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JoAnn (#46801590)
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Bio Photo As per FindAGrave rules:

"Determine if you really need the memorial transferred to you for management. Transferring of management should only be requested If you have extensive changes to make to a memorial. You can add photos and suggest corrections without having to request management. Simply having someone in your family tree is not grounds for a management transfer request. With hundreds of thousands of contributors, we have many overlapping family trees and it would be impossible for all contributors to manage their entire tree."

"Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren."
[NOTE: A DIRECT relative in NOT your cousin, uncle or aunt, niece or nephew, etc.]

"The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it."

I have hundreds of relatives that I have found here on Find A Grave but I do not have "ownership" of their memorial pages. Find A Grave has created a wonderful tool, the "Virtual Cemetery", to help us to keep track of these relatives that have been added by our good volunteers. I have created Virtual Cemeteries for all branches of my family and find this to be a very efficient way to keep track of my family. Please use this tool instead of asking for transfers that fall outside the bounds of Find A Grave policy.
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Robert Mitchell Bailey
Ralph Henry Dixon and Jakey Brown Dixon
Hi JoAnn, My 2nd Great Grandparents are Ralph Henry Dixon 22491856 and Jacamine Brown Dixon 22491927. They are my family and direct ancestors. Thank you so very much for creating their memorials. Would you be so kind as to transfer their memorials to me to care for and manage?
Added by Robert Mitchell Bailey on Apr 15, 2014 5:59 PM
cameron justin munden
My Family
JoAnn, I am new to this site and was going through my families records, and noticed that you had taken pictures of Paternal Grandfathers side, as well as my Paternal Grandmothers side. Is this just coincidence, or are we related somehow? Thanks.
Added by cameron justin munden on Mar 10, 2014 6:10 AM
Frances gimbert
Hi joann, would you mind transferring my grandmother's memorial to me. A distant relative seems to be claiming a lot of the family memorials and I want to make sure she doesn't claim my grandma too (who is not her direct relative). Memorial 19247203
Added by KAyres on Jan 31, 2014 8:53 AM
Miller Family Graves & Genealogy
I would like to thank you for all the help you have given me on my search in my family Genealogy & grave findings.
For a time there I thought you were my sister or something!!! with the knowledge you have and given on my family.

You may still be. (????)
Added by Tuck on Dec 12, 2013 6:23 PM
Frances Victoria McCarthy Gimbert
Hey JoAnn, would you mind linking my grandmothers record to that of her daughter? My aunt's grave ID is 111260287 and my grandmother was Frances Victoria McCarthy Gimbert, grave ID 19247203.
Added by KAyres on Nov 07, 2013 4:56 AM
Strawbridge Family Cemetery
Hi JoAnn,

Would you mind transferring the Strawbridge Family Cemetery / Burials to me.

The Cemetery is the Ward Family Cemetery ~ my families cemetery.

The Brown family purchased the land from my Great-Great-Grandmother Mary Cannon Ward after she sold it off due to taxes in the early 1900s.

Thank you,


Added by Stacye on Oct 19, 2013 8:54 PM
Charles Norris
Georgiana A. Mansfield Bright
Can you tell me where you got the info on Georgiana A. Mansfield Bright's parents the Mansfield's? Georgiana was my great grand aunt.
Charles Norris

Memorial# 21030478
Added by Charles Norris on Oct 05, 2013 3:45 PM
Karen Stanton
RE: Mr & Mrs Nelson & twin sons
No problem at all....happy to be of service! If you have any additional information or links for their families you'd like me to post please let me know. Have a great day!

Added by Karen Stanton on Sep 17, 2013 6:56 AM
Karen Stanton
Mr & Mrs Nelson & twin sons
Hi JoAnn,
Thank you so much for all of the wonderful information on your mothers friend and family! I have posted the info on the memorials. Please let me know if you have any other info to share on any of them. Feel free to post any photos you or your mother may have! Have a great day!

Added by Karen Stanton on Sep 16, 2013 12:20 PM
Stephanie Highsmith
Request management on 4 graves

The following are my direct relatives all located in the Blackwater Baptist Church cemetery in Virginia Beach. I would like to manage their records.

#21331318 Elizabeth King Pecsek, my mother
#21331358 Joe Pecsek, my father
#21320055 Julia King, my grandmother
#21320042 Steve King, my grandfather

Thank you for the time you have put into the Find a Grave site. Access to this information is very comforting as well as interesting.

Stephanie Pecsek Highsmith
Added by Stephanie Highsmith on Sep 15, 2013 9:50 AM
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