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MSB (#46948018)
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Bio Photo Feel free to use any of the images I have taken in your family research (online or otherwise), and don't hesitate to share them with any interested family members. I will happily transfer memorials for those I am not related to or have other special connections to. If you would like a transfer, just make a request through the suggestion/correction link on the individual's memorial page.

I am researching family members with surnames Bowdish/Bowditch, Adams, Phillips, Stiles, Murray, Still, Moore, Breakenridge, Wright, Risley, Smith, Ketchum, Sherwood, Hurd, Bostwick, Schouten, LaDue, Freer, Platt, Lewis, Gates, Griswold, Buell, Phelps, Hoyt, Coggins, Ayers/Ayres, Reynolds, Cummings, Gregory, Rudderow, Middlebrook, Trowbridge, Minor, Avery, Ball, Chesebrough, Stanton, Palmer, Saxton, Madden, Howland, Chipman, Evarts, Cobb, Lathrop, Lanphere, Alden, Mullins, Grinnell, Pabodie, Fastnow, Ruemler, Wiese, Wilson, Strachan, Netro/Itri, Carozza, Scusa, Woodhull, Hungerford, Alexander, Wharton, Intelkofer, McBurney, Gleason, James, Bruner, Gooderl, etc.

I am a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts, Ancient Heraldic & Chivalric Order of Albion, Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Connecticut, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, General Society Sons of the Revolution, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, General Society Sons of the American Revolution, Order of Indian Wars in the United States, General Society of Colonial Wars, General Society of the War of 1812, Royal Society of St. George, Hereditary Order of the Descendants of Colonial Governors, Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Pilgrim John Howland Society, Alden Kindred of America, Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry, National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims, Order of Indiana Pioneers, United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada, Society of Indiana Pioneers, Dutch Settlers Society of Albany, Sons & Daughters of the First Settlers of Newbury Massachusetts, Order of the Descendants of the Founders of Hartford, National Society Descendants of Early Quakers, Society of the Descendants of Colonial Clergy, Dutch Colonial Society, Flagon & Trencher, First Families of Ohio, Hereditary Order Descendants Loyalists & Patriots of the American Revolution, Son of a Witch, Society of the Descendants of Washington's Army at Valley Forge, Descendants of the Founders of New Jersey, Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor, Hereditary Order of the First Families of Massachusetts, Plymouth Hereditary Society, Order of the First Families of Rhode Island & Providence Plantations, Order of the First World War, Sons and Daughters of Colonial & Antebellum Bench & Bar, 1585-1861, Order of the Second World War, Presidential Families of America, Society of Descendants of the Founders of the New Haven Colony, Winthrop Society, National Society Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters 1607-1781, Order of the First Families of Maine, Hereditary Order of the Families of Presidents and First Ladies of America, Guild Colonial Artisans and Tradesmen (Master Guilder) 1607-1783, Order of the First Families of Connecticut 1633-1662, Bloodlines of Salem, Order of the First Families of New Hampshire 1622-1680, First Families of the Shenandoah Valley, Order of the First Families of Vermont 1609-1791, Descendants of Sheriffs & Constables of Colonial and Antebellum America, Platt Family Association, Thomas Minor Society, Platt Family Association, Stiles Family of America, Kansas Territorial Certificate, Moore Family Association and the Isaac Cummings Family Association.

I am also interested in visiting/imaging the graves of famous physicians and surgeons.

"No man is an island, entire of itself. Every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were. Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind. And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls...it tolls for thee."
-John Donne
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Donna Hasbrouck
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 17880641
Thanks so much
Added by Donna Hasbrouck on Jun 24, 2016 4:58 PM
Donna Hasbrouck
Find A Grave Memorial# 17880641
Hi MSB~

You fulfilled a photo request for Mary Hoadley Barrett, probably for her granddaughters. Her grave is unmarked. I thank you, also, for your act of kindness, as Mary was a very dear cousin to me.

