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Syl (#47168530)
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Bio Photo The death of my Mother was my inspiration to do Family Genealogy. Her death had left us(her 4 young Children) with many questions in mind and it had driven me to a frenzy to find those answers. Now in her Memory, I've been at it since 1985. So far I've held 2 Family Reunions and I have UPDATED our (found) Family Bible; also I have kept the same writing format and written it ALL by hand as our ancestors did; continuing the book from last entry of 1950. Now I'm working on our very unique "Montoya Baca" Coat of Arms-Representing our Spanish & Native American Heritage from our homeland of New Mexico(The First Families of New Mexico). Along with my Family Memorial sites, I have added some folks to this site who have the same "Surnames" as my family; to help out those who we call "Primo-cousin" . So they know that their "Primos"~Final Resting Place~is in California.

"When it comes to taking pictures, I will try and take that view of your love one; to give you the sense that you are there at their plot visiting; by picturing the surrounding scene of where your love one is laid to rest".

~Sorry for the extra info; but I need to post this for those who think I am the duplicate Memorial submitter-I always look first for the Memorial before I make a New Memorial. So Back Off!~
Why are there multiple memorials for the same individual? How does Find A Grave handle duplicate memorials?
Because so many people add data to Find A Grave, there are often duplicate cemeteries and duplicate memorials added. This is a very common situation and is quite difficult to resolve in a way that keeps everyone happy. Before adding a memorial, you should search the cemetery to see if a record with that name has already been added. If you are adding a memorial for someone who does not have a physical grave or memorial marker in a cemetery (perhaps their ashes were scattered), please do a general search on Find A Grave (do not enter a location) to see if a memorial has already been created for that person. If you find a memorial has been added but has incomplete or incorrect information, instead of creating a duplicate memorial you should use the tools provided to submit corrections, additions or a transfer request via the "Suggest A Correction" link under the 'Edit' tab on the upper right of the memorial. You should never deliberately create a duplicate memorial. In regard to duplicates, a memorial with a correct known burial location will always be preferred over an unknown burial location. If a case of duplicate memorials falls to the Administration, the Administration will have the final word on which memorial is deleted and which data will be retained in the remaining memorial page. There are some situations where an individual (usually a 'famous' individual) may have more than one memorial page, because their body was buried in one location but a cenotaph or second marker/memorial was also placed in a second location. NOTE As of Jan 25, 2013: If there are two memorial pages for the same individual, and one has a Lost at Sea designation, and the other gives the location of a cenotaph or memorial marker, the memorial page with the Lost at Sea location may be merged into the memorial page with a physical cenotaph stone or memorial location.
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Adele and Alexander Nisbet
Syl, thank you so much for trying to get a photo of my great grandparent's markers. I really appreciate your attempt and your helpful suggestions. I will definitely try to contact the cemetery for their assistance.
Added by Phyllis on Feb 09, 2015 1:56 PM
RE: Judith Cross 91198359
thanks anyway
Added by Tonya on Jan 19, 2015 10:13 AM
Aubrey N Anita
Montoya Family
Hi Syl

I like to know if you have a tree. My wife's Grandmother was a Montoya from New Mexico. Ursulo and Adelida (Aragon)Montoya were her grandparents. I searching to see if Rufina Montoya is her great grandmother. Birth 17 Jul 1850 in Taos, Taos, New Mexico.

I show you have a Rufina Montoya on your find a grave list. I show that the children are not lining up. I really like to see if possible there is still a connection between you two.


Added by Aubrey N Anita on Dec 22, 2014 1:40 PM
Robin Irvine
Carl Park...
Thank you Syl, for the effort in finding my ancestor's headstone!
Added by Robin Irvine on Dec 14, 2014 5:50 PM
Joe Morse
RE: Silas Ayres 9549250
Thanks for the information!
Added by Joe Morse on Nov 19, 2014 3:49 PM
Harold Malaby Jr.
RE: Rena & Jesse Phillipson
So if I understand you correctly should I call as family to the number you have suggested and get the location then you will be able to gain entry? Please let me know and also know I thank you for your interest. I too take pictures for people and have one cemetery that is not helpful at all so I understand. Yet, I do take pictures when I can find the grave on my own or being helped by the family. I will make call today and get permission to gain entry and understand the wish to secure the location but at the same time life goes on for the family and any site should be free to access upon request. Thanks again

(513) 470-6295
Added by Harold Malaby Jr. on Nov 19, 2014 5:54 AM
Joanne T
Elijah Cassel
Thanks for trying, it is greatly appreciated.

Joanne T
Added by Joanne T on Nov 12, 2014 2:12 PM
Johnnie Zollinger
John Medbery
Hi Syl,

Thank you for the attempt to get photo's for John. I appreciate you taking your time to try to get one.

Added by Johnnie Zollinger on Nov 11, 2014 7:16 AM
Nedra Fortune
Williams Graves
Ditto the last message....I was unaware of the problems with getting pictures here at the mausoleum. Thanks for trying!

Added by Nedra Fortune on Nov 10, 2014 6:59 PM
Danny Williams
Thank you so much for your attempt to photograph the memorial for my cousin. I'm sorry that I didn't know in advance about the locked gates and other issues at the mausoleum. Sorry that your time was wasted. Thank you for the information and for your time. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.
Added by BrownGirl on Nov 10, 2014 2:31 PM
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