|Cori Hoag (#46481123)|
| || member for 12 years, 7 months, 6 days|
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A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. |
Biggest Joys about Findagrave:
Traveling to cemeteries and photographing grave markers;
Personal satisfaction when my entries are researched, entered correctly, and nicely presented;
Discovering burial and genealogy info on my own extended family;
Helping others in their research; and
Connecting with other Findagravers.
Lack of self checking of own work by many contributors including:
--duplicates of their own entries,
--duplicates of others' entries,
--last names for babies, unmarried girls, spinsters, & men erroneously entered in Maiden Name field,
--common spelling errors in name field,
--mixed case or lower case used in name fields, and
--mid-data entry submissions with only partial data.
Findagrave's Biggest Area for Improvement
We need a "Dupe Checker" utility so we can fix our own errors. Once we get over a few thousand entries, it is very time consuming to page through our own entries looking for dupes. As the database is growing by a million every few weeks, this issue is becoming critical.
The Dupe Checker would have a utility on Contributor Tools so we can double-check our own entries for self-entered duplicates and check our entries against others in the Findagrave database.
--A popup alerting us we've created a dupe or warning us a prior entry already exists would be helpful.
--Each Cemetery Home Page should also have a Dupe Checker to identify duplicates so they can be addressed. (Spreadsheet entry process will now screen out dupes assuming names/dates are the same.)
Thanks to all out there who:
--are helpful, enthusiastic, and courteous to other volunteers,
--send me corrections, obits, links, and other information to add to my entries,
--check their own work,
--keep up with edits, corrections, and suggestions from other contributors, and
--provide newspaper or website citations for obits so others can use this info.
PS...I typically respond within 24 hrs to edit requests and do put a lot of time into each one of my entries. If you request a transfer, please explain your relationship. I'll transfer to remote family members as long as I'm not a relative as well, but what are you planning on doing with the entry that I haven't already done?
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|John Robertshaw||Ariz State Prision at Florence|
Yesterday I discovered a second list of prisoners in the cemetery on the prison website. Not sure if I missed a year+ ago or if it is a new list. The list #2 has more recent burials. The total of their two lists now is over 540 prisoners in the cemetery. There are several that need corrections and "errors" but in general the list is a lot of entries that can be used. I notice that the Find A Grave cemetery does not have 540+ entries so it may allow for some to be added that aren't in Find A Grave yet.
Here is a link to the prison site for the cemetery lists:
You do such a good job researching them, would you like to add the ones that are not in Find A Grave now?
Also, I have added them to my excel list/file. Would you like me to send it to you attached to an email? If so just let me know. There are over 540 names in list and it is 24 pages if printed. If you want the list let me know if you want it as an excel file format or an open office file format. I can also send you the list sorted numerically by the inmate number.
Congrats Cori for being here 11 years! It was nice to work with a pleasant uncranky person like you! I have read some contributor bios lately and am happy I do not have to communicate with them. This should be a HAPPY PLACE! Keep up the good work. Thanks,
Rosalie from Wenatchee, WA
|Jimmie Schuyler||Thank you|
I want to thank you for your work. Without your contribution I would have never found my Grandfathers grave site. He had died in Carson City, Nevada and I couldn't find it there after he died.
But it was only logical that he would be buried in Mammoth, AZ after living there for so many years of his life. I have sent u a request to update the information that you had posted originally. Also, I added the only photo I had of him from years ago. My family thanks you. And I am encouraged by your work to do the same in return for others that may be looking for loved one.
Thanks again and may God Bless You !!!
|Teresa Currier Raike Ashway||RE: Other conditions|
i will no longer be adding any info or links etc to any memorials that i have on Find A Grave.
Corolla, thank you for your tedious work with the Crown Hill memorials! It is much appreciated by many, and there's darned near no recognition of all of the work that you're doing. Just want to say thanks!
Added by AMB on Apr 11, 2010 8:39 PM
|John C. Anderson||RE: Checking progress on this end|
Yours and others contributions to the Crown Hill Cemetery data clean-up is greatly appreciated. When others share the same goal of making the information as correct as possible, great things can happen. I know from experience that finding maiden name corrections is VERY tedious and requires many hours of studying each and every entry. I'm working on getting access to more detailed internment records from the cemetery office. I was there today and secured copies of all section maps and I'm working on getting full access to their burial records. This is a HUGH cemetery and it will take years to fill in all the gaps. Thanks again for your continued contributions.
|John Andrew Meyer||William H. Laustannau|
Thank you for addind William H. Laustannau to the Old Yuma Territorial Prison. William is his americanized name and his last name is spelled wrong.
His birth name is Wenceslao Ricardo Yslas Loustaunau. He was born April 3, 1869 in Catedral de La, Hermosillo, Asuncion, Mexico
He died 20 Aug. 1906 in the Yuma Prison, Yuma County, Yuma,Arizona.
He was known as Three-finger Jack.
His booking picture lists him as # 2029
He was a Labor Leader of the Morenci Mine.
It was a tragedy for my family that he died in prison there. He was a very intellegent man and had organized a labor strike that resulted in his arrest. An escape attemp resulted in his receiving a 5 year prison term that ultamitly resulted in his death.
He is the brother of my great great grandmother
He is the great great grandson of Juan De Batista De Anza the Spanish Explorer who was the first Territorial governer of Nuevo Spain which included everything west of the Louisiana Territory. The State of Arizona is named after De Anza's Rancho Arizona.
I added him to the cemetery and will do a complete Bio for him. Please don't remove the one you posted.
I have his booking photo as well as some other inmates from that prison including Nat Zin, Apache and Bat Dish, Apache.