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Janet Wright (#46845228)
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Bio Photo I love the way findagrave.com combines geography with history. The places our ancestors lived are as important as their names and dates. It's hard to pass up a cemetery. Whether you know someone buried there or not, you know the people there were treasured by someone, and all of them had a story.

When I run into a brick wall on my Blanset, Naylor, Williams, Ecker, or Rosa ancestors, I am happy to chase somebody else's. It's always fascinating to unravel a mystery, and fun to share with someone who wants to know.

The Internet is a fabulous tool for researching family history, but it doesn't match the thrill of discovery in a musty courthouse vault or a shady cemetery. I'm glad that we share our finds, but I hope everyone interested in family history gets the chance to walk the ground their ancestors walked.
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Jolene
Margaret Flickinger
This is my distant Great Grandmother and her maiden name was Yohn. I also have a list of all of her and Henry's children taken from the Flickinger Family History book written in the early 1900's and in the Library of Congress.
Added by Jolene on Dec 23, 2014 5:32 AM
Patsy
Marie Ladner Coueve
Hi Janet;

Would you mind also transferring Jean's wife's memorial, too, so that I can edit their last names to be the same? (Mem #24909281)

Thanks so much, Patsy
Added by Patsy on Oct 27, 2014 5:11 AM
Patsy
RE: Jean Coeve / Juan Cuevas
Ok, thanks so much.

Patsy
Added by Patsy on Oct 26, 2014 4:48 PM
Patsy
RE: Jean Coeve / Juan Cuevas
Hi Janet;

I don't really know how to merge information. Is there a separate function on the edit page that I'm missing? Or is it just corresponding with the other members? If so, yes, I'll try to co-ordinate so all the information can be on one memorial. And I agree about leaving the one with the headstone spelling but maybe both spellings can be inserted as you did in your subject line.

Thanks & also for responding so fast,
Patsy
Added by Patsy on Oct 26, 2014 4:30 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
RE: Find A Grave Changes
I only wish that Find A Grave would have pushed out an email to all Findagravers with this info when it was about to happen. I for one don't go back in and read all of the info that they add to their Question & Answers. Please pass it on. thanks!!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Sep 12, 2014 12:06 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Find A Grave Changes
A friend told me about this change a couple days after this was deployed. I have sent an edit/s to you so I thought maybe you didn't know about it. You might want to pass it on to your friends. thanks!!! ~Peggy
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New "Automated" system for "Suggest a Correction/Submit an Edit"

******Please Note******
New System for Memorial Edits deployed by FindAGrave on 12/5/2013

Go to your Contributor/Profile page.
Look in the upper right corner. You should now see a tab called "Edits" - check there to see if any have been submitted to you. Then just review and accept.

Way easier for doing updates to names/dates/places/plot numbers/links. If you don't approve within 21 days it will automatically accept it.

You still will get e-mails to add info to bio section.
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Sep 12, 2014 11:54 AM
Linda Ellis
Eugenie Orrell
Great Job..Looks really good.
Added by Linda Ellis on Sep 10, 2014 5:46 PM
Saratoga
RE: Francis Withers
Sounds good to me Janet. I did read the cenotaph FAQ's and even after reading it, unless one of the memorials is "lost at Sea", I'm not positive.
Good luck to you.

John
Added by Saratoga on Jul 05, 2014 2:34 PM
Saratoga
RE: Francis Withers
Janet, I got the information that he's actually buried at Northampton from the National Register of Historic Places. He elected to be buried there beside his first wife and her father. Can't you have a regular memorial after a Cenotaph has been created? Doesn't make sense not to also have one at the cemetery he's buried in. What do you think. The Withers family are my grandsons relatives, including James Withers, the progenitor of the Withers family in Georgetown and Charleston counties. He actually built the powder magazine on Cumberland St. in downtown Charleston.

Thanks
John
Added by Saratoga on Jul 05, 2014 2:18 PM
Toby Ballin
RE: Georgetown, SC Jewish Cemtery
Following your good advice I came across this page that lists those buried and you can click for an image of their grave stone.

http://www.jhssc.org/Georgetown_Beth_Elohim_Cemetery.html

Thanks again.
Added by Toby Ballin on Mar 19, 2014 11:58 AM
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