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JimmyH (#47674871)
 member for 4 years, 9 months, 16 days
Shan Clark
RE: Noreen Mabie
Thanks for your patience! Fun to find the links to all these family members.

Added by Shan Clark on Jul 08, 2016 10:30 AM

Shan Clark
Noreen Mabie
I am sorry I sent you an edit for Noreen's married name then found her husband's memorial. Your original spelling was correct. The lichen on the headstone made it hard to read. My apologies!

Added by Shan Clark on Jul 07, 2016 8:01 AM

RE: Annie Houlehan Clancy
Hi Jimmy,
I have just sent you a reply using your email. I hope you receive it. If not, please let me know. Thanks, R.

Added by Anonymous on Sep 24, 2015 5:42 PM

RE: Johanna Barry (O'Connor)
Found them all. I'll be sending you an e-mail as soon as I gather all the info.

Added by LMR on Sep 30, 2014 9:07 PM

RE: Johanna Barry (O'Connor)
I have not researched her family just came across her death record. I am in Massachusetts and I do a lot of research if there is something I can help with I will try.


Added by LMR on Sep 25, 2014 7:41 PM

Costello, Michael 121235094

Recently I covered much ground in search of the grave listed below.
Started out on the road that is in the cemetery photo- I guessed it would be in the older section, but the oldest graves are amongst newer graves as well in this cemetery.
Any suggestions are welcome.

My e-mail address:

In search of:
Costello, Michael 121235094
b. unknown d. Aug. 2, 1870

Added by ForgetMeNot on Aug 24, 2014 9:20 PM

Carole Elizabeth Nurmi Cummings # 47178231
Truly fascinating...
That sounds quite intriguing. It is always a wonderful thing to search for soldiers in older newspapers.

What is more fascinating is the fact that you are finding other information as well.

I would never have known that this off branch cousin of mine had been murdered if it not for you.

Like you, I totally agree with the digitization of all records to make them more accessible online.

Would love to be able to get to old obituaries in order to add them to the findagrave site as well.

Truly DO appreciate all of that effort you are going through.

Your efforts have not gone unnoticed, and I, for one, appreciate your time and addition for findagrave!

You are doing a super job!

Added by Carole Elizabeth Nurmi C... on Jun 23, 2014 7:40 AM

Carole Elizabeth Nurmi Cummings # 47178231
HOW interesting about that gentleman dying...any ideas where he is buried...

It is truly wonderful how you can find newspaper information.

Which route have you been using to find this info. Would love to look for my New Jersey relatives obits as well.

Thanks again!

Added by Carole Elizabeth Nurmi C... on Jun 19, 2014 10:50 PM

Nikita Barlow
Capt. Benson
Thanks for the update, Jimmy!

Best regards,

Added by Nikita Barlow on Jun 18, 2014 7:52 PM

Nikita Barlow
Capt. Henry Benson
Greetings, Jimmy!

Thanks for your message. I have incorporated the additional info about Capt. Benson's death into his bio, and have also credited you as the source of the newspaper excerpt in the Notes section of his memorial page.

Best regards,

Added by Nikita Barlow on Jun 14, 2014 10:21 PM

Carole Elizabeth Nurmi Cummings # 47178231
Quite interesting about Effie Van Antwerp
Added that info to her memorial.

Any more write ups about the family?

I wonder what happened.

Added by Carole Elizabeth Nurmi C... on Jun 11, 2014 1:04 PM

RE: Skinner Family
Dear Jimmy -

Thanks for your message. There are no Skinners left in Holyoke, Massachusetts (where the Skinner mills were), but in the passage of generations, they have moved to other parts of New England and the US. And indeed, there are Skinner descendants on Fishers Island. I believe that Sarah Kilbourne's book American Phoenix refers to some of the later family history. P. Stott

Added by pstott on Feb 16, 2014 5:44 AM

Betty Atkinson
Thomas A. Cobb
I used the info you uploaded on findagrave for this fellow to trace his family back to a Samuel Cobb b. 1750 in Pasquotank, NC...

Thomas' father was Kenneth R Cobb Jr and mother was Rose D.. mother was about 25 yrs younger than her husband...

Added by Betty Atkinson on Feb 08, 2014 5:14 PM

Eugene A. Varley; 15489874
Jimmy - I transferred Eugene pursuant to your request. I graduated Needham High School with his daughter, Barbara. Happy Holidays, Toni

Added by GrannyT on Dec 14, 2013 3:35 PM

Gary Nilson
You are welcome on the transfer! I photographed the new part of that cemetery years ago because my father and grandparents were buried there and posted everything on Findagrave for others. It is nice when a relative takes care of the memorials!
Gary Nilson
Wallingford CT

Added by Gary Nilson on Dec 14, 2013 10:54 AM

Ridgewood NJ losses-
It is working great! Thank you so much for all the effort and dedication to those lost from Rdgewood. I wish someone in every county of the country would do this! I'll study the ones you have some more. Blessings!

Added by B24CoPilotNiece on Dec 09, 2013 7:13 PM

RE: Mr. Jos. T. Barry 62830546
Hello again,

Here's a link to his death cert. on

It has his middle intial as 'T'.

But you are right, I just found his birth cert. on there as well and his middle name at birth was John.

Sadly it looks like he died from an accidental drowning.

But now you are the one who has to change his name on the memorial because of the transfer.

Have a goodnight,


Added by Ryan-O on Dec 08, 2013 10:25 PM

Mr. Jos. T. Barry 62830546
All transferred. Glad a relative found him.

Take care.

Added by Ryan-O on Dec 07, 2013 11:06 PM

Rich H.
RE: 46489213
My pleasure!

Added by Rich H. on Dec 05, 2013 6:53 PM

Just keep doing what you're doing. I know what you mean about the scary clique... I found if you just ignore them they go away. Especially that one in particular, she should spend more time correcting her own errors and less time watching and harassing other people. If it makes you feel any better, she sends a bunch of NASTY GRAMS then lays off for awhile… almost like the behavior of someone drunk dialing. I don't even send corrections or requests to her… the less interaction, the better. I have little time for people of that caliber. You are right on the money about adding pieces of the puzzle, eventually the whole picture comes together. And yes WELL SAID is kind of a Navy term. Or for your contribution here on this site I could say KUDO's on a job well done! PEACE and Happy Holidays! JD

Added by JD STEPHENS, U.S. NAVY VE... on Dec 03, 2013 7:19 PM

Jimmy H's excellent response:

No not findagrave, I was talking about Gerblady.

I have never encountered that tone while pursuing family history, except maybe from a crusty archivist who hasn't been out of the archive for an extended period. I would guess some of the most historic finds that come about from this site have or will be memorials created from several pieces of information converging at findagrave, contributed by two or more individuals. I get the concept, collaboration, and synergy. Imagine the historic graves where no headstone has existed matbe for decades, but by sharing scraps and shreds of information that lost record is virtually restored, available to any interested party. It's called Findagrave, not foundagrave, many of us are still looking for for specific graves. Maybe it should be called Lokkingfor-finding-foundagrave. I do family history for enjoyment try and have some fun.
Added by JimmyH on Nov 24, 2013 2:47 PM

Added by JD STEPHENS, U.S. NAVY VE... on Dec 03, 2013 10:33 AM

Thank you for providing the locations of the two Sohon burials.

Added by MLR on Nov 24, 2013 1:51 PM


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