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C Greer (#47180683)
 member for 7 years, 2 months, 20 days
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I manage~~not own~~the memorials I place on FindaGrave. Please use the SAC (edit feature) when asking for changes. This prevents mistakes because the edit feature connects me to the right memorial. Please read this ★ ☆ ★ FAQs ★ ☆ ★ before you intentionally make a duplicate of a memorial (which is a no no): I do transfer out of guidelines a lot if I feel you will maintain the memorial you request better than I can ~ which means a beloved aunt, cousin, best friend, etc. (Just don't ask for a whole cemetery or a whole list of the same name especially if you happened to find this site and have been a member for a few days). Stick around for awhile - contribute. Although a great place for genealogy this is a GRAVES REGISTRATION SITE!
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Permission has been given to to use my photos for their excellent site.
YES - you have permission to use the photos I took for your personal family files. I would appreciate it if you cited where you found the photo and if possible link back to
However unless you are a nonprofit organization, this is not to be copied & pasted on a commercial site or used for commercial publication without permission.
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I love to have additional information to add to the memorials. In winter I go through what I have put up and link families, find additional dates, etc. Although it looks like I have more than I can handle, I have had no problem adding suggested information. I have 35 years of experience in family history research and will be happy to add links or more biographical information on your family.
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If you are requesting a photo - all information is helpful. Many people only have flat to the ground memorials, and they are difficult to find. If you know of other family names that might be close by, that is very helpful in large cemeteries. Also if your memorial served in the military, that is very helpful as most cemeteries commemorate with a flag.
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I love the challenge of photographing really old stones. I also love the zincs - which were an inexpensive product for the time but have outlasted some of the more expensive marbles and granites. The zincs were very popular during the Prohibition Era because the insides were hollow and easily accessible.
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The people we ~meet~ in these resting places are integral in putting together family history. The memorial may be all that is left.
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Thank you to all the volunteers who have added photos to my memorials, taken the time to send me information, added their own memorials, found a dupe or two, and have been kind and respectful.
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It is so important that if you have an old cemetery near you, to get these stones recorded before weather and/or vandals get to them.
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I do try to wipe off debris and pull some overgrown grass out of the way, but I will not harm the stone in any way. Plus I do not pull up flowers, even if they are wilted.
It's a bit of work to take the photos, re size and sometimes enhance the lettering to be made readable, enter names and upload the photos. I do this lovingly. Please respect that.
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I have a camera that takes good photos,however the condition of the stone may make it unreadable or the stone is so damaged that there is no information. Bright sunny days might be good for walks but can wash out headstone inscriptions. I do retakes a lot.
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Nellie NY
Frank Lyons
Thank you so much for the transfer.
Added by Nellie NY on Dec 01, 2016 7:58 AM
RE: Harold R. Kalish burial
Hi C., I received a reply from Sarah Percival and she has added the burial place for Harold Kalish. I guess she's not deceased. :) Beau
Added by Beau on Dec 01, 2016 6:26 AM
RE: Harold R. Kalish burial
I sent her a request to make the change but I've been told she may be deceased. We'll see what happens. Beau.
Added by Beau on Nov 30, 2016 5:59 AM
Vining Memorials
Thank you for creating the memorials for my grandparents William H Vining - #55983345 and Ruth E Barnes Vining - 55983344. Would you mind transferring ownership of them to me, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks, BVinCA
Added by bvinca on Nov 27, 2016 1:18 PM
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Susan Phelps Elliott in Riverside in Sterling
Hi there - I attempted several times to leave a message in the edit tab of this memorial #52892898 but could not get past the Captcha check mark for some reason. Can you check to see if this memorial should be Sarah J. Phelps Elliott instead of Susan? Check the memorial for George T Elliott #173213199 for the picture and let me know what you think. At this time, I have not made a memorial for Sarah.
Added by LOU member #47653322 on Nov 26, 2016 5:52 PM
RE: Harold R. Kalish burial
Hi C. I found out from Harold's granddaughter that he was buried in Forestville Cemetery. Thanks. Beau.
Added by Beau on Nov 26, 2016 6:20 AM
RE: Harold R. Kalish burial
Hi C., I sent a note to Sarah Percival and am waiting for her reply. Thanks for your response. Beau.
Added by Beau on Nov 21, 2016 9:07 AM
Harold R. Kalish burial
Hi, I see that you took a pic of Harold R Kalish's headstone back in 2013 (Memorial# 55717167). The memorial was created by Sarah Percival in 2010 and it lists 'Burial: Unknown'. Would you know at which cemetery you took this picture? Thanks for your help. Beau.
Added by Beau on Nov 20, 2016 7:24 AM
Bob McLellan
Thank you very much for taking the very clear photo of Arliss Lyons.
Added by Bob McLellan on Nov 14, 2016 1:42 PM
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Trooper Paul Russell Bonner
On behalf of the late veterans of Squadron A, we THANK YOU for your help and assistant.

Vince Katinas
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