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Donna Davenport
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I added the request for the photo and hopefully someone will find it and add the photo.
Added by Donna Davenport on Jan 02, 2015 8:50 AM
Donna Davenport
Re Irving Crandall:
First of all Happy New Year. Irving's obit was in a scrapbook my aunt had created. It would have been from one of the local newspapers. Probably Morris as many of the items were from that. I will change the spelling of his mother's name to your spelling. I'm glad this was of help to you. I took the time to type all the items in her many scrapbooks hoping the information would be a treasured find to relatives. Donna
Added by Donna Davenport on Jan 02, 2015 8:37 AM
Frederick Porter
RE: Amos Lampson
Thanks Sharon,
I'm happy I could help. Barb French took the photos, she does a nice job.
Have a Happy New Year!
Fred
Added by Frederick Porter on Dec 26, 2014 8:12 AM
RiverFallsHistory
RE: Alf Betterley
Nope, I gave you Alf Betterley. I was just wondering who his parents are is all for part of the research I am doing on the Maiden Rock area. I think his wife was Maranda Crandall (b.November 6, 1837 Milford, Pennslyvania d. Jan 1909 in Chippewa County, Wisconsin. Is that correct? I also have 4 children Alf Betterly who is buried at the Ono Methodist Cemetery in Pierce County, Francis Betterley in the Porcupine Cemetery, Pepin County and Roy and Harold Betterley who I know next to nothing about except their names.
Added by RiverFallsHistory on Dec 07, 2014 10:46 AM
RiverFallsHistory
Alf Betterley
I transferred Alf Betterley to you. I'm assuming he's the son of George? I'm working on a history of Maiden Rock along with genealogy of the early families there for a future Pierce County Historical Association project. If you find out anything more of the Betterley's time in the Maiden Rock area please let me know. - Dan Pierce County Historical Association.
Added by RiverFallsHistory on Dec 07, 2014 10:30 AM
bcfrench
RE: Amos Lamson's stone
I've started the paperwork for the Mayflower Society. I can easily do the one to Brewster, but almost all of the others hinge on a difficult-to-document great-great-grandmother. Gotta love New York State genealogy; it's a great black hole where documentation falls in, never to be seen again.
Added by bcfrench on Jul 15, 2014 2:16 PM
bcfrench
RE: Amos Lamson's stone
Sodom Cemetery (love the name!) is way too small to have an office; it hasn't had active burials since 1911. It's a true farm cemetery -- it's right next to a wheat field. It's also in pretty rough shape, although someone at least mows it, which is better than a lot of farm cemeteries.

Glad I could at least point you to the known inscription from the previous survey. At least enough of the stone survived we could get SOME confirmation, even if it was just two words (but they're two words that don't usually appear on tombstones).
Added by bcfrench on Jul 14, 2014 12:19 PM
bcfrench
Amos Lamson's stone
I found the Lamson site and photographed the stone, although it is not in the condition I am sure you would prefer. This is a very early stone, and many of these in this area used a soft slate that tended to peel off in layers over time. In this case, nearly the entire face of the stone is gone. Almost the entire stone is now unreadable save two words at the bottom of what was a lengthy inscription: "The appearance". Since this was in the last line of his inscription (as recounted on this site's transcription of an earlier census when the stone was apparently not so damaged, http://genesee.bettysgenealogy.org/sodom.htm ). That and its position at the left side of his wife Elizabeth's stone have convinced me that this is, unfortunately, what is left of Amos' stone. I took both a picture of the stone and a closeup of the remaining couple words that escaped damage, and left notes in the captions concerning the condition and the original inscription.
Added by bcfrench on Jul 14, 2014 11:24 AM
Kari Leonard
Matthias Lane
Hello. I have just finished transcribing the Farmersville Center Cemetery in Farmersville, Catt. Co., NY & I have not found Matthias. I also looked in the records of a lady who transcribed this cemetery many years ago & she doesn't have him in either. Are you sure he is here? There are many stones that are old/broken/gone so maybe his is one of them. Please let me know if you believe he is here & I will check with the lady who has the cemetery records.
Kari
Added by Kari Leonard on Sep 28, 2013 3:31 PM
bmbloeb
RE: Matthias Lane
I haven't yet found a contact for the cemetery directly. However, you may want to contact the Farmersville town historian. See: http://farmersvilleny.org/
Added by bmbloeb on Aug 26, 2012 5:37 PM
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