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LadyGoshen (#46951894)
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Bio Photo trying to stay ahead of developers who want to cover historical markers... and the weather, time and vandals that obscure the inscriptions... to honor those that walked before us.

Although I visit cemeteries whenever I travel (to the dismay of others in the car), most of my work is in Vermont, New Hampshire, New York's lower Hudson Valley and Washington State's Skagit County.

Whenever possible, I post a photo--a photo makes it real. I also try to list the sources I've used to stitch together family relations or any info that I might find. I will not link to those who are listed as burial location unknown.

Thank you in advance for sending in corrections or additions using the Edit button. I appreciate your updates very much. Although I try to thank and acknowledge all corrections, I may not always have the time. Edits posted in the message area below will be ignored and deleted.

I transfer direct relatives within three generations (that means: your siblings, parents, grandparents, children, and grandchildren). As Richard H so aptly puts it:
"... someone who died 200 years ago could be related to thousands of people." Please use the virtual cemetery feature to group your family memorials.

My activity is seasonal--I use the New England winters to create new memorials with the images I've collected the rest of the year. There are several thousand waiting to be processed...


About photos: Photo uploaded to Find A Grave memorials are for Find A Grave use only. Do not reuse without permission. All Rights Reserved.

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james masker
hey lady Goshen happy holidays -- I stand in correction -- im working on mount Moriah cemetery -- that is the largest cemetery in the state of Pennsylvania -- it covers over 200 acres of land -- the cemetery became a mass of jungle when the city refused to keep an update maintance on it back in the late 90's now it has been turned over to who has taken an interest in this historic land mark -- there about 200 volunteers that work year on this cemetery trying to clean it up from the brush and over and under growth through out the years -- I was asked as a volunteer if I would come and try to photograph this thing as much as possible --- their web site is --
I hope you enlighten me on lost cemeteries -
sincere happy holidays
Added by james masker on Dec 25, 2014 6:50 PM
james masker
RE: know that area
if you ever get a chance to see the largest cemetery in the state of Pennsylvania that would be mount union here in philly pa -- I am working on that cemetery when time allows me too-- for a fact there are over 12,000 civil war graves that has not even been nearly half photographed --
sincere james
Added by james masker on Dec 24, 2014 11:19 PM
james masker
know that area
hi -- its amazing you find that cemetery out in no mans land -- I know that area quite well -- I use to hunt in that area years ago -- I never knew of a cemetery being there at minnisink--
happy holidays
Added by james masker on Dec 24, 2014 3:52 PM
Bruce Bowen
Carolyn Ringe Miele
Hi LadyGoshen,

I noticed you are the owner of Carolyn Ringe Miele's memorial. Here is her birthday. FYI, this is from her son, my second cousin.

My mom was born, Carolyn Sandburg Ringe, at Sibley Memorial Hospital on May 4, 1924. She was the third of three children of Fred and Ethel Ringe. Fred, a sailor,and Ethel, a government clerk at the printing office downtown, met, fell in love, and settled in Berwyn, MD to start a family. Back then, babies were usually bornn at home, but Ethel had been stricken with rheumatic feverr as a child and had a weak heart, so my mother and her siblings were all born at Sibley.

-Bruce Bowen
Added by Bruce Bowen on Dec 19, 2014 5:33 PM
Thank You for the correct spelling of his first name, it is appreciated, Happy Holidays
Added by BluMoKitty on Dec 04, 2014 6:03 PM
Tracy Venice Avins
RE: Jennie May Chase Conner
Yes that photo belongs to me. She is my great grandmother.
Added by Tracy Venice Avins on Dec 01, 2014 12:43 PM
RE: Capt Andrew Tracy
Thank you for messaging me directly as I didn't get the correction email. I'll get on this tonight. ty
Added by MegaFluffyJ on Nov 27, 2014 7:55 PM
Rick Bennett
The Tilden Family
I would appreciate any more info from anyone on the Tilden's. My paternal grandmother, Myra Alice Tilden left me just enough family info to get me interested.
Added by Rick Bennett on Nov 22, 2014 7:18 AM
RE: Cross in Cornish NH
Source Information: New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data:
"New Hampshire Marriage Records 1637–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2011. “New Hampshire Statewide Marriage Records 1637–1947,” database, FamilySearch, 2009. New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records. “Marriage Records.” New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord.

Name: Orilla Spaulding
Marriage Date: 28 Dec 1843
Event Type: Marriage
Clerk's Location: New Hampshire, United States
Gender: Female
Spouse Name: Horace G P Cross
Spouse Gender: Male
FHL Film Number: 1000978
Added by InMemory on Nov 17, 2014 12:11 PM
Connie (Cross) Krueger
RE: Memorial# 74309344
Thank you.
Have a great day. ;-)
Added by Connie (Cross) Krueger on Nov 08, 2014 7:43 PM
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