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vabloom (#46851926)
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Keeper of a Widespread Multinational Family Tree.

Always looking for information on Galpin-Brunnemann families of Connecticut and New York; and DeVera-Geminiano families of the Philippines.

My husband's family: Collins, Dwyer, Ford, Holm, Lindstrom, McCarthy, McCleary, Riley, Roark, Schagerholm, Shank, Wheeler, Wrenn

I'm perfectly happy to transfer memorials to you, except for my direct line of ancestors. Just ask.
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 • 1 Memorial/week
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Bill McGarry
Michael Lombardo 100606667
Michael Lombardo 100606667 is my uncle. I'd like to link his parents. Mother 161099394, Father 161943351.
Added by Bill McGarry on Apr 30, 2016 2:18 PM
RE: Thomas, Margaret and Josephine Bergin
Vabloom, it was a pleasure, all the more because the Bergin's headstone exists (actually, there are two, while most of the graves I photograph have no headstone)and because it is a beautiful work of art. Thanks for your words.
Added by Marcial on Jun 11, 2015 10:27 PM
Heather Zell Bosley
26449573 Hannora Cecilia Wrenn Collins
I was wondering if you knew where Hannora's maiden name was obtained from? I've been doing some searching but cannot seem to find anything.

Thanks for your help,
Added by Heather Zell Bosley on Jun 11, 2015 4:12 PM
RE: Thomas, Margaret and Josephine Bergin
Oh, please don't miss Timothy because I also visited and photographed his resting place and headsote! I learned about it from the "hidden" note you wrote for Thomas' family. And, by the way, I found that you also created separate records for Margaret (wife) and Joshephine (daughter) so I copied some of the pics for their memorials. And just a final note: You wrote that Josephine was born and died in 1901 but the year carved on the headstone for Josephine is 1910. If the headstone is correct, it will be very easy for you to edit your data.
Added by Marcial on May 25, 2015 1:26 PM
RE: Thomas, Margaret and Josephine Bergin
Hi. It happens that I was still writing the captions while you wrote me your beautiful message. May I suggest that you visit again the photos in case you lost any of my lastest notes? It was a pleasure, believe me. And this particular graves of your family have been the most rewarding of all because most of the times there are no headstones, which makes my work much harder by marking a few graves within the plot and range just to have an idea where the grave I am looking for is located. One additional pleasure was that the headstones are beautiful and in perfect shape. I am glad.
Added by Marcial on May 25, 2015 1:20 PM
Graves for Thomas and Timothy
Hi vabloom:

I will try to find the graves for Thomas, wife and daughter, and for Timothy. I hope the graves have headstones because all my latest researchs have been very difficult because there was no headstone for any of them. As for Thomas, there might be an additional problem, which is that there is no grave number. Nonetheless, I will do my best.
Added by Marcial on May 25, 2015 8:47 AM
Marion Steiding-Chappell
Robinson Sands "Robin" Guerry
Thank You for Robin's burial place.
Added by Marion Steiding-Chappell on Jul 08, 2014 10:08 PM
Jan Franco
Wm. Brunnemann
Added the dates, but it is not clear to me how to connect the link. It it his wife, or mother?
Added by Jan Franco on Nov 29, 2013 7:14 AM
Frederick Brunneman
I believe that your memorial entry #115355293 for Frederick Brunneman is in error. The burial index card attached to the memorial indicates that he is buried in the MT Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport.

The Christopher Avery Cemetery is an ancient cemetery. I do not think there have been any burials there since the mid 19th century.
Added by WMitch6 on Nov 05, 2013 9:32 AM
June Ford
Ford family
I believe it is very likely that my husband's g-g-grandfather John Ford is closely related to this family but have been unable to make a connection. He & Jared P Ford started the first Methodist Church in Decatur Co IND, and I've amassed a lot of information on them that points in a certain way and still.... If anyone would like to exchange info I'd be delighted.
Added by June Ford on Sep 19, 2013 10:37 AM
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