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Here, on Find A Grave, I'm known as PhotoGrapherInTheWoods.|
I'm also known as sudown on Ancestry and RootsWeb sites.
Genealogy research has taken me to cemeteries in Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, Nebraska, Nevada, and California. Check my Virtual Cemeteries for some family members!
Surnames I'm researching are: (1) England > USA > Can., CT & MA: Owen, Downhill; (2) New England: Elmer, Van Valkenburg, Steele, Nims, Clark, Dix; (3) Can., Pol., NH & MA: Biela, Charette, Gagnon, Rogers; (4) Ire., MD, FL: Ford, Vail, Geoghegan, Dixon; (5) VA, PA: Johnson, Avery, Hardaway, Harrison; (6) NY, NE, NV, TN, AL, TX: Nesbitt, Pearce, Johnson, Bennett. (7) NY, PA: Welter-Lyman.
I hope you find someone you're looking for in my postings and enjoy them as much as I did creating the memorial and adding the photos.
I have found several of my photos on Ancestry dot com used with no permission granted and no credit given. Here's links to the Copyright Law.
Find A Grave Copyright Policy
10 Big Myths About Copyright
U. S. Copyright Office
Ancestry dot com Policy
The biographies and photos posted here are copyrighted. Please ask permission if you should want to use one of my photos and, please give credit to: Find A Grave volunteer PhotoGrapherInTheWoods, 47347066, AKA sudown on Ancestry and RootsWeb.
I do enjoy sharing the photos when proper credit is given! Many miles were traveled to obtain pictures of these stones. If you should need a higher resolution picture -just ask! thanks! Saw this link on another gravers' profile page the information was so terrific I want to share it here. It's about 9 printable pages How To Get Great Photos For Find A Grave .
Thank you to all who walk the yards of stones, and photograph what they see. As I visualize some of the old stones I realize how important it is to have a digital record the stone cutters's creations, -and, the memorials they created of our past generations.
The Final Gift
Scatter me not to restless winds
Nor scatter my ashes to the sea
Remember now those years gone by
When loving gifts I gave to thee
Remember now the happy times
The family ties we shared
Don't leave my resting place unmarked
As though you never cared
Deny me not one final gift
For all who come to see
A single lasting proof that says
I loved... and you loved me
Thanks to Find A Grave Contributor, Mark's Mom #46620026, for posting this.
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|Tami Rathbun||RE: RI Veterans Mem.. Cemetery|
You are very welcome.
|Anonymous||Alonzo and Luther Elmer|
just added lot picture
|ray mansfield||RE: LeBeau, Donald & Marion|
Put the pictures into her memorial as you asked.
These are the kind of people who made America great.
Ray & Paula
|Mom||Fanny (Nims) Towns, 130087805|
FYI, son 521113 Henry Atwell b Feb 11 1831 appears to be at 45807350.
Added by Mom on Jun 29, 2015 5:21 AM
|Cynthia Kaley||RE: S Gertrude Snyder # 22334052|
I will get o it, I am behind on everything at the moment
|Allen||Carrie Van Valkenburg|
I added a photo of what the grave looks like today. With all the stories about Carries grave vandals have completely destroyed the area.
Added by Allen on May 24, 2015 12:10 PM
|Rebecca||RE: Burial Unknown # 12089561|
No, I never did check with the funeral home in regards to the burial location. I try to update as time permits.
Added by Rebecca on Mar 27, 2015 6:59 PM
Just looking at my photos and then my memorials. It seems that I may have more Lambs then I recorded. It could mean that I found Lambs in both places and put one in the wrong one. I have photos of Joshua d-1830,Isaac-d-1829,Susannah widow of John d-1850, John, Summer d-1850. So once I get back to Phillipston I'll check and then post. Thanks for letting me know and no I am not bothered for your info.
Hi, It's been awhile since I took those photos. Looking in my file it appears they were all taken at the upper cemetery but I know I also went to the lower one the same day. Come spring or whenever our snow melts I'll go over and check. It isn't a big one so I should find it fast. There were several Lamb photos, I think they were all at the same place. Again I'll check when the weather lets me. Are you from Mass.? If they are your family I would let you take over the memorials.
|Larry Hagemann||Photo poaching|
Very well said on photos. I, too, share the same opinion about this "lifting" of Find A Grave photos and posting on ancestry.com. I have been noticing of late that some people are putting watermarks on their photos to note copyright on the face...this seems to be reasonable, but unfortunate in the need for same. I only ask for attribution for any photos "lifted" and put on to ancestry. I have lost nearly a hundred photos this way, with no hint of where they came from. Keep up the great work.
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