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Jim Cox (136,001 Memorials)
I enjoy genealogy and have been doing it on and off for the past 25 years. Our group - Cemetery Seekers are currently working in reading each cemetery in the counties listed below and entering information from the actual reading of the cemetery. Those counties include Allen County, IN, Adams County, IN ( I am the Co-Coordinator for INGenWeb for this c... (read more)
 
Wilton Golson (136,565 Memorials)
INACTIVE

PLEASE SEND ANY AND ALL CORRECTION TO EDIT@FINDAGRAVE.COM
 
Marvin & Samme Templin (446,804 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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Tony & Cindy Lloyd (221,334 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 Edward L. Lipscomb (#4765... (read more)
 
Ron West (166,226 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 all may not b... (read more)
 
Erice Wilcox (262,033 Memorials)
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" addresses life after death. Available through Tate Publishers at https://www.tatepublishing.com/booksto... (read more)
 
RobMinteer57 (929,779 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)
 
Glenn Geirland (135,367 Memorials)
I am trying to put in as many records as I can find.
Have been getting some good feed back and a lot of thank
you's, just helping someone find an ancestry is worth
it all. I have a lot of pictures I have been working with the Clinton County Cemetery Restoration Project for the last 8 years we are a group of guys that repair the stones and strai... (read more)
 
Robert "Rob" Weller (208,415 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)
 
Joanna (290,824 Memorials)
I am British, married to an American who has raised her children in the United Arab Emirates. I live in Abu Dhabi and work for the public heath system.

I got into graves on 2011 on a visit to the USA to see some long lost relatives. I like seeing people in their rightful resting place and love that FindAGrave is free so anyone can look for thei... (read more)
 
Paul R (198,183 Memorials)
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Please use the edit tab and SAC to ask for a transfer or update.
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I am retired so I have time to walk through the cemeteries and take pictures. In mid July 2010 I started a project to record as many memorials for the cemeteries in my county (Broome, NY) with pictures that I could. Thi... (read more)
 
Frank K. (190,109 Memorials)
BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER, WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES. AND THIS IS A HOBBY, SOME OF US HAVE REAL JOBS.

I NEED YOUR HELP: Check out the virtual cemetery on the right. Maybe you can help finding these folks' final resting places.

Contact:
DasMachtDochNix1( a t )gmail( d o t )com

Born in Germany in the 60's and growing up in Be... (read more)
 
Lorie (140,935 Memorials)
The Key To Any Puzzle Is Laying Down The First Piece...... ~Lorie

That is my philosophy when it comes to my FAG contributions.

In my travels, I have seen many different methods, processes and preferences among the FAG members and everyone is entitled to the way they do things - as long as it is historically sound. I am a 30 year dat... (read more)
 
ProgBase (470,177 Memorials)
I am involved in a wedding, so please take it easy on the SACs, I will get far enough behind as it is.

Please do not write "encyclopedias" in the comments section of the new-style SACs - I am unable to copy and paste them into the bio.
I'm trying to find lots of records for people looking for their ancestors. For those concerned about followi... (read more)
 
John Evans (143,230 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)
 
Donna McPherson (141,758 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 BUT I WILL NOT TRANSFER FROM EMAILS OR PUBLIC MESSAGES ONLY THROUH THE EDIT SCREEN ON EACH MEMORIAL.

The biggest part o... (read more)
 
Graves (727,587 Memorials)
Thank you for all of the corrections.

Please use links for birth/death, name, relationship, etc... for updating memorials.

The 'Suggest other change' edits take longer to process and should only be used for bios, transfer requests and questions.

When submitting additions for the bio section, please type exactly what you want pos... (read more)
 
MillieBelle (138,618 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)
 
Twist (178,498 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)
 
III (483,341 Memorials)
 
KBrownst (168,572 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)
 
Michael Harrington (158,159 Memorials)
Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This does not include Cousins, Aunts or Uncles. Nor does it include your neighbor or BFF.

"The goal at Find A Grave should not be to manage all of your family members. If you have information to add, you should suggest it to the current manager and they should make the chan... (read more)
 
john gibney (127,404 Memorials)
 
John Smolarek (193,574 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.
 
Michelle ❤❤💕❤❤ (126,700 Memorials)
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Proud Findagrave Member since August 30, 2007

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SG (171,743 Memorials)
This is such a wonderful FREE sight! I have been researching my family lines for years and find it extremely frustrating when memorial owners will neither transfer my family member to me for editing or add any of the documented edits I send to them. I figure its one more way to share my research with others!

PLEASE use the NEW <... (read more)
 
T.V.F.T.H. (1,834,288 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.

