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Jane Gerrish Waddell (#47310089)
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Bio Photo Aug. 2014
You may use tombstone photos which I have posted for your personal, non-commercial, non-internet use without asking further permission.
I have several hundred old family photos from 85 or more years ago. I have extremely mixed emotions about posting them online because I know there are people who will copy them and claim them and treat them as their own. But I want other family members to have an opportunity to see these pictures. Please contact me for permission to use any of these family pictures.
When taking photos from a memorial please document my full name as it appears here and the memorial number from which it was taken. Please let me know if you have a photo identical to any of mine, because that would mean we are probably related. I love to hear the stories behind the photos and make connections to new found relatives.
DO NOT POST ANY OF MY PHOTOS ONLINE ANYWHERE! That includes other FindaGrave memorials.
I have been interested in family history since the mid-1970's and interested in cemeteries since childhood when we often walked to Lewis Cem a small rural cemetery where we read the stones, told ghost stories and noted the tragedy of infant mortality.
Much research has been done on my Gerrish family since they were an early New England family arriving in Newbury MA in 1639. But much less is known of my mother's family so at this time I am more interested in learning about her Small, Holton, Ramsay, Ogle, and Light families, the first 2 in PA and the others in Canada, Scotland and Ireland.
Besides my own family I am deeply involved in research of the small rural cemeteries of Carrigan Twp, Marion Co, IL: Lewis, Harrison (where approximately 70% of the burials have some connection to my 3x-Great Grandfather, Henry Gerrish), Phelps and Wisher (listed here as Burton/Kissner/Wisher).
Any new information to add to the memorials I have created as well as infomation on my own lines is greatly appreciated.
Though my ratio of managed memorials to created memorials is high, I AM NOT a hoarder aka number person. Most of my memorials which I did not create came from the accounts of deceased or inactive contributors. If I have no connection whatever to a memorial that I manage I am always happy to find someone who would like to take it over. And I am just as happy to receive any and all that have a connection with my extended family.
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# 127865231
Thank You so much for posting a picture of James Silas Wright's gravestone. I kept checking back hoping it would appear some day and now it has. We all thank you for helping further genealogy pursuits for those who live so far away.

Added by debeejay on Nov 25, 2014 8:33 PM
Jan Dahlquist
RE: Nancy McHaney #100496956
thank you so much! Sure do wonder where her husband ended up!
Added by Jan Dahlquist on Nov 23, 2014 1:01 PM
Jan Dahlquist
Nancy McHaney
thank you so much- wish I could read what is on the marker but the stone is in bad shape per your photo. She was born in either 1815 or 1816, hoped the marker might give a year of birth or an age at death but if it does I can't read it. Burial of her husband James Word McHaney who died in 1894 is unknown- I suspect he is buried with her- any sign of his marker there?
Added by Jan Dahlquist on Nov 23, 2014 8:22 AM
John Glassford
Moses Gerrish at Newbury, MA
Okay, no problem.
I'll have it checked out.

Added by John Glassford on Nov 21, 2014 5:40 PM
John Glassford
Early Vital Records of Massachusetts From 1600 to 1850

Hi Jane,

Go to this link, then go into TOWNS then ESSEX then NEWBURY.

John G.
Added by John Glassford on Nov 21, 2014 4:14 AM
John Glassford
Newbury, MA - Moses Gerrish
Hi Jane,

These are two different Moses Gerrish persons.

# 67739988

Added by John Glassford on Nov 20, 2014 7:29 PM
RE: Daniel Henderson Green #20187477
Hello! Larry Rue is my uncle, and I have been in touch with him regarding the family research. :) I would like to find something else that shows the relationship between Daniel and Martha Eldora during the time of their marriage till his death.

I would be glad to view your memorials. Thank you very much!

Added by Lisa on Nov 11, 2014 4:57 PM
Daniel Henderson Green #20187477
Hello! I don't recall if I've contacted you before, but I was wondering if you are related to this Green family, and if so, if you might have any information on the marriage of Daniel H. Green to Martha E. Denton? I have their marriage date, but am curious about their life after their marriage. Daniel's obit makes no mention of a wife, which makes me curious.

Thanks so much!

Added by Lisa on Nov 11, 2014 2:52 PM
Todd Bolen
Drusilla Bolen
Thank you and Suz Lew for getting the Drusilla Bolen Find A Grave entry and pictures all straight for the generations to come.

Todd Bolen
Added by Todd Bolen on Oct 30, 2014 6:00 AM
Robert Jarrett
Hiram Sommerville
Thanks for the photos of my gg grandfather's grave
Added by Robert Jarrett on Sep 28, 2014 6:51 AM
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