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Update: Now off of volunteering for awhile due to vehicle problems and home repairs. In past, have been receiving in excess of e-mails every day that keeps me from getting photos out, so if I do not get back or photos out to you in a timely manner, please have a little patience. Also, please try to resolve your own questions "problems" and understand that there are not enough field volunteers in the Detroit area where a lot of requester folks have moved out of state, there are so many hundreds of requests over 3 years plus in waiting, you will need to help contact the cemetery to get all burial locations first and fill out your photo requests as much as possible. This cemetery is old and headstone may need to be made visible "raised". Thank you!|
Please call Mt Olivet office to verify all burial locations and add it to the request, at (313) 365-3207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, private data and what we do for ourselves dies with ourselves; more on line today, what we do or share for others remain immortal.
For photo reward, don't pat me on a sore back, appreciation is a wonderful thing: it makes others excellent by the work of others and does not keep a secret for what is due in true reward for the hidden losses, aches, and pains...mileage chart round trip: Mt Olivet(30),Armada(40).
There are a lot of acting genealogist who run this advantage "me" to the limits to find data, there are those who really seek there departed love ones for rest in love, and there are those who just want somebody to seek out and clean up their family line memorials for their own advantage. I just wish Findagrave would add an identifier, so more time is used for quality photos of loved ones and not so much as quantity for researchers even though I do enjoy when I pass the next photo count marker.
We are often caught up calling destination what we limit to appreciate for the journey, especially by using or abusing the goodness of the help we get on the way.
People forget what you said or what we do, but how do people who say appreciation is real are really making one feel rewarded for losses?
It is the fruit of wonder to think who planted it's tree before the fruit and have not given for the gift of extra efforts with a gift of return.
This is not a request to gain, but a free spirit attempt to help recover the losses. Happy customers may send a token tip of appreciation and gratuity to PayPal using my listed email below.
About myself and my job as a volunteer in the area:
I'm living north of Detroit and laid off for over five years from a trickle down economy as small suppliers loose another auto worker who suffers events of their systems many problems.. Έ.*ƸӜƷ*¨*.ΈΈ❤Έ.* ――¨(Ώ)
... As result, lots of people left Michigan and now I'm doing what only feels like god's work "out of love" in a special time of need. It does not pay the bills, but if I can help make things right everything feels all right and maybe I could find some luck out of finding graves from your researched efforts and leading instructions. Maybe it will be just taking the a photo, but in most cases I end up digging around the marker more than a photo shot...
There are a lot of sunken markers that are buried or covered with grass, but the worst is when I get requests with wrong locations that were questionable with out fair warning to me up front resulting in losses, waist of time,and the suffering effort of digging up or dragging tools around losing the good faith of your search.
It is only a photographer's "grave digger" job to be prepared for fulfilling photo requests only, but If photo requests are for a quick look for a "questionable burial", please state that using the comment command with the photo request.
Sorry, I no longer do data research work because there is to much to do, there are to many who do not do their own data work, I have a lot of extra photos to get/fix/sort/upload , and I am a photo guy not a paid data worker who looks up burial locations.
After my on going loses(cameras, glasses, fuel, ware-tear, time, and money... the free information I already have given are in the stone photos, found plot burial area photos, some unmarked grave photos, and "bird's eye" view photos close up for finding next of kin near by the relative burial grounds as I do find many extra marriage names inter-burial located.
More about my limited gifts, my mom's care of age 86 is my priority, but I do get out fulfilling many quick "photo only requests" that should already have been researched by the requester and if not, it is an abuse to myself when claiming photo request that turns out false.
Please double check your burial locations. There are too many false requests without a fair questionable notice, I just do not have time to be dragging or digging at wrong locations that are not correct. I do grave & plot-marker photos only on request. I do not do archaeological digs without fair or legal notice; therefor, contact the office and get your sites correct.
Your photo request as others are the ones who are managing these memorials to set at rest or find the truths; based on information given, please do not abuse volunteers as your answers are coming.
More about my life line, mom does not write and dad a military man did not have much time during the post-World War 2 ... or after wars to document any of our personal family.
I am helping our family, friends of Find a Grave, asking for those who know or who can seek, to log these memorials before they fall apart. Yes, it is important that we teach our children where our families are buried so that they in return can teach their children to oversee and help preserve the traditions. This information gets lost, covered up by nature or destroyed very quickly, and is difficult to recover without a backup like Find-A-Grave.
We can make life easier with digital access before we lose anymore survivors who only take missing information to the grave.
If you should find errors in anything I have submitted, please contact me for updates and corrections. If you wish to add anything to the bio for anyone please let me know as well; I will be glad to add to the submissions and give you credit for the information.
To request a memorial transfer, please click on the edit tab for that memorial and include your FAG#. I do not transfer ALL requests because many of my entries are connected to my family. You may leave info on any memorial by leaving flowers, flags, etc. and comments, also photographs may be added.
My 4 main family line(Mi principal lνnea familiar)Smith/Hadden & Delgadillo/Guerra:
His dad Smith/Hadden= Cullen Blackman & Grpa's: Thomas Bass Smith & Lena Hadden.
His mom Rochester/Atkinson=Hattie &Grma's: Sarah Atkinson & William Rochester.
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|Patti Walker||Thank you|
Thank you for getting the headstone photo of William Sellers for me. Greatly appreciated. Patti
Thank you for the location of Wiktoria's grave. I added it.
