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Joan (#46481386)
 member for 16 years, 4 months, 25 days
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Please understand that I have no control over the names, words and dates engraved on stones, written on death certificates or provided in obituaries. I didn't write them. I'm only providing those previously written words to you.

I have been an active contributor on this site for over 15 years, so yes it stands to reason that I have a fair number of memorials that I have entered, added to and lovingly care take even though they may not be a branch of my own family. It's quite possible that if I had not entered the memorial to begin with, you may not have been able to find them.

Individuals using this site need to realize that we are all volunteers and do not need to deal with abusive behavior or rudeness just because we won't make a transfer to someone who has registered two days or two months ago and want every memorial on the site with the surname of Jones. Or a transfer of a memorial of someone who they think just might be a fifth cousin, four times removed of their third ex-husband.

If you are new to this site, PLEASE read the "Frequently Asked Questions" located "HERE". If you take just a moment to familiarize yourself with these guidelines, it will definitely help yours and everyone else's state of mind, blood pressure and headaches. Just a hint, most people will not respond to your liking when bullying tactics are used.

If you will please use the "Edit" tab located on each memorial, I will be more than happy to correct, edit or add information to a memorial that is meaningful. I will not add all of the information from the past ten census records that have been released or any distasteful or disturbing messages.

Please be kind. We all make mistakes from time to time. If I have made a mistake or created a duplicate memorial later than one you have created, please use the "Edit" tab and send me the correction or let me know of the duplication and it will be taken care of quickly.

I will make transfers using the "Guidelines" if they are not a relative of mine. I will transfer your children, siblings, parents, grandparents or great-grandparents. All other requested transfers will be considered if you use the "Edit" feature and state your relationship or intended need for the memorial.

Lastly and most importantly, there are so many absolutely wonderful people that use Find-A-Grave! I am very appreciative for all of the suggested corrections, additional information and photos that have been provided. Please don't allow the rude, abusive and sometimes rather bizarre behavior of individuals to curb your enthusiasm or your want to help others.

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Please add Bio for Phoebe Campbell Burris
Can you please send me an email address so that I can send you a bio for Phoebe Campbell Burris that has been written by her Granddaughter? Would you prefer that she join Find A Grave and ask for a transfer of her family members? JEH # 485-31678
Added by JFH on Sep 23, 2017 9:11 PM
Julia Runge 1952
Hi. Are you related to Julia? if so, please contact me. I have a question.
Added by Marcy TANTER on Sep 06, 2017 10:31 AM
L Moses
Mem 174777293 George White
I am working on a historical project looking for the veterans who served in the Civil War and are related to Calhoun County, IL. The above soldier I believe is on of my missing in action men. Although he was from Illinois he signed up with a Missouri regiment as St. Louis was just across the Mississippi from Calhoun. I am hoping that somewhere in your records for this memorial you have his Regimental Unit as the 6th MO INF. If you have a photograph of the headstone that would be excellent.
Thank you in advance for your efforts,

L. Moses
Added by L Moses on Sep 05, 2017 3:09 PM
Judy Grubb
Albert Hammond
I see you have a picture of his headstone on the site you created in Nov. However, I have a site for him that I created in March which has links to it 143311949. Would you be kind enough to add your photo to my site and delete yours or combine the two sites. I do not know how to combine sites so any help would be appreciated.
Thank you
Added by Judy Grubb on Sep 02, 2017 7:11 AM
Judy Grubb
Albert Hammond
Added by Judy Grubb on Sep 02, 2017 7:08 AM
William Mills
Hattie Buck Furman
Please consider removing the photo from memorial # 20411197. She wasn't married to Luke Short, the famous gunfighter. Hetty J. Buck (born in New York) married James M. Furman in 1884, and they had children together for the next twenty years. Hattie Beatrice Buck (born in ILL) married Luke Short in 1887. Thank You, William
Added by William Mills on Aug 22, 2017 2:53 PM
Carrie Romero
Hi Joan looking for info on the Cain family or book
Added by Carrie Romero on Aug 22, 2017 9:05 AM
Question about Kate Whitcomb
Hi Joan,

I've got an April 1886 picture of the E. W. Whitcomb residence located on 18th Street which is stamped C. D. Kirkland Photo from Cheyenne WY . This photo was in my grandparent's family photographs so I looked up EW Whitcomb and the only one in WY is Find A Grave #20778298 whose wife is Kate Whitcomb #20778325. I noticed you added portrait and family photos for both memorials.

Under the assumption that by having these photos you might know more about Kate's family, I'm wondering if you know if she has any Specht, Roberts, Shelton, Waltz, Stevens, Stark, Sears, or Speak relatives? Just trying to find a link or reason why my ancestors kept this photo.

Thanks for your time!

Noel Fiems

Added by Oompa on Aug 21, 2017 2:22 AM
Eric in Memphis
Charles Westmoreland (155474072)

A duplicate (180364622) has been created recently of your memorial to Charles Westmoreland. I appears to have been created by a relative and includes links to other family members. It is also the only memorial created by this other person.

I leave it to you to decide whether to merge, delete, or contact the other manager to eliminate this duplication.

Added by Eric in Memphis on Aug 11, 2017 4:44 PM
Glorya Hall
Esther Forsythe Jones
Joan - I would very much like to talk to you I believe we are related.
My Grandmother was Gladys Lalone (Vandine) Spencer her birth-mother was Maude Forsythe but she was given up for adoption in 1905. Her birth name was Gladys Eileen Forsythe.

Glorya Hall
Added by Glorya Hall on Aug 08, 2017 7:49 PM
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