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99% of my grave hunting is in locations where I am not related to anyone. If someone I am managing is related to you, tell me the connection and ask for the transfer. Ask for all I have of a certain Surname if you want. I'm here to find them...managing them is, heh, just more work. And if I come across additional relatives to someone I transferred in the past, you'll be getting them without even asking.|
I am not a numbers guy. The ultimate would be to be able give away 9 out of 10 of my entries...to people related to those folks. I take a lot of photos in the summer...and then make entries all winter long. I do this to help family members that will never come to see the stones near me or, even better, had no idea where that relative was interred at all.
While I do this to have fun and learn about the locals...I have 2 pet peeves.
1. Burial Unknown. YAY...you found an obituary. This is Find A Grave...not find Some Info. A picture leads to an entry and I always check THAT cemeetery to see if the person is already there. I'm not looking thru all of the names of folks nobody has a clue where they are. Burial Unknowns are good for 30 days. After that MY entry is officially 'first'.
That leads me to the next pet peeve...
2. Plunking a person in a cemetery 'in the area'. If I find things like that I copy the info of the plunked memorial and paste it into the caption of MY gravestone photo on MY memorial. Then wait until someone MOVES their memorial to the correct cemetery...and try to tell me theirs was there the entire time.
Note: I consider any photo I post online to be Public Domain. You can use them where you like, just don't claim them as your own. Give credit (if at all) where it is due.
Now....back to the field of stones...
Cemeteries Worked :
::Hamilton County, IA::
Bethany - Completed
Blairsburg - Completed
Calvary - Completed
Cass - Completed
Evergreen, Jewell - In Process
First Presbyterian, Kamrar - Completed
Graceland - In Process
::Completed Sections in Graceland ::
Homewood - Completed
Liberty - Completed
Rose Grove - Completed
Saratoga - Completed
St Mary's - Completed
Williams - Completed
::Hardin County, IA::
Alden - In Process
::Completed Sections in Alden ::
::::Section 5 - Photographed
::::Section 6 - Photographed
Buckeye - Complete
:: Tama County
Crystal Twp Cemetery - Partial
::Webster County, IA::
Blanchard - Complete
Washington Twp Cemetery, Duncombe - In Process
::Wright County, IA::
French Church - Complete
Rose Hill - In Process
Monumenta - Partial
Lynden Cemetery - Partial
Haynie Cemetery - Partial
| Contributions to|
Find A Grave
13,184 Memorials Added
12,385 Memorials Managed
3 Photo Requests
436 Volunteer Photos Taken
19 Virtual Flowers
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|Ashley Brennan ||Thank you|
Thank you for change the date of my father death
Thank you for the unexpected recent transfers.
Added by A.A.Hinz on Mar 26, 2017 10:25 AM
Hi Michael. If you could please request photos for both of these. We have a very active group of photo volunteers at this cemetery and it helps us to verify the info. (Since findagrave only allows a limited number per week, I'm over my limits if I request for all the edits). I'll keep an eye out. Once the photos are posted, I'll process the updates. Thanks for helping keep us accurate.
Added by Pam on Mar 21, 2017 8:29 PM
|Teresa D.||Thank you|
Thank you for the transfer! You are so kind!
|Teresa D.||Memorial# 102463928|
I was wondering if you would mind transferring the above memorial to me. Lowell H. Irvin is my father and I would love to be able to manage his memorial. Thank you.
Thanks for all the transfers! I appreciate your kindness.
Added by Rosalie on Mar 18, 2017 9:55 AM
Thank you for the interest in my family member's memorial. The photo you have posted on this memorial is for a man born in 1905, the man of this memorial was born in 1860. Please communicate to me if there is an error about the memorial. If the wrong photo has been added, please remove it. Thank you very much for all of the work you do here at Find a Grave.
|Leslie Lewis||Arnold Lillegard photo|
Thank you so much! I was checking to see the spelling of Arnold's last name, plus I had records that disagreed with the death date. Looks like 1972 from the headstone.
Your time and effort to get a photo are much appreciated!
|Candy Johnson||Kenneth (Kenny) Lee monument picture|
Michael, I just want to thank you for taking and posting the beautiful pic of my sons monument at Graceland Cemetery in Webster City on Find a grave site! It turned out great and I really appreciate it. This is so nice of you to do this for people. Candy Johnson
|Love in Family||Vivian Hollander|
THank you for the given name and place of birth for this memorial. SHould you like a transfer of the same please let me know. Bren
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