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cataholic4ever (#46531689)
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Bio Photo *It's sad to see people not following fag rules anymore and people being so impolite when contacting others.

I try to be understanding in my requests to other people in sacs or about correcting mistakes (mine or others), but lately it just seems that other peoples etiquette has gone right out the window.

I don't delete my posts on my page because I have no problem with people seeing a conversation. I can't help other people hide the nastiness they have by deleting my initial questions to them on their pages.

And No there's no obligation for me to add my personal email onto my profile page, because you can contact me through fag just fine either sac or on my page.

Be polite and courteous to others


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Hi,

Since 2009 I have been working on preserving the Greenwood Cemetery. I started out taking care of a few family members there and then found more and more. I am related somehow to almost 1/2 of the cemetery.

I have been going through the cemetery stone by stone trying to physically place all the graves. I'm also trying to add names to the stones that are unreadable, which is very very hard! Sometimes I find a stone which just says mother or father even

I have been going through obituaries, church records, cemetery books, county birth records, funeral home records, and death records just trying to make sure every one is found and taken care of.

If you are within the FAG guidelines I will GLADLY transfer too.

I'm just about done with the cemetery now. :D


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Albert Ledoux
RE: St. John's cemetery
Truth be told, while I do photograph all the stones, if there isn't something fragmentary of the name remaining on the stone, I just don't bother to list it. That can be the first or the last name, but I need a "piece of name" to be there in order for the search engine to locate it for some future searcher.

Example:
http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GScid=1450980&GRid=137120939&
Added by Albert Ledoux on Aug 29, 2015 10:32 AM
Kathleen Bond
RE: Baker
Thank you. Got the message that Isaac and Caroline have been transferred. I promise to take good care of them.

Kathleen
Added by Kathleen Bond on Aug 28, 2015 7:00 PM
Albert Ledoux
RE: St. John's cemetery
I have 1,500+ more to add at Calvary, after which I'll get started on St. John's. As much as is humanly possible, I have pix of every last stone in that cemetery. I even took pix of rotted stones with very bad inscriptions, figuring that it might prove to be a clue for somebody. I'll let you know whenever I start.

Would you like for me to keep a list off to the side of the computer of actual new memorials I might be able to add?
Added by Albert Ledoux on Aug 28, 2015 6:53 PM
Albert Ledoux
RE: St. John's cemetery
Didn't Blair County Genealogical put out a compilation some years ago of the St. John's stones and sections (if known). If memory serves it ran to a couple of hundred pages.
Added by Albert Ledoux on Aug 28, 2015 6:42 PM
Kathleen Bond
RE: Baker
Yes, Isaac Faunce Baker would be a 2nd cousin 4x's removed. Related through his mother, Elizabeth Faunce, who is a 1st cousin.

Thanks for updating the memorials.

Kathleen Bond
Added by Kathleen Bond on Aug 28, 2015 6:38 PM
Albert Ledoux
RE: St. John's cemetery
Another note ... I try my best to photograph ancient cemeteries under glaring sun, and just as the sun is passing beyond the front of the marble stones. That's the only way to get maximum contrast that makes an an eroded stone legible for maybe a half hour a day. Suffice to say that it took repeated visits to St. John's to accomplish this. Although I don't expect to add too many actual memorials, I should be able to add some pretty sweet pix of ancient stones.
Added by Albert Ledoux on Aug 28, 2015 5:54 PM
Albert Ledoux
RE: St. John's cemetery
I'd like to add section numbers in St. John's, but I didn't correlate with a map as I took the pictures. The best I could do would be to indicate east half / west half.
Added by Albert Ledoux on Aug 28, 2015 5:50 PM
genienuts 1976
RE: otto pierce
We are NOT related this family. (This statement was added because some FindAGrave contributors will transfer the memorials to us. We do NOT want to manage it as we are Not related.)


Please add the following to the bio link on his memorial:

biographical sketch is available in “Biographical History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa”, 1891, biographical sketch on pages 254 - 255


The biographical sketch may be viewed at:
http://iagenweb.org/pottawattamie/Bios1891-O.htm#PierceOW
Added by genienuts 1976 on Aug 25, 2015 3:25 PM
Lutetia
RE: Heinrich Bosslet
Hi,
well he is not on either of the two transcription that were done after his death. The cemetery is small and pretty well documented.
Added by Lutetia on Aug 25, 2015 2:43 PM
Julie
Mary Gottshall
Yes, your solution to the middle name dilemma is just fine. I sympathize with your example of a false middle name spread all over. I have a similar issue with sloppy work on Findagrave- a memorial that belongs to a distant relative, with records providing evidence of relationship to my family, and the owner of the memorial has incorrectly attached it to his own family and will not discuss. I am working on this problem. Thanks for your diligence!
Added by Julie on Aug 24, 2015 1:07 AM
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