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If I place a memorial in an incorrect cemetery or if cremains are later buried, please let me know the location of the burial so my memorials are correct.


Please use the Edit tab located at the top right of the memorial to let me know of any corrections/additions to my listings so that I may make the updates.

I spend a lot of time increasing the volume and accuracy of biographical information and links even for unrelated families.

I began studying my family history in 1976 and have been at it ever since. I love searching for members of my family tree and learning all I can about their lives. Taphophilia (a passion and enjoyment of cemeteries) has been a hobby for the past several years.

Personal focus of research on:

The Lyman Family in America: the Ancestors & Descendants of Richard Lyman & Sarah Osborne from High Ongar, England, 1631.

Thomas Tolman, from Salcombe Regis, Devon, England and arrived in America in 1635 and settled in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

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Peggy Bargen Duey
Richard Lyman & Sarah Osborne
I am also a direct descendant of Richard & Sarah and years ago I sent off for documentation for this family. Most of them are transcribed but they have the seal on them. Hopefully next month we can correspond. Happy Hunting!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on May 27, 2017 5:31 PM
Henry l Burton
we have a stone for henry at Round Prarie
Added by R&C on May 14, 2017 2:58 PM
Sarah burton
Are we sure of the death place?

we are in the process of photographing all at Round Prarie Ill.

Added by R&C on May 14, 2017 2:55 PM
Little Geno
Find A Grave Memorial# 66429941
I can not find a record of a specific death date for Samuel Gerrish Osgood Sr. but he is recorded in 1830 US Census and then his wife Rebecca (Noyes Follansbe) Osgood is recorded as head of household in 1840 US Census. The couple's last recorded child, Hannah, was born in Oct 1832 so apparently he died 1832-1840.
Added by Little Geno on May 03, 2017 8:39 PM
Little Geno
Find A Grave Memorial# 66429941
I was doing some research on the Osgood family and came across your memorial for Samuel Gerrish Osggod. From the records I have found, I think this memorial has the death date for Samuel Gerrish Osgood, born on 15 Jan 1830, the son of Samuel Gerrish Osgood who was born 28 Dec 1789. Not sure which the memorial was originally supposed to be for but think this is a merge of the father and son.
Added by Little Geno on May 03, 2017 5:54 PM
Cousins through our Tuttle line and possibly more
Hi, I saw your note on Cathy's site about your Tuttle line. I also descend from Wm and Elizabeth Tuttle and would be glad to talk to you, if we could pvt. email.

I believe that I also may belong to the Lyman family, as Lyman was an important name passed down to a number of the men in my Ct Merriman/Merryman line, including my 4th great-grandfather and his only son's only son. I've always wanted to learn about the Lyman family and hopefully locate my connection, and it appears you're the expert! :)
Added by sellgen on Feb 25, 2017 8:10 PM
Ruhama Mozena
Hello! I am curious to know where you found the death date for Ruhama Mozena, buried in the McMullen Cemetery. She was my 2nd great- grandmother, and the date I had estimated was about 1909. Again, mine is just an estimate. I've been to the McMullen cemetery (about 20 years ago now), and there were no tombstones for either Ruhama or her husband, my 2nd great-grandfather Granderson Mozena.

Thank you!
Diane Bowers
Added by Diane on Feb 09, 2017 7:29 PM
Terri Brewster
Information in Bio
I am curious to know where you found the information regarding Sardius traveling to California by way of Panama?
Sardius is my husbands great-great grandfather. I am currently working on a family genealogy book and in researching him, I have not come across that information. Would love to know more.
Thank you,
Added by Terri Brewster on Feb 03, 2017 1:52 PM
Information on Horace Ensign born 1793
Hello, there is a bio you posted for Horace Ensign that describes his contribution to the anti-slave movement in Madison, Oh and also talks of his home "The Evergreens". Can you tell me please where the information, particularly on the home itself was found? It is my understanding that the house was built in 1860? But men like James Birney ( who was the presidential candidate you spoke of in the write you) would have been dead several years before the Evergreens was built. I'm doing some research on the home, so ANY insight you can provide would be helpful. Thank you!
Added by GuzziN on Jan 08, 2017 4:07 PM
Jim Simpson
Delia 97371398
Thank you for the links to Delia's parents. If you look at the headstone photo, you can see where it had sunk and covered the dates. The caretaker dug up several of the Fiske stones for all of us.
Added by Jim Simpson on Oct 24, 2016 11:50 AM
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