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Amy Levesque (#47156425)
 member for 6 years, 6 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo Please DO NOT send a request for me to link a memorial to yours if your memorial is "burial unknown".

I have been doing gene research for about five years and have an extensive tree on My kin come mainly from the Northeast, Canada, Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. I am a Maker, a Parker, a Harvey, a Heath and a Kemp. I have extensive roots in Cutler, ME and Merrimack, NH.

I love wandering old places and especially graveyards. One's name may never been written previously or since, one's life never recorded other than the engraving on the stone.

"To gather up the records of the past and present, and faithfully transmit them to the future, is a duty which one generation owes to another." - The Rev Ira C Tyson, Bedford, NH 1885

Many of the memorials I have created are for family members, but once I get to a graveyard I photograph many stones and add them here as well. I am thorough and link memorials when the data is on the stone or if I have uncovered it in my personal research. I do not see these memorials as my property and will gladly transfer non-relatives to anyone with more info, a relationship, or more care. I will gladly and quickly make changes/additions/link relations upon request also.

Please feel free to use my pics without request as you wish. I took them for you! My camera takes awesome pics that I need to shrink in order to upload them to findagrave; if you would like a copy of the better pic emailed to you please ask - it really tickles me to find a pic someone has been looking for.

Many other contributors are playing a numbers game and I think they have lost sight of the purpose: documentation. If you are too busy to make requested changes in order to properly document one's LIFE, if you enter the bare minimum of info when more data is readily available, if it is all about entering one more name, please be gracious when one asks for a transferal of the memorial. Nobody is going to list how many memorials you created on YOUR memorial! 100 thorough, family-linked memorials are better than 126,000 half-assed name listings with death date years - but only in my opinion.

Some folks on FAG are re-creating their family tree here which is JUST SUPER if they know where they are all buried. The problem is that they often add memorials without burial information in order to be able to link other memorials together. I take photos to document a grave, and I search the same cemetery on FAG for the name before creating a new memorial. I do NOT search all of FAG because I know darn well where they are buried - so If I duplicate a memorial that one of you idiots list as "no cemetery" then forgive me for not considering my memorial a duplicate.

That being said, there are many contributors here that truly care that these memorials matter. They spend hours in graveyards and on their computers to ensure that these folks are not forgotten. In their profiles there is no mention of the website rules. All they ask is that we care. I do.

Amy Maker Levesque
Merrimack, NH
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Valerie Wixen Thruelsen
Adam Dickey Gardner 68679740
Source for edit: Manning Families of New England and Descendants Genealogy
Added by Valerie Wixen Thruelsen on Jan 31, 2016 10:11 PM
Valerie Wixen Thruelsen
Margaret A. Manning 53475825
was married to John Parker Manning. I have a death record that shows he was buried in New Hampshire, but its one of those index cards that doesn't have info on the cemetery. I'm wondering if he's buried near his wife in Chestnut Hill Cemetery. His headstone would likely say J. P. Manning. I'd be happy to create a memorial if you have a picture...

Thank you.
Added by Valerie Wixen Thruelsen on Jan 31, 2016 2:01 AM
Tim Tyler Fraize
RE: John Shaw # 131359724
Thank You for reminding me.
Added by Tim Tyler Fraize on Jan 10, 2016 7:36 AM
Thank you
I know I sent a bunch of updates/edits in Tyngsboro recently. So I just wanted to say thank you for accepting them. If it is easier for you I can also send the source at the same time. I know you're looking them up afterwards. I usually do not send anything unless I see the source first anyway. Just let me know and I will make sure to do so the next time I send updates. :) Denise.
Added by Denise on Dec 31, 2015 12:32 AM
Jan Gorman
Photo for memorial 82109103
The photo that you posted on Benaiah Bean's memorial is for his grandson.

Benaiah Bean, Sr. was born September 14, 1747, at Boscawen, New Hampshire.

His son is Reverend Benaiah Bean, Jr, born June 30, 1793, at Salisbury, New Hampshire.

Reverend Bean is the father of Captain Benaiah Jonathan Bean, born August 1822, in Thorton, New Hampshire died June 21, 1905.

Captain Bean served in Company G of the Second Regiment of the New Hampshire Volunteers. He enlisted August 26, 1862, was mustered in September 10, 1862 and served July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He was discharged February 15, 1865 in the field in Virginia. Source: ROSTER, PAGE 9

He then made his home in Lisbon, New Hampshire and married Adelaide Caroline Streeter, daughter of Eben Streeter and Sarah (Briggs) Streeter. They are the parents of four children. Captain Bean is buried at the Lisbon Cemetery and Caroline is buried at the Glenwood Cemetery, in Littleton, NH.
Source: Clan MacBean of North America, Volume I, Sixth Edition Revised, 1992, by Joseph S. Bean, page 437
Added by Jan Gorman on Dec 03, 2015 11:22 AM
Diane Loso
RE: Heath Family
Amy, You're very welcome. I've added the photos to the memorials. I've also added another Heath memorial, Rachel F Heath Wyatt daughter of Abram & Mary Heath. If you'ld like me to transfer the Heath memorials that I've created to you I'd be happy to, just let me know. Diane
Added by Diane Loso on Nov 24, 2015 4:39 PM
Ross A Peot
FAG 112418020 Amos Farnsworth
Hi Amy. It's been awhile. This is Ross in Fredericksburg, VA. I have been looking at the Farnsworth. They are a lst cousin 6X removed.

The referenced Amos had a son by the name of Amos that you have listed under his children. The one you have listed only lived 3 years.

However, there is another. Major Amos born April 28, 1754 and died Oct 29, 1847. Might you have adventured across him?

I haven't had a chance to go through all these Farnsworths but there are many who fought in the Revolutionary War and I am after all that I can find. I am working on a project of all those who served in my family line. I'm at about 60 as we speak. Hope your fine and that you have a great Thanksgiving Day. Ross
Added by Ross A Peot on Nov 23, 2015 1:39 PM
Diane Loso
Heath Family
Hi Amy, If you will move the memorials for Frank & Mary "Lizzie" Heath to Oak Hill Cemetery in Northfield, NH I'll add pictures. I've added pictures to the memorials of their parents that you moved earlier. Also if you want to create memorials for Joseph & Caroline Heath's other 5 children in the same cemetery I'll add pictures to those memorials. Thanks, Diane
Added by Diane Loso on Nov 20, 2015 4:38 PM
Diane Loso
Charles & Etta Chamberlain
Hi Amy, You have two memorials in the Evans Cemetery in Allenstown, NH, Charles J. Chamberlain & his wife Etta Heath Chamberlain, these two people are actually buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Northfield, NH. If you will transfer them to that cemetery I'll add pictures of their headstones to those memorials. Diane
Added by Diane Loso on Nov 19, 2015 5:11 PM
Lola Morse
RE: Whitchers in Franklin
Hi Amy, Yes I am related. My mom is Gladys Mary Whitcher Morse; her father is George Edward Whitcher and her mother is Gladys Nora Hodge Whitcher. Are you related to a Whitcher also?
Thanks, Lola
Added by Lola Morse on Nov 15, 2015 9:39 PM
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