Category Archives: Research Trips

One Family Multiple Spellings

Gearin, Garen, Guerin, Gerarin, Garren In researching Gearin history, I have found the spelling of this surname spelled  different ways on government documents.  The spelling Garen showed up on Michael and Margaret’s Marriage certificate, their son William and wife Mary on the 1939 census of Arlington Ma as Guerin, and Gearin most everywhere else.  I spent […]

A Visit to Westview Cemetery Lexington, Ma

  Click for Grave Locations Coming home from Salem Ma, after a few days of Haunted Happenings on October 6, I had planned to stop at Westview Cemetery to find the grave of my godfather and Uncle William (Bill) Gearin. My wife Cheryl, daughter Holly and I found the cemetery with no trouble. Though once […]

A Visit to Watertown

2007 This second trip has brought me to Watertown, Ma. Watertown hold many dear memories for me as it is the town that many cousins, aunts and uncles lived, but more notably for me my grandparents George and Mary (Nelligan) Miller. I thought back to who I talked to last in Watertown and remembered last […]

Our Visit To Arlington

January 6th, 2007 So, Holly and I went to Arlington Ma on Dec 30th 2006 to visit my 1st cousin once removed Michael Gearin and his wife Catherine. They have 3 children who are my 1st cousins. It was a great visit since I haven’t seen Michael and Catherine for about 12 + years – […]

Looking For Final Resting Places Of Our Ancestors

Sept. 5 2007 In this project I am seeking the final resting places of all ancestors. I would like to have a gravestone photo or location of every person on this family site. If you would like to participate in this project please read on. This project enables our descendants in the future and now […]