|Mary S. (#47572796)|
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I am of Acadian (French from what is now Nova Scotia), Irish and Italian ancestry, and my husband is of French-Canadian (Quebec Province) and Eastern European Jewish ancestry.|
Our Canadian ancestors came to New England in the late 19th and early 20th century, to work in the mill towns of Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
I LOVE the early New England gravestone art! But my main focus for genealogy is with our Canadian immigrant ancestors.
I welcome any excuse to go puttering around local cemeteries, taking photos, and hope I can continue to add listings and photos here for many years to come.
Many of my photos have GPS tags in the EXIF Data, and I've added that information to some of the memorials. But Find A Grave makes this very cumbersome to do, so I haven't added all of them. ALSO, some of the GPS tags are wrong, because of an intermittent problem with my camera. So, please, before sending an edit to add the GPS tags, look at the location to make sure it makes sense, and isn't located in some swamp a mile away!
I hate having to post this, BUT:
If you want to send me corrections/additions for the memorials I manage, use the Edit Tab on the memorial page. I won't make changes from messages left here.
I put a lot of work into my memorials - I don't just post the minimum FAG requires. Don't tell me that you'll send me your notes on a family and I can update my memorials from them. Send the SACs using the Edit Tab on the individual memorials, if you want me to make changes.
If you want a specific field changed (names, dates, relationships, etc.), use the field edits on the edit tab, not the OTHER choice. I won't make changes to fields from an emailed edit. Find A Grave has made it very easy to make field edits - let's use that system.
I will not post an obituary in its entirety, ever. It's a violation of copyright law, and also risks listing living persons.
And I will NOT link a memorial to an "Unknown Burial" memorial. Come back when you know where that family member is actually buried.
Requests for transfer will be judged on a case by case basis. For example, if you are trying to use Find A Grave as a genealogy site by adding all your "Burial Unknowns," I will not transfer to you. Although a wonderful genealogical resource, Find A Grave is intended as a burial registry and I won't encourage behavior that runs contrary to that.
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|Li Kaydo||Thank You|
Bless you, Mary.
Added by Li Kaydo on Feb 03, 2017 8:40 AM
|Amy Buttiglieri||Hermenegilde Trottier|
My great uncle is Hermenegilde Trottier. Guess what? His name is spelled wrong on his headstone! I entered the correct spelling using the Edit tab on his page, but since his headstone actually says "Hermenengilde", and there's no place to write a note, I thought it might be rejected.
Thanks for creating these entries - saves me a lot of work! :-)
|Andree Lachapelle||RE: Lachapelle & Rainville|
I am not sure of their origin, unfortunately. Thanks :-)
|Andree Lachapelle||Lachapelle & Rainville|
Hello Mary, I noticed that you have a lot of photos for tombs/memorials for the Lachapelle & Rainville families. Those are my family names, and I was wondering if you are a relative. Thank you!
|Joan of VA||RE: Merrill Farm Cemetery|
Thank you for your reply. I will contact Kevin.
Cemeteries get renamed and most cemeteries on Findagrave are listed as the newest name.
Thanks for your help.
|Joan of VA||Merrill Farm Cemetery|
I have a question. You added a photo for McRobie-Merrill Cemetery in Garrett co., Maryland
I have a relative who married Ellie Merrill Hollis.
Her parents are buried in Merrill Farm Cemetery, Oakland, Garrett co., Maryland.
I don't know if you just added just the photo or the cemetery page, too. I was wondering if you know if the McRobie-Merrill Cemetery is possibly the Merrill Farm Cemetery?
I would appreciate hearing from you.
|Richard Joseph Francis Finnick||Edmund J. Lucier; # 126381243|
Please see memorial # 173638968 for Eva Lucier, sister to subject memorial. If a solution to the problem can be found, I'll get back to you. Dick
|Linda KEOWN||RE: Re: Charlotte Meek|
Mary--I just added a photo of Charlotte and her husband. The spelling of Charlotte's maiden name is incorrect--it is KEOWEN. Charlotte's parents were William and Elizabeth Caville Keowen. I have both of their memorials up on Find a Grave. You can link her to them: William: #140751904 and Elizabeth: #173033208. If you can send me a personal email, I will send you some pages of Charlotte's autograph album and her death certificate. All this has just recently come to me through a direct descendant of Charlotte's. Again, I respectfully request a transfer of this memorial to me. My cousin and I would like to work together on it.
Linda J. Keown
|Linda Lesco||Albert and Ellen Lesco (Lescault)|
Albert and Ellen are my Great Grandparents ... there Daughter Eva and her husband Eddie are also buried in this plot. I am currently getting there imfo as I type. I will be posting pics of my great grandparents along with there daughter ( my aunt ) hopefully soon. I am living in Northbridge Ma. if you are ever in need of any pics of graves in the area ... Photography is my specialty : )
Sincerely, Linda N. Lesco
|Barbara McIntyre||RE: Alda Turner (Morin)|
Hello Mary just thought I would drop you a line to see how you have been. I have been busy so I haven't been on line for awhile. I haven't had a chance to do any research on Alda Turner(Morin). I'm trying to get more information on her husband Everett J. Turner he was my grandfather I have found his grave site and made a memorial for him. I also have his obituary I'm trying find out if anyone knew them and might have pictures of them or him. I have never seen him I would love to know what he looks like and what type of person he was. I hope to here from you soon take care.
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