Have you seen the article on New York City's Hart Island potter's field?

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Yahoo had some links to pictures and stories about New York's Hart Island potter's field for unclaimed dead. Anybody ever tried to find someone buried in a place like this?  Evidently Hart Island has over a million burials.  Hope the link works.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/yorks-potters-field-175714245.html
in The Tree House by Kellie Rhodes G2G6 Mach 2 (22.3k points)

TY Kellie, this may help me on my search: http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Wenzlich-2 

 

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Fortunately unclaimed is not always the same as unknown - For example the Potter's field in Toronto, Ontario, Canada has some records available Example

 

by Rob Ton G2G6 Pilot (275k points)

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