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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

This thread may close in order to remain current.

Rules for this thread:

  • 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, edits, or transfers here.
  • Limit each post to no more than 10 cemeteries.
  • 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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  6. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
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#2706910 - Yesterday at 03:20 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
julkes Offline


Registered: 03/18/06
Loc: England, Russia, Denmark, ever...
please merge

Saint Mary's

and

St Mary the Virgin Church Cemetery

Ware, St Mary Church
postcode SG12 9BA


Edited by julkes (Yesterday at 03:22 PM)
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#2706938 - Yesterday at 04:05 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: julkes]
Teena S Offline


Registered: 11/02/09
Armas Family Farm Cemetery
This is not a cemetery.
Notes on the memorial,
“Ashes of the person was scattered
around her child hood home.”
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...CScnty=192&


Sentinel Cemetery
36.986351, -119.528285
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...mp;CSsr=61&


Vineyard Cemetery
Does not exist. Delete
The poster of the one memorial posted
the same memorial in another cemetery twice.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...20Cemetery&


Fresno Belmont
Does not exist
Move memorial to
Belmont Memorial Park
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...mp;CSsr=21&
Belmont Memorial Park
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...CScnty=192&


Russian Molokan Cemetery
36.815684, -120.072429
Note* This cemetery is in the middle section
of Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...mp;CSsr=61&


Orange Cove Cemetery
Does not exist
Mark burials unknown
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...mp;CSsr=41&

Choinumni Sacred Burial Grounds
36.825889, -119.343436
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...CScnty=192&

Fresno Crematory
This is not a cemetery.
Mark burials unknown
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...mp;CSsr=21&


Pet Heaven
Is not a cemetery.
Memorial is for a
personal pet.
Burial place unknown
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...mp;CSsr=41&


Garden of Innocence Cemetery
Located in Mountain View Cemetery
36.748697, -119.827978
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...mp;CSsr=21&

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#2706944 - Yesterday at 04:15 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Teena S]
PearlyGates Offline


Registered: 07/29/14
Where do I find the numbers that Find A Grave want me to provide when I ask to correct a cemetery name?

"Pearlly Gates"

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#2706947 - Yesterday at 04:19 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: PearlyGates]
gravedude97 Offline


Registered: 08/30/02
Loc: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

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#2706958 - Yesterday at 04:31 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
BGStarnes Offline


Registered: 03/14/13
Loc: Southeast, NC
Please merge the two links below. They are for the same cemetery. Thank you in advance.


http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...amp;df=all&

AND

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...amp;df=all&

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#2706981 - Yesterday at 05:24 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: BGStarnes]
julkes Offline


Registered: 03/18/06
Loc: England, Russia, Denmark, ever...
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Professionals ... Built the Titanic

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#2707032 - Yesterday at 06:09 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: julkes]
DogMama08 Offline


Registered: 10/07/11
Loc: Tuttle, Grady County, OK, USA
For MOORE CEMETERY in Moore, Cleveland County, Oklahoma

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...CRid=98977&

please either rotate to upright or delete the four photographs that are presently rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise. There are seven photographs total that show the cemetery damage from the May 20, 2013, tornado.

Thank you.

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#2707036 - Yesterday at 06:18 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: DogMama08]
Nevada Bob Offline


Registered: 04/27/07
Loc: Nevada
Fourth time this secret location pet burial has been created:
She has now tried to add a child burial to legitimize it. Something that was not there the first 3 times she created this cemetery.

Casa Linda
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#2707063 - Yesterday at 07:07 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Nevada Bob]
M Gilbertson Offline


Registered: 01/08/12
Loc: SD
Reference Metal Methodist Cemetery:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1978377

Please change location

“Dry Run”

to

“Metal Township”

Also please list alternate name for the cemetery as:

“Metal Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery”

Thank you kindly for your help,
M Gilbertson

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