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Marc Doty (#46843703)
 member for 10 years, 4 months, 4 days
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Bio Photo Transfers: I will transfer ownership to direct descendants within four generations - the same as Find A Grave guidelines. Otherwise, I'm happy to add to memorials and make links, just click on the "Edit" tab on the top right of the memorial.

One line of my ancestors (CROSE) lived in Tippecanoe Co., IN in the 1820s. Some of their cousins lived in the next county to the south, Boone, and some south of that in Hendricks Co. I live in northern Hendricks Co., and am taking photos mostly in Boone and Hendricks, including the older, more difficult to read stones. Hopefully, these photographs will be around longer than the headstones. Many are on the verge of not being readable - even with the sun at a good angle and using tricks to bring out the text.

Since I've been doing genealogy research for a number of years, I can see a real benefit in seeing headstones, rather than relying on a transcription. To me, the important thing is to be able to read the inscription (names & dates, child of ...), but not really the verse below it. It's also important to know who is buried next to who. I'll mention that if I notice a connection.

Cemeteries that are completed - meaning that I photographed everything and have posted all that was readable. Other transcriptions may have more names.
Beck - Bethel (Boone Co.) - Bethel (52nd St Indy) - Browns Wonder - Jones -
Lowry -Macedonia - Mintonye - Mt Union -
Mt. Zion - North Branch - Oak Hill (Sect 1-30, 34N & 34S) - Pleasant Hill (Indy) -
Pleasant View (Dover) - Poplar Grove - Prebster - Old Union Church - Richland - Robison - St. Malachy West - Salem -
Sparks - Taylor - Trotter (I can only find 33 of the 64 markers) - Weaver - Zionsville

I currently use a 10M Canon Powershot camera which will take pictures at 3648 x 2736 pixels. Normally I reset the resolution to 2272 x 1704 and then on the computer, especially with worn headstones, I turn up the contrast 20-30%, and lower the brightness 5-10% and keep the compression at 98 to 99%. When I started posting for Find a Grave, the photo file size limit was 250 KB, then 350, 500, 750, 2000 3000 and now 8000 KB. I use photo editing software that I downloaded for free - it's much better than what Canon or Olympus gives you with their camera. With Photoscape I know the file size before I save the file.

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Michele
Transfer Ownership
Hello Marc,

I would like to take over the ownership of Find-A-Grave Memorial#138325038. This is my step-Father who is buried in the same crypt as my Mother and Sister.

Thank you in advance,
Michele Richards #48479823
Added by Michele on Sep 25, 2016 3:12 PM
Sandy Isenhour
Name Correction
Marc,

One last update please.

My gr grandfather's daughter's name was Isa Eoma Wynkoop (memorial 52336459). The stone is really hard to read but attached is the Lebanon Reporter obituary for her.

Would you please correct her middle name to Eoma & attach her to her parents, David Abner (52336379) & Mary Eliza Wynkoop (52336419)?

Thank you for all of your hard work in creating the memorials for Oak Hill Cemetery.

Lebanon Reporter, Lebanon, Indiana dated Saturday, 10-19-1918

Isa Eoma Wynkoop Dies of Pneumonia
Daughter of David A. and Mary Eliza Wynkoop Expired at Midnight
Isa Eoma Wynkoop, aged 22 years and 16 days, daughter of David A. and Mary Eliza Wynkoop of worth township expired at midnight last night of Pneumonia. She had been ill since last Saturday.
She was born in Jasper county, Ind., October 3, 1896. Three brothers and three sisters survive her. They are: Arthur L., Laurel M., Emory E., Wanda A. Johnson, Dianthia May and Mary Martha Wynkoop.
The funeral will be conducted from the residence, Monday by the Rev. B. F. Buckner.
Added by Sandy Isenhour on Sep 24, 2016 10:16 AM
Sandy Isenhour
Memorial Transfers
Marc,
David Abner & Mary Eliza Wynkoop were my great grand parents. I am wanting to add some obituaries & family links to uncles in Minnesota. Would you please transfer ownership for the following individuals?

David Abner Wynkoop - 52336379
Mary Eliza Wynkoop - 52336419
Emery E. Wynkoop - 120252125
Dyanthe May Wynkoop Byrkett - 106447795

Thank you for your help.

Sandy Isenhour
47099912
Added by Sandy Isenhour on Sep 23, 2016 7:47 PM
Richard Wright
Catharine Louise Hilferty Doty
Hello Marc,
I noticed your memorial for Catharine and was in New Hampshire this summer. I've added a picture of Sand Pond, New Hampshire, where Catharine's ashes were to be scattered. What a beautiful place. Hope you don't mind the picture.
Richard Wright
Added by Richard Wright on Sep 23, 2016 10:03 AM
Lynne Ream
Picture of the Sime sisters
Hi Marc, I have lost your E address, I have a better photo of the Sims sisters for the site if you want it. Lynne Ream
Added by Lynne Ream on Sep 06, 2016 6:37 PM
FKD
Blakley
Thank you for the notice.
FKD
Added by FKD on Aug 26, 2016 9:39 AM
Marlene McWain-Doty
Foy Doty
I see you have left information regarding the burial of Foy Doty of Beatrice, NE. My name is Bob Doty and Foy was my uncle, my father was Dwight Doty. I'm new to Ancestry and would appreciate any information you might have on the Doty family. My email is bob.doty@gmail.com.
Thanks
Added by Marlene McWain-Doty on Aug 21, 2016 3:10 PM
Faye Francis
Re: Richard Bergeson
Burial info added.

Thank you & have a great day.

Faye
Added by Faye Francis on Aug 20, 2016 7:23 AM
Linda Hollingshead
Joyce Tull
Thank you for adding the information to Joyce Tull's page.
Linda
Added by Linda Hollingshead on Aug 19, 2016 11:39 AM
Ed Reed
Created by: Marc Doty Record added: Oct 13, 2015 Find A Grave Memorial# 153640687
Marc.

Are you related to the subject Charles Doty?

My sister was married to some one with the same name. The relatives listed in the obituary match my sisters relatives. She is somewhat uncomfortable talking about Charles and I'm hoping I can find another source for information.

Thank you for any help you might offer.

Ed Reed
Added by Ed Reed on Aug 17, 2016 12:19 PM
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