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CapnKen (#47729617)
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Bio Photo I'm a longtime local resident and Rindge (NH) Historical Society member and volunteer, past president and current BOD. Volunteer research assistant in local history matters and genealogy at RHS museum. A Civil War buff, and a fairly decent knowledge of local cemeteries from knowing lots of people in them.

I've had a life long interest in history. I became a member of my home town historical society when I was 11. I was one of those kids that wrote essays for entry in those D.A.R. contests to win that $25.00 savings bond,won a few as well.

Cemetery trips started way back then too. Visiting the local cemeteries with relatives to find grandparents, great grandparents was an annual event. This led to trips all over New England with extended family for reunions and more cemetery trips and visits to a lot of dusty archives and libraries. This was all before the internet. How things have changed.

My goal here is to plug away as I can with my own family and work away at the local cemeteries I know best, they are loaded with Rev. War vets and Civil War vets that have not been remembered here yet. And to help out others as I can with photos or information about their projects.

Ken

BTW, feel free to use my photographs and don't hesitate to contact me about a memorial I've created, with additional info or whatever!
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MAM
Mary Martin Jones
Hi again,
I have been checking on my sources for information for Asa Jones and his wife, Mary Martin. I have a photocopy of the Genealogy of the Family of Asa and Mary M. Jones of Rindge,N.H. pub. 1881. It states that George Martin and Eunice Burnham were the parents of Mary Martin who was born at Lunenburg, July 25, 1762. Can you tell me what your source is for the conflicting information?
Thank you,
Mary Ann
Added by MAM on Jul 25, 2014 4:23 PM
MAM
Asa Jones
Thank you for your work on Rindge. I am a descendant of Asa Jones. Can you connect him to the memorial for Joseph Jones Sr. 39605107 and Mrs. Mary Carter Jones 39605525?
Thank you.
Mary Ann
Added by MAM on Jul 25, 2014 3:41 PM
David Jenkins
Robert Converse (2)
Greetings:

There are two Robert Converses buried in Southern New Hampshire: 1. Robert - Find A Grave #22339747, Meeting House Cemetery, Marlborough, NH, Cheshire Cty.

2. Robert - Find A Grave #31096379, Amherst Town Hall Burying Ground, Amherst, NH, Hillsborough Cty.

The memorials identify them both as being Revolutionary War Veterans. Do you know any details of their war service as well as anything of their antecedents?

Thanks very much. Dave Jenkins
Added by David Jenkins on Sep 10, 2013 9:13 AM
Rita Jean Arnold
William Henry Arnold, Jr.
Thank you for the token you left for my great-grandfather who had fought in the Civil War. That was so kind of you.
Added by Rita Jean Arnold on Jun 21, 2013 6:25 PM
Ben Zuber Swanson, Jr., DDS, MPhil
Dr Stephen Jewett - Find A Grave Memorial# 88657647
Dear Bill

I have just sponsored the memorial on Find A Grave for:

Dr Stephen Jewett - Find A Grave Memorial# 88657647

I sponsor all the memorials that I am researching

Would you consider transferring this to me and I will add more information and an image or two to your already excellent research.

As you probably know, your name would remain on the memorial as the one who created it.

I am a medical & dental historian and retired director of the National Museum of Dentistry (see my bio and some of the physicians and dentists I am working on.)

I am just researching practitioners that I have artifacts from.

If you are not comfortable with a transfer - I can put the images up and send you the information to add.

Thank you for considering a transfer

Ben

Ben Z. Swanson, Jr., DDS, MPhil (#47273947)
member for 2 years, 6 months, 7 days
Added by Ben Zuber Swanson, Jr., D... on Oct 25, 2012 6:30 PM
Deanna Bolen
RE: Elizabeth Carlton
I understand and do thank you again. I do a close up of the grave for the my family trees to help clarify errors for others without the benefit of photos.
The warmth of communicating can be lost on the page. You do very well on that and you are so kind to take time to answer. That is so nice!
Added by Deanna Bolen on Aug 31, 2012 8:05 AM
Deanna Bolen
Carlton photos
The photos are great. Thanks so much for the time you gave for this event. It is clear to read.

Deanna Bolen
Added by Deanna Bolen on Aug 29, 2012 10:34 PM
ckg
RE: James B. Perry
No problem at all. I took pictures of all the grave stones on this family plot and uploaded them to their respective memorials. 6 in total, one being James Alfred Perry (maybe his father?)who was buried at sea and fought in the Spanish-American War.
Added by ckg on Jun 11, 2012 4:05 PM
ckg
47924273 Perry
Please ignore my message/problem I made in error on this memorial. It was meant for a different person. I am going out today to take the photo. Thanks!
Added by ckg on Jun 11, 2012 8:47 AM
J.G. WHIPPLE
BLAKES
Ken,
Thank you very much for the great information on the Blakes. I also appreciate you giving your time to take the Headstone & Memorial Stone Photos for Elizabeth Blake and Bela Blake.

John


Added by J.G. WHIPPLE on Jun 07, 2012 4:26 PM
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