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Ben G (#47255941)
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Bio Photo I love exploring and photographing old cemeteries in Maine. I am especially familiar with Androscoggin, Cumberland, Hancock, and York counties. I am a Greater Portland History docent, photographer for Greater Portland Landmarks, a contributor to Friends of Evergreen, and a member of SpiritsAlive.com, the overseers of Eastern Cemetery in Portland, Maine



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John W. Van Dyke
Geene and Lemuel Peters Markers
Ben,
I'm a bit late, but, I want to "Thank You" for acquiring and posting the headstone photos. Great shots, both close-up and distant. I will use them in my research and credit you for the photos...
John
Added by John W. Van Dyke on Nov 23, 2016 6:43 PM
Andrew Gross
RE: Benjamin Gross
That's very thoughtful of you! Glad I could help. I don't think I have any Ben Grosses in my family tree.

andrew gross
Added by Andrew Gross on Oct 30, 2016 5:53 PM
Merilee Speilberg Sommers
RE: Benjamin Harris
I have seen that one, but my only issue is that he seems to still be alive in the 1870 Census, living with his son Benjamin and my relative Albion. It's a real mystery. At least at that time, we can't say the family was still cashing his Social Security checks in 1870...there wasn't any SS then.
Love your sense of humor.
Added by Merilee Speilberg Sommers on Oct 25, 2016 3:17 PM
YellowRoseTX
Hamlen
Thanks very much for volunteering and the nice photo posted.
Added by YellowRoseTX on Oct 25, 2016 1:54 PM
Merilee Speilberg Sommers
RE: Benjamin Harris
No, Another good guess, though.
It would have been about 1869 or later, within about 15 years. Benjamin Harris Sr, born about 1786 or 7 was alive in 1850 at age 64 in Montville, Waldo ME. I don't find him in later censuses. He is the father of Benjamin, born 1819-20, and my relative Albion Franklin Harris. I am trying to find proof of all of their births, deaths, etc. Thank you for your help, though.
Added by Merilee Speilberg Sommers on Oct 25, 2016 8:00 AM
AnitaKilburnPowers
Ivory Kilbourn III
Thank you for letting me know that his grave is not marked.
Added by AnitaKilburnPowers on Oct 25, 2016 7:56 AM
Merilee Speilberg Sommers
Benjamin Harris
Your photo is so beautiful with the fall leaves. Thank you, but I am afraid this is not the right Benjamin Harris. Guess there must be two of them there. I'm looking for Benjamin Franklin Harris.
Many thanks, though.
Merilee
Added by Merilee Speilberg Sommers on Oct 24, 2016 10:08 PM
wsbowen
ABIGAIL Chase Cushing
Thank you for taking the photos of ABIGAIL Chase Cushing's grave site. Having photos like this is a great help in my family research.
This will get me to help others by filling some requests in the Foxborough, MA area. If you need anything around here please let me know.

Thanks again

Bill Bowen
(wsbowen)
Added by wsbowen on Oct 23, 2016 6:26 AM
dmwk
re photo of Warren King
Thanks for your time obtaining the headstone photo.It is appreciated, DK
Added by dmwk on Oct 20, 2016 7:13 PM
John Arsenault
Fred Horton - No. 118380066
Thank you Ben for the photo of Fred's gravesite and for the comment that he has no gravestone. Can you check your original photo to see if the name on the large central stone is MaMann rather than McCann? That would make sense since his mother was a McMann.
Added by John Arsenault on Oct 20, 2016 6:36 AM
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