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Carol (#46859893)
 member for 10 years, 11 months, 27 days
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Thanks to a lady named Annette and the photo she placed on Find A Grave, I was able to break through a brick wall in my quest to document the family tree. Since then I've placed a number of requests. I am very grateful to the folks who took pictures and filled those requests.

I pretty much limit myself to taking pictures in the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio of San Francisco. It's an absolutely beautiful place with lawn that would make any gardener envious and with breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay.

If there is anything I put up on this web site that needs correcting or that you would like me to remove, please let me know. If you would like me to transfer a memorial to you, please let me know. Be sure you are logged in and then use the edit tab. With the exception of my own family's memorials, I would be happy to make the transfer.

Through Find A Grave I've been privileged to come in contact with some really wonderful people. This is a team effort and it is amazing how this database has grown. It is fun, even though it can occasionally be awkward when I tell someone I take tombstone pictures. :-) There have been many kind e-mails and public messages. While it is always nice to get a pat on the back, that is not why I do it. I do it in the hopes that what I do might help others as much as the work of others has helped me. Over the years there have been a few disagreements, very few. With an exchange of private e-mails disagreements usually get worked out. That is part of the teamwork. But I find public messages that are not polite to be uncalled for. I was raised to believe that you praise in public and criticize in private.
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Messages left for Carol (155)[Leave Message]
A Horan
RE: CPT John Alexander
No problem at all, thank you for being thoughtful to let me know. I'll take another photo for you, anyway, a close-up photo, and post it on his memorial.

Thanks again!
Added by A Horan on Aug 10, 2017 6:24 AM
Linda Claxton 💕
RE: John Alexander Graham, Jr # 182203966
You're very welcome. There's a good chance there never was a marker since he is buried alone and doesn't own the plot.
Added by Linda Claxton 💕 on Aug 09, 2017 2:26 PM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Transfer & thank you
Hello,
Thank you for your generosity in transferring:
James Wickman # 102728272
to my care.
With your help, I have successfully connected him with one of his two wives.
As I receive more information, I will be adding to Our shared memorial.
With sincerest appreciation,
Marcia
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Aug 02, 2017 2:44 PM
Kimberly Shows Phillips
RE: Charles B Fisher # 104640130
Hi there,
I really don't have any interest in having ownership. Charles B Fisher is just a second cousin in my family tree, that's why I had the information to update.
I appreciate you asking though!
Blessings,
Kim
Added by Kimberly Shows Phillips on Jul 22, 2017 11:49 PM
Samantha
Mooseau
You keep. I was just working on a related abandoned memorial.

Happy hunting, Samantha
Added by Samantha on Jul 11, 2017 9:39 AM
13th Generation Fairbanks in America
Mrs. Devine
Thanks for your message. Mrs.. Devine is being buried on Monday. I planned to complete her memorial once she is interred. She will most likely appear in the gravesite locator on Tuesday or Wednesday. Thanks for taking photos in San Fran Nat. Warm regards.
Added by 13th Generation Fairbanks... on Jun 24, 2017 6:27 PM
Tony
Lt Castaneda
Carol,Thank you very for his memorial.
Very much appreciated.
Tony #47235247
Added by Tony on Jun 24, 2017 8:28 AM
Alvin Poole
RE: William Schlekau # 159772090
your welcome, is the correct spelling Schlekau or kan, Alvin
Added by Alvin Poole on Jun 13, 2017 6:44 AM
Suszie
Anna Hopkins
Thank You for the memorial transfer.
Added by Suszie on Jun 08, 2017 8:06 PM
Lleeah
RE: Alice E. Smalley Mansfield # 146993971
You're very welcome. I don't think there was one to begin with as is the situation with her husband. I'll try to get his area photo when I go back. You can check with the office but the map didn't show a headstone. These sections have a high percentage that are not marked and they are usually individual and not family plots so they were purchased 'as needed'. The cemetery is very well maintained so even the very old flat makes have not been lost to the earth yet.
Added by Lleeah on May 31, 2017 2:04 PM
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