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|Skip Colcord (#47721365)|
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|Skip Colcord is a retired communications executive and speechwriter with 35 years of experience at companies such as Ocean Spray, Polaroid, American Standard and Trane. He started his career as a newspaper reporter at the Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Massachusetts, and the Columbia Daily Tribune in Columbia, Missouri. He also served three years at the National Fire Protection Association. Colcord is an honors graduate of Northeastern University and earned his Master's degree from the University of Missouri. He has dabbled in genealogy for many years.|
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|Alexis||Colcord Riverside Cemetery Maine|
There is a tiny stone that only says "Baby" on it next to Arthur Colcord and his wives. Would you happen to know anything about who this might be?
Added by Alexis on Jun 28, 2017 2:31 PM
|Anonymous||Charles McKenzie-Barbara McLeod|
Hi Skip, First, thanks for all the work you do for Find-A-Grave. I write because I am hoping you can provide the sources for the Birth locations of both Charles and Barbara. We have been searching but have not been able to confirm the connection back to Scotland. Thanks! Also, we have not found a relationship to two of the children suggested (Robert and George). Three others, whose baptism records are in the PEI archives, are missing. Thanks!
Also, I am requesting a photo of the headstone. I checked the link you gave, however, after going through all photos on that site, I cannot locate a relevant headstone. The inscriptions are important. Thanks, so much! Susan, Alberta, Canada
|Ben Jeter||Ray Colcord, Jr., Find A Grave Memorial# 157979368|
Hi Mr. Colcord,
I am doing some records research that involves Ray Colcord, Jr. and his heirship and family. I was hoping you could confirm his DOD for me. I found a differing date than what is shown on his Memorial Page.
|Marianne Mangels||Elizabeth PARTRIDGE Shaw|
Find A Grave Memorial# 154365575
Could you direct me to proof that her parents - as posted on your entry - are:
Elizabeth is the daughter of William Partridge (1615-1654) and his wife, Ann (Spicer) Partridge (1618-1689).
I'm getting conflicting information.
She's my 8th g'grandmother. Thank you.
|georgia matthias||jonathan colcord|
Hi Skip- Hope you can help with documentation for your Find a Grave death date of dec 31 ,1773 for Jonathan Colcord,sr. Do you have documentation for 1804 death of Jonathan Colcord,jr? I am helping the daughter of Robert Clay Colcord submit records for DAR membership. She and a previous DAR member were told they must show documentation on which Jonathan(sr or jr) provided the service to be members. The Edward Colcord book may no longer be used since it provided no documentation. Can you help? Sincerely
|Anonymous||RE: Mr. Nelson's Obituary|
Thank you for your message. I like to hear from former students ... keeps Dad alive in some small way. I too am a former newspaper reporter: GA for the Hartford Courant and now-defunct Dallas Times Herald. And while we disagree on "who" and "whom" (Dad would agree with me, by the way, on the use of "whom" when the noun is an object of a verb or preposition), I very much appreciate the photos and correspondence. (I also am pretty sure I threw an unnecessary "that" into my last reply to you, and sent it without editing, so I apologize for ... well, that!) Very best regards -- Nancy
|Anonymous||RE: Mr. Nelson's Obituary|
Ah, so you disagree with my understanding of the use of "who" and "whom." More important -- you knew my Dad? Are you a former student? I don't live in Massachusetts currently, and it surprised me how much I reacted to the photos you contributed. Thank you so much. I had been doing considerable research on ancestry.com but hadn't been on in a while, and it was lovely to find the link.
I've made the transfer to you.
Added by DRL on Nov 08, 2016 2:45 PM
|Roger Conover||John Calvin Stevens gravestone|
I believe that you took a photograph of this famous architect's gravestone at the Deering Cemetery in Portland. Would it be possible to get a high resolution photo from you, for a publication on architects' gravesites that I am working on?
Wow! You have had a busy, successful life.
Added by Linda on Sep 23, 2016 5:47 PM
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