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Carol Chakurda (#47915541)
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Bio Photo I've been working on my Family history since I was 11 years old. I started this because of a homework assignment and became hooked when Grandpa explained that he was Grandma's third husband. I had no idea!

I've used this site for a long time, gleaning little tidbits of information that I needed. Then it occurred to me that I may have information that someone else needs so I should give back. I signed up as a member and I've been adding my little tidbits as I find them. I hope it helps someone.


I have photo documented the Stafford Memorial Gardens, Stafford, VA up through last summer (2012) so now we just need to keep up with the new additions. But there are hundreds of unmarked graves in that cemetery.

I have taken all photos for the AMAA Cemetery in Brooke, Stafford/Fredericksburg, VA. All names and photos have been entered as of June 2013. This cemetery buries people in the order received so it will be easy to keep updated.

I have completed the photos for Rodef Shalom Cemetery in Cardiff, NJ. I will be entering those as I can. There are over 4000 photos so it may take me most of the winter to get them all entered!

I have taken photos of about 1/3 of the Beth Kehillah Cemetery in Cardiff, NJ. I have completed adding the photos that I have until my next trip. (Except for the ones that need translating from Hebrew to English.)

I have completed taking the pictures in Emeth Shalom Cemetery, Cardiff, NJ. I will hopefully complete entering them into FAG by the end of 2014!

Also, if I claim a photo request for an area not local to me (Stafford, VA) don't panic. It means that I was there and already have the picture and I will upload it once I return home from my travels. Along those lines - when I am traveling I may let you know that I have claimed one of your photo requests. If you will go ahead and request the rest of your family in that cemetery it helps because if I am running out of time, memory space in my camera, or battery I will try to concentrate on requests that have been made. :)

Edits and Transfer requests should be made through the edit tab. Thanks.
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J. Benjamin Chrismond
Deleted. Thanks for bringing it to my attention. Ben C
Added by J. Benjamin Chrismond on May 22, 2015 7:05 PM
Ronda Trifiletti
Barnet S Clynne
Thanks for your reply. Have found headstone which is in good repair. Would like to add another pic but don't know how to get to you.
Added by Ronda Trifiletti on Apr 18, 2015 2:17 PM
Ronda Trifiletti
Grandfather's head stone
I have been searching for this head stone. The groundskeeper so far has no record of where it might be located. You photographed it and I found it on this website. Thank you. Barnet S Clynne 1888- 1919 at Rodef Shalom in Egg Harbor, N J. Do you remember where in the cemetery you saw it? I have been there several times and can not find.
If you have any idea I would love any info you remember. R
Added by Ronda Trifiletti on Apr 15, 2015 7:37 PM
Jessica Lou Ellen
RE: Bertha Coughenour/Edna Smoot
Yes, I realized what you were trying to do so I just went ahead and did it. 😊

Thank you for doing that, I didn't realize Edna was buried at Sunset!
Added by Jessica Lou Ellen on Feb 21, 2015 6:57 PM
Jessica Lou Ellen
Bertha Coughenour/Edna Smoot
I'm sorry I misunderstood the edit you sent that i declined. Please resend it.
Added by Jessica Lou Ellen on Feb 21, 2015 1:07 PM
13th Generation Fairbanks in America
You may want to check this memorial. Someone has posted a duplicate and it looks like your photo was copied to the duplicate. Just an FYI...
Added by 13th Generation Fairbanks... on Feb 12, 2015 2:11 PM
Marla Banta
Hello. Are you related to any of the Kaplan's you are posting information about ?
I am researching my Kaplan side of the family and with so many Kaplan I need to find a connection with the correct family.
Thank you, Marla Berenhaus Banta
Granddaughter of Sophie Kaplan Berenhaus
Added by Marla Banta on Feb 07, 2015 4:10 PM
Thank you for the transfer of Alansing and Amelia Wyant! I will take good care of them.
Added by duck77 on Feb 01, 2015 1:47 PM
RE: Hebrew transcription
I'll keep a lookout for additional 'unknowns' that you post. Interesting tombstone design for 'Ms Bertha' - a cut-off tree trunk reflecting a life cut short at a young age.
Your good work on Find A Grave is much appreciated!
Added by Tevye on Jan 27, 2015 12:21 PM
Diana Gibson
Ray Gallahan
Thank you so much for the picture of my best uncle in life, I have look for it for 9 yrs., he died when I was so young, and could not found him., Thank you!!! Diana
Added by Diana Gibson on Dec 16, 2014 2:40 PM
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