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Cheshire (#47921031)
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Bio Photo Graveyards throughout Cheshire & Hillsborough counties,NH; Franklin & northern Worcester counties, MA. Member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), NH Old Graveyard Assoc. (NHOGA) & the Historical Society of Cheshire County.

My Goal: I try to adopt the small older cemeteries here in southwestern New Hampshire that either have not been covered or completing those that only have a few entries. I do my best to be complete: transcriptions, photo & any known family connections verified by vitals. If town histories are available, I try to enter any additional information for a person.

Now that I have basically completed all of my family lines, I hope I can help you find leads for your ancestors. Please feel free to use any of the stone photos,with credit, or contact me for a transfer. If they're not a direct ancestor of mine, I will gladly release them to you. Note: I do not copy/paste info from or obituaries. Edit requests from these will be declined. This is not the place.

Please help honor and preserve our past-ADOPT A CEMETERY IN YOUR AREA.

About myself: I have been a genealogy fanatic for over 30 years, New Englander to the core. It has been a wonderful trip! Through my research, I have found that by three of my four grandparents, we are direct descendants of 14 passengers who arrived on the Mayflower: James & dau. Mary CHILTON; Francis & son John COOKE; Edward FULLER; Stephen & Elizabeth (Fisher) HOPKINS; John HOWLAND; Thomas & son Joseph ROGERS; John & Joan (Hurst) TILLEY w/dau Elizabeth; and Richard WARREN. (I can't believe it!!)

Happy Researching!

1. Thomas ALLEN (1770-1833) of Jay, ME, cannot verify parents allegedly: Thomas ALLEN II from Watertown, MA

2. David & Mary (_?_) VIRTUE whose son, William James (b. 21 Feb 1857), was allegedly of Sussex, Kings Co., New Brunswick prior to his marriage in MA. This VIRTUE line allegedly hail from Northern Ireland.

Any leads will be greatly appreciated!
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Erin Beaudry
Joshua Kendall
Hey Cheshire-
Sorry about my recent edit, I read the date of Joshua's first marriage wrong- His first wife Mersylvia (Spelled several different ways on the documents I have) doesn't actually have a memorial on here yet unless she remarried and I was not given the name since I am a direct descendant of Joshua and Martha.
Thanks for catching that!
Added by Erin Beaudry on Nov 11, 2016 9:55 AM
Bob McLellan
Cheshire, thank you very much for taking the photos of Harold & Hortense Stephens at the Pine Grove Cemetery.
Added by Bob McLellan on Nov 09, 2016 10:32 AM
Larry Bloom
Abigail Emery Boynton
Thank you for trying to find Abigail's Tombstone. Your time and efforts are truly appreciated.

Added by Larry Bloom on Oct 25, 2016 5:55 PM
Kathy B
Richard W. Withington
I updated his memorial. Thanks for the information. Kathy B
Added by Kathy B on Oct 12, 2016 7:18 AM
Marc Thayer, III
Robert Thayer


Thank you for the burial location for Robert Thayer. I have made the correction.


Marc Thayer III
Added by Marc Thayer, III on Oct 11, 2016 7:58 PM
P. Deschenes
Janet Withington (Bouchard)
Hi! Got your edit, suggesting that I change Janet Withington to her husband's name, Bouchard. Withington was her maiden name, and from what I find she seems to have used that name even after she got married: My wife did the same and uses her birth name. Janet was just in tonight's paper and the article referred to her by Withington. Unless you know more about this I'd like to honor Janet's wishes and have used the name she seems to have used in her life. Thanks- Paul
Added by P. Deschenes on Oct 11, 2016 6:36 PM
A Helper
RE: Wrights
I'm glad I could help.

I did notice the memorials say Plot: section 9 lot 313 & 316.

They were actually located at NED Sec. 9, Lot 316.
Added by A Helper on Oct 10, 2016 1:11 PM
Rose Moszer
Hi Cheshire , I have removed my memorials from Pine Hill Cemetery in Manchester for my aunt Anna Wilson McClintock, her husband James and their daughters. I am putting through an edit to connect Anna to parents. Thank you so much for the wonderful photos of their headstones and especially for getting them in the correct Pine Hill cemetery.

Warm regards,
Added by Rose Moszer on Oct 09, 2016 7:19 PM
Sandra Simmons
Doris Mary Shepardson Rathburn
Cheshire, I am researching my fathers family and I have found records that Doris Mary Shepardson was married to my Uncle Irwin Leon Hood on July 6, 1918. I recently submitted a edit to Doris' Find A Grave memorial and it was declined. Can you help me add my uncle to her profile. Hid Find A Grave Memorial # is 53595057. Thanks
Added by Sandra Simmons on Oct 08, 2016 8:52 AM
Pam J
RE: Elvira Rugg
Sandy, did you put in a request? I will go check it out if not who do you want photoed?
Added by Pam J on Oct 07, 2016 7:14 AM
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