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Ellen (#46939560)
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Interment (n.), Inter (v.)
Definition: To place the remains of a deceased human being or animal into the ground, e.g., earth burial**.

The English word "interment" arose sometime between 1300-1350 and is commonly used today by funeral service and cemetery professionals alike, as well as the public.

Part of this word owes its genesis to the Latin word "terra," or "earth" -- which also gave rise to our English words "terrestrial" and "terrace."

**Because of its linguistic origin, the English word "interment" usually refers to the burial of human or animal remains below ground, but this is not a requirement. While more common in the past, many individuals were "interred" in a sarcophagus, mausoleum or tomb above ground, and it is even correct to say that "a cremated individual's inurned remains were later interred," whether below ground in a gravesite or above ground in a columbarium niche.

Internment (n.), Intern (v.)

Definition: To detain or confine a person/group of people viewed as a threat.

People arrested for committing a crime are subject to "internment" -- or, in the common vernacular, they are "tossed in the slammer." If you remember the significant difference a single "N" can make between "inter" and "intern," you likely will never again forget why someone mourning the death of a loved one might bristle when hearing a relative or friend say, "Yes, her father was 'interned' this morning."
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Sandie Larabee-Gardner
Thank you!!
Thank you so much for taking care of this for me.
Grateful beyond words.
Added by Sandie Larabee-Gardner on Apr 16, 2017 9:16 AM
Mardelle & Melvin Paulsen
Thank you so much for photographing the Paulsens' niche cover. Greatly appreciated.
Added by 11743 on Apr 15, 2017 5:32 AM
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Harold Alberico
Thank you for the information
Very much appreciated
Annie M.
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Gerald Makosky
Another thing I just notice is my edit was in regards to site 59, but there is another in 95. Please compare before edits. Thanks.
Added by Gerald Makosky on Apr 02, 2017 8:27 AM
Carol Simpson
RE: Catherine Hastings nee Simpson Messer
I would rather pass along information privately. I am not familiar enough with this format to do so.

Added by Carol Simpson on Mar 27, 2017 10:29 AM
Carol Simpson
Catherine Hastings nee Simpson Messer
Ellen - Thank you for posting this information on Catherine Messer. I have more family info if you would like to contact me privately
Added by Carol Simpson on Mar 23, 2017 2:59 PM
Sandie Larabee-Gardner
Thank you!!
Thank you so very much for taking the time to send me the requested picture.
It had a spelling error & will soon be corrected.When it is, I hope I can make the same request of you .
You are such a blessing to others.
Added by Sandie Larabee-Gardner on Mar 06, 2017 9:33 AM
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Robert Comstock
Thank you, all done
Added by Susan Bower-Litzenberger on Feb 27, 2017 2:23 PM
RE: Beekley/Beekly
Contact me at and I'll give you more sources showing when they changed the named from Beekly to using Beekley. You answered my next question that you aren't related.

Samuel David Bueghly b. 1833
son Charles Martin Bueghly started using Beekly
Sons: Leroy William (b. 1896), Clifford Bruce (b. 1898--although inaccurate on his grave marker as somewhere between 1917 and 1942 he changed that), Samuel David (b. 1900)

I have a list of variations.
Beulah still spelled hers Beekly in the 1954 city directory. Changed somewhere along the line. I don't know what her birth record has. She had four brothers.

Leroy William used Beekly on Draft Registration Cards in 1917 and 1942 but Beekley on marriage license although father was Beekly. Hopefully this is the same after I send it as when I finish typing as the machine keeps "correcting" it to Berkley. Merikay
Added by Merikay on Feb 27, 2017 6:58 AM
Carol Foss
I have moved her. Thank you for the info.
Added by Carol Foss on Feb 25, 2017 5:33 PM
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