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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. Also using "Cemetery Records Niskayuna Reformed Church Schenectady County as copied by Elizabeth D. Shaver 1966"
*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. (prob not til spring)
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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|pjt||Gerardus Carley 141646024|
Hello Jeni, Thank you for creating a memorial for Gerardus. He served in the Civil War in the 134th NY Volunteer Infantry. I had an ancestor who served in the unit, I do research on it and I've created a Virtual Cemetery for it, 358 names and counting.
If you like to transfer his memorial to my management I will added his civil war data to his memorial. I've verified that he is the person who served in the 134th.
Or, I will e-mail you the information if you want to add it.
Thanks again for creating his memorial. Paul Turner Find A Grave Member # 48125792
Added by pjt on Jan 26, 2015 2:24 PM
Thanks for the transfers Jeni. Lovely photos you've taken BTW.
Added by Sunset on Jan 26, 2015 9:27 AM
|Dave Peck||Erving and Henrietta Peck|
Thanks for the transfers.
|Russ Pickett||RE: Archer S Kronick|
Hey Jeni, Do you want me to transfer these records back to you?
|Russ Pickett||Sgt Archer S Kronick|
Hi Jeni, Since you sent me the record for him I've made some updates. :-)
His record now:
( He is also noted on the below webpage with a link to his grave )
Thanks My Friend,
Russ Pickett Find A Grave # 46575736
( Vietnam Army Veteran - Sergeant )
|Yankee Magnolia||RE: Thank you|
You're welcome. One of my favorite parts of F.A.G. is putting the pieces together and solving these little puzzles. :)
|Yankee Magnolia||RE: Ellen|
Hi Jeni. I thought you might decline since I didn't give you all the information ... sorry about that. I found Ellen Partridge, married to George Partridge, in the 1875 NY Census and the 1880 U.S. Census living in Watervilet, NY. Their children are Margaret, Kate, William, Arthur and Ella May. These children I believe are also buried in this same cemetery and are: Kate Partridge Cramer, William J. Partridge, Arthur C. Partridge and Ella Partridge Yound. Also I believe Margaret M. Partridge Handley, although her birth year is a bit off but that's not unusual. I'll leave it to you to take a look and see what you think. Thanks!
Thabnk you Jeni for the updates on the Peppers from the Niskayuna Dutch Reformed Church. All information is appreciated. So glad someone read the stones in 1966 and again in 2014!!
|Heidi DeMatteo||Nicholas and Marilou Rossi|
Thank you very much for the photos.
Wishing you a Happy New Year!
|Rodger Dohm||Kathleen Marion Hermetet Hughes|
Thank you so much for the headstone picture!
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