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Let me know if you need a transfer if you can add more bio info. Hope everyone gets out there and photographs some stones - that is the main reason this site exists. Thanks.
Just photographed the Old Burying Ground in Gardner. I was very surprised it had never been 100% uploaded to Find-a-Grave since it has the cool old stones. Not every picture came out great and a few were knocked down or missing but I did my best. If anyone ever takes a better shot then mine just let me know and I will delete my picture.
I still need to wrap up Crystal Lake Cemetery - about 6 more "islands" to go - two of them on the big size.
Found this inscribed on a stone in Warwick, Ma.:
"Low in the ground my bed is made,
here in the dark alone I'm laid.
Depart my friends and let me rest,
I'm weary of this wilderness."
Found this on a find-a-grave profile I think:
Old Bones' profile poem"
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
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|Judy Wilson||Glenna Shepard|
Would you please consider transferring the memorial 131064751 for Glenna Shepard to me? She was married to my grandfather. Thanks.
|Kevin Avery||Sarah Remick 21745635|
Thanks, Ryan, for the correction.
Take a look at my revisons, and see if you can offer any further clarifications. I have contacted the manager of Hannah's (currently listed as her daughter) memorial to change the mother to the correct Sarah.
I've also found several possible links.
|Ed Poulin||RE: Edna May Rash |
Ack. I made a bad leap there. I have fixed it properly. Thanks for catching it.
|Ed Poulin||Edna May Rash |
I am thinking that Edna May Nordman was adopted by the Nordman family. Edna May Rash was born 2/7/1902 per her Social Security record. The only person I could find born on that day also named Edna May was Edna May Reese, daughter of Albert E Reese and Maud Mcdougal. The Nordman children were all accounted for in the Gardner records except for their daughter Edna. I tried to find the Reese family and there was no trace of them except for the birth of their daughter Edna. This is why I think she was adopted. It's all circumstantial but it adds up. What do you think? Should I put in my explanation or just change the parents like you suggested?
|Kim Danek||RE: Hi|
Thank you! I love this website and am more than happy to contribute to it!! I've just started researching my ancestors, but as I find them, I'm adding them. I imagine I will be at this a long time :0)
|ancestor hunter||RE: Amadons in Hope Cemetery|
Thank you very much.
|Judy Wilson||Transfer Request|
Would you please consider transferring memorials for Mildred Shepard Kay (101596201) and Richard Shepard (84264237) to me. They are my father's siblings.
|ancestor hunter||Amadons in Hope Cemetery|
Hi, awesome work! I am new to this and just getting the hang of things. I was wondering if you would be willing to transfer Leslie, Rita, Iris, and Aaron Amadon? Les and Rita are my grandparents and Iris my aunt and Aaron my half uncle. Thanks.
|Ed Poulin||George Adkins |
A couple of online sources say George was the son of Charles Henry Adkins (son of 117067734) and Marian Elmina Hill. It fits since their previous child was born 6/1917 and their next child was born c1920. So, he is buried in his aunt Ellen Adkins' plot.
|Valerie Burditt||RE: Karen Wall Phillips|
Ryan: You have done an admirable job here. It is a tribute to a wonderful man. Dave would be smiling!
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