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Chip5610 (#46997557)
 member for 8 years, 4 months, 11 days
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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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George E. Hunt
Hi Chip,

Letting you know I had found George Hunt on a stone in Pleasant St Cemetery in Raynham and created a memorial for him: #168226134

Your memorial for him is #94560369

Let me know if you would like me to transfer ownership.

Also, let me know if you can transfer those Edsons. Thanks!
Added by Erik on Aug 22, 2016 10:17 PM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Ralston sites--East Bridgewater
Thanks so much for the beautiful photos on the above sites & your quick response to my photo request. I appreciate your time in visiting and photographing their graves. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Aug 18, 2016 2:53 AM
Amy Lynn Bolinder
Bolinder Photos
Thank you so much for the photos !! I am so pleased that you took the time to locate my relatives. This means a lot to me, I am forever grateful to you and I appreciate all of the work you do for Find A Grave.
Added by Amy Lynn Bolinder on Aug 18, 2016 1:08 AM
Hi Chip,

Thank you for creating these pages of my ancestors! And all the other great work you've done in the region. Would you mind transferring these to my account? They are:

Joel Edson: 65404970
Hannah Packard Edson: 65404969
Nathaniel Edson: 65404927
Lucy Reed Edson: 65404968

I wouldn't mind taking all your Edson's off your hands, but these are the most important to me. Thank you!

Erik Edson
Added by Erik on Aug 16, 2016 10:07 PM
Lisa Solberg
RE: Burial Hill - Plymouth - Stephen Bryant
Good Morning!

Stephen Bryant and Abigail Shaw Bryant are my 9th ggparents. I recently saw that someone named Anonymous added memorials for them to Burial Hill. I can't find any documentation that they are actually buried there and Anonymous has disabled his/her email.

I also noted that you have left flowers stating they are also your grand parents. Grabbing at straws here, but thought you might be able to give me some insight? Do you think they are buried at Burial Hill?

thanks for any help!
Added by Lisa Solberg on Aug 16, 2016 5:19 AM
L. Smith
Zion headstone photo
Thank you so much for taking the photo. I greatly appreciate it.
Added by L. Smith on Aug 16, 2016 3:57 AM
Leach Cemetery
Thanks so much for all the great photos at the Leach Cemetery!
Added by l'Hexagone on Aug 15, 2016 1:42 PM
Richard Bragg
James Wixson #158441278
Thank you so much for the awesome photo!
Added by Richard Bragg on Aug 15, 2016 1:18 PM
Kenneth Joseph Raposa
Frances Swartz Glassman

Thank you for taking the photo and posting it to the memorial for: Frances Swartz Glassman

Added by Kenneth Joseph Raposa on Aug 15, 2016 7:39 AM
Karen C
Cooper photos
Thank you!
Added by Karen C on Aug 15, 2016 5:15 AM
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