|Marc Doty (#46843703)|
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Transfers: I will transfer ownership to direct descendants within four generations - the same as Find A Grave guidelines. Otherwise, I'm happy to add to memorials and make links, just click on the "Edit" tab on the top right of the memorial, then click on "Suggest a correction or provide additional information". Be sure to give me the other person's ID number when requesting links.|
One line of my ancestors (CROSE) lived in Tippecanoe Co., IN in the 1820s. Some of their cousins lived in the next county to the south, Boone, and some south of that in Hendricks Co. I live in northern Hendricks Co., and am taking photos mostly in Boone and Hendricks, including the older, more difficult to read stones. Hopefully, these photographs will be around longer than the headstones. Many are on the verge of not being readable - even with the sun at a good angle and using tricks to bring out the text.
Since I've been doing genealogy research for a number of years, I can see a real benefit in seeing headstones, rather than relying on a transcription. To me, the important thing is to be able to read the inscription (names & dates, child of ...), but not really the verse below it. It's also important to know who is buried next to whom. I'll mention that if I notice a connection.
Cemeteries that are completed - meaning that I photographed everything and have posted all that was readable. Other transcriptions may have more names.
Beck - Bethel - Browns Wonder - Jones
Lowry -Macedonia - Mintonye - Mt Union
Mt. Zion - North Branch - Oak Hill (Sect 1-28, 34N & 34S) - Pleasant Hill (Indy)
Pleasant View (Dover) - Poplar Grove - Prebster - Old Union Church - Robison -
St. Malachy West - Salem - Sparks - Taylor - Trotter (I can only find 33 of the 64 markers) - Weaver - Zionsville
I currently use a 10M Canon Powershot camera which will take pictures at 3648 x 2736 pixels. Normally I reset the resolution to 2272 x 1704 and then on the computer, especially with worn headstones, I turn up the contrast 20-30%, and lower the brightness 5-10% and keep the compression at 98 to 99%. When I started posting for Find a Grave the file size limit was 250 KB, then 350, 500, 750, 2000 and now 3000 KB. I use photo editing software that I downloaded for free - it's much better than what Canon or Olympus gives you with their camera. With Photoscape I know the file size before I save the file.
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|Steven Smith||John W and Ethel Doty|
Marc, I probably asked you before about Louwana Doty Perry, but what connection do you have to John W and Ethel?
|Robert Kellems||Alan C. McKinney|
Before I created the memorial for Alan, I checked and there was no other memorial in find a grave for him.
Alan was a friend of mine as well as a school mate and I have know his family, mother, father, grandfather and grand mother all my life.
We both grew up in the same little town.
PS: I only create memorials for people that are related to me or people that I knew personnaly. Look at how long I have been a member of find a grave and the number of memorials I have created as compared to how many the other person has created.
|Beverly Smith Leach||Mary "Polly" Cunningham|
Thank you Marc, one more time.
Info and links added...
Added by Bob on Dec 11, 2013 6:04 AM
I apologize for the multiple SAC for Claude Lucas. I promise that I only hit the button once. F.G must have wigged out a bit.~Honor.
Added by Honor on Dec 09, 2013 9:23 PM
In Old thorntown I am related to you My Father was John David Haun My grandfather was John Howard Haun and my great grandfather was Roy Gardner Haun.
|JoAnn Barber Clupper||John Proebster|
Marc, thank you for the detailed notes you placed on the memorial for John Proebster. It looks like my family tree is branching in his direction and your information is therefore invaluable to me.
|Jon Q||Transfer 74844800|
Would you mind transferring my aunts gave over to me, #74844800. I created one of my own not noticing yours.
Added by Jon Q on Dec 04, 2013 1:48 PM
|Gwen||RE: Photo permission|
Thanks very much. I appreciate your willingness to share! Gwen
Added by Gwen on Dec 02, 2013 11:06 AM
|Tami Olds||Melissa Sue Burton 99301573|
Please transfer ownership of this entry to me. I am Melissa's Aunt and would like to maintain. Thanks, Tami
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