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Bio Photo I'm retired. I've been doing genealogy since about 1991. Like many genealogists I enjoy walking through old cemeteries and wondering about the lives of those who are laid to rest below my feet.

Contact me, VIA THE EDIT TAB on a memorial,

if I have entered info of a friend or loved one and there is an error to be fixed or additions to be made. I welcome a POLITE request for changes, corrections, etc. Again a POLITE request.

PLEASE USE THE TAB on the specific memorial to send or suggest corrections or ask questions. DEMANDS OR RUDENESS WILL BE IGNORED.

REMEMBER THERE SHOULD NOT BE ANY REASON FOR RUDENESS OR TELLING EACH OTHER HOW TO DO THEIR JOB! Politeness goes much further.

Thank you.
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Melanie Hester
RE: Alice Croasdale Potts and family
Hi, Alice is my ex-husband's 6th Great Grandmother, I have very little documented information for Alice. Immigration record reads:

Name: Alice Croasdale
Arrival Year: 1682
Arrival Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Family Members: Wife Agnes; Daughter Alice; Son John; 3 children; Son William
Source Publication Code: 9143
Primary Immigrant: Croasdale, Thomas
Annotation: Covers 27,500 immigrants from the years 1618-1878, with excellent index. Similar lists are in Boyer, nos. 0702, 0714, 0717, and 0720.
Source Bibliography: TEPPER, MICHAEL, editor. New World Immigrants: A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from Periodical Literature. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979. 568p. and 602p. Repr. 1980.
Vol. 1.
Page: 259

The family descends thru Eziekel Potts.

Added by Melanie Hester on Oct 19, 2014 5:10 PM
Joyce Potts Hoffmann
RE: Jonas Potts
I have made our information on Ancestory.com open for public viewing. Feel free to use any of the information to help you in your ancestory work.

Joyce Potts Hoffmann
Added by Joyce Potts Hoffmann on Oct 19, 2014 3:10 PM
Sharon
RE: Phillips
You are so welcome! Glad to help!!
Added by Sharon on Oct 19, 2014 10:27 AM
Zella
Caroline Thompson in Hollidaysburg
There was a tombstone in 1930, when the Adam Holliday Chapter DAR walked the cemetery and recorded it (with a high rate of errors, unfortunately). Whether a readable stone exits today I do not know. There was a local lady who was attempting to photograph that cemetery, but I think she gave up because of so many unreadable and damaged stones.

Zella
Added by Zella on Oct 19, 2014 8:38 AM
Don & Mary Cavender
RE: Thank you for your service
And thank you for your service.

Don and Mary
Added by Don & Mary Cavender on Oct 14, 2014 10:24 PM
JD STEPHENS, U.S. NAVY VETERAN
RE: USN service as well
LAMPS as well... HSL-32, Norfolk, VA. Are you part of Together we Served? jdamianstephens@comcast.net
Added by JD STEPHENS, U.S. NAVY VE... on Oct 14, 2014 5:34 PM
Mike Berrell
Stretford Cemetery - PORRELLI
I have added one photo (reduced size) If you would like all the images sending full sized please email me with your email address.
Mike Berrell
mike_berrell@ntlworld.com
Added by Mike Berrell on Oct 14, 2014 5:56 AM
JD STEPHENS, U.S. NAVY VETERAN
RE: USN service as well
WOW... I was supposed to be on that ship. Not too many people know about or remember that incident. AZ3 Padget was in my place with the Helo detachment.
Added by JD STEPHENS, U.S. NAVY VE... on Oct 12, 2014 9:41 PM
Pat McArron
Jordan Spears
Thank you for that info on Jordan. Of course he was lost at see. Good catch on your part. Thank you again. I have since corrected the error.

Pat McArron
Added by Pat McArron on Oct 10, 2014 9:54 PM
Mike Berrell
Stretford Cemetery - PORRELLI
Hello,

In order to find a grave a photo volunteer needs to know the grave ref. This can be obtained from Altrincham Crematorium office email:
altrincham.crematorium@trafford.gov.uk

or https://www.deceasedonline.com/servlet/GSDOSearch

Please see FAGs:
NOTE: Please contact the cemetery for plot information prior to making your photo request. Some cemeteries are now charging to look up plot location information, but they will usually provide the information free to family members.
NOTE: Many cemeteries are now asking that a relative of the deceased contact the cemetery to obtain plot, lot and grave location information, as well as inform the cemetery staff that a volunteer will be coming to take the photo of the grave marker. This helps with verifying that the deceased is buried there, makes it easier for the volunteer photographer to find the grave marker, and may help the photo volunteer gain permission to take the photo.

Kind regards,

Mike Berrell

Added by Mike Berrell on Oct 05, 2014 3:59 AM
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