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Cheri Branca (#47128185)
 member for 7 years, 17 days
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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 to whom I am not related. (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" with descendants for all these people. Please ask for a transfer if you are related.
If you find someone you are related to and would like to take over their page, please request a transfer through the EDIT option, on the particular individual's page. Select "Suggest" and type in your request, which will then send me an email that will be linked to the person.
as an added comment--I always try to guessimate a person's birth year, based on age at death, so it obviously is not always correct. I just feel that a person searching for an ancestor will be less confused with an estimated birth year, rather than having to paw through other entries with no year listed at all.
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Nancy Ritter Rau
RE: Una Parmenter
Thank you for Cemetery info and adding obituary.
Thank you for all you have done for findagrave. You have done and awesome job.
Added by Nancy Ritter Rau on May 20, 2016 5:09 AM
Shana Burke
Sarah Jane Hecox Showers
This is my 2nd great aunt and I am so glad you were able to photograph her grave! I am working bit by bit on my genealogy and I so appreciate when someone makes a HUGE difference by having actual photos of the keeps me going. Thank you again
Added by Shana Burke on May 17, 2016 7:13 AM
Sharon Fulton
RE: Photos at East Bloomfield Cemetery
Thanks for that generous offer Cheri but no need to send originals. I just appreciate your willingness to let me use the photos!

Thanks again.

Added by Sharon Fulton on May 03, 2016 8:32 AM
Sharon Fulton
Photos at East Bloomfield Cemetery
Hello! I was wondering if you would allow me to attach (with appropriate credit given) a couple of your headstone photos from East Bloomfield Cemetery (specifically, the Herrington family) to my tree on Ancestry?

Thanks for considering my request. :)

Added by Sharon Fulton on May 02, 2016 10:33 PM
Pat Gaden
Lorenzo Culver
Could you transfer Lorenzo Culver 63404069 to me? He is a distant cousin of my husbands.

Thanks, Pat Gaden (
Added by Pat Gaden on May 02, 2016 4:47 PM
vic fancher
Margaret Earl
Thank you for the transfer!
Added by vic fancher on Apr 13, 2016 12:47 PM
ray mansfield
RE: Laphams in Old Quaker Cemetery, Macedon Center, NY

Yes so glad you were there before that.
We also try to get pictures of stones that we know won't be there in a couple more years.


Ray and Paula
Added by ray mansfield on Apr 10, 2016 12:49 PM
ray mansfield
Thank you for the transfers and for all the great work you do here.

Ray and Paula
Added by ray mansfield on Apr 10, 2016 12:45 PM
Mary Fisher
Kelley memorial
Thank you for all your contributions to FindaGrave, Cheri! We will pay your generosity forward.
Added by Mary Fisher on Apr 05, 2016 11:39 AM
Marcia Ernst
Transfer of memorials
Hi Cheri,
Thank you for your work on so many memorials. I was thrilled to finally find death dates for George Baldwin #91369884 and his wife, Mary Taylor, a 3rd great aunt, #91370312 at Italy Hill Cemetery, Yates Co., NY. I would like to assume care for these memorials and add her parents, siblings etc.
Marcia Ernst
Added by Marcia Ernst on Mar 28, 2016 12:58 PM
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