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Alan Lathrop (#47101383)
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Bio Photo Born 1955 in Middlebury's Porter Hospital and always lived in Bristol VT. I have genealogies of many of our families in Chittenden and Addison County. My wife, Denise Grace is also from two doors away. Two teenage sons, Jonathan and Jacob. Don't be afraid to ask me to turn over any of the memorials. You are welcome to use my pictures but photo credits would be nice. I am happy to transfer anyone not related to me so that they can go to someone that knows them. Also, a lot of my photos are not great so let me know if you want another try I will see what I can do. I will also delete any pictures if you let me know that you put a better one on. I will not delete all grave pics to make room for family pics.

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✔ PLEASE NOTE!!! Find a Grave does not require that I search the entire Find a Grave system globally, only the individual cemeteries in which I am adding to. If you create a memorial and it is listed as Burial Unknown or is listed in the wrong cemetery, then I am not going to find it before I create a memorial in the correct cemetery. Please do not move your Burial Unknown into the correct cemetery based on the information you found from my memorial & then demand that I delete my duplicate. I do check the cemetery listing prior to my addition and will know if any have been placed there after mine. As per Find a Grave, memorials listed in the correct cemetery (regardless of the memorial being created later) will always have preference over Unknown Burials. Memorials listed in the incorrect cemetery also fall under the category of an Unknown Burial because the burial place was obviously unknown if the person is listed in the wrong cemetery. For further information on this, please refer to how Find a Grave handles duplicate memorials. I do also make mistakes but this is find a grave site not add an obituary.
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Mine for Gertrude went in on Find A Grave in 2011
Added by sophie on Nov 20, 2014 12:53 PM
Robi StoneCypher Green
RE: Patnode
Thank you for photographing their stones. - Robi
Added by Robi StoneCypher Green on Nov 16, 2014 3:45 PM
Thomas W Frank
John and Anna (Brown) Frank gravestones
Thank you very much! Great photos. If we didn't know his name it might be hard to figure out from what is left so I really appreciate you making the effort to clean these stones off and photograph them. Maybe a local VFW or American Legion post can put a flag marker on John's grave. I'll have to try to contact them. Graves with flag holders or service markers tend to get a little more attention and perhaps then the stones will last a few more years.
Hope you have a great week.
Kind regards,
Tom Frank
Added by Thomas W Frank on Nov 12, 2014 2:45 PM
Thomas W Frank
RE: John Frank
Thank you very much for doing this! Maybe I could interest a Boy Scout group in restoring John's Grave as he was a combat veteran of the War of 1812. I'd love to have a photo of the stones regardless of their condition.
Thanks again.
Kind regards,
Added by Thomas W Frank on Nov 11, 2014 4:31 PM
Claire Zahn
Warren Converse
Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

I have not found a home for Warren yet BUT, I did find that Sarah Grandey Converse died in Los Angeles and was brought back for burial. She married an Unknown White. I have no info on her husband. She is the daughter of Jesse Grandey and Clara Fanny Thompson Warren. Sister of Clara Warren Converse and John Rollin Converse (born 1874).

I am on my way to figuring this one out!

You are very much appreciated!
Added by Claire Zahn on Oct 25, 2014 1:58 PM
Rhonda Pierce
Clara Jacobs pictures
Thank you so much for the picture and the information.
Added by Rhonda Pierce on Oct 24, 2014 10:20 PM
Claire Zahn
Waren Converse
Give me a little time to go through my book and tree to see if I find Warren. I think this is why I requested. I have a Warren who died in 1866 with no other information. I will check census records to see if he had a son and then if that son had a son... named Warren.

Please leave the Memorial until I get back in touch.

Much appreciative,
Added by Claire Zahn on Oct 20, 2014 5:37 PM
John Burbank
RE: Burnhams
That's crazy. Thankfully most contributors are honest although I've questioned a few. Thank you for your careful documentation.
Added by John Burbank on Oct 06, 2014 8:01 PM
Janet Muff
RE: Those Baslows
Hello Alan,
Glad to hear that Ralph Baslow is still alive. I looked in Florida and found a death record for Ralph Baslow (SSDI) and thought, "OK, that door is closed." Sorry for the misinformation.
Added by Janet Muff on Oct 02, 2014 2:20 PM
Janet Muff
Those Baslows
Hello Alan,

Thanks for getting back to me. I'm probably more confused than you are, but I ran across the following information at genforum and it helped me a bit.

"Jean-Baptiste BARSALOU aka(s): John BASLOW, John BASLOW, Sr., John BARSLOW, John BASALOW b: 03 Dec 1813 Marieville, Québec d: 10 May 1883 Lincoln, Addison, Vermont Burial: Lee Cemetery, Lincoln, Vermont+ Veronique ROUTET DIT LAMARINE aka(s): Sarah BASLOW, Sarah BASALOW, Avandice LAMARINE b. Abt. 1819 Québec m: 24 Apr 1837 in St. Cesaire, Québec d: 25 May 1889 Lincoln, Vermont Burial: Lee Cemetery, Lincoln, Vermont."
[Source: Ralph Baslow, New Haven, VT at]

I tried to contact Ralph Baslow who wrote it - figuring he was part of the family and seemed to know more than I did about this family - but I learned that he died in 2005.)

So I returned to the vital records for the children to do some more sorting:

John Baslow's marriage record identifies his father (only) as John.

Francis "Frank" Baslow's birth and death records identify his parents as John and Sarah.

Clarissa Baslow's marriage record identifies her parents as John and Sarah.

Austin Baslow's birth record (1850) identifies his parents as John Baslow and Avandice Lahearis.

And Rose Adell Baslow's death record identifies her parents as John (Borslon or Borslow) and Avandice La Marion.

The census records identify John Baslow's wife by a variety of names.
Called Verena in 1850
Called Sarah in 1860
Called Elizabeth in 1870
Called Sarah in 1880

And I came to the same conclusion Ralph did, that there was only one woman, who used a variety of names. I don't know if she had an accent and people didn't get her name correctly; or if she was really Avandice and used Sarah because it was easier. But the VR's for children born 20 years apart (John ca 1838) and (Rose Adell in 1858), indicate that their mother was Sarah. In between their births, however (in the 1850 census) she's calling herself Verena (or something close to Avandice). Then in 1860 and 1880 she's back to being Sarah, and she's Sarah on her tombstone. So, either John had five different wives - Verena, Sarah#1, Elizabeth, Sarah#2, and Avandice (the mother of the youngest children) or there was only one woman.

And based on the principle of Occam's Razor, I'm sticking to the idea that the simplest answer is best. But I don't know what else to make of it.

If you discover more information or have other ideas, please let me know because I'm open to anything.

Added by Janet Muff on Oct 01, 2014 4:42 PM
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