|Craig & Tonya Banks (#46890871)|
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When I joined Find a Grave it was a good website where a person could find and connect to their past without having to pay an annual fee. As I searched other volunteers home pages, I would read in their bios how they too expressed their support for the website and how it helped them to find a love one. On certain occasions though, I would come across a bio in which the volunteer didn't write a bio about themselves, but they expressed anger about the neglect of other individuals who didn't abide by the website rules. As I continued to read the bio, I wondered why they would choose to express their anger and frustration rather than write something good about themselves. Well after many years of contributing memorials, photos, and flowers, I know now why they wrote those angry words. I have come to realize that when a website offers free membership, it opens the door to every idiot who has nothing better to do than to create frustration and tension for other people. If these trouble causing individuals were forced to pay an annual fee, I believe they would think twice about wasting their money on creating aggravation for other individuals. I am changing my policy, and will be a STRICT keeper of the Find a Grave Rules. This means: Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be YOUR siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. If you don't understand this, then go find someone who does understand this statement and can explain it to you. There are many of my relatives memorials that I don't manage and I am quite happy to leave them in the hands of other people. If there is something I want added to the memorial I click the EDIT tab and make my request. This is the correct, by the rules, way for this website. If this rule is not followed, then when I receive your email/request, I will list it as spam and it will be deleted.|
Another rule I have found that volunteers are breaking is the photo copyright rule. You CANNOT claim a photo you DID NOT TAKE. I have found many of my photos being copied and pasted on other memorials. This is a serious rule infraction. REMEMBER, IF YOU DIDN'T TAKE THE PICTURE.....DON'T TAKE CREDIT FOR THE PICTURE! Ask for permission.
Finally, Be accurate with your information. When photo volunteers go out to fill a photo request, they are taking their time and money to get you that photo. Don't just put someone in a cemetery because it seems like the right one. Take the time to do some research and get confirmation before you list a memorial. Be Considerate!
There are certain individuals out there (and you know who your are) who have caused me to take these measures and unfortunately for the innocent, I'm sorry but things have changed.
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Would you mind deleting the duplicates I've sent to you? It seems like it takes forever for Find A Grave to do anything.
Added by Peka on Oct 16, 2014 7:21 PM
|Virgil K. Knight||Ryall Cemetery|
Just a note to say thanks for the memorials and photos in Ryall Cemetery in Effingham Co., GA. Learned more about the Morgan family because of you two. You both are appreciated.
|Frankz||Heath cemetery, Treutlen county|
Since you took photos of this cemetery:
can you tell me where it's located, if you remember it?
Added by Frankz on Oct 14, 2014 9:55 AM
|l jo brown w||William N Brown|
Son of: # 136937671 & # 136937814. His middle name is Nicholas.
First I would like to thank you for the hard work you have put into this. It has been helpful in putting together my family history.
I am wanting to know how to get some information (mothers, father, siblings, children, etc) added to some you have in this database.
Thanks for your help.
Tonya M Donaldson
|Dawn Hammond||Edward E. Kitchens|
Hello Craig or Tonya Banks
Edward E. Kitchens #75582017 He is the nephew of my great Aunt. He was born 10 Nov 1946 and died 14 Nov 2006 in Burke Co, Georgia his parents were Warren Palmer Kitchens and Margaret V. Anderson.
|Jeff Futch||Aunt Onnie married into the White Family|
Onnie Idabelle Futch married Edgar White 9/8/1937
her Father was William Everette Futch
her Mother was Alletta Iola (Allie Milton
I'm sure you can check this our on the Futch Line
Jeff Futch Fort Myers FL.
|S.J. Wingate||Mary Gugel Weitman Gnann|
Regret . . . misspelled middle name wrong . . . it is GUGEL not Gugle.
|S.J. Wingate||Mary Gugle Weitman Gnann 1830-1913|
Your work is greatly appreciated, but I would like you to update your info on this person. I know Mary's maiden name is WEITMAN NOT GUGLE.
Mary's mothers maiden name was Gugle and Mary's middle name is Gugle.
(1) Records of Effingham Co., GA, Part 2, Effingham Co. Legal Records From The GA Genealogical Magazine, p 154.
Granted marriage license to CLETUS GNANN and MARY G. WEITMAN on July 29, 1852.
(2) GA Salzburgers & Allied Families, Vol.1, p 514 (Gnann Family).
(3) GA Salzburgers & Allied Families, Vol.4, p 3071 (Weitman Family).
Your work is greatly appreciated.
Sandra J. Wingate
# 78350934 Mary Carolyn Graham is the Daughter of John A Graham and Lillian Barwick Graham memorial # # 97603262, in case you want to link them.
Added by quiltedv on Sep 11, 2014 10:03 PM
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