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Sharon Lavash Hawkins (#47124807)
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Bio Photo I found this on another members profile and it truly expresses how I feel as well: "The life of a person is more than the dash between two dates. It is my hope that the memorials which I create or manage can make the individuals life fuller, even if just linking to family members or adding a few tidbits of information. Researching and including other family information makes them more than graves, they are people.

My Mom @-->--Ruth Bursey Lavash

Her parents:
William Nelson Bursey
Flora Lillian Bradbury Bursey

Her Grandparents:
William Robert Bursey
Mary Brown Bursey

Her Great Grandparents:
Stephen Brown
Catherine Porter Brown

My Dad's parents:
Raymond Lavash
Ellen Veronica Hynes Lavash

My Dad's Grandparents:
Caroline Sampson Lavash
Ernest Paul Lavash

I'm searching for information for the following Families: Lavash, Lavache, Hynes, Higgins, Donohoe,Bursey, Bradbury, Brown, Demeo, Hayes, Sawin. I've been researching my roots for over 20 years and have now started to record cemeteries for others. I've also started adding any Irish and Canadians that I come across, in tribute to my ancesters, military graves & any children that I find - they seem to be the hardest to find & I'm recording them as I find them.

ďA coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldierís family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect. Leaving a penny means you visited. A nickel means that you and the deceased soldier trained at boot camp together. If you served with the soldier, you leave a dime. A quarter is very significant because it means that you were there when that soldier died"

This is an abbreviated list of cemeteries that I have visited so far - I've visited some of these because I have family members there -

Belmont Cemetery - Belmont, MA
Calvary Cemetery & Maus. - Waltham, MA
Cambridge Cemetery - Cambridge, MA
Common Street Cemetery - Watertown, MA
Cudworth Cemetery - Scituate, MA
Evergreen Cemetery - Marboro, Ma
Evergreen Cemetery - Leominster, MA
Grove Hill Cemetery - Waltham, MA
Highland Meadow Cemetery - Belmont, MA
Holy Cross Cemetery & Maus. - Malden, MA
Mt. Auburn Cemetery - Watertown/Cambridge, MA
Mt. Feake Cemetery - Waltham, MA
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery - Arlington, MA
Westview Cemetery, Bedford, MA
North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery - Cambridge, MA
Olde Burying Place - Arlington, MA
Old Burying Ground, AKA Ye Olde Burying Ground in Lexington, MA
Old Burying Place - Watertown, MA
Puritan Lawn Cemetery - Peabody, Ma
Ridgelawn Cemetery - Watertown, MA
St. Pauls Cemetery - Arlington, MA
St. Patricks Cemetery - Watertown, MA
Woodlawn Cemetery & Crem. - Everett, MA

and a few others
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I normally photograph the whole family plot if it's more than a single grave & will post those as well.
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Thank you to Linda Shepard Salzer for all her pics, corrections and updates for all the memorials that I set up for North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery - I greatly appreciate it :)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Pratt sites--Mt Auburn
Sharon, Thanks for beautiful photos on the above sites. Stay cool this summer. R.
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Jul 18, 2016 1:28 PM
Judith Lee Howard Shea
Evelyn Weston Curtis
Hi,
I see you JUST added this one! Is the other table-looking stone of Allen Curtis, her husband?
Thank you so much,
Judith Lee Howard Shea
Added by Judith Lee Howard Shea on Jul 14, 2016 1:08 AM
Judith Lee Howard Shea
Maria Malleville Allen Curtis
And plus is it okay if I put it on Ancestry.com? I assume it would be, but thought I would ask!
thx
JLHS
Added by Judith Lee Howard Shea on Jul 14, 2016 12:32 AM
Judith Lee Howard Shea
Maria Malleville Allen Curtis
Hi,
You must have just recently photographed the section of the obelisk's engraving that has Maria Malleville Allen Curtis's name on it, so that it is visible. Thank you so very much!
I noticed the F.a.G. number does not work, it has one digit too many in it. I tried many combinations but none of them worked. I finally went to Judge Curtis's memorial and got to it that way.
Would you be able to look into that for me?
Thanks again!! The photo is very clear!!
Added by Judith Lee Howard Shea on Jul 14, 2016 12:30 AM
Mary Smith
Rollin Steele
Happy to transfer to you. I have now proved without a doubt, that those two Ernest M Steele's are two different men. Mary
Added by Mary Smith on Jul 06, 2016 10:23 AM
Jacki, Weymouth Massachusetts
Stevens family at Mount Auburn
Thank you so much for getting all that info. Love it when the info starts to come together. Jacki
Added by Jacki, Weymouth Massachus... on Jul 04, 2016 7:37 PM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Arthur Nelsons
Sharon, Thanks so much for tombstone photos on the two Arthur Nelson sites in Mt Auburn. This was a hard one identifying who was who in this plot. I appreciate your work in Mt Auburn. It would be nice to see your Mt Auburn photos published in a book. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Jul 03, 2016 3:40 AM
Saratoga
William Livermore
Thanks Sharon for the heads-up. As always thanks for what you do. Have a wonderful holiday.

Your friend

John
Added by Saratoga on Jul 01, 2016 11:45 AM
Steven M
William R. Livermore (#126772118)
Thanks for the photographs.
Added by Steven M on Jul 01, 2016 10:42 AM
Doris Wyss
Adele-Allen-Caroline-Timothy Sumner
Sharon, I wanted to thank you so much for the photos for the Sumner Family. I really apprecite your time and effort to do this for me. I would like to ask your permission to post the photos on ancestry with photo credit to yourself. Please let me know if this would be okay with you. Thanks again, Doris
Added by Doris Wyss on Jun 30, 2016 4:44 PM
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