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Sharon (#46890765)
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I will be happy to try and obtain a photo from Hillside Cemetery in Roslyn PA, BUT you must call or write the cemetery first and obtain their plot information. Hillside is very large and contains well over 25 thousand burials.


Ivy Hill has informed me they will no longer provide locations of photo requests. YOU MUST be a family member. So please obtain plot information FIRST before requesting photos.


I am more than happy to make corrections and add relationship links to the memorials. I will continue to transfer memorials within the Find A Grave guidelines and for those that have been sponsored.

UPDATE SEP 2010: If you are considering asking for a transfer outside of the Find A Grave guidelines, please note from the FAQs:

How do I get a relative's memorial transferred to me?
First, Determine if you really need the memorial transferred to you for management. Transferring of management should only be requested If you have extensive changes to make to a memorial. You can add photos and suggest corrections without having to request management. Simply having someone in your family tree is not grounds for a management transfer request. With hundreds of thousands of contributors, we have many overlapping family trees and it would be impossible for all contributors to manage their entire tree.

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Fourth, Explain your relationship in the request! Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not make the transfer. Bulk surname requests should not be made. Be advised that memorials listed as famous or maintained by Find A Grave will not be transferred.

Fifth, The "Suggest a correction" feature may also be used to submit corrections, an original biography, and family links to memorials that do not fall under the above definition. (Be sure to include the memorial ID#s for the family links and how they are related, father, mother or spouse. The original contributor should make any corrections and add any additional information you have for that memorial, such as links to parents and spouses, provided the information is accurate.

Sixth, Please note that it is not appropriate to request a transfer and then, after receiving the transfer, delete that page and substitute it with a new memorial that you have created. This practice denies credit to the original contributor. Please use the original memorial page to make updates and add information.

NOTE: If you are unable to edit a memorial after it has been transferred to your account, try logging out of Find A Grave then logging back in. [Top]

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If the memorial in question is a direct relative within four generations (siblings, parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents) to you and the original submitter is not direct family, then your wishes supersede theirs under our "Family First" policy. If they refuse to transfer your relative to you, contact the administration and we will work on it for you.
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Big Ern
Theodore Christ
Thank you for the transfer. I appreciate it!
Added by Big Ern on Aug 09, 2016 10:14 PM
Michelle M. Hughes (Smith)
William Hughes b 1781 d. 1854
Hi. My name is MIchelle Smith ( Hughes is my maiden) and i have been researching my family for a while now as i knew very little of my biological father's side of our family (Hughes). I have learned that they came from the Derry, Westmoreland County Pennsylvania areas. I am having some issues with finding the correct Elizabeth Hughes who was married to Isaac Hughes in Westmoreland. I saw on Find A Grave for Elizabeth Hughes that her stone reads: wife of William Hughes. So i am really confused. I have a William Hughes (My 6th great grandfather and father of the Isaac & Elizabeth Hughes i'm researching): BIRTH 1748 Frederick, Virginia, United States
DEATH 10 MAY 1835 Derry, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania. Are there multiple William Hughes in the same timeframe with many Elizabeth Hughes's as well? Any help you can give would be wonderful. Thanks for your time.
Added by Michelle M. Hughes (Smith... on Jun 09, 2016 12:55 PM
Jamie Brenenborg Minner
# 26173329
Hi Sharon,

Are you related to the "Seher" family?

I know them all as the "Scher"s and have a few questions.

Thank you!

-Jamie Brenenborg Minner
Added by Jamie Brenenborg Minner on Apr 25, 2016 10:28 AM
Carnahan descendant
Biemersdoerfer family
Hello, in Brickerville United Lutheran Congregation and Cemetery are a number of Biemersdoerfers with dates that possible could connect to my maternal Grandmother's family, now spelled Bemenderfer. I have a typewritten history back to the immigrant from Alsace Lorraine, Johannes Beamensdorfer who arrived in Philadelphia from Rotterdam in 1750.
Because of the many wars between France and Germany over Alsace Lorraine, records have been destroyed. There is a note on the FindAGrave website for Johannes that mentions a "Book". Can you tell me what book and where I can "see" it?
Thank you,
Harlie Robeta Potts Paradine
maternal granddaughter of Vera Bemenderfer Rufner. If you are comfortable doing this, would you please give me an email address in your response?
Added by Carnahan descendant on Mar 24, 2016 4:25 PM
Melva Taylor
Elizabeth Swartley Daubert
Her death date may be in error ... death certificate for son John S Daubert says he was born March 25 1875 ... 23 days after her death. #26902592
Added by Melva Taylor on Feb 17, 2016 1:49 PM
Melva Taylor
Elizabeth Swartley Daubert
Added by Melva Taylor on Feb 17, 2016 1:45 PM
carol s
Maria Hockman
Hi Sharon, Carol here. Thank you for your contribution to find a grave and the information on my great, great Grandmother, Maria Hockman (#20932905--Houserville Cemetery). Do you know what w/o stands for? in w/o David. Thanks, Carol
Added by carol s on Jun 17, 2015 7:04 AM
Susan R
Sam Milder
Hello. Sam Milder's mothers first name was Viola. 26801328

Viola Scheip Milder Biehn 135375953

Thank you.

Added by Susan R on Jan 03, 2015 8:06 AM
William Donnell memorial

I am in possession of my great grandfather's Bible. The Bible has the birth and death dates for members of the Moses and Mary (Soxman) Donnell family. Their son, William Donnell was born May 26, 1838 and died October 17, 1866. This matches the gravestone inscription that William was 28 years, 4 months, and 21 days when he passed. I have sent an edit to his Find a Grave memorial. I can email a copy of the Bible page that has this information.

Added by new_shore11 on Dec 08, 2014 7:07 AM
Carl Catherman
Susan Catherman
Thank you very much for updating her memorial.
Added by Carl Catherman on Oct 08, 2014 7:12 AM
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