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Patrick Arthur Teater Sr. (#47153570)
 member for 6 years, 1 month, 19 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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Dale Szczech
RE: Poughkeepsie Journal
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! YOUR ARE AMAZING! I have been looking for my cousin since the early 1990's its a great connection God Bless YOU!
Added by Dale Szczech on Aug 28, 2015 9:47 PM
Dale Szczech
RE: Poughkeepsie Journal
Patrick THANK YOU Amazing work! Bravo! am interested in My cousin's obit Mary Anna Guentner DuFour Died January 18, 1946 (Obtained dates today from St Peter's Cemetery Office) and her Husband Edward DuFour Died August 01, 1956. Let me know if they are in your index. THANK YOU!
Added by Dale Szczech on Aug 25, 2015 9:44 PM
Dale Szczech
Poughkeepsie Journal
Hello Patrick: I just read your bio and see you have an index for the Poughkeepsie Journal I am striving to find the Obituaries For Cousin Mary and Edward DuFour. I would love the link. I am hoping there will be one in the Rochester Ny newspaper as well as that is where she was from and her family lived. THANK YOU Dale Szczech
Added by Dale Szczech on Aug 24, 2015 9:28 PM
Dale Szczech
RE: Mary Anna Guentner DuFour
THANK YOU!! You are correct I did this LATE last evening. She is the Long Lost cousin on my Mother's Mother's side (Guentner) Her father was Frank Guentner Find A Grave # 53308496 Her Mother was Rose Theobald Warth Guentner Find A Grave # 53309668 Would you be able to correct that or would you like me to do another edit. THANK YOU again for catching my late night error! Sincerely Dale Szczech
Added by Dale Szczech on Aug 24, 2015 9:22 PM
Mark Etheridge
RE: Thomas Ethridge Cook
Thanks Patrick
Added by Mark Etheridge on Aug 18, 2015 12:33 PM
Mark Etheridge
Thomas Ethridge Cook
Many thanks for all your work. I was pleased to find a marker for my cousin 2x removed, Thomas Ethridge Cook who died in 1956. His parents James Laing Cook and Elinor (nee Etheridge) are also buried in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, but I have yet to find a gravestone for them.

Do you know what the initials MACH USNRF mean please? I assume it is milirary re WW1?

Many thanks,
Mark Etheridge
Added by Mark Etheridge on Aug 17, 2015 12:29 PM
Cynthia Fitzgerald
Louis and Hazel Woodin headstone
Thank You, this was a link I was looking a long time for.
Cindy Fitzgerald
Added by Cynthia Fitzgerald on Aug 11, 2015 6:18 PM
David Stokes
Daniel Stokes
Thank you for the photo!
Added by David Stokes on Aug 11, 2015 9:02 AM
Jackie Myers
Howard Mackey dup. memorial
I agree with you, and sorry I failed to notice the prior one when I set this one up. However, my memorial contains a lot more information so perhaps the other contributor would consider removing theirs? Let me know. J. Myers
Added by Jackie Myers on Aug 09, 2015 5:43 PM
Jeff Hall
Thank you
Hello Patrick, thank you for the headstone photos added for Pvt Frank W Kuklinski, great work!.
Added by Jeff Hall on Jul 22, 2015 8:00 PM
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