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Patrick Arthur Teater Sr. (#47153570)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo The index is now ready for distribution - contact me if you want a copy of it.

I have spoken to the Poughkeepsie Journal (owned by Gannett Publications), who referred me back to their newspaper where is stated that all obituaries, pictures and information MAY be used by the reader in whatever way they wish, including reproduction for reposting electronically in part or whole for publishing. With this in mind it is my notification that I do have permission to post the obituaries I have placed on memorials and ask that they remain.
I am currently working on putting together a book to include the over 2,000 obituaries I have located for family members with indexing and cross-referencing. This project will probably take up most of my next few months, but I will still be posting here on Findagrave as I discover new family members. Anyone interested in copy of this book can contact me at my e-mail address. Since it is looking to be a large book, I may split into two parts: men and women.
I have been researching my family tree for about 30 years now, and just started really going through graveyards looking for family members about 20 years ago. I have found more information on the internet in the short time I have been researching here than in all the time I spent in libraries, courthouses, and town halls. I will be taking pictures of gravestones of as many people as I can and adding to local cemeteries and over the summer and fall of 2015. If anyone has a family member, that I have added to this site, to yourself (who is not a direct family member for myself) please let me know and I will be happy to transfer ownership to you. I'd would rather have family members maintain memorials than a stranger who has no connection, but I feel no burial place should be neglected or forgotten. If there is someone or a graveyard you wish me to find for you in the Columbia, Dutchess and Ulster County areas let me know and I will add it to my travels. My hope is to do a complete census of as many cemeteries as possible over the next few years.
Another note: for old New York newspaper articles you can use They have papers from the 1700's to 2000's. You can search for family members there.
One more note: I hereby give permission for all to use photos I have posted. I feel that if these are your family you have as much right to add them as I do. You do not need to ask, and I do not require you to attribute them to me, unless you wish too. It is good to find loved ones and I am happy that if I have found yours for you.
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Catherine Ryder 52629526
You sent me the birth year and place for Catherine Ryder 52629526 as an edit. She actually a relative by marriage and would appreciate any info you found on her
Added by Susan on Sep 30, 2015 5:47 AM
Christine Cohen
RE: William Wheeler
No his wife was not in the vicinity. I looked for Wheeler and Rifenberg (sp). There was a Russell Wheeler buried next to William Wheeler. I think he was a veteran. I have a photo if you want me to send you the headstone. Regards, Christine
Added by Christine Cohen on Sep 29, 2015 9:49 PM
Cilbert Barley
Hi Patrick,

I have made the name change for Cilbert per your SAC. I am related to Cilbert and see you are too. May I ask how you are related?
Added by AW on Sep 26, 2015 4:45 PM
Stanton Allen.
Thank you for the reply.
Added by Papawraith on Sep 22, 2015 10:53 PM
Jane ofarc
RE: Obituaries
We are related somehow as once you asked me to transfer a memorial and I was related to them too. But for the life of me I can't remember who it was.
Your cousin somehow, lol
Added by Jane ofarc on Sep 21, 2015 7:51 PM
Dennis Wagner
Martha Wright gravestone
Thanks for the photos of Martha's stone. She was my great-aunt.
Added by Dennis Wagner on Sep 19, 2015 9:10 PM
Jane ofarc
I've noticed that you have put lots of obituaries on my memorials. Thank you for doing that. I read every one of them and find them interesting.
Take Care,
Added by Jane ofarc on Sep 19, 2015 7:36 PM
Marlene Chaney
Harvey Lester
Thank you for posting the gravestone photo for Harvey Lester.

Added by Marlene Chaney on Sep 13, 2015 8:51 PM
John & Dolores Chase
Photo use
As for any photos I have posted, please feel free to use them for any genealogy purposes. JC/DTC
Added by John & Dolores Chase on Sep 12, 2015 7:31 PM
John W. Van Buren
Hi Patrick,
You are maintaining the memorial of John w. Van Buren and Mary Davies Van Buren, my paternal grandparents. I was informed you are a distant relative - what is your connection?

Thank you,
Added by jvb on Sep 07, 2015 6:35 PM
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