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Donna B (#46825440)
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My husband and I recently relocated to Massachusetts, the origins of his ancestry. I am thrilled with the old cemeteries and can't wait to wander through them taking pictures.

When we moved to Hackettstown in 2005, where my husband and I restored a wonderful old Victorian home, my interest in genealogy kicked into overdrive. I started researching the history of my home and it has exploded into researching all the ancestral families of Hackettstown, and that meant a lot of trips to the Union and Old Presbyterian cemeteries in town. As a result, I've overcome my fear of cemeteries and have found them to be a fascinating, serene place.

I was the President of the Hackettstown Historical Society and Museum, and our website features pictures of many of those headstones as well as information on these long-ago citizens.

And.... if anyone has a picture of a Hackettstonian ancestor they'd like to contribute to the Society's cause, they'd love to have a copy!!

Of course, I'm also researching mine and my husband's families. I can trace my roots to William Huffington in Virginia, and my husband likes to boast that he's a pilgrim, descended from Richard Warren of the Mayflower. Of course, the branches of his tree are far and wide, with direct decendancy from Deacon Samuel Chapin and other early Massachusetts/Maine families with names like Elwell, Eddy, Coburn, Tucker, Lane, Riggs and more.

We're still trying to find the first of his Brock family here in America. The first relative we can find is John Brock (abt 1714-1780) of Gloucester, so any and all help is appreciated.
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Barbara Harackiewicz
Henry K. Hooper
Are you sure he was born in Maynard? According to birth records he was born in Sudbury, MA.
Added by Barbara Harackiewicz on Mar 23, 2014 6:01 AM
Melinda Hunt Brandon
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Thanks for all you do on FindAGrave. Would you be so kind as to transfer Marial Dimmick to me. He is my 3x grandpa. Thanks
Find A Grave#47554002
Added by Melinda Hunt Brandon on Feb 01, 2014 1:41 PM
Bette Hartman
Mary Pierce Upham
Hi Donna:

I looked at this memorial today, and the photo you added was not showing, just a blank space. Could you please enter it again.

Mary Pierce Upham
#101043547

Thanks
Bette Hartman
Added by Bette Hartman on Jan 14, 2014 2:06 PM
Bette Hartman
Mary Pierce Upham
Added by Bette Hartman on Jan 14, 2014 2:04 PM
Kim Elder
RE: Joseph Cutter
Yes, that would be great. :)

Thank you very much

Kim
Added by Kim Elder on Dec 30, 2013 7:44 AM
Kim Elder
Joseph Cutter
One more thing, Joseph was born on May 17, 1799 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.

Kim
Added by Kim Elder on Dec 26, 2013 8:29 PM
Kim Elder
Joseph Cutter
Hi Donna,

I was looking up Joseph Cutter, who is my 4th Great Grandfather and I noticed you have Sarah D. Cutter as his wife. Joseph's wife was Lucy Stone Richardson Cutter who would have been my 4th Great Grandmother, their son, Dexter Josiah Cutter was my 3rd Great Grandfather. I think Sarah was Joseph Cutter's son, Dexter's Brother, Joseph Dana Cutter's wife.

I thought I would let you know.

Kim
Added by Kim Elder on Dec 26, 2013 8:26 PM
Cafi Cohen
Abigail Warren
Thanks so much for photo of headstone.

Cafi in California
Added by Cafi Cohen on Sep 09, 2013 4:58 PM
LadyGoshen
Sophia Belknap
thank you so much for finding this headstone and photographing it!!
Added by LadyGoshen on Sep 08, 2013 8:02 PM
m hendriksen
Richard Kunz
I put the new photo of your loved one on the site for "Richard Kunz" and not the "Alfred Richard" site, since I see one there. Did you want another ?
Added by m hendriksen on Sep 02, 2013 12:16 PM
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