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Chip5610 (#46997557)
 member for 6 years, 5 months, 4 days
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Bio Photo I am a member of Plymouth County Genealogists, Inc. (PCGI), and 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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Sandra Lennox
Thank you. You are ALWAYS a great help.
Added by Sandra Lennox on Sep 17, 2014 4:00 AM
Sandra Lennox
Nathaniel Goodwin photos
Hi Chip:
I'm wondering if you can help me out.
My memorial of Nathaniel Goodwin, Burial
Hill, Plymouth #20608679 was originally
created by The Guardian who is now inactive.
There are three very blurry photos added by
this inactive person. This gravestone is
unusual and I would like to add sharper
images. How would I go about asking Find
A Grave to delete the photos by the inactive
Thank You,
Added by Sandra Lennox on Sep 16, 2014 6:26 PM
Jim Leonard
Old Graveyard, West Bridgewater
Chip --
I'm a descendent of Nahum Leonard, who is buried in the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater. There were actually three Nahum Leonards. My grandfather was Nahum Leonard III (1876-1927). Is there a phone number or Web site I can contact to find out where, exactly, Nahum Leonard is buried in the Old Graveyard?


Jim Leonard
Arlington, Virginia
Tel. (703) 533-0756
Added by Jim Leonard on Sep 08, 2014 12:49 PM
Sandra Lennox
Thank you for the transfer of Ruby Sears
(Hall) Pratt #50514905.
I have a full time job now, so I don't have
as much time to spend on find a grave. My
memorials per week will be going down.
I've been doing memorials from the Union cemetery
in Carver. I basically stick to one cemetery at
a time. Not having as much time as before, I
go a few times a week for about 1/2 hour and
take photos. If find a grave were my job I
would get up every morning and click my heels!
I love it!
Take Care,
Added by Sandra Lennox on Sep 06, 2014 6:13 PM
Duffy Family
I can't thank you enough for adding my Grandparents!

Added by looking4family on Sep 04, 2014 9:49 PM
Linda Hiross
Benj Pope
Dup removed. Find A Grave gets very sluggish at times and my patience is low so "dups" annoying! Appreciate your vigilance! Best, Linda
Added by Linda Hiross on Sep 01, 2014 6:49 AM
Gerry Jean
Ann Girardin Breach/George Breach
Many thx for the transfers ... that completes my mother's siblings!
Added by Gerry Jean on Aug 26, 2014 11:17 PM
Michael Ratliff Lutz
Ann Briggs
Thank You for trying to get a photo. I requested the photo, but I didn't create the memorial. This is one of many memorials created by the same person that have had negative photo replies to my requests.

I'm sorry about the wild goose chase.
Added by Michael Ratliff Lutz on Aug 25, 2014 5:59 AM
re: judith shaw
thank you so very much for that wonderful photo! i really appreciate your time and effort. have a great week. orleans.
Added by orleans on Aug 20, 2014 10:13 AM
Frank C. Hawkins
Capt Isaac Packard (42608318)
Thank you again for finding another gravestone. As always, I really appreciate your time and effort!
Added by Frank C. Hawkins on Aug 12, 2014 9:00 PM
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