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Samantha (#46860188)
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Bio Photo I send out 50 corrections a day so if you email me, please remind me which memorial we are talking about.

A duplicate is the copy. Even if it has more information, or if it's your relative, or if it has a photo.
The one in the correct cemetery wins no matter how old it is.
If you don't get it, you are on the wrong site.
TRANSFER REQUESTS posted here on my wall will be ignored. Use the 'edit' tab.
TRANSFER REQUESTS from people who have duplicates will be ignored. Clean up your mess.
TRANSFER REQUESTS from people with several "burial unknown" memorials that are not cremains will be ignored. Put things where they belong.
LINKS to "burial unknown" that are not cremains will be ignored. This isn't your scrap book, it's a website called FIND A GRAVE. Go find it, then add it.
Some free sites I find helpful:
CA birth index 1905-1995
CA death index 1905-1939
CA death index 1940-1997
CA, San Mateo County cemetery bookwaypoints
Census and other indexes
MO death certificates 1910-1962
San Francisco Mortuary index
On 28 JUL 2013 I was blessed to receive almost 45,000 abandoned memorials to work on in the Italian Cemetery in Colma, CA. On that day, my total went up to 49,973.

A year later the cemetery is really taking shape with so much help from so many people. I can't begin to thank everyone for; spending hours in the cemetery fulfilling photo requests, contributing obituaries, spending countless hours looking at indexes to send me edits, matching the memorials of individual body parts with the rest of the body, taking entire families off my hands to work on even if they weren't relatives, and pointing out the duplicates to eradicate. Oh the thousands of duplicates. It was mind boggling.

My special thanks go to the people who have helped me do an intense search on memorials when their relatives in Italy email me requesting any information I can find.

I want to thank all the photographers out there getting headstone photos on memorials so the rest of us can sit on the couch and 'visit' our relatives. You may never know just how grateful we are.
What makes me smile?
*Seeing a duplicate disappear.
*Seeing a duplicate maker disappear.
*Memorials that have men with maiden names.
What makes me laugh out loud?
*Getting a transfer request sent to my email with no memorial number, no last name, and no member number.
ha ha It made me laugh again just telling you about it.
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Kim Elder
Walter Louis Goding
Thank you very much for transferring his record to my account. As of now I don't know if you have any more of my relatives or not.

Added by Kim Elder on Jul 24, 2014 6:49 AM
Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas
Barbara Jeanne Bennett
Alright, I finally moved her into right Cemetery, Sunrise Memorial, Solano County, California. As for the other one, I don't know how to delete the Cemetery or anyone to contact. I looked.
Added by Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, ... on Jul 22, 2014 8:25 AM
Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas
Barbara Jeanne Bennett
There is only one Sunrise Cemetery in Solano County, California, someone else submitted that Cemetery which has over 4,000 entries. When you put in the cemetery, it automatically comes up to that one.
Added by Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, ... on Jul 21, 2014 1:35 PM
Eileen Gillette
Thanks for the transfer.
Oops Eileen (darn nails) ha !!
Added by Eileen Gillette on Jul 19, 2014 2:24 PM
Joseph Smith
RE: Italian Cemetery
I am working on eastern group of Bonavia, a cousin line, so we can separate the Italy and Malta lines. Transfers are not needed now.
Added by Joseph Smith on Jul 18, 2014 2:14 PM
Gerry Jean
RE: Aragones in Holy Cross
You're very welcome!! With the natural (skylight) lighting, it's hit or miss as far as photo clarity goes!
Added by Gerry Jean on Jul 15, 2014 7:33 PM
Henry Cemetery Assoc. Interments
Angeli Duplicate at WestLawn
Thank you for the heads up on my duplicate posting. It has been deleted.

Added by Henry Cemetery Assoc. Int... on Jul 14, 2014 6:16 PM
jeanne hennessy
RE: Redwood Memorial Gardens
You are welcome. The other grave (Mary French)was only a few feet from this correct one.
Added by jeanne hennessy on Jul 14, 2014 3:56 PM
Malatesta & Matheson
Samantha, thank you very much for the transfers of our relatives, August & Charlotte Malatesta & Gertrude Matheson. Your kindness is very much appreciated. Thanks also, for all you do at findagrave. com :)
Added by Wee on Jul 13, 2014 1:16 PM
Ruth I. Stude
Newton E. Mulvaney obit
Thank you so much for sending the obit. for Newton E. Mulvaney. I appreciate it. It has been added to his memorial.
Added by Ruth I. Stude on Jul 13, 2014 8:28 AM
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