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I volunteer at Oakwood Cemetery in Niagara Falls. I have some limited access to St. Mary's and Sacred Hearts Cemeteries, which are adjacent to Oakwood, although most of their records have been destroyed and the cemeteries are in ill repair.|
St. Joseph's, Holy Trinity and Gate of Heaven (Lewiston) are not far away and within my travel range for photo requests. I will only take photo requests that already have grave section/area info because these are HUGE cemeteries. Call the cemetery office, tell them you are from far away and ask they provide you with the info so you can send someone else to get the photo. Most places will do one or two requests for FREE. After more than a couple, however, be prepared to pay some sort of fee.
Riverdale and Accacia Park will NOT process requests for Find A Grave photographers and are particularly unfriendly about it. Call them and get the grave location and put it in your photo request. These cemeteries want to charge photographers if they go in and ask for help. For one or two requests, they MIGHT do it over the phone for YOU. Remember: your family BOUGHT plots there. They work for YOU.
Visit my Virtual Cemetery "Oakwood's River Folks" for folks who have died stunting at The Falls or in The Niagara River and then stop by and say hi to my recently departed best friend, Eilean "Ellie" Lyonhil Donan in the Virtual Cemetery, "Beloved Friends".
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|Sandy ||RE: Emma Mudge #113152025|
Emma lived in the Town of Hartland most of her life. Part of the Village of Middleport is in the Town of Hartland so she may have lived in Middleport. She is not a close relative but is my ancestry.com family tree.
Added by Sandy on Mar 18, 2015 5:07 PM
|Flo B.||Marta Jankowska HT Cemetery|
I am going to send you some links. Marta is Nick Jankowski's Mother. Dyonizy is her son. So they are related. Flo
Added by Flo B. on Mar 12, 2015 2:43 PM
|LS||RE: Patronski Obit Update|
You are welcome!
Added by LS on Feb 26, 2015 5:06 PM
|Ned||Lula Mary Calladine Obenhack (138158841)|
I've sent an family links edit to identify her parents. Say "hello" from me to Peter Ames.
Added by Ned on Feb 23, 2015 6:34 AM
Tom avoid confusion--- the kinfolk in Lot 960 are Obenhack, Lula's kinfolk.
Added by Ned on Feb 21, 2015 2:43 PM
|Ned||RE: Obenhacks in Oakwood|
Thanks for clearing my edit proposals off the books. Lula and Charles are the great-grandparents of my nephew, and Lula's parents were Calladines. Their other daughter, Winifred Grauer, buried nearby in Lot 678, is my nephew's grandmother. So I was working on the Calladines of Lot 701, and their kinfolks of Lot 960 (this latter thanks to Pete Ames).
Thanks for the offer to transfer, but I do not need to own these memorials. I only want to make sure they are as complete and accurate as possible. You have kindly helped with that.
Added by Ned on Feb 21, 2015 2:39 PM
|Ned||Obenhacks in Oakwood|
I am working on the Obenhack population of Oakwood, which includes adding new memorials for Lot 960 and suggesting updates for 3 memorials that you own in Lot 701. All suggested updates are supported by various documents, so please ask let me know if you find any with which you disagree.
Added by Ned on Feb 21, 2015 5:26 AM
|Linda V. Tomaszek||Madej Family|
Thank you for the transfer.
|Dennis Brandt||Frances Cramer|
That is a sad story about the cemetery. Thanks for the effort.
|Ray ||RE: Mary Tompkins @ Oakwood|
Thank you. No, I'm not at all sure that she's there with her husband, but Mary Jane Haight-Eckert shows her buried there and Mary Jane is usually pretty thorough. The Angevine Genealogy (1977) by Clyde Angevine doesn't say where she is buried; nor does the excerpt from Tompkins Genealogy (1942) by Robert & Clara Tompkins, which is excerpted there. I appreciate your effort.
Added by Ray on Dec 30, 2014 11:32 AM
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