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SM (#46597451)
 member for 11 years, 4 months, 4 days
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For over 45 years I have worked on my family histories. Sometimes, as a "get-away" from my own research and frustrations I walk through a cemetery and record my own census of readable tombstones. I record the dates and inscriptions just as they are engraved on the memorial.
So, what I have recorded is usually my own work efforts and research.

Memorials are created with respect and honor and are not intended to offend.

Should you have additions/corrections to my entries or if you would like your family member or friend transferred to your care, please let me know--
If the memorial is not my own relative or close friend, I consider ALL requests for memorial transfers. I'm not going to quibble over the ancestry and how many times removed you are from the person in the memorial. I'm happy to transfer memorials. Likewise, I appreciate similar considerations.

(And - I'm not in a numbers race to see how fast I can post obituaries or how many memorials I can post)
Seems some entries are made before the family has an opportunity to return from the cemetery !

I wish you success as you look for those who have gone before.

BY THE WAY -- when I find my personal pictures- many I personally took -- lifted and re-posted on other sights -- It angers me that there isn't acknowledgment of the source.
After all, I am very proud of my ancestors.

I don't care if you use my personal pictures in your online family trees but at least have the courtesy of making a connective link to the original on FindAGrave, and/or including credit to FindAGrave member SM #46597451.

Of course, I would cannot imagine anyone would use my personal pictures for personal financial gain.
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mark cottrell
Mary May Cottrell Dreibelbis
Thank you for the transfer of Mary May {Cottrell} Swanger Dreibelbis memorial.
Added by mark cottrell on Mar 30, 2015 9:06 AM
Joyce Hoffman
RE: Seybold
No need to transfer. I was just glad that we were including both biologic and adoptive aunt and uncle on his memorial.
Added by Joyce Hoffman on Mar 17, 2015 3:07 PM
Anna 823
Minnie and Floyd Crowe transfers
Thank you for the transfers of Minnie # 9322422 and Floyd Crowe # 9322432....and thank you for all your work posting the memorials.
Added by Anna 823 on Mar 10, 2015 2:48 PM
Alexander Zurawski
Thank you for transferring this to me.
Added by Kay on Mar 09, 2015 11:32 AM
David McInturff
John & Anna McEndarfer
Thanks so much for the quick transfers. I appreciate that.
Added by David McInturff on Jan 31, 2015 7:21 PM
Thank you
I agree this is not the family I am looking for. Now I just have to convince the other family members to change their research.
Added by smokeysf on Dec 23, 2014 9:22 AM
regarding 9110677
You have Hannah Robertson and a row of markers. People have suggested that Mary Matilda Robertson was her daughter. Mary Matilda is buried in San Francisco though. I notice you have a Mary buried next to this family. Can you give me any more information?
Added by smokeysf on Dec 22, 2014 3:25 PM
Geraldine Barnett
RE: Darrow
That is great. That always adds to the memorial for when others are seeking them. geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Nov 19, 2014 10:03 AM
Geraldine Barnett
Thank you. Related?/friend will b glad to transfer to your care. geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Nov 18, 2014 4:00 PM
Cheryl Ayres
Re: Delores C Ellis
Believe it or not but Delores C. Ellis is a male.

1920 Census

Charles O Ellis Head M 37 Indiana
Bessie E Ellis Wife F 31 Indiana
Dolores C Ellis Son M 17 Indiana
Roseana Ellis Dau. F 15 Indiana
Alfred D Ellis Son M 12 Indiana
Ersie Marie Ellis Dau. F 10 Indiana
Francies H Ellis Son M 8 Indiana

1930 Census

Delores C Ellis Head M 29 Indiana
Laura L Ellis Wife F 28 Indiana
Elizabeth I Ellis Dau. F 7 Indiana
Alice M Ellis Dau. F 6 Indiana
Delores Ellis Jr. Son M 3 Indiana
Richard D Ellis Son M 0 Indiana

1940 Census
Noble Twsp,Wabash,Indiana

D C Ellis Head M 38 Indiana
Laura L Ellis Wife F 37 Indiana
Alice Ellis Dau. F 16 Indiana
Junior Ellis Son M 13 Indiana
Richard Ellis Son M 10 Indiana
Francis Ellis Son M 8 Indiana
Added by Cheryl Ayres on Nov 12, 2014 3:39 PM
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