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BJShields (#47495665)
 member for 4 years, 4 months, 10 days
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Bio Photo I very much appreciate photos being added to the memorials I create, however, I ask that when photos are added to memorials that I own, please be sure it is a quality photo showing the entire marker, and that the photo is not sideways or upside down. I take great care to take nice photos for the memorials owned by others, going as far as to edit them on photoshop to ensure they look the best they can. I would appreciate the same care for photos added to memorials I own. So if I see a photo that is sideways, I will edit it to be rotated correctly and then repost it.

You may use photos I have taken of grave markers, but please note credit with " BJShields Find-A-Grave Member #47495665".

I appreciate any information anyone wants to share that can be added to any of the memorials I've posted. I don't mind transferring ownership if the memorial is not one of my own relatives.

If you would like to use a personal photo of a person, please check with me first (unless it is a photo I included from an obituary, which I note in the caption of the photo).

If there is a photo or any information that family members would rather not be included on a memorial, please don't hesitate to let me know and I will be happy to delete it.

If you happen to notice I've entered a duplicate of another memorial, don't get upset, just let me know and I'll be happy to delete it. I make every effort to ensure that I don't create duplicates.
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Dennis Zabel
F. Howard Kessel 95063837
After requesting a photo of this grave, I was informed that Frederick's (would you please add his first name?) body was exhumed in 2001 when his wife, Caroline Miller Kessel moved to South Yarmouth, Mass. She died 13 Jan 2012 in South Yarmouth. I could find a listing on Find A Grave for either of them. Dennis Zabel
Added by Dennis Zabel on Aug 25, 2015 12:55 AM
Melville Rench Small
Would you have any info on Melville's middle name. Did any of his ancestors marry into the Rench's of Hagerstown, MD?

John Rentch
Annapolis, MD.
Added by jrentch on Jun 13, 2015 5:50 AM
Genealogy Nut
RE: Re: Nellie Widder
Oh, wow! Thank you for trying to get that straightened out!
Added by Genealogy Nut on Jun 05, 2015 4:20 PM
Carl Catherman
John Corderman
Thank you for updating his memorial.
Added by Carl Catherman on May 22, 2015 1:09 PM
Todd Whitesides
Richard Bennett
Actually he died in 1667, not 1685.
Added by Todd Whitesides on May 09, 2015 7:08 AM
Todd Whitesides
Henrietta Maria Neale Bennett-Lloyd
Her husband Richard Bennett, Jr., son of the Governor of Virginia, died in 1685 not in 1720 as you him listed.
Added by Todd Whitesides on May 09, 2015 6:59 AM
George F. Wathen
Dear BJShields,
Thank you for posting the photos of the headstones for my Great Grandparents, George F. Wathen and his wife Rose Victoria (Graves) Wathen. Last week I drove to St. Mary's County and visited their site with 3 2nd cousins, Wathen descendants that I had met through What a blessing.
All the best,
Margie L. Niehaus
Added by Margaret on May 06, 2015 12:44 PM
Base Kuhn
Hi there
Hi BJ. Thank you as always for the Maugans tramsfer.
Added by Base Kuhn on Apr 05, 2015 9:10 AM
judith richards
RE: Re: Charles H. Thompson Jr.
Chas thompson's memorial appears upright when I just checked it.
Added by judith richards on Apr 04, 2015 6:49 PM
Annie (Heckman) Bloom 10866021
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
Thank you for correcting Annie (Heckman) Bloom 10866021 memorial. I appreciate the time you took to help me with my family.
I have added her photo.
Thank you.
Dori 47796684
Added by Dori on Apr 04, 2015 2:05 PM
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