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P.K. Magruder (#47017377)
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Bio Photo Every marker has a story to tell; sometimes I can be its voice

PLEASE use the Edit tab and Suggest a Correction link to add/correct information. I try to get to them within 24 hours of receipt.

I don't estimate birth years. The relatives of the dearly departed not only could get the date of death wrong on the monument but the age at death. Too many people take anything they find on the Internet as gospel, and I will not contribute to that bad habit.

PLEASE use the Edit tab and Suggest a Correction to request a transfer. Please include your relationship. I will not transfer out of guidelines. Please spare me the "I am the family genealogist" and the "I have tons of information to add" stories. Use the edit system. Too many people have requested out-of-guidelines transfers and then never added so much as a comma to the memorial. Requests for bulk transfers will be summarily ignored.

I WILL NOT link to a "burial unknown". This IS a grave registration site.

If I do not maintain the memorial, but add a picture, PLEASE check the photo caption for the inscription.

My love of old cemeteries is genetic from my dad. I try to take pictures of the fallen/damaged markers first as they might end up "behind the shed" or "over the wall" by the next time I get there.

Sources for additional memorial information include:
Suggest A Correction, NEHGS,,, NARA, other on-line sources, personal library, obituaries, newspaper items, etc.

Presenter of Betty Allen Chapter DAR and Friends of Lilly Library sponsored "Celestial Residents Walking Tours": Bridge Street Cemetery (Northampton), Park Street Cemetery (Florence), Spring Grove Cemetery (Florence), West Farms Cemetery (Florence) and a virtual tour of "The Celestial Residents of Chesterfield".

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Elisha Allen
Thank you!
Added by Family Hunter on Oct 21, 2017 9:26 AM
David Knox
Knox Family Medals
Thank You for the Medals on the Knox Family Veterans. Doing some Knox Family Ancestor Research and finding ancestors buried in many towns and cities in western mass. Has been very informative about family history . Regards David
Added by David Knox on Oct 17, 2017 7:37 AM
RE: Stella LaCasse
Thank you.
Added by LaCasse on Oct 16, 2017 7:43 AM
Stella LaCasse
Hi,I'm new at this. I don't see a duplicate for her anywhere. She is my grandmother. I read the info but I"m unsure of what I did wrong. Bonnie
Added by LaCasse on Oct 14, 2017 2:35 PM
RE: Your profile
Thanks for catching me on my enthusiastic overstatements I wrote several years ago. I've revised it according to your wise and diplomatic suggestion.

Thanks for your good work here and in the genealogical community overall.
Added by JM on Oct 13, 2017 3:42 AM
Laurie Hitchcock Roy
RE: Re Infant Hitchcock photo request
Thank you for trying to find the marker for Infant Hitchcock.
Added by Laurie Hitchcock Roy on Sep 27, 2017 8:20 AM
Thank you so much for adding this Memorial and photo
SAMUEL BAKEMAN was my grgrgr uncle Brother to my RICHSRD BAKEMAN who died in1873 I believe in NORTHAMPTON,ma
Both and Samuel II were some of Samuel BAKEMAN the first and Rosanna BAKEMSN



OF AMHERST,ma .2728-1870 by JAMES a. SMITH

Added by RAYMOND BROOKS on Sep 15, 2017 3:42 PM
Edward Adams Damon (132559118)
Hi P. K.,
I will be glad to transfer the stewardship of Edward's memorial to you if you like. I am not related to him.
Just send a line and I'll process the transfer ASAP.
~ Jennie
Added by Jennie on Sep 05, 2017 5:23 AM
Koreen Miller
RE: George and Jane Wenzel

I appreciate the changes that you have made and will convey to their great-grandson why other changes were not made.

Thank you!!
Added by Koreen Miller on Aug 28, 2017 8:34 PM
Koreen Miller
George and Jane Wenzel
Thank you so much for the directions - we found the stone without issue.

I did get a request from George and Jane's great grandson (David Dewey) about making changes to their post. I was able to submit the change for Jane -but had trouble with the one for George. He wants to change the place of birth for George to be Eiterhagen, Hessen, Germany. However, the small village is not a choice in the drop down boxes. I wanted to ask you how to best proceed - I can request the change to Hessen and leave the city blank and perhaps we had Eiterhagen to the profile?

The change for Jane will be to change her maiden name to Girvin. David things the typo on the tombstone was due to George's heavy german accent.

Thank you for all of your assistance and work on these postings.
Koreen Miller
Added by Koreen Miller on Aug 27, 2017 1:15 PM
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