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Sheila (#47788881)
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I started on genealogy in the late 70's and have been hooked ever since. I've taken breaks now & then, but always come back to it. This is a new chapter.
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NO HEADSTONE/UNMARKED GRAVE??
Whenever a cemetery transcript states this, PLEASE don't automatically assume it is a fact.

What if sod had grown over the headstone BEFORE the transcript was done?

What if the headstone was misread or missed DURING the making of the transcription?

What if a headstone has been installed or unearthed AFTER the transcript was done?

EXAMPLE:
This headstone was intact in early 1980's.
Vandals hit the cemetery.
It lay on the ground & slowly
disappeared under 2-3" of sod.
No Headstone/Unmarked Grave???
Edith "Edie" Hamlin
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Social Security Death Index [SSDI]:
What it does NOT mean.

The Social Security Death Index or SSDI provides information based on a person's social security account. It does NOT provide "place of death", contrary to what some websites indicate. Instead, it provides the person's "last known residence", which is often NOT where the person lived last, let alone where they died. So please do not provide or use a "place of death" based on the "last known residence" reported by the SSDI. Death location can be obtained from a death certificate, an obituary, etc..
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Member #47019839
Re: fairview to New hope
Hi Sheila,
Thank you for moving your memorials to New Hope. Another thank you for the numbers you moved. By all means move all your New Hope's to the newly created New Hope. I've been going thru mine, still got hundreds left.
Thanks again
Mike
Added by Member #47019839 on Mar 22, 2015 7:14 PM
Josway
RE: I miss Jo
Oh my friend, You are so awesome! Love that saying. I have been getting nasty emails from people for the last several months that I basically gave up on entering in anything. I realized that they were no dummies because it was not written on my board for all to see. I am sure sorry that as you put it that rotten apples have been nasty to you as well. I hope n pray that you have an awesome day. You were just what this old lady needed. Blessings JO
Added by Josway on Mar 21, 2015 5:22 AM
Bonnie
RE: Anne Brown
Thank you for letting me know. Appreciate your kindness. Bonnie
Added by Bonnie on Mar 19, 2015 9:56 PM
Craig (Gibson/Tucker) Humes
Egger
Hi,
Thank you for making additions to the memorial. Looks great.
Craig.
Added by Craig (Gibson/Tucker) Hum... on Mar 19, 2015 7:43 PM
Norman Dodge
RE: Abrahamson 141763336
Remove the on closest to Cemetery photo the one that has the flower vase in it.

Thank You
Norman Dodge
Added by Norman Dodge on Mar 19, 2015 12:44 PM
Craig (Gibson/Tucker) Humes
Egger
Hi,
Take a look, I think that I got the information correct. The photo would have to be deleted by the Douglass. I originally got the notice from Portland Swiss.
Craig.
Added by Craig (Gibson/Tucker) Hum... on Mar 15, 2015 7:20 PM
Leonard Louis Meador
RE: David Stayton 29099556
Just that it included an additional line to be added at the end of the paragraph.

Jackson County, Missouri marriage certificate #1893I0001434.
Added by Leonard Louis Meador on Mar 11, 2015 12:10 PM
Bonnie
Anne Brown
Hi Sheila,
Am very grateful for all the work you are doing to clear up the mess I created. I should have done more research before asking for a link.
Thank you, Bonnie
Added by Bonnie on Mar 09, 2015 9:22 AM
Norman Dodge
Find A Grave # 25264723
Thank you for your time to go and secure a photo here. It i most appreciated.
Added by Norman Dodge on Mar 06, 2015 4:28 PM
Bismarck
RE: Ripley, Brown Co.
I will give it a go as soon as the weather permits. Never hurts to look.
Added by Bismarck on Mar 05, 2015 12:04 PM
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