A note about bio info: if you submit something to be put in a bio, I will put "~courtesy of ____... (read more)
 
Judy Mayfield (212,085 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)
 
Lin (174,361 Memorials)
Concerning excessive new edits - Edits not acted on, the change is automatically made in 3 weeks.

S.A.C edits - Allow 30 days.

Time is not available for volume information. Verified, pertinent, biographical information will be included.

TRANSFERS - Within guidelines of Find a Grave. Transfers will not be made... (read more)
 
Barb Destromp (147,443 Memorials)
Please note in June 2014:

Unfortunately memorials were affected by a data corruption problem that hit Find A Grave on June 21st. Many memorials across the system now have incorrect photos attached, links that lead to incorrect memorials, and are managed by people other than the contributor who created them.

If you find photos added to the... (read more)
 
Christina (181,748 Memorials)
I am happy to fill requests for many of the local cemeteries including Fort Snelling, Oakland, Roselawn, Elmhurst, and Forest Lawn. You are welcome to request a photo by leaving a message on my contributor page.

I was a professional photographer for eleven years and a few years ago I found that I enjoy photographing cemeteries. I'm not concerned... (read more)
 
Sally - Midcoast Maine (148,965 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.


 
David Woody (351,709 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)
 
Chris Mills (424,453 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)
 
Dave Davisson (137,137 Memorials)
We live in Clintonville, a neighborhood in Columbus a little north of the Ohio State campus.

Interests include local history, family history, church history, Scotland, Wales and the Welsh.

Transfer requests: Generally glad to transfer any memorial outside close family, just ask. If you'd rather just have it updated, glad to do that too.
 
Dave (203,112 Memorials)
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Angie Robinson (197,853 Memorials)
ceno·taph ˈse-nə-ˌtaf, -ˌtäf
a special structure or statue that is built to remind people of a dead person who is buried somewhere else; especially : a structure built to honor the people who were killed in a war

EMBRACE THE NEW EDITING SYSTEM

READ ME ---> Transfer requests must follow Find A G... (read more)
 
Susanna Parrish Allen (150,363 Memorials)
I declined your auto edit for parents so here you are! Read the paragraph below.. Sorry Resend the parents and also the spouse again.

I noticed today that if I get an auto edit for parents it changes the spouse to unknown and deletes a correct link......FIX?

Member of FAG since 13 Aug 2007

Before joining FAG I was a contributor f... (read more)
 
Charles W Brown (131,405 Memorials)
 
Rich H. (142,148 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)
 
AlbqFirefly (1,110,079 Memorials)
Last active approx: 7/16/2014

If there is a change you can enter into the drop-down SAC (Suggest a Correction) system, please do so. Those will be done quickly.

Bio info and transfer requests, and other changes not addressable in the drop-down system, send by "other" SAC.

A limited number of spaces are available for photos wit... (read more)
 
GerbLady (244,556 Memorials)
NOTE: Contrary to messages being left, valid in-guideline transfer requests submitted via the proper protocol (using the EDIT tab, not messages left here or via emails) with relationship identified and that fall within the FAQs are processed within the 30 day window. Other than the thank-yous, none of the members who have posted their rants, requests an... (read more)
 
International Wargraves Photography Project (1,950,449 Memorials)
As of 27 May 2014 no corrections or suggestions will be entertained from sources outside of the FindAGrave website. Individual emails will be deleted immediately. All suggestions/corrections MUST be through the website. This is due to the actions of a few "rotten apples".


The IWPP was created in September 2005 by Carina and Gary Nelson. ... (read more)
 
Mamaquilts (137,139 Memorials)
The stone in my photo says it all

"This is Me"

This stone can be found in the Mentor City Cemetery, Mentor Ohio. It is part of a family plot towards the back of the cemetery. There is a main family stone and than this one. It's not the prettiest stone by far but the guy had a sense of humor. I smile everytime I see it.

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Headstone Genealogist (387,790 Memorials)
 
Stuart Strout Woodside Skolfield (198,183 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)
 
Bob & Nancy Cannon (152,509 Memorials)
Find a Grave's mission is to find, record and present final disposition information from around the world as a virtual cemetery experience. Read more on left side of this page by clicking on "Help with Find A Grave".

Therefore it is our hope that by recording the "final disposition", genealogists can then use that information for their research.... (read more)
 
John C. Anderson (431,037 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)
 
Susan Ing (162,779 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)
 
Rita Osborne (155,584 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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My 2nd Cousin Passed away June 25, 2014
Raonna Maxine Dolan Spradling
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NO LINKS shall be made to a dupl... (read more)
 

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