|Carol Froehlich (#47977291)|
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After the death of my father, I started my genealogy research. It has been quite a fantastic journey. I only wish I would have started sooner. I could have shared with my father all the wonderful information I learned that he never knew. |
I give permission to anyone who wants the pictures that I take and post on Find A Grave, to use however they want to use them. This is my gift to my fellow genealogists.
Enjoy your adventure!
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|Paul E. and Krista L. Hanson||Terpstras|
Thank you for linking up the Terpstras!
|Deb Miller||Steve Przybylski (Preble)|
Hi Carol. I did know about the change to Steve's
last name, but didn't know where the Waverly name came in. Thanks for the info. Have you been researching the Przybylski line from Portage County, Wisconsin?
|Jonelle||RE: Headstone pictures|
Yes feel free to use tombstone photos. If there is a family portrait those I'd have to ask owners but any photo of stones I've taken feel free to use.
Added by Jonelle on Sep 15, 2015 8:53 PM
|Paul E. and Krista L. Hanson||Terpstras|
Thank you for adding in the obituary! Many thanks!
|EGF||RE: (Przybylski) Waverly|
The matter of "correct" surnames and their spellings is fraught with peril for historians and genealogists. It brings complex issues into play that involve social custom, religion, family feuds and politics, and a plethora of other subtle and not-so-subtle factors.
I take the view that a person has the right to use whatever name makes them happy, and that others should respect their preference. But this leaves unresolved the more nuanced and technical aspects of the situation. Lou Waverly is an example of this. Unquestionably, his birth name was Przybylski, but for his own reasons he decided to use Waverly. Who are we to judge and insist that Przybylski be used when he definitively chose to abandon that name and use another?
In Marie Yost's case, once again, there is no question that her birth surname was Przybylski, but what is less clear to me is what she, personally, preferred to use as her maiden name. Did she follow her brother's example and adopt Waverly, or did she retain her original birth surname? I cannot say, although I've used Przybylski on her Find A Grave memorial as a default choice. If I am in error, please say so and I'll make any changes you feel are warranted. You're the expert, I'm just a bystander who happened to come across their mausoleum vaults and photograph them.
These are questions that only a genealogist would find fascinating!
Added by EGF on Sep 11, 2015 1:36 AM
|Phillip||RE: Carl Shebelski|
I should have done Carl that day I did Rose in 2013. I normal add any surname who are next to some one in a crypt.
Must have been late, I do that cemetery on the way to work.
Added by Phillip on Sep 10, 2015 12:18 PM
The problem with adding "(Przybylski) Waverly" to the surname field is that it makes an accurate search difficult if not impossible. Unless a searcher used your specific formulation — "(Przybylski) Waverly" — their search would produce no results. Przybylski or Waverly, by themselves, might produce positive results, but in combination, especially with the parentheses around Przybylski, the search would fail.
It seems to me that the surname field should reflect the name he actually used, regardless of what his actual birth surname was. The vault marker I added and the obituary you posted both use "Waverly," so it appears that was his preferred last name.
So....I've noted in the bio section that his birth surname was Przybylski, but used only Waverly in the surname field.
Your thoughts on this would be appreciated. Ultimately, the goal should be to make the search as easy as possible.
Added by EGF on Sep 07, 2015 11:04 PM
Many thanks for posting the obit to the memorial. It's a terrific resource for researchers. Yesterday I added photos of the Waverly and Yost vaults to the Find A Grave memorials.
Added by EGF on Sep 07, 2015 10:33 PM
|lisa ||RE: Beverly Jean Waverly Welle|
Yes of course :--)
Added by lisa on Sep 06, 2015 10:51 PM
|Diane Lohff||Mary and Arthur Ginskey|
Thank you for the photo of the Ginskys' stone. It took me a while to find them in my tree because their last name is spelled wrong on FindaGrave. It is "Ginsky" and should be "Ginskey". Diane
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