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Maryann Martel (#47495569)
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Bio Photo I was born and raised in Fall River. I graduated from B.M.C. Durfee High School in 1976. I went into the military right after graduation in July 1976. I served 12 years in the Naval Reserves, I was the administrative support for the Seals, Seebees, and Divers. Made sure everyone got paid and all records were up to date. I worked directly with the Officers. I was very proud to serve.
I started my search on my family in the mid 90's. I had no idea I came from such a large family. My mother didn't even know of her fathers side of the family. Well, I found them all and shared it with her before she died. My father's side of the family has been documented in a book done by a distant cousin. My mother's side the "Wheatley's" came here to Fall River in 1866. Her mother's side came Michalewich/Korab came here 1901. I have added them all to findagrave. I am now adding graves from St. Mary's Cemetery in Fall River. This is a very old cemetery and they do not bury anyone there anymore. The records have disappeared and considered lost, but what they do have I will add. We will never know how many people are buried there.
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Claffey Surname Organization
St. Mary's Cemetery plot map
OK, found some docs. Will look for more later.

William Joseph Claffey was buried in Plot: A, row 2, grave 5. It's circled on the map:

hmm, doesn't look like I can paste it here or attach it here.

Added by Claffey Surname Organizat... on Jul 06, 2017 7:17 AM
Claffey Surname Organization
Hi Maryann!

I was very interested to come across your Saint Marys Cemetery work.

Somewhere in my dusty records I have a photocopy of the layout with some plot numbers and such. I don't recall how much it covered since I was only interested in Plot: A, row 2, grave 5 at that time I visited to see the where my great-grandfather William Joseph Claffey was buried. A caretaker took me to where the spot was.

I'll look for the correspondence I have with whoever was kind enough to provide me with the information in the late 80's to early 90's to see if it can add to the information you have provided here.

How did you get the bio info you provided on him?

Thanks! I have that info somewhere... :)
Added by Claffey Surname Organizat... on Jul 05, 2017 8:16 PM
RE: mary stanton
Yes, it was a very brief obituary. That was pretty common for the Lowell Sun from that time period.
Added by J.O. on May 19, 2017 3:17 PM
F Priam
RE: Thomas Connell
Ok thank you!
Added by F Priam on May 15, 2017 6:37 AM
F Priam
RE: Thomas Connell
You sent me a message about

Added by F Priam on May 12, 2017 5:39 AM
F Priam
Thomas Connell
Now I remember, you sent me a message saying that he Married his own Mother and had children with her? And I was asking you if thats what you really meant to say....that they had an incestuous relationship?
Added by F Priam on May 12, 2017 5:37 AM
F Priam
RE: Thomas Connell
If you could please refresh my memory on what I sent to you, I have forgotten. thanks
Added by F Priam on May 12, 2017 5:27 AM
FAG #125262907
The pictures for this memorial are upside down.

Added by Treeoligy on May 07, 2017 4:23 PM
F Priam
Thomas Connell
Did you really mean, that he Married His MOTHER and had children with her???
Added by F Priam on Apr 02, 2017 4:32 PM
RE: Cox, Dr. Thomas P..
Yes. Still here. Please do share!
Added by Annie on Mar 28, 2017 3:36 PM
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