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I want to give a special thanks to all the people that have created, photographed or played any part in the creation and maintenance of any Ancestry memorials, especially ones related to my family, also a sincere thanks to those that transferred memorials of my family members to me. Wishing everyone a very healthy and prosperous 2017|
our dearly departed Cat, you left us much too soon and we miss you every day~
Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there, I do not sleep
I am in a thousand winds that blow
I am the softly falling snow
I am the gentle showers of rain
I am the fields of ripening grain
I am in the morning hush
I am in the graceful rush
Of beautiful birds in circling flight
I am the starshine of the night
I am in the flowers that bloom
I am in a quiet room
I am the birds that sing
I am in each lovely thing
Do not stand at my grave and cry
I am not there I do not die
by Mary Elizabeth Frye 1932
For what it is worth, I want to thank all the selfless members who volunteer to honor and respect those who have passed before us, and to wish strength to those that might have lost a loved one recently. To sincerely thank them for the countless hours that they have contributed walking the cemeteries photographing, creating & or maintaining memorials, and sharing that information with the millions that would not be able to see it otherwise.
I find it such an honor to be able to join people that have been separated for so long, especially children that died at birth, or passed at a very young age, often separated by many miles and years. Even if just virtual connection it always gives me a special feeling knowing that others might not have to dig around to find they even existed in the first place.
Please remember that I always try to portray as accurate data as possible and that I am a volunteer doing this out of the kindness of my heart. I have joined thousands of individual graves with their loved ones that are not even related to me and do this in hopes that it helps others in the future, please remember this before jumping to harsh conclusions and that this is also a work in progress and we can all make mistakes or interpret documents differently.
I thought I might borrow what Jeff Gonyea on his Find a Grave profile:
"We don't "own" the memorials we manage - they are not ours. We may create them, we may update them, we may transfer them to others - we are but stewards. They are Find A Grave memorials of human beings, departed. They are not "friends" on a social media network website to be collected like baseball trading cards. And there's no prize for the one who dies with the most.
The reward (for me) comes from maintaining the most accurate and dignified memorials I can. What we record becomes history, and a record in someone else's family tree. We have a responsibility to do a good job of it. It's a privilege and honor."
Well put Jeff, and I just wish more of the people could soak these words of wisdom in.
*If you volunteer on this website and decide you no longer want to maintain memorials, please transfer your records to someone who has an active account and are willing to take over management of the memorials. I am one of many willing to take over records. This really will help reduce duplicates.
You can email email@example.com if you have someone who has accepted stewardship over the memorials you added. Please send in their member number with your email. Feel free to contact me should you wish that someone maintain the memorials you have created. Thanks!*
(Borrowed from another FAG Contributor)
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|Delline Mason||Joseph St. John Goodall|
I am looking for information on my grandparents, Joseph St. John Goodall and Beulah Novilla Goodall, and found the page you did for him. You have as one of his children, Gene Goodall. I have never heard of this person and believe this is wrong. There are also other children of his that are not listed. I do have information on some of them. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
|InfoSeeker||Correction for Leonard Knoblock|
Leonard KNOBLOCK was not married to Zina CEPLINA. I checked the marriage records at the courthouse in Marathon County, WI. Zina married Leonard's brother, Charles William KNOBLOCK on 29 Apr 1953 and they divorced on 18 Nov 1955. I have linked the memorial pages for Charles & Zina. It would be great if you could remove the link between Leonard & Zina. Thank you.
|Cheri||Joseph Lewis brittain|
I'm sorry it's taken me some time to respond to your question about Joseph'Lewis Brittain, son of Burrell Mosley Brittain, Find A Grave page #28666566.
I found the Death Record for Joseph on www.familysearch.org.
Texas Deaths 1890-1976
Joseph Lewis Brittain
B. 03/18/1884 TX
D. 02/18/1969 Sinton, San Patricio, TX
Father: B.M. Brittain
Mother: Martha Dillard
GS film #2137327
Digital Folder #005144862
I hope this clarifies Joseph's name for you.
Added by Cheri on May 14, 2017 8:43 PM
|Doy G||NANCY SENTENEY|
I appreciate you contacting me. I confess to a little confusion. I have Nancy connected to Burrell Bridwell. In the 1850 census, Burrell is 41 <1809> and his wife Nancy is 38 <1812>. M records, as they stand now, show the Nancy dau of Lewis and Lydia, as born 1813-1815, so it seems reasonable that that is the Nancy who was the wife of Burrell. However, the Nancy that I currently show as the wife of Burrell(at Find A Grave) is the Nancy b. 1819. So -- I don't know if there were TWO Nancy Senteneys.... ??? That is what my records show now, but I don't know how to prove what is actually correct.
Thank you, Doy
Added by Doy G on May 13, 2017 9:04 PM
|william poma||John Senteny|
Hi Joe , I found record of Lewis married
Lydia in Mason co in 1804 . I also have from 1810 census and 1830 census from Mason for John and his family , Lydia live in Indiana with her kids
And Lewis . Lydia lay to rest in Indiana . and John is in Old Union Cemetery with wife . So was John and Lewis brothers , John was marred in 1792 to Elizabeth . I will do more research to find out mayme John and Lewis were the say marrieds to both . Don't know
Thanks Bill Poma
Hi Joe , I take a look to see what I have on
John and Elizabeth .
Thanks Bill Poma
|Lynda Kennedy||HARDY FIELD|
Do you have the section number and plot number? if not you can call the cemetery at 281-332-3111 and they will look it up for you. I will be happy to go photograph the marker/monument for you.
|C. T. Lewis||Bernice Irene Dixon Walker|
Your changes and notes have been added.
|Bev Key||Sacfield and Job Walker|
Joseph, thanks for the additional family information provided on Sacfield Walker and his son, Job Walker. Are you related to them? My sister and I recently cleaned up the Walker Cemetery in LaGrange, GA. If you would like more information, please contact me at my email address on Find A Grave [Bev Key]. I will credit your name for this biographical information. Thanks!
Added by Bev Key on Apr 25, 2017 7:16 AM
|Floyd Lanny Martin||Vines|
I was in the Texas City Rebels as equipment manager and head coach with the Vines many years ago. My son was Robby Martin. I too was very saddened by your loss.
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