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SleepingDog (#46607843)
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Bio Photo Born in North Carolina, but have also lived in New York, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Washington DC, and South Carolina. Graveyards and tombstones have always been a curiosity to me, and I always wanted to know something about the people buried there. I was a data entry operator for many years, also a history and genealogy addict. Since being retired, I've put those things to use to help make sure that people (and pets) that I put into Find A Grave are more than just names on a tombstone.

With this exception, I am not one of those people that dictates rules (including my own quirks) to everybody. Everyone has their own way of doing things, and it is not my way to tell other people what to do, nor do I appreciate anyone dictating to me. This is supposed to be a service to people for remembering their friends and relatives, for history, and for genealogy. Also--if anyone duplicates any of my entries---so be it. I'm not going to whine about it. Someone else can do that.

Since the exact places of some of our ancestors will never be known for sure---like those who were buried on their own property and/or have simple field stones for markers---I believe that those people also deserve to be remembered and connected to their families. So I will gladly connect the "unknowns" since they are just as important links as those we do know about. It does help to know the dates if possible. But then you do have some that can't possibly still be alive--and even they deserve our respect.

I would like to add that I do try to cooperate with everyone, and am happy to do so, but expect to be spoken to with decency and respect when being asked to make any type of change. (As I've come across a few people that were downright pushy and rude). Advice to nasty people---"let sleeping dogs lie".
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Coco15
RE: Charles Newton Wharton
Thank you for doing that. Have a great day!
Added by Coco15 on Apr 30, 2016 11:47 AM
bioengineer
Dr. John Richard Raine (#11393810)
A detailed biography and a document have been added to the memorial of this interesting Confederate physician.

Thanks again,

F. Terry Hambrecht, M.D.
Senior Technical Advisor to the
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Added by bioengineer on Apr 30, 2016 10:27 AM
JDH
George Gabriel Coins
I just looked at what you put on the memorial, and it is perfectly correct. Thanks.
Added by JDH on Apr 26, 2016 1:55 PM
JDH
RE: George Coins
Yes, his last name should remain Coins at is on his stone and elsewhere. But his parents should be noted as Corn or Corns. Thanks.
Added by JDH on Apr 26, 2016 1:52 PM
bioengineer
Dr. John Richard Raine (#11393810)
A detailed biography for this Confederate physician will be added within a week.

Many thanks,

F. Terry Hambrecht, M.D.
Senior Technical Advisor to the
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Added by bioengineer on Apr 25, 2016 7:01 PM
John Pfeister
RE: Russell M. Raffensberger
The obituary is already on Russell Raffenberger's memorial page. I agree with you, adding pictures, obituaries, death certificates, parents, siblings, etc to the memorial pages makes them so much more interesting. If that information is available, I try to add it.
Added by John Pfeister on Apr 23, 2016 4:35 PM
John Pfeister
RE: Russell M. Raffensberger
Maybe it's not too late. I found Russell's Obituary in the September 16, 1946 Greensboro Daily News. It appears to be the source that you used on your Memorial Page. I can submit it to the person managing his page.
Added by John Pfeister on Apr 23, 2016 3:12 PM
John Pfeister
RE: Russell M. Raffensberger
The information you had was very informative and I would hate to see it lost. I suggest you send the information to the person that manages the other memorial so they can add it.
Added by John Pfeister on Apr 23, 2016 10:00 AM
John Pfeister
Ref: Memorial# 123307243

You make reference to the death certificate of Russell Raffensberger. I am curious as to the cause of death since he was only 39 years old.
Added by John Pfeister on Apr 22, 2016 8:36 PM
Virginia Brown
Ellen Self Jones
Thank you very much for the transfer. You have made my day!
Best regards,
Virginia
Added by Virginia Brown on Apr 13, 2016 2:41 PM
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