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Sharon Lavash Hawkins (#47124807)
 member for 8 years, 2 months, 25 days
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Bio Photo I found this on another members profile and it truly expresses how I feel as well:
"The life of a person is more than the dash between two dates. It is my hope that the memorials which I create or manage can make the individuals life fuller, even if just linking to family members or adding a few tidbits of information. Researching and including other family information makes them more than graves, they are people.

My Mom @-->--Ruth Bursey Lavash
Her parents: William Nelson Bursey
Flora Lillian Bradbury Bursey
Her Grandparents:William Robert Bursey
Mary Brown Bursey
Her Great Grandparents:Stephen Brown
Catherine Porter Brown

My Dad's parents:Raymond Lavash
Ellen Veronica Hynes Lavash
My Dad's Grandparents:Caroline Sampson Lavash
and Ernest Paul Lavash

I'm searching for information for the following Families: Lavash, Lavache, Hynes, Higgins, Donohoe,Bursey, Bradbury, Brown, Demeo, Hayes, Sawin. I've been researching my roots for over 20 years and have now started to record cemeteries for others. I've also started adding any Irish and Canadians that I come across, in tribute to my ancesters, military graves & any children that I find - they seem to be the hardest to find & I'm recording them as I find them.

A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier's family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect. Leaving a penny means you visited. A nickel means that you and the deceased soldier trained at boot camp together. If you served with the soldier, you leave a dime. A quarter is very significant because it means that you were there when that soldier died".

This is an abbreviated list of cemeteries that I have visited so far - I've visited some of these because I have family members there -
Belmont Cemetery - Belmont, MA
Calvary Cemetery & Maus. - Waltham, MA
Cambridge Cemetery - Cambridge, MA
Common Street Cemetery - Watertown, MA
Cudworth Cemetery - Scituate, MA
Evergreen Cemetery - Marboro, Ma
Evergreen Cemetery - Leominster, MA
Grove Hill Cemetery - Waltham, MA
Highland Meadow Cemetery - Belmont, MA
Holy Cross Cemetery & Maus. - Malden, MA
Mt. Auburn Cemetery - Watertown/Cambridge, MA
Mt. Feake Cemetery - Waltham, MA
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery - Arlington, MA
Westview Cemetery, Bedford, MA
North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery - Cambridge, MA
Olde Burying Place - Arlington, MA
Old Burying Ground, AKA Ye Olde Burying Ground in Lexington, MA
Old Burying Place - Watertown, MA
Puritan Lawn Cemetery - Peabody, MA
Ridgelawn Cemetery - Watertown, MA
St. Pauls Cemetery - Arlington, MA
St. Patricks Cemetery - Watertown, MA
Woodlawn Cemetery & Crem. - Everett, MA
and a few others
I normally photograph the whole family plot if it's more than a single grave & will post those as well.
Thank you to Linda Shepard Salzer for all her pics, corrections and updates for all the memorials that I set up for North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery - I greatly appreciate it:)

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Dominique Potier
Gardon L Barrows # 134531249
Thanks Sharon for your picture . I can't tell if he was an US Air Force Airborne Troop Carrier during the WW2 ... if one day you find his obit or more info could you contact me ?
Added by Dominique Potier on Jun 23, 2017 1:50 AM
Lani Bartelt
RE: Samuel Bigelow
Received your message but I am confused as I have 4 Samuel Bigelow's in my tree and Samuel Bigelow IV would be close in birth and death dates but I have no record for a Mary Ann Cole in my tree...?
Lani Bartelt
Added by Lani Bartelt on May 26, 2017 9:42 AM
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Maj John Chipman Gray
Thanks so much for adding plot photo--makes the site. Hope you are having warm weather in Boston. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on May 25, 2017 3:40 PM
Charlene Adams
Appleton photos

Thank you very much for the great photos of the Appetons in Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Added by Charlene Adams on May 18, 2017 7:34 AM
PVT George Whittemore
Thanks ever so much for the wonderful photo. I really appreciate your time and talent. Regard,
Added by DaurRegt on May 18, 2017 2:12 AM
F Priam
RE: Arthur Smith
My Pleasure Sharon...obits do have wonderful tidbits of info about their lives, that maybe his descendants might never know about!
Added by F Priam on May 17, 2017 9:22 PM
Carlyn Gore
Julia Appleton McKim

I recently discovered the Will & Probate Records of Charles Follen McKim, the husband of Julia Appleton McKim. According to his Will, Charles is buried between Julia and his mother in Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, Essex, New Jersey.

Also, the middle name of Charles is Follen, not Pollen. I know it is difficult to read these old readings on the tombstone, but I did want to let you know what information I had uncovered.

Carlyn Gore
Added by Carlyn Gore on May 16, 2017 9:19 AM
Melaney Friesen Shaum
Elizabeth Vaughan Picture
Thanks for the picture!!
Added by Melaney Friesen Shaum on May 08, 2017 3:59 PM
Re: George Putnam # 96667622
Thank you so much for the pictures. Your time and efforts are greatly appreciated.
Added by LadyDi_60 on May 08, 2017 8:00 AM
Re: George Putnam
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