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ohSunnyOne (#47178112)
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Bio Photo My Find-a-Grave activity is only moderately curtailed by that essential 'nuisance' of "having to earn a living". I generally respond to queries, SACs and requests as soon as I can get a round tuit. Sincere apologies for all delays, and thank you for your patience. =]) Beth

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A proud Canadian, I now live in the beautiful Province of British Columbia :D Locations of interest near my former home in Ontario include all of Simcoe County (which is about an hour north of Toronto), plus Ancaster (west Hamilton) and the (former) County of Wentworth, which are due west of Toronto.
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My Mother, Margaret 'Marg' Mills, 1915 - 2014

My Dad, F/O William Ross 'Bill' Mills, 1908 - 1965, RCAF 1940-1945, 435(T) Squadron Burma 1944-'45

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Copyright courtesy requested! If you wish to use a photo that I have uploaded to a memorial here on Find-a-Grave, and post it to another website 'as yours', KINDLY ASK ME FIRST. In general, I don't mind if anyone uses my photos for their personal records, and I would hope my name would be included for the source file. But please, if you're going to post them to a FEE-BASED/SUBSCRIPTION website (including Ancestry, which as we all know ultimately profits from _everything_ contributed to their site), it would be nice if credit to the photographer (me) could be given within the posting. I don't know if other sites make this possible, but something such as: "Photograph taken by OhSunnyOne, Ancaster, Ont" would be appreciated.
Thank you for this consideration.

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"If we don't grab this data, it's gone. Stones are face down, fallen over. Some that we can read now, we won't be able to read later. Counties just don't have the resources to restore every cemetery." --
Gail Brown, coordinator faculty of the Geographic Information System program at Kirkwood Community College (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), on cemetery preservation and recording

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"God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am
so far behind that I will never die."
- Bill Waterson [creator, 'Calvin & Hobbes']

Visitor: What a nice town. Have you lived here all your life?
Old Lady: Nope. Not yet.

My next vehicle license plate cover will read:

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RE: # 120754484 Elise Diehl Hespeler
Thank you. There is some confusion as to whether Jacob had one or two wives and their names and which is which if there actually were two. The other name floating about is Knoth. Her death record doesn't give her maiden name.
Added by Searching on Aug 26, 2015 1:04 PM
Thank you for transferring the memorials for the Brysons in Barrie Union Cemetery to me!

Anita Kilburn Powers #48113519
Added by AnitaKilburnPowers on Aug 26, 2015 7:05 AM
# 120754484 Elise "Lissie" Diehl Hespeler
Can you tell me your source for the name Diehl? It isn't on the gravestone.
Added by Searching on Aug 23, 2015 1:50 PM
Photos in Whistler
Thank you very much for posting the two grave photos yesterday!
Added by bluemermaid68 on Aug 19, 2015 9:26 AM
Barrie Union Cemetery
You show Agnes Millicent Cowan's death date as 1953. This must be a typo as she died in 1913.

Thanks for being one of those great people who contribute so much to our searches.

Dianne Myers

PS: Agnes was one of my grandmother's many Ontario cousins.
Added by DINAH on Aug 17, 2015 6:00 PM
Lil Heselton
RE: photo of grave Everitt Larkey
Thank you. He is actually my 2nd cousin - or maybe 1st cousin 1r I am not sure without looking it up.
Added by Lil Heselton on Aug 15, 2015 1:31 PM
thanks for catching those dupes, the beta system has a lot to go with all the bugs it is experiencing.

no more Hamilton eh? Off to hot and dry bc this
Added by Islington on Aug 13, 2015 6:33 PM
Lil Heselton
photo of grave
I would like to use the photos of Everett larkeys grave # 91904210 on Ancestry - I will give both you and Find A grave Credit.
Added by Lil Heselton on Aug 09, 2015 5:56 PM
Photo Request
Greetings. I see you had photographed A. D. Braithwaite memorial at Hamilton Cemetery. I believe he is tied into my family tree but still working on the link.

My maternal great grandfather is interred there (along with spouse) and I have the locators. Do you ever get down to Hamilton? I would love to see the monument. Thanks.
Added by W_Wandel on Aug 08, 2015 7:09 AM
Elaine Cochran Pierson
RE: Bell gravestone #113458265
Thank you so much for the info. I brought up the marker and found 4 other memorials that you photographed with Ida Bell. They are Ida, Annie M, Annie R and Alf. You said there are 6 -- what are the names of the other 2? What is VERY interesting is that there is also a William John Bell in the same cemetery. My Great grandmother had a brother William John ! ! So this could be promising ! Ida could be my great grandmother's step mother--- her mother died 6 days after her birth ! My great grandmother noved to Lincoln, Nebraska with her brother, William John, --- so who knows where the rest of the family went off too. Thank you again for this link. Elaine
Added by Elaine Cochran Pierson on Aug 03, 2015 9:36 AM
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