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.

in The Tree House by Kellie Rhodes G2G6 Mach 3 (36.8k 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 (296k points)

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