|Craig & Tonya Banks (#46890871)|
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When I joined Find a Grave it was a good website where a person could find and connect to their past without having to pay an annual fee. As I searched other volunteers home pages, I would read in their bios how they too expressed their support for the website and how it helped them to find a love one. On certain occasions though, I would come across a bio in which the volunteer didn't write a bio about themselves, but they expressed anger about the neglect of other individuals who didn't abide by the website rules. As I continued to read the bio, I wondered why they would choose to express their anger and frustration rather than write something good about themselves. Well after many years of contributing memorials, photos, and flowers, I know now why they wrote those angry words. I have come to realize that when a website offers free membership, it opens the door to every idiot who has nothing better to do than to create frustration and tension for other people. If these trouble causing individuals were forced to pay an annual fee, I believe they would think twice about wasting their money on creating aggravation for other individuals. I am changing my policy, and will be a STRICT keeper of the Find a Grave Rules. This means: Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be YOUR siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. If you don't understand this, then go find someone who does understand this statement and can explain it to you. There are many of my relatives memorials that I don't manage and I am quite happy to leave them in the hands of other people. If there is something I want added to the memorial I click the EDIT tab and make my request. This is the correct, by the rules, way for this website. If this rule is not followed, then when I receive your email/request, I will list it as spam and it will be deleted.|
Another rule I have found that volunteers are breaking is the photo copyright rule. You CANNOT claim a photo you DID NOT TAKE. I have found many of my photos being copied and pasted on other memorials. This is a serious rule infraction. REMEMBER, IF YOU DIDN'T TAKE THE PICTURE.....DON'T TAKE CREDIT FOR THE PICTURE! Ask for permission.
Finally, Be accurate with your information. When photo volunteers go out to fill a photo request, they are taking their time and money to get you that photo. Don't just put someone in a cemetery because it seems like the right one. Take the time to do some research and get confirmation before you list a memorial. Be Considerate!
There are certain individuals out there (and you know who your are) who have caused me to take these measures and unfortunately for the innocent, I'm sorry but things have changed.
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|Alan Miller||James A. Bobbitt|
Henderson County was not a county until 1821 because the Chickasaw Treaty was signed when he was born, and he was not allowed to live there. The 1850 Census shows that he and his wife were born in North Carolina which makes more sense.
|Donna Brummett||Farris Palmer Kelley|
Please transfer Farris to me. She is also a first cousin. Thanks you. (Zoar)
|Donna Brummett||Rebie Palmer Purvis|
Would you please transfer the care of Rebie to me. She is my first cousin and is buried at Zoar Methodist church. Thanks in advance
|Gail and Scott Hannah||Edits|
Thanks again for awesome volunteer work !
Added by dawgfan on Jan 04, 2017 11:37 AM
|dawgfan||Maxwell|Added by dawgfan on Jan 04, 2017 11:36 AM
|Donna Brummett||Myrtle P. Rabun|
Would you please transfer Mrytle P. Rabun (Zoar Methodist Chruch, GA.) to me. She is my first cousin. Thanks you in advance.
|Bev Mundy||Maggie Zeigler Rucker|
Maggie is posted in two different cemeteries. Do you happen to know which one is correct?
Maggie Zeigler Rucker in Union Baptist Church Cemetery posted Jan 11, 2009
Maggie Zeigler Rucker in Union Cemetery posted Sep 30, 2009
I personally have no idea which one is in the correct cemetery, both memorials have the same photo of marker.
Thanks for any help.
|Diehardeaglefan||Henry Cleveland Reddick|
I submitted an edit for Henry Cleveland Reddick. His death year should be 1939, not 1989. It's a mistake easily made from the picture of the grave slab. I'm his great-granddaughter and helped my grandmother clean that grave off many times. He died well before my mother was born.
Thank you for your work at Find A Grave.
|Conner ||Jimmy Dean Cumbee|
a better pic of Jimmy Dean Cumbee http://www.honorstates.org/index.php?id=321325
Added by Conner on Dec 27, 2016 9:06 PM
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