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Marvin & Samme Templin (444,999 Memorials)
We completed a survey of all known cemeteries in McMinn County plus transcribed McMinn County death certificates from 1914-1955.
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Surnames we are reseaching: Marvin's lineage = Templin, Click, Bryant, Sisk, Smith, Waddell, Gross. Samme's lineage = Carpenter, Simpson, Hutsell, Julian, Warren
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Angie Robinson (206,875 Memorials)
Support The Robert E. Coulter, Jr. Post 1941
of The American Legion, LaGrange IL. Fall Fest


Major Robert E. Coulter, Jr. Memorial
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Ron West (167,558 Memorials)
I am a bit of a fan of history and I love the history you find in cemeteries. My favorites are the old pioneer cemeteries of the west.

For those of you that are looking for forgotten relatives, loved ones, friends and family, I just want to say to you that I do what I do here on Find A Grave, for you. No one should be forgotten! We may not all ... (read more)
 
Michael Harrington (159,897 Memorials)
שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם

I will be the first one to go out of his way to help you out any way I can. I am more than happy to make additions, corrections or to transfer memorials to you providing it falls within the Find a Grave guidelines. It would really help if yo... (read more)
 
Paul R (221,187 Memorials)
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Please use the edit tab to ask for updates. Please use the free-form entry ('Suggest any other change or correction') only if there is no category for your change.

For transfers, please use the edit tab, then 'Suggest any other change or correction'.
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I am retired so I have t... (read more)
 
GerbLady (244,110 Memorials)
Rules are rules, and in this case, guidelines are rules. Please abide by them. They aren't that difficult.
A J Marik, Apr 13, 2013, Help Forum

The FAQs are definitely guiderules...or are they rulelines? No matter. The FAQs *absolutely* detail site policy and all members are expected to follow them and abide by them.
A J Marik, Nov 30, 2011... (read more)
 
International Wargraves Photography Project (1,946,724 Memorials)
The IWPP was created in September 2005 by Carina and Gary Nelson. Carina is Swedish born whose Grandfather served on the King's Guard of Sweden. Gary is a retired Staff Sergeant of the Washington DC Air National Guard, a retired Police Sergeant as well as retired from the Federal Government.

Beginning May 28, 2012 Carina and Gary relocated to... (read more)
 
Dave (209,194 Memorials)
 
III (483,237 Memorials)
 
jlong (245,955 Memorials)
If you have found a family member Memorial on Find A Grave then you are the recipient of some kindness and effort on the part of a volunteer. Someone once said that creating Memorials on FAG is like the proverbial Message-in-a-bottle— being cast out onto the sea of the internet, waiting to be found and linked back to a family. I enjoy creating those M... (read more)
 
T.V.F.T.H. (2,062,636 Memorials)
**Please use the new edit functions - you can easily enter DOB/DOD and link information, and then I can hit the Approve button. If you choose not to, it can take up to 30 days for me to make your edits.**

Rudeness will be ignored.

I enjoy documenting graves so that others can find their kin easily & accurately. For every memoria... (read more)
 
Twist (201,335 Memorials)
Hello.

I am in Michigan. I am not related to 99.999% of my entries, but have added them with the hope that other researchers who have come to a dead end may be helped. With respect to those entries, I have no other information available as I have tried to include as much info as I have.

PROCEDURES FOR LINKS, ADDING OR CHANGING INFO, T... (read more)
 
ProgBase (472,309 Memorials)
I'm trying to find lots of records for people looking for their ancestors. For those concerned about following the rules, "Please limit the number of "Suggest A Correction" requests you send to an individual contributor to no more than 20 per week." If you insist on blasting out thirty or forty in a short time, I'm more likely to make mistakes trying ... (read more)
 
Sally - Midcoast Maine (156,513 Memorials)
Thanks to everyone who sends edits and posts photo's. I think it is great seeing the missing info getting filled in.

I will transfer management regardless of relation; however I will keep my direct family memorials.

Feel free to use my photos, they are there for everyone to use.


 
Donna McPherson (148,598 Memorials)
Please should you see any duplicates I have done please let me know. Names may not appear the same but is a duplicate so please let me know.

SHOULD YOU SEE ANY YOU WOULD LIKE TRANSFERRED PLEASE DO NO HESITATE TO LET KNOW. I WILL NOT TRANSFER FROM PUBLIC MESSAGES ONLY ON EACH MEMORIAL UNDER EDIT THEN UNDER SUGGESTIONS, LISTING YOUR FINDAGRAVE MEM... (read more)
 
Rita Osborne (192,833 Memorials)
Please use the "NEW" editing system when you are sending suggestions. This includes Links to Parents and Spouse, birth and death information.
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JUSTICE FOR Aubrie Strode-Dunn

Carmen... (read more)
 
Frank K. (203,864 Memorials)
My contributions are in honor of those, who walked before us, no disrespect is intended whatsoever by my submissions to this website.
BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER, WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES. AND THIS IS A HOBBY, SOME OF US HAVE REAL JOBS.

