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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, 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:
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#2814568 - Yesterday at 03:43 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
WewaRicky Offline


Registered: 03/14/12
Loc: Florida
Bristol Cemetery, Liberty County, Florida
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...CScnty=354&

Add a map, coordinates:
30.43437, -84.98000

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#2814583 - Yesterday at 03:56 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: WewaRicky]
garrett324 Offline


Registered: 02/27/15
Loc: Florida
Fairview Cemetery North and South

This is actually one cemetery separated by a road.
Both are maintained by the same township and locals refer to it as the old section and the new section. The new section just happened to be across road. Please merge the two.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...Scnty=1231&
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...Scnty=1231&

Garrett324

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#2814605 - Yesterday at 04:22 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: garrett324]
JerryM Offline


Registered: 12/31/13
Loc: Georgia, USA
Please add this road to the cemetery:

Stewart Cemetery
Stewart Ridge Road
Owen County, Ky

This cemetery is in an open field off the road in rural Owen County. Most stones unreadable.


http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...Scnty=1082&

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#2814612 - Yesterday at 04:25 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: JerryM]
jtswain Offline


Registered: 11/06/12
Loc: Georgia, USA
Please add map for New Hope Cemetery.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2393272

31.400181 -83.702997

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#2814631 - Yesterday at 04:56 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: jtswain]
Nibor Offline


Registered: 07/31/11
Please rename

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2190215 add another name per the notes: "Hardin's Bottom Cemetery"

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=233551 move to the location from the name

New Castle Quadrangle

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2468792 Add "Cemetery"

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2160532 remove the reference to the location; it is in the location

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2450169 Add "Cemetery"

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2545424 Add "Cemetery"

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2484286 remove Jefferson County from the name; it is in the location

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2413250 move "Jeffersontown" from the name to the location

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2322305 Add "Cemetery"

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2413096 per the notes "Good Shepherd Convent Cemetery"

Thanks!

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#2814645 - Yesterday at 05:51 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Nibor]
JRD Offline


Registered: 04/21/14
Loc: Ohio, United States
Herbert Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2567469

Please delete this cemetery and mark the memorial “Burial Unknown”. There is no Herbert Cemetery in Clinton County.
_______________________________________________________
Locust Grove Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2393419

Please delete this cemetery and mark all memorials “Burial Unknown”. There is no Locust Grove Cemetery in Clinton County. A check of several death certificates in this cemetery shows the locations of death of all individuals checked are different than the location shown on memorials (Wilmington). There are several Locust Grove cemeteries in Ohio but none in adjacent counties.
_______________________________________________________
Peterson Family Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2274151

Please add AKA:
Beam Farm Cemetery

Please add GPS coordinates:
39.563830 -83.906491

Please add the following paragraph to the end of the description:
The cemetery is located in Chester Township, Clinton County, Ohio, and is # 1953 (Beam Farm Cemetery / Peterson Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
_______________________________________________________
Terrell
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2230819

Please change name to:
Terrell Cemetery

Please add AKA:
Terrells Pasture Cemetery

Please add address:
Terrell Road
Lees Creek

Please add zip code:
45169

Please add the following paragraph to the end of the description:
The cemetery is located in Wayne Township, Clinton County, Ohio, and is # 2033 (Terrells Pasture Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
_______________________________________________________
Westboro Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2565849

Please delete this cemetery and move the memorial to:

Westboro IOOF Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1987792
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Howland Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2345722

Please change address to:
436 Oglesbee Road

Please add GPS coordinates:
39.485426 -83.896161

Please replace the description with the following:
This cemetery is on the southeast side of Oglesbee Road about 2500 feet north of its intersection with Ohio State Route 73. The current owners of the property restored the cemetery after it had been buried for many years by floods and farming activity. They found several gravestones buried very deep.

The cemetery is located in Chester Township, Clinton County, Ohio, and is # 1956 in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
_______________________________________________________
Charles E. Fife Farm
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2230795

Please change the name to:
Charles E Fife Farm Cemetery

Please add AKA:
Fife Farm Cemetery

Please mark the cemetery as “Defunct”.

Please add address:
McCoy Road
Wilmington

Please add zip code:
45177

Please add GPS coordinates:
39.430765 -83.752897

Please replace the description with the following:
This cemetery was located at the rear of the Fife farm on McCoy Road. All burials were moved to New Antioch Cemetery, Green Township, Clinton County, Ohio.

The cemetery was located in Union Township, Clinton County, Ohio, and is # 14506 in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
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Auburn highland
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2276638

Please delete this cemetery in the wrong county and move the memorials to:

Auburn Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=39709

Please add address:
Careytown Road (County Road 10B)
New Vienna

Please add zip code:
45159

Please add description:
The cemetery is behind the Auburn Methodist Episcopal Church on the west side of Careytown Road (County Road 10B) about 0.6 miles north of Plainview Road (Township Road 293).

The cemetery is located in Penn Township, Highland County, Ohio, and is # 5312 in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1058556 (Auburn Cemetery).

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#2814662 - Yesterday at 06:37 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: JRD]
jtswain Offline


Registered: 11/06/12
Loc: Georgia, USA
Add map for New Mount Pleasant Baptist
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2215499
31.624195 -83.720355

Add map for Saint Luke Baptist Church
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2213357
31.392598 -83.135507

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#2814666 - Yesterday at 06:49 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
chip5610 Offline


Registered: 04/05/09
Loc: Southeastern MA
Mark - could you please update Pleasant Street Cemetery

The street field should be Pleasant Street

The GPS are 42.08361 -71.58147

Please update the cemetery description field with:

The Massachusetts Historical Commission does not refer to this cemetery in MACRIS.

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Please update Cook Cemetery

Please update the cemetery description field with:

The Massachusetts Historical Commission does not refer to this cemetery in MACRIS.

This burial place is referenced to in the book "<b>Vital Records of Mendon, Massachusetts to 1850</b>", Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, as <b>G.R.7</b>.

Thanks!
_________________________
The standard that you walk past is the standard that you accept.

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#2814667 - Yesterday at 06:51 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
Andrew Daft Offline


Registered: 08/27/12
Loc: Wisconsin

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