trying to stay ahead of developers who want to cover historical markers... and the weather, time and vandals that obscure the inscriptions... to honor those that walked before us.
Although I visit cemeteries whenever I travel (to the dismay of others in the car), most of my work is in Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, and Washington State's Skagit County. I've been known to wander off to Massachusetts, Connecticut and Maine given the opportunity.
Whenever possible, I post a photo--a photo makes it real. I also try to list the sources I've used to stitch together family relations or any info that I might find.
Thank you in advance for sending in corrections or additions using the Edit button. I appreciate your updates very much. Although I try to thank and acknowledge all corrections, I may not always have the time. Edits posted in the message area below will be ignored and deleted.
I will not link to those who are listed as burial location unknown or memorials whose placement in a cemetery is supposition (aka plops).
I transfer direct relatives within three generations (that means: your siblings, parents, grandparents, children, and grandchildren). As Richard H so aptly puts it:
"... someone who died 200 years ago could be related to thousands of people." Please use the virtual cemetery feature to group your family memorials.
My activity is seasonal--I use the New England winters to create new memorials with the images I've collected the rest of the year. There are several thousand waiting to be processed... Click here to see the memorials I've added in the past few 7 days.
10,000 memorials :: 20-8-2011 :: 3Y9M9D
15,000 memorials :: 28-12-2012 :: 5Y1M18D
19,000 memorials :: 10-07-2016 :: 8Y8M0D
18,000 photos :: 15-01-2014 :: 6Y2M5D
20,000 photos :: 21-02-2016 :: 8Y3M12D
23,000 photos :: 19-07-2017 :: 9Y8M8D
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