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Eliza (#47799000)
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Bio Photo I was born in the city of Chula Vista, San Diego County, California, and reside here today. I am of Italian and French-Canadian descent. My parents are from Rochester, New York, and moved to San Diego in 1954.

Both of my paternal grandparents are Italian, born in Villavallelonga, a commune in the province of L'Aquila, Italy. They immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1900s, settling in Rochester, N.Y.

My French maternal grandmother was born in Smith Falls, Ontario, Canada. Roots originate from an unknown region of France, settling in Quebec, Canada, during the 1700s. I do not know much about my maternal grandfather, only that he was born in Rochester and died of alcoholism.

I am a nature enthusiast, enjoy the outdoors, traveling, and visiting historical places. Genealogy has always been a keen interest of mine. I spend a lot of time building my family tree, and helping others with theirs.

On occasions, I visit cemeteries to photograph headstones and create new memorials. When I first began this task, I intended to take "just a few" photos, but now proud to say I've greatly exceeded that limit. For many years, I've also assisted with transcribing/indexing records you may find on several genealogy websites.

At times I get ahead of myself and find my own work duplicated - especially when creating memorials. Parallel to that come typographical errors. I would surely appreciate a reminder if you happen to spot anything incorrect that I have entered.

When submitting revisions, please use the memorial's "EDIT" tab as much as possible. This feature is very convenient - plus F-A-G maintains all editing records.

I will gladly transfer management of a memorial per your request.

You have permission to copy my F-A-G photos for use in your own projects.

I enjoy chatting with F-A-G members and thank everyone for being so very helpful. Please feel free to contact me at any time.

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Bill J. Crowson
Clyde L. Lewis
Could you transfer Clyde L. Lewis Memorial# 109152842 to Bill J. Crowson (#46976998).

Thanks for you service.
Added by Bill J. Crowson on Oct 21, 2014 10:35 AM
Remember Them Always
Thank you very much for transferring Thomas & Elsie's memorials to me. I greatly appreciate it! =)
Added by Remember Them Always on Oct 19, 2014 12:58 PM
Gary A. Parsons
RE: Margaret Parsons
Thank you for the lead, but I don't think she's any relation. I checked my files and could not find any Margaret Parsons that came anywhere close to those dates. Thanks again for your help.

Gary A. Parsons
Added by Gary A. Parsons on Oct 19, 2014 9:51 AM
Jessica (Riplie) Dietz
Thank you for the picture
Carroll Roy Slevin Find A Grave# 114982697. Thank you for such a nice picture of his headstone.
Added by Jessica (Riplie) Dietz on Oct 16, 2014 7:04 AM
Bobbie Rick Geasland
Thank you for creating the memorial for Bobbie. She was my wife..I only found "Find A Grave" a couple of years ago...I may add some things or maybe take over the memorial later, but for now, Thank you...

Joe Geasland
Added by Joe on Oct 10, 2014 9:09 PM
Mardi Kightlinger
RE: Earl Soapes
Wow, thank you. My dad was tickled pink about the memorial. His uncle is buried fairly close to my mother who is at Point Loma. We can visit them both now. :D
Added by Mardi Kightlinger on Sep 23, 2014 4:01 PM
Mardi Kightlinger
Earl Soapes
Thank you Eliza!
Added by Mardi Kightlinger on Sep 23, 2014 9:24 AM
Mardi Kightlinger
Transfer of 102634495

Thank you so much for starting a memorial for my great uncle Earl Soapes #102634495.

Would you transfer him to me so I can "dress him up" for my dad's sake.

# 47550984
Added by Mardi Kightlinger on Sep 21, 2014 6:46 PM
RE: Nazworth
Hello Eliza , hope all is well . Did you happen
To find my Aunt Leona De La Girondarc , was
She in the same cemetery ? I wanted to thank
You for helping me , Christy
Added by Nazworth on Sep 13, 2014 1:42 AM
Try as I might not to do so, I, myself, have inadvertently created duplicates. It happens sometimes. The problem that I see is that Find A Grave doesn't reuse the memorial number and then brags about their 'score'.

There are so many duplicates and vacated spots that the total is flawed and meaningless

Oh well, such is life.
Added by anne on Sep 07, 2014 9:02 AM
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