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Mark (#46869124)
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Born and raised in Oakland County Michigan, I have been researching my family for 23 years, over the last 8 years I have been photographing cemeteries in and around Oakland County, only now starting to place them online. I am not one of these nut cases that thinks that a cemetery is mine and mine alone, or that the pictures I have are for my use only, and they are copyrighted and using them is a hugh no-no. Anyone can use the pictures that I post, place them on Ancestry if you wish, I am doing this not only as a hobby, but to help out others with theirs, and for someone that makes a million dollars from a photo I have taken, please share the wealth. When taking these photos, I and others like me are not trying to invade anyone's privacy or disrespect their family members, we take pictures because it may be the last one ever taken of a headstone before it falls to the elements, a vandal, or the caretakers giant mower. So don't be afraid of the old bald fat man in the cemetery, its only me taking more pictures.

**If anyone has a better looking picture then what I have posted, please post it, as all of know sometimes the sunlight , or lack of, causes a image to look washed out or to dark.

Just a note: I don't want to sound rude, but, there is not a need to Email me everyday about making a correction, as some has done, I do not live on Find A Grave, and I only look at my Email about once every 5 to 6 weeks, so If I don't make a correction right away, does not mean that it will no be done. Also I will no longer give any transfers of any memorials, unless they are your parents, grand parents, or great grandparents. If a memorial is transferred, please do not delete them, I have transferred a couple of memorials to find out that the people deleted them, because they did not want them on this site. Another note, I don't know just what some Find A Grave people have done, on a recent trip, in Oct 2013, my wife and I visited many cemeteries in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York, Every cemetery where we had met someone, they were complaining about "those damn Find A Grave people". and they did not want them around. Remember people, treat every grave is it was your own families grave. I just hope that one day some of the people on this site understand that, it is not about the number of memorials you create, trying to become the king of the hill, it is about preserving the headstones with a photo, for one day they may no longer be there, and giving someone the ability to see an ancestor's headstone from half a world away.
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Mary Alice Sheler Pollock - Find A Grave Memorial# 126333397
This is a duplicate memorial that was created in 2009, Could you please delete it?

Here is earlier memorial
Mary Alice Sheeler Pollock Buchanan - Find A Grave Memorial# 39618097

Added by Cheryl on Jan 05, 2015 11:08 AM
Jennifer Dickinson
Julia North at Memento Mori
I sent you additional information for her bio and memorial and I would like to add that I'll gladly forward a copy of my source(s). Please feel free to contact me. Not only am I local to the area, I'm one of many North/Newell/Olmsted descendents. It'll be my pleasure to provide more info :-)
Added by Jennifer Dickinson on Dec 26, 2014 7:01 PM
Christie Trapp
Benagah Beardslee
Memorial 91192866 was merged with another which included your grave photo. Because of the merger vice being deleted, there are now two photos by you of the same marker. Please delete one of them.
Added by Christie Trapp on Nov 22, 2014 8:02 AM
Ritchie Headstone Photos
Thanks Mark for the headstone photo's of my gg grandparents at Mt Bethel Cemetery.Your contributions are much appreciated.
Added by VanessaB on Nov 13, 2014 11:43 PM
John W Lomerson pics
Please move these pics to the John H Lomerson memorial--thanks.
Added by RobMinteer57 on Nov 11, 2014 7:17 PM
Linda Bobek / O'Donnell / Sloan
Bobek Henry & Pat
Thanks Mark,,, Henry is my Uncle and Pat is my Aunt. I have added the pictures to my Ancestry account. Thanks Linda Sloan
Added by Linda Bobek / O'Donnell /... on Nov 10, 2014 6:15 PM
Daniel Kimball Transfer
Daniel Kimball is my 2nd great grandfather. Would you please consider transferring his memorial to me? His number is 92183027. My number is 47186950.
Thank you so much.
Added by genibuff on Oct 19, 2014 8:18 PM
J. G. in NC
J. A. Campbell Photo
Dear Mark,
I have moved your photograph for the subject Memorial #90120638 to James Albert Campbell (Memorial #84473892) and gave you credit in the caption for the image. If you still have the photograph, please post it. Either way, let me know. If you post it, I will delete the one I moved.

Sorry for the mix-up, but I understood he was buried at Cadiz Cemetery in Franklinville. Please let me know the outcome. Thanks!
Added by J. G. in NC on Oct 19, 2014 6:33 PM
Carleton family @ Prestonville, Macomb Co, MI
Thank you so much for the updates & links. If you are family - even aunts/uncles/cousins, let me know so I can transfer.
Added by Marguerite on Sep 08, 2014 3:21 PM
Irena Bosworth 127998312
I noticed that there are 2 memorials for this person. Your memorial is listed above and you have her located in the Bosworth Cemetery; however there is another Irena Bosworth 78864453 with the same dates and she is buried in the Bosworth Family Lot along with a picture of her headstone. I also noticed other duplicates. I think this is the same cemetery, but listed differently and has caused duplicate records.
Joyce Wilson Williams
Added by Researcher on Aug 28, 2014 5:21 PM
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