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Rita Botkin Bomher (#47319873)
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Bio Photo PLEASE DO NOT COPY MY PHOTOGRAPHS AND POST THEM TO ANY OTHER SITES. THIS IS A VIOLATION OF MY COPYRIGHT!

PLEASE DON'T TAKE MY PHOTO'S AND POST THEM ON ANOTHER SITE OR BOOKS THEY BELONG TO ME AND MY FAMILY AND IF I HAD WANTED THEM POSTED ON ANCESTRY COM OR ANY OTHER SITE I WOULD HAVE POSTED THEM MYSELF. THIS IS STEALING AND AGAINST THE LAW.

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Born 1959. Married, 6 children. Love history, cemetery art and gardening. I have been doing genealogy for 30+ years.

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I am a historian. I document an event for future generations. I am not a "hawk" or a "vulture". I do not get paid for this, I do not gain anything from this. I do not wish to disrupt your grieving process. I do not do this to disrespect anyone.

I believe that after 3 or 4 generations, everyone is basically forgotten. Our graves sit there deteriorating without a care. I especially feel for childless couples or infants and children, they are forgotten sooner. I love this website, because generation after generation, our future family will be able to come here, and see our graves, and with a little love and care can see our faces also. Tracing our lineage will be so much easier for future generations.

I will post obits on memorials with proper citation. I know some people feel that this info is "private" or "personal" but.... it was PUBLISHED IN THE PAPER FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE.
99% of the time this info is invaluable to genealogists. I have had cemeteries tell me they are private property and those interred there want privacy. If someone truly wants privacy, get cremated and scattered over the ocean, don't put up a huge headstone with your name, dates...... Like having a huge billboard up on a highway and you are asked not to look at it or read it........SILLY.

**Please, no drama. I report, ignore and block, rude or offensive communications.**

I also feel creating memorials for living people is disrespectful. Anyone can find names and dates to enter, but to truly do the job correctly, the names, obits, dates and links should be complete. If you add an obit, it should be as it was printed.

My paternal grandparents were Wavie (nee Rench) & Jesse Botkin. She was the first schoolteacher in Atlanta. Jesse ran the store in town. I have a 2006 copy of the cemetery records. I will try to get the transcribed into Find A Grave.

I do my best to post accurately and respectfully.

I LOVE FINDAGRAVE. I love making corrections. I want my memorials to be as complete as possible. Bring on the additional information. I am on here every day.


I am researching my genealogy, surnames: Botkin, Tonelli, Rench, Redenbo, Kuhn, Chrisman, Reeves, Crutchley, Boggs, Borror, Leach, Studebaker, Mumper, Jones, Houghtling, Terenzoni, Bartoli, Luchini, Ceci, Kieken, Gbur, Davia, Eggert, Horn, Inman, Redenbo, Winter, Spadaro, Davis, Hester, Curl, Shepperd, Maury, Sasser, Humfleet, Sprinkel, Allen, Clark, Brown, Gilbert, Read/Reed, Weber, Hauser, Davies, Dyerhin, Hainlein, Bomher, Fitzpatrick, Halper, O'Connor, Keevil, Cunningham, just to name a few.

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Jan Summers
Dr Ephriam Smedley
Thank you for updating his memorial and making the family link. Best regards, Jan
Added by Jan Summers on Jun 11, 2014 7:45 AM
Debbie Stephens
Maslette Newberry Winter
Mt Zion Cemetery is correct but it is located in Walcott, Greene County, Arkansas
Added by Debbie Stephens on Jun 06, 2014 4:33 PM
LEJ
Thank You!!!!
Hi Rita,

I saw that you added my grandfather (John Bruno) in Queen of Heaven. Thank you so very much! It gives me a way to stay connected to him and ensure that he isn't forgotten.

Many Thanks,
Laura
Added by LEJ on May 28, 2014 5:03 PM
Vicki Marie Gibbons
RE: William G Gibbons
Thank you so very much!!!🍀
Added by Vicki Marie Gibbons on May 27, 2014 7:49 PM
Martha Chrisman Riley
Walter Chrisman
Hi Rita, I am sorry I messed up my attempt to request added siblings for Walter Chrisman and ended up requesting to delete his parents instead! It was my first try since joining yesterday. Please forgive me! I tried it a different way by suggesting adding children to his parents. Feel free to tell me how to do things better -- I am only just starting.
Martha
Added by Martha Chrisman Riley on May 26, 2014 4:21 PM
M Arvidson
Mt Carmel-Hoffenkamp graves
Hi Rita-I posted the picture you requested for Robert Hoffenkamp. He is buried next to his wife, Anna L Hoffenkamp (Mar 13, 1919-Sep 1, 1971). If you add a page for her let me know. I did take a picture of her headstone too...Mary
Added by M Arvidson on May 08, 2014 7:47 PM
Joanie
Hozie
Posted obituary. Thanks.
Added by Joanie on May 05, 2014 8:17 AM
M Arvidson
RE: Mt Carmel-Angela & George Cannella
Hi Rita...the other Cannella pictures have been added. I'm assuming that Beatrice Cannella Warner was Samuel's wife and she remarried after he died but I couldn't find an obit after a quick look. If you ever add a page for her let me know. I'll keep her picture on file.
...Mary
Added by M Arvidson on May 01, 2014 7:05 PM
M Arvidson
Mt Carmel-Angela & George Cannella
Hi Rita-I filled your requests for Angela and George Cannella. They are buried with George III. It's kind of a family thing in that area. Behind them are Samuel L Cannella (21 Sep 1914-5 Mar 1966) and Beatrice Cannella Warner (5 Feb 1921-17 Oct 2012). Two blocks further back are more of the family. His brother Leonard J Cannella (1924-2009) and probably his parents George Cannella (1890-1965) and Lena Cannella (1892-1950). If you create memorial pages for the rest, let me know. I took pictures and will add them.
...Mary
Added by M Arvidson on Apr 30, 2014 6:55 PM
Honor
Sherrow
Rita-Thanks for the links, they are appreciated. Someone just added their memorials over the winter and is the reason I didn't include their links the first time I contacted you. You've been a real trouper throughout all of this and I promise that we're finished now! :) Laura.
Added by Honor on Apr 26, 2014 5:51 PM
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