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Carol (#46859893)
 member for 9 years, 9 months, 8 days
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Thanks to a lady named Annette and the photo she placed on Find A Grave, I was able to break through a brick wall in my quest to document the family tree. Since then I've placed a number of requests. I am very grateful to the folks who took pictures and filled those requests.

I pretty much limit myself to taking pictures in the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio of San Francisco. It's an absolutely beautiful place with lawn that would make any gardener envious and with breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay.

If there is anything I put up on this web site that needs correcting or that you would like me to remove, please let me know. If you would like me to transfer a memorial to you, please let me know. Be sure you are logged in and then use the edit tab. With the exception of my own family's memorials, I would be happy to make the transfer.

Through Find A Grave I've been privileged to come in contact with some really wonderful people. This is a team effort and it is amazing how this database has grown. It is fun, even though it can occasionally be awkward when I tell someone I take tombstone pictures. :-) There have been many kind e-mails and public messages. While it is always nice to get a pat on the back, that is not why I do it. I do it in the hopes that what I do might help others as much as the work of others has helped me. Over the years there have been a few disagreements, very few. With an exchange of private e-mails disagreements usually get worked out. That is part of the teamwork. But I find public messages that are not polite to be uncalled for. I was raised to believe that you praise in public and criticize in private.
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Thank You So Much!!!!
Added by missyb on May 27, 2016 5:14 PM
RE: photo request
Thanks so much Carol, I've never been to the Cemetery as I live in Ontario, Canada, but some day I hope to visit. Thanks so much for the GPS Coordinates. I understand it's a hugh cemetery so these will come in handy. Smart thinking girl. Cheers! Christine
Added by GraveGirl on May 23, 2016 3:41 PM
RE: photo request
Oh wow, thanks so much. It's a hugh cemetery, that was really great of you to think of that, thank you!
Added by GraveGirl on May 17, 2016 8:42 PM
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Carol, thank you so much for providing a photo for Edlore Brizette's memorial. You have no idea how much this means to me.
Added by GraveGirl on May 17, 2016 7:38 PM
Lucille Williamson Vance
THANK YOU so very much for your kind transfer of this memorial to my care.

With my sincere appreciation,
Added by Stardust on May 12, 2016 5:50 PM
Vern Hixson
RE: Irene Schlekau # 135722288
you are most welcome
Added by Vern Hixson on Apr 26, 2016 8:44 AM
Sarah Vickery
RE: George Washington Whittier # 21138333
You did the work to enter him in the first place, for which many thanks! I am related to him, yes, but I don't feel like I have to have my name on there unless it is of benefit to you to move him to me. I'm down in Alabama, and my Whittier/Whitcher relatives are all over New England. I am just so happy to find them on Findagrave!
Added by Sarah Vickery on Apr 10, 2016 3:17 PM
RE: Lillian Martin
You're very welcome, Carol. Always happy to provide ammo to tease Mom! Best, Helen
Added by HM on Apr 01, 2016 11:00 AM
Debra Eaton
Roy Farrant and Anna Lupriel Asay
Hi carol,
Are you related to the following people?? I have been searching for information on this family and would love to share information with you. Please let me know. Thanks,
Added by Debra Eaton on Mar 30, 2016 8:25 PM
Bill Barnsley
RE: John Francis Byrne, Jr, # 108848742
Thank you for the transfer! I really appreciate all the efforts of so many contributors to find a grave. I try to do my part by hunting down relatives and data to enhance memorial pages and link families together to provide a path for distant relatives to find each other and connect.

Thank *you* for your efforts at San Francisco National Cemetery. I hope that soon I will be able to bring my sons there to pay their respects to the veterans and specifically their great grandfather.
Added by Bill Barnsley on Mar 16, 2016 12:23 PM
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