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D.Carter (#47444349)
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Bio Photo I am a photo Volunteer here for the "Find A Grave" web site.

I'm currently working on my own Family Genealogy and building a Family Tree of my ancestors who lived back in the New England states of northeastern America. My paternal surnames are Carter (Chartier), McCarthy, Pelkey (Pellitier), Kennerson, Lamoureux, Coulong, McGinley and Elliot; and my material surnames are Briggs, Burgess, Baker and Burditt, Haskins, Weir, Pitts and Washburn.

I first started this process back in the early 1980s before the Internet was available and instead of sitting behind my computer I made several trips back to the Vital Records offices in Montpelier and Burlington Vermont and to the family Genealogy Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Recently at the request of my niece, I have decided to pick back up my work and finish what was started. During this recent research process, I found not only free Vital Records online but also this "Find A Grave" web site that linked together Cemeteries and burial sites with headstone inscriptions and photos.

Finding the headstones and my ancestor's burial site information was important to me and finishing my research, but living in Northern California 2,500 miles away from any of these New England Cemeteries made it difficult for me to do myself so I've had to ask for "photo requests" for several headstone photos to be taken back in Vermont, New York, New Hampshire and Connecticut.

I was immediately humbled by the selfless acts of generosity of the photo Volunteers, so much so, that it inspired me to want to give back myself.

In return for the gracious gifts of the many other "Find A Grave" Volunteers who have filled (and are filling) my many photo requests, I too am happy to now help others who are also searching for their family, and I'm willing to make the trip out into the Cemeteries that are located here in the Solano County area of Northern California and take photos of headstones and document the inscriptions.

Once my Family Tree is completed, I'm planning on devoting much more time as a photo Volunteer here on this web site.

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bert johnson
Hiram L. Briggs
Debbie: the wrong Hiram Lyman Briggs is not a family member, Hiram Licucine Briggs Born in west Castleton Vt. Feb.23, 1806 is the right one
Added by bert johnson on Aug 01, 2014 2:05 PM
nancy snow west
Joanne Smith #88714737
Hello again: Am wondering if you would be willing to also transfer Joanne Smith to me (wife of Chandler Smith). Thanks - Nancy
Added by nancy snow west on Aug 01, 2014 12:23 PM
nancy snow west
Chandler Smith #88715010
Hello:

I live in Shrewsbury, VT & am friends with the Smith family. If you would care to, would you please transfer this memorial to me. My friend, Julanne Smith Sharrow is wondering if you are related to the Smiths - I don't see it on the list of people you are looking for. Thanks - Nancy
Added by nancy snow west on Aug 01, 2014 12:21 PM
Linda
RE: Thank you
You are very welcome! I'm happy I could help.
Added by Linda on Jun 23, 2014 4:24 PM
bert johnson
bert leon briggs
would you let me manage my great grandfather page
Added by bert johnson on Jun 19, 2014 11:57 PM
bert johnson
Bert Leon Briggs
would you change the spelling from Berton birth records is Bert Leon Briggs and death record . doing a great job. Thank you
Added by bert johnson on Jun 19, 2014 11:47 PM
bert johnson
Emil Cornelius Johnson
Sorry for delay reply: Father of Emil is Carl John Johnson Born In Wexio Sweden,sept23 1855 died in West Rutland Vt June 17 1913, Mother Annete J. Johnson Born in Norway Immigrated 1885 born Jan.11 1849 died May 9 1925 west Rutland Evergreen cemetery,Emil and wife Mable Briggs had 2 sons: Carl J born 1915 and Walter E. 1917,Walter Emil Johnson is my Father
Added by bert johnson on Jun 09, 2014 4:02 PM
bert johnson
Lillian perry
Edgar S Perry husband, member Hydeville Baptist Church She Was at time of death survived by daughter Mable Kellogg of Fair Haven,Vt. Two sons Charles C. Perry of West Rutland and Arnold E Perry of Shrewsbury ,16 grandchildren 33 great grandchildren. Brother Fred was still alive but later died in West Rutland. She is at the Evergreen cemetery in West Rutland. I was a child and the Briggs Family were great people. Her son Clayton was killed in 1943
Added by bert johnson on Jun 09, 2014 3:18 PM
John Arsenault
Ann & Hiram Kilburn
Hi Debbie - You have a photo request in Evergreen Cemetery in Rutland for Ann Kilburn, second wife of Hiram. There is no gravestone for her on the plot with Hiram. Do you know if she is buried there or perhaps with her first husband Eben Shackett? Jen Snoots has suggested that I add my picture of Hiram's gravestone to Ann's memorial. I'll be glad to do that if it's o.k. with you.

John
Added by John Arsenault on May 21, 2014 6:06 AM
PJH / Angelbird
Paying It Forward
Hi Debbie - you have inspired me with all the help you provided me to "pay it forward." See my new contributor page. You are one special person. Regards, Phyllis
Added by PJH / Angelbird on Apr 08, 2014 8:31 AM
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