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Contributor Connie posted this. I thought it was such a great idea I posted it to my page! Thanks, Connie!
Find a Grave has implemented a new way to submit Edits! Unfortunately, there are far too many members for Find a Grave to notify everyone via email, so it's up to us to get the word out. If every member posts this message (or similar) in their profile, hopefully we can help spread the word.
To suggest a correction (SAC) click on the edit tab of the memorial that needs to be corrected. Then click on the link which best describes where your edit should occur. Enter your correction, when you're done, click submit edit. Your request will be sent to the manager of the memorial and will appear in the managers' profile under the Edits tab.
Managers will no longer receive emails. They must go directly to their profile page and click on the Edits tab. Managers can approve, deny or ignore, suggested corrections. It's quick and easy!
Requesting a transfer other corrections are still handled the same way. Click on "suggest any other correction or addition," type your message and press "send this message." The manager of the memorial will receive an email.
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Many thanks to everyone who has contributed information and photos for my memorials. I usually link to the individual contributor using HTML code. If this is unacceptable to you just let me know you prefer to remain anonymous.
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|Julie Myers Stephen||Peter Wesley Shunk Jr.|
Cause of death Pneumonia contracted in route from New York to Missouri. He was buried in Missouri on the same day. I will add a connection to the memorial at the other cemetery. I had this happen to another Shunk family member who died and was buried in Michigan and the spouse moved to California and put a tombstone of the spouse in a California cemetery. The body was never moved.
|Julie Myers Stephen||Peter Wesley Shunk Jr.|
Death certificate says he died in Missouri and was buried in Columbia Cemetery. The Father most likely had a tombstone at the Military Academy. Please look a death certificate. I will call the cemetery tomorrow.
|Bryan Main||Bear stones|
You're welcome for the photos of the stones. I took photos of all the other stones as well and hope to be putting them up soon. I wish I could have gotten better photos but the stones were moved and stuck in concrete and very close together.
|Loretta Castaldi||RE: Matisse|
I'm so glad you brought this to my attention. When I took the photograph, it passed through my mind that this person shared the same name as a famous painter, but that's as far as the thought went. After you pointed out that it was the the painter, I contacted the cemetery superintendent. He informed me that the engraving is not a centograph, it is a stylistic sample that the stone carver users to inform patrons of the various options. It certainly fooled me!
|Roger Whiting||Susan Lewis Martin Sandford|
Thanks for the clarification.
|Paul Hays||Regarding edits for Thomas Fayette Miller|
Thanks for the suggestions. I gladly incorporate additional information in memorials, if reliable sources are provided. Entirely too often I’m finding that changes submitted through F/G’s 'automated' suggestion system are inaccurate. Therefore I now ask that each correction/suggestion be submitted separately, with evidence supporting the proposed change. Undocumented edits are declined after two days.
|Steven M||John Lundeen|
Thanks for the update. I can't believe I overlooked the original memorial.
Added by Steven M on May 21, 2015 3:42 PM
|Sue Dotson||RE: Mary Virginia "Jennie" Foley|
Thank you so much for the update. I would love to know who is interested enough in her to obtain the baptism record? Would it be the same person who posted the photos? I was also very surprised to see the photos. When I went to the cemetery there was a very strict policy of no cameras or photographs allowed. The reason specified was because there are a lot of stones and inscriptions that were patent-protected. Has their policy changed?
|wvmnt||RE: Roy Fillmore Ash|
I just have no connection to this person, that is why I ask about transfer. If you have contact with anyone who is family for him, tell them to ask for memorial, I will be glad to transfer.
Added by wvmnt on May 19, 2015 12:01 PM
|Jacki, Weymouth Massachusetts||Dora v Dorothy|
You nailed it! As you prob already know, the Holbrook's came to Weymouth in 1635 with Rev Hull's company... well last year, they did a thing at Tuft's library on the "extinct" family Drake, and added the Holbrook's in because the family started with Jane Holbrook and Thomas Drake. But I am running into descendants of John Holbrook, mostly New York and Connecticut early on. They haven't been easy to trace. But I also noticed, like my family Drake, more girl babies than boy babies. And I'm seeing this with the Theodore Lewis Holbrook family as well. The Holbrook's and Drake's are not extinct, but they are getting there.
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