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Jenean Hamilton (#46846305)
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Bio Photo I became interested in our family history as a direct result of the avid interest of my mother and oldest sister. My life has become enriched by this desire to know where I came from. Thanks mom and sis!

I truly enjoy Find A Grave and the Find A Grave community. This growing group of volunteers is so willing to help other researchers!

I am very willing to add to and correct any of the memorials I manage and will do so as quickly as possible. Please help me out by making suggestions through each memorial's EDIT button. This makes it much easier to locate the correct memorial to make the recommended additions and corrections. It will also make certain that I see the request. Requests made through member page messages can get missed.

Thanks much!

FELLOW PHOTOGRAPHERS - the website below has some great tips on photographing headstones, it is a worthwhile read - check it out.

http://www.jillsgenealogy.com/misc/tips-and-tricks/801-headstones-photographing-and-rubbing-information.html

Briefly - some Do's and Don'ts
DO'S:
- do use reflected light to photograph hard to read stones (use a mirror or other reflective surface)
- do get down to eye level with the stone
- do fill the viewfinder with the stone
- do take some close ups and some photos showing the entire stone
- do use only distilled water and soft wood utensil (bamboo or popsicle stick) to gently remove lichens
- do use soft natural bristle brushes

DON'TS:
- don't use chalk, flour, shaving cream, graphite, etc. to read stones (these can damage and/or stain the stone).
- don't do rubbings as the pressure can damage the stone and/or break the stone off
- don't use soaps, vinegar, club soda, bleach, or cleaning solutions of any kind
- don't use wire brushes, sharp metal objects, knives, nail files, etc.

Thanks!
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Christine Johns
RE: Re: John Hamsher in Greenwood
Thanks so very much for your time and efforts!

Christine
Added by Christine Johns on May 05, 2015 9:51 AM
Deborah Krauss
RE: Thank-you
Thanks Jenean. I actually live here (where Greenwood Cemetery is located), and have some additional and corrected information for some of your pages on the Hamans here, as they are my direct relatives, and I have extensive genealogical records. I can send the updates/corrections to you through the edit tab on each one, or, if you would like to transfer those particular memorials to me, I would be happy to keep them updated. Thanks for your work. :-)
Added by Deborah Krauss on May 02, 2015 9:44 AM
Deborah Krauss
Thank-you
Thanks for your work on FindaGrave.com! Just curious as to whether or not you are a descendent of Samuel H. and Angeline Haman. They are my great-great grandparents, and Angeline's parents, Jakob & Elsbeth Stauffacher-Speich, were among the original colonists of New Glarus, WI. Samuel H. Haman was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in Company H, 3rd Regiment Wisconsin Cavalry.
Added by Deborah Krauss on May 01, 2015 7:12 AM
Linda M. Dudzic
Cora & Vera Benson
Jenean, thank you so much for visiting the Benson family plot in Greenwood and determining that there are no markers for Cora or Vera. The information about their burial location came from obituaries, so I'm confident they are somewhere in Greenwood.
Added by Linda M. Dudzic on Apr 29, 2015 1:07 PM
JCox
RE: Candace Ringer
Thanks so much! Candace's stone looks great! I think sometimes, dusk or overcast light makes it easier to read the headstones!
Added by JCox on Apr 29, 2015 12:17 PM
Doug Mumma
Photographs of Albert and Anna Henke's Tombstores
Thanks for taking a photograph of their tombstones.

Doug Mumma
Added by Doug Mumma on Apr 28, 2015 10:53 PM
Deborah Krause
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Thank you for your help in getting the photo for Frank Hagar. Deb
Added by Deborah Krause on Apr 28, 2015 10:14 PM
Cynthia Claytonroberts
Buehlers, Johnsons, Blumers, and
I could probably spend the rest of the night, uhmm morning?, before-the-sun-comes-up-time, just looking at all the beautiful pictures. Thank you.
Added by Cynthia Claytonroberts on Apr 28, 2015 12:06 AM
JSOrorke
RE: Lois Hime
I've noted on her memorial page that her grave is unmarked. I appreciate your going back out to get the photo.
Added by JSOrorke on Apr 27, 2015 5:35 PM
JSOrorke
Lois Hime
Thanks, Jenean!
Added by JSOrorke on Apr 27, 2015 4:33 PM
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