|Cori Hoag (#46481123)|
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A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. |
Biggest Joys about Findagrave:
--Traveling to cemeteries and photographing grave markers;
--Personal satisfaction when my entries are researched, entered correctly, and nicely presented;
--Discovering burial and genealogy info on my own extended family;
--Helping others in their research; and
--Connecting with other Findagravers.
Lack of self checking of own work by many contributors including:
--duplicates of their own entries,
--duplicates of others' entries,
--last names for babies, unmarried girls, spinsters, & men erroneously entered in Maiden Name field,
--multiple marriage names listed in Last Name field instead of the legal name at time of death,
--common spelling errors in name field,
--mixed case or lower case used in name fields, and
--mid-data entry submissions with only partial data.
Findagrave's Biggest Area for Improvement
We need a "Dupe Checker" utility so we can fix our own errors. Once we get over a few thousand entries, it is very time consuming to page through our own entries looking for dupes. As the database is growing by a million every few weeks, this issue is becoming critical.
The Dupe Checker would have a utility on Contributor Tools so we can double-check our own entries for self-entered duplicates and check our entries against others in the Findagrave database.
--A popup alerting us we've created a dupe or warning us a prior entry already exists would be helpful.
--Each Cemetery Home Page should also have a Dupe Checker to identify duplicates so they can be addressed. (Spreadsheet entry process will now screen out dupes assuming names/dates are the same.)
A Findagrave Improvement Want-to-Have
--The Pulldown menu on the Find-a-County utility needs to list the dominant U.S. cities in every state at the top of the list (i.e. New York, Los Angeles, Denver, Houston, etc.). Most of the population in each state lives in the major cities - hence most deaths occur there too so help us eliminate needless scrolling.
Thanks to all out there who:
--are helpful, enthusiastic, and courteous to other volunteers,
--send me corrections, obits, links, and other information to add to my entries,
--check their own work,
--keep up with edits, corrections, and suggestions from other contributors, and
--provide newspaper or website citations for obits so others can use this info.
PS...I typically respond within 24 hrs to edit requests and do put a lot of time into each one of my entries. If you request a transfer, please explain your relationship. I'll transfer to remote family members as long as I'm not a relative as well, but what are you planning on doing with the entry that I haven't already done?
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Arthur Allen "A..., Bill Bates, Bob & Sue, Daryl & Barbar..., Diane & John, J.D. Larimore, Jerry Reiswig-8..., JGCemetery, Kent D. Myrick, LA Powers, Larry Aichele, LeRoy Krsiean, Phyllis (Porter..., Q.E.P.D., Sharla
|Messages left for Cori Hoag (11)||[Leave Message]|
|Irish Indian||Agnes Nuanes|
Thank you for updating her relationship with her mother Eloise. Eloise is my grandmother and Agnes is my Aunt.
|Irish Indian||Agnes Nuanes|
Are you related?
|JMGenther||For Henry Meske|
Thank you for making those changes to his record.
I have these checked against your entries so should be no duplicates:
Charles L. Bense
L. August Bickle
George W. Brown 1921
Carlos Calderon 1918
James G. Cantry
John William Clemo
William Harvey Day
Added by Q.E.P.D. on Nov 18, 2014 10:34 AM
|Angela Andrade||Dylan Earven|
What it means to me to have people that I never met to
help us keep my son name alive!!!
Thank you from the bottom of my Heart!
Angela Dylans Mom
Congrats Cori for being here 11 years! It was nice to work with a pleasant uncranky person like you! I have read some contributor bios lately and am happy I do not have to communicate with them. This should be a HAPPY PLACE! Keep up the good work. Thanks,
Rosalie from Wenatchee, WA
|Jimmie Schuyler||Thank you|
I want to thank you for your work. Without your contribution I would have never found my Grandfathers grave site. He had died in Carson City, Nevada and I couldn't find it there after he died.
But it was only logical that he would be buried in Mammoth, AZ after living there for so many years of his life. I have sent u a request to update the information that you had posted originally. Also, I added the only photo I had of him from years ago. My family thanks you. And I am encouraged by your work to do the same in return for others that may be looking for loved one.
Thanks again and may God Bless You !!!
|Teresa Currier Raike Ashway||RE: Other conditions|
i will no longer be adding any info or links etc to any memorials that i have on Find A Grave.
Corolla, thank you for your tedious work with the Crown Hill memorials! It is much appreciated by many, and there's darned near no recognition of all of the work that you're doing. Just want to say thanks!
Added by AMB on Apr 11, 2010 8:39 PM
|John C. Anderson||RE: Checking progress on this end|
Yours and others contributions to the Crown Hill Cemetery data clean-up is greatly appreciated. When others share the same goal of making the information as correct as possible, great things can happen. I know from experience that finding maiden name corrections is VERY tedious and requires many hours of studying each and every entry. I'm working on getting access to more detailed internment records from the cemetery office. I was there today and secured copies of all section maps and I'm working on getting full access to their burial records. This is a HUGH cemetery and it will take years to fill in all the gaps. Thanks again for your continued contributions.
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