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Ben G (#47255941)
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Bio Photo I love exploring and photographing old cemeteries in Maine. I am especially familiar with Androscoggin, Cumberland, Hancock, and York counties. I am a Greater Portland History docent, photographer for Greater Portland Landmarks, a contributor to Friends of Evergreen,the Maine Old Cemeteries Association, and a member of SpiritsAlive.com, the overseers of Eastern Cemetery in Portland, Maine



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Bob McLellan
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Ben, many thanks for taking the Fox, Dana, Weeks and Warren photos at the Eastern Cemetery.
Added by Bob McLellan on Jul 23, 2017 9:16 AM
kcd
RE: Hallowell Village Maine (John Q A Fernald)
Hi Ben,
Thank you for all the work your doing! I found the information via FamilySearch.org. Here's the Citation:

"Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KXQC-RPL : 4 December 2014), John Q A Fernald, 08 Aug 1883; citing Death, , State Archives, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,001,829.

Thanks again!

--Kris
Added by kcd on Jul 08, 2017 11:20 AM
J Lawrence
RE: Grosses
I will be in Rockland Maine the weekend of Aug 29th. It would be nice if we could meet. Cuz, J. Lawrence
Added by J Lawrence on Jul 01, 2017 3:33 PM
Cheryl
Colesworthy
Awesome pictures! Thank you sooooooooo much! :)
Added by Cheryl on Jun 30, 2017 7:40 AM
Betty Yeager
RE: Re: Benjamin Gross
I think that's great!
Added by Betty Yeager on Jun 26, 2017 8:24 PM
Patti Leland
RE: Alden Bellatty
You're welcome. Their stone is amazing! It is very thin though. We put it back upside down to preserve it.
Added by Patti Leland on Jun 24, 2017 7:12 AM
Linda Bouley
Micah Gross
Referring to #43442974, this Micah had a son Jonah with his second wife, Hannah Freeman. He is the father of Capt Micah Gross & grandfather of Micah Gross both of whom are buried at Quabbin Park near Ben F as I described before. so that is their connection to him.

Linda
Added by Linda Bouley on Jun 21, 2017 6:44 PM
Linda Bouley
RE: Ben Gross
Since I've done so much work on the Gross family grave sites, I'd really like to know which Micah you are descended from. Capt Micah Gross was quite famous as a soldier & is Ben's grea-great grandfather. Also, is this originally a German name?

Linda
Added by Linda Bouley on Jun 21, 2017 8:19 AM
Linda Bouley
Ben Gross
sorry it took so long to get back to you. I recently retruned to Quabbin Park Cemetery. the snow is long gone & I was able to find the Ben Gross stone & also who his parents were because the stone lists them as Emily (EmilY Ann Moore) & John L Gross He is buried next to his great-grandmother Elizabeth Dyer Gross & to her left is his great grandfather Capt. Michah Gross. His parents are in the row in front of him. His grandparents Micah Gross & Sarah Lamb Gross are also there. I think I mentioned to you before that the Gross burial area is quite large.

I will be putting those pics up as soon as I edit them & I will also make the correct interconnections. Ben's is hard to read, but I'm sure it's him due to the location & by tracing the letters with my fingers.

Linda Bouley
Added by Linda Bouley on Jun 19, 2017 9:07 AM
JM
Lois A. Reed
Thanks for checking the gravesite of Lois Reed & recording that her marker stone isn't there and among which gravestones she is buried.
Added by JM on Jun 02, 2017 3:23 AM
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