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Cathy Neil Rakoczy (#47170716)
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Bio Photo Feel free to use any of the pictures I've added. I visit cemeteries when I can for the love of it, not the recognition on findagrave by adding pictures and claiming 'copyright'. What upsets me are the 'don't copy' people with poor quality pictures. If you're so proud of them make sure they're perfect. One of my pet peeves are the headstones that the photographer did not even bother to clean the debris and leaves off to make the headstone readable. Come on, it's a small thing to do. Yes, I've spent, time, gas and had many aches and pains to take pictures but I don't believe that gives me the right to deny the use of my pictures (especially for family trees) since a majority of the time I'm not related. I'll transfer any memorial I've created except the ones related to me personally. I'm disturbed by the FAG guidelines of transfer and that some members are so hardcore about them. I have a great-aunt and an uncle that had no children and a member will not transfer them to me even though they manage over 75,000 memorials and are not related. Guess numbers mean more to some people. Use a little common sense people.

Please do not automatically transfer a memorial to me just because I sent an edit. Ask me if I want to manage the memorial.

Please do not contact me unless you have a return address. I've received a few requests to delete duplicate memorials from members with no contact information and the memorials were not added by me. I have no problem with this if the duplicates are mine. Make sure you give a memorial number or I won't delete my entry.

I wish FAG members would stop adding memorials for someone without naming a cemetery, this is not a site for adding your family tree and often incorrect information is passed on.

My daughter and I are researching African American WWI Veterans in many East Texas counties. I would love to hear from any family members of these forgotten heroes. The counties are Anderson, Angelina, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Houston, Jasper, Lamar, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Orange,Polk, Red River, Rusk, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Trinity, and Walker.
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Kelli Rodriguez
Thank you
Just wanted to thank you for taking the time to take photos for me. It's the selfless people like you that make doing genealogy so much easier.

Kelli Rodriguez
Added by Kelli Rodriguez on Feb 05, 2016 3:49 PM
J McMenis
Bethlehem Cemetery
Thank you for the photo.
Added by J McMenis on Feb 01, 2016 4:05 AM
JC
Doris Jean Graves #100941199
Please check out the parents for Doris. Thanks
Added by JC on Jan 18, 2016 3:49 PM
Michael Parsons
Oscar Stigers
I went with your suggestion. Thanks.
Added by Michael Parsons on Jan 13, 2016 7:49 PM
Charles E. Carroll
John Thompson
Thanks for the info. A note was made on the memorial concerning the SS index date.
Added by Charles E. Carroll on Dec 06, 2015 9:30 PM
Linda Dukes
RE: Melcina Lemmon #117730297
I took a second look at her, and added some info to her memorial. So much more is available on the internet now.
Added by Linda Dukes on Nov 12, 2015 6:39 AM
Linda Dukes
RE: Melcina Lemmon #117730297
from census records, marriage records etc, I determined that yes, she died on her wedding day, as the family trees on ancestry.com say.
Nathaniel married Alice E Moss in 1877
If you find something different, tell me and I will update her memorial.
Added by Linda Dukes on Nov 11, 2015 5:40 PM
Lady Nic
Poynter
Ooops! Many thanks for catching that error and letting me know about it.
Added by Lady Nic on Oct 06, 2015 4:22 PM
Kucelire
You are right -
About the wording for the memorial for Edward Buchanan (Findagrave memorial number 16600641). Do you have any other information about him that can be added?

If you don't, then I am inclined to just remove the last paragraph Mr. Buchanan served honorably and well, and that may be all we need to say.

Kim M.
Added by Kucelire on Aug 25, 2015 10:29 PM
Skip Durmon
McGuire Cemetery
Do you know who to contact to get into the McGuire Cemetery in Walker County. Seaborn McGuire is my great great great grandfather.
Added by Skip Durmon on Aug 10, 2015 2:39 PM
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