Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Suzanne (#47992853)
 member for 1 year, 8 months, 23 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo After a few months of lurking on the site I decided to try to fill some photo requests for my town Colonial era cemetery March 2013. Tough to find with no plot. In the oldest part of the cemetery I found 2 rows of gothic brownstones around 2-3:00 pm and decided to photograph all of them. The thing is, the stones are facing north on a small hill, background is a field, a lot of the stones a small size. Had a lot of backlite glare. Tried earlier 11-12:00, face in shadow, glare in background. I had a large piece of cardboard and tried putting it behind the stone to stop the glare. It worked ok, but try getting the cardboard to stay in a slight wind. Finally one morning I couldn't sleep and managed to get out to the cemetery around 8 am and voila, the sun hits the face of the stone and all is revealed. I had to get there way before 9 am! I finished photographing the 120 stones and by then I might as well do the whole cemetery. Jan 2014 I printed out the Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and added the names I missed. I finished photographing those stones or getting area pics if the stone was no longer there May 2014.

So the Old Cemetery in East Haven Conn is photographed. See my virtual cemetery of photographic challenges that need a big mirror and a few names I could not find if you want to try your hand at it.
 Contact: Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 2,587 Memorials Added
 • 2,587 Memorials Managed
 • 28 Memorials/week
 • 5,259 Photos
 • 2 Photo Requests
 • 100 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 637 Virtual Flowers
 • 20 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 7 Fame Ratings
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
1 Photo challenge or can'... (6)
2 Need Better Picture (3)
Branford Center Cemetery-... (12)
Cedar Hill Hartford Ct (2)
Childrens Memorials (16)
Friends (6)
Girard collection (33)
Greenlawn Cemetery-need p... (8)
interesting memorials (45)
Old Cemetery (942)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Messages left for Suzanne (74)[Leave Message]
Nancy/catsaver
RE: Laura Hager
North Selma has neither gates nor any signs. Just stones. Sorry!
Added by Nancy/catsaver on Aug 17, 2014 12:32 PM
Claudia Walker
Mary Augur
Thanks very much for all your effort. CW
Added by Claudia Walker on Aug 12, 2014 8:51 AM
Mona Rhone
Duplicate at Montowese
The duplicate memorial has been deleted. Thank you.
Added by Mona Rhone on Jul 31, 2014 1:17 PM
Steven Smith
Giles Beach
Hello Suzanne,

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to fulfill my request for a picture of Giles Beach's gravestone in Montowese Cemetery.

I appreciate your help and kindness very much!

Best regards,

Steve
Added by Steven Smith on Jul 27, 2014 7:45 AM
Tre-sr
Nathaniel, Desire and Lucinda Bailey
Dear Suzanne
What a coup to have located my ancestor's grave stones. I looked all over that cemetery and was not able to locate anything. Can you give me an idea of where they are in relationship to the large Bailey stone so that I can relate it in my own mind? I am so pleased that you were able to locate them. Thank you so much!
Added by Tre-sr on Jul 25, 2014 10:24 AM
Heidi Cannon
Charles W Jacobs
Thank you Suzanne - very thorough!
Added by Heidi Cannon on Jun 24, 2014 12:25 PM
Boston Bulldog
JOHN BARNS
Suzanne-thanks again for all the trouble you had trying to take the photo in the shade. Especially like the group photo-it helps a lot. GOD bless your work.
Added by Boston Bulldog on Jun 14, 2014 9:28 AM
Boston Bulldog
RHODA BARNS
Suzanne-thanks a million for taking your time and gas to go to the cemetery and take the photo. God bless your work.
Added by Boston Bulldog on Jun 14, 2014 9:17 AM
Zoe Tom
More abt John Daniell
John Daniell's wife appears to be Elizabeth, who is buried in the same lot.

His daughter appears to be Alice, who is also buried in the same lot.

Zoe
Added by Zoe Tom on Jun 12, 2014 6:27 AM
Zoe Tom
John Daniell
DANIELL, JOHN
Buried: 19 Mar 1923
Lot 29896 Section 194

New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948
Name:
John Daniell
Birth Year:
abt 1849
Age:
74
Death Date:
16 Mar 1923
Death Place:
Bronx, New York, USA
Certificate Number:
2293

No tombstone picture yet. Does this help?

Zoe
Added by Zoe Tom on Jun 12, 2014 4:26 AM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service