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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 and Newspaper article below:

Click here: Burial Vault found beneath Washington Square Park, NYC. (NEW)

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

Millie Taylor Jefferson (1887 – 1894)
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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Margaret E Ferris (#57266690)
Hi there.

I was working on Assumption Cemetery (new), in Westport, CT and came across the entry for Margaret Ferris. The particular cemetery where the memorial is did not in existence in 1864, and Greenwich is a couple of towns eastward from Westport along the coast.

I can try to stop off at the Greenwich Town Hall and take a look at the burial log for 1864, if it's available, in the coming weeks.

I suspect she's actually in either Putnam Cemetery or St. Mary's in Greenwich, but I'll take a look see.
Added by Taquoshi on Nov 25, 2015 9:01 PM
Betty Seigler
RE: Julia Goldberger
I was able to reach someone today and they said, yes there is a headstone:)
Added by Betty Seigler on Nov 24, 2015 1:10 PM
Betty Seigler
RE: Julia Goldberger
Sorry I tried calling them again today to see if they could tell me, but they must be closed. I am getting no answer.
Added by Betty Seigler on Nov 23, 2015 3:05 PM
Betty Seigler
RE: Julia Goldberger
Regarding whether Julia Goldberger has a headstone or not. I do not know, I talked with the Cemetery, which is how I got the grave information for her.
Added by Betty Seigler on Nov 23, 2015 1:47 PM
Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss
RE: Dense
I am not related.
Added by Jenny Dené-Hotchkiss on Nov 21, 2015 3:03 PM
RE: Angel Babies
Of course, any time! (I changed my name from Memory Keeper to BarbaraLL so it would not be confusing)
Added by BarbaraLL on Nov 21, 2015 5:20 AM
rosemary berman
Ia m related to Mary Spoules some how related to Hillary Clinton Rosemary Bridges Berman
Added by rosemary berman on Nov 17, 2015 12:08 PM
RE: Unknown Delss??
Yes see your emails Jim.

Added by BarbaraLL on Nov 07, 2015 6:52 AM
Dana Garrow
John P Gormley
Hi.. thanks for the update to this memorial. If you are related in any way I'd be glad to transfer him to your care. I'm not related at all. Thanks, Dana
Added by Dana Garrow on Nov 03, 2015 8:42 AM
Edward Meara (Memorial# 147911321)
I gave a problem to this request because there is no grave location on this memorial created by you. I also contacted "Farrar and related families", who requested the photo with very specific instructions of what they want, to which I agreed, and then I claimed the request. This memorial was just automatically removed from my claims list because it got old. I just want you to know.
Added by Marcial on Nov 03, 2015 8:21 AM
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