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JoAnn (#46801590)
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"Determine if you really need the memorial transferred to you for management. Transferring of management should only be requested If you have extensive changes to make to a memorial. You can add photos and suggest corrections without having to request management. Simply having someone in your family tree is not grounds for a management transfer request. With hundreds of thousands of contributors, we have many overlapping family trees and it would be impossible for all contributors to manage their entire tree."

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I have hundreds of relatives that I have found here on Find A Grave but I do not have "ownership" of their memorial pages. Find A Grave has created a wonderful tool, the "Virtual Cemetery", to help us to keep track of these relatives that have been added by our good volunteers. I have created Virtual Cemeteries for all branches of my family and find this to be a very efficient way to keep track of my family. Please use this tool instead of asking for transfers that fall outside the bounds of Find A Grave policy.
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Sherry W
John M Cherry aka John Wallace Cherrt
hi. I am researching John M Cherry who died after 1930 But before 1938. All of the Census and city directory records list him as John M Cherry married to Lillie May McClanahan. I noticed you posted a tombstone for John W Cherry and mention an obit saying his name is John Wallace Cherry. Do you have a copy of this? I am just confused by the M vs. W or Wallace middle name and want to be sure this it the correct John Cherry for my family. Here is the memorial info I saw online
Created by: JoAnn
Record added: Sep 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21607718

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am Researching the John M and Lillie Cherry for my husband's cousin who is a John M Cherry's great granddaughter. All of the other names for family members Match up except John M vs John Wallace Cherry.
Thanks much, Sherry
Added by Sherry W on Mar 06, 2015 3:45 AM
Sandra Black Duffy
Dennis Ewell's family
Hi JoAnn - I've been trying to sort out the descendents of Dennis Ewell of Princess Anne County. You have noted that a lot of his children are with his wife Elizabeth Keeling; however she was born about 1806 and the children were born as late as 1880. I think that he was married to Delia (Milly) Creamer in the 1870 census and somebody else by 1880. Do you have any other information?
Anyone else?
Added by Sandra Black Duffy on Jan 17, 2015 1:33 PM
Mary Trumbull
Dewey Dwight Payne
I noticed that you included an obituary for Dewey's mother. I am working on a Memory Book for 1964 graduates of Fluvanna County High School and would like an obituary to put on Dewey's page. Any assistance will be appreciated.
Mary Trumbull
Added by Mary Trumbull on Nov 03, 2014 1:10 PM
Dan Ledford
I believe we're cousins
JoAnn I believe we are cousins, how can I get in touch with you? My gr gr grandfather is also Daniel McDannell from the family line of Joseph.
Added by Dan Ledford on Sep 27, 2014 2:19 PM
Connie Taylor
James Mills #18953236
Hi! I am researching my family tree and the Mills are part of it. I wanted to let you know of some conflicting information that appears on this memorial. James Mills (Sr. as you have it) had a different middle name than his son James. It's either L. or S. according to records. Also, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1829 (not 1819). His parents were Southy Mills (1794-1860) and Susan Whitehurst (1805-1870) which makes a little more sense with his birthdate. Southy Mills (1844-) was his brother and he is the one that was married to Elizabeth Pallet (1850-1900). Thanks for the photo of the grave!
Added by Connie Taylor on Aug 26, 2014 9:00 AM
Frances Victoria McCarthy Gimbert
Hi. JoAnn, would you mind transferring my grandma to me? 19247203
Added by KAyres on Aug 13, 2014 5:09 PM
Donna Grigolite
Fannie Horton
Hi, you have done a wonderful job on the Brock Cemetery in VaBeach. I live near there and have made a study of these folks. You may not know it but in my research, I found that Fannie Horton was Eliza's mother. She had remarried after the death of Spratley.
Added by Donna Grigolite on Aug 11, 2014 11:02 AM
Ginni Respess
Please transfer memorial #19250853 to me. Nannie Murden is my great grandmother. Thank you
Added by Ginni Respess on Aug 10, 2014 9:22 PM
Major L. "Trip" Swindell III
Archie Mercer
Hey, JoAnn ...

I submitted an edit request for Archie Mercer a few minutes ago asking for deletion of his duplicate memorial. You can ignore that request. When I did a surname search for Nimmo Cemetery, I noticed that all memorials are duplicated, and I also noticed that the original creator of the memorials is refusing to edit them (hence the more thorough duplicates).

Thanks for creating better memorials ... Your photos are better, too.

Trip Swindell
Added by Major L. "Trip" Swindell ... on Jul 12, 2014 8:53 AM
Dawn Curl
Ferrell info
Hello JoAnn,

I would so appreciate knowing how you found the family info on James Thomas Ferrell that is included on his page. Particularly the info on his parents William and Nancy A. I have been trying to discover if James might have been the brother of my great, great grandfather William R. Ferrell. His parents were William and Abigail. I'm wondering if William and Nancy A. were William and Nancy. William R. did have a brother Thomas, so I am wondering if James Thomas is that Thomas.

Are any of these Ferrells your family? I'd love to hear from you if so, and if you have an answer to the above question.

All the best,
Dawn Curl
Added by Dawn Curl on Jun 29, 2014 11:14 AM
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