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Family Tree Climber (#46591637)
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Bio Photo I've walked many graveyards, seeing stones in bad shape, and wondered what would happen to them as time marched on. This site is a wonderful way to preserve, if not the actual stone, at least a replica by photograph for the future.

If related and can enhance memorial by adding additional information, please request transfer, stating your relationship. No transfers for collection of a particular family name. If you request transfer, be sure you are committed to a lifetime of maintaining the memorial. Sadly, a few of my older transfers are maintained by contributors who no longer respond.

When sending information to add, include verifiable source. Edits will be verified before being accepted. With quick edits, this is still important so unless evident on memorial, please use the other suggestion and include source. Online trees, such as ancestry's, and family reports/books are not valid sources unless sources are noted.

I no longer add dates of birth calculated from age at death unless a photo of the stone is legible. (I got caught on a couple bad transcriptions which threw off the calculated birthdate).

Links will not be made to memorial in unknown cemeteries.

If you have taken better gravestone photos that what I've posted, please post yours and send a message.

I may try to contact contributors if I question an edit. For those who hide themselves completely by not showing email or allowing comments, my only choice is to decline and hope they resubmit with additional information.

Let me know if you have any questions on my listings - I love a good genealogy search and will try to help if possible!

Happy graving to all!

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Dina Brown
RE: Glenn Adams edits
He is a SR there is a JR. DOD is 9/28/1977 per his U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
Added by Dina Brown on Jul 11, 2016 10:45 AM
Kathy (Hoy) Eltiste
Re: Kingsborough Transfers
Was not expecting them, but will take good care of them!!!

And, I think the typo was mine.. Thanks for catching it.

Many Thsnks,

Added by Kathy (Hoy) Eltiste on Jul 08, 2016 1:13 AM
Kathy (Hoy) Eltiste
Re: Obits for Mary Ellen (Long) Hoy & her son Clarence.
Hello Family Tree Climber,

Thank you so much for going that extra mile and sending me the 2 obituaries listed above.

All the work you have done on Findagrave is Greatly appreciated!!! Because of all your hard work and dedication, I have been able to fill in numerous blanks in my Hoy family tree!!!

Again, Many Many Thanks, and if I can ever pay you back in some way, please do not hesitate to ask.

Kathy :)

Added by Kathy (Hoy) Eltiste on Jul 07, 2016 12:30 PM
wanda nitterhouse
Henry and Nancy Keefer
Thank you for adding the newspaper photo to the memorials of Henry and Nancy Keefer. I had come across the article, but had not taken the time to add it to the memorials.

Wanda N
Added by wanda nitterhouse on Jun 27, 2016 1:52 PM
Zoe Tom
James A Bair
Just to let you know, there are 2 James A Bairs.

Mine was in the wrong cemetery. Then I moved it, and I found out there was an earlier entry. I am going to delete mine, so I tried to connect you to the earlier entry, but you denied it.

Please check the situation out.


Added by Zoe Tom on Jun 24, 2016 7:45 AM
Brenda & Pete
Charles Thomas transfer
Thank you very much for adding the obit and other info to Charles' memorial as well as transferring him to me. It is very much appreciated.

Added by Brenda & Pete on Jun 22, 2016 9:29 PM
Nancy Caruthers Karns
RE: Billy (William J.) Karns
Thanks very much!
Added by Nancy Caruthers Karns on Jun 13, 2016 6:20 AM
Rick Thoman
Maggie Geiling sources
Birth and baptism record in the Carlisle First Evang. Lutheran Church records, full name Margaret Sophia Geiling; notice of her death in the Carlisle Sentinel published 16 Apr 1883.
Added by Rick Thoman on Jun 12, 2016 7:59 AM
Nancy Caruthers Karns
Billy (William J.) Karns
Hi, Linda, can you please transfer Billys memorial to me? Thanks, Im his Mom.
Nancy Caruthers Karns
Added by Nancy Caruthers Karns on Jun 11, 2016 1:49 PM
Glenn A. Haman
Thank you for transferring my grandparents memorials over to me.
Added by Glenn A. Haman on Jun 03, 2016 5:57 PM
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