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Bill Boyington (#46800933)
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Bio Photo I grew up in Lexington, MA, which may explain in part my interest in colonial history. I retired a few years ago after 20 years as a computer programmer. I generally photograph colonial cemeteries or at least the oldest sections of them. I studied early New England history in the 90s. My cousins got me interested in genealogy a few years back. I've always loved photography.

I would like to thank everyone who has offered corrections and additions as any new information makes the memorials that much better. I always want more info.

Please, when offering corrections or additions, include the memorial number as I have created thousands.

And look at the rules set down by Find a Grave before asking for transfers.

Don't fuss about spellings. One person wants the modern version, another person wants an older versions. I can't please everyone.


I usually do all requests within 24 hours.

Feel free to use any of my photos. All I ask is that you credit me for taking them. Please email me if you're doing some for-profit thing. And do not post my photos from other websites to Find-a-Grave. Ask me to do it. Thanks!

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J. Copp
RE: Joseph Fassett 16639471
The info in your bio

Lexington births: FASSETT, Joseph, s. of Joseph & Amity, b. Jan. 18, 1727-28.

is for Joseph's brother who died at birth.
Added by J. Copp on Aug 15, 2015 4:39 PM
J. Copp
Joseph Fassett
Joseph and Amittai Fassett had 2 sons named Joseph. The first one Born Jan 18 1727 Died Jan 18, 1727. The Second one Born Mar 21, 1730 Died Sept 26, 1758. Please correct your memorial. Thanks Joyce
Added by J. Copp on Aug 15, 2015 12:18 PM
Ruth Hundley
Josiah Blood Memorial# 24079780
Hi,
I am looking to see if you are of any relation to Josiah and Mary Torrey Blood. They are my 7th gr grands and I'm working on making Find A Grave connections back to direct line parents and adding as many of the children in each generation as I can...
Just thought I'd ask before I actually got to these two :-)
Ruth in IL
Added by Ruth Hundley on Jul 08, 2015 7:27 PM
JBrown, IA, MN, Calif, AustinTX
RE: Rev. Joseph Belcher
Thanks, Bill. It's ok with me to leave it as is, as the inscription is nicely rendered. It's part of history.

You often can't tell which is cenotaph and which is real, anyway.

They are common in Cleveland, affecting multiple of my hubbies' Frenches buried in Lake View Cem. up there. The Findagrave person said not to delete one, to let them both exist, simply mark as possibility of cenotaph and, if desired, link the two pages.

(There had been a grave-robbing incident involving an Edwin French, so three cemeteries were ultimately involved for that one person as the body had been moved around. We let it go at two cemeteries and did not bother documenting the third, as the basic idea had been communicated.)

Julia
Added by JBrown, IA, MN, Calif, Au... on Jun 17, 2015 10:05 PM
Bonnie Maskery
SEARLE
Dear Bill,

Thanks for the info on the Searles. I'll work on my records and do some updating as soon as I can get to them - I have a lot of work to do. Your help is much appreciated.
Sincere;y, Bonnie
Added by Bonnie Maskery on Jun 16, 2015 12:34 PM
Sheppard2
RE: Joseph Searle
Thanks. Found news Ruth Chute Searle's obit from Byfield, August 26, 1806 (death 16 Aug 1806) Newburyport Herald. Indicates wife--not widow--of Deacon Joseph Searle.
A.
Added by Sheppard2 on Jun 15, 2015 7:28 AM
Victoria Camp
RE: William Boynton
I sent a test message, Bill. New email address. SMILES
Added by Victoria Camp on Jun 06, 2015 10:43 AM
Victoria Camp
William Boynton
Hi, Bill -

I emailed you privately, but am also contacting you here in case you didn't get my email. Wanted to discuss Rowley with you. Let me know if you didn't receive my email!
Warmly,
Cousin Vicki
Added by Victoria Camp on Jun 05, 2015 11:00 PM
Shannon
Mary Pairce 34308076
Hi Bill,

I posted the beautiful photo you took of Mary Pairce gravestone on Ancestry.com. Appreciate it very much. Shannon
Added by Shannon on Apr 28, 2015 6:16 PM
Brian Joseph Velazquez
Hi Bill
Jacob Danforth his son name is Jacob and I can't find his son Jacob on stone
Added by Brian Joseph Velazquez on Apr 26, 2015 3:35 AM
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