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Chip5610 (#46997557)
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Bio Photo I am a member and Director of Plymouth County Genealogists, Inc. (PCGI), and currently President of the Friends of Middleborough Cemeteries, Inc. (FoMC). I have researched my Family History and now really enjoy contributing to the knowledge of all people of the past. My non-family memorials focus on my town of Bridgewater, MA and the neighboring areas.

POSTERITY: I publish photos and create memorials here for the benefit of present and future generations. If you want to publish my gravestone photos on any website that you contribute to (except FindaGrave, according to FAQ#142), include in the photo caption "used with the written permission of Chip5610 (#46997557) at FindaGrave" and keep a screen-print of this page for your records. Copyright laws require you to obtain permission to use a photograph, and conditionally - based on your integrity - you have it! Understand that merely attributing credit does not comply with the law.

Building a cemetery index: I invest a lot of time developing and maintaining the cemetery page listings for Southeastern Massachusetts (maps for Plymouth and Bristol and Norfolk counties) and several other counties in the state. I add new cemeteries and I remove "incorrect" cemeteries. I improve existing cemetery pages by adding cemetery photos and the GPS coordinates. To each cemetery description, I add the GR identifiers from the MA Vital Records books and the MACRIS identifier to each Massachusetts cemetery description. MACRIS identifiers are an important first step in protecting a Massachusetts cemetery. Knowing where a cemetery is located is the first step in preserving the cemetery and finding a grave.

Assistance: The structure of the site engenders collaboration. The "Suggest a Correction (SAC)" feature is great, so use it liberally! My e-mail was set-up specifically for FindaGrave matters, so feel free to send as many SACs as you want. This is a great hobby, and I will work with anyone, happily! My only request: Say 'Thank You'!
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Messages left for Chip5610 (1395)[Leave Message]
Lynne Colson
Thank you
Thank you for taking the time to get these photos. I too am a distant relation.
Also happy to see his name spelled "Samson"; my grandmother was quite specific about this.

Regards,
Lynne
Added by Lynne Colson on Sep 13, 2017 12:30 PM
Tony Lattanzio
Di Nardo garve
Chip,
Just a note to say thank you for the very nice photos of the grave stone for my cousin James Di Nardo.
Regards
Tony Lattanzio
Added by Tony Lattanzio on Sep 06, 2017 8:14 AM
Thomas Justis
Abel Lawton
Thanks for your efforts in getting this pic.
Added by Thomas Justis on Sep 04, 2017 6:47 AM
Rev. Daniel Washburn Jones
Memorial# 64971062
Hi Chip,

I'm seeking permission to use the dbl. stones memorial photo on their profiles at WikiTree.

It would be much Thank you,

Dan

Added by Rev. Daniel Washburn Jone... on Sep 01, 2017 4:29 PM
James Bianco
John Rayment, Cemetery on the green
Fantastic photo of John Rayment's gravestone! I removed the transcript image. Thanks Jim
Added by James Bianco on Aug 28, 2017 5:38 PM
ray&jay
Harlow photos
Chip,
Thank you for fulfilling our multiple photo requests for the burial locations of the Harlow family. Your contributions to their memorials are appreciated.
Added by ray&jay on Aug 28, 2017 12:34 AM
Myrtle Ennis
Marvell Atwood Laird
Chip, Thank you for the photo of Marvell's headstone--much appreciate you
M M Ennis of B G KY
Added by Myrtle Ennis on Aug 20, 2017 9:52 PM
bobjoyce132
Thank you!
Chip5610,

Thank you so much for volunteering your time to photograph headstones. In particular, thank you for taking a photo of my parents' headstone.

With gratitude,
Joyce (bobjoyce132)
Added by bobjoyce132 on Aug 04, 2017 5:52 AM
Jim Baxter Jr
Thank You!!!
Thanks so much for the Dunbar picture.

Your effort is greatly appreciated.

Jim Baxter
Added by Jim Baxter Jr on Aug 04, 2017 3:26 AM
Leslie C.
Otis Perry
Thank you for the new picture of Otis Perry's headstone. He was my 4th great uncle.
Added by Leslie C. on Aug 03, 2017 10:35 PM
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