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bhrfrd123 (#46907159)
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I am trying to assist with data cleansing here on Find A Grave. Please take note of the naming conventions (found in the FAQ):

Memorial Naming Conventions
If a hyphen or an apostrophe is part of the name, use the punctuation.
A period should be used after names where only an initial is known. If the full name is known, use the full name and not the initial.
No other punctuation should be used within any Name Field.
Full capitalization (ALL-CAPS) of names should not be used in any Name Field.
Suffixes and Prefixes do not belong in any Name Field.

First Name
First name of the deceased. Put the entire first name (if known), even if the grave marker is only an initial.

Middle Name
Middle name of deceased. Put the entire middle name (if known), even if the grave marker is only an initial.

Nickname of deceased, if known; the nickname is automatically placed in quotes.

Maiden Name
Maiden name of a married individual, if known (otherwise leave blank); the maiden name is automatically italicized and should only be used if the individual was married and took the spouse's last name as their new last name. If the deceased was never married, then the last name should be placed in the "Last Name" field, NOT in the "Maiden Name" field.

Last Name
Last Name as you would find it on the tombstone, if the interred had more than one marriage or other possible spellings please place this information in the bio and use the family links. Do not include honorary or other suffixes in the Last Name field.
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John Armstrong
The Mrs prefix was added as an option after most of my submissions were made when there was no place except in the given field to place that. Thanks for the cleanup/etc. effort. John
Added by John Armstrong on Jul 07, 2014 4:22 AM
Old Southern Belle
Naming Conventions
ARE YOU AWARE that when you submit an excel spreadsheet of names for acception into a cemetery that you CAN NOT USE ANY PUNCTUATION in any of the fields. There is no field for Prefixes or Suffixes. At least when I submitted my memorials there wasn't. So if you submit a thousand names in a large cemetery, you have to go back and edit every memorial where you needed to use a prefix, suffix or punctuation, like "MR.". "Mrs." is avaiable but "Mr." is not. So when I have a marker that the prefix "MR." is on the marker, then I AM going to put it in the first name field, until they add more prefixes/suffixes.

I was forced to remove the hyphen from my own mothers maiden name two years ago because someone like you threatened to have my memorials removed if I didn't "Conform to find a grave naming convention". Please do not ask me to remove a prefix/suffix from a name field on my memorials, if the prefix is on the marker, until the prefix is added to the list.

You are going to make more enemies than friends with your annoying "cleansing" attempt. Are you authorized by ADMIN to make these requests? If not, either get the authorization and post it on your profile page or STOP BOTHERING US!
Added by Old Southern Belle on Jul 02, 2014 6:36 PM
SACs and Edit Requests
Thank you for being one of the people endeavouring to keep this wonderful database as tidy and searchable as possible.

Keep on SACing!
Added by Adrienne on Jul 02, 2014 8:03 AM
Donna L. Tolliver
Davie 1882-1922
Completed and transferred to your care. Donna
Added by Donna L. Tolliver on Jun 30, 2014 2:49 PM
Donna L. Tolliver
Feney 1869-1909
Completed and transferred to your care....Peace. Donna
Added by Donna L. Tolliver on Jun 30, 2014 5:33 AM
Donna L. Tolliver
Crier 1845-1918
Completed and transferred to your care....Peace. Donna
Added by Donna L. Tolliver on Jun 30, 2014 5:30 AM
Donna L. Tolliver
Crane 1844-1920
Correction completed. Transferred to your care. Peace....Donna
Added by Donna L. Tolliver on Jun 30, 2014 5:15 AM
memorial for Dorra.
Record deleted. Thanks. Mary
Added by Mary on Jun 29, 2014 10:12 PM
Lori Hager
Mrs A.E. Ingle

I appreciate what you are doing in cleaning up the data on FG. (You sent me an edit to correct the first and middle name for Mrs A.E. Ingle.) I, myself, recently started making edit requests to link relatives and provide any info I may have that is missing from a memorial page.

I decided to search for Mrs Ingle's name and found what I believe is her death certificate. The husband is A.E. Ingle and the wife is Nancy Knight. Do think this is correct? The birth date and cemetery match and the death date is off by only one day.


Added by Lori Hager on Jun 29, 2014 1:28 PM
Terry McClenny
Julia Grimes
Thank you so much for Julia's obit! I posted it on her memorial.
Added by Terry McClenny on Jun 28, 2014 8:59 PM
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