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John Cato (#46550345)
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Bio Photo I have been involved in Genealogy for 38 years and my idea of a great vacation (after a cruise) is to hunt for graves in cemeteries. I have 5 children and they have come to expect that when we are traveling and see an unusual cemetery that we will stop and look. I like to be involved with cleaning cemeteries and helping to fix them up and then recording the gravestones that are in them. I do like to quote sources and think that a major part of genealogy is to insure that the information is correct.

My wife likes to accompany me into these cemeteries and becomes as excited as I when we make a find.

If you send me corrections or updates on memorial's please bear with me. I travel a lot and make the updates when I can. If they are my family, I do verify information with my records before I update as many people confuse names and ask me to update the wrong person. Many names were entered before we had the ability to link families together so some of them have not been updated.

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Gay Hardin
Jennie Starnes Baker
The marker on her grave gives the date of September 8, 1994. You have listed it as August 8th.
Sincerely,
Gay Dawn
Added by Gay Hardin on Mar 02, 2017 10:47 AM
jej
Freda and Frelia James
I sent an edit to add Frelia with Freda James memorial. Sorry I did not check before doing so. I now see you added them separate. Please disregard my edit request. jej
Added by jej on Oct 20, 2015 3:28 PM
coeaster byrd
Raymond Phillip Demery Sr.
I would like this transferred to me this is my great uncle Thanks for all the great work you put into my great uncle and great grandmother.
Added by coeaster byrd on Sep 14, 2015 7:44 PM
coeaster byrd
Raymond Phillip Demery Sr.
I would like this transferred to me this is my great uncle
Added by coeaster byrd on Sep 14, 2015 7:40 PM
coeaster byrd
Ruby Tate Demery
I would like to put a bio on my great grandmother can you give me permission to publish her story. Thanks
Added by coeaster byrd on Aug 20, 2015 9:43 AM
Marie Nail-
Jessie Ray Nail #116241861
Hi John, thank you for taking the time to make a memorial for my cousin Jessie. His father is Junior Nail, my dad's brother. Could you please transfer his memorial to me since I am family? I would really appreciate it. I read that you do a lot of traveling ad cemetery hunting and don't have a lot of time for updates. I only create/maintain my family.

Sincerely,

Marie Nail-Goodrich
Added by Marie Nail- on Mar 24, 2015 1:06 AM
Fran Bundy
RE: Snarky
Fine, Snarky, as you called me... lol

Thanks for the laugh!
Added by Fran Bundy on Aug 12, 2014 9:39 PM
Fran Bundy
Snarky
John,
I have never sent you a personal insult as you did to me.
I think that one should go to Findagrave Admin. It's a matter of principle. Please refer to the Findagrave guidelines for the time frame on requests. Or, transfer memorials to someone who can review and make suggested updates, if you are too busy working. This is suppose to be a team effort.

YOU do not know me... I do have life outside of Findagrave and I can write you a dissertation, if you care to know since you have continually suggested that Findagrave is my life.

The use of Findagrave is not complicated nor does it take a great deal of time, anyway.

Thank you.
Sincerely,
Fran Bundy
Added by Fran Bundy on Aug 12, 2014 9:15 PM
Bob Carter
Elizabeth Head Caudle
On the note I sent to you on Elizabeth, the data was for her husband William Caudle. Sorry!

But, I show Elizabeth in the 1850 Surry County, NC census (current day Yadkin County) as a 19 year old (age fits time line) daughter of Jinsey Head, who I believe is actually Isaac Head who married Jane Dial in Surry County, NC on 5 Jan 1821.

Bob
Added by Bob Carter on Jun 23, 2014 7:05 AM
Catoe4
Mary Elizabeth Plyer Ghent 43870107
I submitted an edit requesting a transfer and see that you state you travel. Not sure if you saw it, so I'm requesting another way.

Mary Elizabeth Plyler Ghent is my Great Grand Aunt. Can you please transfer to me?
Cathie Ghent Catoe 47413036
Thanks
Added by Catoe4 on Mar 08, 2014 7:34 PM
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