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Chip5610 (#46997557)
 member for 6 years, 3 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo I am a member of Plymouth County Genealogists, Inc. (PCGI), and 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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Judith Bailey Keneman
Sturtevants in Halifax Cemetery
I just saw your memorials and photos of Priscilla Palmer Sturtevant and her family. She is my 4th Great Grandmother. I have been taking a break from genealogy for a while, but Ancestry sent me an email with the hint. Thanks again for filling in my family cemetery locations.
Added by Judith Bailey Keneman on Jul 24, 2014 3:33 PM
Freeman Rhoades photo request
Thank you for fulfilling my photo request. I really appreciate everything you've done to help me (✿◠‿◠)
Added by Me2u on Jul 22, 2014 9:30 PM
Alden T Hildreth
Thank you very much for the nice photo of his memorial stone. Happy trails...
Added by Sabina on Jul 18, 2014 6:32 AM
Deb Robichaud Belcher
Brine family
Chip, thank you so much for taking and adding photo for Madeline Brine memorial, and for adding and linking Amos Brine's memorial to hers. Much appreciated.
Added by Deb Robichaud Belcher on Jul 18, 2014 5:48 AM
Janis Paulding Swanson
Briggs and Hannah Paulding
Thank you so much for posting and transferring to me Briggs and Hannah and for the headstone photo. You are very much appreciated!!
Added by Janis Paulding Swanson on Jul 17, 2014 10:31 AM
Rick Rollins
Thank you so much for the photo of the gravestone of Sampson and Rebecca Washburn's daughter. I am moving overseas next year and unfortunately am not likely to get there to take the photo myself. I really appreciate it.
Added by Rick Rollins on Jul 15, 2014 6:08 AM
Patrick White
John Gushee grave photo
Thank you for this photograph.My great grandfather Frederick White and his siblings were living with Dr.Gushee and his wife in 1860.I guess he was a family friend.Can you remember if you have ever seen a grave in Pleasant Street for a Margaret White?She was my 3rd GG Aunt.Thank you again for the many grave photos you have taken of the White family in Bristol county.Patrick White.
Added by Patrick White on Jul 15, 2014 5:23 AM
Zoe Tom
Tabor/Taber descendent
I am a Taber/Tabor descenant. Are you?


Added by Zoe Tom on Jul 07, 2014 12:31 PM
Zoe Tom
Taber Mayflower Descendant
I just connected to the Mayflower group, but all of my ancestors aren't on Find A Grave yet.

Are you a member of the Mayflower society?


Added by Zoe Tom on Jul 06, 2014 9:38 AM
Military Mom
Maria and Matilda
Thank you for posting the area!
Added by Military Mom on Jun 27, 2014 6:28 AM
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