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Allison Ferris Pierce (#47066078)
 member for 7 years, 10 months, 2 days
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Bio Photo My objective in creating (and/or managing) a memorial is simple it is to honor the person's life, no matter how short or long a period of time that individual lived. If working with genealogy has taught me nothing else, it has taught me that life is a precious gift, not to be wasted.
If I have a memorial for someone who has recently died, and you are a family member who objects to it, let me know & I will delete the memorial.
Please send requests for additions, corrections, linking, and transfers through the system FAG provides using the "Edit" tab in the upper right-hand corner of the memorial.
The sources I post on the memorials I manage are accessible to anyone wishing to confirm them, as I use the free website www.familysearch.org for official document copies or online books for information.
~~~When you submit an addition or correction, please include the LINK to the OFFICIAL source, so that it can be confirmed. No Exceptions. Any edit must be substantiated before the edit will be made. If there is no way to contact you in order to request your source (such as you have your messages disabled and no email address), I will be forced to decline your edit. A family tree is not official; the source needs to be an official document or published book. The source name will be posted to the memorial. I am unable to accept information from ancestry.com as a substantiating source as the information on the site is not always reliable & cannot be accessed by non-members. If information cannot be substantiated, the edit request will be declined. In order to send substantiating information for your edits, use the "suggest any other correction or addition" link.~~~ Please note: I do not use birthdates or death ages from death records/certificates, as the older records are frequently wrong, in my experience.**
NOTE: From F.A.G. ADMIN concerning edits:
"You are allowed, and encouraged, to require official documentation when considering edit requests".
Unfortunately there are members who resent this desire for accuracy and send harassing, offensive messages; those messages will be forwarded immediately to F.A.G. admin.~~~
F.A.G. transfer policy: Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. State your exact relationship, please. If you are seeking transfers to "have all my family together", use the virtual cemetery option.
I'm sorry, but I don't link to unknown burials.
I am happy to post information from an obituary that will enhance the memorial in the BIO section of a memorial.
Please do NOT leave biographical information and obituaries in a virtual flower. That is what the "edit" tab is for. This is against findagrave.com policy.
****Please do not post a death certificate, obituary, or anything else in the "photo section" except for person photos or photos of the gravestone.****
FOR GRAVESTONE PHOTOS THAT I HAVE TAKEN, PLEASE BE SURE TO CLICK ON THE PHOTO & THEN CLICK A SECOND TIME & THEN A THIRD. THE PHOTO WILL ENLARGE & PROVIDE A CLOSE-UP.
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Dave Robison
Springfield Cemetery
Hello! I want to thank you for all of the edits you've submitted to help back-fill entries in the Springfield Cemetery. John O'Connor and I uploaded thousands of memorials directly from the cemetery logs of several local cemeteries, mostly no later than the 1920's or so. John is "winding down" his work and since so many of the burials in this cemetery are ancestors and collateral relatives of mine, I've taken over the task of managing that cemetery. Your data is very much appreciated!

Dave Robison
Added by Dave Robison on Aug 25, 2016 8:40 AM
Sandra Lennox
Dr Ervin Webster
Thank you for your update on memorial #92501130.
I have added the maiden name for Dr. Webster's
mother. Keep up the great work.
Sandy
Added by Sandra Lennox on Jul 05, 2016 4:57 PM
Diane's Spare Time
White
Thank you for all you do! GREAT JOB!...diane
Added by Diane's Spare Time on Jul 05, 2016 3:49 PM
rebecca
nice photo of angeline knapp Ferris
My H U G E thanks to YOU for placing a super good photo of Angeline on findagrave! she is in the knapp line from which I descend: Enos and Eliz )betsy) knapp. you are kindly thought of !
rebecca knapp miller
Added by rebecca on Apr 10, 2016 8:26 PM
Robyn Mccullough
Joseph Melvin McCullough
Thank you Allison for the angel you sent to my son. He passed away during delivery. I did hold him, but I never even heard him cry. What a day that will be when I get to see my sweet baby Joseph.
Added by Robyn Mccullough on Apr 10, 2016 4:09 AM
KSparkman
Downing Cem., Eaglesville, Photos
Thank you for your great contributions!
Added by KSparkman on Mar 28, 2016 3:21 PM
psc
Elihu Dickinson
I appreciate all the information you've provided. Thanks!
Added by psc on Jan 21, 2016 3:58 PM
JAKE
John Ruble Photo
Thanks for adding the photo to his Web page -

JAKE
Added by JAKE on Jan 09, 2016 8:27 AM
John Glassford
Christina McKenzie at Andover, MA
re: # 63269008

Thank you greatly for pointing out to me the discrepancy in birth year on this memorial as per Christina's Bio. I have updated her year of birth.

Best,
John G.
Andover, MA
Added by John Glassford on Nov 30, 2015 10:56 AM
Faye S. Sinclair
Kenneth Ussery
Thank you so much for the gravesite photos of Kenneth, and all your other help as well. I have found them all but one now. Faye
Added by Faye S. Sinclair on Jul 24, 2015 1:11 PM
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