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Patrick Arthur Teater Sr. (#47153570)
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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 3,000 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 spring, summer and fall of 2016. 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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John Killmer 66331374
Don't know where dob came from. At one point, someone was sending me a bunch of Killmer/Kilmer corrections, so that's probably where I got the date. I just did the math, and he was probably born in 1826. The obit says he was in his 92nd year, which means he was 91 going on 92. Died in August, so was going to turn 92 in Dec, so born in 1826.

I'll add in the info you sent in the bio section, or if you want, I can just transfer him to you and you can decide what to do.


Added by Susan on Feb 02, 2016 7:22 PM
Joyce (Martin) OConnell
RE: Photos
The instructions told me not to upload directly to the memorial page. But I will give it a try anyway.
Added by Joyce (Martin) OConnell on Jan 28, 2016 6:24 PM
Joyce (Martin) OConnell
Photo of tombstone
I uploaded a photo of Catherine and Tyrrell Cromwell tombstone in the St. Mary's Cemetery. I am not sure where it goes after it gets uploaded.
I followed the directions they gave me on how to upload, etc. Just wanted you to know it's out there. Joyce
Added by Joyce (Martin) OConnell on Jan 28, 2016 6:00 PM
RE: Alice Walters Wheeler
Hey, I found out that on my Kelsey side, my 7th and 6th great grandfathers were one and the same. Two of his descendants married decades after his death. I've often wondered if they knew they were some sort of cousins.

My family tree doesn't have the right number of branches. My husband says it explains a lot.

Added by Susan on Jan 28, 2016 7:59 AM
Alice Walters Wheeler
You posted a death notice for her on her memorial page, says she's buried in Valley View. Looks like her husband's stone is really small, so she quite possibly has no stone at all.

HOW many people do you have in your gedcom? In the 5 figures? Holy cow. I thought I was good being up in the 6000's.
Added by Susan on Jan 28, 2016 6:32 AM
moved george to poughkeepsie
I reburied George Wendover Jr in Pough Rural, as per your email. Didn't even break a sweat doing so
Hope your new year is going well
Added by Susan on Jan 11, 2016 9:38 AM
Tom McKenzie
RE: MacKenzies at Poughkeepsie Rural
Hi, Patrick
It's ok then the weather is good,take your time in doing so. My sister work on this family back in 83. We live ln Kansas,but know one has been up in Poughkeepsie, Joseph MacKenzie came from Co. Fermanagh,N.Ireland came in 1867 his wife was an Hunter.There were Hunters living befor they came
to th USA.
I have the obi. of all the family, in Sarah MacKenzie obi. It said two cousins Emily F.Rider and Wesley Hunter. Emily F.Rider was married to James Rider,who died in 1907.Hope I can fine some family that may have some pictures I will call the cemetery and get information on graves.
Added by Tom McKenzie on Jan 08, 2016 6:57 PM
Tom McKenzie
MacKenzies at Poughkeepsie Rural
Hi, Patrick
I would like for you to take pictures of my family at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.The family are ate lot 95 section p. the names are
Joseph MacKenzie died 04-24-1917
Mary MacKenzie died 12-23-1907
Ellen MacKenzie died 12-30-1937
Sarah Mac-(Roosa)died 08-21-1961
Mary MacKenzie died 05-04-1946
Burton Roosa died 05-11-1925
I would like to create a memorials for them and post pictures also of the headstones.
Added by Tom McKenzie on Jan 07, 2016 4:33 PM
DE Sundeen
RE: Ernest Allen Sutton
Thank you for letting me know. The new stone looks beautiful. Bless you
Added by DE Sundeen on Dec 15, 2015 9:39 AM
RE: George & Wesley Harris
Thanks, Patrick! Would be great if they were your relatives, too - we'd be distantly related. If you ever want them back just let me know. ;)
Added by azwolver on Dec 08, 2015 3:33 PM
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