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John C. Anderson (#47208015)
 member for 4 years, 10 months, 1 day
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Bio Photo My interest of documenting cemeteries began with a request to help on an Eagle Scout project in 2001.

Since I love creating and working with databases, digital photography and genealogy, what better combination!

I've documented many Howard Co. Indiana and Montclam Co. Michigan cemeteries with thousands of tombstone photos. My largest contributions are Arlington National Cemetery and Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.

I love Find A Grave and I especially enjoy adding photos to memorials so that family members can visit their family member's grave at anytime. However, I ask that you respect my efforts. Please, do NOT copy my photos to without giving me credit. Simply indicate "© 2001-2014 John C Anderson on Find A Grave". I'd appreciate a note letting me know you have copied them. However, do NOT post them to other Find A Grave memorials. Just let me know and I will upload them. Use for commercial purposes is not allowed under any circumstances. However, it is okay with me for you to post my photos of your friends and families headstones on Facebook as long as you link it back to the Find A Grave memorial. You may use my photos on your own personal website if non-commercial, but photo credit is again appreciated.

This love of documenting cemeteries has led to the formation of Instone Data Solutions, a company used by government agencies and others to digitize their old cemetery paper records.

I'm more than happy to make corrections and add relationship links to other memorials.

ALL REQUESTS FOR corrections, additional information, or transfers: PLEASE do so with the Suggest A Correction (SAC) link on the memorial for that person. [Most memorials will have an 'Edit' tab on the upper right side of the memorial. Click on the 'Edit' tab, then click on the 'Suggest a correction' link on the Edit page.]

PLEASE NOTE: I'm very grateful for corrections and additional information, but I'm receiving 75-100 a day and cannot reply to everyone. Please check back to ensure accuracy of memorial page updates.

Please be assured I do most updates, corrections and links (via SAC, email or message) within a day. Guidelines do suggest a member send no more than 20 per week to a single contributor but have no problem with receiving as many as needed to get the objective accomplished - which is getting memorials, and the cemeteries, as accurate and complete as humanly possible.

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R. Butoff, died 1865 Andersonville
Hi John: I'm trying to sort out some confusion regarding your Find A Grave Memorial# 51152268 for R. Butoff. I've requested a photo of the headstone but am wondering if the Andersonville records may contain an error.

There is no record in the 124th NY State Roster of 1903 (available at the state site) for a Sgt. R. Butoff of Co C. There is however, a record for a Sgt. George Butters, Co H: "BUTTERS, GEORGE.—Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 13, 1862, at Walden, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H , September 5, 1862; promoted corporal prior to April 10, 1863; sergeant, prior to May, 1864; captured in action, May 12, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House, Va.; no further record."

1860 Census finds Butters residing in Montgomery, Orange Co NY, born in Scotland. The 124th recruited in Orange Co NY, no Butoff family turns up in the census records for the county.

Is your listing from a database available online which I could check?

Thanks, Jane
PS - we've met before, you transferred my father's memorial # 49361696 at Arlington!

Added by ATJ on Sep 23, 2014 7:26 AM
Thank You
Thank you for transferring the members of my family at Crown Hill. You've done an amazing job.
Added by rqrobinson on Sep 22, 2014 11:48 PM
John Donne
Richard and LUcy Crisp
John, Thank you for transferring management of these memorials to me. Regards, JD
Added by John Donne on Sep 22, 2014 10:26 PM
James and Janice Reed Reaser
Ethelene E. Reed
Hi John,
Thanks so much for transferring Ethelene E. Reed Find A Grave memorial to our care. Thanks also for all you do to help in remembering our loved ones.
James and Janice Reed Reaser
Added by James and Janice Reed Rea... on Sep 22, 2014 7:42 AM
Kline family
Thank you for updating their memorial pages! Charles
Added by Charles on Sep 22, 2014 12:59 AM
Janet Knepper
Jack Uptegrove
Thank you VERY much for the transfer John!
As a Find A Grave member, I appreciate all that you do and are continuing to do.....except, you've done it thousands of times more!
You are AWESOME!
Added by Janet Knepper on Sep 21, 2014 9:56 PM
James and Janice Reed Reaser
Ethelene E. Reed
Hi John,
I am writing to thank you for creating the Find A Grave memorial for my wife's Aunt Ethelene Reed. We are requesting that you transfer her Find A Grave memorial #49355300 to us to take care of.
James and Janice Reed Reaser
Added by James and Janice Reed Rea... on Sep 21, 2014 1:49 PM
Diane Clobus Dean
Genaro Somavilla
Thank you very much John for this transfer!
Added by Diane Clobus Dean on Sep 21, 2014 1:34 PM
S. McDonald
Walter Whitcraft
Thank you so much for the Transfer! Appreciate it very much.
Added by S. McDonald on Sep 20, 2014 4:31 PM
Mary Schumann
Nicholas Franke and his three children
Hi John, Thank you so much for creating and transferring their memorials. It's so great to know where they are. It's nice people like you that make find-a-grave so wonderful for all of us. Thanks again, Mary
Added by Mary Schumann on Sep 16, 2014 6:24 PM
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