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A J Marik, Apr 13, 2013, Help Forum.
Having been a beta tester for the new EDIT system, have nothing but praise for this new feature! Can get through updates in minutes what used to take hours. This new edit feature is also proving to be a huge leap in getting the name fields clean up per the naming conventions found in the FAQs (these are not optional nor subject to interpretation):
Memorial Naming Conventions:
If a hyphen or an apostrophe is part of the name, use the punctuation.
A period should be used after names where only an initial is known. If the full name is known, use the full name and not the initial.
No other punctuation should be used within any Name Field.
Full capitalization (ALL-CAPS) of names should not be used in any Name Field.
Suffixes and Prefixes do not belong in any Name Field.
First Name - First name of the deceased. Put the entire first name (if known), even if the grave marker is only an initial.
Middle Name - Middle name of deceased. Put the entire middle name (if known), even if the grave marker is only an initial.
Nickname - Nickname of deceased, if known; the nickname is automatically placed in quotes.
Maiden Name - Maiden name of a married individual, if known (otherwise leave blank); the maiden name is automatically italicized and should only be used if the individual was married and took the spouse's surname as their new surname. If the deceased was never married, then the surname should be placed in the "Last Name" field, NOT in the "Maiden Name" field.
Last Name - Last Name as you would find it on the tombstone, if the interred had more than one marriage or other possible spellings please place this information in the bio and use the family links. Do not include honorary or other suffixes in the Last Name field.
Any photos I've added to this site are open for anyone to use, no permission or credit needed.
I strictly adhere to the Find A Grave guidelines regarding transfers. No exceptions. Requests made outside of the guidelines, or do not state relationship, are no longer being acknowledged. Virtual cemeteries are the way to "gather" your ancestors together.
Copy-and-paste census, military and other data is not a "bio". Please don't send these type of bios because they will not be added.
Finally, I will NOT add a link to a burial unknown memorial. This site is named Find a GRAVE for a reason. Not a difficult concept.
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|Tricia🌠The Spirit Chaser||Mr. And Mrs.|
Please stop sending me edits to take off the Mr. and/or Mrs. on my memorials....If they are listed that way on the tombstone, thats the way I will create the memorial.
|Kathy (Hoy) Eltiste||Jacob M. Reber Family|
Thank you for accepting all my updates for the Jacob M. Reber Family.
|Diggin' Up Bonz||Dr. Hawkins|
I will not change how I have a relative's name listed in his memorial. That is what we called him. So, I declined your suggested edit.
|L Mastan||Mr. Pomentti|
Thank you for your suggestion to change the unknown first name of Mr. Pomentti to Male. However, since his first name is not Male, I have declined the change. Mr. signifies that the person buried is an adult male. Even if folks didn't think Male was actually his first name, it could be construed to be a misspelling of his (unknown) first name. Further, Mr. denotes that this person is an adult male. Changing Mr. to Male would denote a male of any age, even an infant or still born. When his first name is ascertained, it will be added and Mr. will be deleted.
Thank you for all you do for Find A Grave.
Added by L Mastan on Jul 30, 2014 7:52 PM
As I told you before Rariden is Wilma Maiden name. And I am waiting for the gentleman to get out of the hospital and well enough. I have already sent him a couple emails. I can read and you don;t have to spell put the rules of Find A Grave. In the mean time the Memorial will stay up as is. So stop trying to police the Find A Grave Site for infractions. I will sign my name and hide behind a screen name. Phil Larkin
|Susanna Parrish Allen||Edits|
I do appreciate the edits of course.
|Susanna Parrish Allen||RE: Edits|
Yes, from a few in Wisconsin from different counties and even my relatives from Maryland? Just curious because they are alphabetical. If there a reason why you are checking on mine? just curious of course...
|Susanna Parrish Allen||Edits|
Just curious as to why you are editing my memorials one by one?
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