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Scott Connor Barnard (#47118264)
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Bio Photo I was born into an old New England family and raised in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. As a youth I didn't know (or care) much about my family history. Now I have been bitten by the genealogical bug, or maybe it was a shark, and it's incurable.

“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” Pericles

I dedicate my efforts to those who have been forgotten

I live in Forest City, North Carolina, an 11th generation American and member of the Sons of the American Revolution

Look for my memorialized individuals at Ancestry.Com, "One American Family" tree

Much credit and honor must be given to those who compiled much of the information I've added for the New Hampshire cemeteries. They are Anita Downing for her Pine Grove Cemetery transcription; Beverly MacIntosh for her transcriptions of Woodstock cemeteries and much more; Barbara Avery for her Woodstock Town Records; Lester & Rita (Hammond) Mitchell and The Campton Historical Society for their copy of Campton Cemetery interments and Jane Westfall for her copy of the inventory of interments at The Homeland Cemetery in Bristol. Special acknowledgement and thanks goes to R. W. Musgrove and his "History of Bristol, New Hampshire" for much confirming evidence for those buried in the Homeland Cemetery.

Much heartfelt thanks to all of those who have added to my knowledge of my family history and added photos and additional information to my memorials.

Many many years ago when I was twenty three,
I got married to a widow who was pretty as could be.
This widow had a grown-up daughter
Who had hair of red.
My father fell in love with her,
And soon the two were wed.

This made my dad my son-in-law
And changed my very life.
My daughter was my mother,
For she was my father's wife.
To complicate the matters worse,
Although it brought me joy,
I soon became the father
Of a bouncing baby boy.

My little baby then became
A brother-in-law to dad.
And so became my uncle,
Though it made me very sad.
For if he was my uncle,
Then that also made him brother
To the widow's grown-up daughter
Who, of course, was my step-mother.

Father's wife then had a son,
Who kept them on the run.
And he became my grandson,
For he was my daughter's son.
My wife is now my mother's mother
And it makes me blue,
Because, although she is my wife,
She is my grandma too.

If my wife is my grandmother,
Then I am her grandchild.
And every time I think of it,
It simply drives me wild.
For now I have become
The strangest case you ever saw.
As the husband of my grandmother,
I am my own grandpa!!

A million times we'll need you,
a million times we'll cry.
If love alone could have saved you,
you never would have died.
In life we loved you dearly,
in death we love you still.
In our hearts you hold a place,
no one else will ever fill.
It broke our hearts to lose you,
but you didn't go alone.
Part of us went with you,
the day God called you home.

from the memorial to Anthony Thomas Pellicci, 1929-2009

How soon fades
the tender flower
....from the marker of Ruby Lee, 1917-18

Oh, for the touch of the
banished hand
A sound of the voice that
is stilled.
from L.M. Capps' marker

Dear Ancestor,
Your tombstone stands among the rest, neglected and alone,
The name, the date, are chiseled out in weather-beaten stone.
It reaches out for all to see, it is too late to mourn,
You did not know I would exist, you died and I was born.
Yet each of us are part of you, in flesh, in blood, in bone,
And in my breast there beats a pulse entirely not my own.
~ Author Unknown

Gone, but not forgotten
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John Wells
McGlew memorial at Homeland Cemetery Bristol, NH
Dear Scott,

Thank you for adding my grandparents to this list, John James and Alice Beatrice Wells McGlew. I will try and find a photo I know I have of their stone to add it to the site. Your efforts are much appreciated and I was surprised to even find an entry for them.

John Wells McGlew
Added by John Wells on Jul 19, 2017 9:41 AM
RE: Ethan Allen Chase
Ok, will delete. Born in Laconia as well (1948) but don't think I have any Barnards in my tree but likely related if you go back far enough LOL! Cheers, Beverly
Added by Beverly on Jun 14, 2017 10:28 AM
Donna Bunker
Arthur J Fleury
Hi Scott
I was looking at your memorial for Arthur J Fleury, and I think you have his DOD wrong. You have his life from 1899-1923. He's an ancestor of mine, and I have him on my tree as dying in 1988. He did have a child, Arthur J Fleury Jr., who was born in 1923 and only lived for one month. The baby might be buried with him, so perhaps the records got mixed up. But Arthur J. born in 1899 went on to have 4 more children after 1923, so I'm sure that his DOD is wrong on the memorial.

Was wondering whether you'd consider transferring this memorial over to me to manage? I'm managing quite a number of other Fleury's and would like to handle this one too. Arthur was my great uncle (i.e., my grandfather's brother). Please and thank you!

Added by Donna Bunker on Jun 01, 2017 9:57 AM
Mike Cooper
28497869 I W Cooper SR
Could you remove your photo of my Grandfather, I have other photos that I would like to upload. Thank you for your help.

Mike Cooper
Added by Mike Cooper on Jan 30, 2017 5:31 AM
Jennifer N.
RE: Re: James P. Patee
Added by Jennifer N. on Jan 21, 2017 7:52 AM
Jennifer N.
63395083 James Paul Pattee
I'm not sure if you have the documents, but you list this man as a Patriot. Can you tell me where you got this from? I'm trying to prove this, but he's not in DAR or SAR databases. Thanks!
Added by Jennifer N. on Jan 19, 2017 2:59 PM
Donna Bunker
52698345 Jane Bolduc Fleury
Hi Scott. I'm new to this site and to genealogy. I was wondering if you would transfer management of this memorial to me. Jane was my great grandmother and it would mean a lot to me. Thanks for considering Donna
Added by Donna Bunker on Jan 06, 2017 12:38 AM
Barbara Long
RE: Mary Vilas

Thank you for your prompt response. Barbara Long
Added by Barbara Long on Jan 03, 2017 1:07 AM
Anna Sleeper Magoon
Do you have any documentation that Edward and Anne (clough) Sleeper are Anna Sleeper Magoon's parent's. All my research is pointing to Stephen Sleeper and Elizabeth French? Any clarification would be greatly appreciated.
Added by Deanna on Dec 26, 2016 10:35 AM
Mary Ranck
Sarah Merrill Foss
Looking for documentation that Sarah Merrill is the daughter of Moses Merrill and Mehitable Otis Merrill.
send to
Thank you.
Added by Mary Ranck on Dec 06, 2016 6:21 PM
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