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Pat Van Den Berghe (#47310624)
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Please do not be mean, everyone who has what they won't do for people won't find any assistance from this researcher. Don't horde grave sites. If you are an FAG Nazi think about what you can do for people who are looking for relatives, you have no right to hold family members of any rank hostage. Stop the insanity of the numbers game, please!

Currently photograhping/researching the Valley Cemetery in Manchester, NH. This cemetery was the first public cemetery in the City. The first burial was in July 1841. It is now closed, as there is no longer any space. One must be a blood relative of a grave owner to be buried there. Therefore, no money is generated for care. There are a few Rev War, Sp AM, many CW soldiers, a few from WWI and WWII, Korea and one soldier from Vietnam.

I have added many names from this cemetery, it may look like numbers issue but it is to ensure that an appropriate history, if there is one can be documented by my having ownership and that stones can be uploaded and any information will stand as the love and respect I have for the residents of this fading jewel. If I can find no info or there is no stone, I will document such. I have loved this cemetery for almost 50 years and I will transfer outside the fag guidelines. I am not one to add names without doing research but unfortunately an individual was doing such and was asked to stop and or transfer and the person didn't respond.

The founders of the city of Manchester, and the robber barons of the numerous mills, as Manchester, NH, was at one time the manufacturing capital of the World, are residents of this lovely Victorian Cemetery.

The cemetery is essentially divided into two parts with the "Valley" dividing it. There is one Street that hosts many of the wealthy, however most of the cemetery can have a lot of a millionaire and a mill worker in the next lot. It is a beautiful garden style cemetery fashioned after Auburn Cemetery, in Massachusetts. The 19.4 acres was donated by the Amoskeag Mfg. Co to accommodate the growing city, as church cemetery's became overwhelmed, and laws went into place regarding burials.

This writer is hoping to generate interest from the City and vounteers to keep this cemetery cared for and too show pride for the history of the residents of this beautiful resting place.

Will assist with photo request for Manchester, Goffstown, Hooksett and perhaps So. NH, please let me know what area so I can see if I can assist. Also, if you find any errors in what I have submitted please advise, I carefully research information before adding it to the internet but old records can be tricky. Thanks for understanding.
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D. Leeman Wilson
RE: Clough
Thank you very much for transferring the memorials for Charles Clough (#95471044) and his family to me. I am researching them and adding info as we speak.
Added by D. Leeman Wilson on Apr 24, 2017 5:29 PM
RE: Carrie Hoyt
You currently have her in the Carter Family Cemetery, Hillsboro, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire ( Not the Valley Cemetery in Manchester, NH, where her headstone is and her parents are buried. The Carter Family cemetery is a private cemetery. Denise.
Added by Denise on Mar 04, 2017 11:24 PM
D. Leeman Wilson
Charles Edward W. Clough mem # 95471059
Hello Pat,
Thank you for creating the memorial and gravestone photos for Charles Edward W. Clough and his wife Mary. Charles is my first cousin 4x removed. His son, William Clough, Mem # 95471154 is also listed on the gravestone. Would you be able to attach this photo to his memorial too? I have just sent you parental link requests for Charles also. If you would like to transfer these memorials to me, I would be happy to add any bio info I might find. If not I will send you info. Thanks in advance.

Added by D. Leeman Wilson on Feb 18, 2017 11:06 AM
Stan Garrity
Joseph Fradd
Hi Pat I was not able to delete Joseph, but I did put him in as the father. I think you can delete him now. How are you and how is your husband? I was down to Valley the other day, boy what a mess.
Added by Stan Garrity on Jan 26, 2017 4:32 PM
Fran Hanchett
RE: Timothy Blaisdell
Right. Now I remember. So, I'm still looking for Timothy. Thanks.
Added by Fran Hanchett on Dec 08, 2016 12:16 PM
Fran Hanchett
Timothy Blaisdell
Timothy Blaisdell - Valley Cemetery.
I am sorry, Pat. Can you refresh my memory? I haven't a clue what your message means?
Added by Fran Hanchett on Dec 08, 2016 12:05 PM
Gary Boughton
RE: Martha Bouton Cilley Clarke
Hi Pat,
Thanks so much for the transfer of Martha Bouton Cilley Clarke, its very much appreciated. She is a 3 times 4 times removed cousin. I have attached her father to her.

Thanks again,

Gary Boughton
Added by Gary Boughton on Sep 25, 2016 2:51 PM
Michael Raymond
RE: Frederick P. Smith
Hello Pat,
Thank you for your offer, if you have a moment I would accept your offer for the transference of his wives..!
Thank you !
Added by Michael Raymond on Sep 23, 2016 10:20 AM
RE: Collins, Perkins
Hi Pat,
I have pasted my number above. Thanks for all your hard work entering all the data. I can now officially say I have located relatives back to 1810. Hooray..They were my dead end wall. Nopun intended. Had a hard time finding Collins and his family. I will be happy to update what I can on those you transfer to me. Be good to yourself, not easy being a caregiver it can take a toll on you. Good to see you have this as an outlet for relaxation.
Will keep in touch. Thanks again.
Added by Ckats on Sep 06, 2016 9:37 PM
RE: Perkins, Collins, Parker
I am new to this, don't see the transfer button? The grave id is #71961995. If you have time and want to really search the lineage, You can find the book Runnels and Reynolds Families in America 1873. The family lines are all there, especially the Perkins line. Margaret Runnels who married David K Perkins... part III fifth generation, page 223 Line #2757. Sharing this as I am not sure if your related to this line or just volunteer on Find A Grave and entering information. Nathaniel is my 5 times GGrandfather. Pretty cool.
Thanks Ckats
Added by Ckats on Sep 06, 2016 8:00 PM
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