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Sidney (#48067839)
 member for 3 years, 7 months, 17 days
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Bio Photo More than two decades ago my mother showed me a notebook she used when she was in high school to record some family history. I've been working on our genealogy ever since. Most of my research involves French Canadian and New England families, as well as my husband's Ohio German and Ukrainian roots.

I love the opportunity that Find A Grave offers for helping others find the missing pieces of their family "puzzles".

Santa Fe National Cemetery: Many thanks to Katrina, who has taken over as curator of the International Wargraves account. With her help I have moved almost 4000 erroneous memorials for veterans who are actually buried elsewhere, and they have merged another 1000 plus duplicates associated with the same original bad uploads. HOWEVER there are still lots of bad memorials listed for Santa Fe. Some are inadvertent duplicates, but most are deliberate errors perpetrated by volunteers who repeatedly violate Find A Grave guidelines prohibiting memorials for living spouses as well as memorials added simply because the person served in the military. If the person is not listed in the Santa Fe National section of the VA's Gravesite Locator at then they are probably NOT buried at SFNC.

Please feel free to use any photo I have taken in on-line or personal family trees. It would be nice if you would credit me for the photo.

If a memorial I have added is a family member of yours, I am happy to transfer management. I will also usually transfer out of FAG guidelines if there is a good reason. Please ask politely. I do not respond well to nastiness.

I am happy to receive edits but please do not ask me to post obituaries unless you wrote them, hold the copyright, or have explicit permission from the writer. This is against Find A Grave policies. Feel free to write a bio yourself paraphrasing the information, but I will remove references to living individuals in most cases for privacy reasons.

Please use the edit tab for corrections and transfer requests, it heads off a lot of potential problems.

PLEASE - No drama.
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Debra Mason
RE: Lena Mason
Thank you!!! I had saved a copy of the photo
Added by Debra Mason on Oct 19, 2016 2:06 PM
RE: Dr. Alexander Henry Haliday
Yes! That would be great! Thank you!
Added by Anita on Oct 17, 2016 9:10 AM
Jeffrey B Hottensen
I am the only surviving blood family member of Jeff's. He passed away suddenly only 10 months after we lost our mom. Jeff's remains were interred April 2016,and unfortunately the cemetery was not prepared for a gravesite burial, nor was his stone in place at that time, having just recently opened. So there was no closure or sense of completion at the time. I have been unable to return to FL, but intend to this April. You have given me a GREAT gift by "allowing" me to view my brother's stone at this time. A million and one thanks.
Judy Hottensen-Finneran
Added by JUDY FINNERAN on Oct 17, 2016 7:20 AM
Lois Jane
Edwin Hodel #167989464
I can't thank you enough for transferring Ed to me. I shall now endeavor to link him to his parents and other relatives.
Keep up the good work, it is very self gratifying as I have found out.
Added by Lois Jane on Oct 15, 2016 9:34 AM
Thank you for taking and posting the beautiful photos of my great aunt and uncle, Ava and Roy McCorkle!
Added by HesterBros14K on Oct 14, 2016 4:23 PM
Lois Jane
Edwin Hodel #167989464
Thank you for putting Ed's monument on findagrave. Ed was my dad, Jim's favorite nephew. They were very close growing up.
Would you kindly transfer Ed to me. I would truly appreciate it.
Added by Lois Jane on Oct 14, 2016 3:56 PM
Melody Stumpff Gonzales
thank you so much
Added by Melody Stumpff Gonzales on Oct 14, 2016 1:28 PM
Dr. Alexander Henry Haliday
Hi and thank you for all you do.If you are not related to Dr. Haliday, could you transfer to me? He is an ancestor and I would like to manage his page. Thank you, Anita Holliday Bienvenu
Added by Anita on Oct 13, 2016 10:49 PM
Donald Whipple Fox / Hushasha
John Kreider
Thank you for taking the time and effort to photgraph the headstone of John Kreider. I send you many thanks. Sincerely, Hushasha
Added by Donald Whipple Fox / Hush... on Oct 13, 2016 5:43 PM
Dominique Potier
RE: Henry J Boltz
Thanks Sidney for your help . Just been to Watch the orther memoriaa about Boltz but ... no picture ...

Thanks for any help ;-)

Added by Dominique Potier on Oct 13, 2016 5:34 AM
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