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Patricia R Reed (#47257983)
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In October 2014, I completed a multi-year research project for the Tyringham, Mass. Historical Commission. The result was a set of six volumes, archived at the town historical room, with a complete photographic and inscription record of the town cemetery, a grave locator map, a documented genealogical sketch of each person interred in the cemetery (with or without gravestones), and a name index to facilitate understanding of their family connections. Additionally, a digital copy of the project and the source material is archived in the manuscript collections at the library of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass.

I'm currently serving a three-year term on the Council of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. I'm also working on a four-generation study of the William H. Johnson family. Johnson was an African-American man who was born in New York in the eighteenth century, probably into slavery. Nine of his descendants are buried in Tyringham Cemetery.

I've received many wonderful messages from people who have discovered their ancestors or reconnected with loved ones through the cemetery research project. I enjoy hearing from people with Tyringham connections, and unless otherwise requested, I pass those messages on to the members of the town historical commission to archive in their family genealogy files.
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Rebeckah Beebe Markham 68696891
Thanks so much a photo of Rebeckah's headstone. Very much appreciated!
Added by LindaC on Jul 22, 2015 9:39 AM
Janet F Cole
RE: Ann Callaghan Boyle
I will gladly accept the memorial transfer. Someone, somehow, rotated the photos correctly.

Many thanks to all,
Added by Janet F Cole on Apr 20, 2015 8:05 PM
Richard Jacobsen
RE: Shivelys
Sorry that the words on the stone were so worn that they were almost unreadable -- struggled just to find first names. But, also added photos for two other Shively graves -- Guy and Oliver.

Have a wonderful Easter.
Added by Richard Jacobsen on Apr 05, 2015 10:25 AM
Angie Robinson
Arthur R Brewster
please remove article - copyright issues
Added by Angie Robinson on Apr 02, 2015 2:30 PM
Juran Bartell
Josef Sterk Memorial 62743063 and family
Hello Patricia; I was wondering if you are related to Josef Sterk since you have so much information about him and his family. I am sending you another email to your private email address through G mail. I am related to his sister Anna Sterk's husband Peter Sterk who was my great grandmothers brother.
Regards; Lilly
Added by Juran Bartell on Feb 26, 2015 9:20 PM
Anna Johnson
Hello find a grave memorial 119933452 for Anna Johnson she is a family member of mine. If she wasn't I would do a transfer to you. I would love anything you have on her thank you. From Barbara aka Sam
Added by Pebbles on Feb 25, 2015 5:09 PM
Hans Friedrich
RE: Jennie Monroe
You are most certainly welcome!
Added by Hans Friedrich on Jan 11, 2015 6:49 PM
RE: Powels
You are welcome! Just an FYI that there's also an Amy Powel Peters that I'll upload today that may be of interest to you if you don't have her on your list. I'll work on the remaining Powels too, the tombstone (possibly two) have moss and are hard to read, so they will need some cleaning. Take care!
Added by JoyceH on Dec 15, 2014 8:46 AM
James Bianco
Otis Center Cemetery
You are very welcome, sorry about all the snow! I went to look for someone and ended up taking many photos, some of which were lacking on find a grave. I really need to get up there in summer. Jim
Added by James Bianco on Dec 09, 2014 11:08 AM
RE: seth kingsley
You are welcome. I don't know other info on him.
Added by DakotaRoseZ on Dec 01, 2014 10:25 AM
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