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Bill Bourbeau (#47387362)
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I'm a middle school English teacher that spends "spare" time conducting genealogical research. I have spent lots of time in the Forest Hill and Laurel Hill cemeteries, but recently focused most of my efforts at St. Bernard's and St. Joseph's.

Please feel free to use photos that I take for whatever purpose you choose. However, any and all photos must include proper source information in the citation. This allows other researchers to maintain the integrity of the research process.

I often have additional and/or higher quality images, and sometimes additional information, for many of the memorials. Please contact me if interested.

Please note that although I strive to take the best possible quality photos, I occasionally upload pictures that I plan to replace in the future.

I generally create memorials with the same spelling used on the marker, when one exists. Additional information, such as names of parents, also utilize information/spelling as seen on the primary sources.

Several gravestones at Laurel Hill no longer stand where they were first erected. Several factors, including erosion and vandalism, have led to these stones being placed in seemingly random locations. I try to document both where these stones are now, and where they should be.
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Chris Enright Snyder
Ainsley Atwood Irish #134859214
Hi Bill,
Could you add the parents of Ainsley Atwood Irish to his page here? I've waiting for 2 weeks for Findagrave to do this, but I guess they are overloaded with requests.

Father: Benjamin R. Irish #178603992
Mother: Mary J. Fletcher #178604173

many thanks,
Added by Chris Enright Snyder on May 10, 2017 10:58 AM
Cahill - Cavalry Cemetery, Evanston
I see that this is not your regular area for transcription. Just wondering if you had any more information on Edmond Cahill (b. 1842). I am looking for the names of his parents. THANKS.
Marsha Thomas
Added by MThomas on May 08, 2017 6:42 PM
Norm D
Vivian (Duteau) Jenne

Can you tell me if Vivian (Duteau) Jenne is buried in St. Bernards Cemetery in Fitchburg, MA ?

Added by Norm D on Apr 08, 2017 7:24 AM
Chester Everett Larrabee
Thanks for taking this photo!
Added by ESH13 on Mar 25, 2017 9:48 PM
RE: Clara A. Popp
Yes I would be interested in a photogragh of my grandmother, Clara Weiser, I lost all my photos in a fire years ago. Thank you
Added by bconnolly on Feb 17, 2017 8:41 PM
Norm D

THANK YOU SO MUCH !!!!! Thanks for the photos of Victor, Frank, Joseph and Lillian Yablonski. You are terrific !!!!!!!!!!!!

Norman Duteau
Added by Norm D on Feb 12, 2017 3:13 PM
Gordon Merritt
Mathilda Larson Aliason
Thanks for the photo of Mathilda's gravestone. My friend is her descendant. I am sure they really appreciate it. Gordon Merritt
Added by Gordon Merritt on Feb 11, 2017 11:23 PM
Dalton Historical Society
Cora M. Stuart Morse
Thank you so much for providing this gravestone photo. She was my husband's great grandmother. I will be able to share this FindAGrave memorial with his siblings.
Added by Dalton Historical Society on Feb 11, 2017 4:21 PM
"Pvt. Lester Morton (119680101)
RE: Your photo request...

I believe the memorial for L. Morton is both a duplicate and incorrect. The veteran is L. Horton. See memorial #97126242."

Dear Bill, I did put in a photo request on both of them but I am not the memorial holder of either. I tend to agree with you that it's a duplicate but I don't have any evidence either way. I'd wait to see if someone can get a photo of Lester Morton's headstone or someone saying it doesn't exist or contact the holder of the memorial and alert them.
Added by Ark on Jan 17, 2017 5:15 PM
Norm D
Frank Cormier

Thank you so much for making the changes to Frank Cormier.

Added by Norm D on Dec 29, 2016 8:25 PM
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