"I have written permission from the local newspaper to post obituaries on any genealogical-related site because this very small town newspaper does not have an on-line presence. Just because you see the full text of an obituary on a memorial,…"
"FAG's owner has said, repeatedly, he will not change to a "wiki" approach such as you are suggesting (anyone making changes to a memorial). Unfortunately there are too many petty people who would add misuse the ability.
"Leonard, I believe the request for removal of pre-needs has to come from a relative within the same four generations as listed in the "family first" policy.Do you have a cop
When you send the suggestions, do you have a copy sent to…"
"Leonard, have you read the FAQs about pre-needs? It includes "Please do not add pre-need memorials from (1931-present) to Find A Grave." Obviously, someone who is 103 was born prior to 1931 and is allowed. When you find…"
"Leonard, it sounds like you are relatively new to FAG and may not realize for the majority of FAG's history, "pre-need memorials" (for living people) were allowed as long as there was a marker in the cemetery. The rule has been…"
"Just saw your post. Did you get it resolved? There are several people on the F.A.G. forums who have gotten their "lifted" photos removed, but it must be photos you took yourself, not old family photos."
"I have this same issue!!! There are now about 7 other trees out there with the same "wrong" info!! I have emailed each one, pointed out the error, and they won't drop my information!!! Ancestry is no help on that information…"
"I have called Ancestry about this same issue!!! No real help either! I had contacted someone who had copied a photo of mine from FindAGrave, I pointed out their Terms & Conditions as well, he didn't care! It's very frustrating! I…"
"Folks, according to the Ancestry Terms & Conditions, you MUST have permission to add someone else's original content (such as a photo). The photos are not "free for the taking" - as stated in Find A Grave's "FAQs".…"
"“if she can not get the person to change it- she goes straight to find a grave”
The procedure is outlined in the site FAQs – if a member does not make a valid correction within 30 days of the date of the Suggested Correction, the…"
"Stacy, the vast majority of FAG users do add information that is beyond the scope of mere names, dates & burial location. Personally, in the time I've been on FAG, only one contributor has refused to add anything but what was on the marker…"
"Of course I read what I wrote! If the transfer request is "out of quidelines" (not directly related within 4 generations), the transfer is at the discretion of the person who created it. Remember those experiences that have made me become…"
""Now that to me is sure a stretch on a 2nd cousin 4 times removed, but you could had wrote him a nice little note"
Actually, Patty, I did write him a nice little note with the explanation that since both of us were about equally distant…"