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Earl Abbe (#46843447)
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Bio Photo A retired Government Worker, a Veteran, Unitarian and Freemason. My wife Betsy and I live half the year in New Hampshire and half in northern California. My family names include Abbe/Abbey, Hatheway, Parker, Osborn, Moran/Morron/McMorron, Jorgensen, Madsen, and Poulsen.

Hopefully, the familial abbreviations that I have used are obvious, D/O for "Daughter Of" and so forth. Other abbreviations used:
P/O - Partner Of
CDR California Death Records
SSDI Social Security Death Index

Please feel free to make appropriate use of any of my Find A Grave (and photos and other submitted materials.

Please contact me if you would like anything changed that I have entered. Additions are especially welcome. I am always happy to transfer management of memorials to family members and others who care.
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Kent E. Madsen
Dear Earl,
I took pictures of Madsen family gravestones at the Fairmount Cemetery this afternoon. One was of Kent E. Madsen, born June 3, 1956 and died March 28, 2009. Your memorial indicated that he was buried at another cemetery in NJ. Could it be possible that the arrangements changed after the obituary was published? Do you have confirmation where he was buried? How should I post the picture? Thanks for any advice you might offer.
Rhonda Witwer
Added by RSWitwer on Aug 19, 2014 5:35 PM
Ron Nixon
RE: Jack & Marion Stratton
That would be great Earl. Jack Stratton was my mother`s brother.
Added by Ron Nixon on Aug 16, 2014 10:27 AM
Gene Baumwoll CSW
Dr Mather Cleveland
Thank you for all the work you do for FindaGrave and the richness of your memorials.

I have been reading about singer Jane Froman who was horrifically injured in a 1943 plane crash in Spain during a USO tour...Dr Cleveland saved her leg from amputation and was renown at the time for establishing the first Orthopedic service in a public hospital at St Lukes in the 1930's(where I worked incidentally). I sent photo to the memoril, and a SAC with a brief addition to his biography.
Added by Gene Baumwoll CSW on Jul 27, 2014 7:57 PM
Thank you
I have just seen that you have linked my Uncle to his family. I wanted to take a minute to thank you for your time in doing so, I know if they could see they are together again that they would be most pleased..
Added by Sheri on Jun 21, 2014 8:45 PM
Roy H Jorgensen
Hello Sir,
I recently sent you an email regarding my great uncle's memorial here on find a grave. I am starting to add memorials for his mother and other siblings. 131632318 is his mother's memorial and I am linking all the siblings to this page and would like my uncle to be linked to her as well. If you care to take a look I have added a picture which Roy and his two brothers who survived to adulthood are pictured with my great grandmother. Thank you very much.
Added by Sheri on Jun 20, 2014 11:25 PM
Frank Albe
On your request for parent links for Frank, you listed the memorial number for the mother on both the father & mother link. I did not catch it until I had already hit the approve button. Please resubmit a link for the father and I will approve it. If you would like a transfer, let me know.
Added by cfenters on Apr 23, 2014 12:56 PM
mary murphy
RE: Floweers
i have been lookin for my long lost relatives, my mothers maiden name was helmstead my father was moran i been lookin for anything on helmstead if you can help let me know
Added by mary murphy on Apr 15, 2014 7:11 AM
Sharon Texeira Sabol
LaValley Infant
Hi Earl,

I took photos today in North Newport Cemetery and posted a couple (rather snowy images--likely the last I'll take until spring!) for your memorial for Allen Leonard LaValley (121345279). Despite the snow, the name on the stone is clearly "Leonard Alan." That's a bit of a puzzle and I'm wondering if you have any further information. His NH death certificate--image at Ancestry--is clearly written as "Allen Leonard LaValley," but the switch in name order might explain by the arc over the first and middle names, indicating the death cert. really should be Leonard Allen, but still the spelling of Allen/Alan isn't explained there.

There's another child on that stone also, Arthur Bruce. Would you like to make his memorial or shall I do it? If you know the family, probably better if you do it. You can just grab the photos from the other child's memorial and post them for Arthur too as I probably won't look for photo requests until April or so.

Added by Sharon Texeira Sabol on Dec 08, 2013 5:20 PM
Marie Bonafonte
Jane E. Moran - Grove Cemetery
Hi Earl, hope all is well with you and your family. Recently I received a mention from Sharon that she thought you might want a transfer of Jane E. Moran's record and her daughter, Angenettie Saxton, since they are part of the Moran family buried in Grove Cemetery. Find A Grave # is 13503046 for Jane. Let me know if you want me to transfer. Marie
Added by Marie Bonafonte on Nov 02, 2013 2:21 PM
Hannah Abbe Correction

The information that you sent does NOT belong in the inscription area. That area should consist of any verse or saying that is on the monument. The information you sent belongs on individual memorials for those people. Which is where it is entered. Both of them have their own memorial with their name and the dates.

Added by LN on Sep 11, 2013 4:02 AM
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