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William Roha (#47313371)
 member for 4 years, 11 months, 2 days
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Submitting a SAC ("Suggest a Correction" on the Edit tab) is ONLY way to give me the information I need for corrections or transfer requests. I will not make changes from public messages. Please don't make me turn off public messages. (Public messages don't have the necessary links to do changes efficiently.)

I am giving priority to edits done the "new" (Dec 2013) way using the individual options for dates, names, etc. rather than the old-style "Suggest any other correction or addition". I recognize the deficiency of not being able to add a note to me with the new-style. The beta testers lobbied to have that removed. If you think it should be restored, go to the forums and lobby for it.

I have entered a number of memorials from cemetery registers. I know these are incomplete (and possibly incorrect.) You may send SACs as fast and frequently as you like. You do NOT need to limit yourself to 20/week or any fixed number per day.

I am more than willing to consider the transfer of any memorials I have entered to others who have a closer relationship, especially if the intent is to improve the data here instead of just collecting relatives. Please state your relationship in the SAC when requesting a transfer. If you can't put the relationship in words, perhaps I should retain management of the memorial until someone more closely related requests it. I'm looking for an exact relationship, not "my great-grandmother was a Smith". (If you want management simply to consolidate your relatives, take a look at Virtual Cemeteries as a way to do this.)

And please don't tell me the reason you want management is so you can link to parents and spouse. It makes me think you either don't know how to use Suggest a Correction to request such updates or you doubt my ability to create the link.

Again, please don't send corrections to my e-mail. Use the Edit/Suggest a Correction on the memorial.

I (may) have removed my e-mail from normal display since that seems to be the only way to avoid having transfer requests or other corrections sent directly to that address. If you want to contact me for another reason, I use gmail and my ID there is billroha.

I normally make changes from Suggest a Correction within 24 hours. Sometimes it may be longer if I'm on an extended trip. If it gets near the 30-day maximum time, feel free to send another Suggest a Correction.

Earlham Cemetery photographs:
At one point local photographers had whittled the list down to 10 requests.
11/22/12 - 374
12/20/12 - 151
3/29/13 - 194
3/31/13 - 154
8/26/13 - 194
(Another contributor has photographed every memorial at Earlham Cemetery and is now in the long process of adding them. Once he finishes, I may take another look at checking out any remaining photo requests.)

Willliam updates
A pet peeve is misspelling "William". As of March 3, there were 1713 with 3Ls instead of 2. I sent updates for all of them. Status is:
3/11 911 pending, 7 declined
(The declined are from people who couldn't see there was a change. When explained to them, the change was made.)

From the Find A Grave FAQs:
What are your memorial naming conventions?


Suffixes and Prefixes do not belong in any Name Field.

Maiden Name
Maiden name of a married individual, if known (otherwise leave blank)

I naively assumed that knowing the FindAGrave standards for names would make a difference to some. Lesson learned. For those who care:

FindAGrave naming conventions

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James Noble
Sally Quesenberry is my aunt
R we kin?
Added by James Noble on May 28, 2015 11:51 AM
John Armstrong
Memorial # 122933264
PA Death Certificate #75922
Name: Wm Green
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 69
Birth Date: 14 Sep 1870
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Death Date: 2 Aug 1940
Death Place: Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania
Father Name: Geo F Green
Father Birth Place: New York
Mother Name: Margaret Buckley
Mother Birth Place: New Jersey
Spouse Name: Addie Green
Added by John Armstrong on May 23, 2015 7:14 PM
Juana B
Nora (Downend) Robison
Reading the obit, I believe I've mistaken this Nora's husband Paul Robinson for another Paul Robison. They both have connections to Fort Wayne. My most sincere apologies for the confusion! I wish there were an easy way to go back and delete my messages.
Added by Juana B on May 21, 2015 11:29 AM
Juana B
Nora (Downend) Robison
Sorry ... her maiden name was Downend, not Cox. Her mother's name was Cox. Sorry!
Added by Juana B on May 21, 2015 11:17 AM
Juana B
Nora Cox Robison -- Mem'l ## 66410300
The spelling is definitely "Robison." The typo is with the headstone, not the cemetery records. I know this for a fact. Feel free to contact me if you wish.
Added by Juana B on May 21, 2015 11:15 AM
Mary Ann
Hackman
Thank you for the transfers. Greatly appreciated.
Added by Mary Ann on May 17, 2015 7:54 AM
D. Singleton Shell
Woolwine couple dates
Earlham Cemetery... William, I don't think I thanked you for making the corrections. The gravestone couldn't be read. I'm very sorry. I was deleting messages and found the copy of the Find A Grave message I had sent to myself. Thank you so very much! Darla
Added by D. Singleton Shell on May 12, 2015 9:03 PM
Dreamgrad
William Regis Crewl
Hi,
I was wondering if you would transfer my uncle William to me? His number is 123125819
Warmest regards,
Elizabeth Luzier Boyce
Added by Dreamgrad on May 07, 2015 8:23 PM
Colleen Sanders Broyles
Dale Transfers
Thanks so much for the family transfers! :)
Added by Colleen Sanders Broyles on May 04, 2015 10:37 AM
Angie Thomas Barnes
Barbara Sue Mullins Renfroe
I also looked up William Bart Mullins obituary as well and it also confirms that she is his daughter. It says that he died in an Augusta hosptial...
Added by Angie Thomas Barnes on May 04, 2015 10:08 AM
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