|Andrew L. (#46818829)|
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8 Aug. 2011
DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND MY CONTROL, I NO LONGER HAVE INTERNET OR EMAIL (AT HOME), I WILL STILL BE ADDING MEMORIALS-TRANSFERS-CORRECTIONS ON TWO OTHER COMPUTERS.
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Ancestors & relatives never really go away, they get buried, cremated or vaulted in a sacred place for us to visit and remember. After all, where would we be without our ancestors? As much as it hurts to lose a loved one, we must be thankful for the time we had together. These memorials in FIND A GRAVE are growing by a million a month and make it easier for the world to find & see the memorials of their loved ones. Through these memorials, they live on.
Passionate is an understatement, Genealogy & Cemeteries are a big part of my life. Have 35 years of sometimes obsessive research under my belt. I'm one of the very few volunteers for Madison County, NY which is 662 square miles with 285 Cemeteries and endless hills (up to 1800 ft) & valleys, so go easy on me folks.
Genealogically I picked up where my Grandfather and his father left off. I specialize in Madison County, NY and surrounding areas and Warren County, NY. If you find your relative in my memorials and would like transfers or to add bios, or corrections let me know. All my photos are free for distribution.
Though it feels like "good-bye", we know that in reality, for those of us who have a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ it is merely, "see-you-later"
Taphophilia is a interest for and enjoyment of cemeteries. Taphophilia involves epitaphs, gravestone rubbing, photography, art, and history of deaths. The singular term is a taphophile.
"Life is a meal...and old age is desert"
"Tho the Brave may not live forever, the cautious may never live at all"
Currently working on:
(meaning taking photos/adding memorials)
Waterville Cem. - Waterville, Oneida, ny
Recently Completed Cemeteries:
(meaning all stones photo'd & memorials added)
New Woodstock Cem. - New Woodstock T/O Cazenovia
Hillside Cem. - Georgetown, Madison, NY
Sheds Cem. - DeRuyter, Madison, NY
Earlville Cem. - Earlville, T/O Hamilton, Madison, NY
Graham Cem. - T/O Hamilton, Madison, NY
Poolville Cem. - T/O Hamilton, Madison, NY
Hillside Cem. -Oriskany Falls, Augusta, Oneida, NY
Deansboro Cem. (85%) - Marshall, Oneida, NY
Woodlawn Cemetery - Hamilton, Madison, NY
W. Edmeston Cemetery - Brookfield, Madison, NY
Leonardsville SD Bapt Cem. - Brookfield, Madison, NY
Leonardsville Cemetery - Brookfield, Madison, NY
Madison Street Cemetery (89%)- Hamilton, Madison, NY
St. Agatha's Cemetery - Canastota, Madison, NY
St. Joseph's Cemetery - Madison, Madison, NY
Madison Village Cemetery - Madison, Madison, NY
Glenwood Cemetery (82%)- Oneida, Madison Co., NY
Sangerfield Cemetery - Sangerfield, Oneida, NY
Morrisville Rural Cemetery - Morrisville, Madison, NY
Oneida Castle Cemetery Oneida Castle, Oneida Co., NY
St. Patricks Cemetery - Oneida, Madison Co., NY
Stockbridge Cemetery - Stockbridge, NY
St. Francis Cemetery - Durhamville, NY
St. Helena/Valley View Cemetery - Oneida, NY
Mount Pleasant Cemetery - (82%) Canastota, NY
Welsh Church Cemetery - Nelson, NY
Vernon Center Cemetery - Vernon Ctr., NY
Augusta Cemetery - Knoxboro, NY
Lenox Rural Cemetery - Lenox, NY
Whitelaw Cemetery - Whitelaw (Lenox), NY
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|Alison Gulbrandson||RE: Fred Fuller, Union Cem.N.C.|
Hi Andrew, Aunt Myra was a dear sister of my Dad, Jim. Met Mabel several years ago...went to see her at her home, enjoyed meeting her. She was a dear friend of Aunt Myra's. Have been searching for years to sort out these Fullers, Alison
|Debbie Davis||FylerSettlement Cemetery|
I appreciate all the hard work you have put into find a grave site. This site has been of great help in my family tree research. You actually posted a few of my ancestors from Fyler Settlement. I was wondering if you knew who or how I could get any info on my ancestors? In my search I have found the office of cemeteries I have visited had index cards on each person buried there. The few times I have been to Fyler no one seemed to know anything on the church or if there were any files. The church at the cemetery was never opened when we were there. Not even sure if it is being used any longer. I am from Louisville KY. so it is a distance to drive. I did check with Madison County Historical Society. became a member actually. But even they were unable to help me with this. I am a member of ancestry.com as well as a few others. What I am searching for is Daniel Bender's parents names. It has become a real challenge to find them. Do you know of anyone I can contact for this church? I am at a stand still on the Benders. Daniel Bender would be my gg grandfather. Id appreciate any info you might have on my search. I'd be for ever grateful.. Thanks so much for taking the time to read this...
