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Carol Chakurda (#47915541)
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Bio Photo I've been working on my Family history since I was 11 years old. I started this because of a homework assignment and became hooked when Grandpa explained that he was Grandma's third husband. I had no idea!

I've used this site for a long time, gleaning little tidbits of information that I needed. Then it occurred to me that I may have information that someone else needs so I should give back. I signed up as a member and I've been adding my little tidbits as I find them. I hope it helps someone.


I have photo documented the Stafford Memorial Gardens, Stafford, VA up through last summer (2012) so now we just need to keep up with the new additions. But there are hundreds of unmarked graves in that cemetery.

I have taken all photos for the AMAA Cemetery in Brooke, Stafford/Fredericksburg, VA. All names and photos have been entered as of June 2013. This cemetery buries people in the order received so it will be easy to keep updated.

I have completed the photos for Rodef Shalom Cemetery in Cardiff, NJ. I will be entering those as I can. There are over 4000 photos so it may take me most of the winter to get them all entered!

I have taken photos of about 1/3 of the Beth Kehillah Cemetery in Cardiff, NJ. I have completed adding the photos that I have until my next trip. (Except for the ones that need translating from Hebrew to English.)

I have completed taking the pictures in Emeth Shalom Cemetery, Cardiff, NJ. I will hopefully complete entering them into FAG by the end of 2014!

Also, if I claim a photo request for an area not local to me (Stafford, VA) don't panic. It means that I was there and already have the picture and I will upload it once I return home from my travels. Along those lines - when I am traveling I may let you know that I have claimed one of your photo requests. If you will go ahead and request the rest of your family in that cemetery it helps because if I am running out of time, memory space in my camera, or battery I will try to concentrate on requests that have been made. :)

Edits and Transfer requests should be made through the edit tab. Thanks.
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Mark Maxwell
Lola Pergament
I should have looked further before sending the preceeding message. It appears that all of the family links to the "Rose" family should be removed until we learn Lola's maiden name and possibly place of birth.

Just finished my memorial to Boo.
Added by Mark Maxwell on Nov 22, 2015 11:14 AM
Mark Maxwell

There appears to be a family link problem with Lola nee Rose Pergament (mother of "Boo" Pergament) born 11FEB1906 and who is lsited a her brother, Morris Rose born 23MAR1906 in England.
Added by Mark Maxwell on Nov 22, 2015 9:46 AM
Mark Maxwell
Atlantic County NJ Cemeteries
I recently had a stem-cell transplant and hope to get back to almost normal by this summer. Good luck on the Cardiff Jewish Cemeteries.

Added by Mark Maxwell on Nov 13, 2015 7:09 PM
Cecilia (and Roman) Wright
I added a photo to your memorial page for Cecilia Wright in Gardens of Faith and created a memorial page for her husband, Roman, with a photo.
Added by LShue on Nov 03, 2015 8:10 PM
John Evans
Helen Chakurda

I am sorry for your Loss of Helen your Mother -in-Law
May God be with you and your family

John Evans
Added by John Evans on Nov 01, 2015 5:39 AM
Mary Conant
LTC Sean M. Judge
Hello Carol,
I am Sean's mom. I wanted to let you know how appreciative I am to you for posting his information on Find A Grave. Sean was my one and only. I miss him more than words can convey. As a mom it is my hope that he will never be forgotten and having his information on this site ensures that he will be remembered for many years.
In addition, you have inspired me to become a member and in the future post to this site for others.
Thank you again for taking the time to post Sean's obituary and information. Sincerely, Mary Conant
Added by Mary Conant on Oct 18, 2015 11:24 AM
Dan Phelan
Helen Williams at Green Mount, Baltimore
Hi, you requested a photo of Helen Williams' marker at Green Mount Cemetery Baltimore because of a death date issue. Her Baltimore City Death Certificate # 4023 show a death date of 5/3/1955 at age 56. That info is from the index--not the certificate.
If you want photos of the marker, please contact the cemetery at 410-539-0641 and post the section and plot with your request. The office will only give out two plot locations to a requester.
Good luck,
Dan Phelan

Added by Dan Phelan on Oct 11, 2015 6:52 PM
Sarah Chaikin
Workman's Circle, Atlantic County, NJ
Hi Carol,
Can you tell me how to locate the workman's circle section within Rodef Shalom cemetery? I'll be traveling there with an elderly family member and any information will be helpful. Thanks, Sarah
Added by Sarah Chaikin on Sep 21, 2015 2:10 PM
Larry & Nancy Brooks
RE: Betty Snook
I have deleted our memorial and sent a message to the orig. manager telling her she has the wrong Jack Snook connected with Betty. There are 2 Jack Snooks buried in Penwell Gabel. Hopefully, this will get changed.
Added by Larry & Nancy Brooks on Sep 12, 2015 7:09 AM
Larry & Nancy Brooks
Betty Snook-Memorial Park
Please give me the memorial number of the original memorial. I don't find it under Snook or Barngrover or Drum. Nancy
Added by Larry & Nancy Brooks on Sep 11, 2015 7:10 AM
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