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Carl Ballenas (#47068879)
 member for 7 years, 6 months, 17 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
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 • 259 Photos
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Maple Grove Cemetery
Thank you for the grave photos for the Moore family at Maple Grove. Even though it turned out the graves were not marked I still appreciate the photos, and the time and effort.
Added by Brian on Sep 09, 2015 10:12 PM
Nellie NY
RE: Hutzler Family
Thank you! I did visit your website and it is very nice. Alice was my 2nd cousin twice removed so I don't know a lot about her and her family.
Thank you,
Added by Nellie NY on Sep 09, 2015 8:11 AM
Nellie NY
Hutzler Family
Thank you so much for taking the time to go to the cemetery and for taking the nice photo. I'm sorry to see they don't have a headstone. Could I please use the photo on my ancestry public family tree?
Thank you,
Added by Nellie NY on Sep 07, 2015 6:08 PM
Diane Gravlee
RE: Youngs grave marker photos
I don't know much else on Frederick Tully Youngs Sr. other than what I wrote on his memorial. I am sure, however, that if you google him or the church, you might find some more details. The Youngs are part of my daughter-in-law's paternal line, so I haven't done a lot of research on them. I do know the family is quite proud of what he did.
Do you ever get to St. John Cemetery in Middle Village in Queens? I have one burial there that needs a grave photo and has a request.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Sep 07, 2015 8:41 AM
John Beckstein
Charlotte Bissell
Hi Carl,
All set. Thanks
btw, I'm related via George Edgar Bissell's uncle Edwin Barnes Bissell.

Added by John Beckstein on Sep 07, 2015 7:29 AM
John Beckstein
RE: George E Bissell
Hi Carl
I would be happy to add Charlottes memorial.
Is she buried in the same place as George?

thanks John
Added by John Beckstein on Sep 07, 2015 7:10 AM
Brucker Headstone
Thank you so very much for the photo of the Brucker Headstone. It is so very much appreciated
Added by GMolan on Sep 07, 2015 6:32 AM
John Beckstein
George E Bissell
Thanks for taking the photo. It is greatly appreciated!
Added by John Beckstein on Sep 07, 2015 3:43 AM
Thank you thank you thank you!!
Added by PlayingWithTheDead on Sep 06, 2015 10:19 PM
Diane Gravlee
Youngs grave marker photos
Can't thank you enough for finding and taking the photos of the Youngs family members. I would never get my husband to travel to Queens to do this ourselves! Much appreciated.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Sep 06, 2015 8:31 PM
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