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Rita Hagerty (#47521180)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy since the 1980s. Now that I am retired, I am very active with local groups/organizations and volunteering for different activities through the local RSVP. I try to devote more time to my "searching" too. With all of the advances for searching on-line now I have found several ancestors and relation that I did not even know about! Since I have become acquainted with Find A Grave, I have found so many of my ancestors. I try to enter as many of my relation and my late husband's relation as possible. I have been entering some of the local cemeteries in Knox Co. and some surrounding counties from information in cemetery books. By doing so I hope it will help others find their loved ones. I try to fulfill photo requests locally as my time allows. While doing this, I also photograph some of the surrounding, deteriorating, unusual, babies, young children, and veteran stones.

You have my permission to use any of the photos I have taken and have put on this site. I am happy to help others freely in this cause. It would be nice if you gave me credit for the photos I have taken. Of course, it is always nice to be asked; that way you know you are helping people. If someone else provides the photograph for me, I try to give them credit in the photo's caption area. Please take up-close, careful shots of photos on graves! Many may never been seen again, after you leave, as they are quickly disappearing. A family may have no other photo, and may not even know that one existed, if you pass it by. Also please crop your photos so they may be read easier.

PLEASE USE THE EDIT TAB OF A PERSON'S MEMORIAL TO SEND ME ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. That way an e-mail comes to me with links to the person's memorial; if requesting links, please provide numbers of the memorials you wish to have linked. I try to check the memorials that I enter so that I do not duplicate any earlier memorials, but sometimes this happens.

I try to follow the Find A Grave rules regarding transfers unless the person is my relation. However, other transfers will be considered.


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cindy sullivan
Margie Vories
Is it possible that you may have listed the wrong death year for Margie Vories? You have 2015. (If this is the Margie that just passed away a few days ago in 2016.) Please ignore,if this is a different Margie Vories.

Thanks for all you do.

Cindy Sullivan
Added by cindy sullivan on Jan 22, 2016 6:48 PM
Wilhelmine Wagner
Rita, can you please remove your group photo and extreme close-up from Wilhelmine Wagner, #63143630? Somebody posted a new, clearer photo, and I have reposted your group shot with better caption (retaining your photo credit). This will free up slots for future photos. Thank you!
Added by DOUG WAGNER on Jan 13, 2016 1:20 PM
John M. Frey
RE: Jospeh J Frey - 71984461
It won't let me procede because I have a pending change. This is hard to do on my phone also. I'll try to look at it in the morning. Thanks
Added by John M. Frey on Dec 23, 2015 8:25 PM
John M. Frey
RE: Jospeh J Frey - 71984461
Thanks Rita! I got my notes on my Joseph J. Freys mixed up. I had to fix a Laugel mistake also. I'm off this week and have entered a lot of info. I was wondering if you had to ok all the additions to your memorials you might be worn out with me. Thanks for watching over me. John
Added by John M. Frey on Dec 23, 2015 6:49 PM
jim jones
Hagg Memorials
Hi Rita, No problem, the sun was bright that day and made a lot of glare. Jim
Added by jim jones on Dec 22, 2015 8:44 PM
Tara D. Fields
Noble Peach
Thank you so much for the photo of the graves of Noble and Josie Peach, my boyfriend's great grandparents. We really appreciate it!

Tara Fields and Aaron Kimmell.
Added by Tara D. Fields on Dec 08, 2015 8:02 PM
Linda Y
i just looked at the memorials. I added the memorials. They were photo i fulfilled. You added the photo on nov 28th.
I will not take off my photo i thought you said i added after you did.
Added by Linda Y on Nov 29, 2015 8:00 AM
Linda Y
RE: 113193641- Herman Hoffman
Rita. I have other people add photos over ones we do. I find some of ours higher resolution
Added by Linda Y on Nov 28, 2015 11:28 PM
Linda Y
memorisl park

This is the most duplicated cemetery we have been in. The caretaker talked to us He said no one is willing to remove.
They are mostly between fairview and MP.

Many of photos were taken in bright sun.
I usually add if they are difficult to read. Or taken far away
Added by Linda Y on Nov 27, 2015 11:23 PM
John Davis Photo
Dear Rita,
Thank you for the time you took to find this photo. I am trying to research the descendants of my grandma's great, great-grandmother. This family has been more difficult to research, as I have not been able to find either Fannie Davis Cave's gravesite in Gibson County nor her second husband (Thomas Caves') gravesite in Dubois County. I am hoping that by finding her children, I can possibly find more information about where she may be buried. Thanks so much.

Your efforts are greatly appreciated!

Added by Heidi on Nov 19, 2015 3:03 AM
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