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scotdeerie (#48158402)
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Bio Photo I volunteer at Oakwood Cemetery in Niagara Falls. I have some limited access to St. Mary's/Sacred Hearts Cemetery, which are adjacent to Oakwood, although most of their records have been destroyed and the cemetery is in ill repair.

St. Joseph's, Holy Trinity and Gate of Heaven (Lewiston) are not far away and within my travel range for photo requests. I will only take photo requests that already have grave section/area info because these are HUGE cemeteries. Call the cemetery office, tell them you are from far away and ask they provide you with the info so you can send someone else to get the photo. Most places will do one or two requests for FREE. After more than a couple, however, be prepared to pay some sort of fee.

Riverdale and Accacia Park will NOT process requests for Find A Grave photographers and are particularly unfriendly about it. Call them and get the grave location and put it in your photo request. These cemeteries want to charge photographers if they go in and ask for help. For one or two requests, they MIGHT do it over the phone for YOU. Remember: your family BOUGHT plots there. They work for YOU.

Visit my Virtual Cemetery "Oakwood's River Folks" for folks who have died stunting at The Falls or in The Niagara River and then stop by and say hi to my recently departed best friend, Eilean "Ellie" Lyonhil Donan in the Virtual Cemetery, "Beloved Friends".
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V. Holm
Update for W. Warren Biggar
William Warren Biggar is not the son of Joseph Leflar Biggar. They are brothers, the sons of John Lanning Biggar (#33359131) and Elizabeth Ann Jamison Biggar (#33359291). Joseph and William are the brothers of my great-grandfather James Edgar Biggar. Would you please make this correction?
Thank you, Virginia L. Holm #47164090
Added by V. Holm on Jun 19, 2014 11:08 AM
Pinball Prophet
RE: Transfer Request
will do - thanx again
Added by Pinball Prophet on Apr 02, 2014 8:14 PM
Pinball Prophet
Transfer Request
Please transfer Find A Grave Memorial# 113977175 for Mary Laubocker and Find A Grave Memorial# 113977171 for Jacob Laubocker to me. They are my maternal grandparents. I wish to link them to their children and edit and post additional information for them. Thank you in advance and I appreciate the tombstone photos. JIM

Added by Pinball Prophet on Apr 02, 2014 1:21 PM
Stephen Barneby
Thanks for transferring the memorials. I'll take good care of them!
Added by Stephen Barneby on Feb 23, 2014 9:49 PM
J. Clark
RE: Frank & Benjamin Skinner Graves
Yes, please. If I find other relatives you entered, I'll be happy to send you bio's for them. Would that be OK?

Added by J. Clark on Feb 10, 2014 11:27 AM
J. Clark
Frank & Benjamin Skinner Graves
I was looking up info on my Great Grandfather, Frank Eugene Skinner, who is laid to rest at Oakwood Cemetery. In the event you are interested, I have info on him, his son and who made his headstone.

Frank Eugene Skinner was born on May 10, 1880 and died on Dec 2, 1918 (Spanish Flu). Frank's son, Benjamin Franklin Skinner was born on Jan 20, 1915 and died Dec 10, 1918 (Spanish Flu). Benjamin died 8 days after Dad. They are buried in the same grave.

You are correct. The headstone is handmade, by Franks brother-in-law, Louis Fontana. They were very close. Uncle Louis had a large construction business in Niagara Falls.

Joel Clark, Sr.
Added by J. Clark on Feb 08, 2014 3:46 PM
J. Clark
Thanks you so very much for taking my Frommert relatives graves in NFS, NY!!!
Added by J. Clark on Jan 29, 2014 11:40 PM
RE: Elizabeth E. Fisher (Oakwood/NF)
I believe the Elizabeth E. Fisher you added on here is correct. Her obit said she died on Dec. 24, 1957. Her husband, Charles died in June 1966. If he is there, can you please let me know the exact day he died and Elizabeth's date of birth (if available)? Thx a lot.
Added by BK on Jan 29, 2014 10:52 AM
Elizabeth E. Fisher (Oakwood/NF)
Hi, Can you please do me a favor and find out where Mrs. Fisher is located in Oakwood and see if her husband, Charles J. Fisher is also at Oakwood? TYVM.
Added by BK on Jan 28, 2014 7:36 PM
Gail Campbell Schulte
RE: Gaskill
Thanks for letting me know, Scott. Keep up the good work. I like your virtual cemeteries.

Added by Gail Campbell Schulte on Jan 26, 2014 3:26 AM
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