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personna (#46638792)
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I am an avid amateur genealogist, researching many different lines for both family and friends. I include all collateral lines, so my area of interest is extensive.

I have added many memorials in the hope of helping a fellow researcher. Permission is granted for personal use of any of the photos I have added, please just cite the F.A.G. memorial number and cite me as the photographer. This includes - it's so disappointing to look at a public family tree and find one of my photographs without mention of the photographer.

I decline to give permission to use my photos for resale, for profit, or to upload to a different web site. Do not copy them to other grave related sites such as

PLEASE remember the volunteer nature of FAG and be polite when writing. People have been less than understanding recently, wondering why the information they sent hadn't yet been added.

Dates of birth & death as well as linking to parents can been added through the automated system. If I've missed your email about additions to a memorial, just ask a second time. We're all human, no need for attitude.

I decline to make Edits (other than links and dates) for people who do not have their messages turned on. If I have questions and have no way to contact you, I have no other recourse.



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Since you are creating a record of the cemetery in addition to photographing a single stone you should take several images of the same marker. For example:

1. One showing the whole cemetery.

2. Shoot an image that includes the closest stones and provides context.

3. Photograph the whole gravestone so that inscription and carving are visible.

4. Make sure to take at least one picture where the inscription fills the camera frame.

Unless you are extremely lucky, most of the stones you want to photograph will not be straight due to ground settling. In the case of leaning stones, tilting the camera should eliminate the slant."


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Joseph Stachon 183783674
Fulfilled request for Josephine Stachon and next to her's was Joseph.
Added by bhd on Sep 27, 2017 7:01 PM
Jan Fenter
Alida A Laviske, 163465188
Are you related to Alida or the Laviske family, and if yes, how are you related.

You sent me some EDITS for Alida A. Laviske, 163465188.

I found the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, which was the "Confirmation" record of an Alida Angela Roysland, dated 4 October 1936 from the Bygland church, in Fisher, Minnesota. It didn't list Alida's birth date or place. It listed this Alida's parents as Thor and Suger Roysland. Your EDIT listed Alida's mother as Inga Roisland, that Thor died in 1929 and Inga died in 1924. Was Inga and Sugar the same person? I haven't found any documentation showing Alida with her parents. The census records for 1910 and 1920, in Minnesota, looks like Thor was married to an Annie, age 27, and in 1910, and to an Inga, age 20, in 1920, if I have the right Thor Roisland. [In 1920, no children were listed.]

Please provide documentation, and or your sources, to prove Alida Angela's parents.

Added by Jan Fenter on Sep 18, 2017 10:22 PM
Transfer Robert Stachon #134211434?
If he is a relative, let me know and I will gladly transfer him to you (#46638792)
Added by jeanpiclewis on Sep 13, 2017 9:13 PM
sandra dorsey
I have a question..

I have a Mory or Mary Kahler married to a Jacob Kahler, daughter, Mary Kahler marriage to a HERMAN KRINGS 25 May 1890 Buffalo County, Buffalo Wisconsin..His parents are Jaseph or Joseph Krings and Mary.

IS this the same family you have listed on find a grave married into the Kinger clan? IF so, you have Alice married to a Mr. Huff..etc..No Mr. Kinger listed at all..

Do I have the wrong person, as Ive looked and haven't found anyone else that area, with same spouse, parents etc.

Added by sandra dorsey on Sep 04, 2017 6:27 AM
Wayne Farmer
Alex Dublinowski - apparent duplicate
There are two memorials on this site for an Alex Dublinowski:

Alex Dublinowski, Sr: #48928930
Alexander "Alex" Dublinowski, Sr: #39573411

Both have the same death date, so they seem to be duplicates. One of them was created by you. You may want to work with the owner of the other one to resolve the duplication.

Wayne Farmer
Winona, MN

Added by Wayne Farmer on Aug 29, 2017 11:41 AM
Cynthia Collier
Robert Scott Blagg Memorial #167110207
Good afternoon. Mr Blagg's grave is unmarked. I placed flowers to mark his location. I also sent the person who maintains his memorial the information that his grave is located between two marked graves, Randy Howard to the right, and Phyllis Lindley to the left.
Added by Cynthia Collier on Jul 17, 2017 6:28 PM
Darrell Landrum
Hugh Gambill
Hello, I have worked in the Confederate section of Old City Cemetery here in town for the better part of 5 years. The section where Private Gambill rests is known as Yankee Square. The soldiers resting in that area were hurriedly buried as they were victims of either small pox or typhoid fever. Unfortunately, their graves are not marked individually. He is in the burial records as resting there. It is just a grassy, open area, right inside the entrance to the Confederate section. Sorry.

Added by Darrell Landrum on Jul 14, 2017 1:37 AM
Cheryl White
Ruth Louisa Burnidge Dawdy, 130104407
I have updated Ruth's page and have sent a copy of it to the cemetery office for their files.

Thank you for the dates and maiden name you send through the edit tabs.
Added by Cheryl White on Jul 11, 2017 12:20 PM
Robert Brizendine
Thank you for sponsoring the site. If this is a relative will be happy to transfer. Thanks Carol
Added by Carol on Jun 24, 2017 5:41 PM
Larry Luna
Isabelle Carpi

If you can call Calvary Cemetery (323)261-3106 for the grave location I will get the photo for you! Do not email because they will not reply. I would call for you but Since I am probably the only regular active volunteer there I have made many many calls to them for locations and they are very annoyed with me.

Added by Larry Luna on Jun 13, 2017 12:30 PM
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