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VickiO (#47088510)
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Bio Photo I hope you all enjoy the memorials I've created and if any of these people are related to you, please don't hesitate to ask me to transfer them to you. I've also provided links wherever possible to spouses and/or other family members.

Regarding photos -- Photos posted to memorials on Find A Grave are copyrighted by the member who submitted the photos. Lifting the photo to use elsewhere would be a violation of copyright. You must obtain written permission from the member to use any photo for your own use. In general if you did not take the photo yourself, you do not hold the copyright to the photo. See FindAGrave FAQs for more information.

...I only ask that you give me credit for my work. This statement applies to using my photos on OTHER websites -- not FindAgrave. You cannot copy my photos to put on a duplicated memorial on FindAGrave. Apparently, this needs to be specified because some people try to find loop holes everywhere. Courtesy and common sense should guide you but if you aren't sure, you can ask me.

If you want to attach a memorial to your family tree on Ancestry, FindAGrave is listed as a source under the birth, marriage, death section. You may have to look for it, but if it's on this website, then within a short time after adding it, it will be on Ancestry, too. If you must put the photo on your tree, please add, "Photo compliments of VickiO of FindAGrave", with a link to this page.

Names I'm researching: Spencer, Junta/Junte, Kornet, Damme, Hazen/Haze, Milnes, van der Heide, Leusink, Mulder, Fairbanks, Opgelder, van Loo, Beijman/Byman, Magre, van de Werfhorst, Colburn, Sawyer, Gates, van Puttenstein, Damme, aan't Goor and more!

Dutch names are mostly from Gelderland, Netherlands except Kornet and Damme from Zuid-Holland. Also, Junta, Hazen, Van der Heide & Kornet lived in Midland Park, NJ.

Spencer is from Lancashire & Derbyshire, England. Milnes from Yorkshire. Both families ended up in Paterson, NJ.

Other names are mostly from New England.

Also researching the following names for my fiance: Campbell, Wandelt, Collins, Zobel, Woods, Alexander, Stewart, Aiken, Tollan, Casey, Hanglin, Richardson, McCready, Parliman, Crispell, Van Keuren, Lewis.

Campbell, Alexander, Stewart & Aiken are from Scotland. Cambpell is also associated with Newburgh, NY and Paterson, NJ. Alexander's landed in both Paterson and Trenton, NJ.

Wandelt and Zobel are Prussian. Landed in NYC and moved to Newburgh. Collins, Woods, Richardson, Tollan, Casey, Hanglin (many spellings) and McCready are from Ireland. Other names are either Dutch or French Hugeunot from the Hudson Valley.
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Arthur E. Hillier
RE: 84473856 Grace Potter
Yes. Grace Potter raised her family alone after her husband died in 1895. The continued to live at 149 N Main street in Paterson and can be traced through the census records.

Art Hillier
Added by Arthur E. Hillier on Sep 19, 2014 12:56 PM
Arthur E. Hillier
84473856 Grace Potter
Grace Potter was born in 1866 as the headstone says. This is not my Potter family who are buried in Laurel Grove in Totowa. Grace (Nutton) Potter was married to Thomas Potter Jr. who is also buried in Cedar Lawn. Thomas died in 1895. Find a Grave lists him under memorial 102048920. Since I have two Thomas Potters living in Paterson at the same time as Grace's husband and one of them died in 1896 I spent some time separating the two families.

Than you for your work on Find a Grave. My three top search sites are Ancestry, Family Search and Find a Grave. Art Hillier - Gainesville FL
Added by Arthur E. Hillier on Sep 19, 2014 10:42 AM
JOhn Haring
Thank you for the picture of his headstone
Added by andieno on Sep 14, 2014 10:20 AM
Dennis Brandt
Charles Rhinehart photo
Thank you!
Added by Dennis Brandt on Sep 14, 2014 6:22 AM
Steve Jessup
RE: Granger grave photos
Thanks, greatly, Vicki.

Yes, Edward and Matilda Willis were Mary's parents.
Since our connection (however slight) was just with Mary (my grandfather's first wife who was not my grandmother) no need to upload the other family members for my sake, just do hers.

Very sad to hear that my great granparents' grave markers are no more (assuming there ever were any).
You are correct. My great grandfather worked in the silk mills and I doubt he had very much money. In fact, after my great grandmother died, and being very ill himself, he had to place my grandmother Mary Granger and her two sisters Ida and Helen in the Paterson Orphan's Asylum.

Still holding out hope for Ida's grave!

By the way, I have very recently learned my other great grandparents (on my grandfather's side) were also buried at Cedar Lawn! I have a new request out to the cemetery for their location information.

Yes, please go ahead and add the graves to Find A Grave for me (I don't know how to do it!).

Many thanks.

- Steve
Added by Steve Jessup on Sep 13, 2014 6:59 PM
Steve Jessup
RE: Granger grave photos
Thanks again, Vicki.

I'm keeping my fingers crossed there will be readable stones!

- Steve
Added by Steve Jessup on Sep 10, 2014 6:19 AM
Steve Jessup
RE: Granger grave photos
Thanks, Vicki.
Cedar Lawn is indeed huge - and beautiful. Have not been up there but have seen it on the internet.

I had an inquiry out to Cedar Lawn already and they responded to me yesterday.

1) Joseph and Ellen Granger (my paternal grandmother's parents) are in section 13, lot E, grave # 24. Ellen died in 1905 (internment # 17871) and Joseph died in 1908 (internment # 19824).

2) Ida Granger (their daughter and my grandmother's sister) is in section 4, lot 552, grave # 2. She died in 1921 (internment # 29534).

3) Mary Jessup (my paternal grandfather's first wife) is in section 8, lot 535, grave # 8. There is a discrepancy as to when she was buried. Some of the information says May of 1916 and elsewhere it is stated as May of 1917. Regardless, it is internment # 25132.

Many thanks!

- Steve
Added by Steve Jessup on Sep 09, 2014 3:45 PM
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Garrit Van Dien
Hi Vicki,

As always, thank you very much for the additional information you supplied. I do have the lot card for the Van Dien family plot but there is nobody named Garret Van Dien buried in this plot - nor is there anyone with the first name of Garrit or Garret. Based on your observations, it would seem that the inscription on the Van Dien obelisk, although very weathered by age and the elements, must be a cenotaph to Mr. Van Dien's memory.

Thanks for all your help once again.

Added by Friends of Cedar Lawn Cem... on Sep 09, 2014 8:05 AM
Senaf Pickhardt
Wilhelmina and Isaac
Hi Vicky,

Thank you for Isaac's ID#. I connected them together. Wilhelmina, Minnie as she was called, wrote a few diaries. One in particular she talks about Isaac and I did not think I would find Isaac to put them together again.

Thank you again,
Added by Senaf Pickhardt on Sep 08, 2014 10:22 PM
Senaf Pickhardt
Wilhelmina C Fischer Congling
Hello Vicky

I did not know I created a duplicate of what you had. I would have contacted you as I did before. I placed her name in general..through the search link and she did not come up at all. When I posted all the Fischer family I also included Wilhelmina. Thanks for letting me know. I don't think we will have that issue again since Fischer and Pickhardt were the only ones I did not see and searched for. Thank you for connecting these last 2 I found. They are only connected because of marriage to Wilhelmina Fischer.

Thanks again,
Added by Senaf Pickhardt on Sep 08, 2014 11:31 AM
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