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TomW (#47850392)
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Bio Photo I am researching the following Families: Bilko, Dyno, Dayton, Gray, Seamans, Sleaszynski, Trella, Wakula, Wallace, and Zybura.

The Wakula's and Zybura's (my Grandparents) are from Poland, living in New Jersey, then moving to Pennsylvania and New York. Sleaszynski (my Maternal Grandfather) is from Russia, Poland immigrating about 1900. The Seamans started in Massachusets, then to New York. Dyno's are from Pennsylvania as well as Trella's. Dayton, Gray, and Wallace are from New York.

Some Cemeteries are very old and no longer active, therefore not maintained which makes locating a grave site all the more difficult. Others are maintained, however many of the stones are worn beyond readability, other grave sites remain unmarked.

Lakeview Cemetery in Ithaca, NY: This cemetery has always been difficult to find burials, recent ripoff's by two former Caretakers made things even worse. All records have been recovered and we are in the process of transcribing them into digital format so that we can fulfill request quickly. This will take some time as there are over Eight Thousand burials.

I have completely photographed the Cemetery so that I can now fulfill request quickly.

October 2, 2012: East Lawn Cemetery, Ithaca, NY has been completely photographed. Send your requests for headstone photos, I will fulfill your request.

Snyder Hill Cemetery, Dryden, NY memorials and photos of headstones has been uploaded and is as complete as I can make it. There are many unmarked graves.

Mount Olive Cemetery located within the city of Ithaca limits on East State Street is photographed as best as possible. It has minimal maintenance. Some headstones are unreadable, others have been knocked down and inscriptions are face down. Many graves are unmarked.

After a trip to Saint John's Cemetery in Richmondale PA where my mother, brother, and grandparents are buried, I photographed the entire cemetery, created memorials and uploaded the photo's. Again, there are many unmarked graves which I will try to find records for and create additional memorials. 9/05/2012. As a young child, I can remember wooden crosses marking some graves, I would assume that those graves are now unmarked.

If I create a memorial for any member of your family, send me a note and I will be glad to transfer it to you.
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Tom, wanted to thank you for the Spencer photos you took back in June at Lakeview Cemetery, and Eastlawn Cemetery. I really appreciate your efforts. Allison Wierman in North Carolina.
Added by allison on Aug 09, 2016 1:32 PM
Carr children, Willow Glen
Hi Tom, Looks like you have the wrong photo attached to memorial # 121239866. You have a picture of Mary Carr's stone (she is Memorial# 39908748). If you want to add yours there, I will go ahead and remove mine. Cheers, Nancy
Added by ~Nancy on Jul 17, 2016 6:24 PM
Thank You!
Thank you so very much for the great photo of Gordon Furnow's stone! Appreciate you time and effort! Thanks for all you do!
Added by ca on Jul 17, 2016 9:34 AM
George Rose
Ruth Harvey photo
Thanks for the correct photo. I can't find an entry for the other two people on her stone. Do you have info on them?
Added by George Rose on Jun 29, 2016 9:57 AM
George Rose
Ruth Harvey photo
Thanks for responding to my photo request for Ruth Harvey. I believe that you may have mistakenly inserted someone else's photo for hers. Please check it.
Added by George Rose on Jun 29, 2016 9:07 AM
Teddi Kella-Fuller
Fredrick D. "Fred" Bowen
Thanks for taking this photo.
Added by Teddi Kella-Fuller on Jun 28, 2016 1:19 AM
Kathy Emery
Donald pemberton
I found a link to the cemetery names when I did a Google. I did find a Mabel Macgillivary. But there was a Donald Pemberton also. Unless there is a Donald Macgillivary too. I'll have to check again. Thanks again, kathy
Added by Kathy Emery on Jun 27, 2016 9:01 PM
Kathy Emery
Tom, thank you so much for the picture of the pemberton stones. My friends mother has been looking for her mom Bessie. This is so much appreciated. You're an angel.
Added by Kathy Emery on Jun 27, 2016 8:23 PM
prairie plains
Harry Williams, East Lawn
Thank you for posting the gravestone photo at that memorial. I appreciate it. Hope things are progressing well at Lakeview!
Added by prairie plains on Jun 16, 2016 8:42 AM
Michelle Hall Lee
Daniel Loveland Jr
TomW, Please delete the photo of the grave marker for #155656054. The photo is a picture of his parents marker. Thank You....Michelle
Added by Michelle Hall Lee on Jun 04, 2016 10:57 AM
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