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Smilydino (#47098476)
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Bio Photo I've been into genealogy for some 50 years and have never lost interest in helping myself and others find their roots. I find it a huge mystery game with many surprising discoveries.


TRANSFER REQUESTS: Please request if you are really a relative and will do something constructive with the memorial. If you are just a close friend, etc., the same goes for you. I will never refuse a request for valid reasons.

CORRECTIONS: additions, & family links when asked but no promises if you just send me an email instead of using the edit link. Use the Edit tab at the top right of memorial, then the Suggest A Correction option. Now we have the auto edit request and permission ability so that makes it easier. You can upload your pictures directly to the memorials, but PLEASE take pride on what you enter. Photos should be carefully composed and submitted with the highest resolution that FAG will accept.

I believe everyone prefers a typed Bio to be entered through the Bio button on the memorial page. If at all possible please transcribe the newspaper Bio and send it through the Edit button rather than attaching a photo of said Bio. I will gladly enter it in the proper location on the memorial.

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RE: Beatrice Walker
She does not need it 'yet' as she is still living. Some people will buy the plot and place a stone but not add dates until the person has passed. You will also see it when a family member passes and they will make the stone for the two of them ready for when the other person joins them, only needing dates added. Sometimes a surviving spouse will remarry or move to a different part of the country and never be buried there. I will add these stones if about 100 years has passed and see if I can find them in records or just leave it there not knowing if they are there for family to discover. Happy Graving! Rosalie
Added by ReconnectNow on Nov 29, 2015 6:30 PM
Beatrice Walker
Looks like she could still be living. Her stone is a pre-need stone
Added by ReconnectNow on Nov 29, 2015 6:18 PM
K. Anderson
Re; Smilydino's message. There is one Kathleen Anderson buried in OPC. The burial entered in 2001 used the old numbering system and so appears to be a different location. The other entry is correct. Perhaps the earlier entry could be deleted?

Richard Santee
OPC Manager
Added by Budrts on Nov 18, 2015 11:32 AM
Edward Benham
RE: Picture of marker for Robert Verlaque?
A friend and I are currently taking pictures of markers at the Odd Fellows Cemetery. We have taken about 200 pictures, which seems to be about half the cemetery. We checked our current images, and Robert Verlaque does not seem to be among them, but some markers are very worn and hard to read. (Even a few wooden ones that can not be read at all.) My friend and I intend to take pictures of all the markers at Odd Fellows. I will let you know if we find Robert there. Also, I think the cemetery had a list of names on a bulletin board near the gate. I will look there first, to see if Robert is listed as being there.
Added by Edward Benham on Nov 17, 2015 12:47 PM
RE: Otis Mark
You are welcome. Yes, you will have to request a photo for your new memorial as I no longer have it. Put in a request and I will fulfill it the next time I visit the Ainsworth Cemetery.
Added by Annie on Nov 16, 2015 6:40 PM
Edward Benham
Picture of marker for Robert Verlaque?
Are you still looking for a picture of the marker for Robert Verlaque (b. 1870, d. 1933)?
Added by Edward Benham on Nov 16, 2015 6:10 PM
Otis Mark
If I deleted every memorial that had been duplicated, I bet I would have deleted 2,000 memorials.. okay, maybe that's a bit high.

As you already have so many kin linked to your memorial, I will delete mine if you promise to move yours to the correct cemetery.

We all make mistakes... as hard as I try to avoid it, I have even posted a few dups myself :D
Added by Deb on Nov 16, 2015 2:52 PM
Otis Mark
You set up a memorial for Otis Mark in Grandview Cemetery, Long Pine, Brown co.,Ne., and requested a photo of his headstone. He is actually buried at Ainsworth cemetery, not Grandview in Long Pine. You will find a memorial for him there, along with a photo of his stone.
Added by Annie on Nov 15, 2015 8:30 PM
Douglas King Sr
Babe Hudspeth
You manage Babe's memorial and I would like to ask if you know where the photo of him standing in the coat with pistols is from. I would like to try to find the original.
Added by Douglas King Sr on Nov 15, 2015 3:36 PM
RE: Beulah and Sarah Griffin transfer requests
Beulah Inez Harwood Griffin was married to my g-g uncle Charles Edgar Griffin.

Sarah Ann was the wife of my great uncle Francis Marion Griffin.

My father before his death was the family genealogist for the Griffin family and now I am working on the family records.

Karen Cook
Added by kc on Nov 13, 2015 11:40 AM
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