Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
db (#47321789)
 member for 6 years, 10 months, 13 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo Many of my memorials are for family or for shirt-tail relations − that is, relatives of relatives, and their relatives. Some are for people who interest me because they crossed paths with other people who interest me. Some are for people I know nothing about and have no apparent connection with. I found their names in cemetery records, or took photos of their gravestones while looking for other gravestones.

Genealogy has been a hobby since I was a kid, long before the Internet revolutionized it. I'm thankful to people in the pre-digital past who recorded gravestones that may long since have vanished or become unreadable. I have no doubt that Find A Grave will outlast many of the monuments it documents and outlive every one of its current contributors. Virtual flowers left on a Find A Grave memorial will not wilt or be swept away by groundskeepers.

Thanks to the work of everyone who has helped build Find A Grave − developers and members with contributions large and small − I have been able to locate graves I might never have found otherwise and see cemeteries I may never visit in person. I am in awe of members whose tallies soar into the thousands and beyond. I'm very grateful to those people who walk cemeteries, cataloging every headstone, and who spend long hours transcribing and uploading cemetery records.

If you request a transfer or if you have specific information you want corrected or added, please use the "suggest a correction" feature under "edit." Like everything on this site, it's very easy to use, and it certainly makes responding to it easier.

I will transfer within guidelines, of course. Outside of guidelines, feel free to ask. I may say yes, I may say no, or I may say not yet. "You can't take it with you" applies even to Find A Grave.

Thank you, Cousin Leona, for getting me hooked!

Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 813 Memorials Added
 • 842 Memorials Managed
 • 2 Memorials/Week
 • 188 Photos
 • 2 Photo Requests
 • 6 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 5,478 Virtual Flowers
 • 1 Virtual Cemetery
 • 39 Sponsorships
 • 4 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
transferred away (50)
Find A Grave Friends
Leona Matteo, Neal Fenton, Todd James Dean, TTB
Messages left for db (35)[Leave Message]
Roseann Maybie
william simmons 1672-1765
your missing WILLIAM SIMMONS SON OF WILLIAM SIMMONS BORN 1699- 1774 MARRIED TO MARY PEARCE .I am direct bloodline of them and have records showing from RI that they had a son William Simmons
Added by Roseann Maybie on Jan 19, 2017 10:40 AM
Deyo Family Association (DFA)
DOD and Grave DOD year don't match.
Added by Deyo Family Association (... on Aug 07, 2016 2:09 PM
Edward Lind Morse gravestone photo
May I have your permission to download the photo of the gravestone of Edward Lind Morse (Memorial# 58678452)?
I would like to upload it into my Ancestry family tree.
Thank you for your consideration.
-Ro Fleury
Added by MissKitty on Jun 27, 2015 2:58 PM
Francis Donovan
Find A Grave Memorial# 58678323
Alida Livingston Breese Morse is the daughter of Senator Sidney Breese of Illinois
Finda a Grave Memorial #7170034

Reference: Obituary New York Times 30 Jun 1927
MORSE - Alida Livingston Breese Morse
"She was the daughter of United States Senator Breese of Illinois"
Added by Francis Donovan on Mar 04, 2015 11:29 AM
Francis Donovan
Memorial# 58678323
Alida Livingston Breese Morse was born on 24 July 1853 in Carlyle, IL She died on 29 Jun 1927 in Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

Reference: New York Times 30 Jun 1927

Mrs. Alida Livingston Breese Morse, widow of the grandson of the inventor of the telegraph, died yesterday morning in Caledonia Hospital in Brooklyn at age 73. She was the daughter of United States senator Breese from Illinois
Added by Francis Donovan on Mar 04, 2015 10:04 AM
Francis Donovan
Find A Grave Memorial# 58678873
Samuel Finley Breese Morse was born in Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, CT.
Added by Francis Donovan on Mar 04, 2015 9:59 AM
Francis Donovan
Manette Antil Lansing
Manette was born in Utica, Oneida County, NY
She died in Saybrook, Middlesex County, CT

Reference: New York Times 6 Nov 1888 page 5
MORSE - At Saybrook, Conn Monday Nov 5, 1888 Manette Antil Lansing, widow of Charles W. Morse. Interment in Greenwood. Utica and Oswego (NY) papers please copy.
Added by Francis Donovan on Mar 04, 2015 9:55 AM
Francis Donovan
Clara Croxson Morse
You have the incorrect dates and grave marker for Clara Croxson Morse. All of youe information and your grave marker photo are for Edward Lind's second daughter by his first marriage to Charlotte Dunning Wood.

Clara Croxson Morse was born circa 1878 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co, NY She married Edward Lind Morse on 16 Oct 1899 in New York, NY

I do not have her date of death or burial location.

Reference: New York Times 17 October 1899 page 7

Morse - Lounsbery Edward Lind Morse of Washington D.C. and Mrs. Clara Croxson Lounsbery of Bedford NY were married at 11 o'clock yesterday morning in the Church of the Ascension, Tenth Street and Fifth Avenue

Added by Francis Donovan on Mar 04, 2015 9:49 AM
Francis Donovan
Liela Livingston Morse
Liela was born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co, NY
She died in Georgetown, Williamstown Co, TX
Source: Social Security record 129-14-9399
Added by Francis Donovan on Mar 04, 2015 9:25 AM
Francis Donovan
Catherine Augusta (Crabbe) Morse
Kate died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co , NY

Reference: New York times 25 Jan 1880 page 7

Morse - At Poughkeepsie, on Saturday, Jan 24, after a brief illness, Catherine Augusta, daughter of the late John Crabbe of Havana, Cuba and wife of William G. Morse.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral on Monday morning, Jan 26, at 11:30 from the church of the Heavenly Rest, 5th Av between 45th and 46th Sts. Galveston (TX) papers please copy.
Added by Francis Donovan on Mar 04, 2015 9:22 AM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service