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This summer I searched for my kin (Brown, Collins, Duel, Gifford, Reynolds, Robinson, Saunders, Shaw)|
- happy to transfer memorial if I am not related if requested nicely, not demanded (when out of guidelines).
- I will check any suggested edits & request more information if I can't verify the information
- use any photos any where & any way you wish.Please add this to the photo caption "Used with the written permission of Jeni (#47733487) at FindaGrave" If you have a better photo, I'll delete upon request.
Notes about Schenectady County cemeteries I'm working on this winter:
*Agudat Achim - I used Jewish Gen for Hebrew translations & their date calculator for dates found only in Hebrew. I will be adding my photos to their website when done adding here.
*Niskayuna Reformed - Adding photos taken in summer
*Saint Adalbert - mowing rows - again, many memorials not in FAG.
*Saint George's - Add names from "Names on Tombstones and Tablets Located in the Churchyard and Church of St. George's Church (Episcopal) - Schenectady, N.Y." and then add any missing photos. Birth years calculated from age.
I am working on completing the mapping and description of all the Schenectady County cemeteries.
Top ten tips I've learned (slowly, sometimes painfully)
1-When searching for parent links, use "Before" in the drop down box for Birth date before child
2-Use a shortcut program such as TextExpander to save tons of time doing inscriptions
3-If there is an office always ask how they prefer to handle plot requests - never just appear with a list
4-Read the forums - there are many good ideas there (and humor)
5-When fulfilling requests photo all the graves around that memorial
6-My cemetery tool belt includes a child's broom (soft & no bending needed), tiny clippers which won't damage a flat stone, flowers, gloves, wipes, Umbrella hat
7-Check before you enter a memorial for dupes in that cemetery & after for dupes in that county
8-When you go to a new section in a cemetery, take a picture of that section's sign before photographing any memorials
9-Fulfill photo requests for the joy of the hunt, some pictures are never acknowledged
10-You can type in numbers & letters in a drop down box - it can be much quicker
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|Kathy Jennings Brown||RE: Confederate soldier|
You're very welcome. :)
|Marie and Bruce Newell||James and Mabel Hatlee|
Thanks so much for fulfilling our photo requests and for allowing us to use them.
Happy New Year
Marie and Bruce Newell
|Gerald Tremblay||Joan Ballmes|
Thank you for taking time to get the image of the grave marker and posting it for Joan Ballmes. Gerry T.
Thank you so much for the photos.
Added by Addie on Dec 27, 2014 5:00 AM
|Mary Ellen C||David Sausville|
I imagine he's related, may be a grandson? But I am not certain. Thank you so much for your offer, though, I do appreciate it!
Mary Ellen C
|Mary Ellen C||Julia Bahan Moffett|
Thank you so much for fulfilling my request!
Mary Ellen C
|Shirley Smith||RE: Your photos|
Thanks for the positive feedback on my photos. I try to include both detail and context for folks who can't visit their relatives' graves in person. I appreciate your taking the time to let me know you like my work. I do this because I love it, but it's nice to get a pat on the back occasionally, too.
|glenda wheeler||Felix Washington Speed|
Thank you for checking on this burial. I will have to check further on the burial.
Thank you for all you do for Find a Grave.
Glenda FISK Wheeler
|Russ Pickett||RE: Transfer|
Oh no .... Now I must be in trouble ... cause Jeni's got my number.... LOL :-)
|Russ Pickett||Corp Everett Hugh Keefe|
Hi Jeni, Thank you for the transfer of his record. I've updated his bio accordingly. :-) If you'd like the record sent back please let me know.
His record now:
Since I haven't started Schenectady County he is currently listed on the below webpage:
Thanks My Friend,
Russ Pickett 46575736
( Vietnam Army Veteran - Sergeant )
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