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New York Historian (#46594029)
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My family research started in 1980.

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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Be sure to visit the online memorials below:

James Jackson (1771 - 1899)”
Interred at Washington Square Park “Old Potter Field

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.

For genealogy purposes.

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Ray O
RE: Leah Miller - Beth David
Sorry, I haven't been on for a while.
I would switch my photos to wherever you want but I can't find the other memorial you were talking about.
Added by Ray O on Oct 04, 2015 9:21 AM
RE: Thannk you!
Thank you for the extra information! Ida is buried in Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey. After her second husband died, she stayed in NJ w/her daughter Helena and her husband. I am a stone's throw away and was glad to see someone else had entered her memorial and image (70897956) and transfered it to a family member much closer than I :) I am still trying to locate information on her first husband - I love the search :) Hope we cross paths again! ~Berta
Added by BertaPep on Oct 02, 2015 2:36 PM
Thannk you!
Thank you for moving Henry Inderlied :) Have a wonderful day :) ~Berta
Added by BertaPep on Oct 02, 2015 11:18 AM
RE: Henry Trump, # 30607339

Thanks for the details on Henry Trump. As we presumed, he is not the son of Friedrich "Frederick" Trump and spouse Elisabeth Christ. We see that his memorial has been modified accordingly. Unfortunately, at this time we can't provide any information regarding his parents.

Thanks again for all your research and efforts on this site, and best wishes on your ongoing work for the Angel Babies Memorial Project - a noble effort.


Added by ray&jay on Sep 29, 2015 8:36 PM
RE: Henry Trump, # 30607339
Do we understand that you have a New York death certificate for Henry which indicates that Frederick Trump and Elizabeth Christ were his parents? We are very interested in seeing that document. Is there any way we can arrange to get a copy of that record?
Thanks for your assistance,
Added by ray&jay on Sep 24, 2015 12:39 PM
Henry Trump, # 30607339
Although this infant is attributed as the son of Frederick Trump (# 43004916) and Elizabeth Christ (# 105719858), we believe this is incorrect, for the following reasons:
(1) unmarried Friedrich Drumpf (his original name) emigrated to New York City in 1885;
(2) he moved to Washington state in 1891, where he Anglicized his name to Frederick Trump;
(3) Trump was living in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory from 1898 to 1901;
(4) in 1902, he returned to his hometown of Kallstadt, Germany, to marry his former neighbor, Elizabeth Christ;
(5) the Trumps were expelled from Germany and he came back to the U.S. in 1905.
We wish to help locate the family of this infant, but cannot offer further information to assist. A photo of the grave may yield possible clues.
Added by ray&jay on Sep 23, 2015 9:23 PM
RE: William & Helen Steinhacker
They are husband and wife. The plot info was given to me by the cemetery. Thank you. We're there gravemarker?
Added by MR on Sep 23, 2015 8:49 AM
Carol "Gunstone" Edvin
Congratulations Jim & Howard on "Your Special Day"
Added by Carol "Gunstone" Edvin on Sep 19, 2015 9:07 AM
Congrats! Sorry I couldn't be there, but I was down in Jersey. Kathleen
Added by K. TRACY on Sep 19, 2015 8:44 AM
Wallace G Lane Jr
Thomas Irving - 106289137
Green-Wood Cemetery did a hand search through the paper records and found Thomas Irving. He has been added to the database and will appear the next time the database attached to the website is updated. (It just was so it will be a few weeks/months until the next update)
Added by Wallace G Lane Jr on Sep 11, 2015 6:48 PM
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