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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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AncestryFan
J Healey
Forgot to add, the cemetery is St Bernards, Fitchburg, MA
Added by AncestryFan on Oct 29, 2014 9:48 AM
AncestryFan
Jeremiah Healey
Hi there- was just wondering if you would be so kind to locate and take a photo of my ancestor Jeremiah Healey's headstone and any other Healey's who may be near his in the family plot. It is located in: Section: Old Cemetery, Row 18, Lot B. I put in the photo request too, but noticed that you take very nice pictures. Thank you so much for your kindness and preserving our ancestors memories for generations to come. Cheers, Nikky
Added by AncestryFan on Oct 29, 2014 9:46 AM
Vicki
Guenther Photo
Thank you for locating this headstone. Much appreciated!
Added by Vicki on Oct 19, 2014 8:38 PM
Patricia Hawes
RE: Re: Hermann Haase
Bill,

Thank you so much for adding the other members of the Haase Family.

Patricia Hawes
Added by Patricia Hawes on Oct 17, 2014 3:59 PM
FRANMIS
Mitchell photos
Thank you so much for posting the Mitchell gravestone photos to their memorials. Such fast service and much appreciated. Would you also connect Marion A. Mitchell (135643666) to her father, John Mitchell (137335170)? Thanks.
Added by FRANMIS on Oct 16, 2014 3:51 PM
Linda Olsen
RE: Worster Families
Great, Thank you. Agnes and Charles Levi Webster had a daughter, Hattie May born in 1884.

Agnes came from Prince Edward Island. Was there a large population of English-Canadians in Fitchburg in the late 1880's? I believe she came into Boston in 1877 and married in Fitchburg in 1879.
Added by Linda Olsen on Oct 15, 2014 11:39 AM
Patricia Hawes
Re: Hermann Haase
Bill, Would you please take a photo of the stone for Pauline Brether Haase wife of Hermann Haase.

Also please see if his Son Alfred Haase and Etta Williams Haase has a stone. If Alfred and Etta have stones/gravemarkers, would you please take a photo.

Thank You.

Patricia Hawes
patriciahawes1948@gmail.com
Added by Patricia Hawes on Oct 09, 2014 8:01 AM
Canyon Hiker
RE: Maude E Roberts Teto
Bill, thanks for the offer for the one on Melissa Marie Teto. Yes, I suppose you could transfer that one as well. The parents of Melissa are still living and I wasn't sure if they ever had an account on find-a-grave, but if they eventually want to handle her memorial, I'll pass it onto them in return! I appreciate you moving all these over.

Wallace Teto
Added by Canyon Hiker on Oct 02, 2014 6:51 PM
Canyon Hiker
Maude E Roberts Teto
Also, if you could tranfer #132706733 for Maude E Robets Teto to me, that would help as well. My account is 48505846

Thanks!!

Canyon Hiker
Added by Canyon Hiker on Oct 02, 2014 12:44 PM
Canyon Hiker
Howard Teto
Would you be willing to transfer the maintenance of the memorial for Howard Tiitto, #117945405 over to me? Howard (or Matthew Howard) was the son of my Dad's grandparents, Matthew Teto and Dora Olson. If you can do that, my account number here is 48505846

Thanks very much for any help!


Wallace Teto, Jr

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Added by Canyon Hiker on Oct 02, 2014 12:08 AM
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