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Jeannine Jacaruso Dietz (#47114654)
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I have resided in the Washington, DC metropolitan area my entire life and I have a background in historic preservation and architecture. I have enjoyed spending time wandering in cemeteries since I was 5 or 6. I did gravestone rubbings in elementary school and junior high but now I just photograph them. I always have been and still am fascinated by the artistry and symbolism of tombstones and the peaceful serenity of the graveyard.

I am the seventh great granddaughter of Reverend Pardon Tillinghast (ca. 1622-1/29/1718) of Providence, RI. My mother Ruth, was the daughter of Willis Alva, of Killingly/Brooklyn, CT, granddaughter of Thomas Avery Tillighast and Jennie Sophia Tillinghast, g granddaughter of Thomas Sweet and Charles Allen Tillinghast, gg granddaughter of Deacon Pardon and Elder Joseph Tillinghast, the ggg granddaughter of Charles Tillinghast on both sides, the gggg granddaughter of John Tillinghast, the ggggg granddaughter of Pardon Tillighast, Jr. and the gggggg granddaughter of Elder Pardon Tillinghast.

My maternal mother's side of the family are Swearingens descended from Garrett Vansweringen of Reensterdwan, Holland who settled in St. Mary's County, MD in the 1650's before migrating south through West Virginia, North Carolina and finally ending up in Edgefield, South Carolina. I am the 11th generation.

My dad's side of the family are Italian. My grandfather, Guiseppe (Joseph) Jacaruso came to Ellis Island in 1903 from a small town called Celenza Valfortore located in the province of Foggia and in the Apulia region of southeast Italy and settled in Stratford, Connecticut.

If anyone has any information that would be helpful on any of these lines I would appreciate your contacting me as I am still actively researching and trying to fill in lots of remaining holes.
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RoseOfThePlains
Memorial# 135894158
Thank you for the update and for all of your work here at Find a Grave, it is truly a lasting service to so many people. Best wishes to you.
Added by RoseOfThePlains on Dec 08, 2014 5:13 AM
Fran Bundy
RE: #61512169 & 61511635
I did not realize that you "recently" received them as a transfer NOR would I know if you knew they were duplicates. I simply put a note for others.... merely to help them.
Hope you have a Happy 4th! :)
Added by Fran Bundy on Jul 04, 2014 9:11 AM
genieresearcher
Crisp
Hello Jeannine, I am not related however had been researching some Crisp families for information for findagrave memorials. So any info or family connections I included on my memorials for them and also added notes to some other Crisps. wish I could be of more help.
Added by genieresearcher on Mar 22, 2014 7:42 PM
Debbie L
RE: Mary S. Harden Cooper #30696108
I transferred this memorial over to you.
Added by Debbie L on Sep 05, 2013 12:49 AM
Debbie L
RE: Alvin Leandow Cooper #30696099
I transferred this memorial over to you.
Added by Debbie L on Sep 05, 2013 12:48 AM
Helen Ward
snider
I would like you to correct an error to Find a Grave. I work at All Souls Cemetery in Germantown, MD. You have listed Calvin Coolridge Snider as being buried here. He is not. He lived and died in California. You may wish to contact his family to find out which cemetery he is buried within.
Added by Helen Ward on Jul 17, 2013 9:03 AM
Ann
RE: Cadden
Hi
I only knew the Cadden/Caddin families around Adams Run, SC-- Charleston County.
These families are all buried at White Church Cemetery, Charleston County, SC (Ravenel)
and Hopewell Baptist at Parker's Ferry Charleston County SC
The other families are not familiar to me.
Hope this helps
Ann
Added by Ann on Apr 28, 2011 2:37 PM
Irma
Harriet Segar
Hi Jeannine-I transfered Harriet to you. I didn't notice any other gravestones right next to Harriet Segars stone. If there were, and they were in good condition and readable, I probably would have taken a picture of them. Sorry, good luck in your search. Irma
Added by Irma on Jan 23, 2011 4:51 PM
Irma
Tillinghast in Pachaug cem
Hi-Can you change the death date for Thomas Tillinghast #61043979 to Nov 29, 1871. I've added another photo. Thanks, Irma
Added by Irma on Dec 29, 2010 7:00 AM
 

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