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Dan Silva (#46781334)
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A short walk through Trinity Churchyard in 2004 got me interested in older cemeteries. A few years later, I found it difficult to research my family geneology. I started adding names here to maybe help others with their research. I'm also a big Revolutionary War buff and I have been searching for graves of anyone who somehow participated in the Revolutionary War.
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TBarfield
Colonel John Banister
Hi Dan, the image of the colored painting you have for Col. John Banister is often confused with Col. John, but it is actually a John Banister from Rhode Island and was painted by painter Gilbert Stuart. I just posted the real picture of Col. John Banister of Petersburg...my 5th great grandfather.
-Thank you.
Added by TBarfield on Apr 27, 2015 8:39 PM
Maureen
Huldah Kent Bloomfield
Dan,
Thanks for your quick response! I appreciate it! have a great day!
Maureen
Added by Maureen on Mar 12, 2015 6:15 AM
Maureen
Ellis and Huldah (Kent) Bloomfield
Good Morning Dan,
Would you be so kind as to add the picture that you have for Ellis Bloomfield in Old Colonial Cemetery to his wife Huldah Kent Bloomfield's memorial as well. She is # 143630961.

I'm working on attaching the family members from First Presbyterian up the road. Thanks do much!

Maureen
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Added by Maureen on Mar 12, 2015 5:46 AM
Betsy
James Croft, Revolutionary Soldier (Vancourtlandville Cemetery, Westchester County, NY)
I have added pertinent information for my ancestor James Croft on his memorial page. Your note spurred me to do this. (I was actually surprised that I hadn't done it before!) Thanks for the "nudge".
Added by Betsy on Feb 20, 2015 1:34 PM
Sue McDuffe:)
Elizabeth (Channing) Moore
Hi Dan: "thanks and yes you can take the information from my memorial for Elizabeth. Please let me know when this is done and I will delete my duplicate. Also, their son the Rt Rev Richard Channing Moore #15009561, needs to be linked to Thomas and Elizabeth".
Added by Sue McDuffe:) on Feb 01, 2015 10:58 AM
Eric Baker
RE: Biographical information
Dan:
Thanks for adding the edits and biographical information. I see that you have a special interest in the graves of veterans of the Revolution. Since there is no existing marker for David Baker I have sent an e-mail to the organization which is the Friends of the Battle of Brandywine requesting that they take a photo of the Brandywine Battlefield historical marker and send it to me so I can post it on David Baker's memorial page. I do not want to copy an existing photo of this marker which appears on the internet as this would violate the rules of findagrave.com. For a number of years I did Revolutionary War reenacting and was a member of the Royal Welch Fusiliers reenactment group. I am a bit old for that kind of activity now but I still maintain a strong interest in Revolutionary War history. Many thanks, Eric Baker
Added by Eric Baker on Dec 12, 2014 10:50 AM
Eric Baker
Biographical information
Hello: I have sent to your e-mail account some biographical information regarding David Baker who died in Morristown in 1835. I have also sent some other edits.
On another note I have enjoyed reading your biographical information of famous persons such as Richard Somers.

Many thanks,
Eric Baker
Added by Eric Baker on Dec 12, 2014 8:23 AM
Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
Dr. David Combs
Dan,
I greatly appreicate the memorial transfer, thank you very much, Emma.
Added by Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke on Nov 30, 2014 7:15 AM
GMG
William Sheldon
Thank you for transferring the memorial of William Sheldon; who is buried at Cimetière du Père Lachaise (cemetery) in Paris, France to my care.

Dan, it is thanks to individuals like you; who's incredible contributions here at Find-a-Grave are invaluable to individuals like me doing family research. ~ with appreciation, George Gaston
Added by GMG on Nov 17, 2014 6:58 AM
Judy Breckley
Hezekiah Lore
Everything I've seen on Hezekiah Lore says he was born in Southold, Long Island in 1697. Could you tell me where you got the information that he was born in Holbrook? Any assistance you could give me would be appreciated.

frank64
Added by Judy Breckley on Nov 09, 2014 3:35 AM
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