Denise

Member for
4 years · 5 months · 19 days
Find A Grave ID
48812969

Bio

I try to upload memorials that are more or less for family, maybe distant relatives as well. A few unrelated local memorials are managed here. I have tried to help others by going to local cemeteries and have taken a few photos that may not have been requested, so I posted them.

If my pictures were added to your memorial, feel free to use them as you wish. I try to fulfill requests. Some cemeteries have a lot of graves that are unmarked. Another portion of graves will have a stone on them, but it might not exactly be for the individual requested... maybe for other family members, etc. I still take shots of the plot and add them to show that there is no stone or to show what is inscribed on the stone there. Many of those shots are not very close up so you can see part or all of the plot. When graves are unmarked I usually place a flower so you can see about where the grave is. I try to use maps when they are available, hoping that I've located the grave sites accurately. My statistics as of writing this are as follows for Fernwood (for 385 grave sites): 24% of graves have a stone for your requested loved one. 58% have NO STONE at all. 18% have a stone for other people in the plot... This is not to say that most graves are unmarked. It just may be why your requests have not been fulfilled... because many of the requests happen to be unmarked graves. My guess is that maybe 33% of the graves at Fernwood are totally unmarked, I could be wrong. Most of the photo requests that are filled are ones that can be verified using online sources, like Ancestry.com's burial book, which ends in the early 1920's. So the grave sites in question are OLD, not new. The "ratio" of graves without stones to those with stones might be better for newer graves. ***If you include the section and lot on your request, the chances that it will be filled are much better, as Fernwood is very large.

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