|Betsy Caposell (#47456241)|
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Regarding sharing of my photos:|
HELP YOURSELF!! Nothing pleases me more than helping people find their relatives, which may even turn out to be me. Unfettered access to such priceless photos and info benefits us all. And it can be hard or impossible to visit the cemeteries yourself sometimes, so I enjoy helping.
Many of you may be noticing that I make a LOT of edits to other FindAGrave Memorials that you may have made. I think that FindAGrave has huge potential to help connect families, including those alive today. In that light, I try to connect and enhance (with data) memorials that pertain to surnames of my own ancestors. This would be Stevenson/Stephenson, McLean/McClean/McLain, McConahy/McConaughey, and others. I have also noticed when I'm doing the research (on ancestry.com), I find people whose FindAGrave Memorial does not show up in a search on ancestry.com because the Memorial does not have sufficient information to be "caught" by an ancestry.com search. I heavily utilize Pennsylvania Death Certificates, the Social Security Applications and Claims Index, the Social Security Death Index, and Veterans records to help fill in the missing data on those memorials. I realize that my edits are numerous and frequent. I don't mean to overwhelm anyone. We are all in this together. It is so wonderful to connect families!
Note: On many of my memorials, there might be a lot more info provided than is apparent from the headstones. This is because I cannot resist the urge to research the people named on those headstones. I will use ancestry.com, newspapers.com, familysearch.org, et al, to fill in some blanks, to make the memorials more useful. This is especially true if the surnames are Smith or Jones. While I have no Smith or Jones in my direct ancestry, I have experienced the difficulty of researching those family names. I cannot pass a Smith or Jones headstone in a cemetery without photographing it!
My favorite location to shoot headstone pictures is western PA, which is where my ancestors all lived after their arrival from Europe. I visit the area often to visit cemeteries and photograph headstones, and will most certainly take pix of anyone whose last name is on the list below, no matter who they are.
I also am fond of photographing any headstones of military veterans and very young children.
If you see a memorial that has an error, needs linked to someone, or that you'd like to manage, please just ask!! The more we gravers communicate with each other, the more accurate the info will be for all.
Surnames of interest to me are:
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|K_Fox||Theresa Helen Triebel Fuchs|
Hi I found you have my husbands Great Grandmother's death certificate on her memorial page at Find A Grave Memorial# 16792005. Was wondering if you might have her husbands Anton Fuchs, Find A Grave Memorial# 16791995? Thanks for the death certificate for Theresa, it has answered quite a few questions the family has had.
Added by K_Fox on Sep 11, 2016 3:03 PM
thank you for correcting one of my memorials
|AdamW||RE: Frank Vetter|
oh Ok, thank you for clearing that up for me...sorry for any confusion...
Added by AdamW on Mar 16, 2016 7:18 PM
I'm sorry this is a late reply...but I apparently missed an email (until now) from you about a correction to Frank's page...I'm just not understanding what you want me to change.
Added by AdamW on Mar 04, 2016 11:40 AM
Hello, I'd be happy to add the date of birth to this memorial, just let me know what it is.
Added by Debbie on Feb 22, 2016 3:53 PM
|Dave's Graves||Edward Diegelman correction|
Thank you for suggesting the correction to Uncle Epp Diegelman's place of death. I knew he passed away in Fort Lauderdale, but I must have been in a hurry when I was making his profile and automatically entered Pittsburgh! Much appreciated.
|Mike Wintermantel||Paul J Fuchs|
Sorry, I didn't see the information. Thank you. Would you like me to transfer his page to you?
|Mike Wintermantel||Paul J Fuchs|
Hello Betsy. Could you please provide information on Paul? Thank you,
|glenda (contributor #47305349)||Edit Requests|
Thank you for the edit requests. They will be processed as soon as I review them. Just a reminder, or in case you don't know, I thought you might like to know that I transfer out of guidelines. If you would like custody of any memorials I manage please submit an Edit request using the "Suggest any other correction or addition" option. If I am not related I will transfer. Thank you!
|randy||RE: Charles Vetter|
Thanks for clearing that up Betsy, I was confused and just wanted to make sure I was on the same page as you.
Added by randy on Feb 12, 2016 8:23 AM
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