|Rebecca Ott||Eaton Farm Cemetery|
You thankfully created a memorial for a Judson Jerritt Mace at Eaton Farm Cemetery in 2009. From the information you recorded, I think there must be a stone there. Would it be possible for you to take a picture of the stone or do you know of anyone that can take the picture and either post it at findagrave or send it to me (and I'll post it). I did request a photo at findagrave, but the other 2 requests were from 2010 and haven't been fulfilled. Anything you can do to help would be greatly appreciated. My member number: #47226446 under Rebecca Ott
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|Ron Fink||Fink's in Mabie Cemetery|
I am trying to find out all the people buried in the Shaver Private Cemetery/ Mabie Farm Cemetery. I think my ancestors are buried there. Their surnames are Fink. Can you help in any way.
Added by Ron Fink on Apr 25, 2014 10:07 PM
|Linda Billington Stewart||RE: Samuel Billington|
It looks like spring might be delayed this year! But I'll check back to see if you've found a stone for Samuel. Thanks.
|Jodine Bergen||Waterville Cemetery burials|
I am looking for burial information on several people who died in Waterville. My 2x great grandfather lived in Waterville. Two of his children are buried there: Clara Amelia Harwood died 31 December 1862 at 7 months 26 days old and Hatley Harwood died sometime around the same time. Mary Ann Welford, my 3x great grandmother, died 15 December 1879 at age 75. Her husband could be buried near her. I don't know his name only last name Welford. William's sister Hannah Gurr died 28 December 1927. Her husband John Gurr was buried 29 May 1892. Their daughter Marietta Julia Gurr died 1 June 1919.
Would it be possible for you to add memorials for these people? If not, do you know of a contact at the cemetery who could help me find missing information? Thanks for any help.
|Margaret Sopp||Sarah Matteson|
Thank you so much for taking the photos at Welsh Church Union Cemetery in Nelson, NY for the Matteson family. The stones for George, Clarissa and Sophronia are wonderfully preserved. The photo for Sarah not so much. Can you read the dates on Sarah's tombstone? I've fooled around with the contrast, but I just can't pick up on the dates. She is my husband's ancestor.
|Tom Reece||Joseph Wiltsie|
Andrew, if you happen back to Joseph's marker at Morrisville Rural, could you clear his marker off a little so we can see it ? Don't get me wrong I appreciate your work,just would like a better shot.
|gravehunter1218||Orissa Sexton Barnard|
Those were the first photos I had ever saw of her. Thank you for posting them. Her son Walter Frank was my great great grandfather and I had seen a photo of him but none of his parents or any generation before him.
I was wondering if you had any photos of her parents and if her husband was in any of the photos you have? If so I would love to see them.
|Daryl Verstreate, Jr||Question|
Would you mind if I used your headstone pics for Rev War soldiers and Patritos on my website here is the link. SAR non for profit group, trying to index and photograph all of them in the state and have about 7900 done so far.
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