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Carol (#46859893)
 member for 11 years, 2 months, 2 days
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Thanks to a lady named Annette and the photo she placed on Find A Grave, I was able to break through a brick wall in my quest to document the family tree. Since then I've placed a number of requests. I am very grateful to the folks who took pictures and filled those requests.

I pretty much limit myself to taking pictures in the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio of San Francisco. It's an absolutely beautiful place with lawn that would make any gardener envious and with breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay.

If there is anything I put up on this web site that needs correcting or that you would like me to remove, please let me know. If you would like me to transfer a memorial to you, please let me know. Be sure you are logged in and then use the edit tab. With the exception of my own family's memorials, I would be happy to make the transfer.

Through Find A Grave I've been privileged to come in contact with some really wonderful people. This is a team effort and it is amazing how this database has grown. It is fun, even though it can occasionally be awkward when I tell someone I take tombstone pictures. :-) There have been many kind e-mails and public messages. While it is always nice to get a pat on the back, that is not why I do it. I do it in the hopes that what I do might help others as much as the work of others has helped me. Over the years there have been a few disagreements, very few. With an exchange of private e-mails disagreements usually get worked out. That is part of the teamwork. But I find public messages that are not polite to be uncalled for. I was raised to believe that you praise in public and criticize in private.
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Bucky Hydal
Williqm & Lavinia Badders
San Francisco National Cemetery


Thank you for the maker photos of Medal of Honor recipient William Badders and his wife Lavinia.

Bucky Hydal
New Bern, North Carolina
Added by Bucky Hydal on Oct 02, 2017 9:40 AM
Nancy Sicotte
Delete worked!
Hi Carol:
You did it! The prefix is gone. Thanks. My dad was in WWII, but he was not known for being military. He was a football coach for our high school. ...If you can remember what you did, please tell me how to make changes. I'm sure something will come up soon.
I didn't know the format was changing. This is a surprise. We'll both be learning together. I have the feeling I like the old way better. It seems easier.
Added by Nancy Sicotte on Aug 23, 2017 10:42 PM
Nancy Sicotte
Transfer of Arthur Dean Johnson
Hi Carol: Thank you for making the transfer. I have a question: How do I remove the CDR prefix in front of his name. I've unchecked the box for prefixes (and clicked Save Changes) but nothing changes. The CDR rank is still there.
The FAQs mention the Suggested Changes button, and I used that to contact you the first time, but that button no longer is on the screen. I'm baffled about this. There must be a way to undo something. Thank you for help.
Nancy Sicotte
Added by Nancy Sicotte on Aug 23, 2017 6:20 AM
A Horan
RE: CPT John Alexander
No problem at all, thank you for being thoughtful to let me know. I'll take another photo for you, anyway, a close-up photo, and post it on his memorial.

Thanks again!
Added by A Horan on Aug 10, 2017 6:24 AM
Linda Claxton 💕
RE: John Alexander Graham, Jr # 182203966
You're very welcome. There's a good chance there never was a marker since he is buried alone and doesn't own the plot.
Added by Linda Claxton 💕 on Aug 09, 2017 2:26 PM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Transfer & thank you
Thank you for your generosity in transferring:
James Wickman # 102728272
to my care.
With your help, I have successfully connected him with one of his two wives.
As I receive more information, I will be adding to Our shared memorial.
With sincerest appreciation,
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Aug 02, 2017 2:44 PM
Kimberly Shows Phillips
RE: Charles B Fisher # 104640130
Hi there,
I really don't have any interest in having ownership. Charles B Fisher is just a second cousin in my family tree, that's why I had the information to update.
I appreciate you asking though!
Added by Kimberly Shows Phillips on Jul 22, 2017 11:49 PM
You keep. I was just working on a related abandoned memorial.

Happy hunting, Samantha
Added by Samantha on Jul 11, 2017 9:39 AM
13th Generation Fairbanks in America
Mrs. Devine
Thanks for your message. Mrs.. Devine is being buried on Monday. I planned to complete her memorial once she is interred. She will most likely appear in the gravesite locator on Tuesday or Wednesday. Thanks for taking photos in San Fran Nat. Warm regards.
Added by 13th Generation Fairbanks... on Jun 24, 2017 6:27 PM
Lt Castaneda
Carol,Thank you very for his memorial.
Very much appreciated.
Tony #47235247
Added by Tony on Jun 24, 2017 8:28 AM
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