|Kevin Avery (#47024642)|
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If you know of any one memorialized here who served aboard the USS Melvin DD-680 in the Pacific Theatre during WW II, please let me know.|
I'm a transplanted New Englander. My parents are Paul Oscar Avery(1921-2003) and Betty Wheaton Avery(1925-1992). My mom's and aunt's interest in family history was passed to me. I have been doing family history research for over 25 years, most of which has been in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Maine.
I am retired, and live in The Villages, Florida, and would be happy to find and photograph cemetery stones of your friends or family in the Sumter - Lake - Marion County area.
If you find some pictures or monuments I haven't included, I'd love to hear from you when you post them. And corrections or additions to my postings are welcome. All suggestions are responded to within 48 hours unless I am out of town. If you supply me with additional information, I will always research and double check it before posting it to a memorial. There is simply too much inaccurate information out there.
I have completed projects on all cemeteries in Hawley, Buckland, Colrain, and Charlemont, Massachusetts. And another in Sears Cemetery in Barnstable County. Current projects include the Jenks Family in Rhode Island, the Groton Avery Family, and Shelburne, Franklin Co, Mass cemeteries. If any of my entries connects to your ancestors, let me know.
Please use the EDIT button on the memorial to initiate correspondence and recommend updates. I am no longer able to respond to emails that do not provide quick and easy access to the memorial in question. Also, if your e-mail is not provided on your profile page, I won't be able to respond to you if a response is needed. The public messages are not appropriate for back and forth discussion.
There are so many "orphan" memorials here on Find-A-Grave, many of which have been posted en masse and then forgotten. So many need identification and linking so we know who they were! After posting a memorial, please take the time to research, identify, and link the memorial properly..... it will go along way toward further establishing the credibility of this site.
Regarding transfers outside guidelines..... I will consider transfer to those who have a proven track record of collaboration on FindAGrave.
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|Andrew L.||RE: Constant Avery 32760255|
|S.J. McMahan||RE: NElizabeth Perry|
Regarding the death of Elizabeth Perry, my source is from Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Ancestry.com) database on-line.
I understand it could be in error, so if you want to leave it as it is that's ok. She was the 8th grt grandmother of my former (deceased) husband Royce Graham.
I added the info you sent me. Many thanks!
Added by Sarah on May 23, 2015 8:45 AM
|Melodye Whatley||Theophilus Yale Winship|
Thank you for the additional info... duly noted.
We have a cousin in the Villages. :) We had fun toodling around in one of those golf carts.
I am so excited to find this memorial - Thank you for your wonderful and much appreciated work!
Added by Amanda on May 20, 2015 11:21 PM
|Barbara Campbell||Lauretta Sarah Murphy Erwin|
Are you related? Do you wish a transfer?
|RobMinteer57||Charlotte and Ezra Brown|
Sorry, but I don't have any info other than what was in the cemetery list.
|Anne Pratt Slatin||Elizabeth Avery Darbee|
Kevin, I added your information to Elizabeth's bio. Thank you for the update.
We are related - Elizabeth Avery was the mother-in-law of my 4th great uncle, Abijah Paul, who married Elizabeth's daughter, Elizabeth Darbee.
Abijah was a great Presbyterian abolitionist who helped run the Underground Railroad in Erie County, NY, south of Buffalo. Abijah and Elizabeth both are buried in the Griffins Mills Cemetery, in Griffins Mills, NY (just south of East Aurora).
All the Vermonters who moved to Western NY lived in the Town of Aurora, and most are buried in the Griffins Mills Cemetery. They came from Middletown Springs, Wells, and Tinmouth, VT, in Rutland County.
I have a lot of info on these folks. e-mail me if you are interested.
|Perry W. Caldwell||Charles Woodworth|
The information on the parents of Charles Woodworth has been posted.
|psc||Lois (Vibber) Avery|
Thanks for sending the additional information. I've added it to her memorial.
Added by psc on May 18, 2015 12:44 PM
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