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Jan Franco (#46625834)
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Bio Photo If you are new to findagrave, I suggest you read "frequently asked questions" carefully before making entries or requests.

Since I get a huge volume of requests, please make it easier for me to add biographical information, relationship links, or corrections by going to the page you want linked or corrected and click on "edit." Your info will be emailed directly to me and I can click on the link. If I get the email I will make changes, but generally I don't have time to email you. Please double check dates and info; if multiple items are misspelled or have typos, I am inclined to believe the other material may also be erroneous.

Please state your relationship when making transfer requests. You are able to add photos to any entry.
When the website started there was no option for linking relatives. I am happy to add desired links: please double check your numbers so errors don't make double work for both of us.

I am related to some of the people I have added; entries are also posted in the interest of genealogy and history, and the hope that someone will add my lost ancestors.

Please take digital photos of old gravestones in your area; some that exist today may crumble in a season or two, especially in areas with winter frost. In a way, your photo will preserve it. Perhaps it will be the only record of a particular gravestone. Please do not apply any substance to a gravestone to make it more legible; it damages the stone.

You may use my findagrave photos for your personal use, with attribution; anything to be published - please contact me for permission. Click on photo for larger format.

If you are requesting a photo in a large cemetery please take the time to get section and plot number from the cemetery office, if there is one. Your request has a better chance of being fulfilled that way. Most volunteer photographers work on the weekends when cemetery offices are not open.

Verify everything; transcriptions and even information "written in stone" may be inaccurate. A good example is when the date April 31 appears on a gravestone.

Most of the CT cemeteries have already been added to findagrave. When in doubt check under "New" and "Old" to see if you've missed the listing. Please HESITATE before creating a new Connecticut cemetery on findagrave. I'll be happy to research it for you to avoid duplication; so many alternate names and town name changes make it likely it is already listed in another place. The majority of CT cemeteries that existed in 1934 were surveyed on the Hale Index: Although it contains errors and omissions it is still very helpful.

Another source of information is the Ct Gravestone Network:
Your local library or historical society can also assist you. Ask for the person most familiar with the cemeteries or the history of the town.

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Jess E. Bromley
Edit requests
I have sent you a number of edit requests the information for which comes from the book on Bromley genealogy by Viola Bromley copyright 1911 pages 154-155.
Thank you very much
Jess Bromley
Added by Jess E. Bromley on Jun 18, 2017 7:14 AM
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Trooper Robert M Stockder
On behalf of our late Troopers, we THANK YOU for your great help and service.

Vince Katinas
Squadron A Association
Added by squadron a association on Jun 10, 2017 12:48 PM
anthony butler
My email is
so we can contact. I have some in all saints too if as that one is way easier then st Lawrence.
Added by anthony butler on Jun 05, 2017 3:14 PM
anthony butler
RE: Jan
Ok. I meant St Mary's Cemetery in Hamden Ct
Added by anthony butler on Jun 03, 2017 3:14 PM
Jim Fenn-Lawson
Roxanna Foote Beecher #17148568
Jan - I took a picture of Roxanna Beecher's headstone in East Litchfield cemetery. Would you like me to add the photo to the memorial you created for her? I am curious as to why she is not listed as being buried in East Litchfield cemetery. Thank you for all you do for Find-A-Grave. JIM
Added by Jim Fenn-Lawson on May 29, 2017 6:26 PM
anthony butler
RE: Jan
Saint Mary star and st Lawrence. All have been called ahead for accurate location.
Added by anthony butler on May 29, 2017 5:50 PM
anthony butler
Do you do phot requests.
Added by anthony butler on May 29, 2017 4:12 PM
Laura Thrasher
Nicholas Ames #18899052
I believe Sgt. Nicholas Ames #18899052 is also known as Capt. Nicholas Ames. There is a source on Ancestry: U. S. Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930 referring to him as Capt. Nicholas Ames, died 23 Dec 1817. I also believe that his first wife was Abigail Robinson #18898994 who died at the age of 19 on 18 Jun 1769. Their son John #78869812 was born in 1769 and died 19 Oct 1824 with a wife Vienna Penfield. Nicholas Ames later married Theodosia Stocking, but I have not yet found their marriage record.
Added by Laura Thrasher on May 29, 2017 8:02 AM
Nashville Rambler
RE: Levi Curtiss
Agreed on Abigail, wife #1; Levi married Abigail Ufford as wife #2. I haven't found a record anywhere (yet) for a son Levi Curtiss who died young. That's my best guess for Levi buried next to her. Her husband outlived her by 40 years. It might make sense she's buried with a child died closer to when she did. Maybe she even died in childbirth? I'm still looking.
Added by Nashville Rambler on May 24, 2017 12:47 PM
Nashville Rambler
Levi Curtiss
I have my own picture. I guess I could add that, too. I'm still working out who the other stone belongs to. It does look older though, doesn't it?
Added by Nashville Rambler on May 24, 2017 11:54 AM
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