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dran (#47194125)
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Please use the Edit tab located at the top right of the memorial to let me know of any corrections/additions to my listings so that I may make the updates.

I spend a lot of time increasing the volume and accuracy of biographical information and links even for unrelated families.

I began studying my family history in 1976 and have been at it ever since. I love searching for members of my family tree and learning all I can about their lives.

Personal focus of research on:

The Lyman Family in America: the Ancestors & Descendants of Richard Lyman & Sarah Osborne from High Ongar, England, 1631.

"Show me your cemeteries and I will tell you what kind of people you have." - Benjamin Franklin
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Pamala Sarvis
Rev.Joseph Prince
I Am interested in sermon that was delivered by Rev. john Murray on life and character of Joseph Prince b. 4/12/1723. His father is my 6th G. Grandfather.
thanks for your help Am new at this.
Added by Pamala Sarvis on Aug 27, 2014 10:41 AM
Jean Whitney
I have added the inscription to the photo of the grave of Annie Burr Jennings.
Added by Jean Whitney on Aug 22, 2014 10:52 AM
Jean Whitney
Annie B Jennings
I am sorry the inscription is hard to read on the stone; it is quyite clear when standing above it, and the next time I go over there I will copy it and add it to your memorial jean
Added by Jean Whitney on Aug 20, 2014 11:37 AM
Bob Collins
Edward C. T. Beecher
I appreciate the correction for Edward C. T. Beecher (1892-1895)-- but now there are 2 pages for him. Please delete the duplicate memorial (#134531786)and I'll upload photo/caption to the other, more complete page.
Added by Bob Collins on Aug 18, 2014 4:43 PM
Bob Collins
Rev. Edward Beecher in Green-Wood
DRAN--we have a little problem with Edward Beecher's record (memorial #76775551). It turns out that the Edward Beecher buried in public lot 15309, grave 178 (my photo) is NOT the Reverend Beecher.

Edward C. T. Beecher, buried Aug 4 1895 in Green-Wood Cemetery, was a child who died Aug 1 1895 at the age of 3 years 4 months and 14 days.

Although the NY Times says that the Rev Dr Edward Beecher was buried in Green-Wood--there is no record of it. I have a strong feeling that he is actually buried in the Beecher family lot in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, CT.

Wherever he is--he is not in Green-Wood, despite the NY Times article. I am therefore removing my pic from his memorial #76775551. I will let you know if I can discover his real burial place.
Added by Bob Collins on Aug 18, 2014 12:22 PM
Lauren Thomas
I found and added James, Prudence and their twins in Oakwood cemetery in Beloit, WI. After looking in to adding the family links I found them in another cemetery as well. I contacted out cemetery clerk and she did confirm that they are not buried in Oakwood so I did send it to edit to be make as a cenotaph.
Added by Lauren Thomas on Aug 14, 2014 1:54 PM
John S. Sims
SAW Photos
You may find it interesting to look at the memorial for Nelson Rardin (#93382014) and compare his photo with Reuben Washburn (#75403560). Both men were in the 13th MN Vol. Infantry.
Added by John S. Sims on Aug 08, 2014 11:23 AM
Robert Peterson Sr.
RE: Eliza Lee
Sorry, I repeated my message. I meant to inform the other person, but screwed it up. Seems the problem is someone created a duplicate record for Joseph Buckminster, (one of which had his daughter listed as a spouse,) then the two records were merged.

Added by Robert Peterson Sr. on Jul 20, 2014 10:01 AM
Lyman- Center Cemetery Southampton, Ma
Thank you for the information! It has been added.
Added by Theresa on Jul 19, 2014 8:37 AM
Annie Lyman Warren 115720098
I put up a picture on her site, Annie's name is the second name on the stone.
Added by Lorene on Jul 14, 2014 1:16 PM
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