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I love to do genealogical research & photography, so becoming a volunteer photographer here was a natural choice. My own family names include Urquhart, Howland/Tilley, Alden/Mullens, Post, Collins, Whitney, etc.|
**For those with Island ancestors or relatives, I recommend: http://history.vineyard.net/gene.htm as well as the "Martha's Vineyard Antique Photos" Facebook page, and the M.V. Museum and the M.V. Historical Society** Another one is the "Martha's Vineyard Antique Photos" page on Facebook which posts wonderful photos!
If I create a memorial for your ancestor and you'd like it transferred to you, (and it isn't one of my ancestors) I am generally happy to oblige. However, if I email you extra photos and you upload them to new or existing memorials, please note that I'm the photographer.
I am so grateful to others who have created memorials for my family, taken photos, etc.
P.S. I recommend this online date calculator tool:
If you have the date of death and the yr./mo./days of age, you can easily calculate the birth date.
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|Charlet Roskovics||Falmouth Poorhouse burials|
I'm glad you enjoyed seeing the memorial made for the Falmouth Poorhouse burials. In case you don't know, you can access old copies of the Falmouth Enterprise through www.falmouthlibrary.org. Click on genealogy databases and then scroll again to Falmouth Enterprise. On the "search" button, add the name you want plus the dates. Cheers, Charlet
|Nita Blanton Blount, Summerville, SC||Deborha Seward Bishop|
RE: Deborha Seward Bishop
I wish I knew more about her. Are you on Ancestry? You could view the info i have on her (birth, marriage, death dates) and see her ancestry. I would need to send you an invitation so let me know if you're interested. There's an image of her very handsome father!
Added by Sunset on Jun 28, 2014 10:53 PM
Thank you so much for your reply... I'm sorry it's taken me so long to get back with you. Here is my email address email@example.com
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|Colleen McCarthy Sanborn||RE: Elzabeth Fletcher Kryrs|
Not a problem. I have other Keyes that I will be posting later this weekend. Hopefully, it will be one's you want!
Have a Nice Weekend,
|History Buff||Daniel & Mary Steward|
Another set of my Grandparent's died in Edgartown, Ma Daniel Stewart 1636-1703
and Mary Stewart 1640-1701 do graves go back that far / the stones?
|History Buff||Chickemmoo Settlement|
Do you know of this place? I think it's near Tisbury - many of my family were born and died there . I searched the Masonic Lodge and many of the last names long ago were my family's. Trying to locate the direct line for my son - he will be Master of the Masonic Lodge next year at 23 yrs.
|History Buff||Thank You !!|
For your message - that was kind of you - I have not been the MV but hope so in the future. I am working on my Mayflower / Jamestown Colony/ Ancient Planter and Ancient Artillery Applications this fall - I am in the Dar - one Grandfather was from Tisbury in the Sea Coast Defense. That is wonderful you volunteer - I hope to join the MV Historical Society this fall as well. Thank You again - I deeply appreciate your kindness.
|History Buff||History of Martha's Vineyard|
Written by Charles Banks its a 3 vol. set - have you seen it - I have the Merry Family of Martha's Vineyard by Banks - I am ordering the 3 vol set from the MV Historical Society this week- some of my family names are Merry, Luce , Weeks, Claghorn, Bartlett, Macy , Coffin , Pease, Pierce, Green,Boynton, Dutton,Nason, Greenleaf, Wood , I have been able to located loads of old stones of our family in Tisbury & Edgartown & a few other towns Tristam Coffin on Nantuckett was my Grandfather. so hope to obtain more info - it would be nice if our families were related.
|Elizabeth H||RE: Patrice I. Duvall|
Needham Cemetery is very difficult to get in touch with. I lucked out last Veterans Day and actually found someone in the office who looked up some burials for me. He also let me take photos of the cemetery map, which is somewhat convoluted. I usually just wander the cemetery looking for burials and it may take me a couple of visits to find stones. Since Patrice's was flush to the ground, it was amazing that I found it. If you can provide me your email address, I can send you the jpg with a notation of where the burial is. I can also see it (roughly) on Google Maps ;-)
ephandler (at) verizon.net
|Irma||Emma Hart Urquhart #74900485|
Hi Sunset-Emma is indeed the wife of William Urquhart, as it says she is his wife on their gravestone in the River view cem in Essex CT. Plus, she is his wife in the 1910 Census, living in Brooklyn NY. Irma
Added by Irma on Jul 25, 2014 8:32 AM
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