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LadyGoshen (#46951894)
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Bio Photo trying to stay ahead of developers who want to cover historical markers... and the weather, time and vandals that obscure the inscriptions... to honor those that walked before us.

Although I visit cemeteries whenever I travel (to the dismay of others in the car), most of my work is in Vermont, New Hampshire, New York's lower Hudson Valley and Washington State's Skagit County. I've been known to wander off to Massachusetts, Connecticut and Maine given the opportunity.

Whenever possible, I post a photo--a photo makes it real. I also try to list the sources I've used to stitch together family relations or any info that I might find. I will not link to those who are listed as burial location unknown.

Thank you in advance for sending in corrections or additions using the Edit button. I appreciate your updates very much. Although I try to thank and acknowledge all corrections, I may not always have the time. Edits posted in the message area below will be ignored and deleted.

I transfer direct relatives within three generations (that means: your siblings, parents, grandparents, children, and grandchildren). As Richard H so aptly puts it:
"... someone who died 200 years ago could be related to thousands of people." Please use the virtual cemetery feature to group your family memorials.

My activity is seasonal--I use the New England winters to create new memorials with the images I've collected the rest of the year. There are several thousand waiting to be processed... Click here to see the memorials I've added in the past few 7 days.



10,000 memorials :: 20-8-2011 :: 3Y9M9D
15,000 memorials :: 28-12-2012 :: 5Y1M18D
19,000 memorials :: 10-07-2016 :: 8Y8M0D
18,000 photos :: 15-01-2014 :: 6Y2M5D
20,000 photos :: 21-02-2016 :: 8Y3M12D
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RE: oh, forgot to mention
Nicole, I tried the email address that you gave me and it bounced. Try e-mailing me at Thanks,

Added by JayLyme on Oct 19, 2016 7:00 AM
RE: oh, forgot to mention
I could meet up this Sunday for an hour or two around midday or the following weekend for an hour or two. I have 8 year-old twins at home who don't leave me much time for grave concerns. I think there may be 800 stones which have not been photographed in two big sections. I tend to be slow because when I find a hard to read stone I take the time to transcribe it into a notebook for later reference.

Added by JayLyme on Oct 12, 2016 10:46 AM
Susan Connelly
RE: Adaline Sanford
To be honest, I'm not sure what the corrections were, but if it was the dates and places of birth and death, it was etched on the stone.
Added by Susan Connelly on Oct 11, 2016 4:39 AM
Debra Downing
RE: Short in Hartland VT
Regarding whom? I'd be happy to help.
Added by Debra Downing on Oct 10, 2016 11:31 AM
Vickie Elam White
RE: Rhoda Richardson
James Richardson
Spouse's Name Roda Barkley
Event Date 30 Jun 1796
Event Place: New Hampshire
Source: FHL microfilm 1,001,297 (Batch M731534) Marriage Index, New Hampshire

Also, in Biographical Sketches of Lyman, New Hampshire, pages 82-83, says Robert's daughters were as Mrs. William Hoyt, Mrs. McDaniel, Mrs. James Richardson, and Irena Berkley.

Hope this helps.

Vickie Elam White

Added by Vickie Elam White on Oct 09, 2016 2:44 PM
gary lavigne
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Sorry I forgot to engage brain. Thank you for your time. May I use your Photographs for my Family Trees?

Elmwood Cemetery; Northfield, Vermont

Headstone; Noah Carleton

Thank you again for your time.

FAGMember # 47427390
Added by gary lavigne on Oct 02, 2016 6:20 PM
RE: oh, forgot to mention
If you are interested in photographing in the Old Lyme cemetery, I could e-mail you a map that displays what has been photographed already. I have taken about 1,200 memorial photos there. I estimate there are maybe 900 more to take. As I have uploaded photos of it, I am discovering that about 10% of the memorials are not in the town cemetery records (from which the Find A Grave burials were created).


Added by JayLyme on Sep 18, 2016 8:03 PM
RE: John Mason #136374984
Not a problem. Thank you!
Added by Flutterby on Sep 16, 2016 8:05 PM
John Mason #136374984
Thanks for the suggested edits for John and his sister. I am going to accept them, but could you let me know the source if it was other than online vital statistics? I always like to add the source to the memorial if it isn't obvious.

Added by Flutterby on Sep 16, 2016 5:57 PM
RE: Sarah Allard Holton
Please keep all my Allard transfers as I am not related and am not wokrking on the family lines. I just collect as I go along and try to find appropriate people who can make use of the information.
Added by msimonds on Sep 13, 2016 10:05 PM
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