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Donna Bellanger Gleason (#46918077)
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Bio Photo My name is Donna. I live in upstate NY. I've been doing online genealogy for several years and I have to say, I'm addicted!

I have traveled to Swanton, VT to see in person and take pictures of the headstones of my ancestors of that area. My grandmother, Grace Gladden, grew up in VT. Since I've been doing genealogy, I've officially traced my ancestry to the Mayflower, which I find to be quite exciting!

Doing ancestry to me is like putting together a big puzzle or trying to solve a mystery. The surnames I've been researching include Beland, Gladden, Camp, Aseltine, Knapp, Bridgman, Hurlbutt, Parks, Dixon, Claar, Brown, Hammond and Nagle to name a few.
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RE: pictures
You are very welcome.
Added by RickC on Jul 26, 2015 3:35 PM
Thomas Jefferson Parks
I will help you with info on TJ Parks if you like.
Added by Jerad on Apr 20, 2015 10:16 PM
Lynn J. Gauthier
RE: Lizzie Rice - Vermont
No problem - Glad I could help :)

Added by Lynn J. Gauthier on Apr 09, 2015 4:55 PM
Lynn J. Gauthier
Lizzie Rice - Vermont

Just added a gravestone photo in response to your request.

Best regards
Added by Lynn J. Gauthier on Apr 09, 2015 11:03 AM
Kenneth Joseph Raposa
RE: John B. Beland
I looked at the memorial # 29253230. It states that Jean/John Baptiste worked in a Granite Quarry. Fall River was full of granite quarries as many of our mills, mansions, city hall, Cheateau Summere in Newport and several NYC structures were made of Fall River Granite blocks. I suggest you go the Fall River Public Library Website. They have a section for Obituaries. It will instruct you on how to request a copy of John B. Beland's (died around 09.09.1923) obituary for the man buried alone in a double grave in Notre Dame Cemetery. They have all the old newspapers on film and will send you his obit. This will at least give you more details on the man buried in the unmarked grave I located today. Let me know how you make out. Ken
Added by Kenneth Joseph Raposa on Aug 23, 2014 3:33 PM
Kenneth Joseph Raposa
RE: John B Beland
oops. I saw that you posted grave location information. I will be happy to locate and photograph the grave for you. It may take me a short while as i just got out of the hospital 2 days ago. Have a great day. Ken
Added by Kenneth Joseph Raposa on Aug 21, 2014 12:13 PM
I recently took a lot of pics from this cemetery and added some graves that you had requested photos for. Sorry but your your photos are up there for you. If they are your family I can transfer management if you like. Christ church Anglican cemetery
Added by Darrell on Aug 03, 2014 7:43 PM
Thomas Van Tassel
RE: Elizabeth Proper headstone
You're welcome. It is a great pleasure for me to find these headstones and get them photographed.
Added by Thomas Van Tassel on Jul 30, 2014 7:12 AM
Nancy Fayette
RE: Jim DeFayette
Hi Donna,
I have talked to Jane and will be seeing her within a few minutes. She ok'd my giving you Jim's memorial because of your connection to his wife. However, she does NOT want George's done and as his wife we must respect that. She asked that I tell you since she does not use a computer.
Added by Nancy Fayette on Jul 07, 2014 9:30 AM
Nancy Fayette
Jim DeFayette
I probably should have switched the cemetery before I transferred the cemetery to you. If you need help to do it I can lead you but it's all yours now.

I see you have Aseltine- I have some records on that might help you. William Emery m Margaret Aseltine. They lived in Bangor, NY at the time of his death. His brother, Russell, is my 3x gr grandfather.
Added by Nancy Fayette on Jul 02, 2014 5:35 AM
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