Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why are headstone photographs, immediate family photographs, tributes to, comments about / memories, of my relative(s) NOT posted at zahniser.org?
A: The Zahniser Foundation suggests material regarding specific individuals be uploaded to and posted on findagrave.com. That website has global coverage, comprehensive storage, retrieval, display capabilities and supports cenotaphs. For an example see: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/192238839/james-stuart-zahniser
Q: Why is contact information (telephone numbers, postal addresses, email addresses, etc.) of living Zahnisers unavailable at zahniser.org?
A: When the website was being built the team decided, after considering both control and privacy risks, the only contact information available on the website would be ZahniserFoundation@gmail.com
Q: Why are obituaries NOT available at zahniser.org?
A: Obituaries may contain information regarding living descendants. For security these are stored offline by the Foundation. Obituaries are available by request. Please send requests and additional obituaries to ZahniserFoundation@gmail.com
Q: Why is recent family tree information NOT available at zahniser.org?
A: Recent family tree information may contain information regarding living descendants. For security this information is stored offline by the Foundation. Recent family tree information is available by request. Please send requests and information regarding births and deaths to ZahniserFoundation@gmail.com
Q: I would like to create website content and / or donate DIGITAL material (photos, videos, audios, articles, etc.) of historical interest to the Zahniser Foundation so it gets stored in the Family Archives. What should I do?
A: Awesome! Please go to the Donate / Create website content section for details.
Q: I would like to contribute PHYSICAL material (books, antiques, artifacts) to the Zahniser Foundation so it gets properly stored, maintained and displayed. What should I do?
A: The only property the Zahniser Foundation owns is the Zahniser Cemetery and there are no facilities to store, maintain or display additional PHYSICAL material at the cemetery. The Zahniser Foundation has a relationship with the Mercer County Historical Society and may know of other museums and historical groups. Please make a request to the ZahniserFoundation@gmail.com.
Q: I want to write an article for publication on this website and need a Style Guide. What should I do?
A: The Style Guide is currently under development. When it is available, a link to it will be posted. If you would like to contribute to the Style Guide and / or discuss the form, format, content, etc. of the article you are contemplating before writing the article (highly recommended) please contact ZahniserFoundation@gmail.com