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GBern.O (#46539202)
 member for 14 years, 7 months, 21 days
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Bio Photo I'm retired and have relocated to Florida (2011). YeY

If there are any changes, corrections, or additions to a relative or friends entry you stumble across that I have done, feel free to email me. I love the 'edit' tab and corrections are really easy for me with that feature on findagrave. TRANSFERS - Unfortunately, I don't really appreciate the approach that a memorial needs transfer because you (not a direct family member) possess additional information which only can be added if transferred. Comes off as a little bogus at this end. As long as I'm alive and not a stroke victim, I can add whatever is passed along. Extensive information also understood and accepted as a valid reason to transfer. Etiquette always plays well.

FORT SNELLING NATIONAL transfers: I did the 2003 picture for the cemetery back when it had no picture. At last check it is still the one that is automatically attached to a FindAGrave (FAG) memorial when added. I have one memorial at Fort Snelling, Dorothy Rose Payne. None of the other memorials at Fort Snelling on FAG are mine. So I can't transfer what is not mine. End of story.

RANT Warning! ! ! Don't get me started on abbreviations; too late. I don't like abbreviations, I think people who use them are lazy and inconsiderate. Lazy! Inconsiderate! Yes, because when you can go to a memorial and read through it because it just flows due to the author using their fingers and typing out actual words. It looks so nice. Feels so good to know what you're reading. Then there are those who abbreviate this and that leaving behind cryptic memorials of this generation. Just think what people 100 years later will face when they come up against abbreviations that were popular in 1995 2012 2020 but will have to spend a good amount of time trying to find a rosetta stone of popular abbreviations throughout the last 100 years. And wouldn't you know, the one you made up won't be there. They would email and ask - BUT YOU'RE DEAD! It's so nice to read and know rather than read and wonder what the author was trying to say. There, that's why people who abbreviate are lazy and inconsiderate. Whoo, I feel better!

I realize many of you have Type Alpha personalities and want what you want RIGHT NOW. I don't arbitrarily delete messages. So I will get around to them. If I have questions or disagreements I will respond.

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Joanne Scobee Morgan
RE: 7258684
Lol. We were hoping you could tell US who they were.
My son-in-law is blond and blue-eyed. His dad was dark and Sean's grandfather was really Indian looking. I think Hensley is an Indian name but I don't know why I'm thinking that.
Added by Joanne Scobee Morgan on Jan 13, 2017 8:20 PM
Tony Middleton
Cpt William Thomas Moore
Memorial # 112342946

Good morning,

Is there any reason why you haven't added his obituary to his bio field? I've sent it to you along with a couple of other tweaks that I used the edit tab for.

I carefully removed the names of all his living relatives before sending it to you per Find A Grave rules.

Thank you

Added by Tony Middleton on Jun 27, 2016 9:43 AM
Suzee SoldanEls Oberg
John Joseph Snyder
he is no relation to Sarah Pence Snyder. You have added Him as her husband. her husband died in KY and is buried there.
Added by Suzee SoldanEls Oberg on Jun 04, 2016 8:57 PM
Autumn Beall
J.P. Fleenor
I was looking at the info under J.P. Fleenor's headstone at the Confederate Cemetery in Higginsville, MO. You have listed he has a wife and child. His application for entering the home states that he has no family. Was wandering where you go your information. I am researching him at this time as he is most likely a distant cousin
Added by Autumn Beall on Jun 03, 2016 7:52 AM
sharon duffin
Daniel and Annie King
Hi, I noticed you have taken a few photographs at Hampton Cemetery. I have had open photo requests for Daniel and Annie King since March 2016 and no one has fulfilled it yet. I was wondering if you would mind taking the photograph for me. I would really appreciate it. Thank You for your consideration.
Added by sharon duffin on Apr 07, 2016 4:05 PM
Memorial# 623587 Mary Lorraine Quick Emig
I would like your permission to copy the gravestone photo to my Ancestry Family Tree. I will credit you as the source.
Thank you, Pioneersearcher # 47016656
Added by Pioneersearcher on Feb 22, 2016 8:01 PM
Leas in Weston Missouri
I forgot to mention that I am Jenni's first cousin. We share grandparents: Minnie Rittman and 2nd Lieutenant William F. Rittman. George Rittman and LaVerne Parker Rittman, buried next to Jenni and Jesse are/were my uncle and aunt.

Jenni 18503613
Jesse 18503564

Thank you,
Sister Diana White SHF
Sisters of the Holy Family
Fremont, California
Added by sisterdi on Feb 03, 2016 9:43 AM
Leas in Weston Missouri
I've just learned about "Find A Grave" in the last year. I'm slowly going through my family setting up and/or finding memorials for the them and adding pictures. Thank you, very much for setting up and maintaining Jennifer Leas' and Jesse Leas' memorials.

I am requesting transferring management of their memorials to me for the following reasons: it quite frustrating to request edits one request at and time and waiting until that is accomplished before the next request can be made. Jennifer's mom and dad are buried there in proximity to Jenni. Someone else manages their memorials so that means I have to ask his permission and your permission to link them together. Jenni's grandfather is in Iowa and from Grandpa's end since I manage his memorial I only need your permission to ad Jenni and Jesse. Jenni's grandmother is in a cemetery in California etc.

Would you please consider transferring their memorials to me?
Jennifer Leas - 18503613
Jesse Leas - 18503564

Thank you.
Added by sisterdi on Feb 03, 2016 9:31 AM
Diane L. Teague Webb
Milton James Marker FAG 7427677
Dear GBern.O
I am working on James C. Marker 2nd husband of
Nellie (Ora Bell) Fortner, Thomas, Marker, Williamson.
Her 2nd husband was "Jim" James C. Marker. I believe they separated and he moved to Oklahoma
where he married and had son Milton James Marker.
I am trying to find verification of parents of Milton J. Marker.
I believe his father was James C. Marker Find A Grave
94938624 who was living 1920 Jackson, Nodaway Co., Mo., age 62 b. 1858 MO. Widowed with Milton J. Marker age 13 b. Oklahoma.
Do you have any information on parents of Milton J. Marker?
Diane L. Webb
Added by Diane L. Teague Webb on Dec 28, 2015 11:22 AM
Anthony Skelding Clark
Duplicate Memorials for Beth (Bruner) Clark
Thank you for all your dedicated work for Find A Grave. It is much appreciated. Eventually, when you have as many memorials as you have, an occasional duplicate is bound to occur. You have such a situation with the 2nd wife of my third cousin 1x removed, Alpheus Hector Clark, as follows:

Beth Bruner, Find A Grave Memorial# 8071856, dated 9 Nov 2003 by MRS

Beth Bruner Clark, Find A Grave Memorial# 23012823, dated 20 Nov 2007, by GBern.O

Under Find A Grave rules, the duplicate entry with the later date must be deleted. I trust that you will do the right thing and take appropriate action to preserve the integrity of Find A Grave.

Again, thank you for your dedication and hard work on behalf of Find A Grave.

Tony Clark

Added by Anthony Skelding Clark on Nov 30, 2015 9:49 AM
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