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DC (#47444349)
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Bio Photo I am a photo Volunteer here for the "Find A Grave" web site.

My family and I are currently working on our own Family Genealogy and building a Family Tree of my ancestors who lived back in the New England states of northeastern America. My paternal surnames are Carter (Chartier), McCarthy, Pelkey (Pellitier), Kennerson, Lamoureux, Coulong, McGinley and Elliot; and my material surnames are Briggs, Burgess, Baker and Burditt, Haskins, Weir, Pitts and Washburn.

I first started this process back in the early 1980s before the Internet was available and instead of sitting behind my computer I made several trips back to the Vital Records offices in Montpelier and Burlington Vermont and to the family Genealogy Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Recently at the request of my niece, I have decided to pick back up my work and finish what was started. During this recent research process, I found not only free Vital Records online but also this "Find A Grave" web site that linked together Cemeteries and burial sites with headstone inscriptions and photos.

Finding the headstones and my ancestor's burial site information was important to me and finishing my research, but living in Northern California 3,000 miles away from any of these New England Cemeteries made it difficult for me to do myself so I've had to ask for "photo requests" for several headstone photos to be taken back in Vermont, New York, New Hampshire and Connecticut.

I was immediately humbled by the selfless acts of generosity of the photo Volunteers, so much so, that it inspired me to want to give back myself.

In return for the gracious gifts of the many other "Find A Grave" Volunteers who have filled (and are filling) my many photo requests, I too am happy to now help others who are also searching for their family, and I'm willing to make the trip out into the Cemeteries that are located here in the Solano County area of Northern California and take photos of headstones and document the inscriptions.

Once my Family Tree is completed, I'm planning on devoting much more time as a photo Volunteer here on this web site.

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Thomas Mone
John Osgood
Improved photos posted today. Conditions better!
Added by Thomas Mone on Apr 22, 2016 3:05 PM
Alice & Don Bauer
Albert Chase
I just transferred Albert to you. Good Luck
Alice & Don Bauer
Added by Alice & Don Bauer on Mar 02, 2016 4:57 PM
Lynn J. Gauthier
Raymond McCarthy
DC,

Just transferred his memorial over to your care

Best regards
Lynn

Added by Lynn J. Gauthier on Jan 02, 2016 6:17 PM
Corey Kennedy
J. Hayden & Marion Kennedy
Thank you for posting the newspaper article!
Added by Corey Kennedy on Dec 25, 2015 4:50 AM
Michel Lamoureux
Memorial# 155612766
Hi, the only Chamberland girl born the François and Marie-Thérèse Fonteneau in or around 1809 is Josephte Chamberland, June 1st, 1809 in L'Acadie. I have no idea where the "Pilo" comes from in her marriage record with Antoine Chartier. I can send file.
Added by Michel Lamoureux on Dec 08, 2015 5:45 AM
pe986
Helen Seavers Kelleher
Would you mind removing the "Kelleher" gravestone photo from Helen's memorial (#74640308). I have been informed that she is not buried at that location with, but in the "Seavers" crypts.
Thank you for all your work with Find A Grave.
Patricia
Added by pe986 on Nov 22, 2015 10:30 PM
Lisa Christensen Petersen
RE: Kingsley
You're welcome! I was happy to help.
Added by Lisa Christensen Petersen on Oct 19, 2015 7:54 PM
Pamela Tash
Family of Lewis Antoine Carter
I have found this information in doing research for my aunt Frances Veronica (Manney) Jaillet. It may be of interest in your family research. Edward L. Manney (Memorial # 125510535) is Frances' half-brother. Edward is also a grandson of Lewis Antoine Carter/Chartier and Fanny Nesbitt. Clara Carter(Edward's mother) was their daughter, born September 1893, probably in Chittendon, VT. Edward's father's name was Ervin Alfred Manney b Nov 9, 1891 Middlebury, VT d Sep 21, 1987 Orlando, FL. Memorial # 129496143

Link to Edward L. Manney Obituary
http://poststar.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/edward-l-manney/article_7e20817f-9a36-5ee6-aa31-ea2a9eb6b0bd.html

Pamela Tash

Added by Pamela Tash on Jul 30, 2015 1:03 PM
Lynn J. Gauthier
Mary Jane Burgess
Hello,

I have extracted additional information from her obituary & added it to her memorial page per Find A Grave guidelines - omitting names of living persons, etc

Best regards
Lynn
Added by Lynn J. Gauthier on Jul 07, 2015 1:50 AM
BBonner
John Alfred Hill wrong info
I found out how to make the changes. I am grateful that you entered this information on my Grandfather but don't want others after I am gone to look in the wrong place for his birth like I did since 1980's
Thanks for your dedication to this site. We appreciate it.
Added by BBonner on Mar 05, 2015 4:14 PM
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