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Marc Doty (#46843703)
 member for 9 years, 4 months, 18 days
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Bio Photo Transfers: I will transfer ownership to direct descendants within four generations - the same as Find A Grave guidelines. Otherwise, I'm happy to add to memorials and make links, just click on the "Edit" tab on the top right of the memorial, then click on "Suggest a correction or provide additional information". Be sure to give me the other person's ID number when requesting links.

One line of my ancestors (CROSE) lived in Tippecanoe Co., IN in the 1820s. Some of their cousins lived in the next county to the south, Boone, and some south of that in Hendricks Co. I live in northern Hendricks Co., and am taking photos mostly in Boone and Hendricks, including the older, more difficult to read stones. Hopefully, these photographs will be around longer than the headstones. Many are on the verge of not being readable - even with the sun at a good angle and using tricks to bring out the text.

Since I've been doing genealogy research for a number of years, I can see a real benefit in seeing headstones, rather than relying on a transcription. To me, the important thing is to be able to read the inscription (names & dates, child of ...), but not really the verse below it. It's also important to know who is buried next to whom. I'll mention that if I notice a connection.

Cemeteries that are completed - meaning that I photographed everything and have posted all that was readable. Other transcriptions may have more names.
Beck - Bethel (Boone Co.) - Bethel (52nd St Indy) - Browns Wonder - Jones
Lowry -Macedonia - Mintonye - Mt Union
Mt. Zion - North Branch - Oak Hill (Sect 1-30, 34N & 34S) - Pleasant Hill (Indy)
Pleasant View (Dover) - Poplar Grove - Prebster - Old Union Church - Richland - Robison - St. Malachy West - Salem
Sparks - Taylor - Trotter (I can only find 33 of the 64 markers) - Weaver - Zionsville

I currently use a 10M Canon Powershot camera which will take pictures at 3648 x 2736 pixels. Normally I reset the resolution to 2272 x 1704 and then on the computer, especially with worn headstones, I turn up the contrast 20-30%, and lower the brightness 5-10% and keep the compression at 98 to 99%. When I started posting for Find a Grave the file size limit was 250 KB, then 350, 500, 750, 2000 3000 and now 8000 KB. I use photo editing software that I downloaded for free - it's much better than what Canon or Olympus gives you with their camera. With Photoscape I know the file size before I save the file.

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Michael Day
Eliza Racine Taylor
I am amazed at finding your obituary details for Eliza. My great great grandmother Maria Fricker was Eliza's sister. Maria Racine remained in England when the rest of her family emigrated to America in 1857 and married Henry Fricker. Do you have any more info you could share on this Racine family in America?

Thanks for your help.

Michael Day
Added by Michael Day on Oct 12, 2015 1:55 PM
Stephen Haynes
Ronald Edward Doty
Hi -

I am researching Ronald Edward Doty (1916-84), who is listed in the Holy Cross Cemetery as having only a memorial (see My questions:

Was Lavina (Kranz) Doty (1922-2007) his wife?

Are you related to them?

Can you tell me anything more about their lives and any descendants?


Stephen Haynes
4th great grandson of Elijah and Eve (Teachout) Doty
Added by Stephen Haynes on Oct 02, 2015 10:57 AM
Linda Warman Sims
Catherine Warman Conner 152416475
I cannot thank you enough for adding this memorial of My 3rd great Aunt .God Bless you for all you do on find a grave., Linda Warman Sims
Added by Linda Warman Sims on Sep 18, 2015 11:07 PM
nicole Kouns
RE: Mildred Kouns
Thank you. I will have to head to town to check it out. Kemberli kouns morris is my husband's mother who is also in zonsville cemetery.

Who would I contact to find graves in the zonsville cemetery that I can't find? Sorry I'm new to this.

Added by nicole Kouns on Sep 15, 2015 6:21 PM
J Knotts
this is my mother's mother. I would like to manage her account please. thank you.
Added by J Knotts on Sep 14, 2015 2:51 PM
J Knotts
this is my mother's father. I would like to manage his account please. thank you
Added by J Knotts on Sep 14, 2015 2:49 PM
J Knotts
This is my grandmother. I would like to manage her account please. thank you.
Added by J Knotts on Sep 14, 2015 2:47 PM
J Knotts
this is my grandfather. I would like to manage his account please. thank you
Added by J Knotts on Sep 14, 2015 2:46 PM
nicole Kouns
RE: kouns
Thank you for your speedy reply. I will go again and look without my help of little ones. They were trying their best to help.
Added by nicole Kouns on Sep 13, 2015 6:25 PM
nicole Kouns
I just spent 1 hour in the Zionsville, indiana cemetery trying to find the kouns graves. These are both ones that you have taken pictures of. I was wanting to see if you could give me more details to find them.
Added by nicole Kouns on Sep 13, 2015 12:02 PM
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