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I began visiting local cemeteries for my family history and quickly changed to photographing as much of a cemetery as I could and posting the photos or entering a new memorial if there wasn't one before. I hope to help those looking for their ancestors, and also to preserve and document the gravesite. So many stones are deteriorating rapidly, and natural or man made catastrophes are endangering some cemeteries. It is vital that we preserve this information for future generations. I also find it very peaceful to walk in our local cemeteries, and a connection in knowing that many years ago they walked the same ground and lived their lives here.|
If I have maintenance of a memorial that is related to you and you wish to manage it, please do not hesitate to let me know and I will gladly transfer to you. I believe they belong with family.
Feel free to use my photos as long as it is for family history or genealogy related matters.
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|Jim Fenn-Lawson||RE: Theodore A Pendleton#81038290|
Thank you for taking the time to add the information and creating the memorial. JIM
|Jim Fenn-Lawson||Theodore A Pendleton#81038290|
Sergeant Theodore A Pendleton was a member of the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment. The source of this information is from the book The Story of the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment by Richard W Smith. Thank you for creating the memorial and all you do for Find-A-Grave. JIM LAWSON
|pkarchs||William Taylor Newton (1850-1935) & parents | Indian Hill Cemetery; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT|
Together with his parents (now linked), thanks for the transfer of this important collector of books and ephemera related to Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Transcendentalism movement.
Philip in NYC
Added by pkarchs on Nov 18, 2016 5:42 AM
thanks again for taking marker photos ! you are appreciated
Added by Maggie O on Nov 16, 2016 2:19 PM
|Maggie O||THANK YOU|
thank you for taking photos at Old Saint Vincent, NY !! if any of them are family please let me know
Added by Maggie O on Sep 10, 2016 7:22 AM
Thank you so much for what you have done! It means a lot to our family.
Our question: Is there a plot map for the Toppenish Cemetery? Thank you for your time.
Added by MK P on May 28, 2016 2:28 PM
Sharon, thank you for creating a memorial for Dorothy and Walter (Dottie and Woody) Armstrong of Portland, CT. They are my second cousins. It was such a pleasant surprise to find them on Find A Grave.
Added by SheWolf on May 14, 2016 1:55 PM
|Walter Schley||RE: Guy F Allen|
She also had a daughter, Annah, b. abt. 1689 and d. 12 Jan 1752
"Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934
Name: Annah Lucas Blake
Death Date: 12 Jan 1752
Death Place: Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Stephen Blake
FHL Film Number: 1513707
Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Annah's husband: Memorial# 118887520
"Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
Name: Annah Lucas
Marriage Date: 7 Aug 1740
Marriage Location: Middletown
Spouse: Stephen Blake"
|HJ||RE: Stella Raffele|
Source for Obituary:
Hartford Courant, Hartford, Connecticut, January 11, 1998
Added by HJ on Jan 14, 2016 9:08 PM
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