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Janice Gower (#47051148)
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Bio Photo I've been interested in genealogy for many years and in researching have found myself in many different cemeteries and have fallen in love with them. They have so many stories to tell, some happy and some not so. And as the years pass and the old stones are getting more and more worn and hard to read I am so glad to know so many are trying to preserve them by taking photos and transcribing the stones and getting them up on findagrave. What a wonderful place this is with so many hard working contributors.

It is not necessary to "own" a memorial to make changes. I try to make all edits, corrections and links in a timely manner. Please use the edit tab for this purpose.

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Robert Davis Purple Sr.
Photo - Janet (Purple) Martin
Janice - Many thanks for taking this photo of "Aunt Janet", with helpers like you Find A Grave is a terrific resource.
Added by Robert Davis Purple Sr. on Jul 31, 2014 1:34 PM
Thomas G Whitney

This memorial was a big find.
Thank you very, very much for the help and the transfer.
Added by FamilyFirst on Jul 26, 2014 3:17 PM
Bob McLellan
William Berry
Thank you very much for the transfer.
Added by Bob McLellan on Jul 25, 2014 11:11 AM
Annie Dorey
Andrew Mayhew
Well, the person who manages his memorial very quickly linked him to his wife. I had sent the Edit request to both of you. Sorry for the bother.
Added by Annie Dorey on Jul 23, 2014 4:50 PM
Annie Dorey
Mayhew grave photo
May I have permission to use (and credit you) your excellent photo of Ruth Swett Mayhew's gravestone in my next book, which will feature her among many others who were the earliest matrons in three of our State Institutions? #78195472
Thank you. Annie Dorey
p.s. I wonder why her husband isn't showing up. I shall investigate that tomorrow.
Added by Annie Dorey on Jul 23, 2014 9:28 AM
philip nason
Walter Nason headstones
Ms. Gower-
Thank You for the three photos-
Did you notice the notice on your clear photo a sketch on the Nason stone of the motor home. I wonder what it means? Thank You again. I am 74 and not tech savy, To put these photos and others I have photo copied them then scanned them then up-loaded to Ancestry member profile- With very old stones that are hard to read the stone once on Ancestry is hard to read. I wonder if there is some simple way to move these photos , either direct from e-mail or from location on Ancestry to profile--- Thanks these photos are beautiful and clear. Phiip Nason
Added by philip nason on Jul 13, 2014 6:53 AM
Scott Morgan
Flag next to stones
Find A Grave Memorial# 38281483
Find A Grave Memorial# 38281493
Both of these memorials have the same flag. I am wondering what it is. They are father and son.
Added by Scott Morgan on Jul 12, 2014 12:16 AM
Ben Z. Swanson, Jr., DDS, MPhil
Dr Elijah Pope - Memorial# 69242001

Dear Janice

I have sponsored the memorial on Find A Grave for:

Dr Elijah Pope, an M.D. who practiced as a dentist - Find A Grave Memorial# 69242001

I sponsor all the memorials that I am researching

Would you consider transferring this to me and I will add more information.

As you probably know, your name would remain on the memorial as the one who created it.

I am a medical & dental historian (Wellcome Institute, London) and retired director of the National Museum of Dentistry, Baltimore (see my bio and some of the physicians and dentists I am working on.)

I am mainly researching practitioners that I have artifacts from. I just sent a link for his wife. They married in October of 1844 and she died in December.

If you are not comfortable with a transfer - I can send you the information to add.

Thank you for considering a transfer


Ben Z. Swanson, Jr., DDS, MPhil (#47273947)

p.s. I think your photo of his gravestone is my favorite of all I have seen on Find A Grave. Thank you for doing this cemetery.
Added by Ben Z. Swanson, Jr., DDS,... on Jul 10, 2014 8:50 PM
Thank you kindly!!!!!
Added by amaliet on Jul 03, 2014 8:05 PM
RE: charles and nettie smith
Charles and Nettie are in the Riverside cemetery in Washburn Maine. However, having checked again my grandmother's first name is spelled correctly. I must have seen it somewhere else. I apologize.

Is it possible to add Nettie and Charles other 3 children?

Sorry to be such a pest.

Nettie's memorial number is: 49068323
Charles is: 49067331

Kathy Quimby
Added by Anonymous on Jun 25, 2014 5:52 PM
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