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September Speaker Series - Union Cemetery

Oshawa’s Union Cemetery was located on the border of East Whitby and Whitby Township today the Town of Whitby and the City of Oshawa. Described in 1875  as having “…large and handsomely laid out grounds … which will not only be a quiet and worthy resting place for the dead, but by the care bestowed upon it, be a credit to the living…”, Union Cemetery has a history spanning more than 175 years. 86 more words

Oshawa

UNION CEMETERY - Union Township - near Phillipsburg, Missouri

This photo was taken toward the back of the Union Cemetery near Phillipsburg, Laclede County, Missouri.  My McMenus great grandparents and three of their children are buried here, along with my great great grandparents Joseph and Sarah Selvidge McMenus and other McMenus relations.  353 more words

Photography

Union Cemetery Part 1

This will be a 2 part post. Maybe even more! My better camera battery had inexplicably died. I had to use my backup camera, but it doesn’t take as good of pictures. 262 more words

Ethel Clemons Bunton Obituary

from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky

Friday, February 17, 1911

Mrs. Ethel Clemons Bunton, wife of William N. Bunton, and only child of G. 251 more words

Family Stories

Brass Doors Stolen From Mausoleums In Brockton Cemetery

BROCKTON (CBS) – It was no Halloween hoax.

Some grave robbers actually went to the Union Cemetery in Brockton and stole the heavy brass doors off five mausoleums Wednesday night. 228 more words

News

The Jaunty Major-General

http://wwwx.dowling.edu/library/new/GeorgeMunkenbeck.mp3

His full name was about as long and storied as his career: Philippe Regis Denis de Keredern de Trobriand. He was a Baron, a novelist, a painter, a gardener,  a member of the Garde Lafayette (Fifty-fifth New York), a hero of Gettysburg, and summertime resident of Bayport. 98 more words

Sayville

Union Cemetery - Calgary: Part Four

I know, I know.  I can just imagine you looking at the blog post title, throwing up your arms in despair and saying, “She’s talking about graves. 600 more words

History