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Chip5610 (#46997557)
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Bio Photo I am a member and Director of Plymouth County Genealogists, Inc. (PCGI), and currently President of the Friends of Middleborough Cemeteries, Inc. (FoMC). I have researched my Family History and now really enjoy contributing to the knowledge of all people of the past. My non-family memorials focus on my town of Bridgewater, MA and the neighboring areas.

POSTERITY: I publish photos and create memorials here for the benefit of present and future generations. If you want to publish my gravestone photos on any website that you contribute to (except FindaGrave, according to FAQ#142), include in the photo caption "used with the written permission of Chip5610 (#46997557) at FindaGrave" and keep a screen-print of this page for your records. Copyright laws require you to obtain permission to use a photograph, and conditionally - based on your integrity - you have it! Understand that merely attributing credit does not comply with the law.

Building a cemetery index: I invest a lot of time developing and maintaining the cemetery page listings for Southeastern Massachusetts (maps for Plymouth and Bristol and Norfolk counties) and several other counties in the state. I add new cemeteries and I remove "incorrect" cemeteries. I improve existing cemetery pages by adding cemetery photos and the GPS coordinates. To each cemetery description, I add the GR identifiers from the MA Vital Records books and the MACRIS identifier to each Massachusetts cemetery description. MACRIS identifiers are an important first step in protecting a Massachusetts cemetery. Knowing where a cemetery is located is the first step in preserving the cemetery and finding a grave.

Assistance: The structure of the site engenders collaboration. The "Suggest a Correction (SAC)" feature is great, so use it liberally! My e-mail was set-up specifically for FindaGrave matters, so feel free to send as many SACs as you want. This is a great hobby, and I will work with anyone, happily! My only request: Say 'Thank You'!
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Messages left for Chip5610 (1311)[Leave Message]
KC
David Keith
Thank you, Chip, for your help with Findagrave!
Added by KC on Jul 01, 2016 11:16 PM
Vickie Elam White
Thanks!
Oops, never mind. It is there now. Thank you so much!


Vickie Elam White
Added by Vickie Elam White on Jun 30, 2016 9:36 AM
Vickie Elam White
John Crosman
I was notified that you were able to fulfil my photo request for John Crosman's grave, but when I looked just now there is no tombstone photo. Is there a problem?


Vickie Elam White
Added by Vickie Elam White on Jun 30, 2016 9:35 AM
Watson Decendant
RE: Plyllis Thunhorst
Done
Added by Watson Decendant on Jun 28, 2016 2:11 PM
CGonthier
John Holmes
Thank you for the picture! :-)

Caron
Added by CGonthier on Jun 28, 2016 11:15 AM
Rick Rollins
Thank you!
Thanks so much for the photo you took for me at Central Cemetery. I used to be able to go visit cemeteries for myself in New England, but it's unlikely I will get that opportunity much in the future, so I really appreciate the assistance.
Added by Rick Rollins on Jun 28, 2016 6:27 AM
Peter
RE: Howard
Thanks for the information. We will have to wait.
Added by Peter on Jun 27, 2016 9:53 PM
Peter
Howard
All of these people headstones are terrific. Thanks. I can't remember the name of the child who was said to have lived only 5 days. What did you find out?
Added by Peter on Jun 27, 2016 9:36 PM
Gerry DeRidder
Rebecca Bryant French
THANK YOU!
I still search for this lady's death info but pleased to have a pix of her stone
Gerry
Added by Gerry DeRidder on Jun 27, 2016 8:22 PM
ddjohnsonri
Richman
Thanks for the photos and for the transfer.
-- ddj
Added by ddjohnsonri on Jun 27, 2016 7:22 PM
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