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|Star Rhodes (#46878998)|
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Ever since I can remember, I have had a fascination with cemeteries. There was one right down the street from our school, we used to walk through it often, It was so peaceful and the monuments were so beautiful. My father Calvin Russell Swallow is buried there now. My sister Mel and I have gone back to Massachusetts and other New England States and explored the cemeteries looking for ancestors. Genealogy and searching cemeteries for family has been a treasured time with my sister. What a gift it is to have a sister to share your interests with.|
I am hoping to make connections with distant cousins and share pictures and stories. I have posted many branches to our tree to do this.
I AM VERY LIBERAL WITH TRANSFERING MEMORIALS. MY PHOTOGRAPHS ARE FOR EVERYONE (COPY THEM AT YOUR PLEASURE) AND I FEEL NO SENSE OF OWNERSHIP OVER MEMORIALS THAT ARE NOT MY FAMILY. I LOVE DOCUMENTING GRAVES. I AM SOMEWHAT OFFENDED BY THOSE WHO DO NOT SHARE THAT SENSE OF GIVING. WE GET NO POINTS IN HEAVEN BY HOW MANY MEMORIALS WE CONTRIBUTED TO FINDAGRAVE. THERE ARE MANY FINE CONTRIBUTORS TO FIND A GRAVE AND A FEW THAT NEED TO GET OVER THEMSELVES. Remember...."God Loves a Cheerful Giver"!!
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A POEM FROM ALL OF US AVID GENEALOGIST'S!!
Your tombstone stands among the rest; neglected and alone. The name and dates are chiseled out on polished, marble stone. It reaches out to all who care; it is to late to mourn. You did not know that I exist; you died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you in flesh, in blood, in bone. Our blood contracts and beats a pulse not entirely on our own. Dear Ancestor, the place you filled one hundred years ago. Spreads out among the ones you left who would have loved you so.
I wonder as you lived and loved, I wonder if you knew that someday I would find this spot, and come to visit you. - Walter Butler Palmer 1906
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|Stan Arnold||Many thanks...|
for the transfer, Star, and for the many excellent photos you have taken over the years.--Stan
Thank you for such a heart-felt bio, and generous transfer and photo policies.
|Pat Van Den Berghe||Joseph Lafrenier Immaculation Cemetery|
Hi, he is a relative, he is a grandson of gilbert and monica sullivan Beland
|Lorraine Whitton (Cormier)||Elizabeth Roy LeBlanc|
I'm completing the Roy family Tree, and do you have any ideas where Elizabeth's husband (Maxime Leblanc) might be buried and date?
|Pat Van Den Berghe||Joseph Lafrenier Immaculate Conception|
Find A Grave 58371759 he is buried in the John Covey lot. Are you related? Do you know why or a relationship to the Covey's?
Pat Van Den Berghe
|connie d||William A. Rhodes|
Please contact me regarding William A. Rhodes.
Added by connie d on Jul 01, 2017 11:54 AM
|M. R. Clark||RE: Elizabeth Choate|
Yes it does. Very interesting! You never know all of the angles of genealogy.
|M. R. Clark||RE: Elizabeth Choate|
I found my initial info in the Brewster Genealogy book. It lists her parents as Samuel and Mary and her marriage date as 1726, which is what the Find A Grave says. The Find A Grave which I have cited shows her birth date as 1706 and her death date as 11/28/1774, which would make her 67 years old.
The info you have shows this Elizabeth Choate's parents as M. Ebenezer and Elizabeth. Her death date is listed as 6/25/1774 in the 30 something (36?) year of her age.
Her husband, Dr. Pelatiah Fitch, is my husband's 1st cousin 8x removed.
I hope this info helps.
|bluesma36||MARY (JACKSON) TRUESDELL|
Hello Star, I have just come across your Find A Grave # 7104420 for Samuel Truesdell 1645-1695. A note says his wife, Mary Jackson was one of the daughters of John Jackson original settler of Newton. Do you know where this information was found? I am trying to confirm her lineage and so far have not found much available on line for the Jackson girls/women. I grew up in Newton and spent some time volunteering at the homestead, back in the 1950's. So this find has greatly perked my interest. Thank you.
|MarstonSwain||Edmond & Mary Folsom Blair|
I have just established a family connection to ME Folsom Blair & sent edits for the full dates of this couples' births/deaths. If you would be willing to transfer them to my Find A Grave account I would be honored. I appreciate your philosophy re: "ownership" of graves. The person who posted my parents graves won't relinquish them which saddens and annoys me. Blessings on you for your sense of fairness.
janice jassmond, exeter, nh
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