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Big Ern (#46620889)
 member for 12 years, 6 months, 5 days
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy since 2001. I have added both family and non family members. Any additions or corrections are greatly appreciated. I have also added people that had both positive and negative contributions to society as well as some that were just caught up in events that they couldn't control. I feel we can learn from their mistakes as well as their accomplishments. Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.- George Santayana

I like to do corrections so send me what you have, preferably using the edit tab located on the upper right hand corner of each memorial. I want the memorials to be as complete as possible. Due to time constraints I don't always reply but I will do them within the 30 day period.

Note: As of 2/23/16 I should be all caught up with corrections. Please resubmit any that I may have missed updating the memorial.
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marshfox
110473668
Thank you for transferring my uncle to me! Much appreciated.
Added by marshfox on Dec 06, 2016 8:40 AM
marshfox
Gordon M Sigafus #110473668
Would you consider transferring Gordon to me? He is one of my favorite uncles.

Thanks, Rita
Added by marshfox on Nov 19, 2016 10:35 PM
Priscilla Elledge
RE: Detweilers
Thank YOU for creating the memorials! My grandmother was Lulu Detweiler, daughter of Peter Charles Detweiler and Catharine Christman ~
Added by Priscilla Elledge on Nov 14, 2016 5:12 PM
Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin
RE: Uzal McCarter #131662718
After I sent you that note, I googled him and found a picture of the house referred to in the article - WOW! It is a beautiful home. The article about it was from 2014, so someone is still enjoying the lovely property.

Added by Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin on Nov 03, 2016 6:10 AM
Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin
Uzal McCarter #131662718
I like to read old newspapers (Library of Congress website) and try to match the stories and articles to memorials here on F-A-G. I found a little story in the Evening World (New York, NY) on 11/2/1916 about a home purchase by Uzal McCarter. I thought you might like to see it.

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030193/1916-11-02/ed-1/seq-12/

It is titled "Freedman's House Sold."
Added by Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin on Nov 02, 2016 12:52 PM
Molly H.
Previously called Star of David
Hi, Big Ern,

Star of David is an older cemetery which is now contained within the Kendall location of Mt. Nebo.

Here is the full name and address and phone:

Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapels at Mount Nebo (Kendall).
5900 SW 77th Ave, Miami, FL 33143. Phone: 305-274-0641

Take care,
Molly
Added by Molly H. on Oct 31, 2016 9:52 PM
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Harold Kynett
Thank you SO much for helping the work here to continue! :-)
Added by ProgBase on Oct 16, 2016 4:29 PM
CZabel
Edward Toy's memorials
I was saddened to read that Edward Toy had passed. He had created Find A Grave memorials for my 3xs Great Grandparents and one of their daughters in the Eden Valley Cemetery, Eden, NY. His work was appreciated very much.

I discovered his passing as I was in process of requesting that he transfer these 3 ancestors to me. Are you now managing Mr. Toy's work? If so,
would you, please, transfer the following to me?
Augustus Bentley #73326341
Thankful Bentley #73326306
Betsey Bentley #73326381

If you do not manage these, do you know how I request a transfer?
Thank You, Cathy Zabel #47750547
Added by CZabel on Oct 12, 2016 8:55 PM
NotYourTime
Schroeder
Thank you for the transfer. It is deeply appreciated.
Added by NotYourTime on Oct 10, 2016 9:50 PM
S.R.F.
RE: Eleanor Ashton Dewees Ward
Thanks so much! :)
Added by S.R.F. on Sep 21, 2016 6:10 PM
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