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Joe Chester (#47184077)
 member for 5 years, 6 months, 25 days
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Bio Photo I've been researching my family history for over 30 years and this is an absolute passion :)

Primary surnames are McCluskey, Curran, Barber, Neil & Edgar (maternal) and Chester, Thompson, Slawson, Templeton & Holmes (paternal).

I share with many the firm belief that we are merely stewards of 'our' memorials - we manage them and are entrusted with their care and maintenance, but we do not technically 'own' them. As another member so eloquently stated, the ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it.

I'm certainly open to transferring memorials or updating as needed; my goal is to 'connect not collect'. Please use the Edit tab.

You are welcome to copy and use anything I post in any way you like.

Enjoy, Joe
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Linda DeBenedictis
RE: Wilcox/Cobb/Slawson @ Cassadaga Cemetery
Always happy to help families find their roots.
Added by Linda DeBenedictis on Apr 11, 2015 6:57 PM
jennie martinico
RE: Barber family
Oh thank you, I would be so very interested!!!!
Added by jennie martinico on Apr 06, 2015 3:59 PM
RE: Mollie Jameson Slawson @ Magnolia Cemetery
I am sorry that it's been so long since my last correspondence. Been rather busy and out of state trip. I'd be happy to share info with you or get the invite to your Heritage site. My email is:

Added by briarpatch68 on Apr 01, 2015 11:26 AM
Elaine A
RE: Walter Edgar @ Lakeview/Escanaba
Looking forward to any updates or transfer requests! Find A Grave is just a wonderful team effort!
Added by Elaine A on Mar 30, 2015 11:46 AM
RE: Slawson & Heaverlo @ Whitesville Cemetery
Thank you, but all that I did was to process the edits that were submitted to me. I always try to process them within a couple of days.

I like what you say on your profile page. I agree whole-heartedly. We are merely the caretakers of memorials that we enter and any information on the memorial should be as meaningful and informative as possible. I have discovered the burial location of so many of my own relatives through the efforts of others. I hope that the memorials I have entered have been a blessing for others searching for the final resting place of their loved ones.
Added by cfenters on Mar 24, 2015 3:21 PM
Linda T
RE: Wright & Church @ Colfax Cemetery
You are welcome Joe. Glad I could help at least a little.
Added by Linda T on Mar 18, 2015 7:54 PM
amelia silva
J W Slawson
Help !! Can you please check memoria 3257034, Corp Joseph W (Wesley) Slawson ..

The headstone # on the picture does not show plot 2695 .. There's a 5 and a 3 in it ..

I have a GGgrandfather buried at Alexandria National Cemetery in Section B, plot 2695 also named Joseph Warren Slawson, PVT; born the same year and died the same day.

It looks like the picture on this gravesite is incorrect.

Thankx HUGE for checking..
Added by amelia silva on Mar 10, 2015 2:57 PM
RE: Slason & Rydor @ Old Burial Ground / Fredericton
You're most welcome ~ glad it was helpful.
Added by Linda on Mar 10, 2015 10:21 AM
RE: Hatheway/Slason/Manson @ Centennial United Church Cemetery,Nashwaak
Your Welcome
Added by KAREN LOVY on Mar 09, 2015 4:04 PM
RE: Mollie Jameson Slawson @ Magnolia Cemetery
Yes, please, if you don't mind I'd like to take a look at your website. I am on and off my computer and Find a Grave but usually try to acknowledge all correspondence. I am in the process of trying to set me up a new workspace at my home to where I have easier access to my computer and everything I need to make working on genealogy a bit easier than what I've had in the past. Just redoing, so to speak, our computer room where I can just get up and leave everything to come back to later. I've always had to put everything away each time I was finished at that time. Will be much easier when I can just leave things to come back to later.

Without going into my program, I know far enough back in my Slauson ancestry by memory as far back as my great great grandfather. Daniel Hollack Slauson. Not sure I have his middle name spelled correctly here. His son, Reubin Raymond Slauson in my great grandfather, Harry Elmore Slauson is my grandfather and Harold Raymond Slauson is my dad. I have farhter back but by memory this is as far as I can go. Would be interested to see where you fit in with where I am in the Slauson family.
Thanks for your interest.
Added by briarpatch68 on Feb 21, 2015 11:05 AM
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