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BJShields (#47495665)
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Bio Photo I very much appreciate photos being added to the memorials I create, however, I ask that when photos are added to memorials that I own, please be sure it is a quality photo showing the entire marker, and that the photo is not sideways or upside down. I take great care to take nice photos for the memorials owned by others, going as far as to edit them on photoshop to ensure they look the best they can. I would appreciate the same care for photos added to memorials I own. So if I see a photo that is sideways, I will edit it to be rotated correctly and then repost it.

You may use photos I have taken of grave markers, but please note credit with " BJShields Find-A-Grave Member #47495665".

I appreciate any information anyone wants to share that can be added to any of the memorials I've posted. I don't mind transferring ownership if the memorial is not one of my own relatives.

If you would like to use a personal photo of a person, please check with me first (unless it is a photo I included from an obituary, which I note in the caption of the photo).

If there is a photo or any information that family members would rather not be included on a memorial, please don't hesitate to let me know and I will be happy to delete it.

If you happen to notice I've entered a duplicate of another memorial, don't get upset, just let me know and I'll be happy to delete it. I make every effort to ensure that I don't create duplicates.
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Carolyn Troupe Stoll
RE Troup
Have you done any Troup's in Rose Hill Cemetery.
on some of the children and parents. John A Troup
1832-1891, wife Christinia A. 1828-1910.
A number are in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Can you help? Carolyn
Added by Carolyn Troupe Stoll on Oct 28, 2014 5:57 PM
Carolyn Troupe Stoll
RE: Re: Joshua Troup
Oh, ok thank you, it looked like it was a 15 to me
and I whant to be sure I looked at it right or
There were two different stones for people.
Thank you for getting me corrected.
Added by Carolyn Troupe Stoll on Oct 28, 2014 9:59 AM
Karen Hess
Naming Conventions
The FAQs have been updated for entering middle initials. Please see the "Memorial Naming Conventions." It says:

"A period should be used after names where only an initial is known."

Just thought you should know this. I submitted a correction to add a maiden name to a memorial being managed by the Admins and they declined it because I didn't add a period in the middle name field which was only a middle initial. Their note on the declined edit was:

"Note: Punctuation needed (a period after the initial)"

Just trying to help spread the word! :)
Added by Karen Hess on Oct 14, 2014 4:52 PM
Mary Elizabeth Garrihan
Would you have any info on this person? She is listed on the marker for Daniel Reyer Nigh in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Thanks for anything,

JOhn Rentch
Added by jrentch on Sep 24, 2014 12:53 PM
Anna Young
Ida Kate Bussard
Is Ida related to you? This is my great-aunt.

Added by Anna Young on Aug 31, 2014 10:43 PM
Willard T. Russell
George Thomas Russell
I forgot to mention that George was/is my great grand father.
Added by Willard T. Russell on Aug 09, 2014 12:34 AM
Willard T. Russell
George Thomas Russell
You created a record for George Thomas Russell (96730683) in the Oxford Maryland Cemetery. I saw the headstone in the late 1970's, but did not have a camera with me at the time. I went back a few months ago to take a picture and could not find it, so I thought it must have grown over with grass. Went back yesterday (8/8/2014) with tools believing I knew where it should be and could not find it. By any chance do you remember where it was located. I though it was next to Paul B. Russell his grandson.
Added by Willard T. Russell on Aug 09, 2014 12:22 AM
Billie Keaffaber
RE: Re: Memorial 121818958
Thanks I will have to do bit research on them. Just thought they maybe related as some family buried there as well.
Added by Billie Keaffaber on Aug 04, 2014 2:09 AM
Call (304)329-2269 this is May Bell son her son Bobby Pratt.. Raymond hubby's best friend gave us info on it. He may be able to give you lots of details.
Added by DONNA & DAVE PRATT on Jun 23, 2014 12:29 PM
I will try clarify with hubby's best friend who is a direct line descendent again...Donna
Added by DONNA & DAVE PRATT on Jun 20, 2014 9:10 PM
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