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Cab (#48042194)
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Bio Photo I have developed a passion for knowing more about my ancestors. On my paternal side is a relatively recent immigrant network of South Italians, mostly from the city of Maschito, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy, who arrived in New York City in the late 1800s through the early 1900s. On my maternal side is a vast array of northern European descendents, some of whom apparently arrived at the time that New York was under the control of the Dutch.

The unexpected discovery of these, and even richer genealogical details, was not possible without the help of time/resource-generous online "friends", such as those found on Find A Grave. I hope that I can offer the same to others on this site as well.
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Ruth Ryan
RE: Contact info for Old Fir Meth Ch Cem
I don't think they have a listing, except for the one that was made visually by ??? a few years back. The listing is at (but not on-line unfortunately) as well as at the church itself. The listing was made in a white notebook and the maker refused to share with people on-line---I asked him personally. I doubt you'd ever get a contact at the church. I'd try the Freehold place by phone first, if I were you.

There are many graves there that have sunk into the ground and are currently not readable---and appear to have been "missing" for many years. I walked/photoed the entire visible cemetery for findagrave.
Added by Ruth Ryan on Jun 25, 2014 7:36 PM
If you link the wife, don't do the husband also
Harry Burdge
Sent by: Cab
Apr 20, 2014 4:46 PM

Spouse 1:
Lillie F Burdge
(1890 - 1962)

Lillie Burdge
Sent by: Cab
Apr 20, 2014 4:46 PM

Spouse 1:

Spouse 1:
Harry C Burdge
(1886 - 1977)

this will lead to a double link, called a ghost link. shows as two husband Harry and two wives named Lillie
Added by Kat on Apr 20, 2014 4:49 PM
RE: 7500470 - Cecelia Burdge
Ancestry allows you to link to a memorial on find a grave.
Added by Kat on Feb 24, 2014 6:45 AM
Michael Cassara
RE: Anna Barbano photo
Feel free to use it in any way you'd like. Enjoy!
Added by Michael Cassara on Jul 07, 2013 9:20 PM
Michael Cassara
RE: Anna Barbano photo
So glad to hear that, Cathy - that's the joy of this! Always exciting to find one with multiple names. I assume you know about the NYC Vital Records Index, courtesy of the Italian Genealogical Society - but if not: - the actual documents are available in the NYC Municipal Archives, or by mail. Good luck!
Added by Michael Cassara on Jul 07, 2013 8:54 PM
Bonita Olmer
RE: Thomas Barbano
You're welcome Cathy. I love the photo of your Uncle Tom. :)
- Bonita
Added by Bonita Olmer on Jun 07, 2013 10:45 PM
Bonita Olmer
Thomas Barbano
Are his parents on findagrave? If so, could you please let me know their names and findagrave numbers? I would like to connect him to them, and then I'll get the grave photo, and then I'll transfer him to you. :)
- Bonita
Added by Bonita Olmer on Jun 07, 2013 10:07 AM
Anne Mount West
RE: Elias James Bennett
Sure send it.
Added by Anne Mount West on Mar 31, 2013 8:11 PM
Anne Mount West
RE: James Bennett d 1917
Done. Mary is not listed in the cemetery. The Mary that is there is married to someone else. I also found the obituary for James, so I added it to the memorial. Anne
Added by Anne Mount West on Mar 31, 2013 11:03 AM
Anne Mount West
RE: James Bennett d 1917
Do you have a memorial number? A cemetery name please? thanks, anne
Added by Anne Mount West on Mar 30, 2013 2:40 PM
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