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Gina (#46846562)
 member for 9 years, 11 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo I've been doing genealogy for a long time and enjoy it very much.
I am thankful for this sight because I've found photos of graves of my family and my husband's family that I might not been able to see.
Thank you for everyone's hard work on this site.
Most of my information comes from obituaries I have collected throughout my research or find online.
I will transfer those who are not family, just ask. I like family to be with family when possible.
I started putting where I found obituaries, so people can search for the complete obituary and information.
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Quote from Findagrave: "The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. THE ULTIMATE GOAL SHOULD BE TO HAVE MEANINGFUL, ACCURATE MEMORIALS THAT HONOR THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY, REGARDLESS OF WHO CREATED THE MEMORIAL OR WHO MAINTAINS IT."
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ABOUT READING ILLEGIBLE HEADSTONES- from MOCAVO Genealogy Newsletter

The two best friends you have for reading gravestones are water, and a reflective surface, such as a mirror. I routinely bring a couple of bottles of water in my bag when I visit a cemetery. often the simple act of putting some water on the stone makes some of the etched words easier to read. Iíve even brought out letters and numbers that were completely illegible.
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A mirror or other highly reflective surface works well also. This tool is best used on a bright, sunny day. Use the mirror to reflect light across the face of the stone. The shadows it creates may illuminated the illegible inscription. Iíve also used photographerís reflectors to achieve the same effect. They are flexible and as they are not made of glass, there is no risk or dangerous breakage if you drop them. You can get them inexpensively through photo supply stores or Amazon
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Sometimes I leave flowers for those I come across who have no flowers. This doesn't mean I am related - just means everyone should be remembered.
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Thanks to all the volunteer photo takers for posting photos I have requested. I am very grateful for them taking their time in getting and posting. I sometimes don't thank them personally, but thank them for getting something I have asked for.
Don't view my emails everyday, to thank them faithfully. But I appreciate their dedication in getting them.
THANK YOU.
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Lois Easley
RE: Floral tribute in error
My mother and stepfather are not without tributes, they receive both actual tributes and in the lives of people they touched in their time on earth.
The objection I wish to express is the fact that you seemingly knew them, "not at all". And the tribute that is on my step father's site is not just a tribute but an endless production of all your messages, etc.
Please do whatever it takes to remove this connection to my family.
Thank you in advance for your prompt attention to this request.
Added by Lois Easley on May 26, 2016 10:15 AM
Ladydi
Dur Wilhelm
Thank you Gina for all the work you do with Find A Grave. Thank you for transferring my brother #110682386. Keep up the good work.
Added by Ladydi on May 16, 2016 6:52 AM
David Adams
RE: Thanks and Welcome
Thanks! I added Thomas' middle name too to help his memorial be more complete. He was my grandmother's first cousin.
Added by David Adams on May 15, 2016 9:43 PM
Lois Easley
Floral tribute in error
There is a floral tribute on my mothers Find A Grave page. Elva R Nuttall Compton #72486386.
How is it that you knew my mother or step-father?
And why the huge poetic tribute, messages, etc?
Would you please remove all this from my mothers Find a Grave site?
I'd like for this to be done as soon as humanly possible. Thank you!
Added by Lois Easley on May 14, 2016 1:25 PM
Ida K Jensen
RE: Jean Claire Healy Braun
OK. Thank you for your quick response.
Added by Ida K Jensen on Apr 30, 2016 9:03 PM
Ida K Jensen
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RE: Jean Claire Healy Braun.

We Always Spelled this as Heley. in Her Obit that you have attached, it clearly states that her Husband was Darrell Braun. Yet I see a Richard J Braun Attached as her Husband. could you Get a Clarification on this. I would Surly Be thankful.

Ida K Bisek Jensen
Added by Ida K Jensen on Apr 30, 2016 11:15 AM
genealogyfever
Re: RE: Re: Leona Morgan
Yes, I understood that you had requested a photo of the headstone.

What I am not understanding why you would send me information regarding Denning Cemetery when I clearly have her listed in Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Where (what cemetery) is it you were requested the photo? From the sounds of the message, you were requesting a headstone photo from Denning Cemetery; were you making your request off my memorial or off another memorial?
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RE: Re: Leona Morgan
I was sent this message when I requested a photo; that's what the messages said.
Added by genealogyfever on Apr 25, 2016 9:26 AM
Tom Jackson
RE: leslie clayborn sparrow
FYI: I posted a photo for Leslie Clayborn sparrow Find A Grave# 21339300, you added, and noticed Linda T added a duplicate Find A Grave# 154990825.
Added by Tom Jackson on Apr 25, 2016 9:10 AM
genealogyfever
Re: Leona Morgan
Per my records, the only Leona Morgan that I have in my maintained memorials in buried in the Masonic and Odd Fellows cemetery as memorial 32283775.

I am not sure why you are sending it to me as I have the same information that was provided as to burial dates and burial number. And I don't have her listed in Denning Cemetery. Her husband is in Denning Cemetery

Please make comment as to what you want me to do with this information.

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MY Photo request for Leona Morgan
They also reported, specifically:
Denning Cemetery is not in Benton, IL. It is in Orient, Franklin County, Illinois. There is no listing of a Leona Morgan in either of the two Denning Cemetery books. There is a Leona A. Morgan listed in Masonic and Odd Fellows at Benton, Illinois...interment #8906. B: 1873 D: 1964

Due to this problem, we believe that this photo request can not be fulfilled. As a result, we are removing it. If you can fix the problems that were reported and believe a photo can be acquired, pleLink to memorial page for Leona Morgan: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32283775

Link to contributor reporting error: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=47734417
ase feel free to make a new request.
Added by genealogyfever on Apr 25, 2016 7:49 AM
Tom Jackson
myrle schilpp
Gina,
Monument in sparrow cemetery has the spelling of Myrle as Merle. Check photo I added. I sent an edit.
Added by Tom Jackson on Apr 24, 2016 3:19 PM
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