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name-that-tomb (#46936827)
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Bio Photo My name is Ellen. I live in the Bristol County area of Massachusetts which is centrally located between Boston, MA and Providence, RI.

Gravestone photography is one of my favorite hobbies. Nothing like spending a weekend afternoon browsing the gravestones in a cemetery! I'd much rather do this than shopping in a mall or doing household chores! :-) Many times I add a cemetery research excursion while on vacation too! If there is a way to fit in a "side-trip", I will find it!

I am a member of; where much of my research comes from. Years ago. before computers, it was different. My research back then was by snail mail and going to town halls and libraries. I have kept every bit of correspondence with my older relatives as well. Unfortunately the elders are disappearing and my generation is becoming the older generation.

I am active with the DAR and CDXVIIC, and have coordinated several DAR and CDXVIIC graveside markings as well.

I have added flowers and the "tree of life" to many of my ancestors' gravestones in Findagrave. If you happen to notice you are also related to me, please contact me, as I would love to hear from you. I like "collecting cousins"!

As many of you agree, a gravestone may be the only thing left in the world to remind us of someone who has departed.

I am very interested in viewing gravestones with the surname NOEL, NEWELL, TAILLON, LATAILLE and ALLAIRE. If you find any of these while on your treks through graveyards and cemeteries in New England, please contact me and post them.

I am also interested in seeing gravestones with the DAR and Colonial Dames insignia.

Thank you in advance!

Family names in New England I am researching are:


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Another DAR from Center cemetery for your virtual cemetery
I found another DAR Eliza Knight Beane(Real Daughter) #44535339 for your DAR virtual cemetery. I hope this helps.
Added by habuudy on Nov 13, 2016 8:37 AM
RE: Hiram Walker photo
I am related to the other side of the family - Isa's mother's side - the Morses. Thanks again for the photo. I live in Arizona - so it makes it a bit hard to get there for photos...! :)
Added by tapple on Nov 08, 2016 1:30 PM
Hiram Walker photo
Thank you so much for the photo!!!

Added by tapple on Nov 08, 2016 11:53 AM
Mary Throckmorton
RE: Llewellyn Moore
I uploaded three altogether-the first one prompted your notification.

The plot is well situated from the road.

My 15 year old daughter and I searched the whole cemetery looking for 4 requests. We were only able to find 2. Moore is centrally located; she went left and I went right, but we found it in the end!!

So glad we could help, I may be able to crop a close up of the front of the stone from a high res original. (Llewelyn's name was on the back)
Added by Mary Throckmorton on Jul 30, 2016 9:40 AM
RE: Perkins / Hutchins
Samuel C. Fowles was the s/o Joshua Fowler (b. June 21, 1733 in Woburn, Middlesex, Mass.) and Abigail Colby (b. July 24, 1737 in Newbury, Essex, Mass.)
Samuel married Lydia Molly Hutchins Sept. 21, 1786 in Edgecomb, Maine. Several children were born to the couple in Whitefield, Me.
Lydia has been the mystery lady. Little has been found about her so far before her marriage.
Samuel & Lydia being my 3rd g- grandparents, their dau. Hannah (Fowles) Hallowell my 2nd g- grandmother, Hannah's son F. Dana Hallowell & wife Ida May Bowman being my g- grandparents, their dau. Edna May Hallowell and Clarence A. Perkins my grandparents, their only son Charles Dana Perkins being my father.
Any information would be appreciated. :)
Our email addy:
Added by ForgetMeNot on May 18, 2016 7:05 PM
Peter Welch
RE: Ella A. Walker Babcock
That is fine.
Added by Peter Welch on May 16, 2016 4:30 PM
RE: Perkins / Hutchins
Greetings. Most of what I know about my Perkins & Hutchins ancestors I already wrote below. Will do a bit more looking and email you any additional information if possible. :)
Added by ForgetMeNot on May 13, 2016 3:14 PM
Deanne (Cobb) Orabona
RE: Desire Belenger gravestone
Added by Deanne (Cobb) Orabona on May 10, 2016 7:45 AM
RE: Gravetone images from the Westville Cem. and St. Joseph Cem. Taunton
You may use any photos I've added to Findagrave. I don't care about credit. let me know if you desire management of the memorial. If you do, give me your number and that of the memorial.
Added by jtb on May 09, 2016 11:47 AM
Perkins / Hutchins
Saw you have Perkins & Hutchins listed as names of interest. Samuel C. Fowles and Lydia Hutchins are my 3rd great grandparents. Their daughter Hannah married Greenlief Hallowell Feb. 7, 1835. Their son Frederick Dana Hallowell was father to my grandmother Edna M. (Hallowell) Perkins. My last name being Perkins. Please leave a message or contact me through a memorial we maintain if you would like. Thank you for your time.
-Debra Perkins (ForgetMeNot) :)
Added by ForgetMeNot on Apr 04, 2016 3:33 AM
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