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#1346405 - 02/03/10 04:24 PM Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections
Mark Offline

Find A Grave Curator - Geographer

Registered: 03/20/06
Loc: Indiana
Updated 9-28-2013

Rules for this thread:

  • Limit each post to no more than 10 cemeteries.
  • This thread is only used for name correction, original bio, address, and GPS updates to existing cemeteries or merging of duplicate cemeteries. Do not request memorial merges, memorial edits, memorial deletions, or memorial transfers here.
  • Provide the link (URL) to the cemetery, or the request will be deleted without comment.
  • You should have knowledge of the area for which you are requesting, DO NOT ASSUME ANYTHING!!!
  • Multiple requests should be in a single post.
  • Please do not change the subject line when submitting your request.
  • Anything to do with famous interments should go in one of the Famous Forum threads.
  • If you need to make a change to a request while the thread is open, use the quote option on the message in question.
  • Requests will be deleted as completed.
  • This is an Administrative thread. Please, no commentary about other posts


Cemetery Update Fields:

  • Cemetery Primary Name
    • Primary name should be what it is known as today, the name on the sign in most cases.
    • Names are limited to 50 characters each
    • No abbreviations should be used.
    • Punctuation should be avoided.
  • Cemetery AKA
    • AKA's should be names the cemetery has gone by in the past or a name the cemetery is known as locally.
    • Names are limited to 50 characters each
    • No abbreviations should be used.
    • Punctuation should be avoided.
  • Street Address
  • Zip Code
  • Phone
  • URL
    • Website links must be to local government cemetery or actual cemetery.
  • Latitude and Longitude (GPS)
    • Submit the GPS coordinates in Decimal Format, maximum of 6 decimal places.
    • Verify your coordinates via Google Maps before posting, especially if you had to convert your coordinates into decimal format.
  • Cemetery Description
    • Originally written by yourself. No copy and paste.
  • Cemetery Geo Location
    • Town location should be the locale for the cemetery which may not be the town of mailing.



Cemetery Merge/Deletion:

  • Outright deletions can only occur on an empty cemetery so be sure to provide a link to the correct cemetery or know the final disposition of the memorials.
  • Any cemetery deletion that contains a map, will be cross checked with topo maps before any deletion. If it is on a topo map, no deletion will occur and without comment.
  • Verify via Topo maps cemeteries with same name and differing maps. Without explanation they will not be merged.
  • No Duplicate memorial removal will occur with a merge.
  • Cross County linking is not possible.
  • No partial merging will occur.


Tool Box:
  1. Find A Grave FAQ
  2. Beta County Mapper
  3. Acme Mapper - Use it for Topo Maps
  4. GPS Calculator
  5. Google Translate
  6. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
  7. Township Range BLM Search

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#2816095 - Today at 01:09 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
trace Offline


Registered: 02/24/12
Loc: Colorado

please merge:

Cerro into El Cerro
and adjust map 36.75190 -105.60790

El Rito into Cementerio

Holy Cross into Roy

James Hopson into Hopson

Hudson into Hudson
town is Hudson
and add map 35.26300 -103.53790

Ingleville into Engleville
and adjust map 34.17920 -104.56730

Las Palomas into Palomas
primary name is Las Palomas Cemetery
town is Las Palomas
and adjust map 33.06310 -107.28700

Lordsburg into Mountain View

Loveland Good Samaritan into Good Samaritan

Memorial Park as an aka into Tucumcari Memorial

Thanks Mark!

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#2816099 - Today at 01:32 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: trace]
Steven M Offline


Registered: 01/01/15
Loc: Somewhere in Europe
Please fix the location of this cemetery;

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2212816&CScn=oud& is located in The Hague, not Duinen.

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#2816110 - Today at 02:21 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Steven M]
BettyTennessee Offline


Registered: 05/14/14
Loc: Tennessee
Please merge
Bluff Springs Church of Christ Cemetery
into
Webb Cemetery.
Webb Cemetery is also known as Bluff Springs Cemetery. It is by Bluff Springs Church of Christ.
If possible, run the ALL-CAPS key too; one person uses no caps.
Thanks.

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#2816127 - Today at 03:24 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: BettyTennessee]
Nibor Offline


Registered: 07/31/11

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#2816145 - Today at 05:02 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
Pamala Gammill Online   content


Registered: 12/03/13
Please add the GPS coordinates to Welcome Chapel Jesus Name Church Cemetery in Winson County, MS:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...20Cemetery&

Lat: 33.117084
Long: -89.162625

Thanks,
Teresa McMinn

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#2816151 - Today at 05:21 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Pamala Gammill]
DSH Offline


Registered: 02/09/11
Loc: Mid-America
Dear Find A Grave:

Please make the following cemetery updates:

1. Saint Marks Lutheran Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2243787)
Correct map to 40.11601 x -95.68649

2. Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2204612)
Rename cemetery to Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (omitting apostrophe and “church”)
Add map at 40.14438 x -95.61504

3. Fairview Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=92429)
Add to location description: Montana

4. Franklin Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=92494)
Add to location description: Montana

5. Montana Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1987900)
Update map to 37.26663 x -95.13115

6. Oakwood Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid==93225)
Update map to 37.33755 x -95.24028

7. Rosebank Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2206178)
Add to location description: Hope

8. Henry Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=92673)
Add to location description: Buckeye

9. Berea Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2173814)
Add map at 37.95788 x -94.27759

10. Bickett Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2134555)
Add map at 37.72062 x -94.34432

Thanks!

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#2816167 - Today at 06:18 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: DSH]
Nibor Offline


Registered: 07/31/11

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#2816190 - Today at 07:29 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Nibor]
Triggerman Offline


Registered: 02/15/15


Edited by Triggerman (Today at 07:30 PM)

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#2816238 - 16 minutes 59 seconds ago Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Triggerman]
BillTWhitis Offline


Registered: 10/15/14
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=923699

Also known as County Line Baptist Church Cemetery
Also known as County Line Cemetery

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