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Elaine A (#47160132)
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Bio Photo I have worked on several trees since 2004. I really appreciate all the information I find from others and just wanted to 'play it forward.' Please don't hesitate to suggest corrections, changes or additions! I will gladly transfer any memorials as well ..I would love to have ALL of them claimed by their families!

I believe that the marker is the final word. As an example: if Mr. Smith wanted William Smith on his marker he would have put it there. If he put Billy Smith, I prefer to not change the memorial. I would be happy to add William James Smith in the bio section if such a request is made.

As so many others have posted, using the edit tab to request transfers is soooo much easier. I like easy!


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Devil Kitty Designs
Carlo LaRocco
Thank you for making me aware of the duplication. I have deleted the memorial as requested.

Mary
Added by Devil Kitty Designs on Mar 28, 2015 4:06 AM
Roberta Moody
Possible Dupes
It's a pleasure to meet you, Elaine. Wishing you good luck with your new project. As for me, I've finally figured out I could work a lifetime filling in blanks left behind by others on many of the large number memorial sites and have no time left for originating new and hopefully complete ones with care and respect. Incidentally, Richard and I both were born and grew up in MI. It's a beautiful state, you are lucky to still be there.
Added by Roberta Moody on Mar 23, 2015 2:03 PM
Julius Carey
Reference duplicates...
Elaine-- If you run across anymore CAREY duplicates I'll take them down BUT ONLY if they're put there from a stranger.

I'm grateful you may have put some up but YOU ARE not a blood relative.

Thank you, that is all...

(I had this very conversation years ago & FIND A GRAVE felt that I was in the wrong and so they deleted every single one of my entries. If no one agrees that blood family should have the final says on their own relatives then that's just tough. Now the only reason you're sometimes seeing doubles is because apparently someone @ FIND A GRAVE had a change of heart (after I was long deleted) that I wasn't aware of and they somehow reinstated my entries. If this is going to be a problem for you I'd rather NOT HAVE ANY memorials featuring my blood relatives on this site at all.)

Thank you. That is all...
Added by Julius Carey on Mar 22, 2015 8:00 AM
Grandma Jin
RE: Edits
Oh, it pleases me to find places that I CAN 'edit'!

Thanks for all you do, too!
Added by Grandma Jin on Mar 20, 2015 5:34 PM
Julius Carey
RE: Pat Carey
Yes mam. I had forgot about those other ones. I also have a duplicate for both of my brothers, one of whom was Pat's husband. Do you think I should delete one of them? I wanted to but didn't want to step on anyones toes who had added the photos, etc.,. I guess my memory is starting to get bad? I'm almost 61... LoL.
Added by Julius Carey on Mar 10, 2015 8:19 AM
Julius Carey
Thank you...
Pat was my sister-in-law. I "borrowed" your photo of her marker because I'm 200 miles away...
Added by Julius Carey on Mar 10, 2015 12:02 AM
Colleen Sanders Broyles
RE: Jones in Madison County, Ind
okay just noticed that you say after he married Rebecca he died in Oklahoma in 1885??? Rebecca is in the 1880 census as widowed so this is confusing. Do you have proof this is the same Elijah. I've seen the birth year as 1836 but then that's actually close to Rebecca's birth:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8095948
Added by Colleen Sanders Broyles on Mar 02, 2015 8:25 AM
Colleen Sanders Broyles
RE: Jones in Madison County, Ind
You pretty much have the same info that I do on my Elijah...he married Rebecca Merritt (my GGGreat Grandmother/Grandfather. I just can't find more info on his parents/siblings or his place or date of death. :( :( I'm going to try to get away this week and head over to Hendricks County to go to the courthouse to see if there are any records hiding there! Or possibly down to Indy to the state library to see what I can find there.
Added by Colleen Sanders Broyles on Mar 02, 2015 8:22 AM
Gathering Roots
? Duplicates
I worked hours on entering these I did it not knowing they would be re activated I am leaving this up to Find A Grave It would take years to figure out how to merge them etc...and straiten them out And I am not deleting all my work sorry At the time they were entered by me No other memorial existed so I did nothing wrong Soory for the mess
Added by Gathering Roots on Mar 01, 2015 10:23 AM
Gathering Roots
Anna Mary Bowman-
After Stars And bucks had deleted thoundsands of memorials I decided Since a friend bought me a CD on Shenadoah Cemeteries Id be nice and re enter all that was missing,Well Without Warning I got an email through friends letting me know Project mgr or Find A Grave decided to re- activate all her memorials without looking to see if someone had re placed them There are About 20,000 that I re entered And I do not know how to merge and do not feel its up to me to clear this mess up I have way to many memorials now duplicates Hope they straiten it out soon my emails on this are growing in numbers Sorry for any inconvenience Have A good Day
Added by Gathering Roots on Mar 01, 2015 9:32 AM
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