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Bill Bourbeau (#47387362)
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I'm a middle school English teacher that spends "spare" time conducting genealogical research. I have spent lots of time in the Forest Hill and Laurel Hill cemeteries, but recently focused most of my efforts at St. Bernard's and St. Joseph's.

Please feel free to use photos that I take for whatever purpose you choose. However, any and all photos must include proper source information in the citation. This allows other researchers to maintain the integrity of the research process.

I often have additional and/or higher quality images, and sometimes additional information, for many of the memorials. Please contact me if interested.

Please note that although I strive to take the best possible quality photos, I occasionally upload pictures that I plan to replace in the future.

I generally create memorials with the same spelling used on the marker, when one exists. Additional information, such as names of parents, also utilize information/spelling as seen on the primary sources.

Several gravestones at Laurel Hill no longer stand where they were first erected. Several factors, including erosion and vandalism, have led to these stones being placed in seemingly random locations. I try to document both where these stones are now, and where they should be.
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Frank Cormier

Could you please transfer Frank Cormier, ID #131399930 over to me? My ID is 48304265

Norman Duteau
Added by ND on Dec 08, 2016 6:18 PM
James Miles
Miles Family - Laurel Hill, Fitchburg
Trying to learn the process used in find a grave. I noticed that you added some shots of for Lowell M Miles and family in Laurel Hills in Fitchburg, Mass. Indications are of children, parents etc. Do you do this entry from others found in same cemetery or genealogical research? As I am a direct descendant of Lowell Milton Miles I am curious that his some Jonas Michael is not listed. Currently I cannot find Jonas Michael. He is listed as buried in Sleepy Hollow in Concord but cannot find him there.

Thanks for any insight.

Jim Miles
Added by James Miles on Nov 30, 2016 10:33 AM
Grace Strong Eaton
Thank you so much for providing the photo of her gravestone. It is greatly appreciated!
Added by pcamp on Nov 05, 2016 11:41 AM
Erin Bohannon
Lucy Caroline Taylor Pearson
Thank you for the great photos! You wouldn't happen to be related to any of the Bourbeau family in Turners Falls, would you?
Added by Erin Bohannon on Nov 04, 2016 1:07 PM
Vicky Bergman
Thank you!
Added by Vicky Bergman on Oct 24, 2016 12:34 PM
Eli S. Clements
Thanks as always for the wonderful photos. Regards,
Added by DaurRegt on Oct 24, 2016 7:52 AM
Eli S. Clements
Thanks so much for your photos. I really appreciate your time and effort. Regards,
Added by DaurRegt on Oct 24, 2016 2:45 AM
Jason Lessard
Thank You
Added by Jerry on Oct 20, 2016 9:39 PM
Sky at
Thank you
Thank you so much for the French family grave photos. It is much appreciated.
Added by Sky at blueskyzupabove@zo... on Oct 18, 2016 1:19 PM
Ada Taylor photo request
Thanks so much for looking. I have updated memorial and listed no marker.
Added by Don on Oct 17, 2016 11:56 AM
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