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Cheri Branca (#47128185)
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Bio Photo I've been doing genealogy since 1988. I love walking through cemeteries, imagining the lives of the people I pass.

Most of the pages I post are for people I am NOT related to. (the ones I am connected to usually have a photo of the person added). These "extra" people are ones from local (and not so local) cemeteries that my husband & I photograph their stones and I enter them on FAG, trying to link as many as I can so the families are brought back together after all this time. I do lots of research to accomplish this and I hope I add correct information. I love to connect these people and I'm always thrilled when something comes together, either through the census, obits, marriage records, a family genealogy, Rootsweb entries, or even "social" news in an old newspaper. I hope I find "homes" for all these people, including all the little children who seem to get lost as they had no descendants.
If you find someone you are related to and would like to take over their page/s, please request a transfer through the edit option (1st option--"suggest a correction" will get you an email form addressed to me that will be linked to the person) on the particular individual's page. Please include your member ID number, as well.
"Dear Ancestor
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and the date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care,
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.

Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you."
written in 1906 by Walter Butler Palmer (1868-1932)
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John and Grace Pulver
Thank you so much for the transfers!!!!!
Added by Kovatch-Axelson on Mar 06, 2014 9:12 AM
Craig Janson

Thank you for all the great work you have contributed to this site. Could you possibly transfer all the Bradley's to me from East Bloomfield to me as they are directly related as my Great Grandparents?

I appreciate any help you can give me.


Craig Janson
Added by Craig Janson on Mar 02, 2014 9:04 AM
Jack Parker
You did a nice job putting the Parkers together in Bloomfield. My own Parkers were in the neighbourhood and having all the linkages and obituaries there made these Parkers much easier to look into. I don't think they are mine, but will keep looking.

Jack Parker
Added by Jack Parker on Feb 19, 2014 5:29 AM
Fox and Sanger
May I have your permission to copy the photos you took of the Fox's and Sanger's headstones from Honeoye Falls Cemetery for my family tree. I would give you credit for taking hte photos.
Added by Holly on Feb 19, 2014 12:54 AM
Paul Sutton Kamalsky
RE: Rush family headstone
Cheri, you are very welcome. The photos were taken in the fall
of 2012. This is a project cemetery. I have more retakes as well
as the newest area to photograph

Added by Paul Sutton Kamalsky on Feb 02, 2014 2:25 PM
donald murrell
Thank you so much for the transfer. There were three people with pieces of this family now they will be all together.
Added by donald murrell on Feb 01, 2014 3:13 PM
donald murrell
Would you transfer Ethel Mason 107779950 father Harley 107819463 mother Jane 107819461. Several people have entered different people in this family.
Added by donald murrell on Jan 31, 2014 3:16 PM
donald murrell
Thank you so much. I didn't appreciate how much work you have done until I started looking at your Find a Grave entries .
Added by donald murrell on Jan 29, 2014 3:20 PM
David Wheaton Memorial
Thank you for the transfer; that was fast :)

Really appreciate it.

I won't take out anything you had added, but will add a couple of things to fill in the blanks.

Thanks again,

Added by Rebeltem on Jan 25, 2014 9:31 PM
Miriam Woodbury
Thanks for the feedback that there wasn't a legible grave marker found for her.
Added by Jerry on Jan 22, 2014 6:07 PM
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