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priscilla ross-fox (#46605584)
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Bio Photo I found this post on Facebook about photographing headstones. I can't remember how to make it a hyperlink but it may be copied and pasted into your web browser I think:¬if_t=group_comment_reply

When requesting a transfer pleas include your ID#. It makes it easier for us to transfer memorials.

If you have messages turned off I can't respond to you easily and very sorry but from here on I'm going to ignore them if you don't have messages turned on so I can respond.

Also want to state here: DO NOT clean tombstones please. What I mean is it's OK to remove weeds growing over the top or fallen leaves but please don't do anything else.

I'm sorry that I am very slow in responding to requests.
I had open heart surgery on March 12,2013 and am now in heart failure. I am able to add some additional information as my time permits.
Some of you may not know but you can add photos to any memorial on Find A Grave.

My profile picture was done by me from an old black and white photo of my great grandmother.
I don't take other people's photos without their consent so please do not take my photos without permission & giving me credit for each photograph used. In case you didn't know, every photo taken is protected by copyright.
I don't mind anyone using these tombstone photos for their own research but do not submit to other genealogy web sites or in any printed material. Do not save to disk to give or to sell to anyone else.
Just because you might leave keys in your car does not give me the right to steal it!

Very Important Information: Refer to Find A Grave FAQ regarding the use of any photo on Find A Grave.
*All* photos submitted to Find A Grave are copyrighted by the photographer so please respect the work of every volunteer who shares their time, effort and work product on this site. Most of the photos I have contributed to Find A Grave do not contain a copyright statement that does not mean they are NOT copyrighted. A very good article is here. Please read:
Copyright Fundamentals for Genealogists.
From the above site:

"Created after December 31, 1977
Copyright starts as soon as the work is fixed in some tangible form. The term of the copyright is life of the author plus 70 years, whether the work is published or not."

Original bios are also copyrighted to the author and republishing them on other websites, without the author's permission, constitutes infringement.

Facts are not copyrighted such as census information as they are in the public domain.

I want to give credit to any person for additional information given to me for a memorial if you tell me who you are!
I have lived in or around Lake Co., IL almost all my life.
My Pratt family came from MA & VT in the mid 1850s & settled in Wauconda, Illinois.
My Golding family came to Wauconda from England.

Many stayed here but some went to areas farther west to settle. I have a tree at Ancestry (Pratt/Webster).
I can make a connection to many, if not most, of the old settlers buried in Wauconda Cemetery. I do not wish to transfer memorials in Wauconda Cemetery to those no closer related than I am. I will add information to these memorials if asked to and give credit to the person supplying it.
My life is certainly rooted in Wauconda.

I will gladly transfer ownership of memorials I've added for persons not related to me at all...please ask!

Any memorials transferred to me will retain the previous owner's photos and hope the memorials I transfer will also retain the photos and information I have added to them.

Any person's name I've added to Oakwood Cemetery with words such as Waukegan or Waukegan Library list/listing is from their website. It has not otherwise been verified & I probably have not taken a photo of the stone.
Ann D. helps me out with a lot of the entries I make there. Thank you Ann for always being there for me. I really appreciate it.
I also want to thank those who have done some research on the folks I entered memorials for or sent obits.
My history:
As a very young child I spent many hours wandering a large cemetery near where I lived in Norwood Park, IL, even getting lost more than once. So I guess it should be no surprise that I've enjoyed taking photos of old tombstones.

Several others & myself have been doing research on our Lake Co. family connections. It's been quite an adventure & a lot of fun in spite of some frustrations & setbacks. Many thanks go to Sue C. Had she not been so diligent I'd not have found many of my ancestors.

Thanks to Kathy for contributing obits and other information to a number of the memorials I've added.

And thank you to all of you who have transferred and/or taken photos of many of my ancestors. Your work in locating these old stones is much appreciated by myself and others.
Also, when leaving me a message here it would help if you could leave a link to the grave in question...thanks a bunch from an old lady!
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Grave Recorder
RE: What happened?
It appears they have made changes and now are requiring logging in to access the forums.
Added by Grave Recorder on Jul 08, 2015 3:13 PM
L Bruns
RE: W.W. Winch
I took over maintenance of all memorials created by Stoneshooter when she became inactive. I do not know anything about this gentleman.
I wish I could be of more help.
Kind regards, LBruns
Added by L Bruns on Jul 04, 2015 11:15 PM
Dolores Davidson
Ella Seymour Livingston
No Chance she was married to someone else, she died 2 yrs before Elmer Livingston, her death certificate is now posted on Find A Grave * (his too) she died in McKean Co PA burial in Stockton NY, bad spelling on certificate but the facts are clear he is buried near HIS parents in Corry she in Chautauqua Co near hers
Added by Dolores Davidson on Jun 15, 2015 2:59 AM
Dolores Davidson
Ella Seymour Livingston
You wrote

Their suggestion:
I've seen a couple of trees with a spouse named Charles Todd. Could this be him in the same cemetery as she is?

I have no idea, their stones are similar too but I will look further, her known husband b in PA they may have divorced. I have not done much background on her , thanks for the input
Dee Davidson 46872356
Added by Dolores Davidson on Jun 15, 2015 2:41 AM
RE: Webster photo
Hi, this is one of the oldest cemeteries around with some stones going back to 1700's so not surprising the stones don't survive our harsh New England winters. This cemetery is in the middle of a field and appears to be well kept up by the town.
Added by Camps59 on May 27, 2015 6:02 PM
RE: Thank you
Priscilla, Thank you for your kind words and you're very welcome. You're quite busy as well! Thank you also for your contributions and I hope you will be okay. Take care. Loretta
Added by LBS on May 25, 2015 7:24 PM
Ted Pemberton
RE: Is this the same person? Grace Tenney
I input mine first, but in the wrong cemetery.
There is a Maple Hill Cemetery at Montour and a Maple Hill Cemetery near Gladbrook.
I deleted mine.
Thanks for the heads up.
Ted Pemberton
Added by Ted Pemberton on May 22, 2015 12:27 AM
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Alvin Radcliffe
Here is the one that is a duplicate in the wrong cemetery.

The one you have in Oakwood is correct.

Added by Grave Recorder on May 20, 2015 3:50 PM
Diane F
RE: Roznik and cleaning stones
The only thing I use is an old tooth brush. Thanks.
Added by Diane F on May 20, 2015 10:57 AM
Judson Pettus
Added by SWF on May 20, 2015 9:57 AM
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