|Thomas Higgins (#47304956)|
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|Stakerpgh||RE: Martin & Ellen Higgins|
I live very close to St. Phillips and decided to tackle it as a first project. I visited and took photos twice in March of this year. The monuments are indeed in bad shape. I approached the church office about getting permission to view records and discussed the condition. They were very uncertain of my activities and said they never release private records, but I got an OK to continue my archiving. I would love to clean and repair the stones. Many have toppled over and some have sunk in the ground. I poked a stick in the ground in several places and hit stone. I still need to spend a few more hours and visits to photograph the rest of the cemetery. I'm about halfway there. I have photos of several dozen that are not readily legible which will require other means of transcription.
The two Higgins' stones were interesting finds. Both were first observed as mounds of vegetation. I literally unburied them. I will post the "before" pictures so you can see how these could have easily been missed.
Glad I could help!
Thank you so much for taking the time to locate and photograph the memorials for me, it is greatly appreciated! I hope you do not mind if I use the nice photo you took in my family tree, Thanks again and Cheers
Added by L Beacon on Apr 08, 2011 11:37 AM
thank you. that was very kind of you..
Added by Oz on Feb 01, 2011 5:37 AM
|Trish Coate||RE: Sarah Elizabeth Brown|
Thank you very much for getting this photo for me and also the plot number. :)
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