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I appreciate all of the interest that my memorials have received. However, I have been overwhelmed by all the emails I have been getting. I have young children and can not keep up with the demands of maintaining this site. I have spent countless hours at cemeteries recording burials of people whom I do not know. The proceeding onslot of corrections and requests for transfers is just too much. While the majority of the inquests have come from one person, the pestering has been so excessive that I had to delete all of my over 2,300 memorials. It was with a heavy heart that I made all of those deletions, but I simply must put my family first.|
IF DIANNE CONTACTS YOU AND ASKS YOU TO HELP HER PESTER ME, PLEASE SAY 'NO.'
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I agree with the message left below. Maybe you are busy but I as well have 2 young ones & work out of the home. It is hard to find the time. I was bullied but it was out of control. She even tried to "get legal". Didn't go there. But...don't delete. You should've transferred management over to F.A.G. Let them deal with the situation. They are usually pretty good about it. Everybody's situation is different. But I urge you from one busy mom to another, come back. It's kind of a get-away thing! :)
Added by ƦosƐ on Feb 09, 2015 12:46 PM
|Michelle Shreve||deleting your memorials|
I have come across your "bio" by a roundabout way, not at all needing to contact you for any of your memorials. After reading that you deleted over 2,000 memorials I really felt the need to send a message. For all I know, you may not be reading your messages any more, but this may help any others who may read this. As a genealogist, it makes me sad to see anyone delete info that they worked hard on, and info that may benefit others. Weren't you aware that you could contact Find A Grave administration and ask them to take over the management of your memorials? That's always an option when someone can't/doesn't want to continue with Find A Grave. I understand that your time is limited and it was becoming too intense to continue. I'm sure your memorials were appreciated by all who saw them. Maybe some time in the future you could start again, when you have more time.
|DiAnn||Photos not "stolen"|
You are incorrect on the ownership of the cemetery photos. I personally took the photos with my own camera at the cemetery on March 17, 2006.
Please be advised there are other "originals" of many of the family photos you possess which are owned by other Hopper descendants -- snapshots as well as portraits. I have seen them myself in other's collections in Minnesota, South Dakota, Washington, and Iowa.
There are TWO photographs which were lent to me by Mae over five years ago, so that I could make copies with her permission (Ida and Minnie's which I did post on their memorials). Are those the ones you are concerned about? I have used no others of to my knowledge.
I am sorry you decided to delete your original "one-of-a-kind memorials" rather than just the duplicates.
Added by DiAnn on Aug 06, 2011 12:18 AM
|SHERYL MASON REYNOLDS||I am related to|
Anna Agnes Elizabeth Swallom Hopper who married Stephen Jacob Van Fossen of Shellsburg Iowa her parents is Elias and and Mary Jane Swallom.
|SHERYL MASON REYNOLDS||Hoppers|
Penny please transfer all the Hopper sites I am a relative of the Hoppers. I am recieving information from the below note
[Send Reply] Hopper etc duplicates at Pleasant Ridge
Sheryl -- I don't own the memorials that are duplicated... other people do. Please check the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery page for what I am speaking of.
I know they are all YOUR relatives, and I do believe YOU should retain yours; and you also have the best information given on the folks, of course. Thelma Dorsey and Penni Campbell made quite a few however, and some are prior to yours. I sent them the same message as you. I hoped maybe you could "send them a correction" asking them to delete their duplicates.
It is just a mess -- I was trying to let everyone know who isn't monitoring their memorials that it needs to be addressed.
Thanks for all your help, and don't be offended, I just want to "clean up the cemetery" so my links are going to the right folks.
Also, do you know how the cemetery got the location information "Cedar Rapids"? That is pretty inaccurate. I noticed a while back somehow it got changed to that. Hmmmm.
Added by DiAnn on Jul 26, 2011 3:08 PM
[Send Reply] Pleasant Ridge
I will gladly link to your memorials. Thanks very much for letting me know you are trying to get this sorted out. Hope Penni will delete her duplicates, too.! DiAnn
Added by DiAnn on Jul 26, 2011 3:11 PM
|SHERYL MASON REYNOLDS||Hoppers|
I Penni I am wondering if you are related to the Hoppers as another person wants to add relatives and I am also a relative. Please contact me so we can straighten up all the incorrections of dups on the Pleasant Hill site thanks Sheryl
|john haines||RE: Dressler|
...and it's supposed to be, firstly, a Hobby!
|diana greb||Selma Olson|
Hi--I just added a copy of the death certificate for Selma Olson (27910852). I am not related, I am just adding copies of Linn DCs. Diana
|Vita Brevis||Re: Carol Kadow|
Penni - thanks for the transfer of Carol. I have connected her to her parents.
|Jody Beaston||beaston family history|
Hi everyone I am looking anything on Beaston family history if you can help thanks. jody beaston
I am jody beaston married to rodney beaston son of joseph and wynona beaston his also grandson an neuphen to wesley beaston & leanon hopper or william beaston to James beaston
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