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Marc Doty (#46843703)
 member for 9 years, 11 months, 7 days
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Bio Photo Transfers: I will transfer ownership to direct descendants within four generations - the same as Find A Grave guidelines. Otherwise, I'm happy to add to memorials and make links, just click on the "Edit" tab on the top right of the memorial, then click on "Suggest a correction or provide additional information". Be sure to give me the other person's ID number when requesting links.

One line of my ancestors (CROSE) lived in Tippecanoe Co., IN in the 1820s. Some of their cousins lived in the next county to the south, Boone, and some south of that in Hendricks Co. I live in northern Hendricks Co., and am taking photos mostly in Boone and Hendricks, including the older, more difficult to read stones. Hopefully, these photographs will be around longer than the headstones. Many are on the verge of not being readable - even with the sun at a good angle and using tricks to bring out the text.

Since I've been doing genealogy research for a number of years, I can see a real benefit in seeing headstones, rather than relying on a transcription. To me, the important thing is to be able to read the inscription (names & dates, child of ...), but not really the verse below it. It's also important to know who is buried next to who. I'll mention that if I notice a connection.

Cemeteries that are completed - meaning that I photographed everything and have posted all that was readable. Other transcriptions may have more names.
Beck - Bethel (Boone Co.) - Bethel (52nd St Indy) - Browns Wonder - Jones -
Lowry -Macedonia - Mintonye - Mt Union -
Mt. Zion - North Branch - Oak Hill (Sect 1-30, 34N & 34S) - Pleasant Hill (Indy) -
Pleasant View (Dover) - Poplar Grove - Prebster - Old Union Church - Richland - Robison - St. Malachy West - Salem -
Sparks - Taylor - Trotter (I can only find 33 of the 64 markers) - Weaver - Zionsville

I currently use a 10M Canon Powershot camera which will take pictures at 3648 x 2736 pixels. Normally I reset the resolution to 2272 x 1704 and then on the computer, especially with worn headstones, I turn up the contrast 20-30%, and lower the brightness 5-10% and keep the compression at 98 to 99%. When I started posting for Find a Grave, the photo file size limit was 250 KB, then 350, 500, 750, 2000 3000 and now 8000 KB. I use photo editing software that I downloaded for free - it's much better than what Canon or Olympus gives you with their camera. With Photoscape I know the file size before I save the file.

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Wright's burial location
Thank you for the information and the headstone photos...
Added by BobG on Apr 29, 2016 12:25 PM
Barbara Cardin
Ronnie Joe cooper
He is my nephew and he is very young Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon Indiana
Added by Barbara Cardin on Apr 28, 2016 7:06 AM
Fran Wheeler
I found some Lewis relatives on Find A Grave at Oak Hill Cemetery. May I use your photos for my family tree? Photo courtesy given. Thank you.
Added by Fran Wheeler on Apr 26, 2016 2:31 PM
Adam Russell Walker # 36715767
Marc, I'm not sure if you, or "dancing with ghosts" added the biographical data to Adam Russell Walker's memorial. However I have to tell you that the data concerning the War of 1812 history belongs, instead to Adam Walker, 1786-1818. He was a brother to my Walker ancestor. He was born in Worcester, MA, and died in Boston. Take a look at his memorial, #154146197. I am trying to reach "Dancing with Ghosts".
I have a copy of the journal Adam wrote of his experiences during the Tippecanoe campaign, and the frontispiece page gives his name and birth and death dates. I do hope this mistake can be corrected. I have noted that already someone has copied this data to one of the Public Member trees on Ancestry. WALKER is a very common surname, and there are other mistakes that have been made on the internet.
Please get back to me with any questions you might have. JWR
Added by JWR on Apr 24, 2016 3:08 PM
Eugene Collins Pulliam #88021308
Hi Marc. The above Find A Grave was created first, but as Burial Unknown and lacks the photos and info on yours which was created about 4 mo. later, #96207481, as a duplicate. Not sure if first Adm. would be willing to delete his? I have bio that could be added when there is ONE record. Hope this can be resolved.
Thanks. Mary #47834805
Added by Mary on Apr 22, 2016 12:06 PM
Wade Hicks
Mary Dugan
Mary Etta Dugan is a sister to Carrie McDonnell of that note I left.
Added by Wade Hicks on Apr 19, 2016 7:07 AM
Wade Hicks
Carrie O'Donnell #88944357
I left two notes on this memorial by mistake. Would you please delete one of the two correction ones.

As you can see she was the niece of my Grandfather. Her father was Silas and my Grandfather was William. I may be within 4 generations, so I would be pleased if you would transfer the memorial to me. I have more members of that family to link.

Thank you very much!

Betty Davidson Hicks - Contributor name Wade Hicks (my husband who is now deceased) #46881577
Added by Wade Hicks on Apr 19, 2016 7:02 AM
april runion
hi my name is april runion i was wanting to know if you could transfer 95618216 over to me cause they are my great grand parents please
Added by april runion on Apr 13, 2016 3:26 AM
Ruth Blackwell
RE: Aden Evans Dates
Thanks for your extra effort. I appreciate it.

Gotta love these "head scratchers".

Added by Ruth Blackwell on Apr 12, 2016 7:10 AM
Ernest Weaver
John G. Weaver
Marc - I'm John's brother and would like his birthdate corrected. He was born June 1, 1943 (not June 15). The date of death, January 20, 2016 is correct.

Thanks for entering the info!
Added by Ernest Weaver on Apr 02, 2016 2:39 PM
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