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Renae✫ (#46985364)
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Reid Chamberlain was "a quiet, self-effacing sergeant who had a war record almost too melodramatic to be true."

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RE: Samuel Whipple #138307222
Renae -

Charles Hale and his crew catalogued all of the cemeteries in the state as part of a WPA project during the depression. Every cemetery in the state of CT had a Hale number assigned - if it was cataloged by him. It was simply an index number assigned by Hale so that they could better track their work. Google Charles R Hale collection if you would like more info.

I live in Ledyard. There are more than 50 cemeteries in town. All of them have a Hale number assigned - but all of them have "official" names (some historical/family and some assigned by the town). None of them are "Hale" cemeteries.

Most of the Whipples in town (including a handful of Samuels)are buried in the Ledyard Union cemetery (Hale index #19 and #42). Your Samuel died in nearby Norwich. He may have been buried there or he may be in Ledyard. However, his death is not recorded in the "History of the Town of Ledyard." If he is here, there is no stone. The Ledyard Historical Society carefully and thoroughly inventoried and transcribed all of the existing headstones several years ago and he is not listed.

In any case don't get too frustrated. You would not believe how many people have made the same mistake re "Hale" cemeteries. I blame it all on :0).
Added by WMitch6 on Mar 16, 2015 3:58 PM
John Dodd
RE: Charlotte Cheville
I am impressed -- you have added soul to Charlotte's memorial.
Added by John Dodd on Nov 25, 2013 12:31 PM
RE: Thank you Diane!
You are welcome! Glad I could help. His memorial page is great--the old photographs are great!

Added by Diane on Nov 22, 2013 12:41 PM
Thank you
Thank you for all the Nichols connections they add so much.
Added by WJH on Nov 20, 2013 7:49 AM
Thank you
Thank you for added information the pictures you added are lovely. Love pictures.
Added by WJH on Sep 16, 2013 10:12 AM
Dennis Bell
RE: Your profile picture
Yes....our grandson Joshua. He can actually take some pretty good pictures. :)

Added by Dennis Bell on Aug 30, 2013 3:44 PM
The Andrews Photos
Thanks for adding the Andrews photos. From the tokens we both left, I think we must be cousins. The Andrews are on my husband's side of the family. Thanks again for your contributions to Find a Grave.

Added by Louise on Aug 25, 2013 2:27 PM
Ron Hanley
You've made my day!! Thank you so much, it is greatly appreciated. Ron
Added by Ron Hanley on Aug 25, 2013 8:29 AM

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