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Michael Harrington (159,908 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)
 
KChaffeeB (170,047 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)
 
Lin (192,297 Memorials)
***Character is much easier kept than recovered.

***Genealogy queries - Refer to genealogy sites.

***Transfers - Refer to Find a Grave guidelines. Transfers will not be made if duplicate memorial exist.

***Obituaries - Refer to Find a Grave obituary rule.

***Edits - Please submit ALL edits using... (read more)
 
Ron West (167,591 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)
 
Bob & Nancy Cannon (158,232 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)
 
David Woody (350,896 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)
 
Sally - Midcoast Maine (156,525 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.


 
Judy Mayfield (214,847 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)
 
Rita Osborne (191,488 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)
 
Glenn Geirland (137,998 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)
 
T.V.F.T.H. (2,062,674 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)
 
Graves (728,576 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 June 29 correction suggestions but I have the flu so I'm skipping over any of them that require me to think. I'll continue to work on gett... (read more)
 
John Evans (153,413 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)
 
MillieBelle (144,740 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)
 
Cyndi (550,349 Memorials)
Please use the edit tab on the memorial to suggest corrections, request additional information be added, or to request a transfer.

Thanks
 
Christina (185,157 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. Most important to... (read more)
 
RobMinteer57 (930,316 Memorials)
NOTE, AUGUST 2015: Sadly, this fantastic Website has now become so over-run with ads and their associated, sneaky "ad-ware" (read: Malware) that it is next to impossible for me to navigate it any longer. So please limit as many of your additions and corrections as possible to those you can send through the automated system.

For more extensive add... (read more)
 
Susanna Parrish Allen (185,642 Memorials)
The only truly dead are those who have been forgotten.

Jewish Proverb


Sorry the edits are running a few days late....the river has been calling!

I will be away from my computer for several days...maybe weeks starting tomorrow. I will get to any and all edits when I return home from my adventure! Until then be patient..those ed... (read more)
 
Joanna (421,033 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)
 
James Bianco (139,985 Memorials)
I am a native and resident of Western MA. (Springfield / Westfield).





Sadly some of my fellow contributors disable their Bio walls, leave no email address with which to be reached and very often have condescending, rude or insulting remarks on their bio page toward newer members, lecturing on the guidelines outlined by Find-A-Grave... (read more)
 
GerbLady (244,144 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)
 
Headstone Genealogist (428,095 Memorials)
 
Islington (145,167 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)
 
Lorie (139,699 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)
 
Chris Mills (456,511 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 (1,159,353 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)
 
Stuart Strout Woodside Skolfield (217,075 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)
 
John Smolarek (214,274 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.
 
Donna McPherson (148,467 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)
 
ProgBase (472,411 Memorials)
I am out of state until Monday, please try to take it easy with corrections.

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 bl... (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)
 
III (483,245 Memorials)
 
Tony & Cindy Lloyd (233,164 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)
 
Paul R (220,514 Memorials)
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I am on vacation. I will have limited access to the internet. I will try and process as many edits as I can. Please be patient. Whatever I don't get will be done when I return. Thanks!
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Please use the edit tab to ask for updates. Please use the fre... (read more)
 
John C. Anderson (430,632 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)
 
Dave (209,199 Memorials)
 
Angie Robinson (206,862 Memorials)
Support The Robert E. Coulter, Jr. Post 1941
of The American Legion, LaGrange IL. Fall Fest


Major Robert E. Coulter, Jr. Memorial
... (read more)
 
Sue (143,316 Memorials)
 
Erice Wilcox (262,035 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)
 
Susan Ing (171,354 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)
 
Twist (199,451 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)
 
Mookie (201,262 Memorials)
 
Mom (269,051 Memorials)
 
Barb Destromp (152,350 Memorials)
*For the few "UNGRATEFUL" people whom do not like my name on my photos, that to me is your problem... I have a right as the photos are "MINE" to do so..

I have done this work for many years and its so sad when people "STEAL" photos to use AS THEIR OWN on Ancestry or elsewhere.. if you can't be considerate of the Volunteer's work, don't use Find ... (read more)
 
jlong (154,852 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)
 
Marvin & Samme Templin (445,109 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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Rich H. (143,075 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)
 
Robert "Rob" Weller (208,298 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)
 
Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele (181,657 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)
 
Frank K. (203,369 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)
 

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