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Chip5610 (#46997557)
 member for 7 years, 3 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo I am a member and Director of Plymouth County Genealogists, Inc. (PCGI), and currently President of the Friends of Middleborough Cemeteries, Inc. (FoMC). I have researched my Family History and now really enjoy contributing to the knowledge of all people of the past. My non-family memorials focus on my town of Bridgewater, MA and the neighboring areas.

POSTERITY: I publish photos and create memorials here for the benefit of present and future generations. If you want to publish my gravestone photos on any website that you contribute to (except FindaGrave, according to FAQ#142), include in the photo caption "used with the written permission of Chip5610 (#46997557) at FindaGrave" and keep a screen-print of this page for your records. Copyright laws require you to obtain permission to use a photograph, and conditionally - based on your integrity - you have it! Understand that merely attributing credit does not comply with the law.

Building a cemetery index: I invest a lot of time developing and maintaining the cemetery page listings for Southeastern Massachusetts (maps for Plymouth and Bristol and Norfolk counties) and several other counties in the state. I add new cemeteries and I remove "incorrect" cemeteries. I improve existing cemetery pages by adding cemetery photos and the GPS coordinates. To each cemetery description, I add the GR identifiers from the MA Vital Records books and the MACRIS identifier to each Massachusetts cemetery description. MACRIS identifiers are an important first step in protecting a Massachusetts cemetery. Knowing where a cemetery is located is the first step in preserving the cemetery and finding a grave.

Assistance: The structure of the site engenders collaboration. The "Suggest a Correction (SAC)" feature is great, so use it liberally! My e-mail was set-up specifically for FindaGrave matters, so feel free to send as many SACs as you want. This is a great hobby, and I will work with anyone, happily! My only request: Say 'Thank You'!
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Janice Hubbell (Hooper,Mack,Butler)
Sylvester Hooper
Thank you for finding the grave marker. Right next to my other relatives. I know there is more in there too. Thank you so much. One day I am hoping to actually go to the cemetery and see. If on your travels and see other Hoopers it will be great to see. I am looking for one particularly now. Ora May Hooper. DOB 11/30/1881. /died:1/1965
Added by Janice Hubbell (Hooper,Ma... on Jul 29, 2015 10:24 PM
Virginia Arnold
Lamech Blandin
Thank you for the headstone photo
Added by Virginia Arnold on Jul 29, 2015 9:06 AM
mary takacs
Kingman and Tucker gravesites
Thanks so much for getting these photographs.
Added by mary takacs on Jul 27, 2015 3:36 PM
Idaiah and Anna Wilbur photos
Thank you so much for the photos from Leach Cemetery in Brockton.

Added by Bonita on Jul 14, 2015 2:56 AM
Ties That Bind
Bates gravestone photo
Thank you so very much for fulfilling my request for a gravestone photo for the memorial of George Bates. I truly appreciate your work on Find-A-Grave!
Added by Ties That Bind on Jul 12, 2015 6:40 AM
Annie Blanchard
Happy dancing!
I keep seeing you're adding the pictures you took to other Blanchard-Kendall family members! It's making me do a happy dance!

So I won't keep thanking you for every one, but this is so wonderful!

Thank you for the photos of Bradford Blanchard, Caroline his wife <--only my gr gr grandparents, I added an extra before, Caroline her mother, Louis their son and young Edward (Bradford) Blanchard!

Added by Annie Blanchard on Jul 11, 2015 8:42 PM
Annie Blanchard
Thank YOU!!!
Hi, Chip! Thank you so much for the picture of Caroline Kendall Blanchard and the rest of the family! She and Bradford are my gr gr gr grandparents!

You also got her mother, Caroline Adams Kendall... I'm awe struck!

This saves me some time on my upcoming visit this fall - I may visit their graves, but I won't need to search high and low to find them -- beautiful pictures!

This means a lot! I know how hard it is, I spent hours today myself looking for graves here and could not find them...

Thank you again! (Can I use these on my Family Tree with credit to you?)

Added by Annie Blanchard on Jul 11, 2015 8:20 PM
Thank you!
Added by JenB on Jul 09, 2015 1:07 PM
L. Ellis
Kevin Ellis # 75133220
Thank You so very much for my husbands brothers photo. We appreciate it very much,thank you!!!
Added by L. Ellis on Jul 08, 2015 10:54 PM
Dean DeLillo
Carnello / Cornell
I have a Location Card for a St. Mary's Cemetery. I thought it was for the one in Middleboro, since there are other Carnello's buried there. The card is for "Bengamin Cornell". (Older records have him as Benino Carnello.)
The card states:
Buried Oct 21, 1918
Dor: V
Sta: 18
Gr: 25

Any thoughts on whether this grave is in this St. Mary's Cemetery?
Thanks immensely.
Added by Dean DeLillo on Jul 08, 2015 11:35 AM
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