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Mark S (#47563228)
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I have been doing my family genealogy for over 30 years. For the last ten years I have been visiting cemeteries throughout New England. Until recently I have never though about bringing a camera with me. Now I take with me all the time. Its a nice thing to preserve the past headstones. A lot of them are now becoming unreadable or destroyed by the weather.
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Ruthie
Joseph's inscription
Now I see it:
"Rest, aged parent, rest.
Thy toil is 'o'er.
Added by Ruthie on Dec 06, 2016 12:27 PM
Ruthie
RE: Joseph Sherman Headstone
Dear Mark,
Thank you so much for your photo of Joseph's stone and for thinking to look for Sarah's too. They were my 4th great-grandparents.

From your photo, the cemetery does look rough, but beautiful. Is there any chance you can read the small inscription on J's stone? I can see the word "rest" twice...

Thanks again, R.
Added by Ruthie on Dec 06, 2016 6:04 AM
Linda Richards Chappell
Hopkins
Thanks for all your help. I think I have it straight now.
Added by Linda Richards Chappell on Apr 24, 2015 4:58 PM
Linda Richards Chappell
RE: Jonathan Hopkins
Thanks for uploading this. I am seeing that the family is listed in both cemeteries now. Dr. Barbour wrote on Jonathan's death record that he was buried in Canaan, but did not list the cemetery.

I'm working through the Old Hall Stream Cemetery listings - putting the burial information on familysearch.org - I hadn't gotten to the Canaan listings yet.

I never suspected there would be dual stones. Part of this might be due to the international border "moving" over the years - who knows.

I am trying to figure out whose child Freddy Hopkins, age 1 month belongs to. Any ideas?

Also, I am still trying to figure out John (aka Jonathan) and Sarah (Gansby)'s children. Something is not sitting right with me. Several of the children's vital records have him 20-30 yrs older than she was. I really want to get it right before I move on from this family to another.

Again, thank you so much for "straightening" me out. I have family in both cemeteries (Alice Hunt and Old Hall Stream). When the snow finally melts, maybe I'll go take another walk :-)
Linda
Added by Linda Richards Chappell on Apr 23, 2015 8:07 PM
GenieQueen
Ziba Hunt
Mark - will you be creating a Find A Grave record for Ziba's wife or should I do that?
Added by GenieQueen on Sep 21, 2014 8:00 AM
Bev Winship
Pauline Buck 59806909
I noticed you left a stone photo on my cousin Polly's stone. Are you related to her or John?
Added by Bev Winship on Aug 25, 2014 1:28 PM
Bill West
RE: Henry Harlow Photo
Glad to help!
Added by Bill West on Aug 14, 2014 10:00 AM
Bob McLellan
Ernerst Blake
Thank you very much for adding his photos.
Added by Bob McLellan on Jun 19, 2014 1:06 PM
Lynn J. Gauthier
Richard Packard
Hello

Just added a couple of photos in response to your request

Best regards
Lynn
Added by Lynn J. Gauthier on May 16, 2014 9:30 AM
Michael Ratliff Lutz
Christopher Smith
Thank you very much for the photo.
Added by Michael Ratliff Lutz on May 08, 2014 9:09 AM
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