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Carol Chakurda (#47915541)
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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 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.

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.)

Also, if I claim a photo request for an area not local to me 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. :)
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Transfer request
I usually don't ask for transfers, but I am requesting this one because I have additional information to add to the memorial and she was my mother-in-law (as a matter of fact, my name is in the obituary that you added to the memorial). :)

If you would please transfer the memorial for Marcia Lynn Terry Kling, # 97887849, I would be really appreciative!

Thanks for considering it my request!
Shelley Kling
Added by Shelley on Apr 12, 2014 2:28 PM
Sue Allen
Vern & Rosetta Skinner
Thank you for their transfers. Sure appreciate it.
Added by Sue Allen on Mar 03, 2014 7:56 PM
Dave B.
Brookside Cem, Shortsville, NY
Hi Carol,
I was wondering if you might have noticed a Homer Augustus Post (1876-1918) while you at the Brookside Cemetery in Shortsville, NY. His parents were Fred H. Post (1851-?) and Eunice A. Bliss Post (1853-1927). Thanks
Added by Dave B. on Feb 07, 2014 7:36 AM
Margaret C Cowles
RE: Messecar Transfers
You certainly are "easy to get along with". LOL No sorry's needed. It's just that F.A.G. has suggested that as we get older (I'm passed the getting - I've reached old) we entrust our memorials to others. I try not to ask for any transfer except in cases where the creator hasn't the time or effort to update information.

You are great. As I've stated before you have gone beyond where some wouldn't. Keep up your wonderful work and your head held high and your fingers on the correct keys! tee hee.
Added by Margaret C Cowles on Dec 19, 2013 7:53 AM
Harvey Center
Lenore Center
Thank you for locating my Mother's grave. She died whine I was three. I just recently found it after an extensive search. Visited it last year....

Harvey Center
Added by Harvey Center on Dec 18, 2013 8:41 PM
Margaret C Cowles
RE: Enoch Massecar
YES!! Now I'm also certain that the Ada in that cemetery is his wife Ada.

Oh, if only half of the "gravers" were as "above & beyond" the type you are...I'd be in 7th heaven!

Folks, believeme, Carol's your go to lady...remember the old cheer "Carol, Carol she's our (man), if she can't do it no one can"?
Added by Margaret C Cowles on Dec 15, 2013 7:05 AM
Margaret C Cowles
RE: Enos/Enoch Massecar
You're pal for going that route for a "never met before" lady like me.

Thanks so much for the help. There are many more like us than the other kind of "gravers". You know the kind, "it's my memorial, I'll do what I want" and "so, they're your family, it's my memorial" and "don't tell me what to add" and the final touch = "I'm not deleting mine (duplicate) tell the other one to ...."

Again & again, Thanks so much for you time & help.
Added by Margaret C Cowles on Dec 13, 2013 11:57 AM
Nina Kramer
RE: Kramer in Atlantic City
Thank you, Carol! Your work is so much appreciated. I will continue checking for their headstone periodically.

Thank you again for all you do! I'm in Vancouver,BC so it's not very often when I get back to NJ.

Best regards,

Added by Nina Kramer on Dec 12, 2013 6:31 PM
Nina Kramer
Bernard and Sabra Kramer Headstone
Hi Carol,

I thank you for doing the work you do. Thanks to you, I was able to gather photos of my grandparents and great aunt and uncle.

I have a request. Not very far from my grandparents are my beloved parents' headstone. Their names are Bernard and Sabra E. Kramer (one headstone for both). They are in the vicinity of Harry Kale and if I can describe the location, they are buried a couple of aisles west of Harry Kale.

I realize you are extremely busy with all the good work you do but I'm hoping that you may be able to get a photo of their headstone. I've been working on my family tree and I no longer live in the Atlantic City area, I would be so grateful for you doing this.

My email address is:

Thank you so much,

Added by Nina Kramer on Dec 12, 2013 1:50 AM
rhonda griffin
audrey embrey
hi carol

I would like to no if you can help me find my grandmoms obituary I have been looking for a long time and can not find it
Added by rhonda griffin on Nov 22, 2013 6:56 PM
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