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L Ford (#47023456)
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I live in Maine and am willing to take pictures in cemeteries in Lincoln County or nearby. I hate it, but I am getting older and have more difficulty stomping around with my cane, pillow, camera, notebook and bug spray. At least I inspire less suspicion of vandalism or grave robbing!
Keep in mind that a lot of old Maine cemeteries are on private property and I draw the line at being chased by big dogs (or other old ladies with canes!)
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Lynda Puakea
Adell Olin Rawdon
Oh my goodness, Lynn! I just realized it was you I was messaging! How are you, cousin?

Lynda Puakea
Added by Lynda Puakea on Dec 06, 2014 11:51 AM
Lynda Puakea
Adell Olin Rawdon
Good Morning,

I just found your photo of Adellʻs grave stone... thanks for posting it. She was married to my 2nd cousin 3X removed... may I use the photo on my private family tree? I always give credit to the photographers who graciously allow me to use their photos. Thanks so much... and thanks for tromping around all those old cemeteries! : )

Regards,
Lynda Puakea
Added by Lynda Puakea on Dec 06, 2014 11:49 AM
Ann Stranman
RE: Addie Almira (Olin) Callender
You are welcome.
Added by Ann Stranman on May 06, 2014 2:14 PM
C.J.A.
Clay Wintersteen - Janesville Cemetery
Hi Lynn:

Thanks for the information on Clay Wintersteen and his mother. I've attempted to put notes on both their memorials to clarify dates, relationship, etc. I also found an obit for Clay which I added. No telling how the mistakes on the stone happened, but I appreciate the time you took in pointing the problems out. Take a look at their memorials with the changes I made and let me know if there is anything else I need to do.

Carol
Added by C.J.A. on Jan 22, 2014 8:03 PM
Accidental Genealogist
Re: Crandalls in Crystal Lake Cemetery
I found and added Eugene - apologies for the quality of the photo - the stone was partially buried and when I uncovered it the sand and damp still obscured the name. I will try to get a better photo at another time. The only other Crandalls nearby were Helen F. and Eva. I could not find Matilda. There is a large Crandall monument in another part of the cemetery; however, the only markers nearby are the graves of John F Kerby and Lillie B Kerby Lindgren. There was a lot of empty space around that memorial and I fear any gravestones may have been lost.
Added by Accidental Genealogist on Oct 01, 2013 7:47 AM
Tink
Re: Elijah Champlin
Hi again, Lynn.....
I went back to the cemetery to have a good look at this epitaph. It makes a bit more sense now
"The fatal limb his head did crush,
And hurled him to his mother dust.
Without a momen(t)'s warning,
He was called to grate (great) Eternity".
Added by Tink on Sep 15, 2013 5:00 PM
Tink
Re; Elijah Champlin
Lynn, Squinting really hard at the original photo..I am guessing here..
"The fatal limb his head did crush,
And hurled him to his mother's dust.
Without a moment's warning,
He was not able to grate (greet?) Eternity"
I will go back next weekend and try to decipher it from the stone. It is a very unique epitaph! Kim
Added by Tink on Sep 08, 2013 4:58 PM
Sara
RE: Roxana Reed #41604818
She's yours...

Good luck with your genealogy,
Sara
Added by Sara on Jul 17, 2013 4:22 PM
Dennis Lamoureux
Mae Belle Olin

Do you happen to know where Mae Belle Olin is interred? I'd like to link her with Dom Lamoureux.

Thanks!

Added by Dennis Lamoureux on May 21, 2013 10:21 AM
Mary
RE: Photo for Sarah Olin
You're so very welcome. I also found Sara's mom and she's just a few rows from Sara. I took a picture of her stone and I also found her brother Fred in a different section and took a picture. Would you like me to send you these photos?
Added by Mary on May 24, 2012 2:49 PM
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