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Jan Fenter (#47208659)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo I live in Oregon and started my genealogy hobby in 1976. That lasted for less than a year, and then I started again in the winter of 1998. I'm not a professional, but monitor, and have volunteered to answer some easy questions and requests for Multnomah County, Oregon, at GenForum and RootsWeb. I'm a member of the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, in Portland.

"The Final Act Of Love Is To Remember."

Family direct lines:
Paternal: Fenter, Hardage (Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri), 1800's.
Maternal: Campbell, Steele (Kansas, Missouri, North & South Carolina, Pennsylvania), 1800's.
Some Collateral lines of interest, Paternal: Allen, Bray, Cain, Doudy/Dawdy, Hardage, Hughes, Tanner.
Some Collateral lines of interest, Maternal: Anderson, Bailey, Chamberlin, Cook/Koch, Cordon, Drake, Duff, Hart, Hillhouse, Holmes, Montgomery, Myers, Stanley, Williams.

I treat each headstone photo with the same care as mom did for the annual family Christmas card for relatives and friends. We all had to look our best, had several photos taken, and she chose the best photo for the card. I try to give you the best photo possible. I know how important it is to be able to read all the text on the headstone, especially if you are the family genealogist, looking for a name for an initial, a date you don't have, or the name of a spouse or child.

Find A Grave allows space for 5 photos to be loaded on each memorial for free. Therefore, I try not to upload more than 2-3 grave marker photos so there is room for you to load photos of family and documents. If you need more room for photos, please contact me and ask me to remove a photo so you have more room.

If anyone would like to use any of my grave marker photos, please contact me for permission.

Regarding requests for transferring memorials I've created, but are not in my family, please contact me, and include your member name and member number.

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 • 1,672 Volunteer Photos Taken
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Martin Burrell
Alonzo Daly -- Find A Grave Memorial# 114823853

Please, try to fix one of the photos that was installed on his memorial. It has a very strange blue coloring added to the image that looks surreal and doesn't reflect it's true nature.

Thank you for your good service to Find A Grave.
Added by Martin Burrell on Feb 02, 2016 5:32 PM
RE: Samuel & Shifka Director
Thank you! Very nice. ~ Jan
Added by Jan on Jan 09, 2016 6:08 PM
RE: Ruth Galen Nepom, 121719093
Thank you for taking and adding the marker photo. You went to some trouble to do that and it is appreciated. I did change the memorial to reflect her second married name but clarified it in the bio section. Hopefully, this will prevent a duplicate memorial being made. I will continue to manage this family's memorials until such time as a family member requests a transfer. Thanks again, Jan
Added by Jan on Jan 08, 2016 2:03 PM
RE: Ruth Galen Nepom, 121719093
I know you did not request transfers of the Director family in that cemetery but I'm not related, either. And you are more familiar with that cemetery than I am, so I am hopeful that you will accept the transfers. If you do not wish to manage them, you may transfer them back to me. Thanks, Jan
Added by Jan on Jan 08, 2016 1:09 PM
RE: Ida A. Nichols, Memorial# 106960254
Hi Jan,
Sorry that I took so long to reply.

I've looked for the duplicate memorial for Ida Nichols (106960254)
but I can't find it.
Someone has removed it already.
If it was you, thanks.

All the best in 2016
Added by Barb on Dec 29, 2015 9:51 AM
rebecca pressler
RE: Jesse H. & Margaret J. Weaver, 140601213 & 140601147
Thank-you and I will definitely give credit to you and Find A Grave. Beckie
Added by rebecca pressler on Dec 27, 2015 7:17 AM
RE: Adam & Katherine Bihn, 124611078 & 124610352
Thanks Jan!
Added by ManyBranches00 on Dec 25, 2015 9:22 PM
rebecca pressler
RE: Jesse H. & Margaret J. Weaver, 140601213 & 140601147
Thank-you so much for the transfers and the added information. I was surprised to find them on Find A Grave because I have looked before but must not have put in Oregon. I would like to use the mausoleum pictures in my genealogy if that is okay with you. Once again Thank-you and have a Merry Christmas, Beckie
Added by rebecca pressler on Dec 25, 2015 9:29 AM
RE: Frances I. Houck, 136734506
Hello Jan,

Thank you for adding the excellent photos to Frances' Memorial.

I appreciate the work you are doing documenting the mausoleum at Lincoln Memorial Park.

Thank you for your contribution to findagrave.

Best regards,
Don Ditter
Added by DDitter on Dec 11, 2015 2:56 PM
Nancy Stout
Harry Wakefield
Thank you very much for the lovely photos you posted on Harry's memorial page. I used to be more diligent in requesting photos but got a little discouraged when so many went unanswered. I love having them and think they add so much to the memorial! Many thanks.
Added by Nancy Stout on Dec 08, 2015 8:43 AM
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