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Cheryl (#47386524)
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Bio Photo Genealogy has been a passion for years. Find A Grave is a way for me to "pay it forward". By helping others find their families, I can repay the many who helped me in my search. Find A Grave has been a wonderful tool for me.

This is a hobby. I have a full-time job and can't do this everyday. Therefore, my response times may vary. To ensure there are no misunderstandings, to reduce errors and to keep my participation manageable, here are my expectations.

TRANSFERS: I will transfer memorials within the Find A Grave four-generation rule. While I do believe memorials best belong with family members, I may in some cases choose to retain them. In those instances, I will be happy to add additional information or links. Certainly, I will not transfer my own relatives except in very rare instances.

REQUESTING TRANSFERS: Use the "Edit" button; I will not respond to email transfer requests. This helps ensure accuracy. Please do not request multiple transfers in one message; one person per request. Do not send requests like "transfer all Smiths in this cemetery". To comply with transfer policy, you must fully explain your relationship to the individual. You must include your Find A Grave name and contributor number; I will not search for you.

LINKS: While genealogy is a secondary function of Find A Grave, I think linking makes Find A Grave more informative and is a great genealogy tool. Again, use the "Edit" button. I will not respond to email requests. One person per request. For example, if you want to link all the children of a couple to the parents, send an individual request for each child. Be sure to include your name and contributor number.

PICTURES: My pictures are not in the "public domain". Do not copy or distribute them without my expressed written permission.

MORE ON PICTURES: I recently got a "complaint" that I didn't "straighten" the flowers in a picture. I don't go to the cemetery to take pictures of flowers. My goal is to record the family information on the stone. I may even "crop" the flowers out of a picture in order to get a better picture of the history. Plus, I DO NOT DISTURB the gravesite. At times, I've basically "stood on my head" to take a picture so as not to disturb the gravesite. It doesn't always make for perfect pictures but, just know, I did my best to preserve the history without disturbing anything. They all need to REST IN PEACE!

MY SON: I lost my son, Dustin, in 2009. Please visit his memorial 67376999. He is sorely missed every day.

IN CASE OF DEATH: I'm planning to become a very OLD lady! It's challenging to get links, transfers, corrections when a contributor is deceased. Therefore, Kathy Vanchieri or Amanda Ware will assume control of my memorials upon my demise. It's in my will!

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Stanley Photographs
Sure, you can use the photographs. Thank you for asking. I appreciate it.

Added by Garczar on Oct 26, 2015 8:45 AM
Juancito Holland
Veva James
To get your request for a photo of this grave site at Live Oak Memorial Park in Monrovia, California it would help if you could call the cemetery and obtain the grave location and add that information to your request.

They are very busy but they do respond to requests but you might have to leave them your email or telephone number so that they can contact you with the grave location at a time to suit their work schedule.

Their number is (626) 359-5311

Kind regards

Added by Juancito Holland on Sep 24, 2015 4:21 PM
james Hardin - Old Town Cemetery - Waynesboro
I had to remove large limb blocking gate to Old Town. I walked the grounds twice - no sign of a stone for one James Hardin. Sorry. Lots of fieldstones and his name does appear on the Wayne Co. Cemeteries list as buried at Old Town - just no marker.
Added by RainbowGal on Sep 23, 2015 11:34 AM
Elizaabeth Jones - Shields Cemetery
I put the pic on for their stone - I think her birth date is 1836 because his is 1833 - I don't think he would have married her if she were born in 1886 - I could be wrong.
Added by RainbowGal on Sep 23, 2015 10:20 AM
Fowler's - Shields Cemetery
I have added all the Fowler's I could find.
Added by RainbowGal on Sep 23, 2015 9:58 AM
Phil & Donna Whitaker
Deanna Darlene Lusk
This was pointed out to me last week. I sent the daughter a message asking her to delete hers and I will give her mine as mine is more complete. I have not heard from her.
Added by Phil & Donna Whitaker on Sep 07, 2015 8:51 AM
Jeff Davis James
Hi Cheryl: The only info I have for him is that he passed in Temple City, CA in 1978. I will keep looking. Patricia
Added by K_boodle on Aug 31, 2015 7:38 PM
Michael J. Rea
Vernon C. Cole
Hello Cheryl,

I sent photo to your e-mail.

Mike Rea
Added by Michael J. Rea on Aug 24, 2015 7:56 PM
Patsy Ralston
I was in Glenwood Cemetery today and took a photo of Patsy's unmarked grave and the stone on the grave next to her grave. I'm no photographer, so please take a look at it when you have a minute and let me know if it's too ugly & not helpful enought to be on her memorial.

Best wishes, Samantha :)
Added by Samantha on Aug 17, 2015 2:17 PM
Horton's in Wayne County
I was at Horton Cemetery 151 yesterday. Before I went - I did some research. Here is some info that may help you and maybe clear up some burial info on Horton's and Martin's.
1. The John Martin's, Rhoda Downing, Elizabeth Martin, and Minnie Stricklin are in fact buried elsewhere - on the Tom Helton farm west of Weatherford Creek. I got this info from:, Wayne Co. Gen Web and the Wayne Co. Historical Society.
2. There are Three Horton Cemeteries in Wayne Co. Horton #43 on west side of Weatherford Creek. According to records - John Martin-John Martin-Elizabeth Martin-Rhoda Downing-Minnie Stricklin, Samuel Martin & Rebecca Beckham are buried there on Private Property.
I have been going to Horton #151 for a few years now. The same names appear - when they are not buried at Horton #151. I also know how frustrating it is to not find them. I recently drove over 385 miles to get a pic of my gggg grandfather. Yesterday, I decided to return to Horton #151 and get pics of the Stooksbury's and others that do not have pics on Find A Grave. Last Month - I was by there and did not turn off - nor did I in spring. This time I decided to try and help find some of these Horton's and Martins.
Hope this info helps and we can reduce the requests on #151.
Blessings. If I can help - I will and in the fall when the leaves and weeds die - I will try and contact Mr. Henry Daniel - 6 miles south of Collinwood - on Butler Creek Rd. - where the third Horton Cemetery is.
Added by RainbowGal on Aug 08, 2015 2:47 PM
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