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Peter Morgan (#47719987)
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Bio Photo In early 2011 following the death of my mother at age 95, as I was cleaning out drawers and boxes, I came across scads of family genealogy information and photos that had been accumulated by my father and maternal grandparents over the years. Since that time, I have become obsessed with continuing to trace my family's lineage in the hopes of passing the information down to my children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

When I became stuck trying to find the death location of one of my second great grandfathers, Josephus Morgan, I found it on Find A Grave. I was so impressed with this website and the volunteer who had taken photos of his grave, I decided to become a volunteer and give something back to what I had been given. While I signed up to volunteer earlier in 2012, it is only in June that I have taken the plunge and claimed/fulfilled my first missions. I have been bitten by the bug, and hope to complete many more. My wife Marsha has joined me in helping to find sites and trimming the grass and sweeping the leaves off markers. I will be happy to transfer management of memorials I have created to any relative.
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Country Mouse
RE: Whitneys in Harvard Center Cemetery
Hi Peter,
So glad you were able to zoom in.
The word is "undissembled" means "not pretended", "genuine" it's a word not used much today according to an online dictionary.
You did better than I did trying to figure out some of the words. I have to remember that what looks like an "f" may really be an "s".
Imagine the time it took to engrave a headstone like Oliver's back then, and the cost.
I see old stones that clearly shows someone took shortcuts in the amount of letters in one's name. Guess if your paying per letter you cut corners where you can.

More snow coming tomorrow so it may be a while until I can get back to Harvard Center cemetery.
Have a good week. Gail
Added by Country Mouse on Feb 07, 2016 1:16 PM
Country Mouse
RE: Whitneys in Harvard Center Cemetery
Hi again Peter,
If you click on the close up photos that I took then click on them again they will zoom in really close. Hope this helps for now until I can get back and do retakes.

Gail
Added by Country Mouse on Feb 02, 2016 3:18 PM
Country Mouse
RE: Whitneys in Harvard Center Cemetery
Hi Peter,
Of course you may use the photos in your tree.
It was a beautiful sunny day yesterday when I left for Harvard, but 10 minutes after arriving at the cemetery the clouds just seem to hang over the town, blocking the sun, making some stones hard to read. Can't win, sometimes the sun is too bright and I pray for a cloud. Can you zoom in more?
I plan on going back and retaking them on a day I know will be mostly sunny but figured these shots would do for now. We have no snow, at the moment, so I hope to get back there soon.
Wish I could trace my ancestors that far back in this country, my earliest arrived in America in 1870, so I've exhausted all the U.S. vital records I could find.
Gail
Added by Country Mouse on Feb 02, 2016 2:59 PM
Stephen DeLieto
RE: Laura Sullivan
I'm sorry Peter, I have no way of knowing if memorials she created can be transferred to you now that she is deceased, I will see if I can contact Find A Grave some how and ask them what I can do

Stephen DeLieto
Added by Stephen DeLieto on Jan 21, 2016 2:03 PM
Duane Crabtree
Herman Morgan--RU related?
Portland Press Herald - Saturday, February 15, 1941 pg. 5
Herman Morgan, 58,
Dies Of Auto Injuries
Herman Morgan, 58, of 137 Park Street, a resident of this city 20 years and formerly of Presque Isle and Millinocket died Friday afternoon in the Maine General Hospital as the result of injuries suffered Dec. 24 when he was struck by an automobile while walking on Ocean Street, South Portland.
Mr. Morgan was born at Millville, N.B., and lived as a boy and young man at Presque Isle. Before coming to Portland he resided about 15 years at Millinocket. For more than 15 years he was a mechanic for the Myron D. Kidder Garage and for the past two years had been employed by the Southworth Machine Company.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Margaret O. Morgan; two daughters by a former marriage, Mrs. Phyllis Schade and Miss Eugenia Morgan, both of this city; three sisters, Mrs. Clara Scott of Bethel, Mrs. Laura Bruce of Millinocket and Mrs. Nellie Simpson of Hamilton, Ohio; three brothers, Charles D. and Roy E. of Millinocket, and Bennett T. of Waterbury, Conn.; and a grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at 749 Congress Street.
Added by Duane Crabtree on Jan 16, 2016 3:40 PM
Diana Luzader
Heritage
Thank You for all that you do for this site and families. In this place of time we really don't know our neighbors let alone our past relatives.

Diana
Added by Diana Luzader on Jan 12, 2016 12:20 PM
Marilyn
RE: Richard Whitney & Elizabeth Sawtell
Absolutely!
MZ
Added by Marilyn on Jan 05, 2016 12:38 PM
GPoppa
RE: Melville B Cook
Peter
Glad you were able to use the Info. Locating burial sites for CW veterans is a hobby of mine
Glenn
Added by GPoppa on Dec 29, 2015 2:03 PM
WintonTaylor
Isaac Jackson
Thank you very much for taking the photos of the Jackson family!!
Added by WintonTaylor on Dec 13, 2015 10:37 AM
Bob McLellan
Photo
Thank you very much for taking the photo of Herbert McDevitt.
Added by Bob McLellan on Nov 28, 2015 10:19 AM
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