“There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is cons... (read more)
 
MillieBelle (145,393 Memorials)
Transfers - FAG TRANSFER POLICY:
How do I get a relative's memorial transferred to me?
First, Determine if you really need the memorial transferred to you for management. Transferring of management should only be requested If you have extensive changes to make to a memorial. You can add photos and suggest corrections without having to reque... (read more)
 
Stuart Strout Woodside Skolfield (217,154 Memorials)
I guess I was 12 when my uncle George started telling me of my family roots, and gave me a lot of research. If you see any information that is not correct, please let us know. More than happy to make corrections and add relationship links to other memorials, but am curtailing (not stopping) transferring memorials due to growing misunderstanding of what ... (read more)
 
Lin (195,706 Memorials)
***Character is much easier kept than recovered.

***Conflicting information submitted or requesting memorial name changes = Provide official documentation or source of any other definitive proof.

***Genealogy queries - Refer to genealogy sites.

***Transfers - Refer to Find a Grave guidelines. Transfers will ... (read more)
 
Judy Mayfield (214,896 Memorials)
Find A Grave's mission is 'graves registration'.

Please specify your relationship when requesting transfers. I am no longer transfering outside the Findagrave guidelines.

Due to the growing popularity of the website I have been getting multiple transfer requests for the same memorial from several different contributors. Trying to... (read more)
 
James Bianco (141,074 Memorials)
I am a native and resident of Western MA. (Springfield / Westfield).





*Note: Currently I am processing submitted edits and adding bio details in the morning each day, as I have a number of outside projects taking up most of my afternoons and evenings. As the cooler weather approaches I will resume processing updates more frequen... (read more)
 
Rich H. (143,204 Memorials)
Some changes sent to me to update memorials that went to my Spam mailbox, were accidentally deleted. Please resend me your requests if I haven't gotten back to you.

I authorize anyone to use my Find a Grave images in Wikipedia or their own family research, under the creative commons attribution license cc-by-2.5, where the attribution is 'R.E.H.'... (read more)
 
Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele (185,355 Memorials)
PLEASE NOTE:

When making requests for edits or transfer, please use the SAC (suggest a correction) method from the edit tab on that memorial. Sorry, edits or transfers will not be made from emails or wall postings, which would be needlessly inefficient--and your request will be removed from the wall. If you need assistance in usi... (read more)
 
John Evans (154,726 Memorials)
Please do not post Death Certificates on my memorials.

Please use the edit tab on the memorial to send a correction or suggestion so that I know what memorial you are referring to. When it is on my Bio page it is much harder to find.


When requesting a transfer use the edit tab on the memorial

From F-A-G
"Explain your relatio... (read more)
 
Graves (728,612 Memorials)
I'm recently retired and ready to start a new life. I still want to spend time working on Find-a-Grave as I enjoy it but I do plan to spend less time on-line and more time in the world.

I'm caught up to about Aug 25 correction suggestions

Many already know that I transfer memorials liberally, but if you didn't know, now you do. If you wa... (read more)
 
Susan Ing (171,605 Memorials)
I live in Maplewood Missouri.
I can go to several cemeteries for pictures.
Please let me know if we can help. My helper is my 13 pound dog Lola who chases the birds and other critters around while I look for tombstones.

My family names that I am working on are Strang, Durham, Franks, Ing/Inge, Pickering, Marlow, Gonia, Bridges, Asher, Abbo... (read more)
 
JOHN SVADBIK (161,418 Memorials)
 
Tony & Cindy Lloyd (234,220 Memorials)
I live in Nebraska and recently took over the Genealogy torch from my grandmother. I have had numerous people take photos of cemetery stones for me and I thought I would like to do the same for others. My wife Cindy helps to take photos, enter names, and deal with the thousands of corrections.

Special thanks goes out to Jenn O. (#47041892) for a... (read more)
 
Headstone Genealogist (428,093 Memorials)
 
Robert "Rob" Weller (208,294 Memorials)
***PLEASE READ CAREFULLY IN ITS ENTIRETY***

I WILL NOT MAKE ADDITIONS OR CORRECTIONS FROM EMAILS.

Please submit any additions,corrections, biographies,requests for transfer, or family links to me under "EDIT" and "SUGGEST A CORRECTION" on the memorial site.
IF YOU DO NOT INCLUDE FAMILY LINK NUMBERS, LINKS WILL NOT BE MADE. PLEASE DOUB... (read more)
 
Sue (144,090 Memorials)
 
David Woody (350,868 Memorials)
I am retired. Enjoy baseball (Atlanta Braves) and many other hobbies. I believe Find A Grave.com is a wonderful idea and hopefully more people will help identify a lot of the ones that have passed before us. I especially enjoy following some of the older graves especially those who fought in the civil war and have photos. This is so interesting to think... (read more)
 
Mookie (202,107 Memorials)
 
Erice Wilcox (262,686 Memorials)
Once again I have had to remove my message board. Why? Cause people us it for the wrong reason. Request must be made according to Find A Grave guidelines. No corrections or transfers will be made from message board.

