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Chip5610 (#46997557)
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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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amwj1
Keith/Bacon/Clark/etc kin in Pine Hill Cemetery
THANK YOU very much for posting the photos!! I'm working at linking and posting accurate information on each of them. Pardon Keith Bacon (1828-1926) died in NH and was interred in Pine Hill according to a NH death record..so if you find him...
There are so many Pardon Keith and Abigail name variations in this cluster of families! I have to re-read information to make sure I don't mix them up. Ha. So if you run across Mr. P.K. Bacon and MY favorite elusive Pardon Keith, the original, in Pine Hill, that would be great. As you know by now, I most care about "the original" Pardon Keith.
Thank you again for your TLC of our predecessors!
-aj
Added by amwj1 on May 31, 2016 4:39 PM
amwj1
RE: Keith Kin in Pine Hill Cemetery
thank you!
OK, I fibbed when I said last message for the evening. I just found Howard P. Keith death certificate (1915) online and it says he was buried in Main Cemetery, Brockton. Would that be Pine Hill (on Main St.)? He is another offspring of Pardon Keith and Abigail Thayer Wild. I don't want to make a erroneous memorial in my eager mode.
And....their daughter Betsey Ann Keith (Mrs. Samuel Kimball) died 1885 in Brockton.
And...their son Willard died in 1883 in Brockton.
Haven't seen cemetery info for these two...yet.
That would take care of all their 9 "kids".

That elusive patriarch...Pardon Keith...his second wife Sarah Snell died in 1863 - have no clue as to her final resting place so don't know if she is in Pine Hill and then he joined her?? He served in War of 1812 but was too old for Civil War. If you do have time to ask the office, you KNOW how much I (and my many cousins) would appreciate it. If you would like me to do anything, please let me know.

This really is my last message for the evening. Thanks for making my Memorial weekend a truly memorial-related weekend!
Added by amwj1 on May 29, 2016 9:03 PM
amwj1
RE: Keith Kin in Pine Hill Cemetery
Last message for today...I submitted photo requests for the names on both sides of the stone plus another memorial I made for Pardon Keith Bacon based on a death record from NH - son of Abigail Keith and Charles Bacon. Thank you for helping me track family. -aj
Added by amwj1 on May 29, 2016 8:17 PM
amwj1
RE: Keith Kin in Pine Hill Cemetery
Four Keith sisters in the one huge family plot. Mr. Charles W. Bacon married Abigail Keith and some years after her death married Caroline Keith!
Added by amwj1 on May 29, 2016 3:48 PM
amwj1
RE: Keith Kin in Pine Hill Cemetery
Yikes and thanks...I think. I am putting up bare bones (pardon the phrase) information to make memorials until I can research some more. And thanks for the other memorial transfers :)
Seems like I am related to a lot of folks in that time period of Bridgewater.
Added by amwj1 on May 29, 2016 3:42 PM
amtsunshine
Frances Cary
Thanks for at least checking. I never know if there is one or not when I request. I just go by the info I have and sometimes it's not much.
Added by amtsunshine on May 29, 2016 3:09 PM
amwj1
RE: Keith Kin in Pine Hill Cemetery
Yes...you DO remember me :) I have yet to contact the office to ask about the GAR stake at Captain George W. Dow's marker...he was a sea captain and none of the remaining descendants know of his activities in the Civil War.
Thank you for everything. I will make memorials for the names I can see on the photo you posted. I just like making things easier for future researchers and am enjoying the hunt. My 87-year-old father is enjoying "my" finds since these are all his people. Thank you, again!
Added by amwj1 on May 29, 2016 2:20 PM
amwj1
Keith kin in Pine Hill
You and I seem to be in sync. Thank you for the edit and transfer. Wish I could visit this cemetery again and more thoroughly - my last time was a quick drive thru last summer. Now I'm living in TX and MA seems SO far away!
Added by amwj1 on May 29, 2016 1:36 PM
amwj1
Keith Kin in Pine Hill Cemetery
Thank you again, for the Thomas Packard photo and then making a memorial for his wife Hannah Keith Packard. On that same stone (your photo) are names of Hannah's sister Mary Wild Keith who married Abraham Miller Clark - plus children names. Do you plan to make memorials for all of them, too. I just sent a link request for Hannah to her mother (Abigail Thayer Wild Keith 43938077) and will also request that for Mary if you make her memorial. I would be happy to participate in memorial making as you wish. I am descended from Hannah and Mary's brother Simeon Cary Keith. I have yet to find out where their father, Pardon Keith (1787-1880) was buried. He MUST be in Pine Hill... Your work is SO appreciated. Thank you.
Added by amwj1 on May 29, 2016 1:30 PM
Don Ort
Ezra Whitman Headstone
Chip5610, thanks again for a super photo of Ezra Whitman's headstone. Have a great day.
Added by Don Ort on May 29, 2016 10:50 AM
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