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treerpgmo (#47324296)
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Genealogy has been a serious business for me since I was in grade school. I documented and discovered that my 3rd great-grandmother Laura A. (WHITMARSH) MILLER's parents Horace WHITMARSH & Clarissa Mitchell (WARNER) WHITMARSH were both Mayflower descendants. I tracked the surname GILMORE back to Capt. James GILMORE of Rockbridge Co, Virginia. (Thanks to the late Shelby GILMORE for his ground breaking research in the 1960-70s.) Turns out that he was present at the Battle of Yorktown where poor Cornwallis discovered that yes he would be famous but no not for something to land him in to #10 Downing Street. Other discoveres include proving Mennonite ancestry via the BINKLEY orig BINGELLI and STAUFFER lines.

Corrections & Questions: Use the S.A.C. for corrections and please differentiate facts from from suppositions and might be for the benefit of other researchers. Also if it's a question that I don't have an instant answer for that requires further research remember that the facts are the foundation for the solution. Correction and question e-mails should NOT be deletion requests as those requesting deletions are considered a nuisance and are treated accordingly. Include your e-mail address in the S.A.C. and you must have your findagrave.com messages visible to the public. If you are requesting links include the findagrave code number after each person.

Transfers: Most of the the virtual graves I manage are blood kin in some way. I don't transfer direct ancestors or very close relatives of my grandparents. For others that can happen if you are more closely related than me.

First: leave some kind of flower on the virtual grave in question. Use the correct e-mail (NOT a message on my profile) that includes your e-mail address (required) and tell me how you are related. If the person is someone I'm not related to I usually transfer these type immediately. (Unless you ask if you have other relatives buried in the same cemetery. In that case I might need that virtual grave as a reference point for easy access because non-relatives will not be in my internal database.) I probably know very little about a non-relative so someone who is a relative should manage them.

Second: If I am related but you are a closer relative to that person --- I will look at my internal database --- I may have questions for you! I may have active research that I conducting on that person and/or his/her near relatives. So just because I don't transfer a relative immediately doesn't mean no if I don't say no. Before I transfer a relative I back check my internal database to make sure what I have there matches findagrave. If you send in the "correction" additional facts, crosslinks to parents or other updated data I need to fix BOTH areas. I have also been known to transfer a group of graves for the same family. If I am doing a group transfer I also back check each cemetery to see if there are other relatives of the person who don't have virtual memorials but should. All of this takes TIME which is a precious commodity and when it is done it should be done right the first time.

The type of transfers I absolutely will not do are any type of these three:

#1 Any of my direct ancestors and other close relatives of my grandparents.
#2 To people who are bulk collectors of virtual graves that do not transfer outside of guidelines.
#3 To people who have harassed others on findagrave.

MY FAMILY:
These are direct line known surnames to my 7th great-grandparents. Note that on those from Norge I am trying to use "farm" names because surnames were not generally required by law till about 1900 in Norge. American & Canadian states/provinces are abbreviated in all caps. Other countries are spelled out preferably in that nation's first language. When you see a surname repeated that is because it is actually more than one unrelated surnames with the the surname coming closest to this current time listed first. Several of these families can be accessed through my multiple virtual cemeteries. Most of these, but not all, are public:
SPECIAL NOTES CONCERNING PARTICULAR AREAS:

Missouri: Mercer County, Lindley and Harrison Twsps and also the neighboring townships of Clay Twsp in Harrison County and Hamilton Twsp in Decatur Co, Iowa: I do have a particular interest and expertise in this area as four of my great-grandparents were from this area. If you need help in this area ask. What I don't know I most likely know who you need to talk to.

Maine: Hancock County, Swan's Island: Make sure you see http://www.swansisland.org/cemetery.htm for any virtual grave in this area that I either entered and/or left a candle on. This is the source for all of the information, including links to parents, gravestone photographs or documentation of the lack of one. If the person in question had the surname JOYCE or married one then they either were themselves or married a direct descendant of the SAMSON, STANDISH, and ALDEN families.