Retired ordained minister and husband to Mary Barton Wilcox, artist and author whose books "First Rose" and "First of Ever" address... (read more)
 
KChaffeeB (169,990 Memorials)
Thank you so much to the volunteers who not only list the information but also provide a photograph of the stones.

I'm 12th Generation American, directly decended from Thomas Chaffee (1635) and as such the Chaffee's and allied families are my interest.

The faq's are an amazing repository of information for FAG. You'll also learn a lot... (read more)
 
Barb Destromp (152,853 Memorials)
*Please be considerate on the amount of Edits sent in one day..

*Please ask for permission to use my photos on other websites.

*I am always happy to add additional information, create links, or make corrections. I try to do this as soon as possible. Please use the edit tab when sending the information.
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PLEASE NOTE
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Mom (271,614 Memorials)
 
Islington (153,010 Memorials)
please no suggest a corrections on my message board they will be deleted, use sac functions

Please use Suggest a Correction Button for links, dates and name changes, do not send me a note in a S.A.C. asking for me to do it. i will delete it.

WE DO MAKE TRANSFERS WITHIN THE 4 GENERATION "FIND A GRAVE" GUIDELINES WHICH ARE:
Spo... (read more)
 
Cyndi (564,923 Memorials)
Please use the edit tab on the memorial to suggest corrections, request additional information be added, or to request a transfer.

Thanks
 
Christina (185,172 Memorials)
I was a professional photographer for eleven years and a few years ago I found that I enjoy photographing cemeteries. Most important to me is that others are able to see a picture of a loved one's grave.

I am happy to fill requests for many of the local cemeteries in the Twin Cities in including Fort Snelling, Oakland, Roselawn, Elmhurst, and Fo... (read more)
 
Chris Mills (456,566 Memorials)
Messages are enabled on my profile but please use the Edit tab in the upper right corner of the memorials for all edits and transfer requests!. I will not be responsible for any edits or transfer requests left as messages, I may see them and get to them but I may not.

If you are asking for a transfer either make sure you are logged into... (read more)
 
A.Firefly (1,159,797 Memorials)
If there is a change you can enter into the drop-down SAC (Suggest a Correction) system, please do so.

If you send me census data or death-index cut-and paste lists, I will assume that all information that you can enter into the drop-downs, has been entered there. I will not enter lists of non-expounded data.

If you send me obits, I will... (read more)
 
John Smolarek (214,654 Memorials)
Hi. Most of the memorials are for family to find and to ask for the management be transferred to them. All others: use the Edit function in the upper right of a memorial for corrections and suggestions.
 
Joanna (422,132 Memorials)
I am British, married to an American who has raised her children in the United Arab Emirates.
In looking at my Scottish ancestry I found a BIG GAP so my current mission is to address this and add in some of my own relatives and those of others I come accross.

I also like having grave photos in the tree so hats off to the people that add them... (read more)
 
RobMinteer57 (930,318 Memorials)
A big "Thank You" goes out to everyone who sends any info and links for the memorials I've added. I regret that I cannot thank each of you individually, although with the new Edit system you now get computer-generated acknowledgements that your suggested changes and/or additions have been accepted.

I got interested in Family History in 2007, a... (read more)
 
Bob & Nancy Cannon (158,764 Memorials)
Find a Grave's mission is to find, record and present final disposition information. Read more on left side of this page by clicking on "Help with Find A Grave".

IF you are calculating the DOB & DOD & are assuming birth & death locations, please advise, through edit on the memorial, so that a note may be added to the memorial.

Please do n... (read more)
 
LostGeneration (146,710 Memorials)
We are all volunteers here - be courteous.

I do not respond to transfer requests or edits left as messages on this page. Please use the Edit system.

I try to check every edit I receive. Don't be offended if I have a question or ask for your source. It's a good thing.

Regarding edits - I do not copy and paste obituaries or othe... (read more)
 
John C. Anderson (430,627 Memorials)
My interest of documenting cemeteries began with a request to help on an Eagle Scout project in 2001.

Since I love creating and working with databases, digital photography and genealogy, what better combination!

I've documented many Howard Co. Indiana and Montclam Co. Michigan cemeteries with thousands of tombstone photos. My largest co... (read more)
 
Susanna Parrish Allen (185,644 Memorials)
The only truly dead are those who have been forgotten.

Jewish Proverb

 

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