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Cherie Atkinson Clark (#46796100)
 member for 12 years, 3 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo The day I found Find a Grave, I was on a grave hunting trip to Pennsylvania, dragging my long-suffering husband, John, with me while I took hundreds of digital photos of family graves! I also have a shoebox sized file box of "analog" photos, as well as records of other burials in places I have never visited! Since then, I have uploaded all my new photos and scanned most of my old ones! It's been a labor of love. Occasionally, I still find entries I've made that contain a note saying I plan to scan and upload a photo at a later time, if you see one of these, please drop me a note reminding me to do so. Obviously I have missed it.

I have been working on my family history since 1996, and most of my contributions are my own dead relatives, but I've always loved cemeteries, and sometimes I think my obsession with genealogy is just an excuse to walk thru old graveyards!

I also have (or can scan) better copies of most of the grave photographs that I have posted here. Please email me if you would like me to send you a larger copy!

I'm also on Twitter & Facebook now if anyone is interested!

Also feel free to contact me with corrections or additions to the info I've posted or to request transfers of your relatives memorials. I have recently changed the email address that I use for Find a Grave due to problems with AOL blocking the notifications from this site. You can contact me at my gmail account, or at my AOL address:

I'm going to say right here that I ALWAYS give permission for people to use my FaG photos for your own research or to share elsewhere for genealogy or other research related websites, but I would really appreciate a note attached to the file saying where you found the pictures! I have started seeing a lot of the photos I've uploaded here shared on without attribution. I WANT to share, but it bothers me that so many people are using pictures without bothering to say where they got them!

I love the automatic correction options and I try to check several times a week for new edits! I also tried the Photo Transcription option for the first time recently and loved how easy it made it to add several photos quickly!

Don't be afraid to ask for transfers of any of your family graves I might have entered. My personal policy is much more liberal than the official Find a Grave policy. Generally, I'll transfer anyone who is not a close relative to me!
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Carol Hudson
Old Chapel Hill Cemetery
Hi Cherie,

I want to thank you for your hard work and generosity in sharing your photos that you take for those of us who cannot. I will be sure to credit you as the photographer. For a long time, I didn't know it mattered, but I've come to learn that it does. So, now, unless the photographer specifies otherwise, I give credit to them, as I will to you.

Again, thank you.

Carol Barber Hudson
Carol Barber Family Tree
Added by Carol Hudson on Aug 03, 2017 2:10 PM
Margaretta (Retta) Stollar

I updated Margaretta's name on her memorial and listed Retta as a nickname. I feel like Margaretta is more accurate than Margery as her legal first name. I think that Retta and Margery were probably popular nicknames for her at that time. If you think that Margery would be more accurate, just drop me a note; I don't have much information collected on her, so I trust your judgement!

Thanks a lot and sorry for taking so long to respond!
Added by Chelsea on May 30, 2017 11:35 AM
Deborah Zimmerman McCoy
Ella Dorothy Danley
Thank you so very much for the transfer.

Added by Deborah Zimmerman McCoy on Jan 03, 2017 10:27 PM
Carletta Bush
Frederick W. Bush family
I am looking for descendants of Frederick W. Bush (born 1829) Frederick, his wife, and children are buried in west Finley Cemetery.

My husband and I have been researching Henry H. Bush (1928-1875) of Greene and Washington Counties in PA. We believe that Frederick was his brother.

Carletta Bush
Added by Carletta Bush on Jan 03, 2017 4:43 PM
Tom Swain
RE: Mary Fife
They do have the correct Mary with James Sawyer
Added by Tom Swain on Dec 04, 2016 8:58 PM
Tom Swain
RE: Mary Fife
There are many Mary Fife's. Mary (Maria) Fife Sawyer #150374102 is James wife and you have that correct.You have also corrected the one below.
Birth: Dec. 26, 1799
Death: Sep. 18, 1827
Stone reads:
In memory of Mary Fife
Who departed this life
September the 18th A.D. 1827
In the 28th year of her age
Bethel Cemetery
Bethel Park
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Created by: Cherie Atkinson Clark
Record added: Jul 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11400964
Added by Tom Swain on Dec 04, 2016 8:54 PM
Rose McDaid
About McDaid Family
Hello Cherie,

You don't know me but my name is Rose McDaid and I am the granddaughter of Robert Stanley McDaid who was the son of Homer Earl McDaid and Mary Alice Lamberson. Homer Earl McDaid was the son of Samual S McDaid and Mary Elizibeth Wolfe. My great grandfather Homer was the brother to your great grandmother Lilly May McDaid who married George Andrew Atkinson. I found you on here and I have treid to contact you on facebook but they have that request thing now and I am not sure it went through. I have just recently stated doing Genealogy and I am looking for family members on my fathers side. I was wondering what information and photos you may have on the McDaid line. I also have old family photos that I am more than happy to share with you as well and documents. I also started a private family group on facebook and would like to have you a part of it if you would be interested.

I hope to hear back from you.

Added by Rose McDaid on Nov 29, 2016 1:31 PM
Ms.B. Taylor
Abraham Harris
I am looking for the grave of the above family members. He also had a son Willie Haywood Harris and I am trying to locate his grave. I did see Gertrude Harris Hendrick grave present there and Alice Oliva Harris these were the children of Abraham Harris.
Added by Ms.B. Taylor on Aug 17, 2016 12:20 PM
Diane Gravlee
Boot Hill
I sent the last emails for this cemetery this afternoon. Thanks so much for adding the info to each one.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Aug 15, 2016 2:32 PM
Diane Gravlee
RE: Boot Hill!
Not a problem; I'll send another batch in the next day or so.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Aug 14, 2016 4:43 PM
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