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New York Historian (#46594029)
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My family research started in 1980. I enjoy helping others in their family research.


In August 2007, I founded the Angel Babies Memorial Project. The mission of this project is to discover and record the gravesites of infants and children who died in New York City and other states between 1798 - 1948 and link them genealogically to their families.
Every memorial serves as a tribute to a youngster who died much too soon. They all deserve to be remembered and honored, and given a sense of dignity and love in death that may have been denied to them in life. By doing so, they will not be forgotten.


"Preserving the past and present for the future"


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Search for lost family photos on Deadfred.com




Be sure to visit the online memorials below:


Millie Taylor Jefferson (1887 1894)" (NEW)
Household Servant to President Thomas Jefferson

James Cook (1758-1798)
First person documented on microfische at the New York City Municipal Archives.

Billy Three Claws (1878-1899)

Elizabeth Jennings (1830-1901)
"The Rosa Parks of Manhattan"

Annie Moore - Schayer (1850-1924)
Annie Moore was the first person processed through Ellis Island on January 1, 1892.

Second African Burial Ground
Partial interment list as of May 19, 2011

Windsor Hotel Fire Victims March 1899



New York City Cemetery List





I am researching the following surnames: Murray, Cuddy, Purcell, Lyons, Hourihan, Crowley, Haley, Coons, Ginty & Twiggs families of New York, Boston, Mass., New Brunswick, Canada, County Mayo, Town of Ballina, County Kilkenny, County Kerry & County Limerick, Ireland.



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A Rode
Re: Clef Memorials
Yes please. I believe I had Julia's certificate number on my list for retrieval but never got around to it.
Added by A Rode on Sep 22, 2014 5:54 PM
A Rode
Clef Family
Re: Memorials for individuals with Clef surname

Julia and Joseph Clef are known relatives - thanks for creating and transferring over the memorials!

Alyson Rode
Added by A Rode on Sep 22, 2014 4:21 PM
Wendy Ward Sellers #47840881
Thomas Smith
Thank you for taking the time to photograph the burial location of Thomas Smith.

Added by Wendy Ward Sellers #47840... on Sep 13, 2014 8:04 PM
Saratoga
Corporal Wynne
Thanks so much for the photo on Corp. Wynne's memorial. It makes the memorial so much more complete.

John
Added by Saratoga on Sep 13, 2014 5:03 AM
Irish Michael
Wynne grave in Calvary
Thanks for taking the photo the Wynne grave in Calvary and for documenting the death of Corp. James J. Wynne who was killed in France in World War I. What a tragedy to lose such a young man.

All the people in the grave are grouped together here:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&GSvcid=510526

Added by Irish Michael on Sep 12, 2014 10:43 PM
G L O R Y B E ~ Gotta Lotta Our Relatives...
Most Holy Trinity requests
Hello
I just added two headstone requests for this cemetery, Ignazio & Anna Maria Oddo.
I called & got
grave location, which is Sec 36 Row S plot 15.
I would love headstone pics.
Thank You Shana in AZ :)
Added by G L O R Y B E ~ Gotta Lot... on Sep 08, 2014 1:27 PM
Bronx Cop
Thomas Murray
I just wanted to let you know that I added a photo to a memorial that you created. Perhaps it is a relative of yours? Thomas Murray, who died 28 May 1936.
Added by Bronx Cop on Sep 05, 2014 8:36 AM
joann field
RE: Isaak Bibo
Good Morning,

I would guess that "Florence" is Florence Marmor?

I a read an article she wrote for Jewishgen.org on Mokom Sholom after I discovered Isaak and Veronica and the cemetery last week.

Thank you for passing along my interest to her.

I'll just keep all this tucked away in the back of my brain and see if I can come up with any cunny plan :)

I am discovering/making contact with unexpected relations all the time in the last few months, maybe I can connect with some in New York :)

Peace and Joy,
joann

Added by joann field on Aug 25, 2014 8:14 AM
joann field
RE: Isaak Bibo
You are the second person this week who has kindly written to me re genealogy while on vacation.

The "kindness of strangers" is always a joy for me.
Thank you, again.

And do you know of any organization that is working on the restoration of the Mokom Sholom Cemetery.
Although I'm on the other side of the continent, I'd like to help if I could.

Have a wonderful vacation.

peace and joy,
joann
Added by joann field on Aug 23, 2014 8:07 AM
joann field
RE: Isaak Bibo
Yes, please.

That would be very nice of you.

:j
Added by joann field on Aug 22, 2014 10:15 PM
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