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If you would like to use my grave images for any non-commercial purpose, I release them to you under a creative commons non-commercial license. No further permission is required or requested. If you'd like to leave me a public "thank you," I assure you that will put a smile on my face.
Most of my photos taken in 2013 or later have GPS coordinates embedded. If you want to find the coordinates of a grave, and the memorial does not display coordinates, you can check if the image has GPS metadata. How to do this:
1) Click on the small image so you get the big image page.
2) Right-click on the image in the big image page and choose "Copy image URL"
3) Go to Jeffrey's EXIF viewer utility.
4) Paste the URL (it should end in .jpg) into the "Image URL" field on Jeffrey's site and press the button "View Image at URL". It should give you a lot of data like this example.
5) Scroll down to where it says GPS Latitude and GPS Longitude. If the image has GPS coordinates, you will see them there.
My primary interests have been the historic cemeteries of Rehoboth, Swansea, and Providence, with excursions to Fall River and Somserset, and as far away as Maine and New York.
Of course, sometimes I make mistakes. Send me a correction by using the little "edit" button in the memorial. If your edits require more than a click, I may transfer the memorial to you.
I am interested in photography, genealogy, and history, not in maintaining databases. Therefore, I have a very liberal transfer policy. I'm glad to transfer any memorial to anyone who is sincerely interested in taking good care of it. I don't care if you are a relative or not. The only exceptions might be my own family members.
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Good Morning ~
...quick note to Thank You for the photograph of the Mumford Family stone in the Swan Point Cemetery. I've post a copy of this photo to the Fold3.com memorial page of Capt Mumford. He was killed in action near Totopotomy Creek, Virginia. I've not been able to find any record of his burial in any of the cemeteries around Northern Virginia, so it is possible that he was, indeed, taken back to Rhode Island for burial. Or, perhaps this is a cenotaph.
Either way - Thank You for the work that you are doing!
Thanks ever so much for the photo of Cora E. (Whittemore) Williams and her husband Carleton. It truly is appreciated.
|Judith Carter||Ebenezer Fuller, Find a Grave Record 84688057|
I think the birth date posted on the memorial page is incorrect. Looks like the tombstone (photo) says he was 90 or 96 when he died, which would make his date of birth in the 1740s? What do you think? Thx
|Melodye Whatley||Lt. Edwin Main(e)|
I have a message in to you regarding the spelling of the last name (Main vs. Maine). However, upon further research, I find this is the same person as Find A Grave #50306870.
|Shelly||# 21282862 Elizabeth Power-Brown|
Thank you so very much for the nice photo of the grave of Elizabeth Power-Brown and for the permission to use your photos ... much appreciated.
Thank you for all your hard work to preserve our ancestry.
Added by Shelly on Dec 13, 2016 9:41 AM
|LTC Stephen R. Pain||RE: Transfer of Pain and Short Family|
Dear Kickstand, I want to thank you for the transfer of the Pain and Short family and entrusting them into my care. I certainly appreciate your dedicated work and support as a Find A Grave Contributor. Thanks again,
|Virginia D||Ellen, Helen, Michael Farrell|
Thank you for the transfer of the above memorials at Holy Cross in Brooklyn, and, for your crystal clear photo which so clearly reveals the family ties.
|Debbie Humecky Kennedy||RE: Prest family|
Thank you for posting this photo!
Added by gcdavis4 on Jul 01, 2016 9:52 AM
|Debbie Humecky Kennedy||Prest family|
Hey Ken, thank you for the update on Herr Prest. I have a question...When you photographed the headstones Of the Prests I wonder if you found any other Prests in the area? I am looking for my great grandfather John Prest 1877-1939 & wife Ellen Herriman Prest 1873-1947. His father Samuel Prest plus a few more relatives are there. My Aunt seems to think John was interred at Village Cemetery.
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