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Ben G (#47255941)
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Bio Photo I love exploring and photographing old cemeteries in Maine. I am especially familiar with Androscoggin, Cumberland, Hancock, and York counties. I am a Greater Portland History docent, photographer for Greater Portland Landmarks, a contributor to Friends of Evergreen, and a member of, the overseers of Eastern Cemetery in Portland, Maine

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John Raye
Augusta Wadsworth Hinds
Thanks for adding the photos Ben!
Added by John Raye on Jun 28, 2016 6:56 PM
Bob McLellan
Ben, many thanks for taking the time to collect my photo requests for the Evergreen and Eastern Cemeteries.
Added by Bob McLellan on Jun 28, 2016 3:26 PM
John W. Van Dyke
Completed Photo Requests
Hi Ben,
I'm trying to get caught up on "Successful Photo requests". I'd like to "Thank You" for your efforts completing my requests for the following memorials: Madeline Gray, Arthur Gray, Edmond Gray, Elva Greene, Simeon Greene, Charles Grindle and Orin Roberts. I will use them as attachments and give you the credit.
Thanks, Again,
John and Bonnie
Added by John W. Van Dyke on Jun 26, 2016 8:21 AM
Dominique Potier
RE: Philip L Bean # 111632136
Thanks Ben ... will keep your message I'm sure it will be a great help for me .

Added by Dominique Potier on Jun 26, 2016 8:15 AM
Lorry Dow
Abraham Dow
Thank you Ben for the pictures of Abraham Dow's grave and cemetery. I've been trying to read the inscription on the bottom of his gravestone. I thought perchance you'd be able to make it out from the original.

I also noticed that poor Abraham's headstone that remains standing, but it looks like there were others buried on both sides of him. What's your make on it?

If there's anything I can do for you down here in DC, NoVA and MD, please let me know.
I belong to the DAR and have access to a huge and incredibly awesome library, not to mention the Nat'l Archives and the LOC.

Again, thanks so much!
Lorry Dow

Added by Lorry Dow on Jun 23, 2016 12:38 PM
Bob McLellan
Hillside Cemetery
Ben, thank you very much for your efforts in "finding" the headstones of Louis and Lorraine Sawyer in the Hillside Cemetery.
Added by Bob McLellan on Jun 22, 2016 1:07 PM
Mary Jane Michael
RE: Kennedy's
Thank-you, I have seen that too. I am pretty sure that is the right one IF they made an incorrect entry on his age and marital status. My Archie should have been around 31 and married on that death notice since he was 27 years old and married on the 1870 census of Cape Elizabeth ME. Do you think they could have put the wrong info on this death notice? It really makes sense that this is MY Archie if they entered it wrong. This 1870 census is the only census I have found him on.
Added by Mary Jane Michael on Jun 21, 2016 2:34 PM
Gertrude W Hayden
Thank you so much for the photos! It is much appreciated. May I used your photos for me genealogy? :) Stephanie
Added by StephanieH on Jun 20, 2016 3:19 PM
Bob McLellan
Ben, thanks once again for the family photos from Forest City and the Evergreen Cemeteries.
Added by Bob McLellan on Jun 20, 2016 2:17 PM
Spaceman Spiff
RE: Evergreen Cemetery - Portland
H, Ben.

No, feel free! I only claimed the ones I had already found and photographed. I just haven't uploaded the photos yet. Will probably do it this evening.

The only other ones I'd tried to find but we're unable to are the McConnells, in Section Q, I believe. But I was only searching by walking the section; I didn't ask the office for specifics. So I may have just missed them.

Good luck!
Added by Spaceman Spiff on Jun 16, 2016 3:32 PM
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