How to use Post-em Notes on this site ...
Visitor contributed Post-em Notes are a valuable resource to the WPA database, frequently adding valuable new information or correcting errors made by the WPA workers. Over 1,000 Post-em Notes were added in the past year alone and over 13,000 have been added from the beginning of the project to date.
WPA Post-em Notes can be used for many purposes by clicking on the individual's name and using the form provided.
Adding a New Post-emClick on the individual’s name, then fill in the fields displayed. Select a password of your choosing. There is no preregistration required. (Be sure to also record your password in a safe place for future reference.)
Please keep your Post-em Notes very brief and specific to the individual listed. Obituaries should be posted to the appropriate county Obituary Message Board,
then add a link to the obit via the "Post-em". Avoid using Post-em
Notes as a substitute for email to others who have posted. Use the
Email contact form provided to exchange further info. Post-em notes should be used to add to or to clarify information about an individual which will add to this database for genealogical purposes. Post-em notes used inappropriately are subject to removal.
Post-em Account Tools
Updating a Post-em Notes or Email Address
If you have contributed a post-em and later wish to make changes or update your email address -- the updating process is easy.
Lost Passwords & Post-em Reminders
As a service to our users, we provide a detailed report of all post-ems you have contributed using a specific email address. Use the form below to input your email address and select "Submit". A list of all matching post-ems (and passwords) will be emailed to you within a few minutes. If the email address that a post-em was contributed under is no longer active you will need to use the "Contact Us" page to request assistance updating your old address.