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Russ Dodge (#309)
 member for 15 years, 7 months, 22 days
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Bio Photo Senior Find A Grave Curator and Administrator.

Check out my Bio on the Find A Grave Main Page here, under "Who Is Behind Find A Grave".

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Lifelong resident of New Jersey until July 2013.
Now reside outside of Philadelphia, but will always be a "New Jerseyan" for life.
Find A Grave Contributor since 1996
Find A Grave Admin since 2002
Human Being since 1969
"Chuck Taylor's" wearer since 1979.

A majority of my contributions are Civil war-era soldiers. If you find one or any of my interments is an ancestor, I would be happy to transfer them to you.

I get a large amount of e-mails a day pertaining to Findagrave in general and my contributions in particular. If perchance I have failed to respond in a timely manner, please resend your correspondence and I will endeavor to reply.

I am also a volunteer tour guide at Philadelphia's historic Laurel Hill Cemetery, final resting place of the "Victor of Gettysburg" Major General George Gordon Meade, amongst many many others. Come visit sometime and explore some buried history.
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 • 9,170 Memorials Added
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 • 11 Memorials/Week
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 • 2,971 Virtual Flowers
 • 96 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 2,112 Famous Bios
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Messages left for Russ Dodge (1390)[Leave Message]
Terri C
Kind of shocked-can I get someone to transfer some accounts please?
I just joined Find A Grave, I was very excited to be able to input information to my relatives...this is wonderful to think that anyone can find out a little history of this person. I am particularly happy to fill in the "unknown"s on my relates page, to connect them with wives and children. However I am very shocked at the aditude of many of the "owners" or the people who have entered the graves into the db. Maybe I don't understand how this works but I rather not deal with some of them. I have a person that has turned off their messages but "owns" all my relatives on my mother's side. When I went into her profile she or maybe he had a really nasty bio. REALLY NASTY. I am perplexed ..why would someone enter over 200,000 graves and not expect to get contacted constantly regarding changes? Since she/he is unreachable can someone move them to my account so I can manage my grandparents and great grandparents. I will add as many as I can....but I would like to have someone who loved them take care of them. I will not have 200k to handle.
I appreciate your site, it is a wonderful thing...
Terri C
Added by Terri C on Jun 24, 2016 6:13 AM
Stephenie Price-Stites
Message from JB
I got a message from JB saying he sent me an email, "JB - No response ----
I sent you an e-mail regarding Hershel Stites and got no response. If you don't want people sending you e-mails, you might want to change your settings so your e-mail address doesn't show ."

But when I go into the site I cannot look up his email, profile, or respond to the message he sent. I got nothing from him to respond to but this nasty message in F.A.G. Am I doing something wrong?
Added by Stephenie Price-Stites on Jun 20, 2016 10:24 AM
Joseph Smith
19494 Donald McKay
Add bio note:

The genealogy of Hugh McKay, 1895, Page 6, by W.K. Kean
Added by Joseph Smith on Jun 19, 2016 3:25 PM
James Beltz
james beltz (#47876775)
Will you please delete this old profile of me? I am locked out of it and cant remember my passord to my old email. The new profile I am using is what I am Using for this email. Thanks.
Added by James Beltz on Jun 16, 2016 7:17 AM
34th NJ Infantry
you may be interested in Corpl William Black of the 34th NJ Infantry. I found him today in Fernwood, and added his gravestone photo here
Added by raytracer on Jun 14, 2016 3:15 PM
Mary Summey
grave # 38538349
The person that takes care of my aunt's grave has their messages turned off. I want to make changes
and she does not respond.She goes by TwinA Can you help?
Added by Mary Summey on Jun 14, 2016 12:55 PM
Leon "Red" Ames, Warren OH
Russ: There's a mistake or typo in your biog information for LK "Red" Ames. The WSeries with Boston in 1912 went 8 games, Boston winning 4 to 3, with a tie. If you wish to add something interesting on Red, he pitched what turned out to be the final game at the South End Grounds, a 13 inning 0 to 0 tie against Brave Lefty Tyler. It was Red's longest pitching stint in any game of his career (8-11-1914).


Added by rbdixtour on Jun 12, 2016 9:27 PM
Martin Douglas Packer
Francis H.C. Crick: correction
On the centenary of his birth, please do action:

"He and James Watson* shared the 1962 Nobel Prize in Chemistry** for their discovery."

* and Maurice Wilkins

** in Physiology and Medicine, not Chemistry

Both of them are substantive errors Russ!! MDP+

+ The UK researcher for Professor Robert Olby's "Francis Crick: Hunter of Life's Secrets", published in 2009 by CSH Press, Cold Harbor, NY.
Added by Martin Douglas Packer on Jun 08, 2016 4:39 PM
Jay Rarick
15th NJ Vol. Inf.
Sorry, I must have missed your entry for Pvt. Vanderhoof. Apologies for the unnecessary message traffic.

In F, C & L,
- Jay R.
Added by Jay Rarick on Jun 08, 2016 8:49 AM
Jay Rarick
15th NJ Vol. Inf.
Please add Pvt. Peter J Vanderhoof, Co. C, 15th NJ Vol. Inf. to your virtual cemetery.

Find-A-Grave memorial # 114951752.

In Fraternity, Charity & Loyalty,

Jay A. Rarick, P.C.C.
Irish Brigade Camp No. 4
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Fredericksburg, VA
Added by Jay Rarick on Jun 08, 2016 8:46 AM
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