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When I was researching my own family, I received a great deal of help from complete strangers who were willing to help me without asking anything in return. I felt the need to pay that forward. So it tickles me beyond words to discover my headstone photos as part of someone's family tree. How sad would it be if after all the photos are taken and posted and researched and documented that no one looked at them or cared that they were there. So to those of you who have found my photos and made use of them, thanks for caring and you're most welcome.|
I feel that its important to say at least a little something about each of their lives. They lived, they loved, and had families. For those that have nothing there, they're not forgotten, I just haven't gotten there yet. And while I don't always cite my sources on each memorial, for Long Island special thanks goes to Carolee Nichols Diamond and David Roberts for their unending patience and wealth of information, the transcriptions of Elbert N. Carter, George Moraitis, Historian for the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Port Jefferson, Steve Gill from the Patchogue Cemeteries Restoration Committee, Dan Prunty, Ruland Funeral Home and President of Cedar Grove Cemetery, and Marcy from Cedar Grove, who lets me raid her records without complaint.
If you find something that needs correcting, or if you have information you'd like added, please use the SAC and I'll be happy to make the changes.
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|JoAnne Alcorn||John Engelhart|
I learned that we have both submitted info on John Engelhart and wife Kate, Weatherly, Carbon Co, PA. The spellings differ but it is clear they are the same, buried at St Matthews Cemetery. Are you related? I am. Your photos are wonderful. You have listed 7 children and I know of 11. Can you advise where you got your information? In the past I was unsuccessful getting help from the church.
|Lena and Dennis||RE: Alfred and Gertrude Hurd|
You are very welcome.
|louise floria||RE: Thomas and Matilda Wood|
I added William 1828-1890. He is next to Mathilda and on the same lot as Thomas and Matilda. He is probably related.
|Ian Miller||Charles and Gladys Budd gravestones|
Hi Aislin, many thanks for the photos. Regards, Ian Miller
|Marie Bonafonte||Lida Hunt Weeks|
Your request has been completed.
|Paula Hunt||RE: Schnors and Schmidt|
I added more Schnors than you asked for. I am not sure if you wanted them or not. I will eventually do the entire cemetery but it could take a year or two. Let me know if there is anyone else you want photos of.
|geauxtigers83||Martin Deedy #111126692|
Hi Aislin! Thank you so much for posting info on people who are not even in your family. I have a question about Martin Deedy. He is my 2x great grandfather. Could you please tell me where you got the information on his children? The only info I have on his children is from an obituary. Some of the children line up with your list and some don't. I'd love to know where you got your info from and if you have anything else to share. Thanks. ~Julie
|Rachael Anderson||Roger Koerner|
I am back to ask if I might use some of your headstone photographs on the Corwin genealogy website I'm working on. Also, I'm presently working on a branch via Sarah (Corwin) Ackerly, which moves down to Ringhouse through her daughter, then over to Koerner through her husband. You created a memorial for a Roger Koerner (can I first just mention again how much I appreciate your thoughtful and detailed memorials? I DO!) - #128065543
Now, I can just make out the names on the stone via your photograph, and it looks like Herman and Emogene, so my confusion is the dates. It must mean 1880s? I am trying to figure out when they married... does the stone read 1882 you think?
Thanks Aislin :)
|Joneta Burke||Mary Hulse|
I just saw your edit for Mary Hulse #92628216. Would you please tell me your reference that her parents are Frederick Sherry and Johanna Kessler? I always check out all info. before I add it to my tree or Find A Grave.
|Linda Carole Hait, Kamalani, McIntyre||Myron Hait|
I forgot to thank you for the obituary. It was a shock a few years ago when searching the Archives of the New York Times I found an article stating that he had tried to commit suicide by taking Paris Green. We had always been told he had a brain tumor or that he was bitten by a rabid dog and died of rabies mania. Oh, the things you learn through genealogy.
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