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Bill Bourbeau (#47387362)
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I'm a middle school English teacher that spends "spare" time conducting genealogical research. I have spent lots of time in the Forest Hill and Laurel Hill cemeteries, but recently focused most of my efforts at St. Bernard's and St. Joseph's.

Please feel free to use photos that I take for whatever purpose you choose. However, any and all photos must include proper source information in the citation. This allows other researchers to maintain the integrity of the research process.

I often have additional and/or higher quality images, and sometimes additional information, for many of the memorials. Please contact me if interested.

Please note that although I strive to take the best possible quality photos, I occasionally upload pictures that I plan to replace in the future.

I generally create memorials with the same spelling used on the marker, when one exists. Additional information, such as names of parents, also utilize information/spelling as seen on the primary sources.

Several gravestones at Laurel Hill no longer stand where they were first erected. Several factors, including erosion and vandalism, have led to these stones being placed in seemingly random locations. I try to document both where these stones are now, and where they should be.
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Butterflyy
Pauline Borneman
Thank you for the photo. After Pauline died, her husband married my grandmother.
Added by Butterflyy on Apr 20, 2015 4:16 PM
sle
Eugenie Landry
Thank you so much for the photo of the tombstone of Eugenie Landry.
Added by sle on Apr 20, 2015 3:29 PM
Mary(Coggin)Russell
Rose Chivilo
Thanks so much for the photo you made of her headstone. Great Job!
Added by Mary(Coggin)Russell on Apr 20, 2015 9:51 AM
Tweety Emmett
George & Sarah Bliss - 123455472
Bill,

Thank you once again.

Mary
Added by Tweety Emmett on Apr 19, 2015 4:55 PM
Bill Barnsley
photo for Loretta Mary "Lorrie" Haaker Goguen
Thank you so much (again) for the great photos of these headstones!
Added by Bill Barnsley on Apr 19, 2015 10:14 AM
MEB
PFC Roland Demers (Find A Grave Memorial# 115503735)
Bill,

Thank you for taking the photographs of PFC Roland Demers memorial stones. It is very much appreciated.

Thank you,

Margaret
Added by MEB on Apr 18, 2015 6:06 PM
Michel Lamoureux
Lamoureux
Bill, here are my findings for the following 3 children:
Nellie: death record for Oct 23, 1890, aged 5
Sarah: birth record for Nov 6 1886, no death record
Lilly: death record for Jan 4 1890, aged 1.

Do you have add'l info.

Thanks
Added by Michel Lamoureux on Apr 18, 2015 7:14 AM
JenB
Edward Boyce
Thank you!!
Added by JenB on Apr 17, 2015 7:16 PM
Bill Barnsley
Clarence Haaker
Thank you so much for the photos!
Added by Bill Barnsley on Apr 16, 2015 6:55 PM
Tweety Emmett
George & Sarah Bliss - 123455472
Bill,

Thank you for taking the photographs, I appreciate that.

I wanted to ask your permission to copy and publish your photograph's on my public family tree, I will be sure to cite these photos as yours. Thank you again and take care.

Mary
Added by Tweety Emmett on Apr 14, 2015 11:42 AM
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