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My family research started in 1980.
In August 2007, I founded the Angel Babies Memorial Project. The mission of this project is to discover and record the gravesites of infants and children who died in New York City and other states between 1798 - 1948 and link them genealogically to their families.
Every memorial serves as a tribute to a youngster who died much too soon. They all deserve to be remembered and honored, and given a sense of dignity and love in death that may have been denied to them in life. By doing so, they will not be forgotten.
"Preserving the past and present for the future"
Search for lost family photos on Deadfred.com
Be sure to visit the online memorials below:
James Jackson (1771 - 1899)”
Interred at Washington Square Park “Old Potter Field
Millie Taylor Jefferson (1887 – 1894)" (NEW)
Household Servant to President Thomas Jefferson
James Cook (1758-1798)
First person documented on microfische at the New York City Municipal Archives.
Billy Three Claws (1878-1899)
Elizabeth Jennings (1830-1901)
"The Rosa Parks of Manhattan"
Annie Moore - Schayer (1850-1924)
Annie Moore was the first person processed through Ellis Island on January 1, 1892.
Second African Burial Ground
Partial interment list as of May 19, 2011
Windsor Hotel Fire Victims – March 1899
New York City Cemetery List
I am researching the following surnames: Murray, Cuddy, Purcell, Lyons, Hourihan, Crowley, Haley, Coons, Ginty & Twiggs families of New York, Boston, Mass., New Brunswick, Canada, County Mayo, Town of Ballina, County Kilkenny, County Kerry & County Limerick, Ireland.
For genealogy purposes.
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Thank you for Wladyslaw's transfer - much appreciated!
Added by Caz on Jun 25, 2015 6:28 PM
|Kim Bonetti||Margaretha Schmidt|
Thanks so much for the transfer of Margareta Schmidt.
|Roibeard||RE: Gee Family Plot|
You're very welcome. I'm glad you liked the shot of the plot too. I usually do that to give some perspective to the headstone shots. I like to have people feel like they were actually there at the grave site and that this is what they would see if they were there.
Added by Roibeard on Jun 21, 2015 9:00 PM
|G McCreadie||RE: Duncan McNab|
Yes I am resident in Scotland,
|Marion Hill||RE: charlotte and james maxwell|
I have a letter from greenwood cemetery stating charlotte and james are in grave 575 sec 6/207.but have not been able to find anything else on his death just the assumption that he died after 1870 census.he was not in 1880 .
marion and i have charlotte's death certificate 1914 stating her husband to be james maxwell deceased and hers to be charlotte nee Knox.
|Marion Hill||charlotte and james maxwell|
in rememorial 143942756
thank u for finding my gg grandfather who was married to charlotte knox. i have been looking for years and i am sure he is mine. the dates match up perfectly
|Marcial Fernandez||RE: Dempsey headstone|
I went back to the cemetery in the hope that the light was in my favor but I failed again because I didn´t remember that the Dempsey's headstone was facing west, but I went in the morning hours. Nevertheless, I took new pictures.
|Teresa Harris||Gordon Smith|
I have transferred this memorial to your care. Thank you for sponsoring it. I believe if you care enough to sponsor it then it should be in your care.
Thanks for all you do.
Thank you for your time and effort! It is much appreciated.
|S.R.F.||RE: Golden Memorials|
Yes, I will. The ones for Michael, Delia, Rose, John and Frank. I will get the numbers for you.
You should feel good about re-uniting family members. That is one of the goals of Find-A-Grave. I had set up memorials for these people, without realizing that yours existed. So, I was surprised. I have been working on this part of my family since September 2011. It means alot to me to be able to manage these memorials.
Added by S.R.F. on May 31, 2015 6:24 PM
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