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I begin my bio with Colossians 4:6 - Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer every man. I believe this and strive to practice this well - so, rudeness, passive-aggressive behavior and angry attitudes are not welcome. There is no place for this in Findagrave.|
I have a number of things going on so I can't do timely edits on memorials. I am willing to transfer most of the memorials that I have created since most that I have done in Mt Rose and Greenlawn Cemeteries are not kin to me - if I have entered a family member or relative of yours (no matter how distant) and you'd like me to transfer the memorial to you, please send me your Findagrave ID# and I will transfer as soon as possible. It is not about numbers with me, it's about reunited families that somehow link us all together. However, I might not be ready to transfer some memorials of my and my wife's direct lines (Burgett, Abbott, Carney, Tweedlie and some related branches).
Also, memorials are important to all of us...for that reason, I think requests for corrections should be polite - if you want something corrected, please provide the information that needs to be added or corrected - not an impersonal/curt note like 'Dates are shown in photo of marker attached to this memorial'.
I am slowly working on memorials in Mt Rose and Greenlawn cemeteries in Moundsville, WV with Marshall County Contributor. When I uploaded the names in 2009, I messed up and the dates didn't load like they should have - so I am slowly getting them filled in :)
Also, if I have placed a death certificate on a memorial that I transfer to you and you don't care for it, no problem...I'll remove the death certificate. I don't care to hear any rantings about how it's such an abomination.
Carlton aka Carl
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|L Mastan||RE: Grandstaff|
Thank you for your kind offer to transfer the Grandstaff memorials In GreenLawn Cemetery. Although I am not closely related (only 4th cousin) I would be very pleased to manage the memorials.
But, if a closer relation asks, I will gladly transfer the memorials to them.
If you agree, I will send requests via the edit/suggest a correction tabs, so you will have the memorial #'s along with my contributor #.
When I am sure of the families of Anna May, Nancy Maria, Robert H and William B Grandstaff, I will send the info.
Thank you very much,
Added by L Mastan on Sep 19, 2014 12:27 PM
Thank you for so quickly approving the edits I sent for the Grandstaff family.
Added by L Mastan on Sep 18, 2014 4:07 PM
Re: Memorial 21399239
If you click on "Click here to view all images..." you will see two copies of her death certificate which you added in back in 2009.
Unfortunately, her memorial has reached its maximum for photos and doesn't have room for a grave marker photo.
Could you delete at least one of the death certificate images?
Added by Oscar on Sep 11, 2014 11:31 AM
|Brian Adams||RE: William T (Clark) @ Watts Cemetery|
There are actually two numbers associated with the stone in question. They are 24432626 and 24432447. Both refer to the same stone. For 24432447, it shows the last name as Watts, probably because of the cemetery name. With the other one you show a possible last name of Clark. Based on what is written on the stone, "Husband of E. C. Gardner", I believe the last name for William T. should also be Gardner.
|Cockayne Farm||Cockayne Graves|
Carl, thank you for your generosity in transferring the Cockayne graves to the Farm. I am attempting to get all the graves under one Find A Grave account which we can then link to the Cockayne Farm website. I think this would be a good source of information for people. You are kind, and thank you for all you have done. Jane Cockayne Weaver
|Brian Adams||William T (Clark) @ Watts Cemetery|
I believe the William T marker at the Watts cemetery should have the last name Gardner. On the marker it states William T. was the husband of E. C. Gardner. In addition, there are a number of Gardners in the nearby Sulphur Springs Cemetary. Let me know what you think.
|Eugenie Wren||William C Hartin|
I have William Nathaniel Hartin for the same demographics and want to know how sure you are of the C. middle initial.
|quietholler||Nathaniel Stuart Hartin?|
Hi Carl- I have an 1850 federal census attached to my Ancestry family tree which shows "NS Hartin" living and working in Smith County, Texas that year. He is living with a "Rustin" family and there are 4 other individuals of varying surnames living there. This NS Hartin is listed as a laborer who was born about 1798 in Tennessee. I've sent this message because you have a note on NS Hartin's memorials asking for information about where he may have died. Maybe Texas? Dana
|Bonita||James W Alexander 37628021|
Dear Carl, I think this may be him, James West Alexander:
Name: James West Alexander
Birth Date: 6 Jan 1865
Birth Place: West Virginia
Death Date: 2 Mar 1939
Death Place: NS Pgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: James Alexander
Father Birth Place: West Virginia
Mother Name: Riggo (Riggs)
Mother Birth Place: West Virginia
Spouse Name: Harriett Kahn
Certificate Number: 20730
Death cert says burial in Brookside in WV but that name doesn't come up for WV cemeteries. His mother's name was Rebecca
Added by Bonita on Jul 17, 2014 7:48 AM
|Bonita||James W Alexander 37628021|
Dear Carl, Not sure who this is as I didn't find him in the West Virginia death records, but he is not the father of Ralph Alexander who died in France in WWI. That James W. Alexander was born May 28 1854, and died Nov 7 1940 in Moundsville, and is buried in Linwood Cemetery, Blaine, Belmont County, Ohio. Ralph is buried in France but there is a cenotaph in Linwood Cemetery.
Added by Bonita on Jul 17, 2014 7:35 AM
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