Added by KPM on Oct 18, 2013 6:29 PM
|Dan Harvey||Clifford L. Craven|
Sorry I have been so long in acknowledging this effort on your part to photograph my Uncle Cliff's grave site. Thank you so much for your work and your photographs. I really do appreciate these.
|Gene Rochester||RE: Rochester, in Talladega...|
Rochesters in Alabama (my notes)
(For more information see Sheriff p. 7.)
(Allen Rochester in Tuscaloosa. AL in 1830.)
My dad (Dewey Richmon) told me that his father and uncle came to the US in late 1800's. I know not much more of Lonnie but Jacob married a lady in Georgia and had the twins, Buelah and Ulah, and some other children. I don't know what happened to the wife but he later came to Alabama and here in Talladega there is a community called Cemetery Mountain. He met Lou Emma Jones who was only 13 and married her. Their children were Taylor, Dewey, Jacob Wiley Jr.(of Calif), Lonzo and Lenzo (of Selma) and Richard (of TX). JW Sr. died in about 1954 or so. John (the judge in Ashland) is the son of Lenzo. He died a couple years ago. I have a sister (Elizabeth Adams), a brother (Douglas Dewey), another sister (Glenda Hancock).
All the uncles were married twice. My grandmother didn't like any of the daughters in law. She died in 1976 on Sand Mountain (Ider, AL). Sorry I am not more organized with this info but that's just me. I really need to talk to John's mother who I am sure would be of much help. My older sister knows Nancy and another cousin from Jacksonville pretty well. My brother told me of the mean Gentrys' of Georgia that we are related to, but I never write anything down.
Phyllis Cooper, Talledega, Alabama. Sept 2002, e-mail
According to WW1 registration Lomnie R- was born 29 MAR 1896 in Buchanan, GA. Loney R- born 1890 in AL (ewr. Feb. 2006) I have heard from several people about two brothers coming to Alabama from SC. These two brothers could be Andrew D. (Derrick) and these are the children of Hollis. Both are in Alabama in 1920. ewr
e-mail date 11/15/1998 from Barbara Tillary in Birmingham to E.L., Rocky, Rochester in Ark. follows:
there were 3 Rochester families in Birmingham area in the early 1900's. There was the line of William Marion Rochester, who was the son of George W. Rochester from the Ft Payne area. Then there was the line of Benjamin and Andrew Rochester who were brothers. They were from SC and I believe that they were from the Walhalla area of Oconee Co., SC I believe that their father was Hollis Rochester born about 1834
I have talked with several of the William Marion Rochester line and one daughter remembers that there was another Rochester that used to work with her father in the mines. Apparently they had talked and decided they were not related, but I just think the connection was further back. Then I have talked to some cousins on the Johnson line. They remember the Julia Johnson Rochester and seemed to remember that some of the line moved to Arkansas but not names or places. They did remember that there was a Dr. Rochester that was somehow related to the Nathaniel (W) Rochester
I finally figured out that this Dr. Rochester is John Crawford Rochester, son of Andrew Rochester mentioned above. There is another brother of this John living in Birmingham, but he is unable to remember anything. His wife said that the John Rochester lives in Tennessee and he never knew anything either and is a lot younger than her husband. Benjamin Rochester just had one daughter, Mary Kathleen who moved away and is now deceased.
|Kitty Walker Lennard||Phyllis Renee Rochester Cooper|
Here is obituary for Rochester that is also in Talladega Co. , AL and is on Find A Grave. Maybe there is some info here on Your family that You can use.
Also Shelby and Talladega Co.are joined at Co. line
Phyllis Renee Rochester
Funeral services for Mrs. Phyllis Renee Rochester Cooper, 57, will be Sunday, February 27, 2011, 1 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Mims officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Baptist Cemetery. Mrs. Cooper died Friday, February 25, 2011 at her residence. She is preceded in death by her son, Jonathan Cooper, father Dewey Rochester, mother, Erline Rochester and sister, Liz Adams. She is survived by her husband, Dixon Cooper of Talladega; son and daughter-in-law, Brad Cooper (Tiffany) of Talladega; daughter, Rachell Cooper of Talladega; grandchild, Amity Cooper; sister, Glenda Hancock of Section; brother, Douglas Rochester of Section. Visitation will be Saturday February 26, 2011, 6 to 8 pm at Usrey. Pallbearers are Chris Hollingsworth, Tommy Canada, Jimmy Adams, Jamie Cooper and Terry Davis. Online condolences may be made at www.usreyfuneralhome.com Usrey Brown-Service Funeral Home will direct.
Published in The Daily Home on February 26, 2011
|J Witkowski||James Anthony Zerilli|
Thank you for the photo!
|Dana Cook||Gladys Bing|
Thank you for your time and effort in trying to get a pic and there wasn't one. I appreciate it.
|Jack Gilchrist||Onyskin Photos - Thanks|
Thank you for the great photos of Nicklas, Marie and Mary Lou Onyskin taken in the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Detroit. I also appreciated the transfers .. and I did the right thing and deleted my duplicate.
Your efforts on behalf of these relatives are most appreciated.
|Karin King||Christine Amerine|
Climbing up on casket rollars, eh?? Thank you!
|Wendy & John Corcoran||Donald Wyatt and Lois Eleanor Lindeman Overman, photo by C. Smith, 29 Aug 2013, for Find A Grave Mem|
Thank you hugs for your kindness in photographing our family headstone!
Wendy and families
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