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C Greer (#47180683)
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I manage~~not own~~the memorials I place on FindaGrave. Please use the SAC (edit feature) when asking for changes. This prevents mistakes because the edit feature connects me to the right memorial. Please read this ★ ☆ ★ FAQs ★ ☆ ★ before you intentionally make a duplicate of a memorial (which is a no no): I do transfer out of guidelines a lot if I feel you will maintain the memorial you request better than I can ~ which means a beloved aunt, cousin, best friend, etc. (Just don't ask for a whole cemetery or a whole list of the same name especially if you happened to find this site and have been a member for a few days). Stick around for awhile - contribute. Although a great place for genealogy this is a GRAVES REGISTRATION SITE!
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Permission has been given to GenealogyTrails.com to use my photos for their excellent site.
YES - you have permission to use the photos I took for your personal family files. I would appreciate it if you cited where you found the photo and if possible link back to FindAGrave.com.
However unless you are a nonprofit organization, this is not to be copied & pasted on a commercial site or used for commercial publication without permission.
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I love to have additional information to add to the memorials. In winter I go through what I have put up and link families, find additional dates, etc. Although it looks like I have more than I can handle, I have had no problem adding suggested information. I have 35 years of experience in family history research and will be happy to add links or more biographical information on your family.
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If you are requesting a photo - all information is helpful. Many people only have flat to the ground memorials, and they are difficult to find. If you know of other family names that might be close by, that is very helpful in large cemeteries. Also if your memorial served in the military, that is very helpful as most cemeteries commemorate with a flag.
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I love the challenge of photographing really old stones. I also love the zincs - which were an inexpensive product for the time but have outlasted some of the more expensive marbles and granites. The zincs were very popular during the Prohibition Era because the insides were hollow and easily accessible.
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The people we ~meet~ in these resting places are integral in putting together family history. The memorial may be all that is left.
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Thank you to all the volunteers who have added photos to my memorials, taken the time to send me information, added their own memorials, found a dupe or two, and have been kind and respectful.
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It is so important that if you have an old cemetery near you, to get these stones recorded before weather and/or vandals get to them.
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I do try to wipe off debris and pull some overgrown grass out of the way, but I will not harm the stone in any way. Plus I do not pull up flowers, even if they are wilted.
It's a bit of work to take the photos, re size and sometimes enhance the lettering to be made readable, enter names and upload the photos. I do this lovingly. Please respect that.
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I have a camera that takes good photos,however the condition of the stone may make it unreadable or the stone is so damaged that there is no information. Bright sunny days might be good for walks but can wash out headstone inscriptions. I do retakes a lot.
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William Bjornstad
RE: re kenneth mills regan
C. Greer,

Photo source:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_M._Regan

William Bjornstad
Find A Grave Member ID #47016546
Added by William Bjornstad on Feb 06, 2017 1:58 PM
Donald Gordon Dalrymple
Douglas Cameron Watson
Thanks for the transfer! I am working on his bio.
I have found his 3 wives on Find A Grave (as well as their new husbands). I will post his bio soon.

Regards, Donald G. Dalrymple
Added by Donald Gordon Dalrymple on Feb 06, 2017 11:49 AM
Sandy Koehler Lee
Wilcox and Cornish tombstones
Thank you for taking the time to photograph and post the tombstone photos for my ancestors. I will be using them in my personal family tree and will happily give you credit. Thanks for your dedication.

Sandy Lee
Added by Sandy Koehler Lee on Feb 03, 2017 1:43 PM
Alan D. Learned
RE: Ernest Schmith and Edward Nych
Possibly. That was my next search. They were both soldiers in my grandfather's company and all three were corporals.
Added by Alan D. Learned on Jan 27, 2017 3:02 PM
Alan D. Learned
Ernest Schmith and Edward Nych
I am trying to find the gravesites of Ernest A. Schmith and Edward F. Nych who both lived and I believe, died in Southington, Connecticut. Schmith's parents names were Albert F. Schmith and Bertha Schmith. Ernest was not married. He had two siblings named Edwin and Clifford. He was 75% disabled as a WWI veteran of Company L, 102nd Infantry, 26th "Yankee" Division. Ernest F Schmith was born on December 17, 1895. He died on June 14, 1989 at 93 years of age. Edward Nych was born on August 8, 1899. He died in September 1973 at age 74. They were my grandfather's longtime friends. I would greatly appreciate any information you may find regarding their gravesites.
Added by Alan D. Learned on Jan 27, 2017 10:16 AM
L Evans
Mary Stever Carroll
I just wanted to write and say how much I appreciate you allowing me to care for the memorial you made for her ;)
Blessings & Happy New Year,
L
Added by L Evans on Jan 25, 2017 8:00 AM
Tam Lewis
I sincerely thank you
Thank you for creating the profiles and the transfers!

~Tam
Added by Tam Lewis on Jan 05, 2017 9:57 AM
L Binder
RE: Sven and Ellen Magnuson follow up
Photoshopped is an interesting thought. Thanks for the reply. Lynn
Added by L Binder on Jan 03, 2017 2:08 PM
L Binder
Sven and Ellen Magnuson follow up
Sven Magnuson, Memorial# 133277669
Hi, In 2014 you photographed Ellenís memorial #133277663. In 2016 a new photo was posted to the memorials for Sven and Ellen. I was surprised to see Svenís name on the stone in what looks like a stencil. He is my grandfather and I know heís buried there, however the stone was never engraved. Do you have any information on the stenciling if thatís what it is? Thank you.

I forgot to add that contributor Melissa Toddy took the photo with the apparent stencil. In her bio she describes going through serious medical issues so I did not contact her.
Added by L Binder on Jan 01, 2017 12:31 PM
L Binder
Sven Magnuson, Memorial# 133277669
Hi, In 2014 you photographed Ellenís memorial #133277663. In 2016 a new photo was posted to the memorials for Sven and Ellen. I was surprised to see Svenís name on the stone in what looks like a stencil. He is my grandfather and I know heís buried there, however the stone was never engraved. Do you have any information on the stenciling if thatís what it is? Thank you.


Added by L Binder on Jan 01, 2017 12:16 PM
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