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Erin Nikitchyuk (#47811589)
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Bio Photo email is nikitfamily at gmail dot com

I am generally not related to the people honored in the memorials I create. I focus mostly on photographic preservation of local history and sadly have no genealogical connections where I live. I am happy to transfer records to your safe keeping upon request.

I grant permission to use my photos for personal, non-commercial use. If you'd like to use them in a project, please contact me. It is not my intention to have these volunteered hours end up contributing to a service that will then charge for access to the information.
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 • 1,699 Memorials Added
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Duplicate Memorial
Hi Erin,

We both have a memorial up for Alfred White Van Sinderen. Mine is memorial# 128835621 and yours is 141304190. I placed mine on Apr 30 2014 and you placed yours on Jan 13 2015.

Find A Grave doesn't want duplicate memorials on the site and so I am asking you to take yours down as the rules say the first one up stays.

I know that sometimes it is not the easiest thing to take a memorial down you have place as I have had to remove some of mine before because there was a duplicate that was posted before I posted mine. I just placed any information or photos that I had on the other person's memorial. That seemed to be the fairest solution.

I think your memorial is very nice and the photos you took and placed on it are quite good. I would welcome you placing your headstone photos on my memorial. That will make a more complete memorial for Alfred and you will retain the credit for the photos.

I sincerely hope that we can come to an agreement concerning this between ourselves.

Thank you for your consideration.

Find A Grave# 47100431
Added by Karen on Jul 16, 2015 4:53 PM
P Welch
Martha Hubbard photo - Newington Cemtery
The photo you posted to memorial 122055293 actually goes to memorial 24437845. The date of death has a 5, not a 3.
Added by P Welch on Jun 20, 2015 6:14 AM
LBWL (Lin)
Wethersford Village Cemetery Photo
This image posted to Cemetery site, by you 18 May 2012, is classic proof that every picture tells a story. Incredible in it's ability to speak of the past without saying a word.
I visited this cemetery ca1990 & you've perfectly captured the beauty, history, etc of the location. Thank you so much for sharing photograph on Find A Grave site.
Added by LBWL (Lin) on Jun 14, 2015 11:28 AM
Jack Davison
buria site locator
Bedides the VA Locator, if you need to look for a grave that you are pretty sure is in Arlington, you can try the ANC Explorer, which tells you not only the grave site and directions but displays details with a photo. The Naval Academy web site usna,edu has a burial site index under the Cemetery and columbarium menu, but the Chapel has not kept it up recently. I was told that they are settingup a kiosk for actual visitors; it is not clear whetheror not they will add future intermentsan inurnments to the web site, but I have told them the good reasons for doing so, to help the sort of inquiries that are madeby those creatin Find A Grave memorials, which seem to be what the Chapel office expects to satisfy the need. To try the index, which is good for burials up to about a year ago,go>cemetery>burial index, and for Find A Grave search try the name at United States>MD> Anne Arundel County and look for the name united Statates Naval Academy. IT IS TECJNICALLY A national cemetery butbit is not under VA administration andvthere is another Annapolis National Cemetery in town that was founded during the Civil War as was ANC.
Added by Jack Davison on Jun 09, 2015 1:46 PM
Jack Davison
RE: Tony Warzecha
Thanks a lot. That takes care of a lot of loose threads.
Added by Jack Davison on Jun 09, 2015 1:23 PM
Jack Davison
Tony Warzecha
The VA Nationwide Burial Site Locator is only for those in National cemeteries and those in other cemeteries with "GI" stones and markers. When I first discovered it it only assured information for those since 1997. It is indeed free and a big help.
Added by Jack Davison on Jun 08, 2015 4:13 PM
Jack Davison
Tony Warzecha
Sorry, I was finally given the (correct0 cemetery this morning, and was opening the memorial to add it when I discovered the one you created and I distracted myself about the apparent duplicate. As I said, I do not care about 'numbers" as long as the memorial is in the virtual cemetery with good information and photos so classmates can "visit it virtually. I get far more credit than I deserve for the very few clicks that it takes to add a memorial to the virtual cemetery. Posting the Lucky Bag photo does take a little effort to get the scan, but it keeps my brain stimulated. If you want, copy the photo. I was about to offer to post it but I accidentally lost the folder with those on my drives. Even so, I can copy it back and post it again if that is helpful.
Added by Jack Davison on Jun 08, 2015 4:01 PM
Jack Davison
RE: # 146309487 Eugene T Watzecha
That is the cemetery that I was told by the Alumni Association obits editor. I will get the info from the memorial that you created and fix the one I did.I am not at all concerned which name is "Credited" or "blamed for the memorials as long as I add them to the virtual cemetery for classmates to see, which they appreciate. Thanks.
Added by Jack Davison on Jun 08, 2015 3:21 PM
Jack Davison
# 146309487 Eugene T Watzecha
Duplicates # 96718910 that I created in 2012. I do ot care whether or not you delete this one that you created, but woul appreciate it ifyou would post your phot of his grave to the one I created. He was commissioned at graduation. .but is listed as "Mr" in the Alumni Lookup. I am searching back issues of the Alumni magazine Shipmate for his obituary. I maintain the class of 1953 virtual cemetery and add or create memorials as classmates are reported deceased.
Added by Jack Davison on Jun 08, 2015 9:12 AM
The Wallace family thanks you
Thank you Erin for taking the time and effort in remembering my family. I have not seen these graves before, so it is very special what you have done for me. Grateful and kind regards, Frederic Wallace
Added by WallaceParkerBryant on May 31, 2015 2:38 PM
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