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Rita Botkin Bomher (#47319873)
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Bio Photo PLEASE DO NOT COPY MY PHOTOGRAPHS AND POST THEM TO ANY OTHER SITES. THIS IS A VIOLATION OF MY COPYRIGHT!

PLEASE DON'T TAKE MY PHOTO'S AND POST THEM ON ANOTHER SITE OR BOOKS THEY BELONG TO ME AND MY FAMILY AND IF I HAD WANTED THEM POSTED ON ANCESTRY COM OR ANY OTHER SITE I WOULD HAVE POSTED THEM MYSELF. THIS IS STEALING AND AGAINST THE LAW.

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Born 1959. Married, 6 children. Love history, cemetery art and gardening. I have been doing genealogy for 30+ years.

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I am a historian. I document an event for future generations. I am not a "hawk" or a "vulture". I do not get paid for this, I do not gain anything from this. I do not wish to disrupt your grieving process. I do not do this to disrespect anyone.

I believe that after 3 or 4 generations, everyone is basically forgotten. Our graves sit there deteriorating without a care. I especially feel for childless couples or infants and children, they are forgotten sooner. I love this website, because generation after generation, our future family will be able to come here, and see our graves, and with a little love and care can see our faces also. Tracing our lineage will be so much easier for future generations.

I will post obits on memorials with proper citation. I know some people feel that this info is "private" or "personal" but.... it was PUBLISHED IN THE PAPER FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE.
99% of the time this info is invaluable to genealogists. I have had cemeteries tell me they are private property and those interred there want privacy. If someone truly wants privacy, get cremated and scattered over the ocean, don't put up a huge headstone with your name, dates...... Like having a huge billboard up on a highway and you are asked not to look at it or read it........SILLY.

**Please, no drama. I report, ignore and block, rude or offensive communications.**

I also feel creating memorials for living people is disrespectful. Anyone can find names and dates to enter, but to truly do the job correctly, the names, obits, dates and links should be complete. If you add an obit, it should be as it was printed.

My paternal grandparents were Wavie (nee Rench) & Jesse Botkin. She was the first schoolteacher in Atlanta. Jesse ran the store in town. I have a 2006 copy of the cemetery records. I will try to get the transcribed into Find A Grave.

I do my best to post accurately and respectfully.

I LOVE FINDAGRAVE. I love making corrections. I want my memorials to be as complete as possible. Bring on the additional information. I am on here every day.


I am researching my genealogy, surnames: Botkin, Tonelli, Rench, Redenbo, Kuhn, Chrisman, Reeves, Crutchley, Boggs, Borror, Leach, Studebaker, Mumper, Jones, Houghtling, Terenzoni, Bartoli, Luchini, Ceci, Kieken, Gbur, Davia, Eggert, Horn, Inman, Redenbo, Winter, Spadaro, Davis, Hester, Curl, Shepperd, Maury, Sasser, Humfleet, Sprinkel, Allen, Clark, Brown, Gilbert, Read/Reed, Weber, Hauser, Davies, Dyerhin, Hainlein, Bomher, Fitzpatrick, Halper, O'Connor, Keevil, Cunningham, just to name a few.

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Nikita Barlow
Rev. James Tuttle #6080434
Greetings, Rita!

Thanks for the heads up. As you can see from my bio of Rev. James Tuttle, I've long been aware that his mother was Abigail (nee Nutman) Tuttle, whose birth date is also generationally appropriate. I don't know how his sister Abigail came to be listed as his mother in the Family Links Section, but I evidently misplaced it, and the problem since been corrected.

Best regards,
Nikita
Added by Nikita Barlow on Jul 28, 2016 1:45 PM
Debra Jean
Pat Bunting #84673937

Dear Rita,

Thank you for the additions to my former mother-in-law's memorial. It is deeply appreciated!
Added by Debra Jean on Jul 27, 2016 4:13 PM
Barbara Schaffer
Abigail Tuttle
Hi, I can't make that change. It has to come from Nikita Barlow who created Col Joseph Tuttle's memorial. Thanks.
Added by Barbara Schaffer on Jul 25, 2016 5:58 PM
Cynthia Kenny
Jones
Rita, I see you are researching Jones'. The edits you sent for me are my grandfather and great-grandfather, Francis Jones and John Dudley Jones. Are you a relative? If so, please communicate..my email is cinbad_1969@yahoo.com. Thanks!
Added by Cynthia Kenny on Jul 19, 2016 6:49 AM
Jim L Wilson
Thomas White in Sugg Cemetery
Hello: I just discovered the Thomas White memorial #63402370 in Sugg Cemetery, Bond County, Illinois that you created. I believe this is the same Thomas White that I have found in Lincoln County & Rutherford County, North Carolina, records.
You have created memorials for other members of his family, also. I have been researching the James & Eleanor Wilson family in Lincoln County for several years. According to Eleanor's will she had a daughter Agnes White. Do you have any information about an Agnes Wilson who married a White probably around 1800-1810? Another of Eleanor's daughters, Sarah, married Joseph McReynolds in Rutherford County, NC, in 1803. Joseph's brother, Hugh, married Margaret "Peggy" White, and Thomas White and Joseph McReynolds were bondsmen on other McReynolds's marriages in Rutherford County, NC. Thanks for any information you might have.
Jim Wilson
Added by Jim L Wilson on Jul 17, 2016 8:26 PM
Bobby Kelley
Evelyn Aguilar
Hello, i am very sorry i somehow did not find your memorial for her, and i made one, i have moved all my info & Pics over to your memorial, and deleted mine, i have linked her husband, and if you can move her headstone photo back to the top. thank you so much for your hard work & dedication.

i will get her parents links attached as well, thanks again.

Bobby

Added by Bobby Kelley on Jul 15, 2016 6:48 AM
Gail Davis
Abba Beanblossom
I very well know that the photo for the tombstone is wrong. As I stated in her bio I will change the stones as soon as I find the time and money. Thanks for the concern. Its a work in progress.
Added by Gail Davis on Jul 14, 2016 7:50 AM
Carol Ballinger
Garnet Burton
I tried. I cannot delete it because RATU50 created it and I don't know why it was transferred to me. I have requested to Find A Grave that RATU50 delete it.
Added by Carol Ballinger on Jul 11, 2016 7:18 AM
Carol Ballinger
Garnet Burton
Added by Carol Ballinger on Jul 11, 2016 7:16 AM
Deanna Shaw
Eva Marie Worlein
Eva Marie Worlein is my 4x great grand mother. (and the most frustrating dead end on my tree) I am trying to find information to share with my grandmother (currently 91 years old) Do you have any information on her parents?
Added by Deanna Shaw on Jun 15, 2016 4:28 PM
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