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From: Lizette Strait <>
Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Evergreen Cemetery in Wynantskill
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2007 23:32:40 -0500 (GMT-05:00)
I live only a few miles from the cemetery and it is not that big. Is Henderson the name on the stone? If so, I could take a picture of it and email it to you. Of course on a warmer day than today.
>From: Russell Pearce <>
>Sent: Jan 19, 2007 6:35 PM
>Subject: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Evergreen Cemetery in Wynantskill
>I know that my grandfather, George Alexander, is buried in the Henderson
>plot in Evergreen Cemetery in Wynantskill. However, due to, probably, money
>problems, my grandfather's name was never carved on the existing stone.
>(This is a sad irony, since he was a stone cutter and spent his entire life
>carving tombstones and statuary for many area cemeteries, including Oakwood
>Cemetery, yet he is buried in an unmarked grave.) The story my mother
>always gave was that there was no room on the stone for his name. This, I
>I contacted the man whom I was told had the cemetery records. He is rather
>discombobulated (by his own admission) as far as the cemetery records go.
>He admits that they were "dumped in his lap." He does not find that there
>is a George Alexander buried in the Henderson plot, or anywhere else in the
>Even though there is a church right next door, the people there told me that
>they have no connection to the cemetery. Can anyone give me any advice as
>to where I can look, beyond the cemetery records man, to find the records
>for this cemetery? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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