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Karyn Buckner Garvin (#47464142)
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Bio Photo Most of my work is from "mowing the rows" in our local cemeteries or in those that are special to me when I get a chance to visit. I try to be very thorough in what I do post to this site. My favorite part of contributing to Find A Grave is walking the cemeteries and taking photos. ACCURATE cemetery documentation is very important, and this is why I do what I do.
I love to research and link families, and add biographical information - please use the Edit tab and send me any information you would like to have added, and I will add based on the rules for bios set in the Find A Grave FAQ's.
I transfer only within the four-generation
Find-A-Grave guidelines.
PLEASE carefully check the cemetery in which you want to list a memorial (it doesn't hurt to quickly check the county too) BEFORE you list it, as one may already exist for that person. Duplicate memorials for the same person, ("Dupes"), whether accidental or intentional, are not allowed by F-A-G. Duplicates erode the quality of this site and are problematic for many reasons. I will send you a friendly SAC if I see one.
It is very sad that quite a few contributors continue to misuse this site and post entries as permanent BURIAL UNKNOWN, both recent deaths and those 100 years ago or more.
This is Find A GRAVE, not a memorial site for generations of folks who have passed on and we do not know where they are buried, or for certain what happened to their remains.
I do not add entries for those with unknown dispositions (Burial Unknown) to Find A Grave. I also will not link my managed memorials to those without proper dispositions. Please do not link any BURIAL UNKNOWN entries to the memorials I manage; I will request the links to be removed if I become aware they have been linked.
PLEASE realize this is a GRAVES REGISTRATION SITE, not a place for you to build your family tree :) If you do not know where the person was buried, or the final disposition of the remains, you should not be listing the person on FIND A GRAVE.
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from around the world as a virtual cemetery experience.

Memorial contributions to Find A Grave should fulfill that mission - registration
of the final disposition.
If the memorial contribution corresponds with only the
main mission,then the memorial fulfills its purpose as part of Find A Grave's mission.

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leave remembrances via ‘virtual flowers' on the memorials they visit, completing the virtual cemetery experience.

Find A Grave is a resource for anyone in finding the final disposition of family,
friends, and ‘famous' individuals.

Find A Grave is definitely a genealogical RESOURCE, but not a genealogical SITE..... There's a difference :)

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B. C. "Bud" Hopkins
Charles Raymond Babcock, Jr duplicate memorials
You sent a suggestion that I resolve the duplicate memorials for Charles Raymond Babcock, Jr., a second cousin, once removed of mine. Personally, I only post memorials of family members. I also request transfers of existing family member memorials. The one I manage for Charles was originally posted in in 2010 by Anne Stevens, who transferred it to me. Someone else came along and posted another to Charles in 2011, creating the duplicate. I don't have the time to keep track of others that post duplicate memorials of my family members. I thank you for pointing this out, and have contacted the person who posted the second (duplicate) memorial to try to resolve this.

B.C. "Bud" Hopkins
Added by B. C. "Bud" Hopkins on Dec 22, 2014 2:05 PM
Charles, Esther & Mark Adams
You sent a suggestion about my resolving the duplication of memorials on these 3 people & I hope you sent to the person who added the 2nd memorial, too, and posted to the wrong cemetery. I'll contact this person again as she has posted others in error to the Mariposa Masonic Cemetery when they're already posted correctly to the Mariposa District Cemetery. (the cemeteries are adjacent to each other with no fence in between anymore so members have been posting incorrectly without checking the directories.)

4 years ago I attempted to cleanup the Find A Grave duplicate memorials for the District Cemetery & ran into resistance from a couple members but I did the best I could. Now besides the member who is posting the Adams' and others incorrectly to the Masonic I have been trying to cleanup entries from another member who is doing the same thing. Plus yesterday I found a couple memorials posted to the Mariposa District Cemetery from newspaper articles that only refer to Mariposa as where they died and not a specific cemetery. There are 14 or more cemeteries in Mariposa County plus back in the late 1800's and early 1900's people were mostly buried on their land/ranch, etc.

I assisted Mariposa County in updating their District directory about 4 years ago & the memorials I have created for that cemetery are accurate. I will continue to contact people about duplicates in the 3 cemeteries for the town of Mariposa, as I find them, but in the future please only contact the person who has created the duplicate Find A Grave memorial as I am not responsible for their entries.

thanks, Patsy

Added by Patsy on Dec 21, 2014 6:22 AM
Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Thank you
for your stance on unknown burials!!
Added by Anne Shurtleff Stevens on Dec 20, 2014 8:57 PM
Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Carl Ansbury
The duplicate was created by a volunteer who is placing many memorials in the incorrect cemetery. Thank you for bringing another to my attention, I shall contact Findagrave to have the memorial deleted.
Added by Anne Shurtleff Stevens on Dec 20, 2014 8:44 PM
Jeff Lovelace
Frances Fowler
This is a wrongful burial. Records concur with D/C which states burial took place in Flat Creek Cemetery. Data will follow soon, which will be posted on memorial.
Thank you
Added by Jeff Lovelace on Dec 16, 2014 11:20 AM
Jeff Lovelace
Frances Fowler
D/C is up and marker photo does contradict. Phone call to solve issue tomorrow.
Added by Jeff Lovelace on Dec 15, 2014 7:56 PM
Nana x4
Scanned obits

Thank you for pointing out the scanned obit but I probably have hundreds posted on my memorials. Personally, I don't like them. There were two contributors that were doing this. One stopped and even went back and took all of them off. Guess an admin said something to her. The other one continues to do it.

Added by Nana x4 on Dec 10, 2014 2:29 PM
Gone Gravin ♥
Don't let one dampen your spirit. The rules are in place for a reason and it is unfortunate some can't respect them. Thanks for al you do!
Added by Gone Gravin ♥ on Dec 09, 2014 7:34 AM
Re: reba burrell ray photo
I am disappointed that you are such a hard person to talk to. I will not bother with trying any more.

I will remove the photo. But I want you to know that I do not think you are sensible or reasonable in this request. You are not taking into account the possible benefits of my photo to other family members. In other words, you are being selfish.

Do not reply to this, I do not want to hear from you again.

Added by Jeni on Dec 08, 2014 11:31 AM
Re: Reba Burrell Ray
I see that the only complaint you have about my putting a repaired photo on your memorial is that you did not get the credit for it.

This can easily be remedied by you. Simply download the photo onto your computer, then re-upload it to the memorial in your name. I will remove mine.

Added by Jeni on Dec 08, 2014 9:34 AM
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