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Oh my, what an undertaking we take. And this undertaking is against all types of friction, the markers that are in poor state at this point, markers that don't exist, but the greatest friction that I have found is in the contributors that make up Find a Grave, a very few create this friction. If you want to see what I mean by friction, read the messages left for me, especially recently. I go out and take photos, create memorials based on those photos, I make errors for sure, and am happy to correct those errors. But then there are those that have in their "tree" a name that they think is important even though there may be nothing to confirm their information in records available. |
They want to add birth/death locations, want to add suffixs to the names, etc. And most of this information addition being requested are by individuals that know nothing about the area of the memorial's location, nothing about the location of the family and yet, when I refuse to add the information, let the name calling begin.
Oh well, the memorial should speak for itself, dates may be wrong in comparison with dates found on d.c.'s or obits, but to me, we should leave the memorial, based on the marker, by name, and date. People that are truly researching can make their own decision as to accuracy of the marker. Leave the memorial to reflect what someone, in most cases, paid to have memorialized in stone.
I still say, get out of the house, leave the computer's side, find the graves that are still left to be found, help others by doing that, vs trying to make life miserable for those that are willing to do just that.
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|Sandy Lapper||RE: Pauline Osborne|
I can understand. When I'm looking for people in my family tree, it helps me to have the whole name. Sometimes what is put on a head stone is a nickname, as in the case of one of my paternal grand aunts, and can make it difficult to know if that's the particular person fro whom you're searching. Thank you for all of the help.
|Sandy Lapper||RE: edits for children|
Got it now. Thanks. Will do better in future.
|Sandy Lapper||RE: Edit for John Warren Corbett|
I did not realize that there was a proper way to send edits. These are members of my family. I will try to find links. If not, you have the info. Thank you for letting me know.
|lookingforsure||Ignoring requests and bad person|
Please note, I saw the below comment from anonymous about this being a "bad person" and "ignoring requests". Please note the contributor making the comment has "0" memorials added, who are they to make comments about requests. I contacted "remember me" about this remark, found that what this is about, "remember me" made a photo of a memorial, at the time all that was available was a FHM. Now he was contacted and told to remove that photo, and it was the only photo on the memorial, that they now have a permanent marker photo available. "Remember me" advised them that with only one photo showing, they could add photos without issue. And then 3 photos were added by whoever, no problem except the manager of the memorial, not the creator, is making rude and unneeded comments about a contributor that has for me, gone all over 5 counties making photos and creating memorials on people of interest. So please answer the question for yourself, who is helping and willing to help.
I asked for VERY minor changes involving removing the photo of a "temporary" grave marker for a permanent marker photo . He was not willing to accommodate my request. He (?) is NOT a nice person and has no business on Find A Grave
|Ricky||Robert S Hatchell|
Robert S Hatchell is my great grandfather. If anyone would like to compare family tree notes and photos I would like to hear from them.
Added by Ricky on Apr 28, 2015 3:48 PM
|Rita||RE: William Glenn Bradham|
Thank you...and yes, I was confused about that until I took a look. There is a W C Bradham, Junior that was born about 1920 that is -- as you indicate, possibly still living!! Couldn't find his death record. This Junior is mentioned in the obituary for Dr. Wm. G Bradham. So, W.C. Bradham Senior that died in 1993 is the great grandfather and listed in Find A Grave.
If you check Family Search.org, I have the corrected and updated info. on there!
Added by Rita on Apr 27, 2015 3:42 PM
|tammiann henderson||RE: Warren Henderson|
Warren "WA" is my daddy & Shirley my mom. Thank you for transferring those.
|Joe Hodge||RE: Marshall/Hodge Cemetery|
Thank you so much for your responses.
I've shared the information with a cousin who is actually going to be in Sumter on Friday.
Collectively , he and I have spent over twenty years trying to verify facts and information that we have obtained,
So, it's without saying, that we really appreciate all of your efforts.
If there is anything that we can share back with you, please let us know.
It's sort of difficult my being in Texas all of my life working on information in South Carolina.
|Joe Hodge||RE: HODGE|
It is Marshall Cemetary in Sumter County.
All Hodge markers.
Thank you so much.
What is your name.?
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