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Richard Parker (#47021994)
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Bio Photo Transfers under the following guideline. I've learned a long time ago you can't please everyone and I'm not going to try. For you who like to break the rules, don't waste your or mine time. If your request is outside my guidelines, I will ignore and delate your request.


Generation 1: your family -- Husband - wife - your children - son-in laws - daughter-in-laws - grandchildren.

Generation 2: your and spouse parents -- Father - Mother - aunts - uncles - 1st cousins - wives and hubands of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Generation 3: Grandparents - their siblings and their children -- huband and wife of siblings and children.

Generation 4: Great Gradparents - their siblings and their children - huband and wife of siblings and children.

NO transfers beyond the great-grandparents and NO transfers of Revolution Soliders or Civil War Soliders or Sailors.

This is a MUST!!! You have to tell me your RELATIONSHIP to the person you want transfered and PROVE if I shoud ask FOR proof. No transfer.

Don't waste my time with: I went school with...I do research for another person would you consider transfering...they were neighbors to my grandparents...I work with this person...they were my neighbors when I was a kid...just this once would consider breaking the rules...ect. ect. ect. If you are not related, forget it. My transfers go to family members who fall within the guide lines.

For you who think there should be no rules and should transfer every request that comes down the pipe, take it up with Find A Grave. They're the ones who set the rules.

CORRECTIONS: For you impatient persons who believe your request should be answered in a 24 hours period of time. Get Real! I may have 30 or 40 other requests before yours comes in. I do answered all corrections but it might take several day or weeks. I don't spent 24-7 at the computer. I know this is hard for you to believe but I do have a life outside the computer. I do have family and friends I spent time with, I have a part time job, yard ward, house keeping, grocery shopping, library research, visiting cemeteries for tombstones to photograph, searching cemeteries for requested tombstones and other chores that has to be do.

MY PERSONAL GOAL: My reason for joining Find A Grave is to presrve graves and their tombstones. That's where the bulk of my time on the computer goes, adding people and their tombstones. Corrections and tranfers are done when I can find extra time in the day. So if it takes me one or two months to answering your requests, so be it. Don't give me any guff, that if I can't keep up with the requests, I should transfer the memorials to someone who can. Get Real!! It won't happen!


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carol pont
RE: Hale/Gabriel cemetery MO.
thank you I just saw your answer. I was at the Hale Gaberial cem. in the 1980
Added by carol pont on Aug 16, 2017 7:26 PM
Memorial 31541346, Catharine Muthart Hoch
In reference to memorial 31541346, Catharine Muthart Hoch. You mention specific things about the headstone, etc. However, when I requested a photo recently and the volunteer went to the office, they were told that the cemetery had no record of this person! Also, I'm curious as to where her husband is buried and/or if he has a recorded death on Find A Grave. There are no details on his dates of death, for example. Any additional info you might have would be appreciated! I can find not much information about him at all, and I believe while she is a direct ancestor he may be as well as I have many in the Hoch line in my tree.

Thanks in advance for your time.
Added by ellen422 on Aug 13, 2017 10:53 AM
Peggy Myers Spencer
Homer M. Austin
Memorial# 49848361
You have his parents as Clarence Earl Austin and Lillie M McFarland Beck. Clarence is my great uncle and I have the Austin/Breshears family bible. Homer is not listed. However, US Fed Census 1920 and 1930 has Homer M Austin with parents Herbert C Austin and Adda Austin. What are your sources for his parents?
Added by Peggy Myers Spencer on Aug 07, 2017 4:05 PM
LaDon Brennan
James Jennings
Thank you, Richard, for your quick response to my edit -- always a pleasure.
Added by LaDon Brennan on Aug 01, 2017 12:23 PM
Sandy Gage
Jasper E Smith
Would you please transfer Jasper E Smith memorial # 36776182 to me. He is my great grandfather. Thank you. Sandy Gage
Added by Sandy Gage on Jul 29, 2017 10:43 AM
Beverly Jo
Mary Russell
Thanks so much for transferring Mary to my care!
I really appreciate people like yourself who devote so much time and attention to creating memorials for strangers! It is a true gift to families, especially those who have moved to other states and don't have easy physical access to their relatives grave sites.
Added by Beverly Jo on Jul 18, 2017 8:34 AM
Patricia Remali
Sandra Catherine or Charlene Horn
Memorial# 85267632
May I please ask why she is listed with Catherine as a middle name but her stone reads

If you or anyone has found a document showing Catherine, please share.

Thanks for your hard work, and helping others find info they need to fill in gaps.

Added by Patricia Remali on Jul 10, 2017 8:08 AM
Maxine Kelly
RE: Kelly
So true! Thanks for the transfers -- I'll enjoy adding to them. You've been more than patient with me! :)

Added by Maxine Kelly on Jul 08, 2017 12:20 PM
Maxine Kelly
Find A Grave Memorial# 69225827
Good morning Richard,

Thank you SO very much for taking the time to research George and Mary A Moore Kelly and entering the info! And thank you for reconsidering transferring management to me. I agree, the photo of the headstone should remain as it is probably his. Would love to know how the inscription is so "off" but it does happen as I have found major errors on death certs.

I would love to manage the family if you don’t mind transferring them to me:
Mary Ann Moore Kelly Find A Grave Memorial# 69225493
Strauther S Kelly Find A Grave Memorial# 69225632 If you prefer to not transfer, would you mind adding Strauther's birthdate – 1858, source: 1860 Salem, NE census.

I would like to add that George, Mary, and Strauther passed away within 11 months of each other and the remaining children went to live with Mary’s parents. There’s another daughter (Annette) but I haven’t found where she’s buried.

Thanks again for your time, effort, and the consideration you have given to me with this and your invaluable work over the years!

Added by Maxine Kelly on Jul 07, 2017 11:20 AM
Maxine Kelly
Find A Grave Memorial# 69225827
Richard ~ thanks so much for your prompt reply to my message yesterday! Sorry to belabor the point and take up more of your time; however, according to old family records and the 1860 Salem, NE census, my husband’s great grandfather (George Kelly), wife Mary A Moore, children Orpheus, Strauther, Emma Amanda (Walter) was born about 1827, not 1840 as indicated on tombstone. I guess it will remain a mystery concerning our George and the tombstone you so diligently transcribed and entered. I certainly understand your unwillingness to delete the tombstone photo and transfer management as I requested. Thank you for doing the Baldwin Cemetery – I so appreciate knowing where they are buried and having photos of headstones. You are a blessing to all researching their roots!
Maxine Kelly
Added by Maxine Kelly on Jul 06, 2017 11:21 AM
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