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Gary Fritz (#46863261)
 member for 10 years, 1 month, 17 days
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Bio Photo I have been involved in Genealogy research for the past twenty years and joined the Find-A-Grave community about 10 years ago. I have found the experience a way of honoring those who came before us. I was born in Wheeler, New York and grew up in nearby Naples. For the most part of my adult life, I worked for Ontario County government in various positions, ie. Director of Planning, Commissioner of Social Services and Deputy County Administrator. I am now retired and live in Florida, though try to get back to the Finger Lakes in the summer.

Feel free to provide me further information on my entries and of course, I would be pleased to transfer the maintenance of an entry.
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Charlie Samual Stephen Victor Adams
RE: Florence Mueller
Added by Charlie Samual Stephen Vi... on Aug 29, 2016 7:32 PM
Greg Hetzler
Memorial# 71158020
Thank you for accepting edit.
Added by Greg Hetzler on Jul 18, 2016 9:00 PM
Timothy Manchester
Welsh Family of Bleecker NY
You have many of the dates wrong for the Welsh family buried in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Bleecker, NY. I have pictures of the markers and the record for all the cemeteries in Bleecker, NY. My family was born an raised there. If you remove the links I will put the correct information in with pictures.
Added by Timothy Manchester on Jul 02, 2016 6:47 AM
Sharon Davis Marsden
Thank you for the transfer! You surprised me.

Added by Sharon Davis Marsden on Jun 21, 2016 10:00 PM
Powers of Naples
Hi Gary:

I was wondering if you could transfer maintenance of Edward (73814790) and Julia Daly Powers (73814794) to me as they are my great-grandparents?

Additionally, also transfer Thomas (73814795) and Ella (73814791) and Julia (73814793) -- I assume Julia is unmarked as there is no photo with her details?

Also James (73814792)

Thanks! Pat Collins
Added by trickcollins on May 24, 2016 9:20 AM
Steven Beikirch
Transfer of memorial
Hi Gary,

Would you please transfer the memorial for Marion Beikirch (73141595) to me. Marion is the wife of my 3rd cousin August Beikirch. Thank you.

Steve Beikirch
Added by Steven Beikirch on May 02, 2016 8:06 AM
Audrey LeRew
RE: leRew
I understand. So very frustrating and you are not the only one who is having to make this decision. Thanks for the reply
Added by Audrey LeRew on Apr 12, 2016 3:42 PM
Request transfer of Ancestor to Me
I would like to request transfer of the memorial of my ancestor Alonzo Cummings, Find A Grave memorial # 70605442 to me. Thank you.
Added by Lamplighter on Apr 08, 2016 12:57 PM
Sharon Davis Marsden
Lisle Toby Leahy
Thank you SO much, Gary, for the transfer. I appreciate all you do in creating these memorials!

Sharon #47358719
Added by Sharon Davis Marsden on Apr 04, 2016 3:41 PM
Cummings, Ontario County
I had written to you previously, requesting you remove the links for Lyman & Patty Cummings, and Alonzo E Cummings from the Find-A-Grave page for my husband's ancestor Alonzo Cummings. They are not related. Your Alonzo E., a twin, is Find A Grave # 158404834, buried in Fairview Cemetery, Naples.

My Alonzo Cummings is of Canadian ancestry. Alonzo's parents are Jesse Cummings, immigrant from Canada, and Diana Elizabeth, b. Ontario Co, NY. His Find A Grave # 70605442. On my Alonzo's Find A Grave is a link to his wife's Find A Grave page which includes her obituary. The obituary states that Alonzo's brothers Jesse and James attended her funeral. Lyman & Patty did not have a child Jesse. My ancestor Jesse and Diana did have children Jesse, James, Alonzo, amongst others.

I created a new Find A Grave page for Alonzo E, son of Lyman & Patty but Alonzo E's page is linked to my Alonzo Cummings. The only way to fix this error is to edit MY Alonzo's page # 70605442 and remove parents Lyman & Patty from the relationships section. Only the page administrator, you, are able to do this.

I appreciate you removing Lyman & Patty Cummings as parents in the relationship page of my ancestor Alonzo Cumming's Find A Grave page # 70605442 . I would be happy to have the page admin transfered to me, if you like, and I would be happy to transfer Alonzo E's page # 158404834 to you as well. Thank you.
Added by Lamplighter on Mar 21, 2016 8:57 AM
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