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Candy (#46915944)
 member for 8 years, 2 months, 24 days
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Bio Photo I love cemeteries! I walk my area cemeteries frequently.

Let me make this clear,
to Karen H.....
ALL of my memorials are from my own family research, death certificates (vital records) or obituaries, but most are from actually WALKING & PHOTOGRAPHING many cemeteries.
Yes, I have WALKED & PHOTOGRAPHED nearly every cemetery in several counties. I have over 400,000 photos of tombstones! If my memorial is created at the same time you also obtained cemetery records, rest assured ... it was NOT from your research! Repeat... was NOT, is NOT, and NEVER WAS from your research!
Stop with the false accusations & assumptions.
Your work is not highly sought after, and it's definately something I could go get myself if I really wanted to. I can (and do!) my own research, I don't need to use or copy yours!
I have NEVER used your personal website or transcriptions for any of my memorials. You say you find it unethical for others to steal your work ... well, I find you unethical for falsely accusing others of stealing! I don't appreciate the things you have written about several of us contributors in this area and all the FALSE assumptions!!
Also, REMEMBER other contributors send me edits DAILY to update memorials with correct names/dates, so some information is from them!
If you are so upset about others "taking" your work, then I highly suggest you take "your work" off the internet. Your problems will then be solved. And while you are at it, take your photos off Find A Grave also... since you obviously don't want to share without having your name plastered everywhere on the photo!
And chalk?? Seriously, you chalk tombstones? For someone who says they "preserve cemeteries", you certainly are doing your part in destroying them by using colored chalk!
Just because my information matches what you have, does NOT mean it came from your useless UStombstone Archives site, a site that I have never been to!
Get over yourself.
.... Candy

Please don't add "unknown burials" unless you are going to update the memorial to a proper cemetery within 30 days. I won't add parental or spousal links to "unknown burials".

If you see a name I have added, chances are I have a photo to go with the name. Use the "Request A Photo" link.

If you have corrections and/or additions, please let me know. I work very hard to make these Champaign County, OH memorials accurate.
However, please be SIGNED IN when you request a correction or have additions and LIST YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS!!!!
If I have questions, I need to contact you....

If you are requesting a transfer of one of your direct grandparents, please be sure to include your ID# in your request!
If not your direct grandparent, I will gladly make your additions. Please try to follow the guidelines for requesting transfers, but other family will definitely be considered.

Find a Grave does not require that I search the entire Find a Grave system globally, only the individual cemeteries in which I am adding to.

Please don't purposely duplicate a memorial when you KNOW one exists but is listed as Unknown or in another cemetery. BE COURTEOUS and suggest to the contributor to edit their memorial to the correct cemetery.

Also, no need to send me info such as
"Mr & Mrs John Doe have another child, Jane Doe"
Or... "Mr Doe has a wife Jane who died XXX"
That's fine, but unless they have a memorial page, I cannot link them. Please create a page for additional spouses or children & link them, or send the contributor the link numbers. I can't link children unless I am their memorial creator.

These are the names I am currently searching. I won't transfer memorials related to anyone with the following surnames:

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Susan Hoeflich Thomas
Amelia Young
Thank you so much for taking the requested photo and for doing it so promptly!
Added by Susan Hoeflich Thomas on Sep 05, 2015 4:12 AM
deb reel
carrie and ben rafferty photo
Thank you so much for taking the photo for me, and in doing so within just a few days of my request. God Bless you.
Added by deb reel on Sep 04, 2015 12:25 AM
Darlene Boggs
Raymond Edmund Lee Memorial# 87126447
Hi Candy,

I see that you have created memorials for a number of my relatives, including Raymond Edmund Lee, my grandfather. Some of the others I've found that you created are:

Amos Riley Lee Memorial# 39782288, my great grandfather

Enola Elizabeth VanHorn Lee Memorial# 81688406 my great grandmother

John Blose Memorial# 39768439

Ann Amelia Pense Blose Memorial# 39768493

Henry Clifford Blose Memorial# 27628814

Lewis Blose Memorial# 27628814

Because you've done so many of my family, I'm wondering if you're related. Raymond was my mom's (Marion Grace Lee)father, were you able to find a burial place for him? I've been looking for quite some time & haven't found it yet, I only know that it was probably somewhere in San Francisco. All the others above are related & There were more that I found, but didn't want to make this any longer. I see that my sister, Vicki Fotheringham has added info to several of these profiles.

Thank you for what you do here, it is appreciated!

Darlene Curtis Boggs

Added by Darlene Boggs on Sep 03, 2015 9:14 PM
Price family photos
Thank you so much for the photos of Frank, Esther, and Phil Channell and Erma Price's tombstones.

Added by Karen on Sep 03, 2015 11:40 AM
trish castle
Added by trish castle on Sep 02, 2015 11:08 PM
Joni Spellman Krause
Wayne Franklin Winans' Photo
Dear Candy, You are the fastest photographer I Know! Thank-you so much for the photo. Warmly, Joni
Added by Joni Spellman Krause on Sep 01, 2015 3:24 AM
Charlotte Smith Muir
Wow again
Thank you for the Schultz photos..that was quick! I love to see memorials come together with a photo! Have a great week!
Added by Charlotte Smith Muir on Aug 31, 2015 12:12 AM
Joni Spellman Krause
Edna Irene (Walton) Winans' Photo
Dear Candy, Again, thank-you for your speedy photo request fulfillment. I appreciate the time, effort and gas it takes to be a photo volunteer. Many Thanks, Joni
Added by Joni Spellman Krause on Aug 30, 2015 5:46 PM
Joni Spellman Krause
Max D. Winans' Photo
Dear Candy, Thank-you very much for your unbelievably fast fulfillment of my photo request. Thank-you also for the incredible amount of work you have done for Find A Grave. You are truly appreciated! Warmest Regards, Joni
Added by Joni Spellman Krause on Aug 30, 2015 2:47 PM
Charlotte Smith Muir
I love your profile :) I think you have said what most of us feel - Thank you for all your hard work. I am not even close to the amount of memorials you have contributed, and I know the time and energy it has taken me with the "few" I have done.. you are appreciated!
Added by Charlotte Smith Muir on Aug 29, 2015 10:42 PM
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