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Ed Poulin (#47263733)
 member for 5 years, 7 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo November 3, 2015 ----

I finished my Gardner and surrounding towns database. It centers on Gardner but I included information on the early residents of Templeton, Winchendon, Westminster, and Ashburnham, Massachusetts garnered from the town histories, censuses, and vital records. It is uploaded to and has over 101,000 individuals.

Thus ends about a 5 year project which had its roots in my initial foray into photographing the stones of Greenbower Cemetery in Gardner.


If you do not wish to have a memorial online for your relative then let me know and I will delete it.

I have not cleaned the stones so you might come across a photo of one of your relative's stones and think, "what a mess". If you would like a better picture posted then I can go out and retake it no problem and do a little clearing away of dirt and weeds to boot. I just figured I could get all the photos done in a more timely manner and then make a better effort on the ones people actually are interested in seeing.

I have determined the genealogy of most of the original settlers (see my website below) of Gardner MA. Most of these people are buried in the Old Burial Ground while a few are in Green Bower and Crystal Lake Cemeteries. I have also traced the lineages of their progeny as far as the early 1900s and sometimes further.

I am not originally from this town and so I would be glad to transfer the memorials if you want them. As always, feel free to download any photo I've taken and I'd be glad to do some searching in my area if you can't do it yourself.

'Nuff said. Ed
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M Backus
Homer Pike transfer

Thank you very much for creating the Homer Pike memorial, adding your photo and for the transfer. This will help us with our family project.
Added by M Backus on Nov 23, 2015 7:45 AM
BEAN relation?
Hi Ed,

Are you related to the BEAN family of Strawberry Valley, CA.?

Added by Mitchell on Nov 20, 2015 1:26 PM
Randy Seaver
Nathan Gates d. 1830 request
Hi Ed,

I received the message that there was no gravestone for my 4th great-grandfather, Nathan Gates (1767-1830) in the Old Burying Ground in Gardner. Thank you for searching. Thank you also for your fantastic effort to document these records in Gardner. That is a monumental effort.

Regards -- Randy Seaver
Added by Randy Seaver on Nov 17, 2015 5:55 PM
Patricia Hampton
Edvi Matson
Thank you so much for trying to locate the tombstone for Edvi Matson. I truly appreciate your efforts. Pat
Added by Patricia Hampton on Nov 12, 2015 9:44 AM
Barbara Hanno
RE: Ebenezer Russell 75891492
Thanks for the corrections and advice. It's easy to make duplicates but usually everyone is so nice, like you! Barbara
Added by Barbara Hanno on Oct 23, 2015 6:53 AM
Barbara Hanno
Ebenezer Russell 75891492
Hi Ed, I have noted there are 2 Ebenezer Russells that are the same on Find A Grave--yours and #61641715. Yours is excellent because it links back through the generations but the other one has Ebenezer linked to his wife Susanna and there are pictures of their gravestones posted. The person who posted this Ebenezer and Susanna doesn't have a contact email. I linked their daughter, Susanna Russell Smith Johnson, to Ebenezer 75891492 but to HER Susanna 61641716 to get the benefit of the generational linkages you have and the photos she has. Don't know what to do about this. Thanks for all our work on Find A Grave. Barbara
Added by Barbara Hanno on Oct 22, 2015 8:16 PM
Wrong connection
Hi Ed,

I Have had a couple people related to the Meacham's contact me today to let me know that your Isaac Meacham (1642-1715) in connected to the wrong wife.

Deborah Brown 1673-1731 is the spouse of Jeremiah Meacham 1644-1743. Jeramiah Meacham was the son of Sr.Jeramiah Meacham 1614-1696 and Ursula Perrie 1569-1614.
Sorry, for all the confusion but I was notified today that someone had merged the father and Son together.

Thank You,
Added by Briar✿Rože on Oct 15, 2015 5:35 PM
Thank You :)
Hi Ed,
Thank you so very much for the transfer it is very much appreciated.

You have a wonderful week.

~Many Blessings~
Added by Briar✿Rože on Oct 13, 2015 6:59 PM
Charles Sherman Ayers #117552442
One slight correction on the memorial page: Charles Sherman Ayers was the son of Ezra M. Ayers and Fannie L. Sherman.(Fannie is my 2xs G Aunt)
Added by Ann on Oct 04, 2015 3:07 PM
Lewis Clark
Blanche Peabody Curtis
Many thanks for your help. Best wishes with your ongoing projects!
Added by Lewis Clark on Sep 24, 2015 3:29 PM
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