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Scott Connor Barnard (#47118264)
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Bio Photo I was born into an old New England family and raised in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. As a youth I didn't know (or care) much about my family history. Now I have been bitten by the genealogical bug, or maybe it was a shark, and it's incurable.

“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” Pericles

I dedicate my efforts to those who have been forgotten

I live in Forest City, North Carolina, an 11th generation American and member of the Sons of the American Revolution

Look for my memorialized individuals at Ancestry.Com, "One American Family" tree

Much credit and honor must be given to those who compiled much of the information I've added for the New Hampshire cemeteries. They are Anita Downing for her Pine Grove Cemetery transcription; Beverly MacIntosh for her transcriptions of Woodstock cemeteries and much more; Barbara Avery for her Woodstock Town Records; Lester & Rita (Hammond) Mitchell and The Campton Historical Society for their copy of Campton Cemetery internments and Jane Westfall for her copy of the inventory of internments at The Homeland Cemetery in Bristol. Special acknowledgement and thanks goes to R. W. Musgrove and his "History of Bristol, New Hampshire" for much confirming evidence for those buried in the Homeland Cemetery.

Much heartfelt thanks to all of those who have added to my knowledge of my family history.

Many many years ago when I was twenty three,
I got married to a widow who was pretty as could be.
This widow had a grown-up daughter
Who had hair of red.
My father fell in love with her,
And soon the two were wed.

This made my dad my son-in-law
And changed my very life.
My daughter was my mother,
For she was my father's wife.
To complicate the matters worse,
Although it brought me joy,
I soon became the father
Of a bouncing baby boy.

My little baby then became
A brother-in-law to dad.
And so became my uncle,
Though it made me very sad.
For if he was my uncle,
Then that also made him brother
To the widow's grown-up daughter
Who, of course, was my step-mother.

Father's wife then had a son,
Who kept them on the run.
And he became my grandson,
For he was my daughter's son.
My wife is now my mother's mother
And it makes me blue,
Because, although she is my wife,
She is my grandma too.

If my wife is my grandmother,
Then I am her grandchild.
And every time I think of it,
It simply drives me wild.
For now I have become
The strangest case you ever saw.
As the husband of my grandmother,
I am my own grandpa!!
borrowed from N.L. Craig

A million times we'll need you,
a million times we'll cry.
If love alone could have saved you,
you never would have died.
In life we loved you dearly,
in death we love you still.
In our hearts you hold a place,
no one else will ever fill.
It broke our hearts to lose you,
but you didn't go alone.
Part of us went with you,
the day God called you home.

from the memorial to Anthony Thomas Pellicci, 1929-2009

How soon fades
the tender flower
....from the marker of Ruby Lee, 1917-18

Oh, for the touch of the
banished hand
A sound of the voice that
is stilled.
from L.M. Capps' marker

Dear Ancestor,
Your tombstone stands among the rest, neglected and alone,
The name, the date, are chiseled out in weather-beaten stone.
It reaches out for all to see, it is too late to mourn,
You did not know I would exist, you died and I was born.
Yet each of us are part of you, in flesh, in blood, in bone,
And in my breast there beats a pulse entirely not my own.
~ Author Unknown

Gone, but not forgotten
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Joe Frerich
Cephas Cone
Thanks so much for providing the link to his parents! I had a suspicion but was hesitant to request a link without any proof to confirm. I'm grateful we have experts on some of these early families helping with Find A Grave. Much appreciation for your efforts!
Added by Joe Frerich on Nov 23, 2015 8:10 PM
Bob Brien
RE: Ernest Roy Chandler buried at Blair Cemetery in Campton NH
Hi Scott,
Thank you for pointing my duplicate memorial for Ernest Roy Chandler. I was about to delete my memorial when I noticed a discrepancy on your memorial. You show Ernest being born on June 10, 1878. According to his gravestone he was born on April 19, 1878. You also posted that he died at age 2 months. This would agree with the gravestone. Which birth is correct?
Thank you.
Bob Brien
Added by Bob Brien on Nov 08, 2015 5:23 AM
Arthur Lyman Mitchell
error on Grace mitchell gray
Grace was my aunt. married to Morris gray in bristol nh. Homeland Cemetery, Bristol NH.----Thanks thought you would like to know.
Added by Arthur Lyman Mitchell on Nov 02, 2015 1:11 PM
RE: Timothy Glovier
The new gravestone photo on Timothy Glovier's memorial states that he was 80 years old when he died.
Thank you
Added by Catherine on Oct 08, 2015 10:28 AM
Bill and April
Homeland edits
Thank you, Scott!
Added by Bill and April on Sep 25, 2015 1:26 PM
Memorial# 58557072
I was looking at another picture of this tombstone, it was taken from another angle and the death date is 1909.
Added by Mary on Sep 21, 2015 9:02 PM
location of cemetery

I was wondering what is the address of the Hanson cemetery? Google Maps shows me three Hanson cemeteries.

Linda Blake Hurtubise
Added by lhurtubise on Sep 05, 2015 12:59 PM
Bill and April
Homeland Cemetery edits
Scott, thank you so much for working through all the edits that resulted from April's and my visit to Homeland on Wednesday. All the best! Bill
Added by Bill and April on Sep 05, 2015 6:58 AM
Donna {Jarvis} Zimmer
Blair Cemetery Campton NH
Hi Scott
I was just wondering if you knew where I could get a map with the plot sites and names on it ?
Do you know if there is one available ?
Looked for your Susannah Whidden today, walked all over and couldn't find her, but probably only because I didn't know where I was looking (only at lots of old stones ,lol).
Best regards,
Donna Zimmer
Added by Donna {Jarvis} Zimmer on Aug 18, 2015 11:21 AM
Cynthia R Perry
Thank You



Thank You for all your hard work. I truly enjoyed the poetry!


Cynthia R Perry
Added by Cynthia R Perry on Jul 18, 2015 7:40 AM
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