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Since 2009 I have been working on preserving the Greenwood Cemetery. I started out taking care of a few family members there and then found more and more. I am related somehow to almost 1/2 of the cemetery.
I have been going through the cemetery stone by stone trying to physically place all the graves. I'm also trying to add names to the stones that are unreadable, which is very very hard! Sometimes I find a stone which just says mother or father even
I have been going through obituaries, church records, cemetery books, county birth records, funeral home records, and death records just trying to make sure every one is found and taken care of.
If you are within the FAG guidelines I will GLADLY transfer too.
I'm just about done with the cemetery now. :D
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I found a photo of a relative on Find A Grave, can I use it?
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"I don't want to submit my information and then see it for sale here or on another site. Will Find A Grave always remain a free site?
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|keithdover2||David Ardrey Marker|
Thank you for adding the photo of the David Ardrey marker in Altoona. I built that virtual memorial for his wife. Both are/were friends of mine. The reason I wanted the photo of the marker with the musical notes on it was that David was a musician, and while his wife asked for them on the marker they originally didn't get on there, and the cemetery counselor who she worked with really didn't care.
Thanks for all you do for www.findagrave.com.
|steven coulter||Nola Saxton|
P.S. Nola was born at Scottsbluff, NE. She married 14 Feb 1939 at Alliance, NE.
|steven coulter||RE: Nola Saxton|
I got Nola Marie Simpson Saxton's middle name back in the 1960s from her aunt Marvelle Laverne Simpson Hutchison (1903-1997). Nola's grandmother Rebecca Maria "May" Crecelius Simpson (1860-1930) was a sister of my grandmother Etta Crecelius Coulter (1862-1946). Aunt May had eight children, but Nola was her only grandchild.
Do you happen to know the name of the cemetery where Nola's father Gerald Crecelius Simpson and her son Robert Gerald Saxton are buried? I have a notation that they are both buried in Cheyenne, but I don't know if that's Cheyenne, Wyoming, or Cheyenne County, Kansas, or?
I believe Nola's husband Robert's middle name was Elmer.
|M. Richards||RE: Mary Pierce Memorial|
Thank you for telling me about the copyright statement. I didn't have it in the beginning but I have found many of my photos, birth & death certificates and the like posted to other websites. Some folks have the nerve to even change the name of the person in my photos. I will try to figure out what to do. Thanks again, I'm with you, why do people have to steal from a site that is meant for finding ancestors and cherishing their memories.
Blessing in all your endeavors.
|Dave Wallace||Lydia Seem update|
I added a bio note in Lydia's memorial that reflects a more accurate account for Lydia. Please disregard my previous note.
Dave Wallace 47306911
|Dave Wallace||Frank Burnside's wife at Bloomington|
On the marker for Lydia Seem at Bloomington Friends cemetery, it shows that she is the mother of Cidney Burnside. Ancestry.com and archives.com have info about Sidney Sharpless Gibbons Davidson Burnside in the info that's been included in the memorial for Frank Burnside's wife. There aren't references to her elsewhere. In all records, and on the stone, the name is Cidney. She is the child of Charles H. Seem and Lydia Hoopes Seem and has other children Emma and Edna Seem buried at Bloomington. Here's the link to Cidney's mother's stone.
The markers for Willie and Ella Burnside will need better photos before they can be legible. Do we know where the Sharpless Gibbons Davidson names enter the history? Thanks for all you do on findagrave.com.
Dave Wallace 47306911
|Riann||RE: Morgan family|
If you have her husband's parents, try looking at them on the census closest to when Rachel was married....look at the other names on the street and on the pages before and after. Many times people married someone who lived on their block, or within a few blocks....chances are good they lived near each other before marriage.
Added by Riann on Sep 11, 2014 9:29 AM
|Riann||RE: Morgan family|
The recording and keeping of death certificates was not required in PA until 1906. All PA death certificates 1906-1944 are now online in two locations. Rachel died before this time, so there is probably not a death certificate for her. There are some earlier City of Pittsburgh Death Certificates in a file online at FamilySearch.org, but they were only beginning to keep records, and were not required to do so, so this file certainly does not contain all of the city deaths during those years. If she died within what were the City limits at that time, and during the few years in this file, there might be something there, otherwise, none exists. If there is no death certificate, you can contact the Uniondale office, their records often, but not always, contain cause of death.
Added by Riann on Sep 10, 2014 8:58 PM
|aoutcalt||RE: ancestry info|
10-4, Happy Labor Day!!
Added by aoutcalt on Sep 02, 2014 1:30 PM
|Tami||RE: Eberly in Iowa|
Thanks so much! I will take care of the memorials lovingly!
Added by Tami on Aug 31, 2014 11:43 AM
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