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|Marc Doty (#46843703)|
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Transfers: I will transfer ownership to direct descendants within four generations - the same as Find A Grave guidelines. Otherwise, I'm happy to add to memorials and make links, just click on the "Edit" tab on the top right of the memorial.|
One line of my ancestors (CROSE) lived in Tippecanoe Co., IN in the 1820s. Some of their cousins lived in the next county to the south, Boone, and some south of that in Hendricks Co. I live in northern Hendricks Co., and am taking photos mostly in Boone and Hendricks, including the older, more difficult to read stones. Hopefully, these photographs will be around longer than the headstones. Many are on the verge of not being readable - even with the sun at a good angle and using tricks to bring out the text.
Since I've been doing genealogy research for a number of years, I can see a real benefit in seeing headstones, rather than relying on a transcription. To me, the important thing is to be able to read the inscription (names & dates, child of ...), but not really the verse below it. It's also important to know who is buried next to who. I'll mention that if I notice a connection.
Cemeteries that are completed - meaning that I photographed everything and have posted all that was readable. Other transcriptions may have more names.
Beck - Bethel (Boone Co.) - Bethel (52nd St Indy) - Browns Wonder - Jones -
Lowry -Macedonia - Mintonye - Mt Union -
Mt. Zion - North Branch - Oak Hill (Sect 1-30, 34N & 34S) - Plainview (Colfax) - Pleasant Hill (Indy) - Pleasant View (Dover) - Poplar Grove - Prebster - Old Union Church - Richland - Robison - St. Malachy West - Salem - Sparks - Taylor - Trotter (I can only find 33 of the 64 markers) - Weaver - Zionsville
I currently use a 10M Canon Powershot camera which will take pictures at 3648 x 2736 pixels. Normally I reset the resolution to 2272 x 1704 and then on the computer, especially with worn headstones, I turn up the contrast 20-30%, and lower the brightness 5-10% and keep the compression at 98 to 99%. When I started posting for Find a Grave, the photo file size limit was 250 KB, then 350, 500, 750, 2000 3000 and now 8000 KB. I use photo editing software that I downloaded for free - it's much better than what Canon or Olympus gives you with their camera. With Photoscape I know the file size before I save the file.
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|cheri shelton||Roy Tookes # 37114195|
Roy Tookes # 37114195
is my daddy. I would love to have ownership of it> Thank you so very much, Cheri Tookes Shelton.
|Earnest Ward||C H Doty|
bought a camera at Goodwill in Canton. Found about 230 pic's on memory card. In one of them there is a old gentleman wearing a tux holding a award (looks like a Knight of Columbus)if you are related or know who is I can copy to disc & return.
|Elva Cathleen Withrow and Mary Yvonne Perkins||RE: Can you please help me.|
Thank you for your response back to me. I had found the new paper clipping death notice online of James ''Jimmy'' Skinner. And I had found out that they were related to one another. Sorry, if I had bother you with this question. Have a safe, and blessed Sunday!! Take Care, Elva.
|Elva Cathleen Withrow and Mary Yvonne Perkins||Can you please help me.|
Hello Marc!! I hope you, and your family are well.
I want to ask you this question can you please tell me is Emerson Skinner (1918-1994) was related to James ''Jimmie'' Skinner (1909-1979), if so that I would like to add the family members together. And thank you so much. I would like to hear from you soon. Have a safe, and great weekend!! Take Care, Elva.
|Morris Cabell McKee||Carlene Merz|
There is no mention that I saw of her only daughter Carol Jean on the page. Did I miss it? She was my first girl friend when I was about 14.
Thank you Marc for updating John's birth date. I very much appreciate the help.
Added by Betsy on Jul 22, 2017 1:00 PM
|AZ Susi||Thank you|
Thank you Marc for linking Arthur's wives, etc. :-)
Added by AZ Susi on Jul 21, 2017 10:07 AM
|AZ Susi||Albert Park Stephenson|
Marc, on Albert's Bio. # 39274710, you say that Mattie Stephenson is buried near him. Did you add Mattie to F-A-G? I couldn't find her? On Albert's death certif., he says Mattie is his mother, Arthur is his father. Thx.
Added by AZ Susi on Jul 20, 2017 4:50 PM
|Gayland Isley||Naomi Von Patterson|
correction 91 year old Niece
|Gayland Isley||Naomi Von Patterson|
Would you please transfer management of Naomi Von Patterson #71896046 to me. Her mother was my aunt Lelah Von Patterson. I am in Facebook contact with her 91 year old aunt along with her children. I just posted the newspaper article about Naomi's tragic 1910 death.
Thanks, Gayland Isley
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