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I hope that what I submit to the findagrave database will be of help to Genealogists. Transcribed cemeteries lack everything but the names and dates, usually. It's a good starting point, however. I try to include as many details as I can in the records, using whatever resources are available. Just the facts, if you will.|
I'm of Scottish descent (and YES, I do own a kilt and wear it when occasions warrant it), so it is of particular interest to me when I find early Scottish settlers here in South Carolina. Many stones will tell a saga of the Scots leaving their ancestral homes (known as "The Clearances" in some instances)to make a home here, in America. It's quite fascinating to read the stories written in stone.
I'm also a fan of DNA testing. I belong to Hapolgroup l1a. I suggest FamilyTreeDNA.
If I've recorded faulty information about, or you have information regarding, any names that I've added to the Findagrave database, then please email me. Put "Findagrave" in the subject area of the email, or I'll delete it as junk mail. I'm not a Find-a-grave elitist, but I do believe that any new information should be backed up with proof: Obits. Photographs. A scan of a page from the family bible. Whatever. Accuracy is important.
Finally, I work for a living. I'm not a retiree with oodles of free time on my hands. I tend to emails and requests as soon as I can, but sometimes commitments and familial obligations keep me from being Johnny-on-the-spot. Please be patient.
-Still slogging the fields.
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please click on your name under actions; then check for edits,you have outstanding edit to take care of.
thank you, patti
Pease add her to her parents. See notes on the page. Thanks, Linda Lyles Memorial site # 17420297
|Becky Ramsey||RE: Findagrave Photos|
Thank you! I always use the name under the photograph as the contributor of that photo or if that person recognizes someone else as the photographer I use that name. Becky
|Major L. "Trip" Swindell III||Julian "Tom" Manship, Jr|
Thanks so much for the transfer of my relative. Keep up the great work!!!
|Becky Ramsey||Findagrave Photos|
Tombstoner, thank you for all your contributions to the Findagrave website. I would like permission to use your photographs of my relatives' gravesites in my Family Tree files. I use the photos as source media and will gladly give you credit for your work. Becky
|Inge and Patrick Campbell Sr.||Crisp #51910975|
Thank you so much for the transfer of my aunt. I really appreciate it. Take care and have a great week.
|melanie bordelon||Johnny Crawford's Grave Site|
Thank You so very much for doing the Photo of Johnny Crawford's Grave Site my mother is going to be 84 this year and though she lives in Gulfport is unable to get around much anymore. She does go online sometimes so now she can go there. Thank You again and God Bless You for what you do.
|amwj1||47853396 Joan Wyatt|
This memorial for my mother was transferred to me - I REALLY appreciate receiving it on anniversary of her death!
Added by amwj1 on Feb 01, 2014 2:19 PM
|Judy Nation||Caroline Maria Hotchkiss Truesdale|
On my great-grandmother, her children are James "Butler "Henry [1861-1935], Mary Olivia Truesdale Young [1865-1944],Lois Marietta Truesdale Williams [1868-1962], George Davidson Truesdale [1873-1954] and Azile Henrietta Truesdale Williams [1871-1944]. So far, in 73 years, I have not found a single family member who knows why Uncle Butler went by that name.
|Judy Nation||James Andrew Williams children|
Find A Grave Memorial# 37622322 --My grandparents had a child, Annie C. Williams, b.24 Sep 1892, d.23 Sep 1895-both Kershaw County, SC. She is buried at Bethany Baptist Church. Before the church was moved, she was buried close to it. She is not on the list of their children. There is also an infant daughter b 78 d 2 Jul 1905, Kershaw County, buried there . Her tombstone has infant daughter of JA & AT Williams. Would you photo these and after posting, link them. Thank you. Judy Nation
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