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P.K. Magruder (#47017377)
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Bio Photo PLEASE use the Edit tab and Suggest a Correction link to add/correct information. I try to get to them within 24 hours of receipt.

PLEASE use the Edit tab and Suggest a Correction to request a transfer. Please include your relationship. I will not transfer out of guidelines. Please spare me the "I am the family genealogist" and the "I have tons of information to add" stories. Use the edit system. Too many people have requested out-of-guidelines transfers and then never added so much as a comma to the memorial. Requests for bulk transfers will be summarily ignored.

I WILL NOT link to a "burial unknown". This IS a grave registration site.

If I do not maintain the memorial, but add a picture, PLEASE check the photo caption for the inscription.

My love of old cemeteries is genetic from my dad. I try to take pictures of the fallen/damaged markers first as they might end up "behind the shed" or "over the wall" by the next time I get there.

Sources for additional memorial information include:
Suggest A Correction, NEHGS,,, NARA, other on-line sources, personal library, obituaries, newspaper items, etc.

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Pam Miller
Lieut. Amaziah Cole
I assume by the "Lieutenant" and the birthdate of 1749 that Amaziah was in the Rev. War. However, I have been unable to find anything listed for him online. Do you have any military information?
Thanks, Pam Miller
Added by Pam Miller on Aug 28, 2015 12:56 PM
James Bianco
Charles P. Waite - Hatfield
Hey there, I found that he died in The Military Hospital, Oak Church, Virginia 13 Feb. 1863 (see memorial for source(s). Thanks for bringing his memorial to my attention! Jim
Added by James Bianco on Aug 13, 2015 10:00 AM
Eric Weber
Lizzie Pollard Bisbee
Thanks for supplying her parents' names.
Added by Eric Weber on Aug 12, 2015 8:15 AM
ray mansfield
Leonard Slattery

Thank you for the interesting info on Leonard.
We must be somehow related as Beatrice LaPlante Slattery is my Great Aunt on my mother's side.

Added by ray mansfield on Aug 01, 2015 9:20 AM
Ruth B Harris
Thanks for Correction
I can't thank you enough for your very prompt correction of the gender of Zelepohad Farr!

Find a Grave website is very valuable and what a great service it is!
Added by Ruth B Harris on Jul 29, 2015 6:06 AM
Ruth B Harris
Zelophehad Farr is MALE
I tried to edit, but for some reason, the edit was not able to be sent.


Please look at enlarged photo on Find a Grave Memorial Find A Grave Memorial# 55410330 and see that etched in stone is clearly the words "Son of....", even though whoever entered this "Find a Grave" erroneously wrote that is says, Dau of…." --Not so! This is easily verifiable by looking more closely.
Please look at HIS birth, death, and Cummington MA vital records attached below to see that he was indeed Male:

Zelophed Farr
Massachusetts Births and Christenings
Name: Zelophed Farr
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 10 Oct 1801
Father's Name: Anselm Farr

Mother's Name: Polly Farr

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01002-0 , System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy , GS Film number: 1888606 ,Reference ID: 211

Zelophed Farr
Massachusetts Deaths and Burials
Name: Zelophed Farr
Gender: Male
Death Date: 23 May 1802
Father's Name: Anselon Farr

Mother's Name: Polly Farr

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01002-0 , System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy , GS Film number: 1888606 ,Reference ID: 280

"The Vital Records of Cummington, MA 1762-1900 "
"The vital records of Cummington, MA 1762-1900 " 974.423/C2 D2s Family History Library US/CAN Book. Book is also on microfiche #6104722, 6 sheets Microfiche is at FHL in SLC ...More
Most of the known public records from 1762-1900 are presented by town clerk, church, cemetery, military, U.S. Census , migration records, and others. "Town of Cummington is fortunate in having had all its records so well preserved during its 200 years by officials who realized the value...." This is a very well documented record of vital records, history of town, etc. Text from "The Vital Records of Cummington Massachusetts" 974.423/C2D2s at Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah: Marriage: p. 115: "FARR Anselm & Polly LINCOLN Apr 2, 1795* p. 130: "LINCOLN, Polly & Anselm FARR [q.v.] Apr 2, 1795
Check Index on fiche #6 to find listings for Zelephehad's birth, early death, cemetery and burial (Bryant Cem, row 15, grave 4. Listed as "MALE"

Zelophehad Farr is named after a man in the Bible.
The name Zelophehad ("Zelphed") comes from the Bible, Numbers Chapter 27, wherein the daughters of Zelophehad petitioned Moses to allow them inheritance of their father's lands since Zelophehad had no sons. Moses asked the Lord, who said, "Yes."
Added by Ruth B Harris on Jul 28, 2015 7:26 AM
Bill Shetler
Lemoyne Burleigh
Thank you for your quick action.
Added by Bill Shetler on Jul 26, 2015 6:09 AM
Marie Hayes
Marble Cemetery
There is a book New York Marble Cemetery Interments 1830-1937 by Anne Wright Brown

I bought the 1999 edition. Since I have been updating info on Find A Grave, Anne sends me a new copy with updated info.
Added by Marie Hayes on Jul 15, 2015 12:55 PM
Gene A. Logist
RE: Obit Atheleen Vaugh Huser
You're very welcome!
Added by Gene A. Logist on Jul 14, 2015 12:42 PM
Marie Hayes
Catherine Shepherd Edwards
With my husband's help, I finally got it to link!
Added by Marie Hayes on Jul 13, 2015 11:16 AM
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