Sharon

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Find a Grave ID
47715883

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Someone once asked me "Why do you submit so many photo requests?" I don't remember what I replied but if asked again I would say "Why not?"

The mission of Find A Grave is "to find, record and present final disposition information as a virtual cemetery experience." Its not about how many newspaper clippings or photos you can add. Its not about whether someone sailed on a certain ship or flew in a certain plane and its not about listing all the medals someone earned in the war. Its not about adding census records or marriage records or military records or obituaries. Its not even about linking all the family members, although the linking feature is a great perk!

Its about final disposition. Period. A memorial might have nothing more than a name, some dates and a cemetery, and it would fulfill the mandate of Find A Grave.

But a marker photo brings it all together. A marker photo is the visual representation of the final disposition! So if you see a memorial without a photo of the gravestone, cenotaph stone or memorial panel - go ahead, request one! Doing so will help others and you'll be using the site in the way it is intended! That is, to Find a Grave.

Someone once asked me "Why do you submit so many photo requests?" I don't remember what I replied but if asked again I would say "Why not?"

The mission of Find A Grave is "to find, record and present final disposition information as a virtual cemetery experience." Its not about how many newspaper clippings or photos you can add. Its not about whether someone sailed on a certain ship or flew in a certain plane and its not about listing all the medals someone earned in the war. Its not about adding census records or marriage records or military records or obituaries. Its not even about linking all the family members, although the linking feature is a great perk!

Its about final disposition. Period. A memorial might have nothing more than a name, some dates and a cemetery, and it would fulfill the mandate of Find A Grave.

But a marker photo brings it all together. A marker photo is the visual representation of the final disposition! So if you see a memorial without a photo of the gravestone, cenotaph stone or memorial panel - go ahead, request one! Doing so will help others and you'll be using the site in the way it is intended! That is, to Find a Grave.

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