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Cait Mears (#48408992)
 member for 2 years, 2 months, 6 days
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I stumbled upon Find A Grave while researching the life of my husband's grandfather. Thanks to the generosity of a member with no connection to our family, I found a well-done memorial with a photo of his tombstone and additional information from his obituary. I am thankful for the kindness and efforts of Find A Grave's many volunteers.

I now document graves of people I don't know with the hope that I can give others what was given to me. I am currently working to document the Plaza section of Gracelawn Memorial Cemetery in New Castle, Delaware and the Woodside section of Harleigh Cemetery in Camden, New Jersey.

I ask that you respect my efforts to photograph grave markers. Please do NOT copy my photos to or any other website without giving me credit. Simply indicate "Photograph taken by Caitlin E. Mears, 2014". I'd appreciate a note letting me know you've copied them. Use for commercial purposes is not allowed under any circumstances. You may use my photos on your own personal website IF it is non-commercial and photo credit is given. Please do NOT use my photographs of people for any reason without written consent. I don't wish to be unfriendly; I just want to avoid finding them unexpectedly without credit given and/or incorrect identification of the person(s) in the photo.

I very much respect the memorials that others have created. If I add a photograph of a tombstone or grave marker to a memorial that you manage, and you don't want it there, PLEASE let me know. I will remove it promptly.

Duplicates: I always do a search before creating a new memorial to avoid the possibility of a duplicate; however, I will delete any duplicate memorial that I create in error. Please include the memorial's reference number with your request.

That being said, if I create a memorial on May 2nd for John Tatum, and someone else creates a memorial for the same John Tatum on June 4th, the one created on June 4th is the duplicate regardless of how much information is or isn't on the memorial.

Edits: I'm happy to add or correct information on any memorial that I manage. Please be sure that the information you submit is true and be able to provide me with the source, if requested.

Popular genealogy websites provide an abundance of information; unfortunately, not all of it is true. I will not make changes based solely on a genealogy website. Information from people closest to the person named in the memorial is often best.

Transfers: I'm open to transferring memorials of anyone not related to me. Per Find A Grave guidelines, be sure to explain your relationship in the request, and please keep in mind that I may also be related to the person named in the memorial.
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Contributions to
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 • 188 Memorials Added
 • 212 Memorials Managed
 • 2 Memorials/Week
 • 215 Photos
 • 8 Virtual Flowers
 • 10 Virtual Cemeteries
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Virtual Cemeteries
(Cait) Campbell Family (18)
(Cait) David Family (3)
(Cait) Gayhart Family (4)
(Cait) Johnston Family (5)
(Cait) Ludwig Family (15)
(Cait) Wyant Family (9)
(Don) Ewing Family (7)
(Don) Howey Family (18)
(Don) Mears Family (7)
Possible Ancestors (2)
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Honey Ennis, John Hamilton
Messages left for Cait Mears (7)[Leave Message]
Connie (Ludwig) Schoener
Hi Cait,
I'm new to find a grave. But have found that you had pictures of George H And Lena L Ludwig. These are my grandparents. They are buried at West Hill Cemetery in Galeton Pa. On the notes you have their children listed except for my father which was Henry S Ludwig. He is buried in the Ulysses cemetery. I was wondering if you could update this please.
Thank you,
Connie (Ludwig) Schoener
Added by Connie (Ludwig) Schoener on May 29, 2016 4:40 PM
Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss
Thomas and Stella Gayhart
I transferred both of their memorials to you. Have a wonderful day!
Added by Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss on Aug 30, 2015 10:00 PM
Hubert Marshall
Dewees research.
With your help I have found the grave of my Grandfather's brother John Windfield Dewees and wife Helen and son Kenneth. I know there was one other son Robert w. Dewees. Can you help with the Delaware Obits. which can lead me to living relatives that I would like to share a lot of ancestor information.
Thanks, Hubert,
Added by Hubert Marshall on May 29, 2015 9:23 AM
Honey Ennis
Harvey M Mears (grandfather)
Hello Cait, My name is Honey Ennis, married to Walt Ennis. Harvey Mears was his grandfather (grandmother Elma Eakin, Harvey's first wife). Walt's mother, Beverly, was estranged from her father and so Walt never got to know him or the rest of the Mears family. His grandmother Elma always remarked that my husband "looked exactly like Harvey Mears".

I have been tracing my ancestry and have begun searching Walt's. I was wondering if anyone in the family may have any other details about Harvey or any pictures? There is such a disconnect for Walt and we would like to fill in some of the blanks in this part of his heritage. I understand Harvey married again, Margaret Howey. He probably had a son I think, but that's all we know.

If there is any interest in connecting, we would be so happy. Our email is We live in Newark, Delaware. Elma and Beverly have both passed. thanks.
Added by Honey Ennis on Nov 19, 2014 8:48 PM
John Hamilton
RE: tombstone photographs
Sure. If you have them, that would be fine. Thanks and hope you are well!!
Added by John Hamilton on May 11, 2014 2:55 PM
Richard Wright
David Reed Austin
Thank you very much for the photo of David's grave.
Richard Wright
Added by Richard Wright on May 03, 2014 12:44 PM
jeff cox
George MacDonald
Thanks for posting the photo of George MacDonald's marker. He was my grandfather's brother. - Jeff
Added by jeff cox on May 03, 2014 3:03 AM

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