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Chip5610 (#46997557)
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Bio Photo I am a member and Director of Plymouth County Genealogists, Inc. (PCGI), and currently President of the Friends of Middleborough Cemeteries, Inc. (FoMC). I have researched my Family History and now really enjoy contributing to the knowledge of all people of the past. My non-family memorials focus on my town of Bridgewater, MA and the neighboring areas.

POSTERITY: I publish photos and create memorials here for the benefit of present and future generations. If you want to publish my gravestone photos on any website that you contribute to (except FindaGrave, according to FAQ#142), include in the photo caption "used with the written permission of Chip5610 (#46997557) at FindaGrave" and keep a screen-print of this page for your records. Copyright laws require you to obtain permission to use a photograph, and conditionally - based on your integrity - you have it! Understand that merely attributing credit does not comply with the law.

Building a cemetery index: I invest a lot of time developing and maintaining the cemetery page listings for Southeastern Massachusetts (maps for Plymouth and Bristol and Norfolk counties) and several other counties in the state. I add new cemeteries and I remove "incorrect" cemeteries. I improve existing cemetery pages by adding cemetery photos and the GPS coordinates. To each cemetery description, I add the GR identifiers from the MA Vital Records books and the MACRIS identifier to each Massachusetts cemetery description. MACRIS identifiers are an important first step in protecting a Massachusetts cemetery. Knowing where a cemetery is located is the first step in preserving the cemetery and finding a grave.

Assistance: The structure of the site engenders collaboration. The "Suggest a Correction (SAC)" feature is great, so use it liberally! My e-mail was set-up specifically for FindaGrave matters, so feel free to send as many SACs as you want. This is a great hobby, and I will work with anyone, happily! My only request: Say 'Thank You'!
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ofgraveyardsandthings
Tomson Cemetery
Thank you for your great photos!
Added by ofgraveyardsandthings on May 20, 2015 12:21 PM
Ken Saccocia
Jacob Thomson
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Good catch, thanks Chip. Will be leaving for your area in a few days after a good winter in SC. Hope the stripers are hungry.
Added by Ken Saccocia on May 18, 2015 4:54 AM
Bob
George Holmes
Hi Chip5610,
Great photo-I may use your technique for identifying the requester of the photo. Might assist others in identifying potential relatives.
Thanks again,
Bob
Added by Bob on May 17, 2015 10:36 PM
John Russell Pierson
Caroline Hayward
Thanks for the pic!
Added by John Russell Pierson on May 14, 2015 11:10 AM
Shneor
Thanks
Thank you, Chip5610!
Added by Shneor on May 13, 2015 5:54 PM
Andrew HEDRICK
Thanks
Thank you so much for doing this. This will make my mother-in-law and her mother very happy. Thank you again.
Added by Andrew HEDRICK on May 12, 2015 5:47 AM
wayneslyhouse
Harry Maxwell & Family
Chip,

Sorry it's taken me so long to get back with you, but I've been away for almost three weeks. I do want to thank you for your efforts on my behalf in uploading the photos for Harry's, Harold's and, his wife, Anna's gravestone photos.

Wayne
Added by wayneslyhouse on May 11, 2015 7:49 AM
Anonymous
jim richmond
thank you for your time to get stone
Added by Anonymous on May 08, 2015 12:31 PM
ofgraveyardsandthings
Turner gravestones
Thanks so much!
Added by ofgraveyardsandthings on May 08, 2015 12:10 PM
Sherry Ross
Hayward transfers and photos
It feels like Christmas! Thank you so much for the lovely headstone photos and memorial transfers.
Added by Sherry Ross on May 07, 2015 7:50 PM
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