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Cari Aiken (#47126322)
 member for 5 years, 4 months, 25 days
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Bio Photo I first got involved with Find A Grave while researching my ancestry. I have found this to be a very useful and respectful site, with, for the most part, very approachable and helpful members.

The surnames in my lineage are: Aiken, Gray, Blumenauer, Schaeffer, Monroe, Holtzberg, Smitley, Gerberich, Miller, Lowery, Wise, Jenkins, Hester, Weathers, Kline, and many more. These family lines are mainly located in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana.

Please know that I appreciate everyone who responds to one of my requests for a photo or a link on a memorial, SO much! I work on "projects" in different locations from time to time, and enter a number of memorials while doing this, that I don't always get to thank each of you separately. Please understand, I mean no disrespect. I appreciate any and all help very, very much!

If I have entered a memorial for a relative of yours, that is not a relative of mine (or is a closer relation to you than to me) I will gladly transfer ownership of the memorial over to you. I enter a memorial to honor the person, NOT to increase my numbers. Please just contact me and let me know that you are related.

Also, I never intentionally enter a duplicate memorial. I do try my best to make sure one has not already been entered. If you find that I have entered a duplicate, please let me know and I will remove it, and will provide any additional information I had entered on mine to the original memorial.

If you would like to contact me directly, you may email me at aiken(dot)cari(at)gmail(dot)com.

One other note: if you send me a message or suggest a correction, but provide no way for me to respond to you by not allowing messages on your profile, I will ignore your request. I have had several people leave some particularly rude and incorrect suggestions. If you cannot communicate like a mature, polite adult then please do not bother contacting me.
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Rick Foster
Dryfoos, Siegels in Mayfield
Here is a note for you to add the following are all buried in Hays vault.

1. Herbert Dryfoos DOB 07/10/1886 DOD 02/18/1919 (ashes) - Hays Vault Left Wall
2. Robert Moss Siegel DOD 09/01/1961 (ashes)- Hays Vault Left Wall
3. Norman Siegel DOB 10/12/1907 DOD 12/24/1961 (ashes) - Hays Vault Left Wall
4. Margaret Elizabeth Siegel DOB 11/06/1909 DOD 12/18/1995 (ashes) - Hays Vault Left Wall

Since vaults are no access I have provided a photo of the vault for each and hope those will be of use.
Added by Rick Foster on Aug 15, 2014 2:59 AM
Shelley McMinn Anderson
Nancy Jane McCann Barnhart
I was wondering if you were related to Nancy Jane McCann Barnhart, as you posted a memorial for her - f.a.g. #79146612. This Barnhart family line is in my husband's family line,and connects into my McCann family line. If you are related, I have a photo of her and her husband and others in the family if you are interested. Shelley McMinn Anderson, Secretary of Glades Cemetery, Camichaels, Pa.
Added by Shelley McMinn Anderson on Jul 12, 2014 8:38 PM
Wildflower
RE: Pvt Paul E Dodd #77020176
Attempting to get other memorial deleted as yours is more complete. Might be hard as Guardian is currently not posting. Wait and see. Thanks, Wildflower
Added by Wildflower on Jul 10, 2014 2:59 PM
Louise Benas
RE: Younkins in Locust Valley
Cari,
I have added your information to my memorials for:
Jasper Younkins
Lizzie Younkins
Carroll Saxton Younkins
Charles Walter Younkins

I moved the pictures from my memorial for Donald Younkins to your memorial (your memorial was so complete it just made sense) and deleted my memorial. Can you link him to my memorials for his parents? Father, 115967024, Mother 115967049

Thank you, wish more Find A Grave contributors were like you.
Louise
Added by Louise Benas on Jul 09, 2014 8:03 AM
Andrew Field
S1 JWR Smith
Hi, I see you maintain Mr Smith's site for the Honolulu cemetery. He also has a cenotaph stone at the family plot in Maryland, the Findagrave # is 119388056.

I actually got his service record from the VA and I also got the deck log entry from the ship he died aboard, for the day of his death.

(FYI The newspaper article from 1945 is wrong... he died from coronary thrombosis and not a cerebral hemmorage. Both the VA record and deck log reflect this.)

Andrew Field
(first cousin, twice removed)
Added by Andrew Field on Jun 24, 2014 6:22 AM
Linda Simpson Davidson
Younkins at Locust Valley First Church of God Cemetery
Cari, the following Younkins which you have posted on Locust Valley First Church of God Cemetery, are also posted at nearby Locust Valley Bible Church Cemetery: Carroll Saxten Younkins, Charles Walter Younkins, Corp. Donald E. Younkins, Jasper Philhower Younkins, and Lizzie B. Jennings Younkins. Contributor Louise Benas added their memorials in August of 2013 with photos of their tombstones. FYI.
Added by Linda Simpson Davidson on Jun 23, 2014 2:18 PM
Wildflower
Pvt Paul E Dodd #77020176
Not sure if this is a duplicate of Sgt Paul E Dodd. Was at this cemetery yesterday and this is the only Paul E Dodd. (no Pvt Paul E Dodd). so will post this picture.
Added by Wildflower on Jun 21, 2014 12:27 PM
Debra Richards (Irishgirl355)
RE: 80972782 Transfer
Cari, Thank you!! Have a great holiday!
Added by Debra Richards (Irishgirl... on May 25, 2014 8:19 AM
Debra Richards (Irishgirl355)
80972782 Transfer
Hello Cari, Thank you for all you do in helping others, like me. I am hoping that you will transfer Bernard J. Callaghan 80972782 to me so that I may add the entire family together. This is my deceased brother in law's family that I have been researching for my nephews.
Kindest Regards,
Debra
Added by Debra Richards (Irishgirl... on May 25, 2014 6:00 AM
JRSents
Leola Cence Gray
Cari-- Thanks for links to her parents. -- John.
Added by JRSents on Mar 15, 2014 9:17 AM
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