, under "Who Is Behind Find A Grave".

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Lifelong resident of New Jersey until July 2013.
Now reside outside of Philadelphia, but will always be a "New Jerseyan" for life.
Find A Grave Contributor since 1996
Find A Grave Admin since 2002
Human Being since 1969
"Chuck Taylor's" wearer since 1979.

A majority of my contributions are Civil war-era soldiers. If you find one or any of my interments is an ancestor, I would be happy to transfer them to you.

I get a large amount of e-mails a day pertaining to Findagrave in general and my contributions in particular. If perchance I have failed to respond in a timely manner, please resend your correspondence and I will endeavor to reply.

I am also a volunteer tour guide at Philadelphia's historic Laurel Hill Cemetery, final resting place of the "Victor of Gettysburg" Major General George Gordon Meade, amongst many many others. Come visit sometime and explore some buried history.
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Ron Carter
GPS Coordinates
Hi Russ,

I couldn't find a place for this comment, so I looked to the staff.

I am A FIND A GRAVE (as "Find A Grave" HEREIN) worker and I always have my camera GPS on when I take photos. I would like to suggest that Find A Grave post in the GUIDELINES for workers that they turn on the GPS when taking photos. This would give the requester the actual GPS coordinates of the location of the photo.


Ron Carter
Added by Ron Carter on Sep 23, 2016 4:27 PM
RE: Henry Steele Commager (General)
I sent you those documents, didn't I?
Added by SandraC on Sep 23, 2016 10:46 AM
Joseph Campbell Jr #168234357
I really need your help. Its too important to me to address it to the email address given in "Help with Find A Grave". Something has happened to the original memorial for the above person, Joseph Campbell Jr, which was created by Vonnie Cantrell and transferred to me last year. The above number (168234357) is NOT the original number which Vonnie created. Somehow the memorial Vonnie created and transferred to me, a descendant of Joseph Campbell Jr, was "merged" into this one recently created in August 2016. All the information I added to Vonnie's original creation has totally disappeared except for the flower I left and the flower Vonnie left when Vonnie transferred it to me. The only way this could have been done is if someone from findagrave did the merge! I don't understand this and its making me sick. There was NO REASON for this to have been done. Please please find out for me how this happened! I desperately want to recover ownership of my ancestor's memorial that VONNIE CANTREll created and transferred to me. All the best, Lynne
Added by K&LB on Sep 19, 2016 10:37 AM
James G. Brown
Thank you so very much for the transfer. This means more to me and my family more than you ever know. God Bless!
Added by hossadeeregirl on Sep 16, 2016 2:19 PM
Can you please check?
Good Afternoon Russ,
We have been trying to contact Greyhound Club since July 2014. There are also countless others that are trying to reach them also. Please look at her profile page to see if she is active. I have been asking for James G. Brown (79670327) a Civil War Veteran who is also my Great Great Grandfather since this time also. Thank you very much. Have a great day.
Added by hossadeeregirl on Sep 16, 2016 11:43 AM
debra shannon weldon
stealing pictures
I knew when I put pictures on my find-a-grave memorials that they were likely to be copied. You insist that only pictures that I own can be put there by me and great for you, you give me credit. I love the memorials I have created and tend.
I also am a member of Ancestry. To my surprise, I just found a family tree that "ripped" off over 60 of my pictures and put them on their tree like they own them. I really resent this and did contact the person about giving me credit for those pictures. I intend to also send this information to
My question to you---What more can you do to right protect our pictures and memorials from being ripped off by unscrupulous people? Please respond, I am really angry about this.

Debra Shannon Weldon
Added by debra shannon weldon on Sep 09, 2016 12:05 PM
Dr. George Augustus Quinby
In researching my family I came across the name of Quinby which I believe is the family that owned or my great-grandfather worked for. I noticed you have a picture of the cemetery but no grave marker - is there a way to contact the contributor of the information concerning the family so I can see how my great -grandfather Andrew J Henderson came to work for him - and who his parents were.
Thank You
Added by Fayette on Sep 08, 2016 3:44 PM
Philip A. Starck
The information for this biography is not taken from primary sources. The contributor said that she obtained her information by using "Google" which is not necessarily a reliable source. The contributor also fabricated some of the information. I have been researching the Starck Family for years. I have the primary sources and the "handed down" history. At the request of the P. A. Starck descendents, please remove this biography. Thank you.
Added by interested on Sep 08, 2016 11:52 AM
Help with correction to memorial
Hello, Mr. Dodge.

I have been unable to locate what is supposed to be the "Suggest any other correction or addition" link to submit a correction to an existing memorial. Since I could not locate the link, I sent the correction to one of the other links explaining that I did not know where to submit the correction, an I received a message back stating that the information I sent could not be sent to that particular link.

The memorial is for Michael "Smitty" Smith, who was an original member of Paul Revere and the Raiders. He actually left the group in 1967, not 1957 as stated in the memorial. I realize that this is a small detail, but someone down the road might need this information.

Have a blessed evening.

Added by Janet on Sep 04, 2016 10:34 PM
Brucene Stulen Seal
Alvah A Clark
I sent you a parent link and to confirm where I got the information was the The New Jersey Law Journal Vol 36 page 29. this can be found on line at google books
Added by Brucene Stulen Seal on Aug 31, 2016 5:20 PM
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