My Mom, who's interred in Alderbrook told me her grandmother, Sarah Debroah (Page) Spencer is in unmarked grave there and how that always saddened her. I'm going to be making a research trip to Guilford in and the not to distant future and am hoping you're able to direct me as to who I may contact to verify this information and obtain plot location. I hoping to find my great grandfather, Oscar, as well.

I'm grateful for any assistance you're able to provide

~Donna Hasbrouck
Added by Donna Hasbrouck on Jun 24, 2016 3:51 PM
Svenska flicka
Thank you
Sometimes the dates are off my really strange amounts of time, so I just wanted to make sure that wasn't the case this time. I'll correct it in my records then also.

Mindi
Added by Svenska flicka on Jun 14, 2016 11:09 AM
Svenska flicka
Alfred J. Cummings
I have a question, I know you didn't originate his memorial, but the date of birth listed is 31 Apr 1830. Since there are only 30 days in April, what is the correct date? Could you message me and let me know, if you have it? Thank you so much!
Mindi
Added by Svenska flicka on Jun 13, 2016 7:52 PM
SarniaKid
RE: Joshua Adams
It was a pleasure! Actually, his relative, Ernie Adams and his wife Etta, lived in the apartment upstairs in our big old house in Sarnia! I loved visiting them and they taught me to play cribbage when I was 12!

I love doing this!! :-)

Angie C.
Added by SarniaKid on Jun 10, 2016 4:53 PM
David Roberts
Edits ?
OK, you gotta tell me what to do. I never saw the "edits" on the top of my page until a few minutes ago. I checked - there was supposed to be 26. I tried to approve the first one since I knew the lady making the edit. Except for a BOWDISH in Minnesota & one other [that showed my corrections in red] I hadn't paid any attention to the list beyond the first one.

I tried to approve but it kept flipping to approve, ignore, etc. Couldn't do anything with that one. Then I saw something on the bottom that looked like it might allow me to approve that one edit. Well, it approved the entire list of 26.

It even erased some changes I made from an edit on the list [those that showed in red]. I had just gotten a request & I not only made the corrections asked, but saw in what the man sent even more inform than his change requested. I changed it & it was erased by my accepting the entire edit list when I only was trying to approve one request.

So I went back in; re-added the info I had added this a.m. What the other 24 were about, I have no idea - but they were all approved.

You ever use that feature ?

Whatever ... I was burned.

David
Added by David Roberts on Apr 25, 2016 10:44 AM
David Roberts
Bowdish
Looks like nearly all the Bowdishes have been duplicated as at Old Mount and Mount. Maybe you could contact the lady who posted them & get the duplicates removed ? If you see anymore of mine in the wrong cemetery, let me know.
David
Added by David Roberts on Apr 25, 2016 7:26 AM
David Roberts
Mt. Vision / Old Mount Vision
Are there any others you want to be corrected ? When I visited there [only once] back in the 1980s, I was using a list - maybe I mixed up the names. Anyway, let me know.
Added by David Roberts on Apr 25, 2016 7:16 AM
Winmar
Elizabeth Wharton
I live in Greggsville WVa where Gregg Cemetery is located. Unfortunately the cemetery is pretty much non existent. Most of the markers are gone and the few left are unreadable. As a child in the 60's we used to play around the cemetery and I remember it having quite a few markers. If there is any other pictures you require around the Wheeling area please let me know.
MJ Martin
Added by Winmar on Apr 21, 2016 5:18 AM
Christie
RE: Seth Guy Bowdish
You are welcome for the photo of Seth Bowdish's headstone. I don't know if you anything about the history of Coleman, MI, but Seth is mentioned several time in our centennial book. "Seth Bowdish has a splendid line of fancy and staple groceries; in this store is also located the post office which he superintends. In the 1880 census for the City of Coleman he is listed as a druggist and in the 1895 census as retired. His business was located on Fourth Street near the corner of Washington Street. I was born and raised here and love to share what history I know.

Christie
Added by Christie on Apr 19, 2016 4:34 PM
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