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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:
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  6. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
  7. Township Range BLM Search

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#2844057 - 05/07/15 03:21 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: AWR]
Teena S Offline


Registered: 11/02/09
Alameda-Stone Cemetery
32.22501, -110.97118
There are no burials left here
All the remains were moved to
other cemeteries. The photos are at the
All Faiths Memorial Park Cemetery.
Random checking finds the
memorials are also listed in
All Faiths Memorial.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...CScnty=178&
All Faiths Memorial Park
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=56961

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#2854866 - Today at 12:21 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
Myfamilyties Offline


Registered: 05/27/15
Loc: California
Willows, Ca (Glenn County)
Willows Catholic Cemetery http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?pag...20Cemetery&

Willows Cemetery http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?pag...20Cemetery&
this cemetery is the same and should only be listed as the Willows Cemetery, a findagrave volunteer entered all the names on your sight both Catholic Section and Regular section that was great, then another volunteer reentered all the interred in the Catholic Section again, this has caused many many duplicate memorials, example type in just the last name Hoever, Billiou, Cecil and there is a listing for both the Catholic Section and then again in the regular section. The reentering of all interred in the Catholic section has caused many many duplicates. This Cemetery is only one Cemetery and should not be listed as The Willows Catholic Cemetery, after calling the cemetery they advised the name both Catholic and non catholic is called The Willows Cemetery District address for the cemetery is 800 E Wood St,Willows, CA 95988
(530) 934-7331
Hope we can merge these cemeteries to get rid of the duplicate name memorials

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#2854911 - Today at 03:27 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
trueblue Offline


Registered: 11/03/10
This cemetery need to be deleted. It is already listed as Dalston United Cemetery. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2345457&CScn=dalston& (Though the sign states Dalston Union Cemetery)

Union Cemetery has no entries.
Union Cemetery Delete
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2481055

Thank You.

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#2854916 - Today at 03:43 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Myfamilyties]
kmans Offline


Registered: 11/02/14
Center Grove Cemetery
On Center Grove Road, approximately 2 miles east of Charlotte, AR
72522
Find A Grave Listing #1
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2212380

Find A Grave Listing #2
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2213345

35.81291 North, -91.40280 West

There are two listings on Find A Grave for the same cemetery. Both use the same name, Center Grove Cemetery. However, one is listed at Charlotte, AR and the other is listed at Dota, AR. The actual cemetery isn't affiliated with one place or another, although it's one mile closer to Charlotte than it is to Dota.

Would like to see these cemeteries merged to consolidate duplicate grave entries into one location.

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#2854923 - Today at 04:29 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
Frankz Offline


Registered: 09/04/12
Loc: Out There

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#2854924 - Today at 04:31 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Frankz]
Nibor Offline


Registered: 07/31/11
Please rename

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2372570 "Corwin Property Cemetery"

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2562978 by removing Cortner from the name; it's in the location

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=18937 by removing the road from the name; it's in the location

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2415939 by removing the road from the name; it's in the location

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2432367 by removing the location from the name

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2535413 by moving "Cemetery destroyed, located at approximately 1906 Knob Creek Road" to the notes; there is a map

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=16636 by renaming the other assigned name; "Mount Hermon Cemetery Old




Please add "Cemetery" to the name

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2484773

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2293723

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2213612

Thanks!

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#2854932 - Today at 04:46 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Nibor]
GeneREDMOND Offline


Registered: 04/26/13
Loc: Canada
Wilhoite-Whitesell Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...20Cemetery&

The cemetery photo on the above webpage is not appearing on all the memorials as usual,
so could you please adjust that.

Because of this, someone has added the same 2 photographs on to a bunch of the memorials,
such as this example ...

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=94216483

Also please look at this memorial to see if that info should be moved to the cemetery page ...

Memorial Wilhoite
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=41&GScid=20225&GRid=65993200&

thanks

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#2854941 - Today at 04:55 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: GeneREDMOND]
DeniseLahr Offline


Registered: 09/18/10
The Landis Cemetery in Dauphin County, Pa:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi...Scnty=2262&

is located as follows:

40.231428
-76.713004

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#2854943 - Today at 05:07 PM Re: Official: Cemetery Fix/Updates/Corrections [Re: Mark]
Robin22 Offline


Registered: 09/06/10
Loc: Newport, NY United States
Holy Trinity Monastery Cemetery has only one recently added memorial and is a duplicate of Holy Trinity Orthodox Monastery

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