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Stone Finders (#47130320)
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Bio Photo Please do not add Photos of obituary to the memorials I add. They should not be added as a photo. If I see them I will send them in to be removed. I will add it to the bio if you send it.I will not add family names if they have not passed. This is in the FAQ's


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When adding names it should not be a race to be number one, It should be about adding to the right cemetery and not make a lot of doubles as some do.

This is not a family tree site. If you want your family tree there are lots of sites for that.


I put a lot of time in to what I do. I take care of all I add.

The new edit system is so much faster. Please use it. I may not add all if you send it the old way.

Sorry I will not link to an unknown burial.
I will link a cremation but not from the 1800's


I transfer only family that falls in the guidelines.You can add photos and suggest corrections without having to request management. Simply having someone in your family tree is not grounds for a management transfer request.

Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your SIBLINGS, PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS,GREAT-GRANPARENTS,CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN, and GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.


I would like to know how you are family, (Like your mothers father) not just my grandfather.

I do not transfer to name collectors or Just because someone is in your family tree.

The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it.



If You use my photos on Ancestry Please give credit to Stone Finders. After all if we did not take the photo and post it you would have to get it yourself.

Burial unknown

If someone adds to the right cemetery first the unknown are sometime removed. The one that is in the right cemetery first may stay, so if I search a cemetery and do not find the name I add it. If you move you unknown I will sent them in to find a grave. I walk a lot of cemetery's and take hundreds of photos. I should not have to look for your burial unknown.






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John Agner
RE: Caleb and Betsey Rowe
The date I have is 25 July 1868. the date came, I believe, undocumented from a family tree.
Thanks again, John
Added by John Agner on Jul 27, 2014 6:33 PM
John Agner
Caleb and Betsey Rowe
Hello Stone finders

You recently recorded, with photos, two of my 2nd great grand parents, Caleb and Betsey Rowe. Memorials # 132185469 and 132185479 respectively. Thank you so very much.

Question, Do you know to I can connect my Rowe's "Find a Grave" sites to my Tree in Ancestory.com? The person at Ancestry could not help. They sent a general explanation on adding a fact but it was of no help. I also looked at "Find a Grave" FAQ's but could not find an answer.

Thanks again,

John Agner
Email jjagner@aol.com
Added by John Agner on Jul 27, 2014 3:54 PM
Bonnie Kies
Benjamin Franklin Wheeler
Memorial# 123076474 Hi its Bonnie I found a few more family members may I please use the Photo on my family Tree Ancestry? As Always will give credit for the Photo and Findagrave and the creator of the Memorial. William L Wheeler His dad Memorial# 123076324 the L is for Lyman. His Mom Mary Wheeler
nee Jordon Memorial# 123076343, I don't have Hannah and Edwin But have William Quincy Wheeler brother, Horatio Quincy Wheeler brother, James Butterfield Wheeler brother. Will have to see if I cant find some records for him having siblings Hannah and Edwin. Bonnie :)
Added by Bonnie Kies on Jul 26, 2014 5:56 PM
Elizabeth H
Townsend Family in Riverview Cemetery
Thank you so much for creating the memorials and uploading photographs for the Amos Townsend family in Norridgewock. He and Triphena are my 4th great grandparents and the information on the stones is filling in some blanks. I will be sending edits to link children to their parents and provide additional information if I can. Are you related or just live nearby?

Thanks again!
Added by Elizabeth H on Jul 24, 2014 2:05 PM
Bonnie Kies
RE: Diantha Heald Foster Corliss
Thanks my camera isn't working right now but would like to do the cemetery here in town. My sister may let me use hers if I can figure it out. LOL used to just the point and snap. Bonnie :)
Added by Bonnie Kies on Jul 21, 2014 6:23 PM
Bonnie Kies
RE: Diantha Heald Foster Corliss
Again Thanks and Thanks for getting back so quickly. Tell me does it take a certain type of camera to be able to make them enlarge on Findagrave? You know like when you click on a photo and it gets bigger. Bonnie :)
Added by Bonnie Kies on Jul 21, 2014 2:43 PM
Bonnie Kies
RE: Diantha Heald Foster Corliss
Hi sorry to bother you may I also add her husband John and son Homer as well. Giving Credit of course. Thanks Bonnie :)
Added by Bonnie Kies on Jul 21, 2014 2:26 PM
Bonnie Kies
RE: Diantha Heald Foster Corliss
Thank You Very Much. I came across a web site of some people who repair stones not sure now but I think it was called Stonehugger Yes here is the Add
http://www.stonehugger.com/ check it out. Wish I could fix all the stones. Have a Great Day. Bonnie :)
Added by Bonnie Kies on Jul 21, 2014 1:21 PM
Revae Milnes Leppanen
RE: Skillington Cemetery
Is George a Grover? I have lots and lots of data on Grovers and some allied lines.
Revae
Added by Revae Milnes Leppanen on Jul 21, 2014 10:24 AM
Revae Milnes Leppanen
RE: Skillington Cemetery
What is your mother's Grover ancestry? I descend from Elijah Grover, Elijah, Stephen Frealon and my grandmother, Grace Grover.

In 1846 - 1848 there was apparently a typhoid epidemic. Elijah Grover born 1795 who married Hadassah Bean lost all but one daughter to typhoid as well as his wife and dau in law. Do you
know where those dying of typhoid were buried. When I visited Bethel a few years ago I could not find them or any records of their deaths. A real mystery!

Revae
Added by Revae Milnes Leppanen on Jul 20, 2014 5:11 PM
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