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New York Historian (#46594029)
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My family research started in 1980.

In August 2007, I founded the Angel Babies Memorial Project. The mission of this project is to discover and record the gravesites of infants and children who died in New York City and other states between 1798 - 1948 and link them genealogically to their families.
Every memorial serves as a tribute to a youngster who died much too soon. They all deserve to be remembered and honored, and given a sense of dignity and love in death that may have been denied to them in life. By doing so, they will not be forgotten.

"Preserving the past and present for the future"

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Potter’s Field, Hart Island Interment Project

Be sure to visit the online memorials and Newspaper article below:

Henritetta S. Duterte (1817 - 1903)
First Black Woman to operate a Mortuary (Funeral Home)(NEW)

Click here: Burial Vault found beneath Washington Square Park, NYC.

James Jackson (1771 - 1899)”
Headstone found at Washington Square Park “Old Potter Field

Millie Taylor Jefferson (1887 – 1894)
Household Servant to President Thomas Jefferson

James Cook (1758-1798)
First person documented on microfische at the New York City Municipal Archives.

Billy Three Claws (1878-1899)

Elizabeth Jennings (1830-1901)
"The Rosa Parks of Manhattan"

Annie Moore - Schayer (1850-1924)
Annie Moore was the first person processed through Ellis Island on January 1, 1892.

Second African Burial Ground
Partial interment list as of May 19, 2011

Windsor Hotel Fire Victims – March 1899

New York City Cemetery List

I am researching the following surnames: Murray, Cuddy, Purcell, Lyons, Hourihan, Crowley, Haley, Coons, Ginty & Twiggs families of New York, Boston, Mass., New Brunswick, Canada, County Mayo, Town of Ballina, County Kilkenny, County Kerry & County Limerick, Ireland.

For genealogy purposes.

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Bronx Cop
Giuseppe Sconza
I added photos.
Added by Bronx Cop on Oct 20, 2016 5:01 PM
Bronx Cop
Basil Ianni
I added a photo to this memorial. - Kevin
Added by Bronx Cop on Oct 10, 2016 12:34 PM
RE: Glanckopf
I am now travelling in Australia.
For which Glanckopf did I make this request?
Added by shazza on Oct 04, 2016 5:23 PM
Valerie Neal
Holy Cross Cemetery
James Malloy. I have located his plot location. Row: J | Plot: 169
Added by Valerie Neal on Sep 27, 2016 9:04 AM
Deborah Wessel
Anna "Mary Ann"Egan
I Had Request A Grave Photo Of Anna Egan # 143542217,So I Called The Cemetery To Find Out Where She Is Buried To You Can Take The Grave Photo.
Anna Is Located At Section:John,Row:A,Plot:18.

Thank You Debbie
Added by Deborah Wessel on Sep 20, 2016 10:12 AM
Clytie Somers
Guiseppe DeGregorio
Hi there I have added the section and plot for his grave site, in Holy Cross Cemetery, if you can revisit and get the photo for me. There are also two stillborns in the Lawrence family in Holy Cross, St Mark Row L Plot 9, Any other lawrences buried there. And a Joseph Lawrence in Calvary Cemetery sec 10 plot 363 graves 5-8 perhaps along with his grandparents Dennis and Helen Noonan. Any photos of these would be appreciated.
Added by Clytie Somers on Sep 03, 2016 10:01 AM
Bronx Cop
Crescenzo Boniello
I added a photo to this memorial.
Added by Bronx Cop on Aug 26, 2016 7:56 PM
I rang acacia and Joan will research...I am getting on plane for Australia....thank you
Added by shazza on Aug 22, 2016 12:53 PM
Rural Cemetery (Rockland Co)
Hi there,
I see you created the Rural Cemetery. But not knowing where it might be located too.
Ive managed to find two references to a "Nyack Rural Cemetery". Though not sure exactly where it might be located, Id suggest adding "Nyack" to the address.

might want to include in the description.
"Rural Hill Cemetery of Nyack"
"Nyack Rural Cemetery"

Just a thought, thanks.
Added by R.C. on Aug 15, 2016 1:58 AM
Nicola Dell'Aglio
Thank you so much for taking the time to photograph the burial place of Nicola Dell'Aglio (especially in this heat!!). I appreciate you indicating the grave location in the absence of a stone. Thanks for your help!
Added by kal239 on Aug 14, 2016 7:09 AM
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