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Christopher Brooks (#47624489)
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Bio Photo I'm a Certified Genealogist whose primary focus for 20+ years has been a regional one-name study of the Brooks families of early New England. I maintain a website to share this information at tributaries.info and am in the initial stages of preparing a book on the descendants of Capt. Thomas Brooks, who died at Concord, MA in 1667. A secondary focus for just as long has been the old Willow Cemetery in Franconia, NH, which I first visited in 1968. Results of an historical/archaeological survey I did there in 2002 for the Town of Franconia are available at http://www.tributaries.info/willowindex.htm.

Corrections and additions, whether to FAG memorials I manage or to the Tributaries web site, are always appreciated.
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Dyane
RE: Frank & Rose Lucy
You're welcome. I'm happy to help!

Regards,
Dyane
Added by Dyane on Jul 30, 2014 12:20 PM
Karen Tomecek
RE: Churchill
Hi Christopher,

I do appreciate the added information/mystery. I'll try to figure that out!

Karen
Added by Karen Tomecek on Jul 27, 2014 8:06 PM
Karen Tomecek
Churchill
Hi Christopher,

Thank you so much for taking and posting the great pictures of my Churchill family. I was very surprised to see the Blain gravestone included on both Bertha's and Charles' memorials. Can you tell me why please?

Karen
Added by Karen Tomecek on Jul 27, 2014 4:07 PM
Anne
RE: John B. Brooks & wives, St. Jay
Well, instant fulfill as I sit on my couch with morning coffee.
I photographed that cemetery about a year ago.

I thought I would point out that at the John B. Brooks plot was a flush stone that only had "Mary Brooks Huntoon" on it. It is next to Frederick (the son of John and Martha Dana.

I was trying to see if the Charles E. Brooks that is also in that cemetery was a relative of John. I believe it is his son? He married Hattie/Nettie Galbraith 8/1/1885.
While researching I see that you have a Mary Brooks Huntoon in a different cemetery. Just thought I would let you know that there is a marker (with no more information other than the name) in the plot

Anne
Added by Anne on Jul 27, 2014 11:23 AM
MB
RE: Freeman & Brace, Fountain Grove
You are quite welcome!
Added by MB on Jul 21, 2014 9:16 PM
Heather Groves
Olivia Sprague
Olivia has been transferred as well.

Yes, sorry if I was cryptic about Dorman Cemetery. That is what it was called in the 1921 index I was working from and so that is what I routinely call it. It is now called Woods Hill Cemetery. I was told that the cemetery was very heavily vandalized at one point and so there are a lot of people buried there who no longer have headstones. I have to agree with the vandalism bit, because my husband and I personally saw several broken headstones that looked very old scattered around the edges of the cemetery.
Added by Heather Groves on Jul 01, 2014 4:35 PM
Heather Groves
Jonathan Brooks and Hannah Strong Brooks
Hello, I have made your edits for Jonathan and Hannah and I have also taken the liberty without asking you first to transfer ownership of their memorials over to you since I am not related to them in the slightest. I hope you are OK with this.

When I came across the index to the 1921 cemetery census performed by the Swanton office town clerk, I knew that I had to create records for those individuals who were known to be in the Dorman Cemetery in 1921 but who no longer had a headstone to prove that. (There has been so much vandalism of headstones in that cemetery that it is impossible to figure out everyone who is buried in it just going by the remaining headstones.)

Best,
Heather Groves
Added by Heather Groves on Jul 01, 2014 2:10 PM
Bryan Fields
RE: Almus Witter, Woodland Cemetery
Glad I was able to help. FYI, Bill Stark is probably the guy who got Alums's new headstone.
Added by Bryan Fields on Jun 29, 2014 8:25 AM
Cheshire
Hyde
Thank you, so glad to help :)
Added by Cheshire on Jun 27, 2014 4:37 AM
Connie Lagasse Russell
andrew brooks
Hi Chris...I apologize I'm confused you sent me a message for an edit on Andrew Brooks DOD...could you please use the "Edit button" on the memorial for the date you actually want changed...less chance for a mistake...below is the message you sent me

The 7 Aug 1894, Landaff birth info (I've now submitted twice) is from Andrew's death record. Gravestone dates are often unreliable as, unless pre-engraved prior to death, they are supplied by someone other than the decedent, and sometimes decades after the fact.

By using the edit button there's less chance for me to mess it up...thanks I appreciate it.
Added by Connie Lagasse Russell on Jun 24, 2014 7:39 AM
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