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Midnightdreary (#46971513)
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Bio Photo I frequent the graves of famous and moderately famous American writers from the 19th century. Lately, I've been interested in making sure their families are represented on this site too.

Here's my wishlist: Make the famous listing criteria clearer and allow for proper grammar and punctuation, including italics for titles of books, magazines, movies, TV shows, etc.
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 • 114 Memorials Added
 • 94 Memorials Managed
 • 245 Photos
 • 6 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 22 Virtual Flowers
 • 1 Virtual Cemetery
 • 28 Famous Bios
 • 2,005 Fame Ratings
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Sandra Hirt
Waldo Emerson
Hi Midnightdreay,

Thank You for the memorials and pictures you are creating. Job well done.
May I have your permission to post the tombstone picture of Waldo Emerson # 44979511 to my file for him on I will give credit to you.

Thank You,
Sandie Hirt #47090157
Added by Sandra Hirt on Oct 21, 2014 9:58 AM
priscilla ross-fox
Dexter Pratt
I am thinking he was the father of my Seraph Pratt. I have connected her but I need to find her mother (Vashti (Cutting)) whom I haven't found in this cemetery. I don't have a date of death for her and Ancestry is not working well at all for me to do searches.
If this Dexter Pratt isn't her father I will remove the connection and keep on searching.
And thank you for your work at F.A.G.
Added by priscilla ross-fox on Aug 20, 2014 3:09 PM
Charles Scudder Transfer
Thank you SO much for this transfer. We will take excellent care of it! You are most kind! Margie Scudder
Added by ScudderSander on Mar 29, 2014 9:21 PM
Patricia (Patti) Joy Berndsen Jacko
Charles jones
I generally don't add URL's because they tend to change
Added by Patricia (Patti) Joy Bern... on Oct 09, 2013 9:24 PM
Yvonne Gowen
HOBBS family
I appreciate the time that you took to obtain the Hobbs family photos in Portland Street Cemetery.
Thank-you, so very much !!!
Yvonne Gowen
Added by Yvonne Gowen on Jul 29, 2013 12:23 PM
Botta Location
Would you by any chance have the location of the Botta family grave in Woodlawn? I want to visit Anne's grave on Monday. Thanks if so!
Added by GraveBard on Jun 09, 2013 4:10 AM
RE: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps [Ward]

Thanks for the added information. The correction has been made.

Best of all wishes to you.
Added by NWO on Jun 08, 2013 4:33 AM
Sanborn Family - Concord, MA
The memorial page you created for Louisa Leavitt Sanborn, wife of Franklin Sanborn is well done. I'm wondering though if their son, Victor Channing Sanborn is in fact buried in Chicago as noted. I found grave markers for he and his wife at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord today. I just created a memorial page for each. Do you think their grave markers are just memorials? If so, do you know where in Chicago they are buried. Thank you. - TCW
Added by TCW on Mar 16, 2013 5:29 PM
literary memorials
I like your work, Midnight Dreary, and strongly approve your goals. Ravenesque moniker as well.

I teach American literature at a Tokyo university, and my seminar students and I are doing similar work in regard to the characters in Masters' "Spoon River Anthology" who have real-life prototypes and whose graves we can locate.

Have a look at my "Spoon River" virtual cemetery. Two of the memorials there represent work we have completed: Margaret George Davidson and William Cullen Bryant (not the famous poet but a youthful namesake).

Added by wayne on Jul 07, 2012 7:05 PM

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