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KQB (#47654729)
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Bio Photo As a general rule I will no longer make family links to memorials that are "burial unknown", especially if there is no birth or death dates. This is "Find A Grave", not "Free Family Tree Game". You did not find a grave, you typed a name in, likely with no real evidence of where the final resting place is for that person. I consider such memorials invalid and contrary to the purpose of Find A Grave stated in the FAQ, so I will not normally link to them.

When I started on FindaGrave, I wanted to help provide original information on burials that was difficult to find elsewhere. I reasoned that an accurate account of headstone, cemetery records, and information related to the burials would enhance people's genealogical research, helping to add new information or confirm that which they had already gleaned elsewhere.

However, a great number of people have decided it is a resource better suited to making a free family tree where they can replace what can be found at the gravesite with information from other random (and often dubious)sources, perpetuating any mistakes that such sources may contain. If some family tree hints they are buried in some cemetery, why bother checking? Just plop the memorial there. Don't know the cemetery at all? Just plop them in one you think is close by or leave it as "burial unknown", maybe somebody will go through the trouble of contacting you after they put in the hard work to actually find the grave in another cemetery. Either way, you still get to claim the research as yours because you "found" the grave first.

Because of these things, I am much less active on FindaGrave than I was in the past. The effort and expense to physically locate and accurately record graves just isn't worth it if the reality of the website being more like "Their-Grave-Could-Be-There.com, the free online family tree maker" is good enough for most members.

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Laura Thrasher
Mike Getsenburg #101643167
The City Hall in Monroe City has told me that they have no record of Mike Getsenburg in the burial records for St. Jude Cemetery. My husband's gr-grandfather was Michael Vila Ketsenburg aka known as Vitus Ketsenburg who died 7 Jan 1890 and is buried in Brush Creek Cemetery, Ralls County, MO. I am wondering if perhaps this is the same person and not two separate individuals.
Added by Laura Thrasher on Oct 17, 2017 7:59 AM
Becky Simeone
Henry George Menger 105760305
Henry George Menger was my great-grandfather, Gustav Adolph Menger's, son. He went by George, and was a Chief Petty Officer in the US Navy, where he was lost at sea somewhere off the coast of Indonesia. His body was never found. That is why there is only a reference on the gravestone of his parents.
Added by Becky Simeone on Sep 29, 2017 1:48 PM
Becky Simeone
Henry George Menger 105760305
Dear Quentin,

I have inherited the Family History since my parents and their siblings died. Like you, I want Find A Grave to have accurate information. In my years of doing the family history, I have found Death Certificates often use nicknames or have inaccurate information due to who is left after a death to tell about them. Names did not seem to matter as much back then.

Henry George Menger was the brother of my Grandmother, Mary Evelyn Menger Buchroeder (94467990). If you do not want to transfer ownership of his site to me, could you link him to her?

Thanks!
Becky Simeone (49372425)
Added by Becky Simeone on Sep 28, 2017 5:22 PM
Gary Maize
Helen Ralston Greenwood
Quentin, Can you remove the poor picture from Helens memorial. I have a better picture to replace it with.

Gary.
Added by Gary Maize on Sep 20, 2017 2:10 PM
Gary Maize
Helen Ralston Greenwood
Quentin, Can you remove the poor picture from Helen's memorial. I have a better picture to replace it with.

Gary.
Added by Gary Maize on Sep 20, 2017 2:09 PM
Gary Maize
Helen Ralston Greenwood
Quentin, Can you remove the poor picture from Helen's memorial. I have a better picture to replace it with.

Gary.
Added by Gary Maize on Sep 20, 2017 2:07 PM
ruth glover
Eleanor Elizabeth Baker
she was born 23 nov 1896 died dec 1977 in houston texas at age 83. she and her husband are not
in st. jude cemetery, i am checking them out further.
ruth glover
Added by ruth glover on Sep 14, 2017 10:27 PM
ruth glover
abraham tucker baker
i am 47286130
his mom is 16275788
wife is anna belle procter (B) 13 oct 1867 Monroe county, Missdouri she died 22 nov 1924 in fort worth
daughter is eleanor elizabeth baker (m) i. c. lONG)
(b) 23 NOV 1896 DIED DEC 1977 IN HOUSTON AGE AGE 83. ELIZABETH AND HUSBAND ARE BURIED IN ST. JUDE CEMETERY, MONROE CITY, MONROE COUNTY, MISSOURI.

HIS BROTHER ISAAC POST BAKER IS MY GREAT GRANDFATHER DO YOU WANTTO TRANSFER THIS FAMILY OVER TO ME?
THANK YOU FOR THE WORK YOU HAVE DONE FOR THEM.
RUTH gLOVER
Added by ruth glover on Sep 14, 2017 10:14 PM
ruth glover
abrfaham tucker baker
i am 47286130 tucker is nbr 101306940
his parents are 16275812 (Dad)
Added by ruth glover on Sep 14, 2017 10:07 PM
ruth glover
louise baker
i am 46778496
Louise baker is listed as being born in 1892.
the dates for her parents are 5 years after the gradparents were born. Find A Grave is checking some of this info as these people cannot possibly be her parents unles the dates were mistyped.
can you fix it so john finley jnoBaker's jr wife is 182674990 and a. tucker baker's 46778496 wife is anna belle proctor 1867 - 1924. these two men are really brothers and louise has duped into both there files. i think i did tht and when i realized it, you are the one that needs to fix this. thank you very much
ruth glover
Added by ruth glover on Sep 14, 2017 2:08 AM
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