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JP Rayder (#47325025)
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Bio Photo My ancestors were from Ireland and England
-from Co.Clare,Co.Kildare,
Co.Mayo,Co.Tyrone,and Dublin.
also from Liverpool England,and
Middletown NJ, Philadelphia Pa.

Surnames of interest include: Marrs, Tierney,Fagan, Grant,Lovely,Liddy (Leddy),McLaughlin,Slevin, Stanley,Keane

I work hard to get my information as accurate as possible and am thankful when other contributors do the same. I generally don't enter information such as inscriptions that are easily readable from the picture (why by redundant?), but I'm happy to make any corrections needed. Just please use the "Edit" tab on the memorial. It's easier to manage the emails that way. Thanks!

Photo's: Please feel free to make copies of the photo's that I have taken and posted here. I do ask that if you post them to other websites please give me credit for taking them as a courtesy.

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janet chambers worley
Thanks so much.It seems I have hit the jackpot.There are many Hirns at St John's.
Added by janet chambers worley on Jul 28, 2014 7:08 PM
janet chambers worley
Just left St Johns a voicemail for burial locations.Will you be able to ascertain if others are resting there/

Added by janet chambers worley on Jul 28, 2014 3:05 PM
janet chambers worley
George and Margaretha Hirn St Johns cemetary
thank you for responding. I don't know that I can get grave locations. the cemetery doesn't permit outside photographers. I see that there are over 200 requests open on Find A Grave for this cemetery. any suggestions/ They want a ridiculous amount of money for a grave location.
Added by janet chambers worley on Jul 28, 2014 2:48 PM
Bill Dodge
Edward & Catherine Douglass
Thanks so much for the photo of the stone for Catherine and Edward Douglass. I really appreciate your efforts. Bill Dodge
Added by Bill Dodge on Jul 28, 2014 9:29 AM
Anny Euin
Hi JP,

Thanks for the quick response, great picture!!! I like that I can see where it is in reference to the surroundings.

Added by Brooklyn on Jul 27, 2014 1:20 PM
lorraine wheelan
Emma Beldy
I have found out from Evergreen Cemetery that the plot for Emma Beldy is "Oceanview, Sect. 172). Hopefully this will help in photographing her gravesite. Thanks.
Added by lorraine wheelan on Jul 25, 2014 9:49 AM
Cindy Anderson
RE: Domenica Clemente Costa
Did you see dates for her? And was there a relationship stated between her and the two men she was buried with?
I appreciate any help you can give me!
Cindy Anderson
Added by Cindy Anderson on Jul 24, 2014 3:26 PM
Hi, you added a grave photo for my memorial for Philip H Lynch at Calvary. Can you also add this photo to Sarah Bough:
She is also buried in the grave but her name is not transcribed on the marker either.

Added by TLH on Jul 23, 2014 11:53 AM
RE: Holy Cross Cemetery
Sorry for second message...just looked up Mary Quilty on Italian Gen. I'm guessing by her 63 years at time of death that she was James' mother. Thanks.
Added by Lesliemc on Jul 22, 2014 12:23 PM
Henley Historian
RE: Calvary Cemetery
Dear JP;
You probably don't remember the very good deed you did for me in 2011, photographing the grave where my McNevin ancestors are buried at Calvary Cemetery. I don't know how I missed your last note with your WTC photo, but here I am again to thank you again, with a little story.

Last April, no, make that April 2013, we had to attend a family wedding in New Hampshire, so of course we went to NH via NYC and Calvary Cemetery. Your photos did it justice, but I have to say that actually being there was vastly superior. It was not easy to locate the exact spot, and we eventually found a cemetery employee who paced it off for me. I stood there for the longest time, looking out at the Manhattan sights and reflecting on all that had taken place over on that skyline since they arrived in the Port of New York in December, 1856 and all too soon were laid to rest in Calvary in 1858. I am so glad I could be there. It was really moving to be there, with tiny little purple flowers blooming in the grass and looking across at the city.

Thanks to your photos, I knew I was in exactly the right spot. And your WTC photo is really great, took my breath away. I hope to return to NYC again and see the WTC site.

Thank you again,
Pat Thomas
Added by Henley Historian on Jul 21, 2014 12:52 AM
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