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Beverly Kane (#46485975)
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Bio Photo I am working on entering all graves in the Rhinebeck Cemetery that are listed in the two comprehensive books compiled by Arthur C.M. Kelly of Kinship, Rhinebeck, NY http://www.kinshipny.com/

- Rhinebeck, New York : death records of the 18th and 19th centuries by Arthur C.M. Kelly.

- Rhinebeck Association Cemetery : 20th century deaths / transcribed and indexed by Arthur C. M. Kelly.

Both of these books correct errors that are found an older publication of the cemetery records - Old gravestones of Dutchess County, New York / nineteen thousand inscriptions collected and edited by J. Wilson Poucher, M. D. and Helen Wilkison Reynolds.

As I work my way around the cemetery I am photographing as many headstones that I can find. I am also adding any interments that are not listed in the Kelly book, basically those after 1999.

I have two databases of interment records for the Rhinebeck Cemetery. I will be adding some of this information to existing records and adding records for those who are interred but who do not have a headstone.

I am happy to transfer management of any record not in my family. Photos can be copied freely for private use.
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JulieLake
"Kerk Hof"
Hi Beverly,
I appreciate all that you do so much! I just ran across "Kerk Hof" Cemetery, and can't recall if I've brought this to your attention in the past, or not. Have we had this conversation before?
Some of the graves here are also listed under its proper name, "Van Wagenen Ground", and were added after you created this batch of memorials.
"Kerkhof" is a generic term for "cemetery", so this place has been labeled "Cemetery Cemetery". In the deed, the place was called "Evert Van Wagenen's Kerkhof" (=burying ground).
Source: "Genealogy of the Van Wagenen Family from 1650 to 1884:..,
by Gerrit Hubert Van Wagenen.
There's a description of its location here:
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/county/dutchess/data/cems/rhine/rhinevanwagenen.htm
I've thought of the place, and of my ancestors who settled around there, every time I've taken the train over the years. I wish I could have visited it. (I moved to the other end of the continent a few months ago.)
From what I understand, burial grounds in NY state cannot be owned by private owners, so I assume it's landlocked by private property.
It's wonderful to see the place fully transcribed and put into memorials, and I feel it would be a tremendous service to descendants of Kips, Van Wagenens, Roosas, Eltings, Van Ettens, et al, if the more descriptive name were used.
Thanks again for all the wonderful work you do.
~Julie
Added by JulieLake on Dec 12, 2015 12:03 AM
Donna
Thomas Fisk.
thanks for the info - much appreciated.
Added by Donna on Nov 17, 2015 4:27 AM
lulu
RE: Moore stone - Rhinebeck Cemetery
its SUPER ! thanks soooo much!! Donna
Added by lulu on Nov 14, 2015 2:42 PM
lulu
Moore
thanks Beverly for the transfers - I had one question - I have a different birth date for Hampden and wondered where you got yours from?? thanks again!! lulu 47183637
Added by lulu on Nov 12, 2015 2:51 PM
Daystcat
RE: Van Wagenen, Van Wagner
You're welcome and thanks for the info about the name variation - it's certainly something that creates a challenge for genealogists!
Cathy
Added by Daystcat on Oct 27, 2015 3:14 PM
Irisheyes
RE: Sarah Ann Spies Baker FAG 144575397
Yes, it is difficult when there are multiple marriages. You can't put it with the maiden name as it will show in italics, and to add it to the middle name puts it before the maiden name. Thanks for your consideration.

Sandra Rodman
Added by Irisheyes on Oct 20, 2015 2:55 PM
Irisheyes
RE: Sarah Ann Spies Baker FAG 144575397
Yes, you are correct. However, I think I said Kip Baker, not Kipp. The reason I did that was that I have seen her name that way in some newspaper articles, however, if you want to keep it just Baker that's fine. I understand it's to be the way it is on the stone.

Thanks for the clarification.
Sandra Rodman
Added by Irisheyes on Oct 20, 2015 2:27 PM
Irisheyes
Sarah Ann Spies Baker FAG 144575397
I'm a little confused as to what data is conflicting.

NEW YORK TIMES JUL 9, 1910
OBITUARY NOTES
MRS. SARAH ANN SPIES-KIP BAKER, THE WIFE OF JOHN BLAKE BAKER AND THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE ADAM W. SPIES, DIED ON THURSDAY AT THE HOTEL MANHATTAN. THE BAKERS HAD PREVIOUSLY LIVED AT THE HOTEL GOTHAM. THE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD NEXT MONDAY FROM THE CHURCH OF THE HEAVENLY REST, FIFTH AVENUE AND FORTY-FIFTH STREET, AT 11:15. THE INTERMENT WILL BE PRIVATE.

NEW YORK TIMES DEC 15, 1910
MRS. FREEMAN TO WED JOHN B. BAKER
THE ENGAGEMENT IS ANNOUNCED OF MRS. JULIA B. M. FREEMAN, WIDOW OF THE LATE FRANK MORGAN FREEMAN, TO JOHN BLAKE BAKER. MRS. FREEMAN HAS TWO CHILDREN, MRS. B. TAPPEN FAIRCHILD AND MISS LOUISE FREEMAN. MR. BAKER IS A WIDOWER, HIS WIFE, WHO DIED SOME TIME AGO, WAS MRS. ANNIE SPIES KIP WHOSE CHILDREN BY HER FIRST HUSBAND WERE HENRY SPIES KIP AND WILLIAM RUDOLF KIP. MR. BAKER AND MRS. FREEMAN ARE DISTANT COUSINS.

Please let me know so the information can be corrected.

Thank you.
Sandra Rodman
Added by Irisheyes on Oct 20, 2015 10:31 AM
Scrib & Barb Kelly
Margaret & John UHL
Thank you so much for the wonderful photos! Your time and effort is very much appreciated by our family!

Added by Scrib & Barb Kelly on Oct 06, 2015 5:39 AM
Daystcat
RE: Rhinebeck Cemetety stuff
Glad to hear it! It's fun for me to remember so many people and places in Rhinebeck. I could almost smell the Schaad's butcher shop! I'm getting it from the newspaper collection held at http://www.fultonhistory.com.
Added by Daystcat on Sep 29, 2015 12:03 PM
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