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Ellen Bishop (#46998865)
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Bio Photo I am a local historian in Rapid City SD, I specialize in finding where people are buried, I have many readings of cemeteries in Western South Dakota I hope post them on this site.
I have a vast number of cemetery readings and obituaries that I am putting on site, I also am a volunteer to look up obits for people, please contact me if you need help in the Rapid City area.
I don't go too far to do pictures, I don't go to Fall River County to do pictures too far away, some places in Pennington are too far away.
I consider my self a scribe of the cemeteries, they are waiting for family , friends or who ever knows about the person and can do a bio to take edit control of them from me.
Don't put obits up where pictures should be, ask me to transfer so you can do the memorial the right way, only so many pictures can go up and using an obit that way is wrong!
Please, please just send your number on edit to ask for transfer that is the only way I want to do it, it so much easier that way.
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B. Hahn
Levi Boyd
Hi Ellen,
I am asking that you reconsider my suggested edit for Levi Boyington. The Smith Zimmerman Museum (DSU) site for Franklin Cemetery, located at , indicates that there are two Mary Boyingtons buried in that cemetery. Levi's wife is listed there as Mary F. (Hurry) Boyington, 1866-1941. Mary E. (Boyd) Boyington, 1870-1917, is listed as the wife of A. Porter. I will respectfully accept your decision, but I believe that the gravestone photograph which is posted to Mary F.'s record is incorrect, and the dates do not align.
Best regards,
Brenda Hahn
Added by B. Hahn on Oct 19, 2014 7:45 PM
Have completed somewhat of a bio that may help answer your questions.
Added by Ty on Oct 18, 2014 3:23 PM
Jerry Strong
Hello Ellen Bishop,
The obituary for Jerry Strong Fidler-Isburg is with the Funeral Chapel in Spearfish, South Dakota. The bio you sent is the same as theirs. Since Find-A-Grave PROHIBITS this it cannot be inserted into his Find-A-Grave memorial #137209079. Would be nice if we could use these funeral home notices word-for-word. Rules are rules.

I see you have me listed as a friend. Are we friends or are you policing me? Why?
Added by Ty on Oct 18, 2014 8:17 AM
RE: might I ask
Well, Hello to you too Ellen Bishop. I've been advised not to release personal information, not even where I live. Why do you want to know?
Added by Ty on Oct 18, 2014 6:51 AM
RE: I deleted
In Whitewood, so just 6 miles from there.
Added by novakpack on Oct 17, 2014 8:22 AM
RE: I deleted
Well when you are up here one of these times let me know and I will take you out there to see it.
Added by novakpack on Oct 16, 2014 9:12 PM
RE: I deleted
I agree. I just have so many projects going right now with my ancestry, getting photos, going through this registries, and just every day stuff that I don't have time to do it all. So I let it go to those who seem to have much better luck at finding information on people then I do. If I ever get through all of this then I can try to do more of the research when I have time to do it. You guys are doing an awesome job of keeping me hopping on getting photos :) I am keeping her busy with making new memorials, and finding information, and you just seem to find the ones we seem to miss lol. But we all work together to kee this going. :) Oh I went and seen Curly out on the road all by himself last week with Beth. That was a cool thing, along with seeing the Ft. Meade Cemetery, Hope Cemetery, and to Vale cemeteries. Was a fun day to go to all those places and see the quiet places they all are at.
Added by novakpack on Oct 16, 2014 9:08 PM
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Yes they all deserve to have their lives remembered. I had thought that the older were more deserving until I lost my granddaughter and then I realized it didn't matter how long they were around they all deserve to be remembered. I get kind of upset when a new born don't get mentioned that has passed in some of the obits. I know I will never forget my granddaughter and what happened with her. So sad to see they don't get mentioned later on in life.
Added by novakpack on Oct 16, 2014 8:57 PM
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Yeah I do some research but when it comes to the older deaths I just don't have very good luck finding them. Anything since about 2008 and up I have had luck with. But with me having so many other things going on I don't want to get too involved with finding out about others that I am not related to at this point. Maybe some day when things slow down some. :) I am sure she appreciates you sending her the information. That is what this is all about is working together right?
Added by novakpack on Oct 16, 2014 8:47 PM
RE: I deleted
Well my numbers are going up and up from it as for me creating them but I am not keeping them, they are getting forwarded to Beth for more information to be added. Then they may or not may come back to me. Either way is fine with me, but she loves the research on it and I am not so good at that part of it.
Added by novakpack on Oct 16, 2014 8:04 PM
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