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David Edsall (#46906546)
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Bio Photo My ancestors settled in Bergen and Sussex counties, New Jersey, in the 17th and 18th centuries, where some descendants have remained to the present day. I grew up in Cambridge and Dedham, MA with one foot in Vermont. Until recently I lived in Amherst, MA, where my graving was concentrated in Hampshire and Franklin counties in the Connecticut river valley. I have recently moved to Woodstock, VT, with part of the summers in Greensboro, VT, so my graving will now be concentrated in Windsor, Orleans and Caledonia counties.

I only create relationship links when there is clear evidence of a relationship, such as an inscription or other available information. Once bitten, twice shy. So, help me bring family members together if you can.

I welcome your corrections, as well as any additional information you can provide - but, PLEASE, I MUST INSIST THAT YOU INDICATE YOUR SOURCE, OR IT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED - NO EXCEPTIONS. After all, the memorial goes out over my name!

I am happy to transfer memorials if you are related. You are welcome to use any of my photos - I'd appreciate a credit. Thank you.

You are welcome to use any of my photos, and please add an appropriate credit.

Family names of interest to me: Edsall, Tileston, Dunham, Cranford, Barton, DeKay, Foote, Lawrence, Linn, Morse, Noyes, Seeley, Tiffany, Woodhull.

I've used Find-a-Grave extensively in my own researches around the country, and benefitted greatly from it. My contributions to the website are a way of saying thank you.

I have concentrated on the following cemeteries, working systematically:
Holy Rosary (Hadley, MA)
Plainville (Hadley, MA)
Russellville (No. Hadley, MA)

Batchelder Road (Stannard, VT)
East Craftsbury (E. Craftsbury, VT)
Felchville (Reading, VT)
Gill (Hartland, VT)
Greensboro Village (Greensboro, VT)
Hardwick Center (Hardwick, VT)
Lincoln Noyes (Greensboro, VT)
Maple Street (Hardwick, VT)
Methodist (Barnard, VT)
Mitchell (Greensboro, VT)
Pinehurst (So. Ryegate, VT)
Prosper (Woodstock, VT)
Randall (Woodstock, VT)
River Street (Woodstock, VT)
St. John of the Cross (Albany, VT)
South Albany (So. Albany, VT)
Taftsville Burying Ground (Taftsville, VT)
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pamela west
RE: Rachel Parsons Childs
Thanks, David, for the quick response. Guess you are up early, as am I:)

I do know who Rachel's parents are, and her children, but I don't have proof of Rachel's burial yet. I'm waiting to hear from Huron County, OH, which is where her last census was, and where many of her children and their families are buried. I presume that she is buried with them.

Just FYI, these are the memorial numbers for her father, Asa Childs, buried in MA, and her mother, Sabra Woodworth Childs, buried in OH, in a plot with Rachel's brother, Robertus Wright Childs.

Asa Childs 68106347
Sabra Woodworth Childs 36668455


Added by pamela west on Nov 10, 2015 8:41 AM
pamela west
Rachel Parsons Childs
Good morning. I am hoping to clear up an error on a memorial you created for Rachel Parsons Childs, who is my 1st cousin, 4x removed.

You have linked Rachel Parsons Childs ASHLEY to the wrong parents.

Asa and Sabra WOODWORTH Childs had a daughter, b. 8/2/1808, in Bolton, Washington, NY, named Rachel Parsons Childs. She married Cephas ALVORD 2/11/1827, in Shelburne, Franklin, MA.

They moved to Dane County, WI, and eventually to Huron County, OH, where her last census record was 1870.

Please unlink Rachel Ashely from Asa Childs and Sabra Woodworth Childs.

Thank you,

Pamela West
Added by pamela west on Nov 10, 2015 12:47 AM
Russell Fisher
Find A Grave Memorial# 60043052

I know it's a little stretch, but Jacob was my 5th Great Uncle.

Would you consider transferring management of the memorial? Also, if you have any other related Fisher's. Thanks for all of your work and research you have done. Truly wonderful.

Russell Fisher
Added by Russell Fisher on Nov 06, 2015 12:12 PM
Juanita Chrz
Levi Aldrich
David, Thank you so much for the wonderful picture of Levi's headstone.
Juanita Chrz
Added by Juanita Chrz on Nov 04, 2015 6:35 PM
Vicki Edwards
Thank You - Marsh Transfers & All My Edits

Hello David,

Thanks very much for transferring Rosina Marsh Russell's memorial earlier today and for the earlier transfer of her grand nephew John H Marsh. And for processing all those edits I've sent for various members of my extended Marsh family! I think I'll be moving onto other tasks soon, preparing for my 1st trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City in early December. But I suspect there are more family members in River Street Cemetery in Woodstock (or other area cemeteries) so I may be back in touch later. I really appreciate you having created the memorials to help me in my quest to bring my Marsh family "together".

Vicki Edwards
Los Angeles
Added by Vicki Edwards on Nov 03, 2015 7:21 PM
Tyler Lawrence
RE: William Armstrong
Hi David,

Thanks for letting me know. I sent him a message.

Much appreciated,
Added by Tyler Lawrence on Nov 03, 2015 3:49 PM
Darlene Boule
David Edsall
Thank you for making this for my daughter Michelle. It's very nice.
Added by Darlene Boule on Nov 02, 2015 6:28 PM
Fran Hanchett
RE: Helen Hanchett
That would be greatly appreciated if you could transfer; and thank you.
Added by Fran Hanchett on Oct 11, 2015 10:08 AM
Fran Hanchett
Helen Hanchett
I went on Find A Grave this morning to add my mother's recent death. Thank you for entering it.
Fran Hanchett
Added by Fran Hanchett on Oct 11, 2015 7:02 AM
michael sangree
thanks to mr edsall
wandering the web just now i happened to come across your entry re my grandfather, milton huyett sangree. these small crossings of memory become more important as family ages and events rush by. i've always appreciated the dirt roads around the noyes cemetery, esp the one with your name.
Added by michael sangree on Sep 17, 2015 7:39 AM
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