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KChaffeeB (#46506715)
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Bio Photo Thank you so much to the volunteers who not only list the information but also provide a photograph of the stones.

I'm 12th Generation American, directly decended from Thomas Chaffee (1635) and as such the Chaffee's and allied families are my interest.

The faq's are an amazing repository of information for FAG. You'll also learn a lot from the forums as well.

Do Not request transfers/corrections here they will be deleted. Please use the SAC feature by clicking the edit tab on the memorial needing correction.

To add an internal link in the biography, you would need to type
< a href="">Name< /a>
(I put this here because I use it frequently and am tired of digging for it in the FAQ.)

Thanks to DaurRegt (#47891223) for the idea on putting the link on the profile.

Please note: I have been putting a lot of information on Wikitree and you may want to search there as well, especially for the Chaffee, Carpenter and Grant families.

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Susanna Artimissa Chaffee

I posted her death certificate on her memorial and submitted edits per the death certificate. I believe some information on the DC are incorrect but I will leave that research up to you :-)

Added by FriendsofRiverView on Oct 13, 2017 7:00 PM
info on relative
I found G. R. Cook's grave on your site - Gurdon R Cook. I can find his wife, kids, and ancestors from there, but none before him. Do you have any information on his parents? Or how I can find them? Thought Had them, but was wrong, it seems. Thanks for any help you can offer.
Added by Clfac on Oct 10, 2017 8:27 PM
Tom Jennings
I sent you an edit in March about this memorial. It looks like you entered it twice.
Added by Tom Jennings on Sep 27, 2017 12:56 PM
Ann Edwards
Winifred May Beck 68219744
Hello: I'm trying to verify this is the person I'm researching. Could you tell me what the documentation is that you have that connects her to Ziba Silsbee and Bersha Winnie as their daughter? Thank you.
Added by Ann Edwards on Sep 19, 2017 7:47 PM
Richard Rieck
Henry Carpenter # 162634729
On May 8, 1859, J.A. Wilkinson wrote in his overland diary that he saw the grave of a man. "By some papers found on the body his name is supposed to be Carpenter." This was on the Oxbow Trail a few miles SW of present-day Weston, Nebraska. Carpenter was shot in the back by a "Curtis" (thought to be his partner). Five sources indicate that he was east-bound from Pikes Peak when killed. Wilkinson noted that he "went to the grave of the murdered man and talked with the men who found the body." As travelers never stayed at one location for more than a day or two the remains were probably found on May 7 or 8 as those who discovered the body were still at the site. Because there was no mention of the body being decomposed it seems likely the killing occurred in early May and not March.
Added by Richard Rieck on Sep 19, 2017 4:29 PM
Richard Rieck
Dr. Elijah Ford #64909129
In his overland diary on June 23, 1852, Jared Fox wrote "Noticed 6 graves today... One was marked Dr. E. Ford of Oswego, N.Y. died July 10 th 1850 aged 25." At the time he saw the grave Fox was at Emigrant Spring on the Sublette Cutoff in western Wyoming about 120 miles west of South Pass. Trail deaths were commonly reported to the folks "back home" as having occurred at well-known locations (such as South Pass) rather than the actual (unfamiliar) location. Emigrant Spring is about 15 miles NNE of present-day Kemmerer, Wyoming.
Added by Richard Rieck on Sep 16, 2017 9:11 AM
Robert Brown in Saint Andrew's Presbyterian, Novar
Hi there,
Just to let you know that I sent through an edit on Robert Brown's memorial:

It has his birth year listed as 1934, so just to make sure the stone isn't incorrect, I researched his death date and found him listed in 1943 (with the same birth date as you've noted on the memorial), which corresponds with the stone. Just didn't want you to question whether I had the right headstone! :) Thanks for setting up all the memorials for St. Andrew's Presbyterian.

Added by yithio on Sep 08, 2017 10:52 PM
Chris Owens
RE: Thomas Rink
Both Tom and his wife are living. I expect that when Tom bought the plot for his Mom, Merlyn, in 1988 he had the other names added.

Thanks for getting back to me. Good to know he is still among us!

Also, thanks for all the good work you do!

Added by Chris Owens on Sep 05, 2017 1:45 PM
Janis Wrean
Catherine Anna I. Kelts #77607271
Hello - Just been linking this family up using their gedcom, and was wondering if you recall why this lady's page includes Catherine as her first name. It doesn't appear anywhere that I have looked, and is not on her stone.Only Anna Irene.Is it perhaps an error? I have just sent in other edits on her name and family links.Thanks for what you do and it's much appreciated. Invaluable work,I believe.
Added by Janis Wrean on Sep 04, 2017 12:30 PM
Mike Baker
Delia A. Carpenter
I found the grave at the location indicated. I had to remove some grass and weeds. The stone is hard to read. Wish I could have gotten a better picture.
Added by Mike Baker on Sep 04, 2017 9:25 AM
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