|Audrey Staples (#47225868)|
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Copyright © 2014 by Audrey Staples - all rights reserved.|
The photographs that I have taken are approved for personal use; any other reason requires prior permission.
The vintage photographs that I have added to memorials come from family photo albums.
My memorials are mostly family members - but some are not and can be freely transferred, they are the ones in Glenwood and Pilot Mound cemeteries in Iowa. Please use the edit tab on the memorial you wish to have transferred, thank you.
Please visit my daughter's memorial and leave some virtual flowers (if you wish):
For corrections to a memorial that I maintain - use the "Edit" tab on the memorial in question, please do not leave a message in the comment section (here) as it is too hard to figure out who/what/where, etc.
FYI - there is a new "Edits" tab feature on the main member page. In just one click a member can "approve" the time consuming edits that people have sent them. Check it out on your own page!
Oct. 1, 2013: Ancestry.com announces the purchase of Find A Grave. According to Ancestry.com CEO Tim Sullivan they will maintain Find A Grave as a free site with the same existing policies which means they will continues to take down illegally obtained photographs that infringe on copyright. So if you are not sure if you can use a photo from Find A Grave - just ask the photographer or go to their member page.
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|Samantha||Peter & Polly Whittenberg Stone|
I'm not sure how far the stone is from the gate or the tree. I was only there one time. Sorry. Is it missing?
When I was there, the farmer that owned the property insisted the gate be left open for his cattle to go in there. He had piled up all the headstones at the base of the tree and the only remaining stone was the one that the cattle hadn't dislodged. He said if we closed the gate, he would tear down the fence.
Our family that lives in the area was trying to preserve the cemetery, so they collected money and had the chain link fence put in. Then there was the threat to the fence, so they leave the gate open according to his demands.
They collected money again and purchased the heaviest marble headstone they could get to support the weight of the bull when walks on it.
I think it's against the law to desecrate a cemetery, even in rural Missouri but they are being bullied. If you are trying to take care of that situation I will back you 100%. Just let me know.
Added by Samantha on Feb 20, 2014 2:45 PM
|Samantha||Peter & Polly Whittenberg Stone|
I was there about 20 yrs ago and I don't know how long the stone had been there. Does Elsie know when it was put in?
Added by Samantha on Feb 18, 2014 11:42 PM
|Sheila||RE: Edit Tab Results|
HI Audrey - Thanks for the feedback. I think the linking for edits is in the works or at least I've seen it mentioned in the forums. Take care.
Added by Sheila on Jan 23, 2014 5:28 PM
|Joel Shore||Re: Photo request for James C McCormick1848|
Attached is a copy of the problem report I submitted on this photo request:
According to the Mt Hope Interment Records (http://www.lib.rochester.edu/IN/RBSCP/Databases/IMAGES/MtHope/disc1/00000212.pdf), James C McCormick who died in 1848 was a 15.5-month old child who died of scarlet fever and he was buried in St Patrick's Cemetery.
This site gives a detailed explanation: http://mcnygenealogy.com/cem/st-pat.htm but the gist of it is that in the mid-1800s, the Mt Hope Interment Records were used to record all burials in the city of Rochester, including those at other cemeteries. St Patrick's Cemetery is a now-defunct cemetery, with most of the remains having supposedly been moved to Holy Sepulchre Cemetery where there is a general memorial for all of the removals from St. Patrick's. (You can see a picture of that on Memorial #31976547 for Bridget Agan and could ask Judy Williams, the volunteer who posted it, to do the same for James C McCormick if you want.)
|Sheila||RE: Edit tab|
Hi Audrey - thanks for responding. I happened to be reading the forums the day the new system was implemented for everyone, so that's how I found out. I put a message up on my home page in Dec. and so did others. Will put together some sort of results of this in 2 or 3 days and post to my home page. Hope you have a nice weekend.
Added by Sheila on Jan 11, 2014 2:05 AM
|Sheila||"Edits" tab on home page|
HI - I'm doing a quick survey of about 400 people on my friends list just to see how many are aware of the new "Edits" tab on their home page. If you could just shoot me back a brief response, either way that would be great. Thanks.
Added by Sheila on Jan 10, 2014 6:58 PM
|William (& Mary) Kelly||Jacob Daniel Sego (121856282)|
Thanks for uploading a photo of Jacob and Barbara's grave marker.
|Judy Young||RE: Harry Kelley updated|
Thx. much for the compliment, and you are welcome for lot number.
|Grand View Volunteers||RE: Cemetery help|
You're welcome, glad to be able to help! Looks like our dedicated photo volunteer did a great job on the photos!
|katsand||RE: Alonzo Jones|
William Erwin, Clara B, Benjamin F, Clarrisa Jones
Added by katsand on Nov 15, 2013 6:06 PM
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