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Ellen Hamby (#47535781)
 member for 3 years, 8 months, 21 days
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Bio Photo NOTE: As of November 2014, I've made it through surgery and am 3/4 of the way through chemotherapy. I'm very hopeful, and very appreciative of all the words of kindness and encouragement.

As of August 2014, I'm dealing with my mother's recent death and my own recent cancer diagnosis. Please be patient with any suggestions / edits you send. Thanks in advance!

[PLEASE read (starting with para. 2) before contacting me about a memorial; it will save us both time and trouble. Thanks!]

I'm a history major and a lawyer (University of Virginia, Emory University;) a fanatic about live music (Todd Rundgren, Gene Owens, the blues;) and a photographer. I'm a wife and a mother (a son who recently graduated from law school at the University of Georgia and a daughter who recently graduated from Tulane.) I have a house full of rescued dogs and cats.

If I'm the caretaker of a memorial for someone who was closer to you than to me, I'll consider transferring that memorial to you; feel free to ask, but please include DETAILS as to your relationship to the deceased.

If you have additional information or links that you want added to a memorial, please send details and DO include links to your SOURCES: I'm unlikely to make additions/links if I can't verify their accuracy

All requests for transfers, all suggestions, and all corrections MUST be sent via the edit tab on the memorial in question. If you use the "Other" option you'll be able to send an explanation of, and links to, your sources for suggested changes to a memorial.

If you need to write me at my email address about something else (e.g., a suggestion or correction I've sent you,) PLEASE include a copy of any relevant correspondence and a link to the memorial(s) in question.

If I've posted a cemetery photograph that you want to use on Ancestry, please feel free to do so IF and ONLY IF you include the entire caption as the photograph description. You MUST get my express permission to use any of my photographs OTHER than those taken in cemeteries.
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Thank you for your reconsideration Ellen. I think I can find them again. Take care of yourself and it is so nice to have a polite and friendly interchange with another Find A Grave contributor. Doesn't always work that way does it unfortunately. I have almost given up trying to communicate with people as it goes so wrong sometimes. (Which is why my profile messages are currently off)
Added by ChuckNorris on Mar 05, 2015 8:48 PM
Wanda Kauffman Hoffman
RE: Myers
Hi Ellen,
I'm not sure how it happened but I have removed the pictures of the female Myers from John Myers' site. Thanks for the note. Wanda
Added by Wanda Kauffman Hoffman on Mar 05, 2015 4:53 PM
Death Certificates
I have removed the two death certificates that you requested that I remove. I meant no disrespect by asking you your reasoning I was truly just curious. Since we know the likelihood of these infants having marked graves is very slim I personally feel that the death certificate adds to the memorials and gives the child more of an identity than quoting a transcription, but each of us has our preferences and that is the beauty of findagrave. I hope you are doing well after all you have been through lately. Take care Ellen
Added by ChuckNorris on Mar 04, 2015 1:43 PM
Death Certificates
You have requested that I remove a couple of death certificates from memorials. Death Certificates are allowed and there are no other photos on the memorials. The five slots are not in danger of being filled up. I am curious as to what you have against them and why you want them removed.
Added by ChuckNorris on Mar 03, 2015 2:20 PM
Bud Stephens
RE: John Isaac Railey
It is quite you have not interviewed his daughter Gladys Railey Mays, who is still living.
Added by Bud Stephens on Feb 26, 2015 5:06 PM
Clayborn Major
Thank you for the information about Westview Cemetery. This memorial was terribly mismanaged. I moved it to unknown as I researched the proper location, but have now abandoned that search, so the memorial is deleted as it properly should be. Hope your health is improving and that you are doing better. Prayers to you and God bless.
Added by Essex on Feb 26, 2015 12:07 PM
Ronnie Miller
Jennie D Bassett 119283547
Dear Ellen,

Thank you so much for recording Great Aunt Jennie and her last husband Charles F Bassett.

Ice cream for you Lady!(tell the Doc I said it is OK)

Thank you again for your help fellow researcher and please continue your fine contributions to our history.

Onward we travel,

Added by Ronnie Miller on Feb 13, 2015 6:47 PM
Culbert William Powell

Thank you for taking the photo of the flowers at my Uncle Culbert's grave. This world turns on the kindness of good people like you.

John Powell
Added by Epictetus on Feb 12, 2015 5:02 PM
Brenda A. Darbyshire
Murphy Cemetery
Do you know what has happened to the big Murphy Cemetery that is in Pavo or Coolidge? I cannot find it and the very least both names should be on it! The other cemetery is called Shade or Slade Murphy. My email address is Thanks, Brenda
Added by Brenda A. Darbyshire on Feb 03, 2015 4:32 AM
Sue Tanner
RE: Thank You for Photograph
You are welcome Ellen. Hope your health is doing better? GOD Bless you! Sue
Added by Sue Tanner on Jan 15, 2015 2:03 AM
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