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Eric Watson (#46962583)
 member for 8 years, 6 months, 5 days
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I am an amateur genealogist and have found one of the best ways for me to collect hints on my family is to walk cemeteries. I currently live in California but many of the cemeteries I have walked are in Alabama. I take pictures of all the markers in cemeteries where I find ancestors. It is simply quicker than trying to write details down in the cemetery. If you have a Biography for one of the entries I would be happy to post it as well. I am not a typist and hopefully have not made tooooo many typos but if you see one please let me know so I can fix it
I am not related to many of the people I have added; entries are posted in the interest of genealogy and history, and the hope that someone will add my lost ancestors.

I will no longer do mass transfers of everyone with a specific surname in a cemetery. I will continue to add cemetery surveys as time allows.

Please use the "Suggest a change" link on the edit tab of a memorial to suggest changes or request transfers.
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Richard Yehle
Birth Date Error
The tombstone shows 1912 as the birthdate but the transcribed date is 1916. Might want to update that supposed error.
Added by Richard Yehle on Jun 13, 2016 9:24 PM
Thank you Eric for transferring the "Harveys". I will take good care of them.
Added by CalifKate on Jun 11, 2016 12:22 PM
Nancy Zanfardino
Sacramento County Cemetery
Hi Eric I left you a msg a while back and haven't heard from you. I was inquiring about the memorials added by you at the Sacramento County Cemetery. I have tried to do several photo request and sometimes I am successful and sometimes not. I have a list that I obtained online of the names in that cemetery but when I compare them to the engraved names on the marble I am finding way to many mistakes. I have brought this up with the committee who is in charge of these records. Anyway my email address is I would really appreciate your help in this matter
Added by Nancy Zanfardino on Jun 10, 2016 7:39 PM
Request Transfers
Your a busy photographer at Calvary Cemetery. I've taken quite a few there also. I think Find a Grave is one of the best places to get genealogy information. I've found out so much from relatives buried back East.
I'm emailing re a request to transfer 3 memorials to me. #38246470, 38246471, Mary & Maurice Harvey and 38246469, Gregory's memorial. They are my mother/father in law and my husband's brother. We maintain them, standardized their headstones (Gregory didn't have one)and regularly place flowers - as recently as yesterday, Mary's birthday.
Would appreciate you transferring.
Added by CalifKate on Jun 08, 2016 4:25 PM
Luke H Skipper
Thanks for the Reply, Eric. Yeah, I haven't seen anything to support it either. Not saying that it is or isn't correct, but I'd like to eventually find where it came from or if it's supposed to be something else altogether. Thanks again.
Added by CDColeman on May 11, 2016 10:47 AM
Seth Pearl
Margaret rockwell
Hi Eric,
I had a request to take a photo of Margaret's rockwell's headstone. Only problem is she is not deceased. I verified this with her daughter. Margaret will be 90 this year.
Could you please delete the memorial # 36170631. Only deceased persons can have a memorial.
Thank you.
Added by Seth Pearl on May 10, 2016 8:14 PM
Luke H Skipper
Hello Eric,

Luke H. Skipper (one of the find-a-grave pages that you manage) was my great-great grandfather. Do you happen to know if there is a source for Henderson being his middle name?


Dave Coleman
Added by CDColeman on May 07, 2016 1:24 PM
Nancy Zanfardino
Sac co cemetery indigent memorials
I have recently been doing a lot of photo request for Sac co cemetery and have found some discrepancies. I was wondering how you came about the names you added to Find A Grave. I have a list of names provided by a committee in charge of indigent memorials. Then I have the monuments that these names are suppose to be on. I say suppose to because some names from the list are not on the monument and some are simply spelled wrong. Just an example you created 23 memorial's with the surname Campbell however only 21 campbell names appear on the monument There is no Addie Campbell and only 2 of the 3 William Campbell's are on the monument. Anyway I was just curious how you came about the names that you added to Find A Grave. Did you contact anyone see the same list I did online or ? my email is thanks in advance for your help Nancy
Added by Nancy Zanfardino on May 02, 2016 1:13 AM
Debbie Brewer Cox
Mary Ann Caroline Steadman Majors
I truly appreciate the transfer of this memorial! Thank you!
Added by Debbie Brewer Cox on Apr 08, 2016 4:20 PM
Roberta Gregory
Donald R Payette #31723615
Dear Eric:
Just wanted to say thank you for transferring find a grave Donald R Payette #31723615.
It is greatly appreciated.
Thank you again,
Added by Roberta Gregory on Mar 31, 2016 4:05 PM
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