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Carolyn (Schmidt) Alves (#47198156)
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Bio Photo I am a Stay-at-Home-mom with two little ones. I have always taken an interest in family tree histories. My father was an avid fan of Find a Grave and he introduced me to this site before he passed away in 2008. Find A Grave Memorial# 46644773. I am happy to be a photo volunteer for much of the Los Angeles area!

I've always liked to take photos and go to cemeteries, so this is a perfect past time for me! I LOVE to find relatives and homes for the memorials I make, so IF you see a memorial you'd like TRANSFERRED, I'm more then happy to do so, just put in the request. (Will transfer ANY except those in my Family Virtual Cemetery). ***Also, to expedite edits please use the EDIT tab that Find a Grave has recently provided in the upper right hand corner of all memorials. "Suggested corrections" should be used for transfer requests or other edits that are not options under the EDIT tab.***

You can feel free to use creative commons with the photos I take if you'd like to use them in your genealogy or family history projects.

Please note, when listing random memorials, I often try to link families together to the best of my ability, using my judgment and common sense. So, I imagine some of the relationship links I have created may not be accurate and I'm always happy to update or change if you can help.
Please do not send me requests to change the entry of MAIDEN name for Males whose name origin indicates that they are LATINO. This name is often their mother's maiden name and used for lineage purposes. Maybe a suggestion would be for Find A Grave to add an entry space for this.

My family lines are Schmidt/Wassem and Johnsen/Hale. My husband's family lines are Alves/Carvalho and Bacellar/Huet.
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cbx4evr
Stevenson/Alberts
Thanks for the transfer. Apologies for the multiple emails. Newbie on this site but appreciated the advice too.
Added by cbx4evr on Mar 01, 2015 1:30 PM
Ronald Signorotti
Holst headstone
Thanks for the great photo. It is greatly appreciated.

Best, Ron
Added by Ronald Signorotti on Feb 24, 2015 1:23 PM
kw
Transfer of LeRoy Benjamin
Thank you Carolyn!

~Kay
Added by kw on Feb 23, 2015 3:42 PM
Paula Lloyd
Selina York
Thank you so much for taking the time to get a photo of Selina's headstone for me. I really do appreciate your kindness!

Paula
Added by Paula Lloyd on Feb 23, 2015 1:37 PM
Richard S. Clark
Onge photos - Thank you!
I appreciate the Onge family headstone photos that you posted to Find A Grave. They were my mother's cousins. I think it will help others by documenting the slight alteration in their surname through the documentation of their headstones, having gone from Ong to Onge after the death of their father/husband, George Finley Ong. I often wonder why; perhaps they thought they were "correcting" their surname, or perhaps they thought "Ong" sounded too oriental. I've come across similar "corrections" before, like some Morehouse cousins who thought they were of German heritage, so changed their surname to Moorhaus; as it turned out, their ancestor was Irish. As for me, I've been asked my whole life if my surname was Clark or Clarke; I've never even met a Clarke! Thanks again!
Added by Richard S. Clark on Feb 23, 2015 10:17 AM
Joanne Cosgrove
Headstone Photo - Arnet
Thank you for the photo for Roy Eugene Arnet!
Added by Joanne Cosgrove on Feb 21, 2015 1:33 PM
Jenny Bossio
Sarah Naomi Place
Thanks so much for the photo!!
Added by Jenny Bossio on Feb 20, 2015 12:32 PM
Donna White
re: Rocco Sarny
thank you so much for taking the photo of Rocco Sarny's gravestone. I appreciate your hard work in taking the time to find his gravestone. donna
Added by Donna White on Feb 19, 2015 7:47 PM
Mary Alequin
Jesus Arvelo
Thank you for the photo.
Added by Mary Alequin on Feb 19, 2015 11:31 AM
Tropico Gravers
Leola Bash
Hi Carolyn,

Thanks for getting the marker photo for her.
Added by Tropico Gravers on Feb 19, 2015 8:27 AM
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