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Jeff Schneider (#47477175)
 member for 3 years, 8 months, 17 days
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   The photos and information I've found here helped me add over 100 names to my family tree. I hope to make similar contributions which may help others in their own quests, as so many others have helped me.

  I am, unfortunately, done with Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hanover, PA. The memorial collectors have won, courtesy of the new photo upload and transcription tool.
  I refuse to waste entire days transcribing information from every stone in an entire section, some of them barely legible, then researching the family relationships just to have someone else breeze through it in an hour then create hundreds upon hundreds of bare bones "memorials" with no burial location information, no family links, no inscription information and no additional information of any kind, all while ignoring those graves with stones that can't be read from the photos they hurriedly took.
  Almost 4,000 of these junk memorials have been created in 3 months, just from this cemetery. They are people, with family who may want to know a little something about them, they are not numbers. If this is what findagrave is becoming, count me out.

Read these:
  Adding Obituaries to Memorials
  Photo Submission General Rules

My memorials:
   I do not scour the internet for obituaries 24/7 nor do I pore over historical records looking for names to add to my "collection". Quality trumps quantity.
   The overwhelming majority of my memorials are created from information I interpret to the best of my ability from grave markers. Yes, I visit the grave site, in person. I often spend time researching how people in the same plot were related. However, I will err, if you spot an error let me know the what and why so I can correct it.

A word about photos:
   I require the simple courtesy of attribution (for example, "Photo by Jeff Schneider" and a link to the F-A-G memorial page) when using my photos. I do send DMCA takedown orders forcing sites to remove unattributed photos.
   Attribute it or lose it.
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Contributions to
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 • 1,039 Memorials Added
 • 1,046 Memorials Managed
 • 5 Memorials/Week
 • 2,216 Photos
 • 7 Photo Requests
 • 343 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 2 Virtual Flowers
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M. Aumen
Oscar and Alverta Baughman
Thank you for the headstone photo of Alverta C. (Smith) Baughman and for her husband, Oscar.
Added by M. Aumen on Dec 05, 2014 4:31 PM
M. Aumen
Ethel Lorraine Aumen
Wanted to express my appreciation as I just saw that you created a memorial for Ethel Lorraine Aumen about a month back. Thank you!
Added by M. Aumen on Dec 01, 2014 1:02 PM
Peter and Susan Stine

Thank you so much for acquiring the Head stone photo of Peter and Susan Stine.

Added by Anna on Nov 28, 2014 6:23 PM
Dennis Brandt
Wiliam Buckmaster photo
Thank you!
Added by Dennis Brandt on Nov 27, 2014 5:29 AM
As always, Jeff, thanks for the pictures! Kit
Added by Kit on Nov 25, 2014 6:47 AM
Debbie Hartman
Floyd Hilbert
Thanks for the photos...greatly appreciated and they are very clear. Debbie Hartman
Added by Debbie Hartman on Nov 12, 2014 4:20 AM
Laura Kessler Hershey
RE: Glenn Reese Memorial
You're Welcome!! :) Laura
Added by Laura Kessler Hershey on Nov 08, 2014 10:39 AM
Kevin Titus
RE: Brown photos at Broad Run Baptist
You are welcome. If you would like I could transfer them to you.
Added by Kevin Titus on Nov 06, 2014 7:43 PM
James Cope
RE: Susie W Merritt Dyer
No. I do not.
Added by James Cope on Nov 01, 2014 2:26 PM
M. Aumen
Sr. M. Antoinette Smith
I located an obituary for Sr. Mary Antoinette Smith who passed at St. Joseph's Convent, McSherrystown. The names of her parents are listed in the notice, as well as an exact date of death. The age approximates her birth around my supplied date, obtained from the Conewago Chapel baptismal records with her birth name of Rose Mary.

A copy of the obituary has been posted to the page as documentation of parents and death date, which can be removed upon your request.

Thank you for your assistance, I appreciate your desire for accuracy.
Added by M. Aumen on Oct 06, 2014 11:53 AM
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