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Monkey Cat (#47232236)
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I have been researching my family tree for 35 years. I know how difficult it is to find info on one line of my family. Hopefully, I can help others find their loved ones easier. I still cannot find anything on my Great Grandfather Simon Henry Myers b. PA 1817 or his family. Supposedly he moved to Ohio, Indiana and then Illinois where he died. He sometimes spelled his name Myres on Fed Census. If anyone has information on the Myers family, please share with me.

PLEASE use the memorial Suggestion method from the EDIT tab. I receive a lot of email updates a day. Without this information your update will be delayed or ignored.

I would be delighted to transfer any memorial to a relative. Just write and ask. My goal is to document as many cemeteries as possible for genealogy research.
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Peggy Bargen Duey
Find A Grave Changes
A friend told me about this change a couple days after this was deployed. I have sent an edit/s to you so I thought maybe you didn't know about it. You might want to pass it on to your friends. thanks!!! ~Peggy
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New "Automated" system for "Suggest a Correction/Submit an Edit"

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New System for Memorial Edits deployed by FindAGrave on 12/5/2013

Go to your Contributor/Profile page. Look in the upper right corner. You should now see a tab called "Edits" - check there to see if any have been submitted to you. Then just review and accept.

Way easier for doing updates to names/dates/places/plot numbers/links. If you don't approve within 21 days it will automatically accept it and possibly change correct info.

You still will get e-mails to add info to bio section.
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Feb 01, 2017 3:01 AM
Patrick Flahive
Charles Nelson Grainger memorial #52822449
Hello! Charles Nelson Grainger is my Great-Great-Granduncle. His first name is spelled incorrectly on his monument as Carlos. Would you be willing to transfer his memorial to me? Thank you very much! Sincerely, Patrick Flahive
Added by Patrick Flahive on Nov 28, 2016 12:41 AM
leslie
Verna M Graves
You took a headstone photo of Verna M Graves. I was wondering if you know where she died.
Find A Grave Memorial# 53091341
I have an edit wanting me to change the death place to Gregory, South Dakota.

Thanks
Leslie
Added by leslie on Nov 18, 2016 10:28 AM
Cheryl Mueller
49875685
Lizzie & William had 5 children in all:
Elsie Emme (oldest and listed)
Alma & Erma Emme (twins born in 1920)
Willard Emme(listed) & Wilma Emme (twins born in 1923)
I haven't been able to find the rest of the children on findagrave, but this is the information passed down from Caroline Shoemaker (deceased) who did much of the family ancestry in the 1970's.
(2nd message, thanks in advance)
Added by Cheryl Mueller on Aug 31, 2016 11:46 AM
Ruth Barth
Bessie Erickson-Wenz
Thank you for posting information on my grandmother's sister, Bessie Erickson, that later married Gus Wenz. I see you have provided info. at her find a grave site which is wonderful. I would like to say she was not born in Wisconsin. Bessie was born in Dakota Territory in 1883 before it became South Dakota in 1889. This was called Meade County, South Dakota.

Her father, John Erickson, had come to Dakota Territory and was on the 1880 census there. The census enumerator had him listed as single but he was not. He was a Swed from Sweden and figure he spoke very little English and so census taker more than likely had a hard time understanding him. Anyways, John Erickson had left his family in Wisconsin and came to Dakota Territory and made a Homestead claim and brought his wife and two oldest children to DT in Spring 1882. Soon, he and and his wife, Julia Thompson-Erickson, had a new baby girl named Bessie Erickson.

Hope this helps you. Thank you again, Ruthi Barth
Added by Ruth Barth on Aug 28, 2016 7:58 AM
Sandra Tanner
Gilbert LeeRoy Oliver
Monkey Cat,
Your information on Gilbert Lee Oliver of Stapleton Nebraska is wrong. When he died, the rumor was he was killed by a couple of MP's for smuggling pearls. That rumor and your story of him being killed by winning in a poker game are both wrong. My father, Gilbert's brother, had my Uncle's death investigated by the Navy. My father kept the report, and I now have it as my father, Vernard Jack Oliver, has passed away. The real cause of my Uncle's death was a ruptured congenital aneurysm on his brain. I can provide the documentation for the report. I would like this corrected.
Sincerely,
Sandy Tanner
Added by Sandra Tanner on Jun 02, 2016 11:31 AM
Mary Arvidson
St Joseph Cemetery-Stowell gravesite
Hi-I filled your request for Arthur Stowell. He is buried with his wife, Beatrice Stowell (1878-1963). Let me know if you create a memorial page for her and I will post the picture there too...Mary
Added by Mary Arvidson on May 18, 2016 8:28 PM
Cynthia Duris Hirst
RE: JOHN SANDERS
Yes, you can transfer John's memorial to me- 53934408. Although he died as a baby, he would be my 3rd cousin 1x removed. Thanks for asking.
Cynthia Duris Hirst #48592204.
Added by Cynthia Duris Hirst on Feb 03, 2016 12:08 AM
D. Gustafson-Nissen
Transfer Request
Would you kindly transfer Clara Allison #52757892
to me? She is my 2nd cousin and I would like to fill in the details and tie her to the rest of the family. My contributor number is: #47074587.

Thank you
Donna Nissen
Added by D. Gustafson-Nissen on Nov 15, 2015 3:01 PM
Laura
Duplicates
I was taking photos at the Loup Valley cemetery in Stapleton,NE and noticed quite a few duplicates. Just thought I bring it to your attention if you'd like to clean up the inventory on this cemetery. Thanks!
Added by Laura on Aug 22, 2015 1:25 PM
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