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Carl Ballenas (#47068879)
 member for 5 years, 11 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo Greetings...I wrote the book Images of America: Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens NY with Nancy Cataldi.
At Maple Grove we are active in helping find grave sites of family and friends.
Visit the Friends of Maple Grove for our many events and activities honoring and remembering those we care for at Maple Grove.
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Carl Ballenas
Maple Grove Historian and Steward of the Archives
President of the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
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 • 8 Memorials Added
 • 8 Memorials Managed
 • 215 Photos
 • 139 Volunteer Photos Taken
Messages left for Carl Ballenas (91)[Leave Message]
Peg & Lacey
Thank you so much for adding the headstone picture to Frank and Margaret's memorials. We really appreciate all your time and effort and speed in filling our request :)
Happy New Year!
Peg & Lacey
Added by Peg & Lacey on Dec 29, 2013 10:30 AM
Jack Wilson
RE: Ellen Rogers
Sure, Thanks!
Added by Jack Wilson on Dec 28, 2013 4:06 PM
Jack Wilson
Ellen Rogers
Thanks so much for the photo. I appreciate it so much. did you notice if it was a big plot or other Rogers there?
Added by Jack Wilson on Dec 28, 2013 3:15 PM
Thanks for taking the time to get the picture. I am working on the fellows in my fathers army unit.
Added by Tom on Dec 28, 2013 1:33 PM
RE: Schroeder
Thank you Carl!
Added by Lisa on Dec 12, 2013 1:50 PM
Carl, In Maple Grove Cemetery, my great grandparents were Charles and Christine/Christina Schroeder. I called Maple Grove and they said they were cremated, but they were "buried" at Maple Grove. Do you have an idea where they would be "buried" then? They died about 15 years before my grandmother died and was buried there, so it could not be with my grandparents. Do you have an idea?
Added by Lisa on Dec 10, 2013 7:33 AM
Thank you for the pictures of the Schroeders!
Added by Lisa on Nov 20, 2013 1:52 PM
Thanks again for all your good work. Your Maple Grove group sounds like it (you all) are doing great things. And I appreciate how helpful you are to other interested folks. Carolyn pierce
Added by sassa on Nov 19, 2013 7:06 PM
DeWolfe Plot
Thank you SO much for the photo of the DeWolfe plot. What a shame It has fallen on 'hard times' And they were such highly social family in their heyday (even if they had quite a lively bunch of kids@ What stories there are to tell about them. Thank you again. I appreciate you work. Regards, Carolyn Hale Pierce

p.s. am researching the family for a book.
Added by sassa on Nov 19, 2013 6:59 PM
Carl, about my great grandparents photo request that you claimed,

My great grandfathers name may be under Charles Schroeder the I, or Carl Schroeder I. And henrietta went by Christine, Christiana, or Christina.

Thank you!
Added by Lisa on Nov 18, 2013 11:18 AM
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