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P.K. Magruder (#47017377)
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Bio Photo PLEASE use the Edit tab and Suggest a Correction link to add/correct information. I try to get to them within 24 hours of receipt.

PLEASE use the Edit tab and Suggest a Correction to request a transfer. Please include your relationship to the dearly departed. Please spare me the "I am the family genealogist" and the "I have tons of information to add" stories. I've been burned too many times by people requesting out-of-guidelines transfers and then never adding so much as a comma to the memorial. Requests for bulk transfers will be summarily ignored.

I WILL NOT link to just "burial unknown". This IS a grave registration site.

If I do not maintain the memorial, but add a picture, PLEASE check the photo caption for the inscription.

My love of old cemeteries is genetic from my dad. I try to take pictures of the fallen/damaged markers first as they might end up "behind the shed" or "over the wall" by the next time I get there.

Sources for additional memorial information include:
Suggest A Correction, NEHGS,,, NARA, other on-line sources, personal library, obituaries, newspaper items, etc.

Presenter of Betty Allen Chapter DAR "Celestial Residents Walking Tours": Bridge Street Cemetery (Northampton), Park Street Cemetery (Florence), and Spring Grove Cemetery (Florence), and a virtual tour of "The Celestial Residents of Chesterfield".

FAQ Harry is a Dobson Fly.
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Elaine A
Thanks for catching those outrageous date errors! I was using the spreadsheet system and there must be a format error in one of my pages. Again thanks much, I will review that entire upload.
Added by Elaine A on Apr 21, 2014 3:39 PM
Patricia (Patti) Joy Berndsen Jacko
Robert scour dell
With the new edit process, people are putting in stuff like this. I had over 100 edits this morning and I can't catch them all.

Thanks. I removed the birth year.

Added by Patricia (Patti) Joy Bern... on Apr 20, 2014 6:26 AM
Oh my! I never expected that! Thank you so very much for sponsoring my ggg-grandparents! It is more appreciated than you will ever know.
Added by bill on Apr 18, 2014 6:33 PM
Arthur Dirks
RE: Add photos to another memorial
I think I have done what you asked. Happy to help. Arthur.
Added by Arthur Dirks on Apr 17, 2014 5:58 PM
For names that are clear on the markers, I will use what is there. People spelled phonetically in those days and different people spelled the same name differently. I do know the headstones are also wrong, but people can do some of their own research.
Added by salemsilver on Apr 16, 2014 4:32 PM
Marcia Buffett
Asa Streeter
Source: This information is from Vol. II, pp. 882-884 of Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, edited by Cuyler Reynolds (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 929.1 R45 Schenectady, New York

Asa, son of Samuel and Joanna (Morse) Streeter, was born in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, July 31, 1762, died in Cummington, Massachusetts, December 16, 1821. He was of Plainfield and Cummington, Massachusetts.
He married (first) May 3, 1785, Polly Bolton, born 1760, died December 31, 1794;
(second) June 22, 1795, Hannah Cotton, of Johnstown, New York, born July 16, 1763, died April 15, 1850. Children by first marriage, born in Plainfield:

Delia, June 5, 1786, died December 4, 1853; married Ebenezer Campbell; eight children.
Sylvina, born October 28, 1787, died December 27, 1821, unmarried.
Simeon, born September 17, 1789, died October 9, 1851; married (first) Lucinda Joy; (second) Rachel Harlow; (third) Elizabeth Warner.
Abraham, July 4, 1791, died in childhood.
Asa, July 9, 1793, died in infancy.

Children by second wife, Hannah Cotton:

Augustine married to Wealthy Packard.
Keziah, born September 19, 1801.

I'd love to find out where Polly Bolton is buried!! I imagine her first name was actually Mary

Added by Marcia Buffett on Apr 15, 2014 4:34 PM
Rev soldier
Daniel Wentworth 127811455
enjoy the sunshine!
Added by Anonymous on Apr 11, 2014 5:29 PM
Thank you
Hello. Thank you very much for creating the memorial for my father, Robert E. LaRose.

Added by Rob on Apr 07, 2014 9:01 PM
Kevin Avery
64881048 Abbie Whitmarsh

On Abbie' s memorial, you posted a photo of her daughter's stone, and I believe you may have intended to post a photo of Abbie's stone instead.


Added by Kevin Avery on Apr 05, 2014 1:16 PM
126004463 Jonathan Cressy
recent memorial - He's a Rev Soldier - FYI
Added by Anonymous on Apr 05, 2014 6:09 AM
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