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Ed Poulin (#47263733)
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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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Norman Paddock
RE: Clark Paddock
Thanks Ed I have added Sidney L Paddock's grave site. I note that he shows as a sibling on his own page so I need to work on that. I will add my mother next and additional information

Added by Norman Paddock on Jun 09, 2016 4:14 PM
Never mind I found it...twins ;)
Added by ARB on Jun 01, 2016 7:38 PM
Never mind I found it...twins ;)
Added by ARB on Jun 01, 2016 7:38 PM
Arthur Kew
Hi Ed. I found you have this memorial for Arthur that says he was born and died in 1895. I was wondering where you got this information because I have Thomas Arthur born in 1895 but he lives a full life so I'm confused. Can you shed some light? Thanks, Alicia
Added by ARB on Jun 01, 2016 7:25 PM
RE: Hi
Thanks Ed,

I finally got back out to Crystal Lake a bit today. Tackling the last of the back row. Lots of immigrants with worn stones and horribly misspelled names. Argh. Ripped a huge hole in the crotch of my favorite pair of shorts to from squatting so much. A little embarrassing.

People always visit this cemetery too and stare at me me or call the cops on me. LOL. It's why it has taken me so long to get this done and of course LIFE. It's more like a park there with a nice view of the lake and park benches and lawns for people to hang out. I like secluded cemeteries where it's just me and the dead.


Added by Ryan-O on May 30, 2016 4:16 PM
Norman Paddock
RE: Clark Paddock
Ed: Thank you for the reply. I will do that when we return from a trip.

Norman Paddock
Added by Norman Paddock on Apr 21, 2016 1:51 PM
Myrtle Rice Moody
Myrtle Rice oody
Myrtle D Rice Moody # 84521376 is my aunt. I would like to request a transfer to me.

You mentioned Myrtle married Lawrence Ed Johnson in 1954. I have 29 Jul 1954 in NH but I can't find a source for it. By chance do you?

I have her 4th marriage to Jarl Eugene Moody 1970 in Ma. This girl loved to get married!!!

Thanks so much for the work you do!
Kgpris (#48461905)
Added by Kgpris on Mar 24, 2016 12:00 PM
Myrtle Rice moody
Myrtle D Rice Moody # 84521376 is my aunt. I would like to request a transfer to me. Thanks so much for the work you do!
Kgpris (#48461905)
Added by Kgpris on Mar 23, 2016 8:38 PM
Lillian Whitcomb Fowler
Lillian Whitcomb # 81552143 and her husband Albert a Fowler are my great aunts family. Please transfer them to me. Thanks,
And your work is awesome.
Added by Kgpris on Mar 23, 2016 8:32 PM
Myrtle Rice moody
First I would like to thank you for the awesome research and dedication to this project. Wow, I've never met anyone with such drive to record and document the past for others to connect to and enjoy. I hope you are blessed for your efforts. Myrtle is my first cousin who I have been diligently trying to document. I've documented 4 husbands the last being Jarl E. Moody which you documented. Thanks is an understatement. Myrtle has been one of my brick walls. But I'm finally getting that wall torn down with your documentation. One question: In the 1940 Census Gardner Mass. house #56 Dudley A. Gerry (Garry on Ancestry) 27, wife Myrtle R. 25 married. This is Myrtle's 2nd husband that she officially marries 18 Sept 1944 in Greenville, HIllsborough, NH. In this 1940 census they state they are married. Then the following years on 17 Feb 1941 she marries Raymond Nelson Perreault Greenville,Hillsborough, NH. Then waits 3 years and officially marries her 2nd husband Dudley Arthur Gerry 18 Sept 1944 in Greenville,Hillsborough,NH. My question is: Was Doris & Dudley really married in the 1940 census or just living together with his parents? Have you ever come across and earlier marriage for them? Kathy
Added by Kgpris on Mar 01, 2016 11:29 AM
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