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I feel these memorials should be maintained by family whenever possible. With that in mind, if I am not related to the person, I will be happy to transfer the memorial. |
If I have a picture on the memorial you want to use, feel free, you don't need to ask.
I surely don't understand some contributors that hold your families memorials "Hostage", If you are not related then "Give it up", I absolutely believe in KARMA...(and Ghost) but that's another story...
I spend most of my free time working on my Family history and find roaming old cemeteries is amazing. Some of the headstones I see are nearly unreadable, some are eroded to the point they can no longer be read. If we don't try to preserve these at least by photos, they will be lost forever, no one will ever know who they were. By taking photos and sharing the info, maybe someone who is searching will find who they are seeking.
I'm back in Texas now but spent a few months in Pennsylvania. I found the cemeteries there are
unique and some so very old. I loved it and the trees and grass, lol everything was so GREEN!
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Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on. Cherished memories will never fade, because ones loved is gone. Those we love can never be, more than a thought apart,for as long as there is a memory, they live with in our heart.
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I saw this on another contributors page (R Schuerer #46794628), It is so true. Makes you think, don't it.....
I believe that a soul is awakening whenever someone remembers and thinks about the deceased person no matter how many years have passed. The soul may be an unknown, a distant family member or a very close relative. God knows the soul of this person who is never forgotten by Him.
It seems the lives of acquaintances or certain relatives, whom you had the personal opportunity of knowing during their lifetime, become more significant after their death. Upon reflection of their lives, you realize the importance of their individual needs that you did not fully appreciate while living. Little or no gratitude was ever expressed by you in appreciation of knowing a particular person.
It appears that we take life so much for granted that we miss the real important happenings and occasions. So many memories of life's events are so easily and quickly forgotten. Suddenly you realize upon death or some time afterwards, the significance of that person's life on your own.
Opportunities of love and/or friendship lost forever.
No person is ever truly dead until the last person forgets to remember them.
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I hope all is well for you. I sent you some family links for the Diaz children of Fermin and Jesusita (Tarango) Diaz. I actually found her Death Certificate and was able to link them all here and Ancestry. Thank you for taking the time to document their graves, from my great-grandfather to extended relatives.
Best Regards, Brenda
Added by Thayer75 on Jul 23, 2016 9:50 PM
|Shane||RE: William Halsell 5855797|
Thank you for that. Holler if you need anything.
Added by Shane on Jul 14, 2016 10:57 PM
|Kathy Crownover||Simon Johnson|
I don't remember thanking you for transfering Simon Johnson # 86868762 to me. You had a picture of the marker on his grave that had his name and the day he died. You posted it and the cemetary and that's all the info you had, but it was all I needed. I read your bio and you said these should be saved for family that might one day come here and find them. So true! He is my great great grandfather! I posted his number in case you would like to go see what all I've added to his memorial! Thank you so much, I would have never found this as its in Pennsylvania and I'm in Oklahoma! I'm thrilled!
|Gloria Jean||RE: Bennett memorials|
Thank you for the updates and transfers!
|Librarian51||RE: duplicate memorial|
Thanks so much.
|Gloria Jean||Info for Memorials 104974618 & 104974663|
Thank you for all your contributions! Memorials 104974618 & 104974663 are my late husband's (125702563) paternal aunt and her spouse. I would be happy to manage them if you would like to transfer.
Updated info for each:
104974618 - links for mother & father are 36005511 &36005447 (Grace & William Melton, Long Prairie Cem)
104974663 - date of death is April 14, 2014 (from his obit)
All the best
|Christopher Bybee||John McCall|
Thank you for your work and the newspaper clipping!
|Deb Lee||Thank you|
For all you do.
Added by Deb Lee on May 25, 2016 10:43 AM
|Terrie Rojas||RE: 3328824 Jesus Rojas|
Hi! Sorry it took me long to reply, I'm new to this and I didn't know that I had msges. Wow! I wondered who put all this information, it is nice to meet you online. Maybe one day we will meet in person after all we are family! 😆
|Fred Sanford||RE: Bernice Lucille Carr Friend # 99476232|
Yep thought you'd like that. One caveat about folks who want transfers - there is a whole lot more to this. Collectors want your work to add to theirs: often they are running a business but I have no interest in their ventures. I go with what Find A Grave guidelines state. I often go into crime-infested neglected areas wasting my own gas and doing my own research. That said, several of us in one area took on a few cemeteries that nobody else wanted to inventory...we got a lot of data that was long forgotten. For example, check out Carl Braatz - this guy is cool!...# 96241199
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