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It bothers me so to see people ruining the integrity of such a valuable tool as "Find A Grave" by posting multiple listings of the same cemetery, cemeteries that don't exist or just guessing that someone might be buried in a given cemetery. I have photographed several hundred cemeteries in Northeastern Conn. Mass. and R.I. and only once did I find a cemetery that wasn't already listed. Even then I researched it and the people entered there for several months before adding it. I have over 250,000 gravestone photos and have photographed many cemeteries in there entirety, I use the "Hale Collection" done in the 1930's as my bible. If your marker request is older than a 1932 death date and not listed in the "Hale" census, you can be 999.9% sure it doesn't exist. If the marker wasn't there then or was unreadable, how can you expect someone to find it now? Being so, I'll no longer fill requests for anyone who abuses the integrity of this site. PLEASE do us both a favor and check with the Hale Collection before entering a request older than 1932 or adding a new cemetery as most likely if its in the Windham, Tolland, New London, or Hartford Counties of Connecticut its already listed, could be just under a different name than you might have. There are some cemeteries that have had name changes or even have several names. Quite a few older cemeteries have even been moved and combined with others. If your still unsure or having a problem, I'll be glad to help you research it. Thank You. The link to the "Hale Collection" is...http://www.hale-collection.com/index.html|
USE OF PHOTOS: All photos on Find A Grave are copyright protected and permission is needed for even personal use. Those who strictly prohibit the use of photos for any and all reasons have no place in posting them in a public forum. But I myself have restricted the use of my photos because of a very few who abuse this site and have taken my photos only to post them as there own. This site should be left to we addicted genealogists who believe in helping each other out. After all, were all brothers and sisters through Adam and Eve. Being said; Even though I mark my photos copyright protected, there use for personal reasons is granted as long as there posting to your site meet one of two conditions. My newer photos have the copyright disclaimer already watermarked onto the photo, and although adding "Photo by brianz190" somewhere would be a nice gesture, if its already on the photo, its not needed. But for my older photos where there's no watermark, permission is granted as long as somewhere it credits me ( "Photo by brianz190" )as having taken the picture. I apologize for those few photos I've placed a watermark across the face of the monument, But that was done because I know that's a photo sought after by one of those few abusers. Photos that you will be using for personal use and you will "NOT" be reposting anywhere online/and those you will use for printing are available on request without the watermark. Thank You for understanding.
PHOTO REQUESTS AND INFORMATION INQUIRES;
I have over a quarter million gravestone photographs, Keep that in mind when sending me a message or e mail. Its almost impossible to figure out who your talking about if you don't send me the full name, (and or maiden name) dates of birth and death, cemetery there in, and photo number on my photo if there is one.
"NOTE" Due to the mess "Ancestry" has made in combining cemeteries with like names, I'll no longer be filling requests in the Westfield Cemetery, Danielson, Connecticut. Questions or comments about duplicate entries you see in the Westfield Cemetery should be directed to Find A Grave or Ancestry, as they are the ones who combined Old Westfield and Westfield which are two different cemeteries. Thank You
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|Barbara Spicer||Lillian Flora Goulding Eberhard 21048697|
I don't remember if I thanked you for the photo of my Nana's headstone in the Gore Cemetery in Oxford, Worcester, MA. So, if I didn't I do apologize. If I did, Well thanks again. I've been living out of boxes for almost 2 years and finally have the time to do research on my family.
Thank you for all that you do for all of the people who have rec'd photos from your vast collection.
Barbara Spicer 47379011
|John Sloan||Thomas Fuller Find A Grave Memorial# 99493003|
Brian, Thank you for taking and posting the gravestone photo for Thomas Fuller. I have used the following with the photo "Old Litchfield Cemetery, Hampton, Windham County, Connecticut, USA Created by: brianz190 Record added: Oct 23, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 99493003 Photo by brianz190". Regards John
|Edward Browne||CHARLES WEBSTER's grave|
A friend and I went to Charles' grave today. We came in from Rt. 44, found the stonewall and walked along it to the grave.It was easy to find with your directions. Thanks
|Edward Browne||CHARLES WEBSTER's grave|
Thanks for the directions. I will see if I can find it. Thanks, Ted
|Edward Browne||CHARLES WEBSTER|
Death: Jun. 17, 1864
Son of Chester Webster and Hannah Douglas. Enlisted as a member of the 29th Connecticut Infantry Regiment under the command of Colonel William B. Wooster, Charles was mustered out before unit saw service due to illness 24 May 1864. mortality of the unit was;
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 44 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 152 Enlisted men by disease. (Note: this regiment was composed entirely of men of african decent)
Natchaug State Forest
|Edward Browne||CHARLES WEBSTER|
I TEACH A COURSE AT POMFRET SCHOOL IN CT. WE GO TO LOCAL CEMETERIES TO FIND CIVIL WAR VETERANS AND RESEARCH THEM. I WAS WONDERING WHERE EXACTLY IS CHARLES WEBSTER'S GRAVE. I WOULD LIKE TO GO THERE. IF POSSIBLE, I WOULD TAKE MY STUDENTS THERE. WE USUALLY START THE COURSE BY VISITING GEN. LYONS' GRAVE IN THE GEN LYONS CEMETERY IN PHOENIXVILLE.THAT GRAVEYARD IS IN OR NEAR NATCHAUG STATE FOREST. THANKS, TED
|Debbie Smith Shaffer||Esther Smith Alexander|
You are fast! Thanks so much for linking Esther to her parents. May I use your picture on my Ancestry page for her? I see you do have your name embedded but I will give you full credit.
|J. Rubio||Link to my blog|
Thanks for the use of the photo, I gave you credit for both (I used Bathsheba's and Georgianna's graves). Thanks again! http://dreamingcasuallypoetry.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-real-bathsheba-sherman-true-history.html
Added by J. Rubio on Jul 15, 2014 1:48 PM
|J. Rubio||RE: Bathsheba Thayer (Sherman) 1812 - 1881|
yes, any info you can give me. I have all the Census records and property records of when she was married to Judson Sherman-- please email me so I can tell you the rest. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Added by J. Rubio on Jul 14, 2014 12:42 AM
|J. Rubio||Bathsheba Sherman, Harrisville Historic Cemetery|
I have been doing some research on the story of the home on Round Top Road in Rhode Island. I found your photo of Bathsheba and wanted to know if I could have permission to use it (should I choose to write a blog on it). I am a historian and I really want to get the facts of the history of the property, not really focus on the ghost stories of it, the actual people who lived there, which I am hearing Bathsheba was one of the people that lived on the grounds. If I could use your photo I would surely give you credit for the photo. Please do not hesitate to email me or message me on here. Thank you for your time.--
Added by J. Rubio on Jul 12, 2014 10:17 PM
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