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Cathy Alton (#47889869)
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Bio Photo ******From here on out please send me proof with your edits. I have been getting a tremendous amount of mistakes sent to me.
Most of these people are my family that I am working on as time permits. I have the
accurate data and will enter it when I can.
We need to keep these memorials accurate.
I had someone yell at me for making a mistake on his grandfather's memorial. WELL that was yet another edit sent to me from someone else! Since then, I have been checking all edits and was pretty shocked to see how many are wrong.
Don't forget the words "Thank you".
They go a LONG way! And the words "You're welcome" don't hurt either.
Did you know? When you put in an edit and someone ignores it, the memorial will automatically edit itself in 21 days. The only way it won't is if the person declines it.

1) PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE NO dates or your name through the pictures. This is REALLY tacky!
They look awful and are SO unnecessary!! This is about them, not us.

2) No chopped off around the sides. There should be 'outdoors' around all 4 sides. I want to see what the stone looks like! Some stone pics were chopped to just show the name & date.
This looks awful, get the whole stone in the picture! Many people chop the top of the stone off...why?

3) If there's a tall stone with the info on the side, take a picture of the whole stone and then a picture of the writing.

Lloyd Smith

4) The stone picture looks best if it's taken in front of the stone, not at an angle. Stones at an angle look awful. A trick I use to keep my reflection off the stone: I stand behind another stone and use the zoom on the camera.

5) No 'postage stamp' sized pictures. Set your
camera to take regular sized pictures.

6) Please take the time to brush the leaves and grass clippings off the stone.

It's not all about 'point and shoot' to hurry up. Take some time taking the pictures. Let's honor our dead as best as we can by taking beautiful pictures. These pictures will most likely be the only ones on the internet for generations to come!
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Patricia Ewers
Thank you
Many of my ancestors/relatives are buried in Pompey. I live in Washington State, so I can't tell you how much I appreciate your recording all this.
Descendant of John Costello and Patrick Gorman. The latter is buried there but does not have a marker. (info from the sexton)
Added by Patricia Ewers on May 13, 2017 6:05 PM
RE: Finnerty
You are very welcome. It is my pleasure!

Added by TLyons on May 13, 2017 10:54 AM
Marilyn Sommers Neal
RE: Marshall's
Thanks, Cathy! I keep trying but have had to redo a lot but I am learning!
Added by Marilyn Sommers Neal on Apr 25, 2017 8:10 PM
M Witsch
RE:Peter Wendel(l) # 120362432
Hi Cathy!
What do you require to link him with father? His obituary links him to his father and siblings. You can read the obituary posted on his father's Find A Grave Memorial# 141304818 and linked siblings. I have his baptismal record as well, 25 Dec 1870 Church of the Assumption Syracuse, Onondaga, New York. Birth 8 Dec 1870 Syracuse to Edward Wendel and Paulina. The 1875 NY state census has him with his parents in Syracuse. The 1880, 1892 and 1900 US census has him with his father and step mother, Dorothy/Dora, in Syracuse.
I would love to ask you about one last siblings death I can not find if you have the time? Have a great day!
Added by M Witsch on Apr 17, 2017 7:00 PM
Suzanne Thorp
Photo Thank You
Thank you so much for taking the picture of my great aunt Agnes's stone. I very much appreciate it. Suzy
Added by Suzanne Thorp on Apr 11, 2017 9:09 PM
Susan Soltau Palmisano
RE: Kittle
Hi Cathy, I just checked the cemetery tonight to find this stone for you. It is behind the black iron fence near the back of the cemetery. The stone next to her is Charles Thomas LaPine 1877-1942 (mem#63932644). I hope this helps you. Let me know if you need more info. Susan
Added by Susan Soltau Palmisano on Apr 11, 2017 5:26 PM
RE: Ramsey
You are very welcome!
Added by Penchance on Apr 10, 2017 5:56 PM
Jane Sherman
Adolfo and Helen Awerdick headstone photos
Thank you! Much appreciated!
Added by Jane Sherman on Apr 10, 2017 8:09 AM
John Cahill
RE: Caldwell
Great thanks for your help

the Caldwells are my aunts Grandparents and she never knew where they were buried.

I t will be interesting to see who the Greens are and how they are related

thanks again!!

Added by John Cahill on Apr 09, 2017 6:49 PM
John Cahill
RE: Caldwell's in Woodlawn, Syracuse
this link may work better for confirmation

you can type in any name there

Added by John Cahill on Apr 09, 2017 6:23 PM
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