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Kristin Keaser (#47531334)
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I became interested in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, because four of my husband's family members (Keaser) are buried there. The conditions were (and still are) absolutely horrible when we first tried to find the graves in 2007. During our searches for the graves of our family members, I began transcribing some of the headstones, hoping that someday someone else would be luckier than we were. So much of black history is simply lost! We actually cleaned the graves of four unrelated individuals after our search for our family remained fruitless. I keep hoping that Mount Auburn will be restored. Hope springs eternal, right?

My husband's family hails from Warren County, North Carolina, and I'm trying to find as many family members as I can. Of particular interest is Burchette Chapel, Manson, Warren, North Carolina, as a host of his ancestors is buried there.
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Kent Salomon
RE: Henry G.T. Esch
Hi Kristin and glad you find it helpful. I am not related to the family but happen to be working on making Evergreen cemetery as complete as possible with pictures and obituaries.
Added by Kent Salomon on Aug 28, 2015 1:44 PM
PL
Keaser
golly that was three+ years ago.I might have gone to the cemetery or I might have gotten a e-mail from some one with the info.I have added so many graves,its hard to say.I wish I had better answers for you but thats true.Don't know what else to tell you.
Added by PL on Mar 30, 2012 1:22 PM
PL
Keaser
I have no answer for that question.
I see that I add then 3 three years ago and see that you have been a member of Find A Grave for 9 months.
But still that does not explain how that happen.I don't know,I'll be happy to transfer them to you if you like.
Added by PL on Mar 30, 2012 12:31 PM
Sean Paul Murphy
RE: Damon Shivers
His father's grave was little further in. That has a picture on it too. I thought I had posted it, but I guess I didn't have a still. I will try to get it up on the site soon. (I think that area is overgrown now. Perhaps I pull a still from the film.)

I hope the cemetery will be restored and that Damon's resting place with get the respect it deserves.
Added by Sean Paul Murphy on Jun 14, 2011 11:15 PM
Sean Paul Murphy
RE: Clarence Downs, Sr.; Mt. Auburn Cemetery
I think I photographed that grave around 2007. Probably right after you cleaned it. I don't know about it's current condition. Some areas of the cemetery were relatively clean two months ago, but, after the rains, it is a jungle again. I was last at the cemetery two weeks ago.

I am working on a feature length documentary about the cemetery the plans various people have to restore it. We have finished shooting and now we are in post production. Here is a little temporary trailer we threw together.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhWZ3_WMSFU
Added by Sean Paul Murphy on Jun 14, 2011 11:12 PM
 

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