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Tangent (#47280236)
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Bio Photo I'm a fairly recent enthusiast of cemetery photography. I suspect becoming a site contributor and photo volunteer was inevitable.

I live in the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee. My involvement in the Society for Creative Anachronism (the "SCA") means that I travel to other states - notably Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

When possible, I now "fit in" cemetery photography sessions while away from home.

Most of the memorials I have made are for people I am not related to. They've come about from picture-taking adventures and subsequently learning that no memorial existed. When appropriate, I add photographs to existing memorials.

A good number of the memorials I manage but did not make are my family. Some were created before I came along and were kindly transferred to me by other contributors who are not related to them. Others originated from the U.S. Veterans Affairs Office and were transferred to me by Find A Grave Administration.

A couple of memorials I now manage are of non-relatives for whom I suggested rather extensive editing based on information I had gathered ... and the non-relative originator chose to transfer management to me.

If you find that one of your relatives has a memorial made by me, I'll be happy to transfer management - WITHIN the 4-generation direct relationship guidelines as given in the Find A Grave FAQ. --->> Please do specify your exact relationship in the SAC! <<---

FAQ #162 states that the 4-generation direct relationships are as follow: "This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren."

Kindly DO NOT copy my photographs for use on other websites. Yes, I ***REALLY*** DO mean: DON'T post photographs that I have taken to or to any other site.

Copyright for images posted to Find A Grave remains with the photographer, who in this case reserves the right to not permit further sharing on the Internet.
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Carla Starling
Pansy Hart
I received an email in late January asking me to attach my aunt Pansy Hart to her husband. The number supplied was 62415268. That number belongs to her brother and my uncle Louie.
Added by Carla Starling on Mar 23, 2014 8:42 AM
Diane Gravlee
RE: Howard & Nannie White graves
Thanks for your helpful suggestions. I wasn't sure how fast the current manager would make the change to include the plot info, but I will go ahead and try that first. Once I get the note it has been accepted, I'll redo the photo request and do it for all three. Your comments that some people don't see the notes is quite correct or they want the credit, so I shall follow your guidelines. Thanks.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Mar 10, 2014 6:03 PM
Diane Gravlee
Howard White Jr. too
I should have also mentioned that a son, Howard White Jr. may be buried in the same plot area as his parents. Please look for him too.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Mar 08, 2014 12:46 PM
Diane Gravlee
Howard & Nannie White graves
I have noted your comments in regard to having a plot location for burials in the Macon Memorial Park. I put in a request for Howard & Nannie White's grave marker photo last November and put the location in the "note" section because I don't manage their memorials. Are you still doing photos there? If so, they are in Section D, Lot 226. I didn't know if this is enough info to find their burial site? Diane
Added by Diane Gravlee on Mar 08, 2014 12:28 PM
John Lankford
Hi! This is one of my ancestral relatives.

Created by: Tangent
Record added: Jul 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55320128
His date of death is on death decertified (I posted) and yes, he is actually buried could not get it inscribed

Added by Tsasuyed on Feb 25, 2014 10:17 PM
Cora Dame in Cave Hill
Here is the list of Dames in Cave Hill. I suggest you call Cave Hill if you feel they have overlooked her in their database...502-451-5630

CHARLES E. DAME 06/16/1939 SECTION 22 Lot 146-SW1/2 Grave:

MR. DAVID WARWICK DAME 05/02/2001 SECTION M Lot 465- Grave:

Mrs. EDITH SKAGGS DAME 03/09/2001 SECTION M Lot 465- Grave:

MISS LINDA SUE DAME 05/02/2001 SECTION M Lot 465- Grave: o

Added by babs on Feb 03, 2014 10:20 AM
J. Edward Ross
As is stated earlier. I will not be adding a period to any initials (first or middle).

I've read the recent FAQ changes and I did NOT see the word "required," as you stated. Nor did I see the word "retroactive." I have created over 50,000 memorials and I will NOT be retroactively adding periods.

There are three very good reasons for this...

First: Normal data entry conventions for databases is to enter initials without periods because the search and display feature should add periods and formatting when appropriate. This is convention for every database I have ever worked with.

Second: I have a friend who's first and middle names are simply the letters O and V, without a period. He answers to "Oh-vee" and takes offence when someone "assumes" then adds a period to his name.

Third and most convincing to me: The dropdown menus for prefixes and suffixes do NOT include a period. Why would they expect us to use one convention and they use a different convention?

I sent an e-mail to the Find A Grave staff two weeks ago asking for clarification. They have not replied. Until I hear otherwise I will continue entering initials without a period as I have for the last 50,000 memorials and I will NOT be retroactively editing my pre-exist memorials, PERIOD.

If you feel the need to continue this conversation, I will not be offended. Also, I do value your opinion. However, if we need to continue, please send your response via e-mail. I prefer not to use the message feature provided by Find A Grave for longer conversations.


Added by J. Edward Ross on Jan 27, 2014 2:40 PM
have made request with the creator.
Added by Rob on Jan 25, 2014 12:47 PM
Charles & Cora Dame
Charles Dame is buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, not Cave Hill National. Cora is not listed in either record, but may well be buried next to Charles. If you'll correct the request I'll be glad to get the photos for you.
Added by Rob on Jan 25, 2014 12:15 PM
Centerville Cemetery
There are 2 entries for this cemetery in Centerville, Georgia--Centerville Baptist Church Cemetery and Centerville Cemetery. I have just spent some time in that cemetery today and spoke with the "guardian of the graves," Jason Leverette. The cemetery is now called First Baptist Church Cemetery (I suppose to avoid confusion with others of the same name, you could add Centerville at the end). At one time, the back side of the cemetery was a family cemetery, Bassett Cemetery; it was located next to a community cemetery called Centerville Cemetery. This was all before First Baptist Church was built, but when it was, the two cemeteries were deeded to the church and they became part of the First Baptist Church Cemetery, along with all the new graves in the front part of the cemetery. I don't know how to get the name of the cemetery corrected in Find-A-Grave--do you? Since you have done so much work on this cemetery, I thought you might be able to help. If you will let me know, I would appreciate it. Thanks. Irene (LadyG8r924)
Added by LadyG8r924 on Jan 24, 2014 5:30 PM
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