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Dorothy York Krueger
Elizabeth Bennett 1723-1756
Hi I am a recent F A G Contributor and I found iformation on www.familysearch.org a free website. There is a ID #9MPM-TYZ. Family Search put the date of 1723 in Abinhton,Plymouth, Mass. as her Birth year. in checking further another member of Family Search by the name of Bennitt J Norton, email bennett.norton@me.com has added John Bennett 1680-1721 as her Father & Elzabeth Lincoln Thaxter 1692-1762 as her mother. Hope this information helps on your search for Elizabeth # 63360841. Dorothy York Krueger
Added by Dorothy York Krueger on Aug 21, 2017 3:14 PM
Dorothy York Krueger
Elizabeth Bennett 1723-1756
Hi I am a recent F A G Contributor and I found iformation on www.familysearch.org a free website. There is a ID #9MPM-TYZ. Family Search put the date of 1723 in Abinhton,Plymouth, Mass. as her Birth year. in checking further another member of Family Search by the name of Bennitt J Norton, email bennett.norton@me.com has added John Bennett 1680-1721 as her Father & Elzabeth Lincoln Thaxter 1692-1762 as her mother. Hope this information helps on your search for Elizabeth # 63360841. Dorothy York Krueger
Added by Dorothy York Krueger on Aug 21, 2017 3:13 PM
Dorothy York Krueger
Elizabeth Bennett 1723-1756
Hi I am a recent F A G Contributor and I found iformation on www.familysearch.org a free website. There is a ID #9MPM-TYZ. Family Search put the date of 1723 in Abinhton,Plymouth, Mass. as her Birth year. in checking further another member of Family Search by the name of Bennitt J Norton, email bennett.norton@me.com has added John Bennett 1680-1721 as her Father & Elzabeth Lincoln Thaxter 1692-1762 as her mother. Hope this information helps on your search for Elizabeth # 63360841. Dorothy York Krueger
Added by Dorothy York Krueger on Aug 21, 2017 3:13 PM
zoomurray
thank you
Thank you for your edits to the Mayflower cemetery memorials. -Zoe
Added by zoomurray on Aug 19, 2017 10:58 AM
Karen Arnel
Malachi Lile #55891279
I've been helping a lady join DAR. To do that, we must connect son George Washington Lile, b. Nov. 1819, to father Malachi Lile, b.1778. We have not found source documentation that proves it. Is it possible you have any source information for the children listed on Malachi's memorial? Thank you for all your work!
Added by Karen Arnel on Aug 15, 2017 10:16 PM
Rhonda Brown
Raymond Hagan #84852518
I see you tagged me but there was no message other than name and number. I recently visited his grave and took the photos I posted. If it is a problem let me know and I will remove them. Thanks. Rhonda
Added by Rhonda Brown on Aug 15, 2017 5:23 AM
Sharon
Hazel Curtis Memorial #16045115
Would you please accept my edit so that Hazel can be linked to her father.

Thank you.

Sharon Klima
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Added by Sharon on Jul 31, 2017 2:41 PM
lynn lindvall
Salome Delano Weston and Solome D. Weston
Are these 2 memorials (#101753013 and #101753285) the same person? You created both memorials on the same day. They are both in plot 127, grave 4. There is just a slight spelling difference on the first name and the years on one are off by a year. Also one says no years on stone. I uploaded photo of stone on memorial #101753013. What do you think?

Lynn
Added by lynn lindvall on Jun 26, 2017 3:33 PM
Norman Dagen
William Henry Colvin
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Added by Norman Dagen on May 27, 2017 1:13 PM
JoAnne Leppo
Request to use bio of Andrew Warner
I am doing a website for my family, Douglass. My ancestor, Domini Douglass married a Warner, so I am also following that line.

I'd like to post the bio of Andrew Warner which is at:
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34938896.

This is the page that I would like to link it to:
https://joanneleppo.wixsite.com/douglassfamilystory/bios
Added by JoAnne Leppo on May 08, 2017 3:20 PM
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