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Ben G (#47255941)
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Bio Photo I love exploring and photographing old cemeteries in Maine. I am especially familiar with Androscoggin, Cumberland, Hancock, and York counties. I am a Greater Portland History docent, photographer for Greater Portland Landmarks, and a member of, the overseers of Eastern Cemetery in Portland, Maine

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Genealogy Buff
RE: Elvira Snow
FYI, I also located the photo of the headstone for Genelee Snow, corrected the spelling of her name and noted additional information in her memorial #47089596.
Can't seem to get the wrong memorial removed/merged (it has her name misspelled). Oh well.

Added by Genealogy Buff on Jun 02, 2015 9:37 PM
Ralph Gowen
John L H Wood
I noticed that John did not have a memorial so I created one - - would you mind attaching the picture you loaded to his wife's memorial to his? Or if you'd rather I could do it for you?


her memorial is
Added by Ralph Gowen on May 30, 2015 7:37 AM
Lisa Solberg
RE: Mattie Tingley
Thank you , Ben! Just went and created a memorial for him. Learned that they named their next son Harold also, but haven't found where he is buried yet.

In hopes of making it easier for you - Forest City Cemetery, S Portland, he is # 147161539

Thanks again! Much appreciated. I have strong ties to the Portland area, but living in MN makes it a challenge. I have lots of relatives buried in Forest City [and finding more and more] including my father.

My mother and I went on a docent tour of Evergreen last summer and it was great. Are there any tours for Eastern?
Added by Lisa Solberg on May 30, 2015 6:01 AM
Laura Bothel Hansen - Forest City Cemetery
Hello Ben,

Thanks for your message. I have created the other memorials:

Hansen Ane M. Matsen 147160656
Hansen Elmer 147160369
Hansen Hans Martin 147160623
Hansen Henry R. 147160495
Hansen Howard 147160549

Please let me know if you need further details. I really appreciate your help!

Added by botheja on May 30, 2015 5:12 AM
Lisa Solberg
Mattie Tingley
Thank you, thank you thank you!! You did a FANTASTIC job!!
Added by Lisa Solberg on May 29, 2015 7:25 AM
Thank you
Thank you so much for taking the picture of the resting place of my great grandfather. Sad to know that there is no marker for him, but content to see where he is. It had been an unknown for many years for our family.

Take care!
Added by LorriC on May 28, 2015 3:54 PM
Laura Bothel Hansen
Hello Ben,

Thanks so much for providing a photo of my great-aunt Laura's headstone. The quality looks great as well. Very much appreciated!

Kind regards,

Added by botheja on May 28, 2015 9:27 AM
Joan Gross
RE: Benjamin F Gross photos
I am sorry I have not beet keeping up on the graves.I have had eye surgery and unable to much for a while. Getting better. I don't fine Ben
Gross other that the one from Montana. Can you remove the photos. I will keep checking to find them. I am so sorry. JOan Gross
Added by Joan Gross on May 25, 2015 10:41 AM
Cliff Doel
Ben— Thank you for locating and photographing the gravesite of Carrie May Doel at Evergreen Cemetery. I appreciate that you noted her unmarked gave was in the Babcock family lot. —Cliff
Added by Cliff Doel on May 22, 2015 5:40 AM
Frank Drinkwater

Thank you for your photo.

I am looking for Frank Merton Drinkwater b. 1866
His wife was Maria Lincoln Stackpole b. 1865

I believe they lived in Durham, Androscoggin County. Maine.

Thanks again,

Added by gcdavis4 on May 20, 2015 6:13 AM
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