|Dawn D. (#29679040)|
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I live in NJ. I have lived here all my life. I have been doing my family genealogy since 1996. I love walking through and transcribing cemeteries.|
Some of the memorials I have created and manage are ancestors of mine, and many of them are not. I try to add as much as possible to the memorials so that others researching their families can get information on their families. I welcome any corrections to the memorials I have created. Sometimes information sent can be incorrect, the dates on graves hard to read, etc.
I think findagrave is excellent, but when you wish to add memorials, please make sure that someone else has NOT already added that person. Duplicate memorials are confusing to other researchers. I have found many cases where I have created memorials and someone else has created another one AFTER mine. If you discover a memorial has already been created by someone else and you are family to the person added, please contact the submitter for a transfer. Also, adding memorials to findagrave because you ASSUME the person is buried there is also confusing to other researchers. If you do not know do NOT add it. This website is to help others, not to see how many memorials you can add.
The cemeteries that I have added memorials from include: Canton Baptist Church Cemetery in Canton, NJ; First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Salem, NJ; Baptist Church Cemetery in Salem, NJ; East View Cemetery in Salem, NJ; St. Mary's Cemetery in Salem, NJ; Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Greenwich, Cumberland Co. NJ; and Saint John's Episcopal Churchyard in Salem City, Salem Co., NJ.
I usually honor requests for memorial transfers if the memorial is a relative of the requester, but please do not expect large numbers of memorials to be transferred at a moments notice. I will transfer them as MY time allows.
**PLEASE DO NOT ADD INFORMATION IN THE NOTE SECTION TO MY ANCESTORS MEMORIALS. USE THE EDIT TAB AND SEND ME YOUR SUGGESTION WITH THE SOURCE OF YOUR INFORMATION. I HAVE SPENT MANY YEARS DOING MY FAMILY HISTORY AND THERE HAS BEEN INCORRECT INFORMATION POSTED IN THE NOTE SECTION**
**PLEASE NOTE: I will NOT accept an edit linking children to their Mother when the Mother has married after the death of her first husband and you have her first married name listed as a maiden name. Per Findagrave: They are to be listed as first name, middle name (if any) and current married name. Anything else causes confusion. You can put all names, husbands, etc in bio section of the memorial.
**PLEASE USE THE EDITS FEATURE OF FINDAGRAVE TO SUBMIT INFORMATION OR CORRECTIONS TO MEMORIALS. I will NOT correct if they are not sent through the edits feature. Too many emails are jamming my inbox AND information being sent to correct is NOT for the actual memorial needing to be corrected/updated. I have no problem correcting memorials but I am NOT going to spend my time having to hunt for the correct memorial.
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|Carolyn Schwab||Edward Middleton|
I added your update to this record. Thanks.
Could you please look in the Death Index you have access to for the following - Jacob Melick circa 1823 and his wife Jane Henery Melick circa 1828.
They lived in Upper Alloways Creek, Salem Co.
|Joan Young||RE: Mary Emma ROBINSON buried Greenview Salem|
Thanks, Dawn...then that tells me the transcription for the death record is wrong. I'll send a correction for that one.
Thanks for letting me know.
|Joan Young||Mary Emma ROBINSON buried Greenview Salem|
I have a correction for you for Mary Emma ROBINSON's page. NJ Death and Burial records on Ancestry says she died 12 May 1888 but the F A G page states she died 12 May 1889. I assume this was merely a transcription error?
I got interested in Mary Emma because she is mentioned in her grandfather's will:
Salem County Wills 1831-1860: 1849, Apr. 3: Benjamin FRANKLIN, Mannington. Exec. to sell real estate. Receipts to granddau. Mary Emma ROBINSON, $1,000 to be invested by my son-in-law James ROBINSON. Grandson Benjamin Franklin STOCKS (STOKES?), son of Louella STOCKS (STOKES?), my silver watch. Residue of my estate to daus. Hannah ROBINSON, Esther MOORE, Mary STOKES, Sarah FOSTER and the heirs of my dau. Ann. Execs. Son-in-law James ROBINSON and Joseph Foster Jr. Wit: Joseph R. CHEW, Lydia A. THOMAS and John M. CONOVER. Proved Feb. 13, 1851 E-151.
For some reason her grandfather was concerned about the well-being of Mary Emma and provided funds for her. She is the daughter of James ROBINSON (brother of my 2nd great-grandfather) and Hannah (FRANKLIN) Steelman Robinson.
I have not been able to find Mary Emma on any census living either with her parents or grandparents in 1850 or 1860 and I can't find her in 1870 either. She does appear in Salem all alone, occupation "physician" on the 1880 census.
The inscription on her stone saying "She hath done what she could" also is rather mysterious.
Somehow I get the feeling she overcame some adversity, perhaps a disability, to become a doctor.
One of these days I'm going to get to the Salem County Courthouse to try to find what I can on Mary Emma ROBINSON. I strongly suspect there is more to her story.
Joan (Myers) Young
|Ed Fenlon||RE: Charles J. Pedersen - 1987 Nobel Peace Prize winner|
Thanks for replying to me and for adding a bio for Charles Pedersen.
I read the bio and I think you did a fine job. One small typo should be fixed however. Pedersen shared the "Nobel Prize in Chemistry" not the "Nobel Peace Prize in Chemistry". The word "Peace" should be omitted in both places in the bio.
|Mary Hill||RE: Caroline Keasbey|
Thank you for your efforts! Looks good now.
|Mary Hill||Caroline Keasbey "Carrie" Rusling|
Listed on www.findagrave.com as the daughter of William Rusling and Arabell.
Two birth records from New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980 name her parents as Thomas Rusling and Elizabeth. The FindAGrave entry says Thomas Rusling and Elizabeth were her grandparents and William Rusling and Anabell were her parents. She is tied to Thomas Rusling and Elizabeth in FamilySearch.org. How do you know that William Rusling and Anabell were her parents? Thank you.
|Patty Doyle Hughes||Isabella Thompson|
So sorry for creating a duplicate memorial. I have removed mine and added my photo to yours. I am concerned though that I may have created a number of duplicates though because I thought that cemetery was St. John's...I didnt realize that it was First Presbyterian. the Thompson name always catches my eye as my 9th GGP, Andrew and Isabella (Marshall) Thompson were some of the first settlers to the Salem area.
|John H Willey||RE: Wife of Rev. Benjamin Tyler|
Thanks for adding his wife to the Memorial.
|John H Willey||RE: Wife of Rev. Benjamin Tyler|
Sorry, I pressed a 9 instead of 0, b-21 Jul 1807, Must edit better.
|Betty Atkinson||RE: Canton, Salem, NJ 1864|
That was a real tragedy and I read that in 1863 there was a col era epidemic in the area...but wondered if this was a left over from that..but likely as not if Ida had scarlet fever and about 4 of the children died in March 1864 and one in April and 2 in May it was probably something like that.. Sad for the family....
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