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George Daigneault (#47199208)
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Bio Photo I am a member of R.I. Historical Society,Johnston Historical Society,VFW post 1282 and Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. I am a graduate of Mount Pleasant High in Providence R.I. I enlisted in Air Force and spent most of my time overseas.I am a Vietnam Vet and spent 10yrs with the Air National Guard.I retired after 40yrs with Pratt & Whitney as a jet engine inspector and the last 10yrs as an FAA inspector for the company.I have been researching my family tree as a hobby.I walk a lot of historical cemeteries looking for my ancestors final resting place.I take a lot of photos and clean up some plots of the family when I find them.My mothers side of family (Whitford)dates back to the 1600's.They are called swamp yankees around here.I have many historical cemeteries located a short distance from my house.I recently became involved with Pocasset cemetery in Cranston.I only live 2 miles from their.I do a lot of cleaning of grave sites and take photos as I go.I started a page on facebook for the cemetery if anyone is interested.I use ancestry.com for the info I enter on the bios.If you find a error please send me a note and I will correct it.
News flash:As a result of all my work at this cemetery they have put me on as a board member.I will try and fill out more photo request when I figure out the filing system which is very old. Another reminder on photo request. Sometimes their is no marker for the grave only an empty plot. Sometimes the stone is overturned on the inscription and to heavy to flip over. Other times it is a flat marker that gets buried over time.
FYI All the info I obtain is from burial cards that I have access to. I also use burial cards for edit information. I was posting them on memorial but found out that F.A.G. does not want that posted.
I do appreciate all edits sent to me. My goal is to honor all the individuals that are interned here with an accurate memorial so they are not forgotten
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Mary Erickson
Nathaniel Fiske
Thank you, George, for checking this out for me. I'll make note of your comment in my family history book. I really appreciate your help. And THANK YOU for being a volunteer!!! Mary
Added by Mary Erickson on Aug 13, 2016 7:03 AM
Researcher
Mary Jones
Thanks for the great photo

Joyce
Added by Researcher on Aug 12, 2016 2:33 PM
John Sloan
Harold Francis Braids
George, Thank you for taking and posting the phot in Pocasset Cemetery. Regards, John
Added by John Sloan on Aug 12, 2016 1:51 PM
Richard Arthur Fenner
A.A. Battey
Thanks for the photo!
Added by Richard Arthur Fenner on Aug 10, 2016 3:16 PM
Debbie Humecky Kennedy
ada Prests
Thanks again for finding both Ada's you Rock!. Curious as to why there is only markers in that area? Do you know the history?Funds?
Added by Debbie Humecky Kennedy on Aug 10, 2016 3:44 AM
Mary Erickson
Greenhalgh
Thank you, George, for responding to my request for pics of Greenhalgh's stones. I will make note that they have no stones of their own but are buried in the Fiske plot. I really appreciate your help. And THANK YOU for being a volunteer!!! Mary
Added by Mary Erickson on Aug 09, 2016 8:35 PM
Debbie Humecky Kennedy
Ellen Prest
Find a grave didn't let me know you found her! How exciting, she is the one I messaged you about on FB. Thank you so much There was question wither or she was in Pocasset now I know for sure.
Thank you George!
Added by Debbie Humecky Kennedy on Aug 09, 2016 3:29 AM
deb soracco
Wm Coulthurst
Thank you for trying!!!!
Added by deb soracco on Aug 07, 2016 12:36 PM
Debbie Humecky Kennedy
Prest
Thank you, I'm not sure where the markers are, just going by the Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Commission is where I got the gravestone details, it does state there is a marker but doesn't say what type.
Added by Debbie Humecky Kennedy on Aug 06, 2016 3:05 PM
Debbie Humecky Kennedy
Prest
Thank you so much for finding James Prest! I was a little surprised that his stone was just a number.
Sad to read the others could not be located. Could they be buried? Or just no marker at all? I appreciate you taking the time to try to locate & photo what you could!
Debbie
Added by Debbie Humecky Kennedy on Aug 06, 2016 4:10 AM
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