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Pat Van Den Berghe (#47310624)
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Please do not be mean, everyone who has what they won't do for people won't find any assistance from this researcher. Don't horde grave sites. If you are an FAG Nazi think about what you can do for people who are looking for relatives, you have no right to hold family members of any rank hostage. Stop the insanity of the numbers game, please!

Currently photograhping/researching the Valley Cemetery in Manchester, NH. This cemetery was the first public cemetery in the City. The first burial was in July 1841. It is now closed, as there is no longer any space. One must be a blood relative of a grave owner to be buried there. Therefore, no money is generated for care. There are a few Rev War, Sp AM, many CW soldiers, a few from WWI and WWII, Korea and one soldier from Vietnam.

I have added many names from this cemetery, it may look like numbers issue but it is to ensure that an appropriate history, if there is one can be documented by my having ownership and that stones can be uploaded and any information will stand as the love and respect I have for the residents of this fading jewel. If I can find no info or there is no stone, I will document such. I have loved this cemetery for almost 50 years and I will transfer outside the fag guidelines. I am not one to add names without doing research but unfortunately an individual was doing such and was asked to stop and or transfer and the person didn't respond.

The founders of the city of Manchester, and the robber barons of the numerous mills, as Manchester, NH, was at one time the manufacturing capital of the World, are residents of this lovely Victorian Cemetery.

The cemetery is essentially divided into two parts with the "Valley" dividing it. There is one Street that hosts many of the wealthy, however most of the cemetery can have a lot of a millionaire and a mill worker in the next lot. It is a beautiful garden style cemetery fashioned after Auburn Cemetery, in Massachusetts. The 19.4 acres was donated by the Amoskeag Mfg. Co to accommodate the growing city, as church cemetery's became overwhelmed, and laws went into place regarding burials.

This writer is hoping to generate interest from the City and vounteers to keep this cemetery cared for and too show pride for the history of the residents of this beautiful resting place.

Will assist with photo request for Manchester, Goffstown, Hooksett and perhaps So. NH, please let me know what area so I can see if I can assist. Also, if you find any errors in what I have submitted please advise, I carefully research information before adding it to the internet but old records can be tricky. Thanks for understanding.
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Marjorie Winston
Pat, Thanks for the notification of her death and also for beautiful photos of her grandparents, the Parkers. I appreciate your hard work for the sites in New Hampshire. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Apr 08, 2015 5:16 PM
Alice Boyd Tompkins 70883071 @Valley Cem
Hello- Thank You for doing this memorial. Thought you might want to know and possibly add this to her bio you have written. Her husband Lucius died @ age 35 in 1901- DUE to injuries he received by a STREET CAR- "While in pursuit of his business interests, he was run down by a street car. His team was destroyed, and he received injuries from which he never re-covered, his death occurring at his home. No. 51 May street, Worcester, November 20, 1901"
Added by OhioSearcher on Mar 29, 2015 11:46 AM
F P Smith (Frederick vs Frank)
# 121901294 I found a marriage record 30 Nov 1843 in Alton, Belknap County, NH for Frederick P. Smith to Lydia W. Drew... and on 1850 census her husband is Frederick. # 95743534 Lydia W. Smith is his wife. I found the documents on

Thank you for posting the amazing photograph of the three tombstones for FP, Clara & Lydia.

Mary Fox
(p.s. not my line - just helping a friend)
Added by Anonymous on Mar 27, 2015 8:38 PM
Allison Ferris Pierce
Memorial #74970740
You have this child linked to the wrong parents, as the mother would have been 8 years old when giving birth. Please remove links for incorrect parents.
Added by Allison Ferris Pierce on Feb 16, 2015 11:19 AM
Peter Flint
RE: sarah cressey
Just responded to your note of 1/15/15
Added by Peter Flint on Feb 15, 2015 3:54 PM
Peter Flint
RE: sarah cressey hutchin
I do not believe a site has been created for her. My records show she was burried in Pine Grove Cemetery in Manchester, NH. Her parents were Azariah Cressy and Dorothy Ann Gordon
Added by Peter Flint on Feb 15, 2015 2:33 PM
Peter Flint
RE: Sarah Cressey Hutchin
Sarah E. Cressey b. 14 Oct 1847 d. 19 Jan 1930 was the second wife of James Ross Webster Hutchinson. They married on 25 May 1882
Added by Peter Flint on Feb 15, 2015 1:20 PM
Peter Flint
RE: Sarah Cressey Hutchin
She was the second wife of James Ross Webster Hutchinson. Daughter of Azariah Cressy and Dorothy Ann Gordon.

Added by Peter Flint on Jan 31, 2015 5:13 PM
squadron a association
Good " Gossip "
My friend Linda Robinson will be forwarding you soon good GOSSIP concerning the Green family.

Vince SQDN A
Added by squadron a association on Jan 31, 2015 9:41 AM
Bill Bourbeau
RE: Osgood in Valley
Honestly, I don't see the year "2015" anywhere on memorial #139412927.
Added by Bill Bourbeau on Jan 29, 2015 3:42 PM
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