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D J Pimentel (#47148697)
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Bio Photo I've lived in Acushnet, MA. since 1958 and have always been interested in photography and history so having a hobby that combines the two is great.

I'm a 2nd generation American on both sides of my family with both sets of grandparents arriving in New Bedford, MA after 1900.
My parents, David Pimental and Norma S. Pimental, maternal grandparents, Harry #39060089 and Bertha (Baumeister) Settele #39060089, plus maternal aunts and uncles, Louis H. Settele #39060184 and his wife, Kathleen “Kay” Higham #39060231 and Harry Settele Jr #39059970 and his wife, Mary Anna Josefek #39060037, are at Pine Grove Cemetery in New Bedford so I started adding to the entries there to aid others researching their genealogy and got hooked on photographing stones and adding to the data on FAG.

Since 2012 I've been concentrating on Rural Cemetery which is also the final resting place for my paternal grandparents, Manuel Dias Pimental Jr #41299437 and Valentina (Mello) Pimental #41294992, Grand-aunt and Godmother, Amelia “Millie” Monteiro #41294450, paternal great-grandparents, Manuel #41294221 and Rosa (Botelho) de Mello #41294307 and Grand-aunt Beatrice “Bea” Edwards #41294366.

Please don't hesitate to ask for a transfer of any relative of yours that I've entered, no matter how distantly related. I'm not related to most of the memorials I've created and always like to see them in the care of a family member.

I post most of my headstone photos to Ancestry in my FAG Research tree under my Ancestry user name "trinka5364". I also post my photos to Ancestry when I find that I've photographed stones that already have photos posted in FAG.

Anyone who wishes to use these headstone photos for non-commercial purposes should have the courtesy to give credit to the photographer when copying: ex: Photo by D J Pimentel, or copy & paste the Find A Grave Memorial #.

The flowers I leave on memorials are mostly shots I've taken of flowers in my garden or ones I took when visiting other gardens on vacation.
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TAP
RE: Ralph Kirslis Memorial# 47923721- Pine Grove Cemetery
Thank you for taking the time. Much appreciated.
Kindest Regards,
Norman
Added by TAP on Oct 23, 2017 7:45 AM
Anonymous
RE: Annie Swift Knowles 177617483
thank you! and for the photo too :)
Added by Anonymous on Oct 21, 2017 11:07 AM
TAP
Ralph Kirslis - Pine Grove Cemetery
Hello DJ,
My name is Norman Prachniak and I live in Baltimore, MD. My family is originally from New Bedford, Mass. On a recent trip to New Bedford I was attempting to find out information on my maternal grandmother. In researching cemetery records I came across a possible connection between Ralph Kirslis and my grandmother. I was wondering if you had any further information on Ralph other than what is posted on find a grave. If so please let me know. Thank you.
Kindest Regards,
Norman Prachniak
Added by TAP on Oct 19, 2017 7:06 AM
Anonymous
duplicate
never mind the photo, looks like your memorials were duplicated due to difference in last name Furnane vs. Furnans. Your memorial is here:
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=152221213&ref=acom
I'll send a message to the FurnanE holder and perhaps you could note last name G.R.1 listed as Furnane on page 180, births, New Bedford vital records to 1850.
Added by Anonymous on Sep 24, 2017 7:43 AM
Anonymous
Furnane in Rural Cemetery
John and Mary Furnane are buried in Rural. Mary's direct link is here:
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=157438478
you have photo of the gravestone on your ancestry.com familytree. thought you might post to their findagrave memorials.
thanks
best regards
Added by Anonymous on Sep 24, 2017 7:39 AM
Anonymous
Alfred Morse
typo corrected - thanks
Added by Anonymous on Sep 03, 2017 4:34 AM
J.Vondra
Bernice Elizabeth (Wilson) Geary
Thank you so much for the photo of Bernice's headstone. I appreciate the time and effort you have taken to satisfy my request.
Added by J.Vondra on Aug 19, 2017 9:42 AM
Anonymous
Margaret Smith Hall
good catch! thanks for the research and best regards :)
Added by Anonymous on Aug 10, 2017 4:12 AM
William Wallace
Couple of Corrections
My Mother Madge Wallace #112584485 has the name "Motta" I assume listed as her maiden name. Her maiden name was Westgate.

also, laid next to her is an Althea (Ellis) Westgate which is Madge's mother and not on the Tabor Cemetary list.

To the left (south) of their graves is a Sandra Acevedo. She is Madge's sister and Althea's daughter.

I am in the process of doing some genealogy and have found alot of info from Find A Grave.

If you can add these changes, I would appreciate it.

Thank you for all you do

Bill Wallace
bwallace9898@yahoo.com


Added by William Wallace on Aug 02, 2017 9:09 PM
Anonymous
Smith Mills & Charles Greaves
thank you so much, the way it appeared on death record I could not tell...looked like died Smith Mills, buried New Bedford but not being local I could not be sure as "Smith Mills" could be a manufacturer within New Bedford. I am very glad you visited his memorial and that you check edits.
best regards
Added by Anonymous on Aug 02, 2017 7:26 PM
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