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Valentine (#47265523)
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Bio Photo I was born in New Jersey in 1981, and have lived here most of my life. Photography has been a hobby of mine for many years, and in the spring of 2009, I began photographing cemeteries. I started purely for the artistic value, but as I've progressed, I've developed a genuine passion for the subject. I know very little about my own family history, but I've found something meaningful in helping others discover theirs. Who knows? Perhaps I'll find the answers to my own questions someday.

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Carolyn Allen
Stephen Pierce 1851
Stephen Pierce died after having been struck by lightning.
Added by Carolyn Allen on May 15, 2016 11:39 AM
Peter Longley
Patrice C Longley
...also, my mother has since passed and the memorial has been updated. See new image here #72931140. Can you link her as spouse of Dwight?

Thank you,
Pete Longley
Added by Peter Longley on Jun 12, 2015 2:28 PM
Peter Longley
Dwight Francis Longley
Dear Valentine:

Would you please link my father, Dwight, to his parents?
George S Longley, Jr #147616712 and mother Madeleine #147616299

Or turn over control to me?

Thank you,
Peter Longley
Added by Peter Longley on Jun 12, 2015 2:20 PM
Jim Fisher
Saw some of your images from Caldwell; lovely B&W work. Maybe we could compare notes about some of the better (visually) graveyards in the area? I'm based in Glen Ridge...
Added by Jim Fisher on Sep 02, 2014 10:11 AM
Re: Maria Hoyt
Hi Valentine-

Could I copy your photo of Maria Hoyt to my ancestry tree which is private, giving you credit. Thank you so much for locating Maria Smith Hoyt! I am very appreciative of your hard work. They last name Smith can be very tricky to research.
Thank you again!

Best Regards-

Added by SusanG on Jun 02, 2014 10:52 AM
Dominican Sisters of Caldwell Cemetery
Thanks for adding the pictures of some of the sisters graves at the Dominican Sisters of Caldwell Cemetery. By the time I found the cemetery and my great Aunts grave I didn't have time to take additional pictures.
Added by mmbc on Feb 20, 2012 9:01 AM
hi there
Just popping by to wish you and yours good holidays and a fine 2012. ★
Added by sr/ks on Dec 20, 2011 1:04 PM
warm wishes...
Thanks for your reply to my Thanksgiving note. I've been slow in replying but for a good reason - we found a specialist and have found relief for my mom's terrible chorinic pain, so it's a good thing! Other than that, hosetly not much to report.

Have any special plans for the break? This year, for a change, we're staying home. I'm thrilled, tired of holiday travel. What a joy it'll be to roll out of bed and go downstairs in my jammies!

"Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it." -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

Wishing you hope like this, and sending warm wishes for the holiday and for a fine 2011. Thanks for your friendship.
Added by sr/ks on Dec 18, 2010 1:05 PM

Just wanted to send warm wishes...

The year has turned its circle,
The seasons come and go.
The harvest all is gathered in
And chilly north winds blow.
Orchards have shared their treasures,
The fields, their yellow grain,
So open wide the doorway-
Thanksgiving comes again!

~Old Rhyme

Wishing you and yours a splendid day, and giving thanks for your fine pics and friendship :-) I see you're still at it, you go!
Added by sr/ks on Nov 24, 2010 6:57 PM
Barbara Schaffer
RE: Hanover Cemetery
Hi, which sections were you in? Would love to keep track so we know what's been done.
Added by Barbara Schaffer on Nov 20, 2010 5:39 AM
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